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what type of backlink is from yahoo answers?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by trevorhoang, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. trevorhoang

    trevorhoang Power Member

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    sorry for the noob question but i just realized i dont know the answer to this.

    so what type of backlink is it from yahoo answerS?

    thnx
    trevor
     
  2. ticbra

    ticbra Junior Member

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    You can always create account and try...
     
  3. legendking

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    I think he's asking if it's a do-follow or No-follow backlink, am i wrong OP?
     
  4. RankGeek

    RankGeek Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yahoo Answers is similar to the links from Social Networking sites. They don't count as real backlinks as if from a website. However, in today's SEO, you will need some of them to spread out the link diversity. Hope I made some sense :)
     
  5. GiorgioB

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    they are no follow if that was your question. Good to drive targeted traffic, useless for SERP improvement
     
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    I am promoting with dating offers and electronic items. It is working well if you are in level 2.
     
  7. trevorhoang

    trevorhoang Power Member

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    hey,

    thanks you have answered my question very clearly. i just noticed though - the link i put in the source area isnt even clickable . i check bak after replying to my own question (on a different account ofcource) that the links arnt even clickable.
     
  8. twilightofidols

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    For the sake of link variety, "Answers" sites are usually filed into their own category. There are a number of them that rank quite often. Links that you get from yahoo answers as far as I can see are No-Follow. Regardless, Yahoo answers is an extremely valuable backlink source.
     
  9. twilightofidols

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    They are "real backlinks", and the links aren't clickable until you have a Level 2 account. Until then you will just have a raw text link.
     
  10. trevorhoang

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    ahhhh thats why.. thanks for replying.
     
  11. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    check BST for account sellers - quicker and easier than making your own level 2's
     
  12. GauravJ

    GauravJ Power Member

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    Yahoo Answers certainly don't improve rank
    But they are a great source of getting targetted traffic
     
  13. unclemike

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    Like some have said "Answer sites" do not increase you in the serps but definitely can drive traffic your way if you
    know how to set up the answer/questions.

    Unclemike