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Opened 14 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#2558 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Rank Buddypress.org #1 or first page in Google for "Social Networking Software" and such with small footer link change

Reported by: benfremer's profile benfremer Owned by:
Milestone: BuddyPress.org Sites Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: BuddyPress.org Sites Keywords:
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Description

I have a very good & important suggestion -- change the Buddypress footer links to have the link anchor text to "Social Networking Software" (in a non-tacky looking way) so that Buddypress shows up on the first page in Google for that search term instead of as like result #50 as it currently does.

People searching for those terms would then likely become buddypress users. Google shows 74,000 global searches per month for "Social Networking Software" currently....about 18,000 more for "social network software".

Change History (5)

#1 @boonebgorges
14 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 1.3 to Awaiting Review

#2 @DJPaul
13 years ago

  • Component changed from Core to BuddyPress.org

#3 @DJPaul
13 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Sounds a bit black-hat SEO to me. I don't think we should do this.

#4 @Backie
13 years ago

Not really black-hat. However to force the adding of the link without user permission being gotten first is against the WordPress.org plugin repo terms of service.

#5 @johnjamesjacoby
13 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to BuddyPress.org
  • Severity set to normal

Moving closed ticket out of Awaiting Review.

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