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Make the most of a blogtoplists without penalties?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Aeliana, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Aeliana

    Aeliana Newbie

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    Although not as popular as before, blogtoplists tend to be a decent way to attract links. I'm sure you've seen them: a blog owner creates an account, adds his site, includes an image link on his blog to count visitors and your site gathers all the data to automatically create a public ranking list.

    A while back there were talks about image links (alt text within href) not giving much value so I spiced it up by adding a regular text link which most bloggers included on their blog. As a result, I got hundreds of sitewide image and text links to my site. However, I assume the site received a penalty because I got about 800 unique blog posts on the site but only receive 5-10 visitors a day through search engines.

    I'm tempted to try a similar site in a new niche but obviously don't want to end up with a penalty so I'm wondering if anyone is doing something similar and how you avoid it.
     
  2. timothyc3r

    timothyc3r Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Are there any rule book or terms and conditions of how your site will get be penalized? Really not sure about this as well.