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For some reason people have started again with profile marketing to build backlinks.
This is where they join every forum they find just because they can put a link to their site in during registration. They have no intention of actually posting anything relevant. If they do happen to post, it is only if they can put in a link to their sales page.
Look people, most of those profile links are not worth shit. Yes, some may show up in Yahoo backlinks for awhile but, they are pretty much worthless. They end up falling off the face of the earth.
Many of those profiles never even get cached by Google.
If you are not posting content somewhere on the site then the bots will not have a link to even POSSIBLY ever find your profile.
If you are posting shit content then, you are likely going to get deleted by mods or admin.
More and more forum owners are cleaning house and getting rid of the trash. The ones I have talked to are deleting members that do not have X amount of post, no proper intro…
We owners have worked to hard to let idiots ruin our sites.
Our forums were built to share information, when you visit…remember it is our house.
I love my dogs and I do NOT let them shit in my house and neither will you!
So what are you doing? You are wasting everyone’s time (even your own).
Do you have that much time to waste?
I would think you could spend that time wisely and actually do something that others will appreciate and will build your reputation as an intelligent person rather than just a worthless name on a membership page.
Some people would say that forums are dead...I think they are still very useful if we can stop the abuse.
More links is NOT always better.
Think Before You Link!
Stay tuned for my next rant about morons that think their Name is *Insert Keyphrase*
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