Do outbound links have a positive or negative effect re search engines

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  1. arthriticknee profile image75
    arthritickneeposted 8 years ago

    To clarify, I mean outbound links to non-affiliate sites.
    E.g. If I am doing an information hub and link to a relevant wikipedia page.

    Does google see this as good, bad or neither?

    Also is there a number that are good (i.e. a few) but too many make it seem dodgy?

    Any advice greatly appreciated.

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
      Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      If the outbound link is to the page having same keywords as yours and information on the related topic, then search engines are going to like it.

      P.S. <snipped personal attack>

      1. Misha profile image72
        Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you for solving the puzzle. this was a dead giveaway lol

        1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
          Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          The puzzle was in fact solved by this:
          "If the outbound link is to the page having same keywords as yours and information on the related topic, then search engines are going to like it."
          If you noticed. big_smile

  2. freelanceworld profile image60
    freelanceworldposted 8 years ago

    There is no number of links, over  which  its bad and within which its free for all stuff.

    What you need to keep in mind is relevancy to content and of course not overdoing it.

    Though overdoing may only affect your google page rank
    But  Your Author score and hubpages Score will definitely suffer When u post  many and repetitive Non-Hub links in your hubs.

    Search around Forum, this topic has been asked so many times.
    You will get better responses.
    Regards

  3. bigmikeh profile image80
    bigmikehposted 8 years ago

    Be prepared for lots of different opinions!
    But according to Google on their webmaster blog it's all down to common sense. If it adds value - good.

    Read more here:

    http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot. … lying.html

  4. arthriticknee profile image75
    arthritickneeposted 8 years ago

    Thanks Ultimate.
    Your response makes sense.

  5. arthriticknee profile image75
    arthritickneeposted 8 years ago

    Thanks to all,
    sorry about the repetition of topic

  6. Misha profile image72
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Oh, I was talking about different puzzle - whose sock puppet you are. Now I am reasonably sure you are sunforged's smile

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
      Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Only if you have read the copy content thread, you wouldn't have said this.

    2. sunforged profile image73
      sunforgedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Its true, he is my sock puppet.

      But we dont share an IP

      1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
        Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Now I got it. Multiple accounts. WOW!

  7. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
    Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years ago

    The dumb thing is criticizing my 6-day old hub for not having backlinks over there, WOW!

  8. Misha profile image72
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Oh, trashing thyself is the ultimate pleasure! lol

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
      Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One thing that is true for yourself my friend, is not necessarily true for others. smile

  9. jiberish profile image72
    jiberishposted 8 years ago

    I am still trying to learn about linking etc, so I can't add anything to this Forum, I just stopped by.

  10. sunforged profile image73
    sunforgedposted 8 years ago

    Yes, Now you got it, sock puppet.

    I am every hubber that ever disagreed with you, we are all the same hubber.

    I cant believe you called me a bitch, I will pray for you...my puppet

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image61
      Ultimate Hubberposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Lame words. Keep on talking. They won't help your lame cause.

      BYE!

 
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