[ic] OT: Site promotion - Link Swapping
prtyof5 at attglobal.net
Sun Feb 8 17:10:18 EST 2004
> Hello Andy.
> One could argue this subject would be more appropriate for
> another group or not. In any case you're facing the exact same
> problem I'm facing currently. Combining the recent changes at google
> the ever looming question of whether google will or will not spider
> dynamically generated pages and that many IC sites have something
> such as cgi or '=' in the URL you can't help but wonder especially
> when you're either ranked low or simply not in the index at all.
> Also I've read that due to the wild changes at google sites with
> high PR that do have links programs are ever more reluctant to
> link to other sites. Combine all this and new sites that aren't part
> of a portfolio of highly ranked sites and you're pretty much stuck in
> Though this isn't IC per se perhaps there is a community approach
> could suggest that might help get us out of the perpetual mud pit.
> For starters have you submitted to the IC Hall of Fame ? I just did but
> not sure if it will be accepted or not. In any case I would not mind
> exchanging links from my www.hairexpo.biz to your site but I'm not sure
> what either you or I could do for each other at this point. Let me
> know if you want to exchange.
> One thing that is interesting is that the only 3 links that google seems
> to have indexed for you contain cgi and =, it hasn't indexed your root
> For me it's mainly the opposite, I have the root page indexed but
> nothing much else.
> I will email you about linking, as far as I can see the more inbound
> links that sites have the quicker and deeper they get crawled.
For sure this is getting OT for IC... I don't mind if others don't.
Those links are due to AdWords which I have dropped but the
links stay there. So what happened was a decently high PR page
such as epinions picked up my AdWord and then created a link
to that page only. It is true you need inbound links to be searched
more frequently by google but those incoming links need to rank
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