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has article directories any strenght?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by giotoreli, Feb 18, 2014.

  1. giotoreli

    giotoreli Junior Member

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    if i add 200 unique article in directoris. will have them any strength?
    mutt cutts said that no strength has directories. but if i add only unique articles for tier 1 for money sites. will have any strength?
     
  2. SteveWaller

    SteveWaller Regular Member

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    They won't do a massive amount but you'll get some small benefit from them. I don't think you need 200 though and to be honest the time and effort spent writing 200 unique articles is better spent on other more profitable things.
     
  3. giotoreli

    giotoreli Junior Member

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    what is more profitable things? please give me advice.


    and why is 200 article much? 50? has any strengths?
     
  4. Illini

    Illini Junior Member

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    I'm not sure what your site deals with or your strategy, but in general I wouldn't want to send any Article Directory links to my money site, I'd save them for second / third tier
     
  5. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    You realize it's your site itself that makes you money, not the links? You need the links to rank, but I don't think it's appropriate to view links as 'profitable' or not.
     
  6. SteveWaller

    SteveWaller Regular Member

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    You could spend that time reaching out to other bloggers in your niche, you could write more content for your actual site, you could spend time split testing your own site to get the most out of the visitors you do have, there are loads of things you could be doing that would be more profitable for you in the long run
     
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    Numbuh362 Elite Member

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    Depends on the directories, according to google no, according to us yes/maybe.
     
  8. wizdorf

    wizdorf Regular Member

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    No, article directories are dead and have been dead since last year.

    Go check out googles webmaster forum sometime and see how many examples of article directories people are posting with their unnatural link warning emails. Just about every one has article directory in sample urls.
     
  9. MacallanPlease

    MacallanPlease Newbie

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    Article directories are extremely useful if you want to do some negative SEO on a budding competitor. Not a nice way to play though.