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Finding Suspended Websites and Link Opportunities With Google

Using this stratgy you’re cleaning up the web, geting backlinks and helping webmasters remove deadlinks

If you’re reading this months Hobo linkbuilding tips, you’ll see that I laid down a strategy for getting good backlinks. I thought it was worth a post specifically on finding suspended accounts with Google. I really don’t want to cause other sites trouble, so most of my tips you’ve got to use your brain a bit.

Here’s an example:

Basically, you find suspended accounts using Google which are related to your site, find out who links to them, and contact the linking sites informing them they link to a dead /suspended account, and ask them to link to yours instead.

Example – here’s the first one that popped into my head: Toys & ” “suspended account” – bingo – number 1 listing is a site with about 35 links (see here”account+suspended”) from other sites using yahoo site explorer. Repeat ad nauseum till you find decent link opportunities – it’s not just “suspended accounts” you look for either ;)

Using this stratgy you’re cleaning up the web, geting backlinks and helping webmasters remove deadlinks on their site. OK, so you’re screwing the suspended website a little, but it’s suspended for a reason, and has been that way for some time or Google wouldn’t have it in it’s index.

This works especially well for How-To Content and Tutorials etc and helps you build the trust and authority of your site.

It’s a dog eat dog world out there lol

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Shaun is the lead SEO at Hobo web, a Scottish SEO and web development company. "We’re a crazy-passionate professional full service marketing company in Scotland, specialising in graphic design, print planning and buying, standards based website design and online marketing including Google Adwords PPC management and expert search engine optimisation." Our website is visited by over 40,000 people every month - and we’ve never spent a penny promoting it.