Romow Directory: Trusted Web Directory since 2006

Web directories used to be one of the sure shot ways of getting a good page rank and being ranked in Google, but that was back in the early 2000, Google has constantly changed its algorithm in the last 6 – 8 years, today it gives little relevance to web directories in terms of SEO value expect for a few handful of directories that command authority on Google.

Romow.com is one such authority directory that is valued by Google, it is a business directory that has been online since 2006, in the last four years its done very well to claim the authority status on Google.

The site features 21 directory categories ( ie. arts, business, Computers, Internet and more ), these categories are further divided into a number of sub directories.

One of the unique features of Romow is that each category has a blog, where you can guest post, it gives you the option of leaving your anchor text links in the post.

Let’s have a look at some statistics for Romow

Page Rank :

– Romow has a PR ( Page Rank ) of 5 which is considered relatively high, being listed on high page ranked sites will help your blog or website be authoritative on Google. Higher Page Rank also ensure that your link could be featured high on SERP.

Alexa Ranking

– The site ranks below 30 K on Alexa, 25 % of visits to Romow are by US audiences. If you are targeting US users than Romow is a resourceful directory to get your site listed.

Quantcast

– The site ranks at 51,326 on Quantcast and shows an average of US visits at 30.2 K, a great resource if you are looking to target US based audience for your blog or website.

Yahoo Site Explorer

– The site has a 565,000 inbound links according to Yahoo Site Explorer

Romow has very solid site stats to qualify as an authoritative site on Google, webmasters and major SEO firms across US and UK regularly submit their client’s sites to the directory as a part of their link building strategy.

How do I get listed on Romow.com

– Romow has some strict guidelines for submission as it wants to prevent spammers and keep its authority status on Google. All submissions are manually reviewed, your submission can be rejected if you are found stuffing keywords in your links or in the guest post.

Submitting to Romow costs $120 a year for a featured listing and $ 60 for a regular listing.

For bloggers Romow also has an affiliate program, the commission is 25% of the directory submission fee paid. For each regular listing, you will earn $15, and for each featured listing, you will earn $30. All payment are made via PayPal.

Article by ZK

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  • how to articles February 24, 2010, 10:30 am

    Yea, I was just wondering if directories had much value anymore. Good post.

    • ZK February 25, 2010, 9:23 am

      Google gives importance to very few directories

  • Arya February 24, 2010, 12:02 pm

    hmmm, i think i should try romow. i hope this can work in my blog.
    Thanks for the post
    .-= Arya´s last blog ..USe Your iPhone as a Universal Remote With Power A Universal Remote Case =-.

  • Jack@Online Marketing Blog February 24, 2010, 2:48 pm

    Yahoo Directory and Business.com are both highly reputable directories as well.
    .-= Jack@Online Marketing Blog´s last blog ..The Gourmet Gurus Of Food Network And How They Can Improve Your Blogging =-.

    • ZK February 25, 2010, 9:21 am

      Yahoo and Business.com are very reputed directories, you can also check avivadirectory.com

  • Melbourne cup Sydney February 25, 2010, 1:13 am

    Its not really something Im considering right now but I see Romow almost everywhere (through banners). I think they are a reliable directory.

  • Upcoming Movies February 26, 2010, 10:48 am

    Is directories had much value anymore? Getting high PR considered relatively high, being listed on high page ranked sites will help your blog or website be authoritative on Google. Higher Page Rank also ensure that your link could be featured high on SERP.
    .-= Upcoming Movies´s last blog ..Watch Valentine’s Day Movie Online =-.

  • Promotional Products February 26, 2010, 3:13 pm

    Romow is a great resource and directory. All business should be taking advantage.

  • Web Design March 1, 2010, 7:20 am

    Romow is power. I was doing research for a travel client and a listing under their travel section was one of the recommendations I submitted in my report.

  • JoeNColleen@Kennewick Real Estate Listings March 1, 2010, 2:18 pm

    I’ll check the directory out. I’ve got the site opened up right now using the affiliate link you’ve posted above.
    .-= JoeNColleen@Kennewick Real Estate Listings´s last blog ..Kennewick Real Estate =-.

    • ZK March 2, 2010, 3:38 am

      I hope it helps :) , the links are used to measure specific clicks to the directory. There is no other way to measure this

  • Maserati Service March 4, 2010, 11:23 pm

    Let me go thorough and will check to see how it will be helpful in terms of seo.

  • mario oyunları March 8, 2010, 8:47 am

    Romow is a great resource and directory..

  • Bağlama Büyüsü May 10, 2010, 3:47 am

    Romow is a great resource and directory..