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jrjr

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Msg#: 169 posted 8:20 pm on Oct 26, 2000 (gmt 0)

howdy folks!
i am currently making a page that has text links to every page from every site that was ever made by my company. sites are all related. my plan was to create a page on every site with this links page.
my question is:
on the links page should i include every page from every site, or just the index pages?
i am going to change the layout and content of this links page for every site so that they are not mirror pages.
thanx,
-jr

 

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 169 posted 12:07 am on Oct 27, 2000 (gmt 0)

Main page is cool. Most important parts are:

a) keep under 75 links to a page.
b) make sure to use a keyword in your link text.
c) have at least 60-75% of the page text outside of links. (gotta be some text on the page. I'm not sure of the denisty or ratio, but atleast 60% has to be nonlink text)
d) keep the page under 40k.
[marker rcjordan]

jrjr

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Msg#: 169 posted 11:19 am on Oct 27, 2000 (gmt 0)

thanx brett!
great info!

-jr

Rumbas

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Msg#: 169 posted 2:15 pm on Nov 2, 2000 (gmt 0)

Linkpop.

I've been wondering about linkpop and how its counted. Does a link to a subdirectory (www.subdomain.mydomain.com) count as a linkpop to the website as a whole or is it only consideret as a link to the subdomain page?

Rasmus

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 169 posted 2:23 pm on Nov 3, 2000 (gmt 0)

There are varying degrees of opinion on it Rambus. One month I think I have it figured out and the next it works differently.

I think that subdomains DO count towards the link pop of the main domain. I think inner site linking is also highly critical to generate "relavance" for a page. A page with few insite links and high inbound links is not going to do as well as a page with high inner site linkages and just a few inbound links. Those insite links from both the same domain and subdomain are critical for a pages performance in both Ink and Google. The verdict is still out on alta, but I think it is a pure numbers game over there.

WebGuerrilla

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Msg#: 169 posted 8:33 pm on Nov 12, 2000 (gmt 0)

We have found that Google seems to definitely apply the page rank of the main domain to subdomains. We have launched several subdomains that have no inbound links to them and have had tremendous top ten success.

Theses sites also contain a navigation structure that uses a footer with all are targeted phrases included in hyperlinks. If a particular subdomain has 50 pages, then each page ends up having 49 internal pages linking to it with a hyperlink containing the targeted phrase.

NFFC

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Msg#: 169 posted 8:51 pm on Nov 12, 2000 (gmt 0)

WG,

Are you linking from the main domain to the subs, if so are they text links and deep, also do you have many outbound links from the main?

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 169 posted 8:32 am on Nov 17, 2000 (gmt 0)

I would imagine he is doing the same as me and going both ways with the primary focus from the subs to the main.

Rumbas

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Msg#: 169 posted 10:18 am on Nov 20, 2000 (gmt 0)

It is also my experience - always try to link all pages together. The footer with keywords in the links has also worked great for me.

Thanks for your inputs - its always reassuring to get this more or less confirmed

Linkpopulation works in mysteries ways :)

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