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Authority link - anchor text, branded or random?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Anonoptimization, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    What would you recommend if a writer was giving you a mention to your website. I feel like going branded might be more natural than using a money anchor text or am authority link but could see how it might also give a boost.

    What do you think ?

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  2. Gyuman82

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    If it is from a strong website you're gonna want to go with a money keyword.
     
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    Can't go wrong with a money keyword. I've heard that your brand keyword going to your homepage is able to essentially raise all your keywords a bit, and I use this tactic... but I can't say if it gives you more bang for the dollar than the money keyword.
     
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  4. jon_xx_x

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    Money keyword would be ideal, but looks fake. Not true natural authority link is going to make an article and linke "shoes" to a website. Real journalists just don't do that.
    I was in New York Times a little while ago and they just used my brand. I have an EMD so it was like Shoes.com the link. Helped search engines a bit, but you wouldn't believe the amount of sales we did.
     
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  5. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    That's part of why I was wondering about branded. Figured it might look more natural to Google's algorithms. Keywords can also make sense in context of a post though.
     
  6. Gyuman82

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    I guess a lot would depend on what the money keyword is. If it's something that can sound natural in an article like "SEO" or "mortgage company" then fine, but if it's something awkward like "web design chicago" or "cheapest ipod 2015" then yeah go with branded or URL.
     
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  7. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Thanks. It is a type of product keyword so I guess brand link could make sense.
     
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    IMO branded would be more specific and effective.
     
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  9. goldnote

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    I would go with the Branded link. Building a Brand for long term success is the way to go.
     
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  10. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Does branded help the money keywords too?

    Thanks
     
  11. SainaGroup

    SainaGroup Regular Member

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    Branding links will help you for long term , safe and natural !
     
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  12. hanssolo

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    Definitely money keyword, might be longer tail but the main keyword have to be included, just use other cheap/free properties to dilute
     
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    Brand keyword should be your choice. Money keyword always helps, but you are unlikely to get that from top websites.
     
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    As others suggested, just go with branded keywords for high authority backlinks. It will definitely be very powerful and there are chances of getting higher visibility.
     
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  15. Anonoptimization

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    Edit: Nevermind thanks
     
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    It all depends how well you established your site. I would suggest Brand keyword for authority links, it will helps to build brand reputation.
     
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    As every one said you can use branded keywords for authority site. It will be more natural mate...