The starting point in a strong internet marketing campaign is to get your website linked to from common and popular places on the internet. These Directories, Bookmarking, Business Review, Article Submission, and Pinging sites are essential for a well executed free internet marketing campaign.

Paid Directories:

  1. Dir.yahoo.com
  2. Business.com
  3. Alivedirectory.com
  4. Botw.org
  5. Elib.org
  6. Wowdirectory.com
  7. Avivadirectory.com
  8. 2yi.net
  9. Sevenseek.com/
  10. Directory.v7n.com
  11. Goguides.org
  12. Articles-hub.com
  13. Elegantdirectory.com
  14. Index-it.net
  15. Linkwith.us
  16. Addalink.org
  17. Kwikgoblin.com
  18. Apahcinc.org
  19. Uncoverthenet.com
  20. Sbd.bcentral.com
  21. Incrawler.com
  22. Vxbox.com
  23. Excellentguide.com
  24. Unadir.com
  25. Gimpsy.com
  26. Onlinewide.com
  27. Webxperience.org
  28. Allshort.com
  29. Dirspace.com/
  30. Businessseek.biz
  31. Thisisouryear.com
  32. Epitrope.com
  33. Eonte.com

Free Directories:

  1. Siteranking.com
  2. Busybits.com
  3. Somuch.com
  4. Chiff.com
  5. Iozoo.com
  6. Commoncontent.org
  7. Adventuretraveltips.com
  8. Canlinks.net
  9. Nationaldirectory.com
  10. Cyber-find.net
  11. Spheri.com
  12. Info-listings.com
  13. Corporatelistings.net
  14. Vlib.org
  15. Dmoz.org
  16. Lii.org
  17. Worldhot.com
  18. Selfgrowth.com
  19. Webmasterlead.com
  20. Femina.com
  21. Exactseek.com
  22. Haabaa.com
  23. Urlz.net
  24. Jayde.com
  25. 4ppl.com/directory/
  26. Nzs.com
  27. Webmastercatalog.com
  28. E-topic.com
  29. Bloggeries.com
  30. All-linksite.com
  31. Allthewebsites.org
  32. Webmasterdirectory.net
  33. Searchmonster.org
  34. Splut.com
  35. Clarib.com
  36. 123kidzarea.com
  37. samsdirectory.com/submit.php?c=173
  38. scfenghe.com/submit.php
  39. crazyleafdesign.com/webdirectory/submit.php?c=52
  40. dir.searchramp.com/addurl.asp
  41. www.searchenginedog.com
  42. www.articledashboard.com/
  43. www.articlecity.com/
  44. www.articlebasement.com/
  45. www.goarticles.com/
  46. www.articlekit.com/
  47. www.e-topic.com/
  48. www.okarticles.com/
  49. www.ideamarketers.com/
  50. www.internethomebusinessarticles.com/
  51. www.articlesphere.com/
  52. www.articlerich.com/
  53. www.my-articles.com/
  54. www.articler.com/
  55. www.tinyarticles.com/
  56. www.qwesz.com/
  57. backdirectory.info
  58. www.know-your-health.com/
  59. www.healtharticlesdirectory.com/
  60. uk.abacho.com
  61. customsearchengine.com
  62. www.euroindia-it.org
  63. www.manisazabita.org
  64. www.xzswhj.com
  65. www.sonicsyn.com
  66. www.chronosroma.org
  67. www.ribcast.com
  68. www.hitwebdirectory.com
  69. www.kostel.org
  70. www.etninvesting.com
  71. www.nationalbusinessbuilders.com
  72. www.xfoksite.net
  73. www.ablazedirectory.com
  74. www.annewebdirectory.com
  75. www.2006cigr.org
  76. directory.zeromedia.ro
  77. www.jsum.org
  78. www.eatdrinkfeelgood.org
  79. www.worldsbiggestdirectory.com
  80. www.linkfacil.net
  81. www.lakekleenerz.org
  82. www.cabas.net
  83. www.instantapprovelinks.com
  84. www.ciclorbs.com
  85. www.jmskye.com
  86. www.jenncria.com
