Link Building this Week (03.2008)

18 Jan

There was a lot of discussion about the good old paid link topic last week. Patrick Altoft opened with some examples showing that paid links still work (which was later backed up by Brian Combs), before unleashing a discussion about whether to report paid links or not. Turned out that 83% (including me) don’t report paid links.

One of the best link building related posts I’ve read in quite some time is Debra Mastaler’s post that explains why There is no such thing as a bad link. Spot on. While I just made a different set of types of authority links, I also like Debra’s approach that counts 3 types of authority links; “those that rank well for a set of keywords, influential high profile industry sites, and your competitors’ web sites”.

And also:

2 Responses to “Link Building this Week (03.2008)”

  1. Chris Winfield January 18, 2008 at 4:44 pm #

    Wiep – I always look forward to these link recaps each week. Lots of signal each time…

  2. Wiep January 18, 2008 at 9:28 pm #

    I’m happy to hear that you like the recaps Chris, that means that I don’t have like a gazillion feeds in my RSS reader for nothing :)