Internal Linking

    • Bad SEO: Never Do This with Your Internal Link Structure

      SEO is all about understanding your website, your branding as well as your audience. Before you can get through all of those steps, you have to understand first what you can do with your website. It is important to note that your SEO is the sum of everything that you are doing, from your blog posts to your link building to your social media outreach.

      SEO Hacker Blogin SEO- 21 readers -
  • How do I determine what my cornerstone articles are?

    … have your website for quite some time already. Still, you have a few articles that do really well in the search engines. How should you decide which articles are your cornerstones? And once you’ve identified your cornerstone content, what should you do to optimize these articles? Here, I’ll help you to determine which articles are your cornerstones…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin How To's- 16 readers -
  • Internal linking for SEO: why and how

    … Your content needs links to be able to rank. Google can only find your posts and pages when they’re linked to from somewhere on the web. In addition to that, internal links connect your content and give Google an idea of the structure of your website. They can establish hierarchy on your site, which enables you to give the most important pages…

    Yoastin SEO How To's- 14 readers -
  • What is cornerstone content?

    …. Here, I’ll explain all about cornerstone content. I’ll tell you what cornerstone content is, why it’s important for SEO, how to write this type of content and how you should link from your posts to your cornerstone articles. Which articles are my cornerstones? Choose your cornerstones carefully. Think of four or five pages you would like someone…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoastin Content- 17 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Too many links in navigation menu?

    …. And our homepage is linked 25,000 times. Is this a problem?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Optimize your site for search & social media and keep it optimized with Yoast SEO Premium » Buy now » Info Navigation links and SEO Well yes and no. If your menu structure, overall, is so big and it’s loaded in the top of your page…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 17 readers -
  • Smart Internal Linking for SEO

    … visitor relevance. Translated: write about stuff that a few good prospective customers care about deeply, and they’ll find you when you nail their question. Rinse, repeat. In a typical scenario, you might publish a new blog post or page. Next you choose to give it an SEO boost by cross linking other pages to it thereby sending your article extra…

    Portent, Incin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Seven ways to avoid content cannibalization

    … within the hierarchy of your pages. If you use the latter, you can launch a simple site audit, which will automatically check your domain for duplicate links and tags, and even provide some suggestions for improvement. 2) Anchor text inconsistency Cause: Overuse of keywords with anchors that refer to the wrong page, which creates spam within your own…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 25 readers -
  • How The Telegraph’s SEO strategy led to a Brexit traffic boost

    … strategy has much to do with The Telegraph’s impressive performance. This strategy put it in a strong position to benefit from extra traffic around such a big news event. It regularly has a prominent feature in Google News results, while it ranks well for key topics thanks to a well-executed strategy which includes effective internal linking…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 31 readers -
  • Why your content and SEO strategy need to be joined up

    …-descriptions can be added retrospectively and, though it’s not a ranking signal, it should help CTR. The internal linking issue intrigued me, as the site had nofollowed 103 internal links, which just seems an odd thing to do. Looking at the site in more detail, it seems that at least some of the nofollowed internal links were to pages such as login pages…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 24 readers -
  • Five things to remember for a smooth, catastrophe-free site migration

    …, use of images, internal linking etc. Leave nothing to chance! Don’t just give it to the nearest Dev Guy. “Barry, are you busy? Can you SEO the new site please?” 2. Consolidate your redirects and mapping Crawling every page of your site is intrinsic to a successful migration. You really need to know where you are before you begin. Create…

    Search Engine Watch- 16 readers -
  • Is an internal linking strategy paying off for Mail Online?

    … Combining hub pages for key topics with well-planned internal linking can be a very effective strategy to secure consistent search rankings for target keywords. It’s become an essential tactic for publishers and others, especially when you are regularlycreating content around a particular topic. The risk of producing a lot of content around…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 22 readers -
  • Nine SEO techniques that take less than 15 minutes

    …. 9. Keep on top of your internal linking Regular and consistent internal linking to the most popular articles on your site is a key way to show search engines that your site has authority and that your content is ‘trusted’. There are many different methods and tools to check which of your pages is the most popular for any search phrase…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 25 readers -
  • EU referendum / brexit betting: who’s winning in organic search?

    …. In fact, it has now exceeded that mark, with more than £43 million in bets matched on the exchange. There’s also plenty of betting on the financial markets too, but we’ll stick to the bookmakers for this article. While the polls predict a close outcome, the bookies are more certain that a brexit vote is unlikely. Odds of 4.1 for a leave vote seem…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 19 readers -
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