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Hiding A websites Backlinks

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Just_Passin_Through_373, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Just_Passin_Through_373

    Just_Passin_Through_373 Newbie

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    Hi BHW,

    I have been using the Moz free version of Open SIte explorer and noticed a competitor website has potentially begun blocking the spiders for Moz. Because I tried with a different tool and caught some new links. Perhaps Moz just has not scraped the other links yet?

    My questions are:
    - How common is the practice of masking your backlinks? Is the main method to just keep a list of the most common IP addresses for known tools and just block those on the server?
    - What would you guys recommend to check backlinks? Free and Paid

    Thanks!
     
  2. kristjan

    kristjan Registered Member

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    It is really common to hide your links at least for intermediate seo and there is a free tool called "link privacy" by Jerry West. If you cant google it i can send you this plugin by email. There are also paid versions out there but this free works just fine :)
     
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    Thank a bunch kristjan! This is a great tool. Installed the Plug-In and now I am tempted to become a member of SEO Revolution :)
     
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