Link Metrics for SEO: Why Quality is Better Than Quantity
When building links you can think or qualitative or quantitative metrics to measure impact. The purpose of this post is to (a) identify the various types of links (b) calculate their impact on search engine rankings and (c) provide an overview of the link metrics to create a protocol for SEO best practices.
Link Building Tips: The Definitive SEO Guide to Link Metrics
Which types of links are effective for SEO and why? Link building and search engine optimization work in tandem to produce viable shifts in search engines for specific keywords and corresponding landing pages.
Within the framework of link building, there are link metrics which impact the outcome of rankings aside from the number, frequency or volume of links built.
- Domain Trust
- Theme Relevance
- Page Strength
- Link Flow /Prominence
Link Metrics: Domain Trust, Theme Relevance, Frequency, Volume, Page Strength, Link Flow, Prominence
Domain Trust – Acquired as a result of sending strong signals of citation a site linked to from authoritative sources or earmarked by search engines as a reference will surely attract domain trust.
Once acquired, consider it the magic ingredient to acquiring immediate results in the search engine result pages. It expedites the review process (through preferential regard from spiders) as well as catapults your content into the real time search spotlight allowing your content to rise to the top with little effort.
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