Saturday, July 23, 2005

Is Google Beginning to Devalue Directory Linking?

Directory linking has been a mainstay of link campaigns for a while. Especially since reciprocal linking is not as effective as it once was. This is why one way linking from Internet directories has gained a lot in popularity over the last couple of years. Now Google is beginning to take away PageRank from DMOZ categories for Internet directories.

I you have a website that uses a lot of directory links for search engine optimization and you noticed your site has lost ground in the last few weeks this may be why. I will look more into this development and get back to you on this latest algorithm change.

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