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  • link cloaking software

    Is link cloaking software easy to set up? How effective is it, generally speaking? Can anyone direct me to a place on the web with good info on this topic?

  • #2
    what is the purpose of cloaking? if for SEO purposes I would say avoid it


    • #3
      Originally posted by greenmatter View Post
      what is the purpose of cloaking? if for SEO purposes I would say avoid it

      If you run an affiliate program you may have noticed that some of your affiliates use a practice known as “link cloaking.” Link cloaking is a method used to make a long affiliate URL link into a shorter and prettier one. It's different from cloaking (black hat SEO)

      I'm using this following plugin to help link cloaking on my blogs
      WordPress › Affiliate Link Cloaking « WordPress Plugins


      • #4
        I would always suggest referring back to the Google Webmaster Guidelines if you aren't sure if something is "kosher". You might get away with some tricks for a while, but eventually they will catch up to you!


        • #5
          In that case then and some of the other link shorteners will qualify for link cloaking


          • #6
            Amazon does have its own link shortening service, , which you can use by entering an Amazon link at