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Do you vary your tier 1 anchors?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by emerica1184, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. emerica1184

    emerica1184 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I feel like your tier 1 would be the ones you don't want to vary your anchors and tier 2-x would be the ones to use generic anchors. Thoughts?
     
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    dragonrage01 Power Member

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    Depends on how many t1 you have.
     
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    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    Realistically, you should be using generic anchors on all tiers.
     
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    BigFatWallet Power Member

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    This


    To emulate a natural link building profile you need to vary your anchor texts and use generic anchors too.
     
  5. cgpa2.17

    cgpa2.17 Regular Member

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    what is generic kw? like sites.com, click here, this...???
     
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    'Generic anchors' are any anchors that work in any situation and don't contain any keywords or URL references. I.e. 'click here' etc.

    'URL/naked' anchors are the URL/domain names used as the anchor.

    These videos go into depth about anchors and anchor metrics:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...anchor-text-profiles-post-penguin-videos.html

    Regarding the original post:

    1st tier links are direct-links, so they're the MOST important to build diversity into.
     
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    apoorv Regular Member

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    Yes, I do that, and it makes perfect sense too. As someone else said, have a decent mix of all kinds of anchors on all your tiers, not just the first tier or the second tier.
     
  8. gsy159

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    No, and I rank for some 50-100k keywords

    EDIT:But I don't target only 1 keyword
     
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    I use generic keywords on tier 2 not 1, tier 1 is the most important so i keep my keywords on them.
     
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    radarsurge Regular Member Premium Member

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    I put generic URLs in T1 and T2. I usually have more generic in T2 to make a healthy link profile (with plenty of generics + URLs ETC)
     
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    sathyavcs Regular Member

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    I use
    1. Target Keyword
    2. Generic Anchor(Click here, go here, check out, more info, The website, etc.,)
    3. Brand Name (website)
    4. Nuke URL(exact URL with and without "www")
     
  13. emerica1184

    emerica1184 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If I'm trying to build web 2.0s to an inner page of my money site, a generic text is okay to use? What is telling google that this link should be ranked for x keyword then?

    eg. mysite.com/cars anchor text is "click here". I want it to rank for cars. Is the on page seo enough to tell google this page should be ranking for cars?
     
  14. skrewz

    skrewz Newbie

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    You always want to vary your anchors since Panda for your Tier 1. I had several sites that I was working on get sandboxed even though they all had original content. Once I starting picking the differences between the sites that still kept their ranks and sites that fell, and it became obvious to me. By fluke, because I was working on multiple related keywords per URL (because I wanted more traffic), I avoided being penalized because it looked more natural.

    Think about it, how natural is it for a website to have 100% of inbound linking containing the same anchor text? Remember when Google penalized for keyword stuffing? Panda was the same, but for Anchor Text.

    However, don't just use generic text + keyword as your anchors.
    What I do:
    Say I want to rank for the keyword "buy iphone 6".
    I go to AdWords Keyword tool and put that KW in the lookup box. Then, I select the top 5 related keywords that Google gives me as suggestions. **Make sure you're sorting the suggestions by "Relevance" **

    Then, when I do my link-building I use 30-40% of my money keyword, and the rest related keyword which I got through Adwords and generic terms like "Click Here" etc...

    For my tier 2 links, I go back to AdWords and use the related keywords to produce even more keywords. I take about 50 related keywords from AdWords Keyword Tool, and use those as anchor-text for my Tier 2.

    This has yield very good results across different link-building methods (i.e. high pr, original content, spun, cheap links, outsourced, and etc). Works for me like a charm.
     
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  15. dennica

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    you need to vary your anchors for tier1 if you want to stay longer :D
     
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    yes it is very important, just search in google for generic anchor text and you will find many.
     
  17. gundamwing

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    use this my strategy

    target seo forum

    t1 = domain+keyword ( blackhatworld best|big|biggest|etc seo forum)
    t2= a href=domain </a> keyword <a href= domain> blackhatworld </a> best seo forum
    t3= keyword <a href= domain> seo forum </a>


    this strategy have been tasted with extreme keyword