Backlinks: Subdomain vs Domain

  • bbott1982
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Is it true subdomains are treated as their own domain.

So if i had the forum

and then...

All the links from the would count as backlinks for, but if i used none of those links would be counted as a "heavy backlinks" ??
  • vetofunk
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I was just at the SES conferences in Chicago and a big linking scheme has to do with 3 way linking. What many of the big SEO companies are doing is: links to which links to

It looks like they are being treated as different domains from a linking standpoint.
  • Jess
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Post 3+ Months Ago

For me subdomains are kinda old now. Yes they are treated as their own domain however the power of them has been lost due to the fact that search engines realised ages ago people were just setting up sub domains with pointless content for the sake of backlinks.

I have no solid evidence and its just my opinion - but links from subdomains for me are worth far less than a link from a real true domain.
  • meman
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Post 3+ Months Ago

This is just a guess, but if i was a google bot i would rank a top level domain higher than a subdomain,.

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