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Should you do link exchanges with sites with a lower PR than you?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by the-dream, May 14, 2012.

  1. the-dream

    the-dream Regular Member

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    I don't really know much about IM and SEO and only stumbled across this site a couple of weeks ago but I've got an accidental PR3 blog that I exchange blogroll links with pretty much everyone and there are a lot on my homepage. I've got a plugin though that makes the blogroll only come up on the homepage so it's not on every page.

    My question is, is this harming my PR? Should I only be exchanging links with PR2+ or PR3+ sites or just as many as possible?

    I've currently got 56 - is that a bit excessive?
     
  2. Nookie Monster

    Nookie Monster Senior Member

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    56 does seem a bit much. I would suggest that you do exchanges with sites that are relevant to your niche. Diverse links are good however it would not be good for a Christian bookstore to have a porn link. :)
     
  3. the-dream

    the-dream Regular Member

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    My site is a music blog and nearly all of the others are music blogs, of varying quality.
     
  4. kapow33

    kapow33 Newbie

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    I wouldnt if i was you
     
  5. SEOwned

    SEOwned Regular Member

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    It would be better for you to have two music sites.

    Site 1 your main site
    Sute 2 your link site with some spin content

    Ask sites to link to site 1 in exchange for a link from your site two, this way no one is harmed, you get much more juice from the links this way, just make sure you never link site 1 and 2.

    By the way what's your strategy for getting links from other blogs? And how long did the 50 plus links take you?
     
  6. Abstroose

    Abstroose Elite Member

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    Dude, link exchanges are so 2004!
     
  7. KingMonkey

    KingMonkey Regular Member

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    So it can be counter productive to have your link on lots of other popular blogs in your niche? Why?