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What signals do self-promotional links tell the search engines?

Tweet We all know the importance of building links to web sites to improve traffic and improve search engine rankings. For forums, building links to individual threads is a great way to take advantage of the long tail part of the search spectrum. There are many ways to get links to a site. The best […]

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Do forum signature links help a sites ranking?

Tweet Listening to the SEO kiddies on some SEO forums, you can’t help but notice how they heavily promote posting in forums to link drop signatures and profile spam as a way to help build backlinks to a web site to improve its rankings. This kind of advice has significantly increased the fluff posting, nonsense […]

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What is Link Juice?

Tweet Getting backlinks to a site is an important part of the search engine optimization (SEO) process and helping a site get all its pages indexed in the search engines and ranking well in them. Link Juice is the term used for how much benefit a link passes on, as not all links are equal. […]

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Article Directory Submission

Tweet Submitting articles to article directories is another one of the link building strategies that can be used to build links for a forum. There are 100’s of article directories available and most are not worth it, as the search engines tend not to index a lot of the articles, so they pass no backlink […]

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Submitting to Web Directories

Tweet Submitting to directories is one way of building backlinks to a site that are needed to rank well in the search engines. Is submitting to web directories worth it? Not a day goes by in which many people in SEO forums express an opinion on if it is worth it or not (also, not […]

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Link exchanges are not worth it

Tweet We all know the importance of link building to get a site indexed in the search engines; to have the search engines crawl deep into a site (especially a forum) to index most of the site; and to have the site rank well in the search engines. One way of building links is to […]

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Getting the search engines to index all of your threads

Tweet I recall reading somewhere that something like 20% of the searches in Google are for phrases that have never been searched for before. It is one thing to target and SEO a forum (or any website) for one or a few popular keywords, it is another to get your site in a position to […]

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Linkvana as a forum thread link building tool

Tweet Building links (getting backlinks) is one of the more important ways to get a site indexed and ranked in the search engines. Directory and social bookmark submission is one of the ways to get some lower value links. I use Linkvana for another component to my link building strategy, probably the most important. Whenever, […]

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Submitting to link directories and social bookmarking sites

Tweet Link building is time consuming and can often feel unrewarding for the effort that is put in. It  is still an important way to improve traffic to your forum and to help with the link popularity that is so important in a web site’s ranking in the search engines (ie building backlinks). There are many […]

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New to SEO (search engine optimization)? Learn it all here.

Tweet There is an old saying that we are all familiar with, that goes something like a little bit of knowledge is dangerous. This certainly goes for SEO, or search engine optimization. You only need to look around the  Search Engine Optimization forums at the half truths that get misunderstood and discussed by the newbies […]

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