Is getting listed in DMOZ a
Question - Should I wait for inclusion in
DMOZ, I'm ready to monetize my site (it's got 25 pages up) now? I'd like to put
some Adsense ads up to start with...
Answer - My advice, if you're ready to
monetize, don't wait for DMOZ.
While it's nice to have an incoming link from these directories, it's not
that important in the grand scheme of things and you could wait months.
I found for my first site that I waited for 3 months to get in and I received a
grand total of 27 visitors over the next 6 months (the site is no longer
In the same time I received thousands of visitors from search engines and forum
posts (it was about Stock trading) so the listing was a waste of time.
As far as I can tell, neither will accept your site if you have Adwords on
If you are going to use Adsense to start, here's a short article I wrote for a
later part of the course, but you're ready for it now -
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