24 Nov 09
04 Apr 11 5:50 pm
I track them with a spreed sheet.
The reason to track them is becuase let's say you are submitting an article that allows you two links.
I personally think the second link will give you no SEO value if it links to the same site.
So, The for the second link, (Some times you are allowed 3) I will link it to another article or web 2.0 property that links to my site. (I am thinking the juice will still flow through.)
I didn't make this Up, but following Matt Carters Linking stratagy from his bonus that came with Rapid Rewritter.
You have to use a spreed sheet to keep track of all this.
If you find a good high page rank page that you get a link to stick on you will want to come back in the future when you build another blog to use the asset again.
I also track all of my sites, and sign-ins on the same spreed sheet. (Needed when you make several accounts on the same web 2.0 property, and forums, so you don't forget)
I use the same spread sheet to keep all of my affiliate links and tracking codes. So I can see where my clicks come from. I like to know mostly if they are coming from my site, give away guide, or news letter.
You can also use a spread sheet to store, HTML snippets such as banners on.
I would be a lost soul with out my spreed sheet.