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DMOZ listing for site with affiliate content

Any chance?

5:40 pm on Mar 5, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm wondering whether to submit a travel site I run. OK it has a lot of afiliate content BUT it also has a lot of original, unique travel articles and photographs in a seperate section.

Is it worth submitting the articles and photos section to the ODP or am I just wasting my time?


6:07 pm on Mar 6, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I must admit being very skeptical. If I were a DMOZ editor and someone submitted one section of a website I would still visit the frontpage and ask myself why the webmaster did not submit the entire website.

In other words: If that article and photo section is not a website in its own rights I would not submit it.

4:03 am on Mar 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The editor should ask, "what is the primary purpose of this site?" and if the answer is "to drive content through advertising links", then the site should not be listed.

If that's really the purpose of the site, the editor is surprisingly likely to notice.

6:40 pm on Mar 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

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My site was just listed (took 10 months), it sounds similar to your site, travel, place specific, lots of unique content and photos, adsense and hotel aff links throughout.

It would seem that trying to get listed is certainly worth it, all they can do is say no...

P.S. I submitted the main URL, I figure if you submit any part of the site the reviewing editor is naturally going to look at the main url anyway.