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How accurate is Google WMT's 'Links to Your Site'

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mortalis, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. mortalis

    mortalis Registered Member

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    I've been building links to my money site and decided to look into my Google webmaster's tools. I've noticed that the majority of my links to my MS are not listed here. Should I be using an indexing service?

    I don't know if I should be worried. About 3 weeks ago, there was a bit of activity with ~1-2 links being indexed by google on a daily basis. Since around a week ago Google hasn't indexed any additional links, even though I've added a few. As far as I can tell I have a lot of link pages that have not been crawled by Google, since when I do site:domain.com the new pages with links to MS are not showing in results.

    Anything I should/could be doing? Is it strange that there is so little activity on links to my site despite no penalties as far as I can tell?
     
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  2. Cshark

    Cshark Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Indexing service will help you, sure. But don't try to ping all of your links on the same day.
     
  3. thatslife

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    I know the links are accurate, it just takes time for google to recognize them, not to re-iterate what everyone else will say. Wish you the best of luck sir. I would say the more natural and organic you can make everything the better. In my experience, patient and measured approaches are the only ones that are worth your time. Cheers and good luck!
     
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    They are pretty accurate but they don't index them the fastest in my experience.
     
  5. mortalis

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    Hmm, so do you think the data is too unreliable to use as a basis for understanding cause and effect on my SERP changes?