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Discussion in 'Link Development' started by ! !, Oct 22, 2004.

  1. #1
    Link Incest :eek:
    SEMrush
    linking web sites together containing the same Class C - block IP address, or subnet address is seen as link Spamming by some search engines according to some SEO Services

    http://www.ip-report.com/index.php
     
    ! !, Oct 22, 2004 IP
    SEMrush
  2. DomainLoot

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    #2
    What next ;)
     
    DomainLoot, Oct 22, 2004 IP
  3. ResaleBroker

    ResaleBroker Active Member

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    That's a great little tool in your link. Thanks.
     
    ResaleBroker, Oct 22, 2004 IP
  4. ferret77

    ferret77 Heretic

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    who cares if peope links site together if they are on the same c-block?
     
    ferret77, Oct 23, 2004 IP
  5. Will.Spencer

    Will.Spencer NetBuilder

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    #5
    Some SEO's have been saying that for years, but Google (Yahoo, MSN, etc...) have never, to my knowledge, made a statement about this.

    In the absense of any sort of corroborating evidence, I believe it is irresponsible to make these claims.
     
    Will.Spencer, Oct 23, 2004 IP
  6. ferret77

    ferret77 Heretic

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    but if some seo wrote an article on it it must be true
    :)
     
    ferret77, Oct 24, 2004 IP
  7. SEbasic

    SEbasic Peon

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    SEbasic, Oct 24, 2004 IP
  8. Trance-formation

    Trance-formation Peon

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    #8
    It would be easy to test though... three servers and four domains... server a has page m and n under one domain and page o under another, server b has page p and server c has page q

    m and o link to each other with obscure search term nobody uses. n and p link to eachother with same term. q is used to provide a neutral link to o and p that the spiders can follow... then sit back and compare results?


    I can provide server a with a couple of domains... :D
     
    Trance-formation, Oct 24, 2004 IP
  9. Weirfire

    Weirfire Language Translation Company

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    What does this mean?

     
    Weirfire, Oct 25, 2004 IP
  10. Lever

    Lever Deep Thought

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    #10
    Take a peek at this, might explain a few things ;)
     
    Lever, Oct 25, 2004 IP
  11. Trance-formation

    Trance-formation Peon

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    So is the potential problem limited to class C?
     
    Trance-formation, Oct 25, 2004 IP
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    Las Vegas Homes Guest

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    I have for the last 6 months only been linking to seperate C- Blocks. I personally believe that linking within the same C- Block discounts the link and also puts you at risk for keyword spamming if you recipicate with those websites and using the same anchor text for most of your links.
     
    Las Vegas Homes, Oct 25, 2004 IP
  13. Will.Spencer

    Will.Spencer NetBuilder

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    #13
    I can not speak to the first two components of that theory, but I believe I can speak to the third.

    I wrote a server-side script which dynamically created semi-random link text for my site-wide links and the results appear to be nil.

    You can see the script in action in the lower left hand corner of the Internet Search Engines FAQ.
     
    Will.Spencer, Oct 25, 2004 IP
  14. Mrs. Sinner

    Mrs. Sinner Peon

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    If this is true, what are the repercussions for "link incest?" (lol... cute title!)
     
    Mrs. Sinner, Feb 2, 2009 IP
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    jj1 Active Member

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    I'd like to ask like Weirfire what a class C means? Lever - I tried to follow your "this" link to find out but the link is broken.

    Are we - like other website designers - at risk because we have a copyright notice with a link back to our website at the bottom of each website we create? Do we have to vary the anchor text?
     
    jj1, Feb 3, 2009 IP
  16. ricko

    ricko Peon

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    I'm not sure if calling it 'spam' is accurate. Isn't it only natural for an individual or company to link two or more of their websites together for reasons other than seo (dare I say, traffic..).
     
    ricko, Feb 3, 2009 IP