On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 15:07:49 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> __/ [wd] on Saturday 29 October 2005 08:57 \__
>> I understand the arguments on that page, but am also wondering if there
>> are other less-discussed SEO considerations. For example, when you link
>> to some good relevant authority sites, your page can benefit. ...
> I have always found it dubious. That would discourage linking to 'mom and
> pop' sites, as Paul once rightfully called them. Google was one such site
> only years ago. It would also open the door to spam -- spam which targets
> large authorities and associates them with a bad 'family'.
Ok, I should say "relevant sites" not "authority sites". I think outbound
links definitely have an effect (positive and negative depending on how it