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#418422 - 01/16/13 03:47 AM Pay to submit directories
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Registered: 04/14/12
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Loc: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canad...
Does anyone feel there are any good real estate directories out there that are actually worth the submission fee? If so, post them here, I have a bit of budget to use on some directory submissions but I'm not going to do it if no one feels that they're worth it anymore.

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#418432 - 01/16/13 03:23 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
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You may want to consider http://www.epoweredprofessionals.com. There is a paid option of $39.00 per year for a photo listing with no reciprocal link required. There is also a free option providing a reciprocal link is given.

The directory has been around for 10 years or so and ranks well in search engines for "Realtors directory" and "real estate agents directory" as well as for individual state and province keywords.

The main attraction however is that the directory provides do-follow links on PR 2 pages. The directory has just been purged of Realtors who left the business or got new websites and "forgot" to take their reciprocal link with them so many of the pages have no agents on them any more. That means extra value because the PR is not being split.

The Saskatchewan page currently has no agents on it.

Google has recently said that niche directories such as this one are viewed highly by them and the search positions bear this out. This is one of the better places to get links from - especially now that there are few agents listed in it.
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#418462 - 01/16/13 08:06 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: doug]
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Registered: 04/14/12
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Cool, good find. I just paid the $39, hopefully I'll hear back. I don't like when companies don't update the copyright in their footer, makes me feel like I'm never going to hear back from them.

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#418540 - 01/17/13 07:08 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
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Registered: 09/24/12
Posts: 210
Loc: USA
Good stuff on this thread.Thanks for sharing this information.

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#420661 - 02/24/13 07:36 AM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
CRE Credit Offline
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Registered: 02/23/13
Posts: 12
Loc: TX
I have been looking for the same thing. I have found looking at the links of some of the top real estate website is a good way to find out where to get links from!

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#423318 - 05/04/13 01:45 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
kate william Offline
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Registered: 05/04/13
Posts: 30
Loc: USA
I am trying to find out good real estate directories . I need a great list of real estate directories . If anyone have a list then please share.

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#428964 - 10/02/13 02:28 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
Nashville Homes Offline
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Registered: 07/25/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Nashville, TN
I don't have a list, but generally googling will help you! And then I just check the value of adding the domain with Moz, to determine if the cost is worthwhile. :)

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#430881 - 12/09/13 03:09 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
Kirk Craig Offline
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Registered: 12/02/13
Posts: 31
Loc: Illinois
You guys can use fiverr.com. You can get people to do this for you for $5.

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#430887 - 12/09/13 07:12 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
CDNJ Offline
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Registered: 11/20/13
Posts: 32
Loc: New Jersey
I never had any luck with these.

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#430994 - 12/12/13 07:39 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
pdxchris Offline
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Registered: 10/27/11
Posts: 13
Loc: Oregon
I would avoid these. They can actually hurt your rankings.

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#433328 - 02/23/14 01:41 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
MyCupOfTea Offline
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Registered: 02/11/14
Posts: 34
Loc: Arizona
My understanding is that directories, especially paid directories are not a good way to build quality backlinks. First of all, directories link out to hundreds and hundreds of Website and this dilutes the value of any link they may give to your site. As far as paid directories are concerned, Google does not value paid links.

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#433560 - 03/02/14 07:42 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
NGarrett Offline
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Registered: 08/29/13
Posts: 12
Loc: Kentucky
Google search- "allintitle:[yourcity]Directory" and see if there is any local directories that you may be able to submit to for free. Maybe depending on your "niche" area you may receive some good quality backlinks.


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#434109 - 03/17/14 01:57 AM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
Waterview Offline
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Registered: 03/16/14
Posts: 33
Loc: Panama City Beach Florida
I am a real estate broker in Florida with 2 websites. I am a bit of a geek and created my own about a year ago. Haven't put a lot of time into it. It does have a real estate directory. I only have 1 site in it so far. It is one of mine.
http://gorilla-directory.com/directory/real-estate/

There currently is no fee for a basic listing. Anyone who knows of others, please share. They haven't been easy to find without paying a nice sized fee.
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#437291 - 06/30/14 01:40 PM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
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Registered: 04/18/14
Posts: 37
Loc: US
The problem with paid directories is that only those who pay get listed. Such directories do not offer a true selection of what is really available online. I presume most webmasters are reluctant to throw money at an unproven traffic source anyway. There are enough good free resources where you don't have to pay for a listing. Search for them ...
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#437339 - 07/01/14 08:30 AM Re: Pay to submit directories [Re: cartert]
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Registered: 06/26/14
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Loc: 2014 GRAND AVE BALDWIN NY 1151...
I'd rather do it on my own than pay someone to do it. I will go for niche, local directories and citations than general directories.

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