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Filtering bad links from linklists

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by aidenhera, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    Hey all

    I have a linklist and i wanna bulk check it.

    should i pay attention to outgoing external links amounts? because some domains tend to have 10k external links but they still have good CF and TF

    is it safe to link moneysite from such a site?

    Also, when removing the bad links, what is the good cf/tf/da/pa number to keep and what to remove? like remove links with 0-3 tf?

    im talking about tier 1 links atm but probably would use same ones as tier 2
     
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    First of all, do you know what CF means? You should do some more reading on this. Besides the fact that it's completely useless, it is showing the amount of "spam" on the domain, so you don't really want high CF at all. :)

    10K backlinks is not that much of a problem, some links are simply sitewide, but you should be a little bit more careful with that kind of domains.

    And what do you mean by removing bad links? Disavowing them? Uhm... I wouldn't touch a disavow tool at all unless it's completely necessary to be honest.
     
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  4. aidenhera

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    as far as i know CF means citation flow which is AMOUNT of backlinks. Now i think of it, it might be useless metric.

    im not talking about removing bad backlinks linking to my site using disavow or not. I have a list from gsa (verified). Not the one from the net, but the one that i verified on my own. Now i need to filter bad links from the list before i put it as tier 1. (cause for now it was for tier 2 but im starting new site and gonna use good links for tier 1). And I was wondering which links are considered good and which are bad, according to the site metrics tf cf (well, not cf anymore), da and pa.

    Lets say, I guess i should remove sites with less than 4 TF and low DA, but to which number i can push it? like keep links with over 4TF or bigger (for tier 1)?
     
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    Uhm no, the amount of backlinks is amount of backlinks, that's the first number on the left.

    About the rest, that's purely subjective. Fact that link, especially this kind of links, has any TF means basically nothing. Even useless blog comments can have TF40+.
     
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    Alright then what is citation flow and what kind of links (or link metrics) do you keep close to your money site. Majestic says CF is number of citations.... to my language google translates it same as "quote" and it makes no sense for me. What is CF if its not bumber of backlinks?
     
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    Outbound links are one of the few metrics I care about. Not only does a high amount of external links look spammy to google, but it also dilutes the link juice you're getting from the page. If you're looking for quality over quantity, I would only keep links with <200 OBL.
     
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    Some of the metrics that I consider in removing bad links:
    * I remove all that are below TF of 5
    * I remove all that are below CF of 5
    * I keep the 5-200 RD, meaning removing all that are below 5 and all that are more than 200
     
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  10. bartosimpsonio

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    Citation flow is indeed a count of citations...they can't use the trademarked name PageRank so Moz came up with a name, Majestic came up with another, and so on.

    Basically it's the Pagerank algorithm. They run it until it settles. If you don't know how it works, just search for it on DuckDuckGo and you'll see - there's even illustrations of how it works.

    Trust flow is a bit more intelligent. It computes the average distance of links to really trustworthy sites. So if your site is only one link away from google, dmoz, wikipedia, etc, it'll have a really high TF. If your site is 1 billion links away from the big ones, then it has low TF.

    So to answer your question : if the site has high CF but low TF it means it was spammed to hell with bad links.

    On the other hand if it has high TF and low CF, that domain is worth gold.

    If it has both high TF and high CF, it means it's a very very popular domain that gets a shit load of links from everywhere including reputable sites.

    If it has low TF and CF it means it's probably a new site or relatively no link work was done on it. May be good for new projects or for buying expired domains for cheap.
     
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  11. dichotom

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    How to remove bad links ? Do you remove manually or automated way?
    I am asking because if I get similar situation I can follow same way.