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Do you believe something more or less because you found it while doing backlink research.

When someone gives you an unsolicited link does it make your more or less likely to trust them? How does it change your perception of the content you read or the person who wrote it?

Published: September 24, 2006 by Aaron Wall in marketing


September 24, 2006 - 7:25am

I think it really depends on the site. I have found some websites that link to me have just copied content from my website to earn adsense dollars and really have nothing to do with my content.

September 24, 2006 - 4:47pm

I find that most sites that link to mine are worth checking out. Except for the weird ones that seem to be almost random links, a lot of them either have something I'm interested in, or link to something that's up may alley.

If I have the time, I always do a bit of backlink browsing.

September 25, 2006 - 2:12pm

When I find a new link into one of my sites, I often go back to it to check it out. While I am no more likely to 'trust' the site that linked me, often such explorations lead me to new blogs or sites I hadn't seen before. Occassionally, I find things that compel me to write about in my blog, or on another site.

In essence, a site that links to me stands a fairchance of picking up another backlink.

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