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URL Shortener on Dripable.... good or bad?

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by proudlytwisted, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. proudlytwisted

    proudlytwisted Regular Member

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    I just realized that the URL shortener was turned on in my Dripable account and now I am questioning the value of these backlinks that i've been receiving. When I go view the forum profiles and blog comments, the url is a drip.be domain. Doesn't this defeat the whole purpose of backlinking?

    If dripable goes out of business tomorrow, I will have thousands of worthless links.

    I am totally frustrated that I did not catch this sooner. Ughhhh!
     
  2. cash202

    cash202 Elite Member Premium Member

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    Shorten your URLs yourself if you're so worried about it. Or
    use mine (I promise, I won't redirect your links, hehe ;) )

    301 redirect passes link juice via the shortener. The reason
    Dripable is using it because many sites put a restriction on
    a length of the URL you can put in the website field when you
    spam them. If you blast long URLs you might need a shortener.
     
  3. Botwiz

    Botwiz Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    We are never going out of business so you don't have anything to worry about.
     
  4. cash202

    cash202 Elite Member Premium Member

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    I am pretty sure you're not :)