  87. www.businesssitesonthenet.co.uk
  88. www.maxerp.net
  89. www.memewarrior.com
  90. www.bryancampen.com
  91. www.londovor.com
  92. www.bymattking.com
  93. www.lutonengineering.com
  94. www.maverickmoon.com
  95. www.increasedirectory.com
  96. www.domaining.in
  97. www.design-elements.org
  98. www.directory-link.info
  99. www.clickthese.com
  100. www.ddht.net
  101. www.counterdeal.com
  102. www.cpsg.org
  103. www.dachinc.com
  104. www.clixa.com
  105. www.hengenvaara.com
  106. www.gmdm.info
  107. www.ihateyelp.com
  108. www.hrce.com
  109. www.gg-directory.info
  110. www.educ4life.org
  111. www.clarib.com
  112. www.gainweb.org
  113. www.esgsite.com
  114. www.fx-j.com
  115. www.e-mediate.org
  116. www.wishdc.org
  117. www.web-master-directory.com
  118. www.yasamayadeger.com
  119. www.zz868.com
  120. www.tuckinfo.com
  121. www.theretailaxis.com
  122. www.vgac.org
  123. www.ukbusinesslisting.co.uk
  124. www.forcewebdirectory.com
  125. www.addurlfree.info
  126. www.carnivalsafety.com
  127. www.versuss.net
  128. www.world.com.ru
  129. www.pzsa.com
  130. www.thecatscanary.com
  131. www.cfstudio.net
  132. www.searchbuster.org
  133. www.podun.com
  134. www.pianothing.com
  135. www.safadairy.com
  136. www.ponycode.org
  137. www.mouthmagazine.com
  138. www.misanet.org
  139. www.norlinks.com
  140. www.mozizona.com
  141. www.metextile.com
  142. www.tasie.org
  143. www.takenbystorm.us
  144. www.theaegissolutions.com
  145. www.sowoco.org
  146. www.soalim.com
  147. www.temnoticia.com
  148. www.sentrega.com
  149. www.spinneret.net
  150. www.bpdir.com
  151. www.articleszones.com/directory
  152. directory.gtsee.com
  153. www.artecalle.com
  154. www.the-free-directory.info
  155. www.zzdirectory.com
  156. www.therobot.info
  157. www.thelivinglink.net
  158. www.advertmycar.com
  159. www.dmozonline.com
  160. www.sirpac.org
  161. www.suggest-url.org
  162. www.submitsitenow.info
  163. www.sublimewebbusinessdirectory.com
  164. www.webstudio1.net
  165. www.xland.info
  166. www.weblinks.no
  167. www.yeg.in
  168. www.ciscb.com
  169. www.webslink.info
  170. www.seoburn.com
  171. www.yium.net
  172. www.twofo.net
  173. www.yswv.org
  174. www.vccllc.com
  175. www.yessdir.com
  176. www.searchnet.us
  177. www.ergum.com
  178. www.seodirectorylinks.org
  179. www.seoname.com
  180. www.rvishu.com
  181. www.sakalees.net
  182. www.sbtk.net
  183. www.seagency.net
  184. www.vaiandr.net
  185. www.simplyfound.co.uk
  186. www.sevendirectory.net
  187. www.balinesiaresto.net
  188. www.clirisk.com
  189. www.bubbleplex.com
  190. www.kavaint.com
  191. www.anondir.com
  192. www.conot.com
  193. www.ask-away.net
  194. www.bakersfieldwebring.com
  195. www.a2dir.info
  196. www.directoryocean.com
  197. www.tattamangalam.com/free_web_directory
  198. www.brokerloft.com
  199. www.chiasen.com
  200. www.all4usearch.com
  201. www.linkinsanity.com
  202. www.learngivehelp.org
  203. www.lavafind.com
  204. www.all-professional.com
  205. www.linkmuncher.com
  206. www.clevelandfreelink.org
  207. www.bloblongo.net

Submit your blog:

