How much back linking on my website should I do?

I saw this ad today on Facebook and had a chuckle. Would you really want 1000 back links to your website every month? Sounds like a

Backlinks for a website

Too Many Back Links?

good idea but when it comes to getting back links to your website more is not always better. In fact too many back links to quickly can actually get you the wrong type of attention from Google and the other search engines. You can actually get sandboxed by Google for to many links to fast. It could be looked at as link spam. This means that the search engines will not show you in the organic searches anymore. I would rather only get one quality link from a high ranking site than 1000 crappy ones.

The point of this article is to educate you in mistakes that site owners unknowingly make when trying to legitimately promote their websites. You may think you are doing yourself a favor but in reality you are hurting yourself. When dealing with a search engine optimization firm make sure that you know the methods that they are using to boost your rankings are legitimate. If it sounds too good to be true it probably is. Getting your website to rank in the search engines takes real work. Crappy content will get you crappy results. You need to spend the time and create good content and establish valuable link relationships with other site owners.

There is white hat seo and black hat seo. You guessed it, white hat is good and black hat is bad. Make sure that your seo firm is using white hat seo strategies. With the amount of work that goes into creating a useful and successful site it would be a shame if the search engines no longer are sending you traffic.

Please contact us today for an SEO Consultation and Evaluation of your website.

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About Jeffrey Horen

I am the owner of Excelnet Media. We are a full service, one stop interactive web agency building extraordinary websites with extraordinary customer service for extraordinary clients.


  1. It’s also important that most of the backlinks come from sites with related content.

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