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Is it better getting a footer link (wide-side) better then link from an article?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by LarryPage, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. LarryPage

    LarryPage Registered Member

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    I have a choice to get a link from the hompage/wideside footer/article link which should I choose?
     
  2. BuildMoreLinks

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    link from an relevant article from a relevant site will be far more useful that sitewide links.
     
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  3. TFGreen

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    Exactly!
     
  4. LarryPage

    LarryPage Registered Member

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    But a homepage link has a much higher PR and a footer sitewide has so many backlinks pointing back to you.
     
  5. nabeelt

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    I was reading a thread on BHW the other day where someone got a link in side bar and he was getting 2000 backlinks from the same domain but they are all useless. It isn't about a single domain giving you thousands of backlinks but in fact it is all about several different domains giving you a backlink. Makes sense?

    My vote goes to the article/contextual link.
     
  6. dbk03

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    I don't think that a homepage/ sitewide link would have such a negative impact as long as you have much more article/ contextual links. So in this particular situation, if you just want to grow your domain authority, and the a/m condition is fulfilled, you should choose the homepage/ sitewide link. On the contrary, if you just want to rank higher a specific keyword, you should choose the article (contextual) link. Just my opinion...
     
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  7. hmeister

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    As soon as I removed my site wide links,my site jumped back up the G search results. They are bad my friend, very bad indeed.
     
  8. jayrat14

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    Articles links should help. Links within articles.
     
  9. rigolo

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    I will go footer!!
     
  10. EddieC123

    EddieC123 Regular Member

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    Link diversity is the most important thing, if most of your current links are in articles then go for the footer link, and vice-versa.
     
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    mosaicartcourses Newbie

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    Your links and site must be relevant to your site.