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What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

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    What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    A link farm is any group of web sites that all hyperlink to every other site in the group. Although some link farms can be created by hand, most are created through automated programs and services. Alink farm is a form of spamming the index of a web search engine (sometimes called spamdexing).
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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    Link Farming means more than 2 websites link each other and link is any clickable text on the webpage that redirects the user to the particular webpage that is hyperlinked to.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    Link farming is the process of exchanging reciprocal links with websites to others. The difference between good link building and bad link building is in how it's done.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    Link exchange is process of getting a backlink by giving a backlink in return. ... The main difference is that, in case of link farm the website that gets the benefits may or may not link out to other websites, butlink exchanges work only when the websites link out to the other websites.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    The main difference is that, in case of link farm the website that gets the benefits may or may not link out to other websites, but link exchanges work only when the websites link out to the other websites.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    Link farm may be a group of internet sites are built and maintained for the only purpose of building backlinks to other websites. All of them are going to be linked to every other and an internet site employing a link farm are going to be getting backlinks from all the websites within the group. this will be a manual or automated process.
    Link exchange is process of getting a backlink by giving a backlink reciprocally . Many websites exist exclusively for exchanging backlinks.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    Link farming is a questionable search engine optimization (SEO) tactic in which a website enters a relationship of reciprocal linking with another site or pays a provider for a large number of inbound links.


    Link Exchanging is the practice of exchanging links with other websites. You place another site's link on your site, usually on a links page, and in return, the other site places a link on their site back to you.

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    Default Re: What is the difference between link farming and link exchanging?

    A link farm is a website (or a group of websites) created only for the purpose of increasing the link popularity of another site by increasing the number of incoming links. A link farm usually looks like a regular web page, but the majority of the content is hyperlinks -- often random and unrelated -- to other websites.



    Link farm is a group of websites are built and maintained for the sole purpose of building backlinks to other websites. All of them will be linked to each other and a website using a link farm will be getting backlinks from all the websites in the group. This can be a manual or automated process.


    Link exchange is process of getting a backlink by giving a backlink in return. Many websites exist exclusively for exchanging backlinks.


    Both Link Farms and Link Exchanges are spammy method of backlink building and are not advisable to do. They are part of black hat SEO.

    Finally, The key difference between link farming and link exchanging is that, link farm gets the benefits may or may not link out to other websites, but link exchanges work only when you give a backlink reciprocally.