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|1361:|| LookSmart Buys Wisenut|
"[LookSmart]...announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held WiseNut, Inc., in a stock transaction valued at $9.25 million."
|Directories||Mar 12, 2002|
|1362:|| AOL.com and DMOZ.org Domains Expire|
As unbelievable as it may sound, AOL.com, and DMOZ.org domain names are showing as expired!
|Directories||Mar 19, 2002|
|1363:|| EuroSeek Retools With the ODP and Google|
EuroSeek is now powered by an RFD dump and Google.
|Directories||Aug 20, 2002|
|1364:|| LookSmart Renews AltaVista, Expands MSN Deals|
"[Looksmart]...renews one major distribution deal while expanding another. "
|Directories||Sept 19, 2002|
|1365:|| Building Your Own Directory|
Building your own directory can be a daunting task. Not only from a software standpoint, but also a management standpoint.
|Directories||Oct 23, 2002|
|1366:|| 11 Tips From a Senior DMOZ Editor|
"1) No or little content = no addition. 2) The more subject specific the web site or page, the better."
|Directories||Dec 1, 2002|
|1367:|| Alexa Adds ODP to Homepage|
Alexa has added the Open Directory Project (DMOZ.org) to it's homepage. This is the first major site to add the ODP in over two years!
|Directories||Jan 16, 2003|
|1368:|| New DMOZ RDF Dump Available|
After many moons of waiting, it appears a new DMOZ RDF dump (database of the ODP) is available for downloading.
|Directories||Jan 31, 2003|
|1369:|| New ODP RDF Dump Available|
A new Open Directory Project RDF dump is online.
|Directories||Jan 31, 2003|
|1370:|| LookSmart Updates Homepage||Directories||Feb 7, 2003|
|1371:|| Getting in as a Featured Site on MSN|
"It's done on a fixed cpc basis with a 50k minimum buy. The listing are shown in the order of total advertising spent across the MSN network..."
|Directories||Feb 7, 2003|
|1372:|| Importance of the ODP to Search Engines|
Who can name a major SE that doesn't use the Dmoz data?
|Directories||Feb 10, 2003|
|1373:|| DMOZ: Getting More Editors|
"We all know that DMOZ needs more editors. At the same time, at least some are turned down because of possible conflicts of interest in their desired category. "
|Directories||Mar 1, 2003|
|1374:|| DMOZ and Affiliate Links|
"The one line email from the editor said; "Sorry, we don't list affiliate sites."
|Directories||Apr 4, 2003|
|1375:|| How do I get into Zeal?||Directories||May 12, 2003|
|1376:|| What makes a good directory a good directory?|
Members discuss the elements of a directory that is "good from the user's perspective".
|Directories||Oct 31, 2004|
|1377:|| Rich Skrenta DMOZ Access Downgraded|
There are alot of blog entries out there on this subject: " Rich Skrenta hasn't been staff for a couple of years (2002 or so). The "root" permissions level has been updated in recent weeks to reflect the access needs and activity of various former staff members."
|Directories||Jan 22, 2005|
|1378:|| Zeal - From The "What Ever Happened To?" Department|
"I've got a bunch of Zeal listings, and it was great when MSN was using them, however now I get little to no traffic from them."
|Directories||Feb 4, 2005|
|1379:|| Future of Directories|
"Isn't it time we asked, what will happen to directories tomorrow?"
|Directories||Mar 8, 2006|
|1380:|| Zeal is to close|
"Zeal is to close on 28 March"
|Directories||Mar 23, 2006|
|1381:|| Directory Lists that Rank Directories: Good Stuff or Fluff?|
"Is it time for the directoryranking dialogue to mature? IF it matures might that reshape where the entire "directory industry" is heading?"
|Directories||Oct 11, 2006|
|1382:|| Microsoft bCentral No Longer Accepting Submissions|
"As of November 15, 2006 Microsoft will no longer accept new sign-ups for select Microsoft Online Small Business Services."
