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Link Spun content to OC

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by alterbuu, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. alterbuu

    alterbuu Junior Member

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    So I can write two 700+ articles a day while at work so I am not concerned about content but when linking the articles I wanted to host the original on my site and spin it for web 2.0s when I put the links will it look bad if I link to the original article on my site and the main page?
     
  2. getamped

    getamped Newbie

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    I'm curious about this too, especially after the Google Penguin update. What is the best linking and anchor text strategy? What is the best anchor text strategy.

    And by that I mean, let's say that I have a site about dog training, but I produce an article about the use of leashes in parks and dog walking. My overall site's keywords are dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training, but the article itself has more tangential keywords like dog leashes, walking dogs in the park. What would work the best out of the following scenarios:

    1. submitted article has the same keywords/anchor text dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training, as the main page of the site and the links point to the main webpage

    Anchor Text: dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training
    From: article
    Points to: main page of site
    Ranking for dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training

    2. submitted article has tangential keywords/anchor text (i.e., dog leashes, walking dogs in the park) and points to the main webpage; which is trying to rank for dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training

    Anchor Text: dog leashes, walking dogs in the park
    From: article
    Points to: main page
    Ranking for: dog training, canine training, pet training, puppy training

    3. submitted article has tangential keywords/anchor text and points to a variation of itself posted on my own website - for example, the submitted article with keywords for dog leashes and walking dogs in park points to a variation of itself as a page/post about dog leashes and walking dogs in the park on my own site

    Anchor Text: dog leashes, walking dogs in the park
    From: article
    Points to: variation of the article as a post/page
    Ranking for: dog leashes, walking dogs in the park

    4. the submitted article has tangential keywords/anchor text and points to a specific page/post on my site that is also trying to rank for the exact same keywords -- but in this case the page/post is an altogether different piece of content

    Anchor Text: dog leashes, walking dogs in the park
    From: article
    Points to: different internal post/page (also about dog leashes, walking dogs in the park but not a spun version - just a unique article on the topic)
    Ranking for: dog leashes, walking dogs in the park

    I imagine scenario 1 is how most people are using their article submission content. This is also probably the least preferred way to use keyword based anchor text. And with the Penguin update articles that point to the site should have links which have a large majority of links based on branding

    Scenario 2 seems like it would be less effective at first glance, but if you have lots of articles, then you will have lots of different anchor text pointing to your site; which will increase the variety of anchor text links. The downside is that the links will all be pointing to your main site and not giving you much internal linking.

    Scenario 3 seems like it would also work since the page will rank higher because it has keywords on it that are relevant to the anchor text in the article. And when this is combined with multiple articles all doing the same thing, then you will have lots of different anchor text pointing to a lot of different articles on your site.

    Scenario 4 also seems like it would work like Scenario 3 in that the unique content on the page/post will rank higher because it has keywords on it that are relevant to the anchor text in the article. And when this is combined with multiple articles all doing the same thing with other page/post on the site, then you will have a greater variety of anchor text pointing to a lot of different page/posts on your site. The major difference here is that ranking is generated for internal pages rather than the main page.

    So, given these different scenarios, what do you all think is the best linking and anchor text strategy after the Google Penguin update? Or does it not matter?

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2012