After reading a few people comment positively about LinkMetro.com, I decided to give it a go.
I added three sites, the three most likely to have link partners in such a directory, and got immediate responses for each.
Unfortunately, the responses were from online pharmacy sites which aren’t exactly related, and definitely are not the types of sites I’m interested in exchanging links with.
I checked back earlier this evening after I got a new email from Linkmetro saying a different site had requested a link, only to find that the site name and web address were completely blank. So was the space where I was supposed to be able to accept or reject the offer.
When I checked back again a few minutes ago, I did find the problem mostly fixed, and the site was marginally related, but the link to add or reject was still not working, so I will check again tomorrow.
While I was there, I added the site I just finished this afternoon to my list…. it seemed to work fine up until the site tried to calculate the pagerank (which, I am sure, is 0 since the site was just added to my DNS ten minutes ago). It decided my new site had a pagerank of 209 out of 10.
Well, needless to say the grapic for a pagerank of 209 didn’t exist, so there’s a big ugly missing image block beside my listing.
I have a feeling Linkmetro is not quite ready for the big time.
Still in need of a good link exchange program? The most reliable I’ve found so far is Site Sell’s Value Exchange.