A Web Directory is a directory that lists web sites by category and sub-categories. Not like Search Engine that shows web sites based on keywords. It is based on Categories mainly.
There are various types of Directory to be listed in-
- Free Directory
- Reciprocal Directory
- Paid Directory
And many more types of Directories are there also.
Directory submission is submitting websites (links, info) to different related web directories.
Benefits of Directory submission are-
- Yes, it creates direct traffic to the site.
- It generates inlinks/Backlinks.
- It helps for Search engine indexing, as Search Engine crawlers follow links from different websites and related web directories as well.