The main point in the article is about outreaching your possibilities. The author gives us two strategies which will help us to understand if external Linking is worth the pain or Not. An excellent example is mentioned showing a cor-relation between external links and higher rankings. Most of the successful SEO’s have already started practising the strategy. There is no doubt that external links are definitely and opportunity for outreach. A topic of debate would be whether linking to the competitors be a healthy gesture for the business. So Go ahead,view the article and leave your comments.
External linking doesn’t sound like it’s that difficult of a situation but for many SEOs there’s an ongoing debate about how you should do external linking on your website. This week Cyrus, our web strategist, goes over two very different methods of handling external linking on your website. While there are benefits and problems with each strategy, we want to know what method you use and why! Feel free to leave you comments below and discuss what method you use.
Strategy one, let’s pretend you have a site about red boots, and there is this great resource about amazing red boots. You have to decide if you should link to it or not on your page. Some of the arguments for not linking to it . . . oh, there we go. That’s a good marker. Whiteboard Friday fail there. So, you might want to just keep your link juice internal instead of linking to that page. Keep everything within your own site so that you are not passing any value to this page because you really want to rank high for red boots. You also don’t want visitors to leave your site. You went to a lot of work to get that visitor buying those red boots on your site. Why would you want to send them someplace else? Kind of makes sense. You also don’t want to help your competition. If you link to them, you could elevate them in the rankings for these amazing red boots, and then people are never going to find you. By the same token, it might hurt your rankings. If you are linking out to all these other great sources, you might be telling Google, hey, these are better resources than my page about red boots. So you might fall down in the SERPs.
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