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Popular Internet Directories List
Popular web directories provide Internet users with links and relevant information about listed web sites and its content. Therefore these popular directories are very attractive for webmasters to be listed in. Some of these directories offer free web site submission, other provide paid listing and incorporate pay per click services.

Listing of the popular web directories on the Internet:

SearchBoss: Shopping directory contains web sites, which use this cost-per-click search engine.
Jayde: Growing directory with categorized sites, offers free email and free search engine for your site.
Starting Page: A reference guide to websites by subject, with emphasis on entertainment sites.
Complete Planet: Directory of databases and specialty search engines.
!tzalist: Provides directory organized in 14 major categories, offers free website submissions.
Galaxy: Offers directory structure organized in 10 major topics, plus vertical search engine.
SurfPoint: Directory of sites that are member of the LinkExchange banner exchange network.
REX: The Internet Resource Exchange is a Web directory from Skyline Network Technologies.
Qango: Search engine and web directory network.
Search Galore: Web directory consisting of pay per click listings divided into categories.
Search-beat: Directory featuring collection of quality resources with hundreds of categories.
Fly2Net Directory drives traffic to your site by bidding for keywords on Fly2Net's pay per click search engine.
1st Spot: A personally reviewed directory of web sites in over 160 categories selected on the basis of their informative value.
SunSteam Search: Web directory with special gaming and antivirus section.
Linkopedia: Directory structure has over 300 categories including shopping and online games.
123World: Includes directories of: airlines, airports, chambers of commerce, cities, corporate entities, countries, publications, seaports, and US states.
Questfinder: General web directory has an advanced search box for quick finding the relevant link.
Beebuzz: A site gets a higher ranking in the Beebuzz search results if users perform Beebuzz searches from that site. Web directory, meta-search and free email.
Re: QUEST dot Net (tm): Online library of internet and reference resources.
Searchport - Web directory and direct links to many news and reference sites. Directory of links on various topics mostly focussed on computers and Internet.
Best of the Net: A comprehensive directory claims to collect the best web sites from around the world.

More complete Web directories and portals listing you may find at LookSmart directory or at Open Directory Project site.