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Old 18th June 2008, 11:19 PM   #11
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CCPC, depends on the forum. Some of them block spiders from seeing the signatures, and others use jump scripts or "nofollow" to prevent the signature links from passing link popularity.

One should comment on forums because one has something worthwhile to contribute, not as a link-building technique.

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Old 10th July 2008, 08:47 AM   #12
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unfortunately no,because many forums don't allow advertising. I am member of some forums, but only few have as signature link to my site.

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Old 12th July 2008, 08:50 PM   #13
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Yeah it is really a big help, it will boost traffic on your website but there are other form on how to make traffic too.

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Old 25th July 2008, 09:02 AM   #14
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For Traffic it Did but for pr blog's Are doing very good job ...

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Old 25th July 2008, 09:45 AM   #15
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I get traffic from forum signatures but far more from blog comment signatures. I find that a forum post that differs from the majority really brings them in, not a flame but an intelligent rebuttal. Keep posting in related niche forums and blogs.
I removed links from my sig on this forum - no traffic was coming from here - nor was I expecting it. This forum is where I get support not traffic.

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Old 25th July 2008, 08:22 PM   #16
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I think another issue is that on any page that allows sig links, you'll be sharing the juice with lots of other people.

Last summer, I tried to actively participate in several forums, posted hundreds of messages in total, and could discern no noticeable effect...

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Old 26th July 2008, 01:53 AM   #17
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Well Forum Sig Do Work But Slowly

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I have gotten some traffic from my signature but I also have a myspace so I think I am getting some traffic from that too.

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Sure doesn't seem to decrease traffic. Not sure if it drives qualified traffic, but traffic is better than no traffic.

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It can definitely be helpful, but I wouldn't want to have my business depend on it!

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