Friday, November 25, 2011

What Are Backlinks?

Backlinks display other webpages that link to your posts. Backlinks are very useful and important for your SEO strategy. They're sometimes known as incoming links, inbound links, or even IBLs. What is link building?

CHECK YOUR BACKLINKS HERE AND DOWNLOAD THE FINDINGS

Inbound links were originally important (prior to the emergence of search engines) as a primary means of web navigation; today, their significance lies in search engine optimization (SEO). The number of backlinks is one indication of the popularity or importance of that website or page (for example, this is used by Google to determine the PageRank of a webpage). Outside of SEO, the backlinks of a webpage may be of significant personal, cultural or semantic interest: they indicate who is paying attention to that page. ~ WikiPedia
CONTRARY TO WHAT THE "BLOGGING GURUS" ARE TELLING YOU ::: Do NOT waste your good quality content on Twitter, Facebook, Squidoo or other Social Media Sites … the chances of you generating good quality backlinks from either Twitter or Facebook is virtually zero!
HERE IS AN EXCELLENT TUTORIAL that explains precisely what backlinks are, what the relationship between backlinks and Google PageRank is, and how it together with optimization affects the outcome position of a website on search engine results page (serp).



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