Backlinks. I still don't understand.

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  1. Jackson Riddle profile image50
    Jackson Riddleposted 9 years ago

    Ok, so I've read these two hubs on backlinks but I still don't get what they are/do or how to use them. … Back-Links

    and … or-Dummies

    But I still don't get the concept behind them. Do I

    a) Post links to my hub on other sites?
    b) Post links in my hub to other sites?
    c) Something to do with URL trackers?
    d) Earn revenue by directing traffic to other sites?

    Thanks, for your help.

    1. sunforged profile image71
      sunforgedposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      a) yes
      b) no

      1. Jackson Riddle profile image50
        Jackson Riddleposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        So URL trackers have no relavence to back links?

        1. sunforged profile image71
          sunforgedposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          correct, url trackers are used to "track" your referrals to hubpages whether it is your own hubs or other.

          A url tracker can be used n your backlink, but it is an addition to your backlink ( a link coming back to your hub from an external source)as its merely a small piece of identifying code added to the link

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    2. Ultimate Hubber profile image63
      Ultimate Hubberposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Option 'A' is what backlinks are all about, you can learn a few good ways to get quality backlinks free here.

  2. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    Ummmmmmmmm read slower... it is self explanatary hmm

  3. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    Don't feel bad, Jackson. I read both articles -twice - and I still don't get it.

  4. Jackson Riddle profile image50
    Jackson Riddleposted 9 years ago

    Thanks Sunforged, that was more helpful.

  5. Mark Knowles profile image61
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    A "backlink" is simply a link to your webpage from another webpage.

    You can allow them to grow naturally - or you can make them happen:

    making money blogging

    Unfortunately - they are the lifeblood of your webpage. Without them you will wither and die. sad


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