Which Links Pass the Most Weight in Search Engines?

in SEO Consulting by Jeffrey_Smith 10 Comments

Link weight and link-flow are the most critical on page elements after you (1) map out which keywords you’re targeting (2) mirror the relevance hierarchy through the site architecture through the respective pillars (landing pages) and supporting articles and (3) initiate the citation process via internal linking and off page inbound links. Which Links Pass Read More

SEO Tips for Link Flow Distribution

in SEO Tips by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

What is link flow distribution in a website and why should you care? Link flow is a metric implemented in SEO which assesses the volume of link equity (accumulated PageRank, citation factor and nodes of relevance) a page has and how it passes along that equity via outbound links to other internal or external pages. Read More

Consolidating On Page SEO with Content, Navigation and Links

in How To Reference Material by Jeffrey_Smith 5 Comments

The first and most powerful source for SEO and rankings is your own website. Consolidating Navigation, 301 Redirects, Content and Link Flow A website deploying topical content, tiered site structure (keeping hops to 3 or less for critical pages) as well as using a definitive navigation schema to maximize internal islands of content is a Read More

Search Engine Optimization: Creating Tiered Structures

in Search Engine Optimization by Jeffrey_Smith 17 Comments

Search Engine Optimization is about creating optimal on page structure.  In order to create an effective site architecture , there is a tiered methodology that allows you to designate specific pages and imbue them with all of the appropriate credentials to excel in the SERPs (search engine result pages)  while serving a secondary function (to Read More

Link Building: The Definitive SEO Guide

in Link Building by Jeffrey_Smith 10 Comments

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 Read More

Understanding Link Prominence, Volume, Velocity, Flow and Distribution

in Link Building by Jeffrey_Smith 26 Comments

Link building is a crucial component to SEO. Each link on a page tell search engines a little more about the context and purpose of your website. Given the nature that links exist as a method for an individuals (or search engine spiders) to grasp more information on a topic as a reference. You’ll want Read More