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Found an old wordpress blog

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mrmidjam, May 27, 2017.

  1. mrmidjam

    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    After digging up an old niche I was involved in years ago I've found a 4 year old wordpress.com blog with 6 articles related to my niche. The articles have no incoming, outgoing links but, does get some traffic. I was thinking of adding a link to my new website in the sidebar, or should I add it within the articles content if so how many or should I not bother as it could hurt my new website?
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    chrome tracks if links have traffic.
     
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    S4xbox360 Junior Member

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    Use semrush.com to look for any toxic links on this old website.

    If it has no toxic links, then I think you are safe to add a backlink to your money site.

    Remember to add a backlink on tge homepage of the website.
     
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    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    should I add a site wide sidebar link or just the one on the home url?
     
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    Initial Effort Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It is safer to go with contextual links. It adds more value. You should be careful with sitewide links because Google may see this as spam.
     
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