SEOs Split On Buying Links From Brokers

Jul 20, 2010 - 7:49 am 1 by
Filed Under Link Building

buy text ads pollTwo weeks ago, we ran a poll asking if you would buy a text link from Text Link Ads or another link broker.

We have well over 300 responses and I wanted to share the results.

The bottom line is that SEOs can't agree on if you should or shouldn't.

  • 48% said they would buy a text ad from a broker to benefit their own sites.
  • 45% said they would not buy a text ad from a broker.
  • 5% said they would only buy a text ad from a broker to hurt their competitors.
  • 2% had other things to say

This was a pretty popular poll.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help and WebmasterWorld.

 

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