Shimon Sandler

Interview with Greg Hartnett – President BOTW

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I’m privileged to conduct another interview with Greg Hartnett, the President of Best of the Web, otherwise known as BOTW (pronounced BotWah). My 1st interview with Greg was back in April 2006. So much has changed in the Search Industry and Social landscape since my last interview with Greg. Q. Hi Greg, thanks for joining [...]

Shimon Sandler

Factors of a Quality Web Directory

I get countless spam emails promising to get me the top listings in Google by submitting my site to 1000′s of directories. It’s easy for anyone to start a web directory these days. Just buy some web directory software, and you’re good to go. That’s the danger! The proliferation of Web Directories from all the [...]

Shimon Sandler

BlogHijinks – Blog Directory

This could be old news….Is BlogHijinks the newest human-edited blog directory, or just another Link Farm? I’m gonna rule out the link farm. In my interview with Greg from BOTW he describes how to identify the difference between a web directory & a link farm: A link farm is no more than a collection of [...]

Shimon Sandler

Web Directories – Interview with Greg Hartnett

I recently got to know Greg Hartnett from the web directory: Best of the Web… or BOTW for short. BOTW is the internet’s oldest web directory. Greg has been in the search industry since the beginning. As a matter of fact, BOTW is the first reference in Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s college thesis paper [...]