You know that old saying? Build it and they will come? True, its a line from a 90s baseball movie Field of Dreams, but that adage still holds true in the world of niche directory websites.
It seems that with the advent of some new directory script by some unknown publisher, another webmaster rushes to jump on the bandwagon of creating another directory. But theres a problem with that. EVERYONE is creating the same search directory!
So how do you stand out in a sea of sameness? Easy. Create a niche directory and ask for links from those websites that your directory caters towards. This way, you build a unique database and the word will get out amongst those webmasters in your niche that you are actively seeking submissions.
As time goes on, your page rank should increase with reciprocal link passing as well as people talking about your site. Thats the goal isnt it? You can even start charging for webmasters to put links on your website. Or even charging for submissions! At some point, all of your submissions could be paid submissions! You just need to dominate your niche with your specific directory.
Take me for example, Im attempting to do just...