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having signature links the same color as the background in **************** forums?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lucius, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. lucius

    lucius Power Member

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    I am talking about dropping links in the signature or even in the post itself on **************** forums to build backlinks? that way, The mods on those forums may not realize we posted link has anybody tried doing this? is it effective? thoughts??
     
  2. CYBERTRON

    CYBERTRON Regular Member

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    Did you just do it now?
    hahaha as im clicking all over your thread
     
  3. BingoBob

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    So you have a mod which turns the cold of the link text on the a, a:link, a:visited, a:hover, a:active, a:focus to the same color as the background of the forum area.

    Nice, and yes I have tried this with html and it worked very well on forums. No of which are still around.
     
  4. bbrez1

    bbrez1 Power Member

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    is it possible to set it for an external css?
     
  6. bbrez1

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    You would still need to include html code in your posts. Unless you could somehow hack and change css styles on forums.

    However this would probably work on WP blogs (or any other places where the HTML code does not get removed):

    <a href="Link" style="display:none">Anchor</a>

    I am not 100% sure but as far as I know spiders take these links as normal however they are not visible to the user (because of the CSS code).
     
  7. stumblebum

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    you could maybe try it using smileys? and link the smile will that work?
     
  8. Thrashingshrimp

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    I thought Google could detect this and punishes people?
     
  9. lucius

    lucius Power Member

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    how about using bbcode???
     
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    ;) <-- Do it in the similies :)
     
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  11. kingbug

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    I've tried this across many forums but very few forums allow you to do this. Plus when there are smileys, why bother with this? ;)
     
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    he mean at the signature.. :D
     
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    do you think that because that's just what you assumed, or because of something that youve specifically read which clearly states that google actually do look for such links and actively penalises websites that are the beneficiary - if so, could you please provide a link to the information source for us to independantly verify.
     
  15. Zemanel_

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    You could use an one pixel image with the background colour and anchor text and title...
     
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  16. Mountaineer

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    Whoa, thats the most workable idea I've read so far in this thread.
     
  17. jb2008

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    Smilies don't include anchor text, however maybe you could put your keywords in alt tags, that may have seo benefit.
     
  18. omida86

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    Just do it russian viagra style and create pages of text with links all over the place...
     
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