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PS - I know someone who's never submitted a darn thing and has only put his sites in the forums homepage http:// slot. His sites are listed in all major searches.
The major directories, about 20 minutes (depending on how fast you are at finding the proper category, and creating good titles/descriptions).
I wouldn't suggest buying a $30 submission program to do a one-time job of 30 minutes work. Kinda silly.