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URL Shorteners, do they really work?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by spectrejoe, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Supreme Member

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    I've seen some people saying that they are all you need. URL Shorten your MS and blast the URL Shorteners with very diversified anchor and high % for domain URL, however I just started testing and wanted to know if someone already tested it and if they saw good results with it. If so how many url shorteners did you use and how many links per shorten url?
     
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    user001 Junior Member

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    They do work! like anything in terms of link building get links from many different places...
     
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    krswlr Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    yep. They work like a charm so far. Check out webdesign.org and their url in SERPS ;)
     
  4. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Supreme Member

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    don't see any url shorteners in their link profile
     
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    StarkContrast Regular Member

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    Randy, did you notice any effect that shorteners had on your rankings?
     
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    xoziggieox Registered Member

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    Thanks Randy for mentioning my gig!
     
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    BlueSteele Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I remember someone telling me about this, and then never bothering to try. Time to test! Thanks!
     
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    What exactly does this mean? I have a URL I run as a custom shortened domain through bit.ly - does that count, can I do something with that? I've done NOTHING with SEO or linkbuilding and my site is suffering because of it.
     
  10. hatblack

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    Someone said that url shortener will filter bad links. Is it true?