|Charter - Link Development|
Forum: Link Development Topics
Category: The Webmaster World
Previous Moderators: sugarrae
Founded: Feb, 2000
Description: Topics dealing with acquiring links.
It is no secret that todays search engines are link happy. Many search engines count the number and quality of links to a site. Exchanging and acquiring links can be a tricky but rewarding process.
Posting Topics: Learn how to increase your traffic through the power of inbound linksDiscover new strategies for acquiring link partnersDiscuss how others are using software to automate the process Get new ideas on how to manage a link development team Find innovative strategies for acquiring backlinksDiscuss how search engines treat links and how this impacts your link campaign
This forum covers topics about building more links:
Off Topic Actual requests for links of any type are not within the scope of this forum.
We discourage all commercial solicitations, whether it's polling our members about a tool or service you are building, finding or offering links, link services, or offers for buying or selling links.
The focus is on how to find links, directories or other resources and not for the actual listing of them.
The link development forum is not for complaining about email spam.
Some reasons for moderator edits Excessive posts by one member that dampen or stop the discussion, or is gratuitously argumentative -this includes posts that lose focus on the topic.
Abbreviations and terms you may see in this forum:IBL: Inbound Links
Directory: The Open Directory Project and Yahoo are directories of sites. Directories, especially paid inclusion directories, are convenient sources of one-way inbound links. Expert directories, because entries are subject to editorial scrutiny, are considered good sources of inbound links.
Linkage: A generic term referring to the how well linked throughout the net a site is.
FFA Link Farm: A link farm FFA or (Free For All) are websites where anyone can add a link. Many of these FFA/Link Farms have been banned.
Link Monkey: A person whose sole job is to acquire links
Links Program: Users get together to exchange links. You put up a page full of their links, and they put up a page full of your links.
Link Matchmaker: A website that facilitates the exchange of links between members. They often allow editorial judgement.
Link Flux: Attempting to manipulate a search engine by feeding it with strategic links.
One-way Inbound Links:Links for which one does not reciprocate with a link back from one's own website.
Reciprocal LinksTwo websites link to each other.
Three-Way Links: A variation of a reciprocal link exchange where a third website is involved. Site C links to A. Site C receives a link from X in exchange. Site D links to A. Site D receives a link from X in exchange. And so on...
ROS: Run of Site links. A link from every page of another website.