Coding For Online Success

May 5, 2009
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Creating a small backlink network

I’ve discussed a few strategies with other affiliate marketers over the years on how to create a backlink network for your sites. This is also heavily discussed and described well at Wealthy Affiliate.

The goal is to drive organic traffic to your ‘money site’ by improving your page rank score via backlinks. I personally like to drive traffic with a combination of organic and PPC traffic and not restrict myself to one or the other. The down side to this, is it can be difficult to fully see what’s working for you. If you’re doing PPC, you’ll want to be sure you’re capturing keywords somehow. By doing so, you’ll have a better grasp of how traffic is getting there and most importantly, what traffic is converting.

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October 5, 2007
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URL Masking (cloaking)

So you may have come across the term of cloaking URLs, this usually sounds evil and bad, like cloaked pages, which is something entirely different. Cloaking pages is presenting pages based on certain conditions, usually presenting a specific page to Google, for example. Doing this will get you banned and removed from Google’s index. Not good. Cloaking URLs is a slightly different concept. It’s showing a URL that usually points to something in your own domain. Once you click on the link you’ll be redirected to the ‘real’ destination URL.

For example a CJ link for eBay would look like this:

But to cloak it you would make it look like this: Continue reading