Saturday, August 11, 2012

SEO Tips on Internal Link Building

Linking to your internal pages increases a site ranking and it is a way of boosting SEO process.  In most cases, search engine spiders do not crawl deep inside your pages and by linking to your older blog posts, you are basically giving a new life to those posts so that search engines will not forget them.

To have an effective internal link building strategy, here is a few tips on SEO best practice on internal linking that you could follow;

  • Use related anchor hyperlink text when linking within your posts.

  • Use a keyword in your anchor text (hyperlinks) whenever possible.

  • Use 3 text hyperlinks as the maximum no of links whenever possible or atleast ensure that every page links to another post.

  • Have related posts and popular posts links on your homepage.

  • Have all external links and side bar links open to a new window.

  • Avoiding linking non related pages to your homepage. This includes pages that do not have any keywords in them and are not part of what your readers are looking for in search engine. This help in preserving the page ranking for your home page.

  • Build links only on pages that are related with each other by a keyword.

  • Use rel="nofollow"  attribute to all internal and external links that you do not want to be crawled by spiders. 

By using these SEO tips on internal linking, you are offering additional valuable information to your audience by linking to all your related pages with right keywords within your posts. This will have great benefit for your bog and will increase your site visibility in search engine.

Showing related contents through internal link building gives your audience an easy way to navigate through your site pages, that may be of interest to them. This is a great way to boost your page views and at the same time, you are engaging your readers.

3 comments:

  1. Hi,

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  2. Hi,

    Your blog is really good. It's really a nice post. Thanks for this nice post kee posting continuously.

    Techvedic

    Techvedic

    Techvedic

    thanks

    ReplyDelete