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backlink value if site does not appear in top 20 serps

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by youradded, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. youradded

    youradded Newbie

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    If a site does not appear in the top 20 serps for any keyword, is the backlink value next to worthless?
     
  2. alpwks

    alpwks Newbie

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    Not necessarily, it could be because of lots of different reasons. Are your title tags, headings, keywords, content all in place? Also, some backlinks take a while to start working. You might want to post what you have tried.
     
  3. youradded

    youradded Newbie

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    My site, which i'm buying links for, is ranked in top 20 for about 1500 keywords :)

    I'm talking about buying links from sites which are not ranked in the top 20 for anything. Are backlinks from these type of sites worth purchasing?
     
  4. homenet

    homenet Power Member

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    Depends how much they are costing you.
     
  5. jamesbryan2009

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    you might want to check the pr of the sites you gonna get links.
     
  6. jamesbryan2009

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    you might want to check the pr of the sites you gonna get links.
     
  7. poosc

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    Not necessarily. If it has decent content, indexed and is optimised to your keywords it could still be worth a bit. Just because it's not in the top 20 doesn't mean its worthless ;)
     
  8. adbot

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    I have found there is still a lot of link value in sites not in the top 20. It really depends on the specific sites I suppose, but I have gotten some really good boosts from sites like this that were heavily indexed (2k+ pages) but not high ranking. I would be cautious what you spend on a link from a site like that though, I feel like results will vary.