when i leave a comment on a blog pointing to one of my hubs does that count as a

  1. Eddy2106 profile image77
    Eddy2106posted 8 years ago

    when i leave a comment on a blog pointing to one of my hubs does that count as a backlink?

  2. Maddie Ruud profile image77
    Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago

    Many blogs consider putting links in the comments section spam, and will delete all such comments.  Some blog owners will allow links, but they are "nofollowed" and therefore have very little SEO value.  Still other blogs have "dofollow" links in the comments, but many of these turn into a free-for-all for people trying to promote their sites and affiliate offers.

    It bears noting here that if HubPages receives complaints from blog owners, or detects on our own that a user is "comment-spamming," we will unpublish a hub and perhaps even ban a user.  We take this offense very seriously, as it reflects badly not only on the individual, but on the site as a whole.

  3. Hogan Quick profile image58
    Hogan Quickposted 8 years ago

    I just deleted someone's comment that tried to do that on one of my hubs today.  If they would have asked I probably would have put their link in the body of my article or exchanged links with them.  Making a comment is great but trying to direct traffic elsewhere is spamming.

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