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What TF should I look? URL or Subdomain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Divvy, May 14, 2016.

  1. Divvy

    Divvy Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    Maybe someone can help me...
    When I scrape for expired web 2.0 blogs, what TF is more important? From URL or Subdomain?

    For example, in this one:

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    This blog have a TF of 22 or 16?
    Please advice, thanks! :)
     
  2. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Most people quote the root metrics when they talk metrics. This is a matter of some argument, however, because some quote it the other way and there is confusion sometimes. But usually when people just say "a post on a TF10..." they mean the root.
     
  3. Stacked4Life

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    The Blog has a TF of 22.. Go by the URL
     
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  4. ToxicBlack

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    From these responses it's still unclear what's the answer to OP question.

    This blog have a TF of 22 or 16?
     
  5. jufo0o

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    That is a tumblr blog .. The root domain (Tumblr) has a TF of 91 .. The actual blog you are looking at there, has a TF of 22

    That is the case for all Web 2.0 platforms .. However, if you were analysing a regular website, the root domain would be the overall TF, and the URL would be the TF of that particular page
     
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    I read the title as "What TF(the fuck) should I look?" lol

    The TF for that blog is 22.
     
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    Why not look at the backlinks instead?
     
  8. Divvy

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    Thank you guys for your replies!

    What I learned:
    Root for domains
    URL for web 2.0 blogs

    LatteGrande, haha nice catch!
     
  9. Tove

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    Not correct.
    On domain, Root is domain.com, Subdomain is www.domain.com, URL is http://domain.com or http://www.domain.com
    Good majority of sites uses www. version, so all links will be pointing to www.domain.com, not to domain.com which is Root. So you need to look for each domain differently.

    But at the end, metrics are just for filtering. Take a look at a link profile instead.
     
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  10. choppa2choppa

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  11. slenderphone

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    Go for the url metrics, instead of root or subdomain as the latter 2 take into account the whole backlink profiles of all indexed pages of the root domain in question.
     
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    Well, explanation by Tove. Definitely. Go with by URL TF 22.
     
  13. Ch3Mik

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    As others have already said, look at backlinks.


    But if you want to choose the "right" metric for a Tumblr, go for the URL metrics. It's like "homepage" metrics.


    Why? Because no matter which backlinks point to the subdomain, you can't reconstruct the old Tumblr URL structure, so you won't benefit of any of the other backlinks pointing to internal URLs. Sure, there are ways to redirect via Javascript old URLs to new ones, but too much hassle for a minor gain :)