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Forums Signature Links, Is it waste of time?

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by monishka, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. #1
    Hi,

    I have put signature links based on some of my study that it helps building links to my sites.But I am not really sure if it really helps.Forums are extreme source of knowledge but Is it waste of time to use it for signature link building?
    SEMrush
     
    monishka, Apr 28, 2009 IP
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  2. amyp0245

    amyp0245 Guest

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    It is a waste of time if the signature links you are creating is not counter as backlinks to your website by google. Otherwise consider using signature as backlinks very beneficial.
     
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    ~ServerPoint~ Banned

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    As far as I know that on the most forums those links are nofollowed. But probably you can try to use that.
     
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    jj1 Active Member

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    Not true - use the firefox nonofollow addon to check. I am a member of 5 or 6 forums and each shows up in my backlinks; some demand that you make a certain number of posts before your signature is dofollow.

    I believe that - if the forum is relevant to your site - then signature links have some benefit, even if they are not as powerful as links from a related website. Obviously, though, don't use them as your sole link building strategy.
     
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  5. bobchrist

    bobchrist Active Member

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    You can get easily the list of "do follow' forums although a popular forum don't follow links it would help you for your exposure and traffic building.
     
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    Signature links are definately worth it. Just make sure the signature link you are using is relevant to the forum you are posting in.
     
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    forum Signature links is worthful to me.
     
    amuthavalli, Apr 28, 2009 IP
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    seoservice1 Well-Known Member

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    Forum signature link will help you out if it counts as a backlink and the relevancy of your link to the forum also matters.
     
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    You can see traffic in stats
     
    websarga, Apr 28, 2009 IP
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    1.When you are an active participant in a forum, friendly and helpful, people do notice you and visit your websites.

    2.It increases your backlinks.
     
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    Yes of course forum signature is countable as a back link but if you put in proper place, means relative forums....and post.....
     
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    nofollow link only barrier for get PR not for backlink.
     
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    Just a quick correction dude, its NoDoFollow addon for Firefox.

    There are a lot of do follow forums and DP is one of them. I would suggest joining in discussion threads that has high pr.
     
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    lordofthering2008 Peon

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    Forum signature is a very easy method to get Google SERP and is also a great method to get referral traffic.
     
    lordofthering2008, Apr 28, 2009 IP
  15. mr_mahesh_in

    mr_mahesh_in Well-Known Member

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    Forum signature links work for me to get more traffic!
     
    mr_mahesh_in, Apr 28, 2009 IP
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    They're somewhat useful as long as the signature links are Dofollow and the forum is somewhat relevant to your website industry.

    I don't think they have as big an impact as some make out.
     
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    Signatures can work for traffic, but for real backlink juice you need to get targeted links from established, relevant websites. One decent backlink could be worth a 1000 forum post signatures.
     
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    RightMan Notable Member

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    Forum signature links are not only useful for SEO purposes but also for great visibility.

    Having a link related to the niche of the forum would surely attract members to visit your site, thereby increasing your traffic!
    Of course, if you are an active member, your link is bound to get a lot greater visibility! :rolleyes:

    Regards,

    RightMan
     
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    No.... Forum signature Link is useful for get more traffic in our site.
     
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    Participate in forum actively, that is give reply for a queries and post some queryies, doubts, issues which were you faced and also if you give unique reply means definitely the viewers are eager to know about you and your stuff. So, definitely at that time the signature will help and the user will come your site.
     
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