About Us: Linking Policy
Supplecity is a property of Mindconnection,
which has been in
business since 1997. We have a large and loyal audience, and they are
our first concern. Thus, our linking policy is geared toward them.
aren't concerned with trading links for the heck of it, or out of hopes
search engine spiders will improve our listings and make us instant
billionaires. Our listings are high because of quality content, not
because of "strategic linking" or linking tricks.
Please observe the Do and Don't items, below.
- Write to us with a link to a page with
relevant content. Tell us what page you'd like your link to appear
on (this lets us know you have looked at our site and are interested
in proceeding intelligently, rather than blindly).
- Observe the linking structure on the page
where you want your link to appear on. Some of these pages merely
list the URL, others include a description. We are transitioning to
- Send details that matter to people visiting a
page. For example, describe the linked-to page accurately.
- Remember that we post links on relevant
- Keep your message clear and concise.
- Try to keep spelling and grammar errors down
to a dull roar. We do proofread, but you should also check these
things. We are bombarded by link requests that look like
third-graders wrote them.
- Write to us with specs on Page Rank. We don't
care about Page Rank. We care about the quality of the site we are
- Ask for a link exchange if your site is a
freeyellow, geocities, or other freebie site. We are a commercial
business, and we trade links with commercial sites.
- Ask us to fill out your form. Ain't gonna
- Send us a description that contains garbage:
"premier site," or best this or that. Keep it factual.
- Expect us to post your link in "exchange" for
a link on a links page. Nobody visits such a page, and you are
essentially getting a one-way link from us. That's hardly fair.
- Write to us with a lecture on the value of
linking. We aren't stupid. We know the value of linking.
- Ask us to link to a page that says,
"Welcome...." or has some other meaningless and amateur text. Ditto
for cheesy music, flash, pop-ups, and other user-hostile annoyances.