Skeleton Crew

Understanding that there is more to life than just working, we strive to maintain a healthy balance of work/play. Happy worker bees make for productive worker bees… A majority of the core staff, executive team, and editors are out playing for much of the month of August (all paid vacation, of course). So if things …

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A Healthier BOTW

Trying to build a comprehensive directory of all the information online can be pretty daunting at times. Picking and choosing branches to focus on is an iportant part of the master plan. Currently, we have a handful of editors focusing on the Health branch of the directory. Check out the What’s New in Health from …

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Conference Highlights

After a coast to coast, full week conference schedule, it is nice to take the networking hat off and duck behind the computer again. The conferences (Internext and SES San Jose) were full of information, networking, and partying. The new shirts were a success (more on the horizon). My favorite event of the conferences was …

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Free Advertising

On Monday, Best of the Web updated its Premium Sponsorship program. Existing and new customers can now sponsor a relevant category and feature their ad in BOTW search results at no cost for 60 days. That’s right – FREE ADVERTISING! The free trial offer is an excellent way for advertisers to check out the Premium …

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New Shirts

At our last conference, the WMW show in New Orleans, we got absolutely slammed with requests for our shirts. The long-sleeve were a hit, even in summer time New Orleans. We decided to load up on the original shirt, as well as expand our clothing line a bit. We ordered a few hundred shirts from …

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Expanded Pricing Options

We ar ehappy to announce that as of yesterday, we have launched additional pricing options to our Directory Submission service. While we still offer the Express Sumit service at an annually-recurring fee, we also now offer one-time billing for webmasters who prefer a “pay-once” alternative. Current pricing for BOTW Express Submit is as follows: Annually …

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Search Sponsors

Since the launch of our proprietary search a few months ago, one of our top priorities has been tweaking the algorithm in an effort to provide the highest quality directory search results. Granted, the product is still a work in progress, but we have made great strides. Currently, the search functionality queries the BOTW database …

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You Like Nuggs?

We are asked once in a while about the fox. Who is that fox, what is he doing on the page? The fox is Nuggs, and he is the directory mascot. Actually he serves a few purposes. First of all, he helps to bring a little life to the page. We understand that although we …

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RSS Feeds

We launched the addition of RSS a few weeks ago to the What’s New sections of BOTW. It is a great way to keep in touch with what is being added to the directory. Instead of having to come back each day and check what we have added, simply choose the branch of the directory …

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