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Is this a valid .edu link?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by RuiGomes, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. RuiGomes

    RuiGomes BANNED BANNED

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    I've been putting serious effort on linkbuilding my site.
    It currently has 40k crappy backlinks and can't even rank for a lousy keyword so I decided to make quality backlinks.

    I've built several web 2.0s and now I wanted .edu backlinks, so I ran a few Google queries and I was able to register a profile that looks like this:

    http://xxx.xxx.edu/forum/member.php?u=81274

    And on that page you have to click in the About Me tab to see the actual link.

    Is this valid? Can google read through the tabs?
     
  2. Reefer

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    view the source or put the link through a "spider view" program (there are free ones online). If its there, G will pick it up
     
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  3. Seo Lover

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    Yup definately Search engines read them .
     
  4. RuiGomes

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    Thank you, it appeared right through the spider view :D
     
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    Sure buddy.If you see that,search engine also can see it.I think its forum property and those are good for your SERP ;)
     
  6. wowhaxor

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    Just make sure you don't need to be logged in to view it. Many forum profiles are only visible to logged in members.
     
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  7. RuiGomes

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    Yeah, I've built a couple of them who were only for logged in members but using the spider view I was able to tell that and drop them :D
     
  8. delboy2010

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    Yeah it's a great method to see if the profile is viewable, they are great for a boost in SERPS but not on their own as usual link diversity is the key :)