Archive for the 'Directory Owner Tips' Category

Auto-Update Your Copyright for PhpLD

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

This is no complicated hack, but it comes in handy because it such a small thing.  I know I always forget about it. Open init.php and find [php]?>[/php] Above Add [php]//Auto Update Copyright $start_year = ‘2007’; if($stary_year < date('Y')){ $copyright = $start_year . ' - ' . date('Y'); }else{ $copyright = $start_year; } $tpl->assign(‘copyright’, ‘Lobo […]

A great solution for manually adding sites to a new directory!

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

It is very true that nobody likes an empty category. Mostly it makes your directory look very inactive. Even though most don’t submit to directories for the traffic benefit, a dead directory just doesn’t encourage anyone. I personally add a few sites here and there, but as a directory owner we all know it grows […]

I have made some mistakes as a new directory owner

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

It is true, I am new to the directory industry. To date, the Lobo Links domain is only 58 days old and my submission guidelines are rather strict. When I started the free links until October 31st, 2007 promotion people started to come out of the damn wood work. I let a few shady submissions […]

301 redirects for Directory Owners

Friday, October 5th, 2007

Earlier today I was checking on some new links for the directory and some old ones. I ran across a blog post from Links Juice Blog by eazenet. Eaze was discussing Ten Tips for startup directories. One of the first tips was in regards to using 301s to eliminate duplicate content via the .htaccess file. […]

Adding Google Analytics to your Directory

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

I decided to add Google Analytics to Lobo Links so I could track day to day failure or success. It is too soon to tell which, lol. The New Google Analytics Google Analytics has been re-designed to help you learn even more about where your visitors come from and how they interact with your site. […]

Directory Page Titles

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

While there are tons of internal SEO improvements you can make to increase your rankings in the SERPS. My vote for the most important is Page Titles. I personally think there are two factors that make all the difference when it comes to Page Titles. Page Titles should be descriptive of the content on the […]