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[Tip] Increasing Your Yahoo Answers Rank/Trust

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by azguru, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. azguru

    azguru Elite Member

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    As many of you know, utilizing Yahoo Answers is a great way to send targeted traffic to your site.

    Of course, when answering questions, it is important that you provide a legitimate answer and not a spammy one. Conversions can still be made by quality answers. In fact, you may make more.

    This tip is to help you increase both your Yahoo Answers trust, as well as your level so that you may answer more questions and post hyperlinks to your money site.

    The tip is very simple and some of you may already be utilizing it.

    Basically, answer a ton of questions with good(not spam) responses. They can be relative to your site or not, it doesn't matter.

    Then, wait a couple of days until the question goes into voting. Most people don't vote and you can vote for your own answer as the best answer. About 8/10 times if you vote for your answer, it will win. IF you answer 21 questions and vote them all as best answer(42 points for answering questions +210 for best answer), you will become a Level 2 user(250+ points) and you will be able to post links and a ton of answers daily. Also, as an added bonus, you get 1 point everytime you vote for a best answer.

    This is a great way to break in a new account, or add trust to an old one. Plus, your best answer ratio will skyrocket, thus solidifying your credentials. This technique can also be used to create multiple trustworthy accounts and answer 100s of questions a day.

    Feel free to tweak this any way you want. Hope it helps
     
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  2. steelballs

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    Thanks for taking time to write the OP - very useful :cool:
     
  3. myelbow4

    myelbow4 Newbie

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    Yahoo answers is kind of a pain. I was about 600 points when someone began to report every single one of my answers, even though only 10 or 15 of them were actually links to my site. So now I have like 13 points. I think for every reported answer they deduct like 10 points and then you have to request an appeal to get them back. I had over 50 reported answers and you have to pass the damn CAPTCHA test every time to submit an appeal so screw that.
     
  4. azguru

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    I recently lost an account with about 1000 points but with this method I can build I can get back to 1000 in about a week
     
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    Holy shit, I changed my number of best answers from 3 to 13 in 2 minutes. People, don't overlook the simplicity of this tip!
     
  6. voljin

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    i kept get flagged even my answer is not spammy, maybe i pick too competitive niche. almost giveup on YA, but yeah i'll give it a shot one more time
     
  7. azguru

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    Glad it worked for you man!

    There's no reason this shouldn't work. If necessary, post answers without links (not relative to your money site) just until you get to a Level 2 - Should take less then a day
     
  8. GeeWhiz#1

    GeeWhiz#1 Junior Member

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    Good tips, can always build up a lot of accounts and open up your own yahoo answer service..
     
  9. geo__

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    I'll ad an additional tip.

    Use the Polls&Surveys section to make "easy" points.
    Since the questions being asked there are not relevant to anything, you can answer with your own irrelevant answer.
     
  10. azguru

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    True...I just use it for promotion of my money sites, but you can make a service out of everything

    I just start with answers that promote my money site. This way they serve a purpose, and if they are written correctly, they won't get you banned either.
     
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    Pretty good tip, Just what I need , Thanx Added :)
     
  12. taboy74

    taboy74 Registered Member

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    Kindly point me to the direction on how to vote for my answer in Yahoo answer because I am only aware that the person fielding the question is the only person who could vote his answer as the best answer? Thanks
     
  13. azguru

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    You go to "My Activity" from the top menu. Then you will see your Answers tab. Click "more answers" so you can see all of your answers. Look for the answers that say "in voting" in gray under the answer title. Then go vote for your own as best answer.
     
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    have you been using yahoo answers assualt to do this, I found it a bit buggy when i used it and gave up, is there another tool to use or have YAA improved things in the last 6 months
     
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    Thinking outside the box, I like it!
     
  16. azguru

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    I work with Yahoo Answers manually. It is time consuming but the traffic converts way better if you actually give decent answers to questions. I've never tried Yahoo Answers Assault but I have been curious about it...
     
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    This need a multiple account, right? The other account is for voting our own answers.
     
  18. Ricky Roma

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    ^no, you can vote ur own answer.
     
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    :) Oh, I just know I could vote my own answer, it will help a lot.
     
  20. markhenry121

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    Yahoo answers is a brilliant way to find, share knowledge and information on any topic. therefore you must be given the quality answers and by following your tips we can gain good traffic.