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Thanks for the link webmasterworld!

check links: your domain

5:22 am on Dec 30, 2000 (gmt 0)


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Just doing a Manual link check on google and there was a link from webmasterworld to the domain listed in my profile. Just another reason to list your URL in profile as googlebot can and does index dynamic pages.
3:34 pm on Dec 30, 2000 (gmt 0)

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

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It's true, Gbot loves the profile directory. When Brett first set it up, some of the spiders hit so hard it dimmed the lights.

12:30 pm on Jan 2, 2001 (gmt 0)

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WebmasterWorld Administrator brett_tabke is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

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A couple weeks ago I was looking at some of the links from profiles and discovered a couple of adult links. Searching deeper, I found those profile pages in two search engines. It was clear that people had signed up just to generate a profile and submit it to search engines. My full seo red alert alarms went off. So, I've placed NO INDEX tags on the profiles. I didn't wanna, but had to.


1:00 pm on Jan 2, 2001 (gmt 0)

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>I didn't wanna, but had to...


It's survival. Did what you had to do Brett.