External links (from other website) that link to your website.

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301 or linking to domain

I purchased a number of (oldish) domains, 2 or 3 of these domains have relatively good backlinks and according to MOZ (if that is worth anything) a goodish page rank. These domains are currently ...
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“Developed by” links from adult sites

I have got a good amount of clients with adult content. My competition with high authority has got thousands of links from the websites they have developed for their non-adult clients. Is it OK to ...
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Are backlinks from Whois/IP checker or similar sites bad?

I have been looking for an answer to this question for quite some time now. I am confused about backlinks coming from some of these domains. Some of them come from Whois/IP checker sites, and some of ...
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Unnaturally high number of links from domain

Please consider the following image, from Google Webmaster Tools I have these unnaturally high link counts coming in from lowish Page Rank Domains (MOZ Score 13) Is this natural? Is this hurting ...
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Viral posts and links

This might be a bit of a strange question, but here goes. Over the past month, I have written 2 posts for my website, which have gone viral on social media, which have resulted in about, 30k visitors ...
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How can I unmask the culprit behind a Google Bowling (negative SEO) attack?

There is another question here, How to prevent negative SEO?, which gives the same advice found on most other online sources: Just have more good links to outweigh the bad. That's nice in theory, but ...
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Does facebook site backlink affect SEO?

I am running website and one FB website. I have backlinks from FB site to my normal site. Does it affect SEO ? Does the FB site backlink count the same as a normal website backlink ?
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Discounts for free blog post

We are thinking about offering a discount for our service (real estate listing site) if a client (real estate agent, rental agent) writes a blog post about our service, or an endorsement for our ...
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how to setup my company profile on bloomberg.com [duplicate]

I want to put up my company profile over on Bloomberg but I don't see any options of "Add your business" or "Set a Profile" An account on Bloomberg will give us a traction in the online sphere. So ...
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Get Google to ignore backlinks from a particular domain

I just used a backlink scan tool to show me the backlinks to my site. I have found there are almost 90k backlinks. The problem is that about 95% of these are coming from the same domains and these are ...
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My website content is copied by SEO

I have noticed recently that my SEO executive is copying content from my website and posting it on different platforms and grabbing link to my website. I was wondering if Google will count my website ...
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SEO Halo Effect

I have a new SEO company doing some work with offpage optimization. They came up with several keyword phrases that they will be building backlinks to. All of the keywords have "0" monthly searches. ...
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Incorrect backlinks listed in Google Webmaster Tools (Search Console) from my other website

I have two websites hosted on the same server (same IP), say www.example1.com and www.example2.com. Google Webmaster Tools has been set for both the websites years back and everything was fine till ...
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More internal vs. more external links

What is the effect of more internal than external links to a website? Is it something that should be avoided for good results, or rather attracts people to watch more of the site? Blogs, for example ...
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Our website has thousands of incoming nofollow links, does this help our SEO or is it useless?

We have a huge amount of backlinks from good sources, but unfortunately a large chunk of them are nofollow. I'm just hoping these aren't completely useless for SEO. Update: I edited the question ...
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Is finding and using expired domains for backlinks considered Black-Hat?

http://www.matthewwoodward.co.uk/tutorials/build-expired-web-2-0-networks-increase-rankings/ This guide shows how to identify and generate backlinks for a website. If one was to follow this guide: ...
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Backlinks stopped showing up in Google Search Console

Google Search Console (webmaster tools) has been finding backlinks for my site fine (at least 1 per day) up until 9 days ago. All of a sudden, for 9 days straight, Google webmaster tools shows no new ...
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How can I increase traffic on a website? [duplicate]

Please respond only if you actually increased a website traffic before. No guessings. This is quite complicated I think and getting traffic takes ages organically.
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Best practices for adding SSL and preserving backlinks

If I have many backlinks that points to http://example.com and then enforce SSL so that the URL then becomes https://example.com, What should I do to ensure that I do not lose these backlinks? One ...
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If i have multiple links to the same site on a page is it better to have only 1 passing link equity or all passing link equity?

SHORT QUESTION If i have multiple links to the same site on a page is it better to have only 1 passing link equity (and the rest rel="nofollow") or all passing link equity ? LONG QUESTION, WITH ...
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Redirecting backlinks from other old domain to my new website for SEO [duplicate]

I have owned a website for about 8 years and I have 0 inbound links at the moment. Now that I decide to start the website, I wish to purchase an old domain with 1.6k inbound links and use 301 ...
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What does it mean if Google has its own links to your page displayed in Google Webmaster Tools?

I am just curious about the following: When viewing links to my site in Google Webmaster Tools I see all my usual links, but recently something I find strange has popped up: Google itself is ...
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Is it a good practice to make low quality links un-crawlable to increase link juice?

Is it a good practice to make low quality links un-crawlable for search engine spiders? Usually we put nofollow but that divides link juice. We would like to increase link juice to all other do-...
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backlinks from the same ip address with different domain name is legal? [duplicate]

Please i have a question in relation with SEO, I have a lot of website hosted in a dedicated server with one ip adresse but with multiple domain name's 'any website have a domain name'. and i want to ...
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How to know which back-link passes good link juice? [duplicate]

Currently i am in the process of removing bad inbound links towards my website. Now apart from PR or domain related significance how i know that which inbound links are passes the good link juice for ...
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Website being bombarded by non-existent URLs

I noticed a newly registered domain is being hit by non-existent URLs like /pithy/597/47363-1117.doc /pithy/597/47363-1117.doc /2015/150728.html etc... It's being hit for thousands per day which ...
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How much time does Dmoz.org take to approve a link on their directory?

