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

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backlinks to our site are being ignored by google thus affecting our SEO

As a software developer company we do websites to our customers. In these websites we always put a link linking back to our site. However, we did today a Google search (link:http://example.com) to ...
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Google Webmaster Tools shows backlinks which are not active anymore - how do I remove them?

In Google Webmaster Tools -> Search Traffic-> Links to your site, I have a lot of backlinks which are not there anymore. For example, Google Webamaster Tools shows that there is a link coming from ...
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Bad search result due to strange linked domains

I have a website which is not scoring good in Google's search results. I use Majestic SEO and Open Site Explorer in order to have a view about my link profile. I now see different backlink domains, ...
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How to remove external backlinks? [duplicate]

Is there a way to remove or block external backlinks? There was a drop in the Google results from page 1-2 to page > 8. I am now looking at the external backlinks and I see now multiple domains that ...
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How to make a certain page of a website rank before others on the same website? [duplicate]

If I search for "cnn news" on Google, it appears as in the attached. 1) If I wanted the search term "cnn news" to make the CNN Student News appear first, would my best bet be to get anchor link ...
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Should we try to add backlinks using a blog or paid backlink services?

I'm new to SEO, I've just started my business last month and I want to get backlinks, but I don't know where I can start. Should I create a new blog (like Blogger or Tumblr), or use backlink services? ...
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Would a backlink to a website template affect my SEO?

I am going to start a new website project. It's my personal project and I am using a template which I downloaded from a website that has a condition that its users have to provide backlink to their ...
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How to keep track of backlinks? [closed]

I am operating an internal website to which other internal websites are linking through deep-links. Currently, when I alter my website, I go out and search for corresponding links other sites, and try ...
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backlinks's effect on SEO [duplicate]

All websites and blogs with more backlinks have their posts on 1-2 pages in SERPs. I have one question that if will increase backlinks of my website then my website can also get higher position in ...
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Thousands of backlinks from Meetup.com

I have been wondering something for a while now. We have a manual penalty from Google on unnatural linking. When I check out "Links to your site" in Webmaster Tools we have 11,387 links from ...
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Is more weight given to links in heading tags in terms of SEO?

Do links in heading tags on a website give more weight than links in normal text?
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Is negative SEO fact or fiction

I have read a couple of articles about negative/black SEO. They were explaining that important part of it is creating web sites with "bad" content that "stink" to Google. Back links from these sites ...
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How to redirect one domain to another (wildcard) without inheriting the back links?

I want to redirect my old domain to a new one. Im running a blog and I need to use wildcard redirect so all the posts will be redirected accordingly. But I don't want to inherit the backlinks in those ...
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backlinks: two domains with same IP

I run several different web pages on different servers (with different IP addresses). These pages are linking to each other in order to boost number of backlinks pointing to my pages. I would like ...
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How many back links should be created within 7 days? [duplicate]

I am trying to understand the best link building process. I am confused that my ranking dropped when I worked daily on one website.
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How to increase backlinks of blog or websites [duplicate]

I know that this question is very easy and also Silly.But I don't know how to make backlinks to my blog.I have tried commenting in various blogs and websites but in alexa there is only 1 backlink ...
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Backlinks for nonexisting page

I've bought domain, which was previously used by somebody back in 2007. Now I've realized that internet is full of backlinks that point to non-existing parts (pages) under my website-domain (for ...
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Issues in google rankings

I have a new site just over 6 months old and after a month or so, it started ranking for some searches in Google. Then suddenly after 2 months, boom, no traffic coming from search other than when ...
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Should I disavow natural backlinks on forums?

I was running backlinks analysis and it shown me some suspisious backlinks on forums. These links are natural, as users of these forums shared links with others. Should I disavow such links in GWT?
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Google penalty recovery [closed]

I have a site, which is a spiritual site and has nothing to do with commercial or business thing. It was in the first page with the keyword RADHANATH SWAMI. Then suddenly, in sep'13, the site went ...
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Does the link we provide on various networking websites counts as a backlink?

Does the blog/website address we add on various sites like Facebook count as a backlink in the eyes of search engines, especially Google?
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Could too many backlinks from subdomains result in a search engine penalty?

My website http://compare.buyhatke.com got hit by the recent algorithmic updates. What I could find out as of now is that I have 3-4 services hosted on different subdomains and we keep a constant ...
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What to do when we had a backlink (from a gone site) to one of our a 404 page?

Previously there was a page on our partner's site that had a link to our site. Now, this page and the whole partner's website is gone (404). But this page still exists in our website backlink ...
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Google penalty resulting from duplicate content and backlinks on dealer websites

We have a dealer network that sells our products, as a bonus we give them an extra 25% off our products from the normal wholesale price if they put our products on their site. We recently got hit ...
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Changing main domain, redirect backlinks too?

I have a website and would like to rebrand. I have owned the new domain for about 2 years now and I do have about 40 inbound links from my clients that currently link to the old site. When going live ...
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I have many backlink from other sites too one page of my site with hidden iframe. Has a positive or negative impact? [duplicate]

am sorry for my bad english. i have a site for download free website templates. i create a simple html file in my site and put my histats & google analitic code on that. then put a hidden iframe ...
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backlinks from hidden iframe to one page of my site.Has a positive or negative effect on my site seo? [duplicate]

i have more than 60000 backlink too one page of my site because i put a hidden iframe in my free products. like this: <IFRAME style="display:none;" SRC="http://www.domain.com/df/sdff.html" WIDTH=1 ...
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Linking to my website from my clients sites [duplicate]

When I create a website for my clients, I always by default add the following to the footer: <div class="websiteBy"> <a href="http://www.example.co.uk" target="_blank">Website ...
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Do 'Created By' links add values to my website?

