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Are Profile Links still helpful for SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by newon, Sep 28, 2016.

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  1. newon

    newon Power Member

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    Hi Gurus,
    Was searching for the answer but could not find.... Are Profile Links still helpful for SEO? In 2016?
    I mean profile links from authority sites like... w0rdpress, myspac3, d3ll etc.
     
  2. abhi007

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    No man...unless you are showing any participation on those sites...

    Stay away from such links!
     
  3. Lunaaa

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    I think they are good for diversification
     
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    Don't need to stay away but it won't provide much value. Not great and not bad
     
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    Good for diversifying though
     
  6. Shipley18

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    They still work (with minimum results) in upper tiers (2,3 etc.)
     
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    whiteblackseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Diversity itself with profile links won't matter but diversity in terms of web 2.0's homepage links etc. that is good
     
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    mohegerwaa Newbie

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    They look pretty much devalued and in most cases would trigger filters.
     
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    You can use them for diversification and if the link is do follow pump it up with some tier 2 links. Don't expect a huge SERP rise though.
     
  10. MikeyMikey13

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    They are good for diversity, however I only use nofollow links when dealing with profiles.
     
  11. knowing25

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    only use profile link for naked url.
     
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    Some sites use No Follow for comment sections. If you can put your link in your name that may help for diversity but I would not rely on it to bring business or seo links.
     
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    It doesn't hurt to have them.
     
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    makejapan1 Registered Member

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    Not great, use them on satellite sites that link to your money site
     
  15. Erikstal

    Erikstal Registered Member

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    They're a waste of time... You could get a tiny benefit, but why bother? You'd be better off doing something more productive like writing 3000 word articles.
     
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    Not to highjack OP's post but I was wondering..

    Why do you only use nofollow links when dealing with profiles?
     
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    Use for diversity and try getting such links from related sites where possible.
     
  18. MikeyMikey13

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    I use tier 2 links to index my profiles. I don''t want the juice passing on from my spam.

    just safer then doing d~follow
     
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    Yes i think still works if you use for naked url....
     
  20. jamescolwell

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    yes it is helpful for get natural link building strategy.