OK now I am more than confused. I just figured out that back link is putting a link lets say on facebook to a hub here. I would think that doing this from more than one place would be good. more links coming back to home hub bring traffic, correct. then I read somewhere that you can get in trouble and even ejected for having too much backlink, what gives do we back link from multiple places or not. I just joined shetoldme and articledirctory so I would have places to backlink from, am I confused, doing something wrong, or what is going on? what is the right thing to do here. I just want to try to get enough traffic to my more than 100 hubs so that I can make more than .50 a week.
It's my understanding that backlinks can't hurt your page. The rationale is that you can't control your backlinks. If backlinks could hurt someone, a competitor could simply put up a bunch of "bad" backlinks to your site and get it removed. I'm not an expert, but have read a bunch of stuff on backlinks, etc. and this makes sense to me.
The worst thing that can happen (again, from my understanding) is that Google will discount "bad" backlinks and ignore them.
Basically, a backlink can help you, or at worst, not really do anything. It can't hurt you.
Links *from* your site are another matter - you have control over them and they can hurt you.
The best links are organic links created by other people because they honestly like your content.
You SHOULD link related content. If you have a page somewhere that mentions X and a page here that goes into detail about X, you should link from there to here. You should announce your post on Twitter and/or Facebook.
My opinion (not well liked here) is that most of that shetoldme and xoomba advice is junk. Many people here make money without self-created promotion - they do so by writing solid, useful articles.
Did you read the stuff in the Learning Center about linking? http://learningcenter.hubpages.com/a-gu … cklinking/
“I just want to try to get enough traffic to my more than 100 hubs so that I can make more than .50 a week.”
Been there. Doing that.
I’ve come to the conclusion that:
1. To h*ll with backlinks
2. Just do the keyword stuff.
Good articles will breed their own backlinks.
You can have no control over backlinks as anyone can place a backlink to your hub on their blogs. Good articles can fetch thousands of backlinks.
You must be referring to http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/54280 .
Now, if you will join link farms etc for backlinks only then HP might ban you from here.
So much reliance on videos these days. I have limited bandwidth/month - and no speakers - so I can never watch videos.
I've never been in the learning centre before though, so good link
It just says that you should avoid link farms which I am sure you will.
I know - I don't have a slow link, but I can read well over 1,000 WPM and people usually talk around a tenth of that speed. I find video painful for that reason.
what I was refering to was a suggestion from another hubber that we get together and share links with each other. Is that not a good thing to do? I thing he called it revenue sharing or the like but the idea I think was to link each others hubs, not sure really didn't get to talk about it too much before I thought I would ask some questions so I knew for sure what I was doing.
Do you like his content? It doesnt matter if he links back to you, ask yourself whether you give him a thumbs up for his content? If it doesnt rock your boat - dont link! This is your online reputation you will be putting at stake. When you link to other people's hubs, you are giving them your seal of approval.
If he likes your content, he should do the same back - it shouldnt really be a 'forced' business transaction - rather a labour of love. This is what it means to promote through white hat methods. It is about sharing the unconditional love - unconditional means exactly that - without strings attached.
Hope this addition helps you make a decision based on an informed choice given by all within this community, not just mine.
Good luck in whatever you choose to do.
by JT Walters5 years ago
Hi everyone! Happy Holidays!!I have been attempting to back link and i have been unable to download firefox. Any suggestions?Thanks JT
by jenblacksheep6 years ago
I just wondered if anyone backlinked their backlinks, like putting Shetoldme links on Reddit for example. I'm seriously running outta ideas of how to get traffic.
by IzzyM6 years ago
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by Brett A Rogers2 years ago
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