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Will it hurt my site

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kismet10, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. kismet10

    kismet10 Newbie

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    Hi everyone, will it hurt my site if ill create a link directory in my site, e.g domain.com/links

    wherein there will be the links of the site ive linked exchange to..

    will it be ok for my site?

    thanks :)
     
  2. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Link exchange is dead
     
  3. Nookie Monster

    Nookie Monster Senior Member

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    If you have an overabundance of outbound links and an under abundance if inbound links, then yes it will hurt your site.
     
  4. LBrown

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    A lot of sites do it in the blogging world so I don't think it will hurt your site. If you are in a niche with small retailers a lot of them have these pages so a link exchange page is the only way to get a link from them. I'm not going to vouch for their effectiveness but I don't think they hurt if done right. Include a brief description of each site you're linking to in order to keep the text to links ratio reasonable and you should be fine.
     
  5. volund

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    Well exchanging links is not really going to do you much good but in itself it is not going to hurt your site.

    What you do need to be careful of is where those outgoing links go to. ONE bad link does have the possibility to hurt your site. You need to make sure you check those outgoing links both before they go live and then regularly after they do.

     
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  6. giewalker

    giewalker Registered Member

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    Link exchange today doesn't work anymore. To avoid hurting your site, do not build links that comes from porn and gambling sites or even grey hat like hidden text links. The best way to rank your site is to make quality and original content.
     
  7. Kaithe.Clarke

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    I really don't understand your motive behind creating link directory...

    If you are doing this just for speeding up the indexing of your backlinks, just for information, Google will not crawl more than 100 links on a web page.

    The only reason I could think behind creating such page is boasting your backlinks.
     
  8. WizIMS

    WizIMS Power Member

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    Try to link to redirection pages to these sites , like (urwebsiteD0Tcom/othersite)

    Make sure to use n o f0llow , and n o ind3x