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life span of forum/blog/profile links ... ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by darrensss, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. darrensss

    darrensss Power Member

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    Hi Guys,

    Just wanted to know what you thought of the following suggestion that forum links, blog commenting and forum profile links only hold weight in google for a couple of months?
    Im not saying google ignore them but simply saying that after the initial backlink juice you get it only lasts for 6-8 weeks and then google almost says they are worthless?

    thoughts .... ?

    Just my experience with these types of links ... :confused:
     
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  2. goredbull

    goredbull Junior Member

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    it depends from 2 to 4 months.Sooner or later any administrator will take it down.In heavily spammed high PR profile would be deleated within hours take the PR 9 expression engine for example.

    Keep building backlinks.
     
  3. deviatus

    deviatus Power Member

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    There's backlinkers who still have their stuff up from 2004, but a lot will disappear.

    10% - Gone in hours
    15% - Gone in days
    25% - Gone in weeks
    40% - Gone in months
    10% - There for years
     
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    Micallef Supreme Member

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    What normally happens is you lose 50-60% of blog comments in a few months or less.

    However, it seems like most admins don't have an effective way to clear all spam comments from all pages.

    What this means is that a lot of sites go into "lockdown" - no new comments can be added, but old spam comments stay there forever and never get removed or devalued by new spam.

    A site I stopped linking to a year ago has maintained about 40% of its links, many of them due to the "lockdown" effect.
     
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  5. darrensss

    darrensss Power Member

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    Guys, I think you have all misunderstood my original post!
    Not talking about how quick your links get removed or what % stay live but how Google view these links ... for example:

    I post 10 profiles, 10 forum posts and 10 blog comments making a total of 30 links ... and say these links stay active and are NOT removed by admins.
    I beleive that google comes along, indexes the links and gives me 30 new backlinks.
    However, as these links are on blogs/forums the benefit i receive from these links only lasts a limited time, maybe 6-8 weeks (even though they remain live forever)? but if these 30 links were on 'normal' web sites (not blogs/forums) these links would continue to give me help towards my serps.

    Any thoughts ...

    I guess in a nutshell im saying the value of a link in a blog/forum or profile is for a limited time where a link on a 'normal' site continues to give you benefit for as long as its present?

    Ps. i got my first 'Thanks' :p ........ Thanks !!!!
     
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    Every heard of link age. In theory a link is more valuable the LONGER it stays. Unless of course it is devalued by the page getting spammed or the domain receiving a G penalty.

    -aReJay
     
  7. darrensss

    darrensss Power Member

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    Agreed that the age of a link is a great benefit and worth extra ... but im asking the question what if google have finally worked out that blackhatters are generating 10k backlinks with ease using things like scrapebox or xrumer ... both products hit forums/blogs? so maybe a way of combating this is to say 'okay, we give you some link juice for the next 8 weeks but then after that we will just ignore it and it wont be counted as it is on a blog or forum?'

    Im not sayong this is happening but just my thoughts!
    Using a programme like xrumer can give you great rankings so im guessing google must have something in place to combat this and other softwares alike?