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Are forum signature links still good for SEO?

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by andrewterrol, Jul 20, 2019.

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    Are forum signature links still good for SEO? Like the links from signature from DigitalPoint. I see a lot of users use them but many articles suggest that they have very little on SEO.

    What success have you had with links from forum signatures?
    SEMrush
    Thanks!
     
    andrewterrol, Jul 20, 2019 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Agent000

    Agent000 Prominent Member

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    They never were any good and still aren't.
     
    Agent000, Jul 20, 2019 IP
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    Jim4767 Prominent Member

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    It's safe to say that the search engines (Google, Bing, etc.) are 100% aware of forum signature links. It's likewise safe to say that those same search engines are programmed to disregard most or all of those links.
     
    Jim4767, Jul 20, 2019 IP
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    You might get a little traffic from them, so perhaps worth while.
     
    Zone06, Jul 20, 2019 IP
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    SarahBoyer Banned

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    Hello,

    Forum links don't have a tendency to transport a lot of value, but they could still help.
     
    SarahBoyer, Jul 20, 2019 IP
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    mrb1129 Well-Known Member

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    Why would they be good for SEO? SEO is for organic traffic. Most of the forums provides no-follow links and least amount of sites that do provide do-follow links (or non no-follow some might say) passes link juice almost equaling to zero.
     
    mrb1129, Jul 20, 2019 IP
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    nilpotter Greenhorn

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    Obviously it's good for SEO. As well as that signature may add after 50-60 post in a forum.
     
    nilpotter, Jul 21, 2019 IP
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    malky66 Acclaimed Member

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    Obviously you have no clue what you're talking about, it's useless for SEO, do you even know what SEO is?

    Not even sure why that nonsense is relevant to the thread, please explain.
     
    malky66, Jul 21, 2019 IP
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    nilpotter Greenhorn

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    If forum have a good ranking may be a links from it's user signature gives value.
     
    nilpotter, Jul 21, 2019 IP
  10. Stuart Broad

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    Forum signature are helpful in SEO. Through this you can gain traffic towards your web site. Here number of traffic can be increased If you are putting your signature on more than one forum.Digital point,Yahoo answer and Seowebtalk these are all forums and there are many more.So You just need to put your Signature on all of them so you can get more traffic.
     
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    Agent000 Prominent Member

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    WHat a load of horse manure.
     
    Agent000, Jul 22, 2019 IP
  12. Robert David

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    Yes, it is very good for seo. Forum signature is the best way to increase the traffic on your website.
     
    Robert David, Jul 25, 2019 IP
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    malky66 Acclaimed Member

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    Why is it?? It's all very well saying "yes it is" but try and explain why you think it is otherwise your post is pointless, and saying it's the "best" way to increase traffic to a site is just utter garbage.
     
    malky66, Jul 25, 2019 IP
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    Most are no follow anyway, an even when they are not, they have virtually no value, if anything can even get you into trouble if you have a lot of links to your site from forums as they are usually seen as spammy links.

    That does not mean they have no value though, if used in the right places you can get some direct traffic from them.
     
    johneva, Jul 25, 2019 IP
  15. jamesandersonicb

    jamesandersonicb Peon

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    Yes, these backlinks still work but in the new update, these are not best but good.
     
    jamesandersonicb, Jul 25, 2019 IP
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    Obviously forum signature is still a good part of SEO.
     
    stephenrobes, Jul 26, 2019 IP
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    Hello,
    Yes, it's extremely decent to get search engine optimization. Forum signature would be your perfect method to grow the traffic.
     
    CarrieCaffrey, Jul 27, 2019 IP
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    dvduval Notable Member

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    Well, I can tell you that I have received actual sales because I have a signature here on this forum. This has even occurred recently. the best strategy is to go to a place where it is okay to have your link and the people who will see it would be likely buyers. Forget the SEO part. That will be a result of the first part going very well.
     
    dvduval, Jul 28, 2019 IP
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    Sumit_Singh Active Member

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    If you are using signatures for SEO purpose then you already have taken one wrong step. Forum signatures are used to tell people about your work (I mean what is your expertise or website is about) and it can drive a little amount of traffic to the website sometime when users appreciate your advice or answer for the particular thread.
    Besides this, if you are using forum signatures for creating backlinks then it will do not affect your SEO most of the Forum sites provide the nofollow links and some of the forum sites are permanently closed just because of spamming.
     
    Sumit_Singh, Jul 29, 2019 IP
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    Yes forum signature proves very beneficial for seo. It creates backlinks and increase traffic also on your website
     
    Robert David, Aug 9, 2019 IP