The Importance Of Incoming Links And Reciprocal Links

Written by Tom Worsley

Building a web site is onlyrepparttar first step in a long process when starting an online internet business. You need traffic to your web site andrepparttar 143777 best way to get traffic is through incoming links from other sites.

Incoming links come in a variety of forms. Some rank higher in quality than others as far asrepparttar 143778 search engines are concerned. The major search engines, Google included will rank your site higher in their listings depending onrepparttar 143779 amount of quality incoming links you have from other sites. Atrepparttar 143780 time of writing this article it appears that incoming links that do not require you to link back are of better quality than reciprocal linking which does require you to link back.

One ofrepparttar 143781 ways to get quality incoming links to your site without linking back is to submit your site to as many directories as you can. The top 2 directories are Yahoo andrepparttar 143782 Open Directory Project. But there are literally hundreds more directories that you can submit your site to for free. You can find a few directories on my blog atrepparttar 143783 following link. Submit Your Site To Directories.

Another way to get good quality incoming links without linking back is to use and take part in as many discussion groups and forums as you can. Make sure you usrepparttar 143784 signature feature and add a link to your website using your targeted keywords inrepparttar 143785 signature. Each time you post in a forum you will be leaving behind a link to your web site.

The next topic require a bit of work on your part but writing articles like this one can create hundreds if not thousands of incoming links to your web site. Atrepparttar 143786 bottom of this article and all other articles that I write I leave a bio or aboutrepparttar 143787 author section. In this section I have links to my websites. I post these articles everywhere in article databases and e–mail it to newsletter publishers inrepparttar 143788 hopes that they will use my article in their newsletter and or web site. This is so popular right now thatrepparttar 143789 pros are saying if you are not doing it you need to be. Writing articles is difficult at times but it’s well worthrepparttar 143790 effort.

Google Is About To Shake Again: Part 1

Written by Debra Gravelle

Back inrepparttar summer of 2004, Google forced uproar withinrepparttar 143630 internet community. Thousands were affected by having been dropped fromrepparttar 143631 search engines totally and some even experienced being banned byrepparttar 143632 Mega-Search Daddy.

Well, like all quakes there will be tremors to follow. According to Google’s latest shake isrepparttar 143633 filing for a US patent 20050071741 on March 31, 2005. And, again this timerepparttar 143634 shake will prove devastating for some unsuspecting long term grandfathered sites.

Not only has Google made it apparently clear that it will eventually “flush”repparttar 143635 old to inviterepparttar 143636 new but, Google has also revealed its criteria on what was acceptable and not acceptable withrepparttar 143637 current linking strategies commonly used.

Since Google is largely focused on their new algorithms that effect linking, there are a few things you should know.

1.Reciprocal links will now only carry weight towards page rank ifrepparttar 143638 link is relevant torepparttar 143639 theme of your site. In other words, if your site is about cookbooks, don’t get caught linking back to a site about gun cases. That might be tempting if you have a page that displays recipes for venison but, Google will probably not makerepparttar 143640 connection.

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