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Forum: Link Development 19th February 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,372
Posted By Debra
A web page (not site) with good PageRank should...

A web page (not site) with good PageRank should not be the deciding factor in determining if you should swap links. PageRank has very little influence in link popularity.

You should look at a...
Forum: Link Development 3rd February 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,704
Posted By Debra
I've always found those loopholes lead to short...

I've always found those loopholes lead to short term rankings so I stick to regular old marketing methods :)
Forum: Link Development 28th January 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,704
Posted By Debra
I'm not a fan of three way linking because it's...

I'm not a fan of three way linking because it's usually done to manipulate the algorithms.

IMO, one way linking is best, getting inbound links to your site without having to reciprocate is...
Forum: Link Development 26th January 2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,301
Posted By Debra
"Penalized" is a strong word when we talk about...

"Penalized" is a strong word when we talk about link building and SEO. It's rare that a site is really "penalized" or taken out of the index by an engine for bad linking practice. Instead, the...
Forum: Link Development 26th January 2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,630
Posted By Debra
Just an FYI - the Yahoo! directory is $299 and is...

Just an FYI - the Yahoo! directory is $299 and is an annual fee.
Forum: Link Development 25th January 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By Debra
The only way a webpage linking toyou can pass...

The only way a webpage linking toyou can pass link popularity is if that page has some. New pages typically don't, even when they're built on sites where the home page has visible PageRank, have...
Forum: Link Development 22nd January 2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By Debra
Bingo. But. The concept here is fine, it's...

Bingo. But.

The concept here is fine, it's the interlinking which makes this a potentially bad tactic. Write content and distribute it all over the Web/Net but be careful not to exclusively link...
Forum: Link Development 20th January 2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,161
Posted By Debra
Please read this thread for link building ideas. ...

Please read this thread for link building ideas.

http://www.smallbusinessbrief.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15544



Good luck with this, I don't see any reason why a "genuine" link builder...
Forum: Link Development 19th January 2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,395
Posted By Debra
I've launched sites, thrown a handful of...

I've launched sites, thrown a handful of directory and ROS links at them and they've ranked within two weeks and stayed there. I have clients in competitive markets with younger domains than branded...
Forum: Link Development 18th January 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,503
Posted By Debra
PageRank should be spelled out, the abbreviation...

PageRank should be spelled out, the abbreviation PR means public relations.

PageRank is passed page to page, not website to website. If there is visible PageRank showing and the link is not using...
Forum: Link Development 13th January 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,102
Posted By Debra
Actually, it's not better to submit to free...

Actually, it's not better to submit to free directories. Free directories do not have the editorial weight in the eyes of the search engine like the paid directories do. Here is a snippet of...
Forum: Link Development 7th January 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,687
Posted By Debra
I am all for using youtube as a way to attract...

I am all for using youtube as a way to attract attention and even as a reputation management tool but, algorithmically it doesn't help as an inbound link builder.

Hosting vid's on your site can...
Forum: Link Development 3rd January 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,430
Posted By Debra
This is a great resource, thanks for sharing it....

This is a great resource, thanks for sharing it. :)
Forum: Link Development 31st December 2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,079
Posted By Debra
The engines, and Google in particular, are very...

The engines, and Google in particular, are very straight forward about what they consider link "spam". If you participate in a program for the purpose of influencing rank, they'll notice and take...
Forum: Link Development 30th December 2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,079
Posted By Debra
Most of those type of programs are set up on...

Most of those type of programs are set up on networks. Sites join and have to agree to link to other sites in the network. Thing is, search engines (google in particular) watch for those services...
Forum: Link Development 28th December 2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,573
Posted By Debra
Domains don't accrue PageRank, webpages do. ...

Domains don't accrue PageRank, webpages do. Should you look to get a link on a webpage with a high PageRank score? Absolutely, PageRank is a quality indicator in Google's eyes but keep in mind that...
Forum: Link Development 28th December 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,687
Posted By Debra
Keep in mind most outbound links on YouTube use...

Keep in mind most outbound links on YouTube use the nofollow attribute rendering the link void of link popularity which means any link sitting on Youtube pointing to your site will drive traffic but...
Forum: Link Development 27th December 2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,573
Posted By Debra
and Using social media to build links...

and



Using social media to build links is a great strategy, you just have to find an angle to use and then the best site to use it on.

For example, Digg is a social news site that hosts...
Forum: Link Development 27th December 2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,135
Posted By Debra
I'm not going to argue that no one needs a link...

I'm not going to argue that no one needs a link wheel but will comment on the idea that reciprocal linking isn't good from an SEO perspective. They can be VERY helpful under the right circumstances....
Forum: Link Development 24th December 2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By Debra
If you go over to eHow.com and Hubpages.com and...

If you go over to eHow.com and Hubpages.com and search on the term "link wheel", you will find a couple of how-to's.



Bold is mine. Let me offer a different opinion because I don't agree with...
Forum: Link Development 17th December 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,022
Posted By Debra
It's so hard to "test" things online, we don't...

It's so hard to "test" things online, we don't see and know what Google or any engine does, we only see what they want us to.

Here's three things about edu links...

1. For the most part, edu...
Forum: Link Development 16th December 2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 22,868
Posted By Debra
I believe I understand what you're trying to say...

I believe I understand what you're trying to say here and in the broad sense it's correct but it's a little confusing...

It is a good idea to optimize your pages for what people are searching for,...
Forum: Link Development 16th December 2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,022
Posted By Debra
I don't know about all the time but what he said...

I don't know about all the time but what he said about TLD's was pretty specific so I'll take that it's true.

I don't think Cutts lies, on the contrary, he's been very helpful over the years. He...
Forum: Link Development 15th December 2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,573
Posted By Debra
There is a database online that lists most of the...

There is a database online that lists most of the social networks by topic, might have what you're looking for.

http://www.go2web20.net/

As for the WSJ, last I saw they were a subscription...
Forum: Link Development 15th December 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,573
Posted By Debra
Yahoo Answers is all no follow. It...

Yahoo Answers is all no follow.



It will not hurt you but algorithmically as well as from a traffic perspective, getting links on keyword relevant pages is better.

Any link, provided it...
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