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DMOZ 2.0 Rumored to Launch at the End This Month

The Open Directory“There have been many reports and rumors about the forthcoming Open Directory Project overhaul, dubbed DMOZ 2.0. […] This may lead to the development of additional tools that could help editors analyze websites and identify higher quality sites based on common non-DMOZ data metrics.” <More here>

Non-DMOZ metrics could include Google PageRank, whether the site is listed in the Yahoo Directory or Best of the Web (both of those listings carry an annual fee). In the past, we’ve maintained that listings in the Yahoo Directory and Best Of The Web weren’t worth the $299 annual fee. It may be time to reassess that position.

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