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are links from forum postings out?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by matthewseo, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    Wondering if links in forum signatures and/or forum content are still valuable? I used to see my rankings increase with signature links in popular forums very quickly, just wondering if I should bother with forums/message boards anymore?
     
  2. aakon7

    aakon7 Regular Member

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    If you asking this question then yes, however for many of us it is still useful is done correctly. The easiest way to get an answer is to test out varies link building strategies yourself.
     
  3. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    I don't think they are out, but most forums have very weak link power so it's hard to tell...
     
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  4. webcatpl

    webcatpl Junior Member

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    Links from signatures are still fine. However, if you overdo it - there will be a problem. Try to get quality signature links, don't spam. It is your links profile that matters, so if you've got some good quality links, you can add more spammy ones - like forums etc.
     
  5. poweronics

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    Yes they still work i.In my opinion go for high PR forums.
     
  6. futurestic06

    futurestic06 Supreme Member

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    you have to maintain it very carefully. They are still rocking and giving out good put put. but Don't spam the forum and don't jsut create an account. eventually post in the forums. that's the best way to get the effective output from forum posting.
     
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    I think you have got your answer that this is very much helpful. Links in forum posting are really handy. As far as i think that.
     
  8. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    how important is it that the forum be about the same topic as your desired key word? like posting a web design link on a car forum?
     
  9. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    In my research, I don't link to my money site directly on forums. I find that foreign forums with decent/high PR work better. I write 500-1,000 word posts on the forums and add one contextual backlink to my web 2.0s which link to my money site within them.
     
  10. matthewseo

    matthewseo Regular Member

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    what exactly is a web 2.0?