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Can RSS Generate Backlinks?

rss, backlinks



2:36 pm on Jan 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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RSS Feeds are good way to attract visitors but can they produce backlinks as well if submitted to free RSS/Feed websites?

Also can you guys please highlight some tips on having RSS/Feed as link building tool?



3:33 pm on Jan 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Anytime you give the ability for return visitors to your website you have a chance for them to link to you, so yes RSS feeds can help


4:05 pm on Jan 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I was looking in to this aspect and found it can generate backlinks but I was going through Google AdSense for feeds and created some feeds but later I noticed that it changes the feed entries target url to something like:

[feedproxy.google.com...] feed name]

Now the question is - can this feed generate backlinks?


7:42 pm on Jan 16, 2009 (gmt 0)

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if you regularly create content that attracts votes from social media platforms, if you are able to promote your content to the popular sections of these sites - digg, su, reddit, active users will subscribe to your feed, so they could be the 1st one to submit your content to the social media platform(s) of his/her choice. every time you get promoted to the popular section or when interested webmasters see your submissions, they'll link back to your site.


5:55 pm on Jan 18, 2009 (gmt 0)

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