|Directories||Nov 27, 2006|
|1383:|| Is the DMOZ Server Repair Delay Undermining the ODP's or AOL's Reputation?||Directories||Nov 29, 2006|
|1384:|| DMOZ Founder Rich Skrenta : DMOZ Probably Down for The Count|
DMoz Founder Rich Skrenta: "...massive AOL layoffs last week, and it's not clear if there's even any left over there who cares. Even if some form of the ODP editing system is brought back, the likelihood of continued existence within AOL seems extremely doubtful."
|Directories||Dec 19, 2006|
|1385:|| DMOZ Editor Login Now Working|
"Editors have regained access to the editors server."
|Directories||Dec 19, 2006|
|1386:|| DMOZ Now Accepting New Site Submissions||Directories||Jan 15, 2007|
|1387:|| Criteria for Assessing The Worth of Free or Paid Directories|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss how to assess the value of a paid or free directory."
|Directories||Feb 9, 2007|
|1388:|| Directory Listing Hijack Detection|
"With tens of thousands of links in a directory, manually re-checking each link one at a time is out of the question. The solution? Write your own custom link checker on steroids."
|Directories||Feb 23, 2007|
|1389:|| Some hints on Open Directory Update Submissions|
"A number of points that people who want the Open Directory to change their site's listing might profit to know, from my experience of reviewing quite a few of these update requests"
|Directories||Mar 12, 2007|
|1390:|| DMOZ is Shrinking|
"Shopping appears be be shrinking at 1 to 2% per year."
|Directories||July 19, 2007|
|1391:|| Why No New & Improved Competitor to DMOZ||Directories||July 23, 2007|
|1392:|| Idearc to Acquire Switchboard.com From InfoSpace for $225 Million|
"Idearc Inc., home to Superpages.com and publisher of the Verizon Yellow Pages, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Switchboard.com and other online directory assets from InfoSpace Inc. for $225 million."
|Directories||Sept 17, 2007|
|1393:|| AOL Staff's DMOZ/ODP Blog: A New Beginning for ODP Communication|
"One of the commitments recently made by AOL to the ODP Editing Community (along with the provision of several additional AOL staff, some hardware upgrades, and various ongoing software changes) was to provide a better way to get more information about the ODP out to the wider public. So today, the ODP Blog has gone live."
|Directories||Sept 25, 2007|
|1394:|| Would the NoFollow Tag Help ODP/DMOZ|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the benefits, or otherwise, of the NoFollow tag on ODP/DMOZ."
|Directories||Oct 1, 2007|
|1395:|| The Directory is Dead! Long live the Directory Model (By a New Name)|
"People poo-poo the directory model but I swear, every time someone delcares that the directory model is dead it gets reinvented . . with a new skin . . and the same guts."
|Directories||Mar 22, 2008|
|1396:|| Monitoring Directory Listings: Are Thumbnail ScreenShots A Panacea for Site Re-Review?|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss methods for efficiently monitoring the freshness of directory listings."
|Directories||Apr 1, 2009|
|1397:|| How I Maintain My Directory's URL / Listings Validity|
Automated monitoring for a site's outbound links - some great time-saving tips.
|Directories||May 16, 2009|
|1398:|| A Little SEO Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing: The Online Directory Idiocracy|
"...it's the SEOs and directories built solely for SEO purposes that have done much to harm the way site owners approach legitimate traffic driving directories."
|Directories||May 21, 2009|
|1399:|| Should Directories or Sites That Accept Links or Listings Explain Why They Reject a Specific Listing?|
"Members discuss how they handle decisions to reject link requests or directory link submissions. Does an adverse decision require an explanation?"
|Directories||Aug 16, 2009|
|1400:|| Business.com to close down|
business.com will be phased out as a stand-alone B2B directory.
|Directories||Nov 12, 2010|