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How many backlinks do you build to the 'random' pages on your site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Ghoast, May 28, 2012.

  1. Ghoast

    Ghoast Power Member

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    I'm doing some SEO for quite a large site - there are about 5 pages which are optimized for different keywords.

    The rest of the pages are just random articles which relate to the general topic - just to increase content and give users something interesting to read..

    Would you bother building links to these pages? I'm thinking doing something like this:

    66% backlinks go to keyword optimized pages - 33% go to the random pages

    Then build second tier which goes to all these links equally with keyword anchors

    What do you think?
     
  2. artificial_genius

    artificial_genius Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That ratio looks good. The key is to make your backlink profile look natural. So having at least some links pointing to all pages, and having those links have more 'normal' anchor text (as opposed to everything being keyword optimized) are things I would recommend.

    But 66% money pages and 33% random pages is definitely a good ratio to use.
     
  3. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    It depends. Your ratio is probably okay, but you have to think what pages would real visitors link the most? If those articles are not that "linkable", then you can go up to 80-90/10-20 ratio.
     
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    I'd go and create around 20-30 backlinks to these random articles. Do you link from these random articles to your keyword optimized pages? Will help with the internal seo structure of the site, me thinks!
     
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    This is not a facile answer - but a random amount from random platforms. A little influenced by the size and quality of the page I'm linking to. Anything from 50 to 500 normally, though I build to old pages from time to time as well (Google doesn't like "Stoppage")

    Scritty
     
  6. Ghoast

    Ghoast Power Member

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    haha - oh wow - Can't believe I didn't actually think of that! I can just use the site as it's own tiers - so to speak. Thanks so much for the comment! Thanks and Rep given mate!