Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.147.0.174

Forum Moderators: not2easy

Message Too Old, No Replies

How to Link back to your site from a client's website?

Keywords?

     

contentmaster

6:51 am on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



We have recently completed a client's website (design & content writing).

What is the best method for linking back to our website?
- Website Design & Content Writing Services (linking to our site)
- Site design & content writing by - (Our company Name linking to our website)
- Our company name + Site Design & Content Writing Services?

Linking back from all webpages Vs Linking back from their Home page?

cliffud

7:05 am on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)



How about a simple "powered by (your URL)" at the bottom? It's clean, subtle, and professional.

topr8

7:12 am on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member topr8 is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



... of course if you ever get penalised, then all the client sites that link back to you will most likely be penalised too ... so of course you should make them aware of that before placing your link.

jinxed

7:17 am on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



I would "no-follow" the links. Its then risk free for both parties.

contentmaster

11:49 am on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



How about a simple "powered by (your URL)" at the bottom? It's clean, subtle, and professional.


Yes, that sounds good. However, which one is more useful in terms of SEO - linking from a third party website using simply our URL ie, xyz.com or linking back to our website using keywords like "Website Design" by?

I would "no-follow" the links. Its then risk free for both parties.


How is that done?

jinxed

1:25 pm on Mar 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



Add rel="nofollow" within the link tags.

This does of course restrict the flow of page rank to the target pages.

topr8

7:36 am on Mar 29, 2012 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member topr8 is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



>>I would "no-follow" the links. Its then risk free for both parties.

that wouldn't help.

my point is that if the design company is ever red flagged for any kind of dubious practice, then quite likely all their client sites will be too, which could all easily be identified by the 'footprint' link.

jimbeetle

8:57 pm on Mar 29, 2012 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jimbeetle is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



Have you asked the client if they want to link back to your site?

contentmaster

5:30 am on Apr 4, 2012 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



Have you asked the client if they want to link back to your site?

yes, we've taken permission
 

Featured Threads

Hot Threads This Week

Hot Threads This Month