This article discusses the importance of listing your Blogger blog (Blogspot blog) in Blog Directories to increase traffic to your blog. Also included are some links to lists of popular blog directories.
If you are serious about increasing traffic to your Blogger blog (Blogspot Blog) make sure your blog is listed with some popular Blog Directories. Blog Directories can help with backlinks as it boosts your blog's standing to have a direct link from websites which have a good Google Page Ranking. Blog Catalog, for instance, has a very healthy Google Ranking of about 7 with the highest possible being 10. If you are not sure what the Google Page Ranking of a blog or website is you can look it up with this free tool from SEOChat
Some blog directories are better than others at referring traffic though so it does pay to do your research before you start. For instance some blog directories don't provide a backlink to your blog even though they require you to put a link to them on your blog. Keep this in mind when you are checking your site links to see if a backlink is being provided. (With Google Webmaster Tools you can look up all sites linking to your blog)
Don't get me wrong some blog directories are very good. I have found Blog Catalog which links under the various user defined tag in particular a good source of regular traffic. Top of Blogs also sends traffic my way for my niche blogs. On one blog I actually get more traffic from Blog Catalog than direct from Google.
Below are a couple of choice articles about Blogger and Blog Directories that will assist you with process of adding your Blogger blog to these directories and to discover more about how Blog Directories work and how they might be of benefit to you.
Blog Know How - Submit Your Blogger Blog to Blog Directories
This indepth article provides a list of recommended Blog Directories. It gives you good tips and down to earth advice about how to go about adding your Blogger blog to Blog Directories. Also covered is an outline of the benefits of adding your blog to Blog Directories.
Master New Media - Top 55 Best Blog Directory
If you just want a list of Blog Directories try this article from Master New Media for links to 55 Blog Directories.
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