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How to hide affiliative links from google?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by vedavyas, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. vedavyas

    vedavyas Junior Member

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    Affiliative links on a site decreases the serp,so is there any way to hide links from google?Currently i am using MaxBlogPress Ninj a Affiliate 1.8.1 plugin in wordpress.
     
  2. Sikez

    Sikez Newbie

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    Just off the top of my head....
    You may want to try putting your aff links in a frame .html file and then just linking to the .html file.

    Like this...
    Code:
    <html>
    <body>
    <center>
    <iframe frameborder='0' scrolling='no' width='1000' height='1000' src='your aff link here'></iframe>
    </center>
    </body>
    </html>
    or like this...

    Code:
    <html><head>
    
    
    <frameset rows='100%, *' frameborder=no framespacing=0 border=0>
    <frame src="AFF LINK HERE" name=mainwindow frameborder=no framespacing=0 marginheight=0 marginwidth=0 scrolling="yes"></frame>
    </frameset>
    </html>
    You could also even try going 1 step farther and encrypting the frame file,with a html encryption program.


    That way google would just see you are linking to another page....
     
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  3. blackhataffiliate

    blackhataffiliate Senior Member

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    Add a new directory on your server (example - go/out/whatever). Create a php redirect (see below) and save as index.php and upload to recently created directory. Your link will be cloaked and look like yoursite.com/go instead of ugly aff link.

    Code:
    <?php
    header( ‘Location: http://youraffiliatelink.com' ) ;
    ?>
    
     
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  4. bustysexylacey

    bustysexylacey Newbie

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    Who said google ranks down sites with affiliate links? That makes no sense. That like google ranking down a site for have adsense. The only reason to hide affiliate links is to keep punk web surfers from seeing them. those types of websufers will deliberately type in the domain just because they know the link might help a webmaster get paid.
     
  5. Olbol

    Olbol Junior Member

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    I agree with bustysexylacey ;)

    It is ridiculous for Google to rank down sites with affiliate links. My Amazon affiliate site is stuffed with 25+ aff. links per page and still ranks #1 for a very competitive keyword.
     
  6. pagman13

    pagman13 Newbie

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    you can't hide stuff from google!
     
  7. dsnking

    dsnking BANNED BANNED

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    yeh..i agreed with bustysexy comment and pagman. nothing can be hidden from big G. it is the terror of the web..
     
  8. DamnedFreak

    DamnedFreak Junior Member

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    You can do the same with a htaccess 301 redirect.

    Either way, I don't think affiliate links hurt your rankings.
     
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  9. manEatingMac

    manEatingMac Junior Member

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    what's the purpose of this thread, i dun think affiliate link can get your ranking down man, unless you have some illegal stuff going on, otherwise, g.o.o.g.l.e should allow it to flow.
     
  10. Spaceman

    Spaceman Regular Member

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    Affiliate links can hurt you bad - real bad.
    If your site is a thin affiliate site - search google for that and cutts - you are shafted. Ive seen it happen to hundreds of my own thin affiliate sites.
    Cutts has stated they got shut of "a load of affiliate stuff" in the past.

    The definition of whats "thin" seems to change aswell - so be careful.

    How the fook can ANYONE say affiliate links dont hurt is totally beyond me. I went from about 200k $ a year to about 40k $ a year as goog slowly but surely destroyed all my affiliate sites.
     
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  11. vedavyas

    vedavyas Junior Member

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    After removing affiliative links my site jumped from 7th to 2nd position in just one day.........

     
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  12. Claudiu

    Claudiu Regular Member

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    i'm wondering if this doesn't affect ranking as well as google requires webmasters to place a redirect info for the user

    like: hi user, you'll be redirected in 5 sec