I am developing several websites and I usually place a 'created by' link at the bottom next to copyright to promote my job. Is this a valuable link? Even if it comes from completely different sites ...
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Are text links that are NOT wrapped in anchor tags read by Google as backlinks?

My wife is a writer and often has pieces published on other sites. The articles usually list a short bio and her blog URL but never seem to anchor link to her blog. They will write www.blogtitle.com ...
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Can site's SERP ranks be lowered by Google because of bad/toxic backlinks? [duplicate]

The site is not under Google's manual penalty it has no other warnings in GWT about something wrong going on, it is not out of the Google index. But the ranking positions on SERPs are lower than ...
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What exactly are backlinks to inner pages?

I've been trying to get better SEO for a while. One of the tools I've been trying has suggested, You must also build backlinks to your site's internal pages to help Googleâ„¢ bots crawl and index ...
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Do backlinks get added to Google Webmaster Tools as soon as they're indexed by Google?

I currently have a webpage which I know has at least 10 backlinks, but only one of these actually shows up in Google Webmaster Tools. This same webpage is also ranking much lower than I expected it ...
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SEO for Backlinks Using JavaScript on a Third-Party site [duplicate]

We are currently implementing a widget that companies can put on their website. We give the publisher a script tag with the source pointing to a javascript file hosted on a CDN with the code they need ...
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Webmaster Tools shows Internal Links from old site (not ours)

In the Google Webmaster Tools account of my latest project I can see 57 Internal Links (links to internal pages), that are not actually from our site. Since we just launched it, there are no real ...
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Does shortened URL carry less weight in terms of SEO?

Which backlink would carry more weight in terms of SEO between the original URL to a webpage (like http://www.example.com/Zqe9) or a URL shortened from Google (like goo.gl/Zqe9)?
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Can inbound links through template-based layouts result in penalties?

So obviously link building is encouraged as long as it is natural, organic and has meaningful links with content relevant to your site. Obviously with the constant release of new updates to ...
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Why is the difference between backlinks in Alexa, Google Webmaster Tools and Ahrefs?

I'm a little bit confused between what to choose. The backlink volume showing in Alexa termed as "Site Linking In" and the backlinks showing in Ahrefs have too much difference. Also, the backlink ...
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Should I Disavow irrelevant links targeting my blog through Google Webmaster Tools?

I commented on a blog, and after some days I checked my Google Webmaster Tools and I found an issue which is similar to ReplytoCom ( Reply to comment ), that means I am not only getting one nofollow ...
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Adding UTM tracking hurt existing backlinks?

We have content on some of our partner's websites like the Chamber of Commerce, etc. I would like to have better tracking on this data and was considering adding UTM tags to them. If we modified these ...
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Should I “disavow” all links from spammy directories? [duplicate]

Since I took over management of a site, I've noticed on Google Webmaster Tools https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/external-links that there are links from about 2000 different sites -- "social ...
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How can I find a list of backlinks by date for a domain?

I have successfully switched my Site A over to Site B (a legacy domain i purchased). I recently have uncovered some shady link building practices in the Site B link profile. I am trying to find all ...
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What are new backlinking techniques [duplicate]

I am in search of new backlinks methods. I do know most of the traditional methods of acquiring back links but they are no more in the play. I there is something out of the box or not so common, ...
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Google search of links:mysite.com returns less links than imagined

I did a Google search links:mysite.com and it only returns 3 results. I know there are a lot my more back links in existence than that. Why does Google not show the other links I have to my site?
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Affiliate backlinks with 301 redirect not displaying in Webmaster Tools

I have an affiliate program that is hosted on a different site and server. It is an eCommerce site that accepts payments for my products. So all my affiliate links are pointing to this eCommerce site ...
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Will duplicate articles with links in them pointing to my site harm my SEO after Google's Penguin 2.1 update?

After Google's latest updates, previous methods of link building aren't working, like social bookmarking, comment, forum profiles, etc... Therefore I started cleaning up some spammy or low-quality ...
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Link to the website creator in the head tag

Probably this is an obvious thing, but I am not sure about it. I created websites for my clients, and I am allowed to place back-links to my portfolio site. I placed a link in the footer, but I am ...
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Is page authority or domain authority more important for backlinks?

When you are searching for potential sources of backlinks. Is page authority or domain authority more important for search engines?
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Wlll links into pages that are restricted by Disallow rules in robots.txt help SEO?

I have a search-engine based website, and the search functionality itself is not crawlable because of a Disallow: rule in robots.txt. Other content is on the site is crawlable. If I get incoming ...
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How are 301 redirected URL backlinks reported in GWT?

Say www.SiteA.com acquires www.SiteB.com and 301 redirects www.SiteB.com to www.SiteA.com properly. How does Google Webmaster Tools handle the backlinks to www.SiteB.com? Are these progressively ...