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do backlinks still work? im trying to rank myself, tired of blowing money on "seo experts"

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Holla1, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. Holla1

    Holla1 Regular Member

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    Google said that it will change the way sites are ranked.....does that mean they will stop using backlinks, and if not, where do i find or get good back links that will rank myself?
     
  2. Aires

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    Backlinks is Constant in Google Ranking, It must be do. But be sure that you are doing backlink to a site related to your niche to avoid penalties from Google.
     
  3. jamesjk1

    jamesjk1 Senior Member

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    Do backlinks still work? Yes. I can't speak as to what Google will do in the future, all I can say is focus on what works now. Have a look at the journey threads, pick something and take action! That's the only way anything, good or bad, is ever going to happen.

    @Aires: Sorry, that's rubbish. Would it be better to get a strong link from a relevant domian? Yes. But that doesn't mean non-relevant links aren't useful or will get you penalized.
     
  4. royserpa

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    Dude,

    Dog sites link to dog sites,
    Cat sites link to cat sites,
    Understand this and you will rank in no time! ;)
     
  5. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator in Training Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Why would Google ever stop using backlinks? That's like Google omitting keyword matching (e.g searching for "home-made bikes" will yield results like "home-made bikes" or "home-made bicycles") from its algorithm.
     
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  6. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    No, they won't stop using backlinks. Backlinks that will help your site rank are backlinks from sites/pages relevant to yours. The quote below describes exactly what you need to do:

     
  7. ComputerEngineer

    ComputerEngineer Senior Member

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    i have 2 sites similar

    for 1 i built hundreds of thousands links

    the other one i dont do any link other than referral traffic

    the other one ranks better now
     
  8. kappa84

    kappa84 Power Member

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    So a personal blog about ipads will never rank to a dog walking website? :)
     
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    LostConnection Senior Member

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    Probably meant this?

    And sure it might, it's somebody's personal blog so it can link to Pornhub for all that matters. Google might not be the blog's best pal after that though, but what is life without a few risks, eh?
     
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    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That may not be an absolute as people read on their ipads about dog walking. Or perhaps they bring their ipad when walking their dog; or maybe they use their ipad to blog about dog walking; or they blog about their ipad instead of walking their dog.
     
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  11. psychosimo

    psychosimo Regular Member

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    short answer : backlinks still work
    not very long answer : the number of backlinks doesn't really matter , what really matters is the quality and relevance of backlinks , simple rule :