If you want to increase traffic and popularity of your web, one thing you should do is submitting your url to many directory. Reputable directory like yahoo directory is obviously more preferable but it will cost you some money. For a start up web site, I recommend to submit to free directory first. As your site become popular and you received revenue you can later on using paid directory.
The more you submit your site, the better your site will be. You can also use manual submission service available elsewhere. But please don’t use automatic submission since it will got banned by the directory’s Owner.
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