URL Shortners and backlinks

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by thedarkest12, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. thedarkest12

    thedarkest12 Regular Member

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    Probably a dumb question. If you use an url shortner like goo.gl does the backlink still count like a normal backlink and carry the PR juice across etc?
     
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    It depends on the service. Some use 301s (like bit.ly or lts.me) and others use 302s. You want the 301s.