How Do Web Design Directories Help You?
Anyone who has a website wants to make it a success.
And to make it successful, web designers and owners
work to get more links and acquire more leads. One
of the determining factors in the success of a website
is how accessible it is to its niche audience. And
web design directories assure you of the same. Web
design directories are hubs where web designers can
come together and showcase their work at one particular
website. Web design directories enjoy an audience
base of people who are searching for website design
services and thus ensure a steady supply of potential
clients to all the member web designers.
Categories in Web Design Directories
Web design directories can have different categories
based on geographical locations, web design specializations
and so on. This classification makes it possible to
narrow down the searches and reach the exact target
market. For example if someone wants to find a web
design company that specializes in a certain segment,
it can easily be found in the particular category.
This offers a great advantage over general business
directories! There are a number of web design directories
on the web that allow you to post your link for free.
How to Find Web Design Directories?
Finding web design directories on the web is as easy
as searching for anything else. All you need to do
is enter a search term 'web design directory' in the
Google search box and you will get a good number of
listings. Go through them and search out the ones
that best suits your website and what you think will
help your website get more hits. Also check the PageRank
of the directories. The ones with high page-ranks
will also help boost your search engine rankings.
You can also run the search on other search engines
How to Get Listed on Web Design Directories?
Getting listed on web design directories is as simple
as can be. However, one major concern is many of these
directories ask for a reciprocal link. While it is
not bad at all considering the amount of traffic that
can come your way by the association. But the main
problem comes for the website design. Reciprocal linking
often involves displaying a banner, icon or slogan
of the concerned website that disrupts the visual
appeal of the website design. While it is best to
get listed in directories that do not have any reciprocal
demands, you can also deal with it otherwise too.
Place a text file on your website that contains a
title and description of the directory you are linking
to instead placing its image. This will suffice the
reciprocal linking demands of most of the directories.
You can create a link on your contact page of your
website titled 'Affiliates' so that visitors have
to pass through your website before they can access
the reciprocal links page.
How to Submit Your Website to Web Design Directories?
Before you start submitting your website to online
web design directories, there are some things that
you should consider. List the website title, URL,
description, keywords and contact information in the
word processing program. This would make it easy for
you to enter information into online forms. . Apart
from the regular description, also have a truncated
version of the same ready with you in case some directories
do not accept lengthy ones.. Submit your own domain
name link like www.website.com rather than www.webhost.com/website.
Not only is it unprofessional, directories might also
reject the link altogether.. Some submissions take
time. While some list your link immediately, others
can take a couple of months for the moderator to approve
of the website.
About the Author:
Maneet Puri is the managing director of LeXolution
IT Services, a reputed web
design India company that offers an extensive
range of web design services. With over 10 years of
experience in the industry, he makes sure his firm
caters well to the business needs of his clients.
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