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Any reason to backlink anymore?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Illestone, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Illestone

    Illestone Registered Member

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    After the most recent update I have noticed a huge drop in rank and traffic. My typical methods of backlinking have been quite successful until now. There is little to no revenue anymore from what were normally $1K plus a month sites. So am I just wasting money/time with typical backlinks?
     
  2. healzer

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    Quality Backlink is not the same as BS backlink
     
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    In the world of Blackhat, nobody is your friend, they're your competition.
     
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    Build web 2.0's, articles, etc. and backlink them. This will get you better backlinks.

    Try targeting some more keywords by creating subpages.
     
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    .EDU's work wonders also :)
     
  6. Illestone

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    Web 2.0's are also a big part of my methods but those as well actually have seemed to do more harm then good lately. I am basically trying to figure out if I should dump my current sites and start new since most if not all have completely disappeared out of the ranks and my 5 day average til today is $0.00 of revenue. It's actually costing more for hosting then I am making lol. BTW these sites are all more than a year old.
     
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    Agreed.



    And be patient. 5 days isn't a long time, wait like 2 weeks and if you don't see any changes then switch up your methods.
     
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    Quality backlinks AND a mix of blog, forum links (but not too many). Google is not stupid, it knows what a comment section is and it knows why you put your keyword in the field where you're supposed to put your name.
     
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    Cannot agree more .
     
  10. omida86

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    What kind of backlinking have you been doing when you noticed it's not working anymore? Everything has been working find for me. Haven't been affected by panda at all.
     
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    Panda is about monetisation of your site,it'll eventually have to even itself out.Put simply your outbound links are becoming a bigger factor than your incoming links for monetised sites.
     
  12. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    God, these threads are getting so annoying. Just sop building SB blasts to your site. You would be amazed out how many people just sit there and do SB blasts all day. Of course you are going to see rankings drop. Think a little and use your brain a little and Viola!
     
  13. jimbobo2779

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    You will always need backlinks with the current algorithms and no tweaks to it will change this. It will take quite a big change in the algorithms to discount links entirely.

    However good content is always a great start for a site along with lots of backlinks. Obviously quality of links and your overall linking structure play a big part as well as quantity.

    As others have said using lots of backlinks to prop up your linking pages also is a way of getting more link juice to your pages.
     
  14. Techkat

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    Can not disagree more.
     
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    BS, that's what the powers that control want you to think...

    "Turn a people against themselves, and they're easy to contain".
    Julius Caesar
     
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    all will come to this eventually: we will create white hat sites which will be backlinks for other sites. we will literally create useful content, just by leveraging outsourcing
     
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    The trick is tp now create backlinks that not everyone can get. .edu's or .gov's or high PR homepage backlinks.

    The typical forum profile backlinks are worth shit now because Google knows that you can literally get thousands of them in a few hours.

    Go for backlinks that are really hard to get because Google knows that and they will reward you accordingly.
     
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    Rushdie BANNED BANNED

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    if that would be true this site wouldnt exist man
     
  19. slashchick

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    Also, if a competitor jumps above you in rank, use a backlink analysis tool like Majestic to see what the competition is doing. This has opened my eyes to many new ways of effective backlinking.
     
  20. wokaka

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    you need to start doing research on your competition and see what works for today's backlinking in your keywords. You must also differ your seo strategies. It's not always about backlinks, buddy. Try to get some chaotic +1 service, tweets, social bookmarking, in-content blog posts, etc. etc. and make sure you dripfeed them.

    Several of my sites have been hit by this panda update too, although for me the impact is not really big.