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Background on Alltop

Alltop is a web directory for blogs and news websites. Quality web directories categorize, describe and link to useful websites. They are also a great source for permanent, relevant links to your business.

Alltop was founded by Guy Kawasaki, who’s aim was to collect the headlines of various news sites and manage them as an online magazine. The topics covered range anywhere from health and culture to technology and people.

It’s time to get your site in the online magazine in this guide to submitting your site to Alltop.

How to Submit Your Site to Alltop

You will need to create an account and fill out the requested information to submit your business. Follow the directions carefully to complete your submission. It is important that you complete the profile information about your business to the greatest extent possible.

Step 1. Start at Alltop.com.

Step 2. Scroll down to the bottom and click “Submissions.”

Step 3. In order to submit a website, you have to be logged in. Click “Create an account” to continue.

Step 4. Enter your chosen Username, Email, and Password. Accept the terms of use and click “Sign Up.”

Step 5. Once you complete the process, you’ll receive a confirmation link in your email inbox. Click it to activate your account.

The page you’re directed to also contains a list of tips that you’ll find useful if you’re looking for content on Alltop to read.

Step 6. Return to the “Submissions” link at the bottom of the page. You’ll come to a page with fields you can fill in. Input your Alltop Topic, site name, URL and feed, and the site owner’s name.

Once complete, hit “Submit.”

Step 7. Sit back and relax! Evaluation can take up to two months. The most common errors involved if a submission is rejected is either a bad feed, lack of original content, and other related reasons.

Let us know if you get submitted!

To learn more details about Alltop, click here.

UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Optimize Your Presence > Ongoing Presence Optimization > Website 401: Add’l Directories II.

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