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Is there a penalty if I get a backlink from the main page of a PR5 blog that is unrelated.

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by bloggeroftheweb2, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. bloggeroftheweb2

    bloggeroftheweb2 BANNED BANNED

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    I found a technology blog that has PR5.

    If my link appears on the main page of the PR5 technology blog sitewide and ******** but my link is finance related, may I know will my finance blog be penalized?

    Also, will I benefit from the link juice? and will I be able to get a PR 4 from it for the next PR update?
     
  2. freezeice04

    freezeice04 Power Member

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    Sitewide and unrelated, you better be careful. The chances of getting a penalty from just one domain is very low but the link juice will surely be diminished. If it's just a homepage link then you should be fine, and no you will not get PR4 just from this one link. Maybe PR3 if you're lucky.
     
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  3. henrikas

    henrikas Regular Member

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    Depends on how many OBL have this site, if there are tens of them you'll get only small portion of PR. Use only home page link.

    Google sees all history of the website, all external links and so on. If this website is marked as link seller there is a small change that you will be penalized.
     
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  4. SEO_Alchemy

    SEO_Alchemy Senior Member

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    Technology and finance are not completely unrelated. You have a great link. Enjoy it.
    You wont automatically get a PR 5 PR4 PR3 on the next update, that formula is determined by all the other links flowing in and out of that site.
    As long as you links aren't surrounded by "Viagra" "Porn" links, you're absolutely fine.
     
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  5. remon24

    remon24 Power Member

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    I think google is not gonna penalize u just because of 1 unrelated domain's backlink and just beacause of a pr5 u r not gonna get pr4 in the next update u need much more than that
     
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    I've had some really powerful links from what appear (on the surface) to be completely unrelated sites content-wise. But avoid site-wide links; they can backfire and give unpredictable results.
     
  7. martha.ackles

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    I would rather stick to related sites. You said your niche is in finance. There are tons of good, quality sites in finance as well.
     
  8. omnipotent$

    omnipotent$ Regular Member

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    There are no penalties from getting links from an unrelated site.