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question about linkwheels

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Dragn, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Dragn

    Dragn Regular Member

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    I've had experience with affiliate sales via article writing in the past but its always been with single articles fighting on there own, after about a year of reading while my online stuff was on hiatus (yet still makin gmoney, which means im doin something right!) im sitting back down and doing it with better knowledge of how it all works.

    With that said, for my first project im going to be creating a linkwheel of articles to boost into the search engine, but i have a few questions about this that i would like to get some answers for.

    Plan: Create 1 article of high quality content with recommended products for my niche (or a blog on blogspot or the likes) [I call this the Primary Article], with 5 articles linking to it with useable content of different angles to my niche, each linking to one another, and to the primary article. [I call these Sub-primary articles] From there, I will have 5 more articles for each sub-primary article, each group of 5 will link to one another, and the corrisponding sub nich.

    so basically it will come out like this:[​IMG]
    lol i hope thats not too confusing.

    anyways, basically what i need to know is the following:

    It it okay if i had every "green" article hosted on the same location? (ie Squidoo, ezinearticles, etc) or should they each be made on a completely different domain to get the best results seo wise?

    also, for the "red" articles, if the above statement is answered with "its better to use different websites" can i use 5 different sites for the red articles, and write 1 article for each "group" per site? totaling 5 per site? or will that not be as effective as using a completely new site for each article?

    also, for my "blue" article, would the results be much better if i used a blog instead of just submitted another article? Would using a free site like blogspot be okay or would it be 100% more effeciant and productive to have my own blog website in place for it? i was wanting to get some more startup revenue to start building my own sites, but it can be done if needbe.

    beyond that, my plan was for each article to create a new keyword to target, would it be better to have them all target the same keywords? would it be okay to have each "stream" in my linkwheel to target the same keywords, and just use 5 different ones total?

    *edit* also, just for anyone wondering as i do about posts like these:

    Ive already started the work and fully plan to complete this. I know from personal experience and others that one of the biggest problems with IM's is they do 100% reading, and 0% work. The niche ive chosen to aim for is in a field that i am very enthusiastic about, and have built my career around, so I know the information that is asked for and wanted, and know the answers to them 100%, in other words the writing comes naturally for this. My point is that I -am- doing it, I've already gotten the 5 sub-primary articles created and going to be re-writing for the "red groups" tomorrow, along with an outline of what my "green" primary item will be (i have not made it yet becuase im wondering if it should be an article or a blog) covering

    anyways, the main reason im saying this is A. to hopefully get some encouragement, B. to remind myself that i can and will do this to the end, and C. so those that read this know there time in answering my questions is not going to waste.
     
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  2. HiTek88

    HiTek88 Registered Member

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    Nice, love the diagram. Taking linkwheel to another level.
     
  3. HiTek88

    HiTek88 Registered Member

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    Actually really like all the questions you are asking, I need most of them answered myself. Unfortunately I can't give you an answer. Hopefully a MOD or someone with more knowledge can help. GL
     
  4. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    It's better to have closely linked articles on entirely different domains / sites.

    Make a new account on a web 2.0 service or blog for each article.

    The centre hub should either be your own domain, an ezine article, or a hubpages. These have the best ranking potential.

    The whole wheel system should gravitate around the same keywords, with just enough variation to make it look natural-ish.

    Use junk content for the red sites. However, it must be keyword rich and original. Cut huge amounts of time and effort by only creating quality content for the green and blue pages.

    Make your interlink structure more complex. Have 8 green hubs, then link hub A to C and D, B to D and E etc. This structure is the best compromise between link benefits and safety on a small wheel. You may wish to consider leaving a link gap between the green hubs. It's not necessary to close the wheel.

    You will need to use comment spam to provide ranking support to your green and blue hubs.
     
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  6. Dragn

    Dragn Regular Member

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    What do you mean "closely linked articles"?
    crap, i was hoping i didnt need a seperate site for EVERY article. i was really hoping it would be okay to use, for example, 5x sites for all 25 red articles, having 5 on each site (one per group)

    Thanks for the input on that. glad you say it cause im way ahead of you on that part ;) im glad to hear that an article site will work okay though. but question: If i do only use an article site for it, would it be okay to do a link from it to a blog at a later time? or should i just make that decision now? because in the end i DO plan to have a blog for this that is constantly updated, and would like to incorporate this linkwheel with it as its ont he same niche

    im not sure im 100% on what you mean "enough variation to look natural ish" So far ive chosen 5 sets of keywords to target, they are all related to the niche but completely different angles. Think of a car, my main article will be "how to maintaine your car" while my sub articles are "how to change an alternator" "how to change a starter" etc etc. (this is just an example.) with each article giving the reader a reason to go to my next article if they have followed one already, with a legit and sensible reason to make them want to

    im glad to hear this. I was already planning to just do keyword rich rewrites of the green articles for all red articles.

    I fully plan to grow my linkwheel as time progresses, this is just the starting point to get off the ground. Thanks for the tip on the "gap" though

    I've already planned on it :)


    and for this:
    Thanks, reading now!
     
  7. Dragn

    Dragn Regular Member

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    ohh i almost forgot to ask:

    Today im trying to finish up all my main articles (proof read and touchups) and to locate and sign up to every bloghosting service i need.

    with that said, since im following the suggestions from this thread (more would be great guys!) i was wondering if anyone would help me out with something:

    Obviously, im going to need a LOT of article sites, anyoen got any suggestions for hte top ones?

    I already know of Squidoo, ezinearticles, hubpages, but thats not nearly enough for what i need to do. I know i couuld just do a quick google but i would like some recommendations of ones that google favors if possible?