My client wants to have his site listed on the Dmoz.org directory. I have filled out the forms but am still waiting for the approval process to complete. Is there anything else I need to do to make ...
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Switch to HTTPS - does backlink value to HTTP drop?

When switching from HTTP to HTTPS, how much of the backlink value is lost in the process? Has it been documented anywhere what this instant switch does to how Google views & evaluates the ...
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Site-wide footer external link - is it a risk?

I want to do link exchange with another site, he is offering me footer site-wide link to my site. This site has about 50 indexed pages on Google, this site has strong SEO data that can help my site. ...
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How should I render a widget with many links inside a blog so google don't penalize the blog?

We run a service (will not mention the URL, as this is not a pitch) and need advice on Google-viewing-links matters. The service is for bloggers and allows them to create a "linkup" inside their blog ...
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Is backlinking to yourself in violation of Google's guidelines? [duplicate]

Many people say that setting up your own backlinks is not good. Is this true? Nobody can expect backlinks to be built by other sites naturally unless they are social networking sites or some good ...
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SEO impact of static inbound link that redirects internally

I have a tool where a user can generate a HTML link to my site for use on their site. The link is to a redirect page that redirects internally based on a calculation on the URL parameters. For example,...
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What exactly is a bad backlink that is Disavow worthy?

I have been reading Webmasters SE and many other blogs on this topic but I could not understand how do we truly evaluate a bad link that we must disavow in GWT. Everybody seem to have a different ...
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Remove backlinks from bad sources or not?

I've been reading that Google can actually penalize you if some spammy websites backlinks to you, which I found totally unfair as I have lots of websites linking to me that I've never heard of. And ...
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Google search links: command for subdomains?

The Google search's links: command allows one to retrieve a set of known backlinks to a domain. Unfortunately, when using this command with a subdomain (for example against myblog.blogspot.com) the ...
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Which sites to link exchange with?

When approaching websites for link exchange (presumably, this is a worthwhile link building exercise?), what factors should one look at to assess whether or not the site is worthwhile the effort? ...
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How to create company profile on Bloomberg Business to get a high DA backlink?

I have found that several companies in my niche created their profile on Bloomberg Business. They have also added the link to their website there. The links, in most cases, are one of the top 5 ...
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Is a redirect from a third-party site bad?

I'm doing backlink cleanup for a client, and came across a page with a suspicious-looking redirect to their site. The site is relevant to the content of my client's site, and linking domain's DA isn'...
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Backlinks received FROM affiliate sites through affiliate links. Bad for SEO?

I run a money site, and we also offer an affiliate program system. My question is, will the backlinks created from people posting my affiliate links on their website hurt or help my ranking? Example:...
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Large number of backlinks that yield 404 and do not show up in webmaster tools

I ran an ahrefs.com report of one of my sites and noticed it has 2.6k backlinks, all with anchor phrases involving prescription pills which is not what the site is focused on. I know that if you get ...
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Are links from Guestbook especially Main-iGB useful for SERP ranking?

I had noticed that many webmasters on health sites are creating so many links in guestbook, specially Main - iGB sort of guestbooks. These looks like do folllow link, should I also filled over hundred ...
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Submitting url to link directories seen as un-natural link building in 2015

Hi I've got a bit of a problem that I hope someone can help me with. Background Someone hired a freelancer on our team of SEO consultants ("specialists") During the course a month he (the consultant)...
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Using your other web properties for link building

We have two websites whose content align with each other: Site #1 - Industry editorial website that provides high quality, original and current content. This site is mature and has high authority ...
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Does a sudden increase in no-follow backlinks hurt my site?

It's a two-month old website. Nearly a thousand unnatural no-follow backlinks were generated within 6 days with the same anchor text (which has nothing to do with my website keywords) and the same ...
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how to get rid of random back links

When I go into my Webmasters tools and look at the backlinks, I can see some websites that are linking to our site, then when I go onto these websites to see if it is spammy or actually just someone ...
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What is a toxic link?

I asked a similar question a few months back about when does a good link become toxic? but this time I'm asking "what is a toxic link?". You read all over the internet that you should disavow your ...
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Are outgoing redirect links crawled and indexed?

I've seen a site linking to external sites like this : <a href="http://www.example.com/layouts/lorem/linktrackinglayout.aspx?redirUrl=http://www.othersite.com" target="_blank"> <img ...
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Backlinks coming in from strange/unknown referrer

am new on stackexchange, so I apologize in advance if this is the wrong place to post. I am in the midst of clearing up links to my website and came across this one coming from this site/blog: www....
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How do I add backlinks for an online-only home-based business for someone who does not wish to disclose their home address?

I'm a web developer who occasionally helps friends create website and improve their SEO. I have one friend who is starting an online woodworking business, but they have no storefront. They only want ...
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When does a good link become toxic

It is my understanding and correct me if I'm wrong but with Google's penguin and daily BACKLINK algorithms it will do several checks before rewarding for the link. It will then regularly check that ...