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Running a Toplist still useful?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by niggles, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. niggles

    niggles Newbie

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    Hi,

    Might be a bit old-school, but is running a Toplist still useful on a site that is round for the long term? I know I used to get a decent amount of traffic from being part of other people's Toplists and was thinking of installing a script on a new site of mine.

    Are they still a good source of traffic and SEO (being the one who owns the toplist) or just a waste of bandwidth?

    Cheers,
    Niggles
     
  2. sunflyer

    sunflyer Newbie

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    if you got CPM ads and a bunch of sites and have it all ranked by votes in or out I guess you can make some money
     
  3. knaox

    knaox Registered Member

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    Depends on what your goal is. It's a link exchange, Google recognizes that and you will be penalized. Might be good for traffic, though.
     
  4. sunflyer

    sunflyer Newbie

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    why should you get penalized for making a toplist ?
     
  5. Rubbersoul

    Rubbersoul Newbie

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    I was wondering on what script you were planning on using?
     
  6. sunflyer

    sunflyer Newbie

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    there are two good that I know of

    http://www.monstertoplist.com
    http://www.aardvarktopsitesphp.com
     
  7. dirtbag

    dirtbag BANNED BANNED

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    Google's is penalizing webmasters for reciprocal linking now? lol.
     
  8. xboxlive

    xboxlive Registered Member

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    i remember aardark topsites from back in the pokemon webmaster days used to talk to him on aim