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Do profile links still hold any SEO value?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jamie3000, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. jamie3000

    jamie3000 Supreme Member

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    I'm thinking of writing a web crawler to find profile link opportunities. It'll grab DA, do niches searches, check for dof0llow etc.

    My question is do these still hold any SEO value? Eg if I had a parasite and pointed 50 contextual high DA/metric profile links at it would you guys expect to see any movement at all?

    Thanks!

    P.s yeah I know DA is shit just using it here to illustrate a point
     
  2. MisterF

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    At the moment, I'd say they carry some good even if just in terms of link diversity.
    It would depend on where you're thinking of, EDU and even if possible gov would be good.
     
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  4. jamie3000

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    Thanks, can you share what experience this is based on just to give me a better understanding please?
     
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    Good point, if you're ranking purely with expired domains its going to help everything look much more natural, links from aged trusted domains.
     
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    High DA Profile Links Is Good To Diversify Link Profile.
     
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    Do you think they pass link juice and help ranking by themselves?
     
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    google can spamlost u
     
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    Nothing worth of mentioning regarding link juice. Besides the obvious PBNs, Guest post and other strong backlinks, do not expect to rank with anything else. Link is only as good as how much you pay for it. Keep that in mind.
     
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    i stopped doing them because they done help for ranking...some say you can diversify your link profile or anchor variation ... that can be a reason to do it but don't expect a ranking boost.
     
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    I only use PBN mostly these days.
     
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    i used them along with shitload of other stuff as I mentioned in my journey thread but that made me into first page of G. I used plenty of HQ profiles.

    Im not sure how they work but they do - probably the deal here is not about link juice but about having a link from healthy domain

    (however, these healthy aged domains, sure provide some link juice,they are not related, but they are aged) link is link. when we buy expired domain for pbn we focus whole domain's link juice on page with link to money site. in case of profiles their link juice is split on thousands of other inner pages so we dont feel it that much.
     
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    Profile links not help to rank. many experts also i am using them just for diversity
     
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    If a profile link can deliver little link juice, multiple that by thousands and point them to your tier 2/3s, should be fine.

    For me, I still use them on the backlinks of my PBNs. So the entire link flow looks like this-

    Money site<-pbn<-existing links to pbn<- thousands of spammy profile links
     
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    And you can see a noticeable difference when you do/don't use these links?
     
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    Unfortunately I haven't tested these solely as my link building efforts are ongoing. I'll point new tier 1s hence I can't comment as to these links solely move the SERP.
     
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    for diversity only.
     
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    they have not done much forever and if overdone will hurt you and your other backlinks ... you need content around a link not just your name and city you live in.
    might help you backlink diversity as say 2% of your profile ...