QUOTE(Richard Smith @ Feb 28 2013, 02:06 PM)
Directory submission is one of the off page optimization techniques and it is very helpful to us for diverting traffic, increase search engine popularity and brand awareness.
Here are it's some features,
- It gives you considerable traffic
- It exposes your website to a larger audience
- Improves your search engine visibility
Thanks and Regards
The only use of directory submissions nowadays is to build backlinks. However, due to the spam Google has stopped giving value to most of the general web directories.