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Backlinking vs Organic Traffic

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by tygrus, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. tygrus

    tygrus Supreme Member

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    I have to say, I am always suspicious of Google, thats why I haven't put a ton of effort into backlinking yet. They could change their algorithm any day and make all that go away.

    I much prefer building organic traffic through articles since it seems much more stable. I mean for a measly 1000 articles spread over 3 or 4 sites, that earns me a few hundred visitors a day. I mean is 1000 backlinks going to do the same? and even if I did bring my page up the SERPS with backlinking, these high PR sites are always changing so I would have to keep backlinking forever. Articles seem much more stable.
     
  2. seanjohn

    seanjohn Regular Member

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    Or just do a combination of both. Backlinking is NOT going to go away anytime soon. How else is Google supposed to keep track of hot websites and keywords?

    Just be smart about it and not rely on JUST backlinking.
     
  3. jstover77

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    When you submit articles to directories, you are actually creating backlnks to your website. As far as linkbuilding you should still not exclude other methods of backlinking.
     
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    Backlinking will not go away for a long long time. I believe its smart to do a combination of both techniques so that you are not putting all your eggs in one basket. And yes, 1000 backlinks in some cases (depends if the backlinks are high PR) can give you the same amount of traffic, if not more depending on the niche, keyword, etc..
     
  5. twix70

    twix70 Regular Member

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    Those articles with their anchors are creating backlinks and it seems backlinks are here to stay, for the moment. I would build other links as well to be on the safe side. If it does change then change your techniques but at the moment it will pay to hedge your nets.
     
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    Actually backlinking will just grab you organic traffic. The whole point in backlinking is so that you can grab that organic search engine traffic.
     
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