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Back links help
gavinmcnamee

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 11:46 am on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

I was just wondering if a back link to my website varies depending on the type of link? eg if i have a javascript file that runs an applet on my domain has the same value of linkage compared to a a direct http link?

 

OutdoorMan

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 1:15 pm on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Yes. Back links varies in value depending on the type of link.

HTML links (ex. <a href="http://www.example.com/">Example</a> ) is the most valuable link you can get. This type of link gives you both traffic (if some one follow the link) and inbound link value.

Javascript links (or redirected links -- indirect linking) doesn't give you anything else than traffic because Search Engines don't follow them when they crawl your website.

[edited by: OutdoorMan at 1:17 pm (utc) on Mar. 20, 2008]

gavinmcnamee

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 1:24 pm on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Thanks Outdoorman that info is most helpful!

Gavin

OutdoorMan

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 1:50 pm on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Glad to help :)

[edited by: OutdoorMan at 1:51 pm (utc) on Mar. 20, 2008]

vancyborg

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 3:39 pm on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hi Gavin,

I just saw your profile.

it was your birthday. that is on yesterday.

Belated wishes for your Happy Birthday day! - :)

gavinmcnamee

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Msg#: 3606272 posted 3:43 pm on Mar 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

O many thanks vancyborg!

Gavin

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