  1. http://www.blogcatalog.com/blogs/submit_blog.html
  2. http://www.globeofblogs.com/register.php
  3. http://blogstreet.com/bsibin/add.cgi
  4. http://www.blogarama.com/add-a-site/
  5. http://www.readablog.com/AddFeed.aspx
  6. http://www.blogdigger.com/add.jsp
  7. http://portal.eatonweb.com/register/ (quick sign up first)
  8. http://blo.gs/ping.php
  9. http://www.hirank.com/semantic-indexing-project/census/index.html
  10. http://www.britblog.com/register/index.php
  11. http://www.bloogz.com/man_en/add_your_url.php
  12. http://boingboing.net/suggest.html
  13. http://www.sarthak.net/blogz/add.php
  14. http://www.blogpulse.com/submit.html
  15. http://www.blog-search.com/blog-submission.html (quick sign up first)
  16. http://www.blogflux.com/add.php (quick sign up first)
  17. http://blogintro.com/submit/
  18. http://findingblog.com/add_blog.php?cat=
  19. http://www.iblogbusiness.com/add.html (business only)
  20. http://www.blogburst.com/blogger/join.html
  21. http://www.rss-network.com/submitrss.php
  22. http://www.daypop.com/info/submit.htm
  23. http://www.postami.com/rss.finder/submit_feed.php
  24. http://www.2rss.com/index.php
  25. http://www.feedsee.com/submit.html
  26. http://www.feedsfarm.com/a.html
  27. http://www.rssfeeds.com/suggest_wizzard.php
  28. http://www.search4rss.com/?add=default
  29. http://www.feeds4all.com/NewFeed.aspx
  30. http://www.plazoo.com/en/addrss.asp
  31. http://www.feed24.com/?c=add
  32. http://feeds2read.net/Suggest-A-Feed
  33. http://www.jordomedia.com/RSS/l_op=Addrss.html (3 steps)
  34. http://www.nfeeds.com/submit.php
  35. http://free-rss.page2go2.com/rss-add.html
  36. http://www.feedooyoo.com/ref.htm
  37. http://www.goldenfeed.com/AddFeed.aspx
  38. http://www.rssmicro.com/?m=fs#theForm
  39. http://www.feeddirectory.us/directory/submitrss.php
  40. http://www.octora.com/add_rss.php
  41. http://www.rssmotron.com/feed_submission.php
  42. http://www.feedbase.net/Add.php
  43. http://www.morenews.be/voegbrontoe.php
  44. http://www.daytimenews.com/submit-rss-feed.aspx
  45. http://www.rssbuffet.com/submit.php

Ping Sites (some sites may require you to register first):

http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping
http://bblog.com/ping.php
http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php
http://ping.feedburner.com
http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
http://api.feedster.com/ping
http://api.moreover.com/ping
http://api.moreover.com/RPC2
http://api.my.yahoo.com/RPC2
http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping
http://bitacoras.net/ping
http://blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC
http://blogbot.dk/io/xml-rpc.php
http://blogdb.jp/xmlrpc
http://blogmatcher.com/u.php
http://bulkfeeds.net/rpc
http://coreblog.org/ping
http://ping.bitacoras.com
http://ping.blo.gs
http://ping.bloggers.jp/rpc
http://ping.blogmura.jp/rpc
http://ping.myblog.jp
http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
http://ping.weblogs.se
http://topicexchange.com/RPC2
http://trackback.bakeinu.jp/bakeping.php
http://www.a2b.cc/setloc/bp.a2b
http://www.bitacoles.net/ping.php
http://www.blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates
http://www.blogsnow.com/ping
http://www.blogstreet.com/xrbin/xmlrpc.cgi
http://www.lasermemory.com/lsrpc
http://www.mod-pubsub.org/kn_apps/blogchatter/ping.php
http://www.mod-pubsub.org/knapps/blogchatter/ping.php
http://www.snipsnap.org/RPC2
http://www.weblogues.com/RPC
http://xping.pubsub.com/ping

Article Submission:

  1. http://www.pr.com
  2. http://www.prleap.com
  3. http://www.i-newswire.com
  4. http://www.24-7pressrelease.com
  5. http://www.prweb.com
  6. http://ezinearticles.com/
  7. http://www.articlesnatch.com/
  8. http://www.articlebliss.com/
  9. http://www.articlesnatch.com/
  10. http://www.featured-articles.com/
  11. http://www.articlesbase.com/
  12. http://ezinearticles.com/
  13. http://www.featured-articles.com/
  14. http://www.articlesnatch.com/
  15. http://ezinearticles.com/
  16. http://www.featured-articles.com/
  17. http://www.articlesnatch.com/

