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Problem with Zeal submission

Reviewer rejects my site, others are also bad, but refuse to adjust

     
5:34 pm on Aug 9, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I have submitted my web site to Zeal, and it was rejected because of the CJ and Adsense on the site.

The reasoning was "technically it is a commercial site".

When I pointed out that all the other sites in the category had advertisements and banners, some even more profusely, and their content was limited at best, I was informed that his decision stands, but if I have the problem with the others I should take it up with the Editors.

My site is a discussion forum, no fees, and all support comes from the ads.

The questions -
Should I pursue Zeal inclusion? Does it worth it?

If so, is it better to complain to the editors, get someone else to submit the site, devine intervention, or ...?

11:40 pm on Aug 9, 2005 (gmt 0)

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From my experience, the value of a Zeal listings is virtually zero since MSN stopped carrying the listings. It may be beneficial in some categories & every little link helps but as far as direct traffic from Zeal, haven't seen a referral in over a year.
12:08 am on Aug 10, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The reviewers over there are on a power trip with there worthless directory, that has no pull.

I use to review sites over there and I cant even get anything approved any more in categories I dont have enough points to manage.

Donny