Link exchange still works

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  1. krreddy

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    I own a free classifieds ads website and getting very less traffic ,will link exchange increase my traffic if yes how to add links to my website
    i am using wordpress .
     
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    Try three way link exchange instead.
     
  3. sigma

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    Link exchange still can increase your traffic if you are doing link exchange with high traffic site
     
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    Hey hi. I appreciate all answers but Google is no more a fool. Forget about this as it is considered as black hat SEO. You can do SMO, guest posting, article directory etc to increase you traffic.
     
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    Exactly what I mean! There are lots of gurus actually that have mentioned this on some forums that I've been and that link exchcange has been considered a bad move to manipulate rankings. If you are build links do guest posting instead or try 3 way link exchange.
     
  6. Jacob_Thompson

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    Now a days, SEO becomes mind game. Link exchange can easily be identified by Google. No doubt it is still used bit it should be done in a smart way with quality websites. Other ways to generate traffic is to do social media submission, blog commenting, forum posting, social bookmarking etc.
     
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    I am 100% agreed!
     
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    stay away from link exchange, west of time and can really damage your site ranking.
     
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    Link exchange is pointless, when the entire site is full of OBL, or the link is not places in a proper position e.g. footer. Guess posting to exchange link is work, because user reads the articles and follow those referral link. In Google eye, the effort to generate a unique content is require more time than generate a sidebar or footer link, so guess post passing more juice than other type of link.
     
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    Google is devaluing link exchanges because they are so easy to obtain and have been abused by many sites.
     
  11. printingray

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    I don't think, because this thing is dislike from the Google.
     
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    Link exchange still work, it depend on who and how we places the links. Search engine land and SEOMOZ does have guest posting link to each others, why don't their site get penalty? It's because both are reputable site, their links look natural and bring great value to reader.
     
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    Link exchange works and it can increase your traffic greatly. You can also submit your site to directories, social bookmark sites and comment on blogs.
     
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    Yes they still work. If you are offering a link that will benefit your partner.
     
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    Yes I agree it can now be easily detected by search engines, as what you have said this is a mind game and better think of a natural strategy that will not be seen by search engines. You can also do RSS submission.
     
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    Link exchanges will only drive you traffic but Google does not recognize such link exchanges in ranking the websites in SERP.
     
  17. arindamdutta16

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    Link exchanges are very most popular and effective link building strategies that will improve your website’s rankings in the search engines, especially Google.
     
  18. daytrader

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    I believe this is true. I have never exchange links to some of the website I've tried experimenting and they simply just rank. I did however build lins thru forums.
     
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    link exchanges with irrelevant sites will do nothing for your site. if your link exchanging because you do business with a certain company, then that's logical. But don't go exchanging links that don't make sense - for example, if you're business is car sales, don't go exchanging links with a tennis shoe company.
     
  20. angelOnEarth

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    Link exchange is No-no. It's better for you to know now than regret it later. :)
     

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