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Fckin Web Directories

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by InsanelySane, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. InsanelySane

    InsanelySane Power Member

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    I have used a premium web directory for some of my smaller sites that I didnt really care much for. I only submitted my site to 1 directory but I used exact match keyword as the site is an EMD.

    Well these sites are making some money now so I care about them.

    When I checked my sites backlink profiles I noticed that out of the measly 3 back links I made per site. I am seeing 15 referring pages of my exact keyword anchor from the directory site. The directory site has a search box and instead of my site just coming up for its "keyword" when you search, my site is coming up for search queries like "link bellnexia", etc.

    My question is do I truly have 15 exact match anchors or is the fact its from the same domain and search results page kind of dilute it? If not I fear a slapdown is in the future for these sites.
     
  2. Newff

    Newff Regular Member

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    This is common for directories but I don't know how dangerous it is. Luckily my link was just my url. Maybe it's not a big deal, I dunno but also interested in the answer.
     
  3. InsanelySane

    InsanelySane Power Member

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    bringing up the post if anyone knows
     
  4. wisdomkid

    wisdomkid Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    several other pages link to you, check majesticseo to see what and what keywords, anchor text you have before you start having doubts.
     
  5. IMTopgun

    IMTopgun Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It is best to use variety of your url in directory submissions instead of exact match keywords.
     
  6. InsanelySane

    InsanelySane Power Member

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    .........its a directory listing all anchors are the same listing it just comes up on different pages on their end
     
  7. Kralj187

    Kralj187 Senior Member

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    Who is still using directories in 2014??
     
  8. NathanEG

    NathanEG Power Member

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    Just build some generic and branded anchors to dilute it