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Is it better to have external links that point to your page or better if you poi

  1. blog for profit profile image53
    blog for profitposted 8 years ago

    Is it better to have external links that point to your page or better if you point back to them?

    Does google grade backlinks to your page more favourably if you dont link to the page that points to you?

  2. chinweike profile image68
    chinweikeposted 8 years ago

    Yes, not only google but every other search engines attach more weight to a one-way incomming link than a link exchange.
    cheers!

  3. michifus profile image81
    michifusposted 8 years ago

    Reciprocal links can be viewed as "you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours", and Google will not place so much value on them.

    Far from being bad, they are beneficial to your site. If the subject matter on both of the sites is related, this will carry far more weight that if you are linking to something totally unrelated. Generally speaking, the more links in the better, however the concentrate on building quality links.

    When it comes to backlinks (a link from an external site to your own), these are the best by far. For someone to give a link to your site for nothing they must attribute some value to the site.

    If you were to link to place a one way link out of your own site without reciprocation, it would need to offer some value right?

    If it was your business, you you would be promoting a genuine service up to your own standards. Google basically thinks the same way and a lot of incoming links is a great way to climb up the rankings.

  4. nicomp profile image69
    nicompposted 8 years ago

    It's completely irrelevant. The incoming link combined with the page rank of the linking page and the total number of links originating from that page are all that matter. Whether or not you link back has no bearing on anything whatsoever.

 
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