Google Reconsideration headaches

The violation
I recently received a message in google webmaster's tools that my directory is in violation of google search quality guidelines

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Google Search Quality Team

Call for Non-English Web directory submission partners

There has always been a need to submit my clients' sites to regional directories based on the language each site is translated.

With general link building/English directory submission you can tell the search engines your English keywords by putting them in anchor texts.

How do you promote non-english words that you want to target ?

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Directory submission is an easy way to build backlinks for your domain.  For non competitive niches a few hundred accepted links in directories can make wonders for your SERPs positions.  For more competitive niches directory submissions is not recommended on its own and its recommended that it gets combined with other SEO techniques.

Directories - are they worth bothering ?

Is directory submission still a good SEO practice?
friends, please tell me still the google directory submission useful for increase our PR. I've heard since there are a thousands of out going links in a directory the weight you gain from a directory backlink is very low. Do you agree? please comment.

This and similar questions about the topic of directories and their SEO value comes up on the forums quite often.  People new to internet marketing techniques usually associate good SEO with PageRank and while not unrelated one can not base their efforts on pagerank alone.

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