Bookmark submission:

  1. Digg – community based web 2.0 social network which combine social bookmarking and news share. Provides extremely high traffic for popular sites.
  2. Delicious – social bookmarking service to share and discover links to useful resources.
  3. Furl – social network created by Looksmart. Allow users to bookmark pages using toolbar.
  4. Reddit – website where users can post links to content on the web.
  5. MyBlogLog – Yahoo owned social network for bloggers and webmasters.
  6. Simpy – old social bookmarking and tagging network.
  7. StumbleUpon – one of the most popular network which allow users to share their web discoveries. Provides extremely high traffic.
  8. Magnolia – network to create groups, discover, and discuss bookmarked links.
  9. Blogdune – social site for bloggers to create profiles and find friends.
  10. BlogCatalog – social site for bloggers to submit weblogs, discuss information, and find friends.
  11. SpicyPage – community which allow to submit and rate news / blog posts.
  12. Outpost-Earth – RSS feed submission network.
  13. 9Rules – share, learn, and discover information.
  14. Plime – social bookmarking network.
  15. IndianPad – the most popular Indian web 2.0 social site which provides incredible traffic.
  16. NewsClowd – social site which gives visitor a chance to discover and share news.
  17. Mixx – similar to Digg network with little different features.
  18. LinkInn – social bookmarking site and community.
  19. Facebook – portal for student. Allow to share links with friends.
  20. EarthFrisk – site to find friends in blogosphere and share information.
  21. Technorati – popular web 2.0 blog search engine, news provider, and community for bloggers.
  22. BumpZee – site to submit RSS feeds for interested topics.
  23. Zimbio – Web 2.0 media network which combine rss feed submission, blog submission, article submission, discussions etc…
  24. Searchles – social site to search popular links.
  25. Squidoo – allow members to create a Lens (personal pages) to share information.
  26. Genwi – online community to submit a website or blog.
  27. Hugg – another network which are similar to digg.
  28. Blogoria – newest social / web 2.0 community for bloggers.
  29. Sk-rt – site to share interesting links and information.
  30. Stirrdup – newest social bookmarking network.
  31. NewsVine – news / media social site which doesn’t allow to submit links to websites user own.
  32. Blo.gs – ping service for blogs and websites with RSS feeds.
  33. OthersOnline – community for bloggers to create profiles and submit blogs.
  34. MyFeedz – RSS feed submission network which provides latest news.
  35. Explodeus – community based website to read popular posts and articles.
  36. Propeller – social site to read popular news and opinion.
  37. MetaFilter – blog which are running by community. Allow members to submit blog posts.
  38. I-Am-Bored – one of the oldest social network.
  39. ShoutWire – similar to Digg and Reddit network which gives members a chance to rate stories in positive and negative mood.

Submitting to business review sites:

  1. bbb.org
  2. bing.com/local
  3. brownbook.com
  4. businessdirectory.bizjournals.com
  5. citycliq.com
  6. cityguide.com
  7. citysearch.com
  8. cityslick.net
  9. citysquares.com
  10. dexknows.com
  11. insiderpages.com
  12. judysbook.com
  13. kudzu.com
  14. local.botw.org
  15. local.com
  16. local.yahoo.com
  17. localadlink.com
  18. localdatabase.com
  19. maps.google.com
  20. matchpoint.com
  21. merchantcircle.com
  22. openlist.com
  23. planetbuzz.com
  24. rateitall.com
  25. ratepoint.com
  26. sitejabber.com
  27. superpages.com
  28. switchboard.com
  29. yellowbook.com
  30. yellowpages.aol.com
  31. yellowpages.com
  32. yelp.com
  33. zagat.com

Posted by Charles Yarbrough

Charley has been working as a webmaster since 1998. Since then, he has had his hands in thousands of websites and has helped millions get online through a company he partially owns called Web Host Pro.

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