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Will an excess of edu's hurt my serp?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dasmoot, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. dasmoot

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    I'm wondering, say if I was to invest in about 1000 + edu's for different keywords. Would it end up hurting?

    Obviously I want variety, but if I spread keywords and tiers out over these, will it at all damage my serps.
     
  2. SahL

    SahL Elite Member

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    IMo ..No obviously not.... if they are not heavily spammed...
     
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    Too much of anything is too much. Too many links, espicially if they have been spammed to death is bad. 1000 links over a month would be okay I guess.
     
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    It will not hurt you. But the question might be the effect and it depends on the quality of your edu links. If the OBL is high, then don't expect to much.
     
  5. MillionDollarAdMan

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    As long as they aren't obvious spam links I don't see any problem with it. Just don't blast it all right away, try to space it out.
     
  6. MDSOperandi

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    Hi, do your own split test and see what happens. I am a huge advocate for split testing as it gives you definate results rather then relying on someone elses opinions (who may be right or wrong)

    Heck, even do it to another website if you do not want to touch your own. Find an old crappy blog (WordPress / Blogger) which has long been abandoned and use that as your "test subject". Detail everything you do and watch what happens, this will give you a more accurate answer

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    i think that it is ok, but try with sites with few spam.
     
  8. nougattrout

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    It's a good idea to keep building non edu links as well. If ALL your links were edu it would be a lot more sus. Mix them up with non-edu links which will take little to no effort and you'll be fine.
     
  9. praneybehl

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    They are awesome, shall never hurt for sure.
     
  10. seo jack

    seo jack Junior Member

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    I suggest you put variety on your links. 1000 links for a month wouldn't hurt you in any way specially if you will mix bookmarks, articles, .edu profiles and other types of links. They would surely work great altogether.
     
  11. Dominion

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    Completely agree. I have had a website selling hats and i bombed it with backlinks. Site was sandboxed and my SERP was hurt.. :eek: