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A staple of successful internet marketing is a quality link building campaign. There are many resources on the web on link building and I will not bother going into those details here.
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from ipvestors 1975 Days ago #
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its a great post.  thanks for sharing. Social Media is the best way to get quality links and seems to be having the greatest impact these days in ranking and traffic.

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from azulfi369 1974 Days ago #
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Thats cool...i can see sphinn is among the list... coool.thanx for sharing bud. :)

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from TCotton 1974 Days ago #
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a lot of these though tend be stuffed full of viagra links and other nasty shit

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from seobusiness 1974 Days ago #
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How this makes it to the front page is beyond me...where are we..Digital Point?

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from 0thelisa 1974 Days ago #
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I really hate posts like this. Now watch as all these sites turned to crap.

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from theGypsy 1974 Days ago #
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lol @ Lisa... funny thing, I saw this post making the rounds on Twitter and immediately was compelled to bring to to my merry band to ask if anything about it turned one’s stomach - when does a link builder feel a sense of responsibility. Then again, search engineers need to kick the addiction as well... posts like this do beg the question; what if any responsibility do link builders have? How much of the web will be wearing link condoms one day ad what does that do to the link graph?on and on... sigh...

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from 0thelisa 1974 Days ago #
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theGypsy: Articles like these benefit no one.If you’re an SEO trying to game these sites, then a huge spotlight has been cast on it and they’ll be useless in no time.If you’re NOT an SEO and are actually using these sites to find good info, then the quality has just been shot in the face as hungry marketers invade.Personally, it really gets me when marketers enter these sites, rape them for links, and then walk away. But its the society thats been created.  Link builders feel no responsibilitly to these communities, only to their clients.  Then they wonder why things get nofollowed. They’re nofollowed because you’ve ruined the Web.

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from Jill 1974 Days ago #
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A thousand thumbs up for Lisa :) (She’s on a roll this week!)

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from Schooley02 1974 Days ago #
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Great points everyone.  It is still just a list of do follow social media sites though.  Use it how you will.

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from purdue512 1974 Days ago #
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@0thelisa - I don’t disagree with your points. Well said... But it also strikes me as a deadly embrace. I’m not sure I see a graceful way out of this given the escalating competition on high volume keyword phrases.

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from pageoneresults 1973 Days ago #
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"How this makes it to the front page is beyond me." I’m not surprised. One look at the "Who Sphunn This" area and I know why it made Front Page. You’ve got more than a handful of Sock Puppets in there, some bogus accounts (green avatars) and a couple of friend trains that rolled through. That is how this made it to the Front Page. I saw this post making the rounds on Twitter and immediately was compelled to bring to to my merry band to ask if anything about it turned one’s stomach - when does a link builder feel a sense of responsibility.My stomach turns anytime I see a topic that mentions the words DoFollow, PageRank™ or any other terms that I KNOW lead to something of little value. I haven’t even read the article, didn’t even visit the destination. I look at the comments so far and I know what I’m going to find. A page that every third world, second world, first world link builder is going to scrape and then abuse the resources provided. I’ll bet some of those change from DoFollow to NoFollow soon. You’ve also just provided a detailed list for the Google Search Quality Team. I’m sure they know about most of those but, you may have helped them uncover a few more that need to be manually flagged for review. They do that you know, Google that is. They’ve got thousands of people lurking at this very moment. :) The last thing any website needs these days is being listed on some page that promotes all this DoFollow crap. When will people realize that it doesn’t matter anymore? NoFollow, DoFollow, who the hell cares? There is much more value to a link or even an http reference than just the equity bit. Take your blinders off, look outside the link.

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from Jill 1973 Days ago #
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Great comment, P1R. Everyone should read that last paragraph 10 times until it sinks in. (Which I know it won’t for most...sigh.)

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from pageoneresults 1973 Days ago #
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It would make my day to go through the Who Sphunn This list and call out all the sock puppets, bots, etc. This topic would have never made Front Page if we subtrahend all the bogus activity. And thanks Jill. You got me worried now. ;)

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from tonyadam 1973 Days ago #
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I’m a little late to this party, but I agree, every time I see a post like this...I roll my eyes and want to puke...Seriously people, how many times do posts like this need to come out, watch them get closed off, and then go through the cycle again...Stop feeling the need to be known or create shit that will go "popular"...how about creating this list and sharing it in a private fashion or behind a password protect and not to the public so google or someone else will reign down on the parade.Just sayin...

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from Jill 1973 Days ago #
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@tonyadam it’s not the making of the info public that is the problem, imo. It’s that people are looking for the wrong thing if/when looking for the mystical "dofollow" link (of which there’s no such thing of course). It’s the fact that that’s not what they should be looking for. They should be looking for links that will bring traffic, and ideally conversions and sales to their site. Isn’t that what matters? Who gives a crap about nofollow or dofollow? Only scammers and spammers.

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from tonyadam 1973 Days ago #
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Jill, sorry, you are absolutely right, and I stand corrected, because that is the more valid point...but...there is still a point to be made about more valuable links found that are not "scammers or spammers" style links...at least...

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from trooperbill 1972 Days ago #
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Only 70? I’m working through a list of 1.5k social media sites and have loads more than that as viable options for nihes in just one day of validating the top sert of links.

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from dustinpitcher 1964 Days ago #
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@ trooperbill, don’t hate. If you have a list of more then great but this guy has a list of 70 which is more than you have posted at this moment of time. Good resource, but keep in mind that your comments should always present a value, don’t just leave them for link love.

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from kazumi 1944 Days ago #
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Surely there are hundreds more in the social bookmarking list. Is this really the safest trend nowadays capitalize on social bookmarking sites? Sometimes being no.1 isnt the most important thing anymore it’s how many people you help through your sites or how you have created a strong impact in the lives of people.

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from DanPatterson 1917 Days ago #
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Very useful list.  It always amazes me how many of these sites are out there.

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from MarkeD 1892 Days ago #
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Spammers rejoice as "linkbuilders" flood lots of social media sites with soon-to-be or already worthless links

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from trooperbill 1892 Days ago #
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only 70! theres loads more out there, 70 is a pretty weak number

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