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Get traffic from froums for a list via signature link

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by cleverliving, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. cleverliving

    cleverliving Regular Member

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    I was interested in getting some traffic from forums by putting a link in my signature as I only have a fresh site and thought of outsourcing it. I had a few questions..

    1. Would this be unnatural for google when they see a whole bunch of links coming from the one site?
    2. Does anyone know of a video course or tutorial or case study for this method?
     
  2. macky13

    macky13 Registered Member

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    Don't do this thing ..it comes under spamming. anyone can make hundreds of accounts with signature of theri website just to get the backlink....it is totally illegal.
     
  3. Beven

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    illegal? lol.

    Forum posting is a completely white hat strategy to drive traffic to a website so don't worry about being penalised.

    As for a video course I'm not sure why you need that? Is it not simple enough?
     
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  4. JasonS

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    @OP: Beven has already explained well, I'd suggest you to join and promote your site only on forums that are relevant to your site.
     
  5. cleverliving

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    thanks to all ur comments ... jasonS... i was just curious how much traffic could be driven compared to the time and effort of posing. possibly a case study.. also i was worried about getting penalized by google with all there algorithem changes condstatly by having a large number of links coming from he same place.

    any way thanks for taking the time and effort to comment guys more comments would be appreciated
     
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    I don't think forum posting will penalize your website. If this was penalizing my clients' websites, they would have not renewed their contracts with me month after month.

    But be reminded of one thing when it comes to forum posting. Make sure that your forum poster is contributing to the forum and the members thereof. Don't buy the idea of simply praising the idea of the original poster by writing "Wow, great post" for the sake of exposing your signature.

    If you have specific questions about forum posting, feel free to let us know in this thread. I'll try to answer as soon as I can.
     
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  7. Spanish Fly

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    I assume there is a certain number of posts a user must get to prior to being able to have a signature for their posts? Either that, or I just can't find the option for it in my Settings. :/
     
  8. JasonS

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    You must have to be Jr.VIP or Donner to get the signature space enabled.
     
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  9. Casio

    Casio Registered Member

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    A targeted traffic is always important than mass traffic.
     
  10. seranking

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    Oh, man! That's not a good idea. If you want to join the site and at once add the link in the signature you can be banned for that. It is better to be a permanent member for a certain period of time, get some reputation on forums and than do that if you really want to get a good traffic from there.
     
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    Be a permanent member of any forums and then only place signature. And yes, you can drive good amount of traffic from forums via signature link.
     
  12. seosky

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    At BHW We see Signature for almost every Jr.VIP Member and it helps them to get traffic. So it is Good strategy. Till you doing Spamming.
     
  13. bartosimpsonio

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    With this kind of thread we see how broken and abusive google's system has become. People are concerned over real legitimate traffic from forum signatures! This is absurd really....google needs to be stopped....
     
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  15. Luscious84

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    it will be spamming if you post alot posts with your link in the signature... You can use it for backlink but you need to post once a while and don't expect much traffic from it!
     
  16. outrankcompetition

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    Yes forum sig links are good for traffic.
     
  17. Jenkins22

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    If anyone knows of a good way legit, for my blog, pm me. I have some questions to make sure it is 100% legit and I know this is White Hat area as well.