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- ---- Why link building is so much harder now
pageoneresults - 2:06 pm on Sep 20, 2007 (gmt 0)
|I knew we had passed some sort of milestone two years ago when a woman responded to my request that she would not give me a link because she looked at my site and did not see a link to her site! |
I have some hilarious stories to share about a particular link exchange directory that I manage. I do things a little differently though. :)
|When people understand that links are worth something, they start to see link request emails as spam. |
I think you can blame two entities in this instance; Google and the Automation of Link Requests.
|Can you believe it?! He explicitly asked for a link on a page with a minimum PR! |
Standard M.O. for most link requests. These people are clueless.
|The point is that with all this link request activity, the average site owner now understands links are worth something and therefore much less likely to give links to requestors they donít know. |
Actually, they (the average site owner) are a bit late to the game. This particular fad of exchanging links is dying a slow but sure death.
|Itís a shame, but the success of link building activity has poisoned the well. |
No, automation, greed and cheap labor (link monkeys) have poisoned the well.
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