Is it Possible to Rank in Google Without Links?

by Pam Sallegue
This is the question that my friend and I have been discussing since last year, which I believe is also the question of many. While it’s true that marketers don’t need to rely on link building alone to rank on Google, external links is still a big ranking factor, even in cases where webpages rank without links pointing at them.Read the full article

Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

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