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Received alot of high quality links in the past week, but no change in Google?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by paper_chase, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. paper_chase

    paper_chase Regular Member

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    Last week I launched a custom affiliate program for one of my site. Custom in the sense that all the affiliate links passed nice SEO juice to the actual page they were linking to via a 301 redirect. They way I have it set up:

    mydomain.com?ref=john&sid=link

    301's to

    mydomain.com?utm_source=referral&utm_medium=john&utm_campaign=link

    I've gotten some really nice backlinks with my anchor text on the homepages of some PR 4, PR 5, and even a PR 6 site. Change in yahoo and bing? Very positive! Change in google? Absolutely none! It's been almost a week now. Should I be worried? Should I drop the 301 and have the affiliate links go straight to the page?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. yowies

    yowies Regular Member

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    It's been almost a week now.

    It has only been 1 week

    Should I be worried?

    Yes..you should be terrified..I would hide under the bed..:D
    google only passes on link juice/serp increases within literally minutes.
    Everyone knows that..
    I get backlinks to my sites..and I expect that they will jump in the SERPS literally in maybe an hour...even a day or two..
    I am being sardonic for a bleeding obvious reason.. :)
     
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  3. paper_chase

    paper_chase Regular Member

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    yowies: To be honest, I've never really received links from high authority sites before. I figured a link from a PR 6 homepage would show its effects pretty soon. My only concern that there might be an issue with the 301 redirect. It shouldn't cause problems though. I guess I will continue waiting...
     
  4. hexa714

    hexa714 Junior Member

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    Relax, g00gle has been really slow in the past month or so. A high value linking method I use that normally showed results in 1 week is now taking 2 to 3.
     
  5. Kaithe.Clarke

    Kaithe.Clarke Regular Member

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    A few possible reasons for this,
    - Google does not give great value to affiliate links
    - Google takes almost few weeks to few months (almost 6) to pass all credit from redirecting domain to redirected domain
     
  6. paper_chase

    paper_chase Regular Member

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    The redirecting domain and the redirected domain are the same domain. The only reason I'm doing the 301 redirect is to pass the parameters for Google Analytics. Maybe I should just drop the 301 and send the links straight to my site?
     
  7. Ralkoehan

    Ralkoehan Newbie

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    Just have patience, my friend, things in Google are quite slow :D