You link me and I link you

by David Spark on May 16, 2007

UPDATE: I am no longer participating in this link exchange. Please only favorite my site if you want to favorite my site. I am not offering reciprocal links solely to do a link exchange.

This was an interesting experiment, but I have discovered that I would have to link to hundreds and receive hundreds of reciprocal links in exchange to get even a slight bump in traffic. And what I’ve also noticed is that others have discovered this earlier than me and stopped offering reciprocal links. My apologies to those of you who fav’d me in hopes of a reciprocal link. It’s just it’s not worth my time to participate in this anymore.

ORIGINAL POST:

In the early days of the Internet I would get requests to participate in a link exchange from some kind of Internet directory. I would always say no because the darn Internet directory would have to link me (or it wouldn’t be a directory). I didn’t need to link to them, and these two bit directories (it was never Yahoo! asking for the link exchange) never sent me any traffic.

But now DoshDosh, a great website for information about creating your personal brand online and making money from your website (see previous post “Absorbing blogging advice”), started a link train a couple of months ago specifically to get everyone to “favorite” each other on Technorati. It appears to be very successful. So like getting thrown into a conga line against your will, I’m joining the link train. I’ll let you know if I stay on or decide to jump off.

You can favorite me here.

So here are the sites on my Technorati Favorites Link Train (short now, but will grow…when I’ve got time)

{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

TJantunen May 18, 2007 at 12:48 am

hi,
Thanks for visiting my blog. I also added your site to my Technorati faves. And added your blog link to my Technorati exchange post.

Diogenes May 18, 2007 at 2:36 am

Added with pleasure.

sexyinred May 18, 2007 at 5:14 am

Hi David,

I had made you my favs…thanks for the add :)

Brian - Home Business May 18, 2007 at 7:29 am

Thanks for the fav. Have added you to my list also.

Javier May 18, 2007 at 8:50 am

Hey there! I added your blog to my Technorati faves! Could you please do the same for me? I’ll greatly appreciate it!

username: jutendouji
URL: http://technorati.com/faves?sub=addfavbtn&add=http://www.javieraltman.com.ar/blog

Also, here’s a link to my post about the Exchange, I’m going to add you to my list, so if you can add me to yours it’d be great :D Thanks!

Cheers,
Javier / The Outsider’s View – http://www.javieraltman.com.ar/blog

tharsos May 18, 2007 at 6:05 pm

Hi. I faved you! My Technorati user name is tharsos. You can favorite me by clicking here. I also started a Technorati exchange and linked to your post from my blog:
http://earn-money-on-the-web.blogspot.com/2007/05/blog-advice-technorati-favorites-and.html
If you have a place in your post for a list of other Technorati exchanges feel free to include my link as well:) Thanks!

Ashley May 19, 2007 at 1:07 am
betshopboy May 19, 2007 at 10:51 am
Michael de`OZ May 21, 2007 at 7:18 am
marriedmelody May 23, 2007 at 5:19 am

Hello! I just added your blog to my favorites. My Technorati user name is marriedmelody. You can favorite me by clicking here. I also started Technorati Favorites and Link Exchange and linked to your post from my blog:
http://making-money-through-internet.blogspot.com/2007/05/blog-advice-technorati-favorites-and.html. Please add me to your list of Technorati Link Exchange participants.

Alan May 30, 2007 at 10:19 pm
Sheena June 3, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Andreo June 5, 2007 at 1:41 pm

Hi. I’ve just added you to my Faves.

My Technorati username:
askripko

My blog:
http://iphone-forum.blogspot.com

Add to Technorati Favorites

Thanks

Daniel July 1, 2007 at 7:57 am
Augel July 4, 2007 at 6:16 pm

Hi there! I’ve already faved you.

My Technorati id: Augel
My Technorati Fave link -> Click HERE!

Cheers!

Andreo July 9, 2007 at 12:42 pm

Hi. I’ve just added you to my Faves. Fave me back, please.
Add To Technorati faves
Thanks.

iszo July 22, 2007 at 2:07 pm

Hello There,

I have faved you in my technorati.

MY ID : iszo
MY URL : http://blog.fyais.com
FAVOURITE MY BLOG : http://technorati.com/faves/?add=http://blog.fyais.com

I’m also offering Technorati favourites exchange and interested to become part of it. Could you put my link to your list?
I have put your link in my list under :
Spark Minute – David Spark

MY LINKS :
http://blog.fyais.com/2007/04/19/technorati-favourites-exchange/

Thanks in advance!

Melody July 29, 2007 at 2:48 am

Hi,

Have faved you! Click here to fave me too, thx :)

Also have my own exchange program here.

Do visit me at TheVoiceInMyHead – if you like what you see, do subscribe to my feed via your feedreader or via e-mail.

Have a good day!

Melody

Alex Vorn July 30, 2007 at 9:08 am

Just added you like favorite, add me too:
http://technorati.com/faves/?add=http://techgadgetblog.blogspot.com
My blog name: Tech Gadget Blog
My Blog Url: http://techgadgetblog.blogspot.com/
The best!

Joe Leach November 14, 2007 at 3:00 pm

Hi, I added you, please do the same. Joe

Username: jleach42

Url: http://lmssales.blogspot.com/

simpro November 15, 2007 at 5:17 am

hi
i added your blog to my technorati favourites
my technorati username is simpro

plz fave my blog: http://technorati.com/faves/?add=http%3A%2F%2Filovemyheart.blogspot.com

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