St Louis Painting has over 1,280 one way links. This has taken time, but it is a part of the reason that presently we have a Google Page Rank of 2.
Google recognizes from our profile and compliments that we are the best interior and exterior painting service contract by awarding us place 1 or place 2 in most searches. We can be reached at 314-520-4440.
Now as Paul Harvey would have said "here's the rest of the story."
take a moment and go to google.com and type in the search field link://yourwebsite.com or .net
You will see the sites which Google believes are of more importance and the number of links that Google sees. You have these links. Now go and do the same with the competitors who get page 1 in Google searches for the keywords you would like to get such ranking.
Most directories are a waste of time, but the directories that you find here will help if you are listed. Please don't purchase or exchange links. There are plenty of sites which are happy to list you for FREE.
***also please remember that Google likes you using their tools and one needs to undate their site on a regular basis as the search engines are hungry for new content and reward you for putting new original content on your site.