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Woke up to 4000 backlinks on a new site

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by crsx1, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. crsx1

    crsx1 Newbie

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    I was doing some basic link building for a new niche site and found an old site where I commented on one of their posts, then found my link in the footer as a 'recent comment' which appears on all pages. After checking ahrefs on my site I saw that site was providing over 4000 backlinks. Is this alarming and punishable by Google or is it a really awesome find? My site is only 2 months old and hasn't really started ranking for much so I have no way to know if anything was affected other than not seeing an immediate boost.
     
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    Laubster Senior Member Premium Member

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    Prob. no follow, so it won't even matter. If not it could go both ways.
     
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    himanuzo Supreme Member

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    If you want to rank, build backlinks regularly. And diversity backlink kinds.
     
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    The links are likely no follow links if nothing has happened to your site since the links were discovered. If they were do follow, you'd have seen a fluctuation in your rankings even if your site hasn't started ranking well for any terms.
     
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    If links are do-follow then Google obviously gives you a gift of strong penalty. BTW build quality do-follow backlinks and diversify your link building campaign help your SERP to boost, if niche is low competitive then it'll also rank soon.
     
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    i suggest make your own back-links
     
  8. crsx1

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    They are definitely no-follow. I have found a few do-follow comment areas, forums that aren't this one, and profile links that are do-follow.
     
  9. FBGuru

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    Google discounts sitewide links like that. As Aty said, its nothing to worry about.
     
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    Just make few more comments without links until your link disappears from recent comments.
     
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    crsx1 Newbie

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    Related to this: I have seen other niche sites get on a permanent side bar for resources similar to a blogroll on high quality sites. Are those all discounted and Google only counts that as one good do-follow link? Thanks for your answer.
     
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    Well Google algorithm identifies blogrolls with the div tags. If a site uses a different tag than the default one it may work but still, sitewide links are generally not that much effective as it was in last year and only a single link will be taken into account. PBN is the way to go in 2014.

    Disclaimer : I'm in no way work with google so my answers here are derived from my own experiments.
     
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    I thinks someone created it intentionally , its better to disavow them.