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Yahoo Q&A..?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by spectrejoe, May 5, 2014.

  1. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Do they even have any value backlink wise? And does google even count them as backlinks if the url is not hyperlinked?
     
  2. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    no1 knows this? I really would like to know
     
  3. jon_xx_x

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    No one knows. If it's not hyperlinked some people still think it has value.
    Though I think Yahoo Q&A is hyperlinked, but I believe it's no follow.
    Again some think no follow have no value, while some think it does.
    More importantly you should be aiming for the traffic from the Q&A rather than the link value.
     
  4. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yea I know but I'm mostly scared of getting a penalization since I'm using BuzzBundle and getting loads of contextual backlinks. (loads 10-15 daily)
     
  5. Gogol

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    I guess it is for direct traffic and not for backlinking. Gurus might disagree :D
     
  6. K.H.R

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    Yahoo Answer is NOFOLLOW, Google will not count as backlink. But Yahoo answer is good source of traffic.
     
  7. Techxan

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    Yahoo links will not get you penalized

    ER, No...

    The links are generally no-follow, but but I often see do follow links from YA.

    Either way they still count as a link.
     
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  8. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm sure making too many of them will get me penalized since its a fairly new domain
     
  9. BassTrackerBoats

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    It's an Algo, of course it can be gamed.
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    How old is the site and how much content/pages is/are on the site?
     
  10. BuildMoreLinks

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    I don't see them for backlinks anymore, but the quality traffic that comes with it helps with a lot conversions.
     
  11. spectrejoe

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    couple weeks old, and about 10k words on the site
     
  12. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    You are too new to consider any backlinking... let that slide for a while.

    In IM we are building Rome and Rome was not built in a day so slow your backlinking roll.
     
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  13. martyyyy

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    instead of worrying about them being backlinks just use them as traffic sources.
     
  14. SerpEvil

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    there are less and less people offering this service,why?because they have no value now
     
  15. martyyyy

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    Agree to an extent, they were the best social traffic on the big g a fews years back now they don't rank so well.
     
  16. Techxan

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    Search engines will se this as you participating in your niche online. Unless you just go absolutely nuts or link from questions not related to your niche, they will not hurt.