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    Paid submission & page title tags


    I noticed that all paid submissions to yahoo have their title tag reworded to the title of the site in the directory. Considering the importance of keyword selection in the page title tag will the rewording of the title in yahoo searches disadvantage my site's ranking if I do add it to the Yahoo directory? (it's already placing fairly well in the SERPS)
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    The title Yahoo picked for my site sucks, If I could be sure that I would keep my results after dropping my directory listing, i'd do it in a second. I am certain my competitors get a better CTR because their titles have the keywords in it.
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    same problem here; I'd drop my directory listing, except it wouldn't surprise me if my results would drop as a result (despite Yahoo insisting to the contrary)
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    The Yahoo titles are a touch drab, which may well prevent people from clicking on your SE listing. As far as Yahoo directory benefit goes, well, I get about two visitors a day from my directory listing and I moved up from 52 to 48 in the SERPs, while being held back by silly amounts of SPAM. Pretty crap really and no PR bonus either.

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