Free link exchange program to increase backward links

Written by Stephen Hill

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First of all if you add a link to your homepage torepparttar following ten websites: link text: global aerospace directory link text: alternatives to plastic surgery link text: resume posting employment search link text: Laser Vision Surgery link text: forex currency trading withrepparttar 146099 link text: stuttering therapy withrepparttar 146100 link text: stuttering help withrepparttar 146101 link text: stuttering advice withrepparttar 146102 link text: stuttering information withrepparttar 146103 text link: stuttering child

Once you have added these links, please e-mail me at with your website domain and required text link.

Steve Hill

Stephen Hill has a number of websites including and now offers a free link exchange program.

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up a Link Directory

Written by Tony Simpson

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Ensure each page of your link directory has a link back to your home page. Once againrepparttar reason for this is to do with how search engines will rank your directory pages, so make sure these links are in place.

  • Don't be obsessed at linking only to web sites that have a good ranking withrepparttar 143890 search engines. Look first at whetherrepparttar 143891 site has anything to offer your visitors. If it has poor or unrelated content don't link to it. If it has good related content that compliments your own content but has zero or low page rank, consider linking to it. Later on you may be glad you provided a link, when it's page rank improves.

  • Don't use link directory software that doesn't automatically check links to your web site are still present onrepparttar 143892 other sites. Doing link checking manually can be tedious and you have to remember to do it. Software that you can set a schedule to check links and automatically send out emails to webmasters when links are not found will save you a lot of time. Link management software that will automatically suspend links and delete them if they are repeatedly not found is an added bonus.

  • Don't use standard templates that come with any link manager, link directory management software. You need to modify these templates to matchrepparttar 143893 look and design of your own web site. This requires you know something about editing a web page using an HTML editor. Also don't userepparttar 143894 standard email templates, personalize them in some way, even if it's only to add your name.

  • Don't assume you're finished once you've set up your link directory and done allrepparttar 143895 things I've said. You must test and retest every aspect to ensure everything is working properly, before visitors arrive.

    This means making an add a link request, as if you were a visitor to your own web site. Setting up test links and making sure these links are being checked byrepparttar 143896 software so it detects when links are removed or defective. Making sure it sends out email notices correctly and checkrepparttar 143897 formatting is correct when they are received. You should also check you can make backups of your link directory database and be able to restore it inrepparttar 143898 event of a problem.

  • Tony Simpson, Has been doing Web Site Design, Promotion and Optimization for 5 years. He provides advice, product reviews and products at Web Page Add Ons to Make Automation of Your Web Site Work for You.

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