In episode 326 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if it is wise to point tier 2 links from MGYB or other sources to Bit.ly linking back to the money site.
The exact question was:
Hey sm crew! when it comes to pushing power behind links is it a wise idea to point Tier2 links from mgyb or other sources to bit.ly linking back to the money site? or is it better to direct somewhere else?