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External links (from other website) that link to your website.

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How To Get Backlinks From Search Directories or Coupon Websites?

How do I get SEO backlinks from free search directory and coupon websites? When I am doing competitor analysis for my website, my competitors are getting backlinks from these types of websites. As ...
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Will origin country of backlink affect how the page ranks in another country

My website ranks well in the US compared to other countries. Recently, a reputed website hosted and headquartered in the UK linked us from one of their articles. The link was do-follow. Will this link ...
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How to tell search engines that the parent category is more important for ranking?

I am working on an e-commerce website, called Shopless. We have lots of categories, for example the screenshot below show the categories for our job section: The page: shopless.co.nz/jobs is the main ...
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Backlink extortion scam - what to make of it?

I received an email through a clients web form, and - while I have no intention of complying, I am not sure what to make of it. Does anyone have any insights into this kind of spam? I'm curious ...
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SEO Safe way to permanently delete thousands of outdated pages

Our site is a huge one with about half a million pages built over the years. Many pages rank well for competitive keywords and have attracted high-quality link equity over the years. However, looking ...
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Will it be a high quality backlink when we get backlinks from two subdomains of a same domain?

My question is that will I get high quality backlinks if we get baclinks from two subdomains of a same domain. For example if there are two subdomains of a same domain - https://x.example.com and ...
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SEO - very low Domain Authority

I've a website for about 10 years ... we're a team developing websites .... we've been on the first page on google for the keywords we wanted but it has been 40 days that we moved to page 2 on google ...
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What do you do when you find out some one has created hundreds of low quality backlinks to your website?

For the last couple of months, I noticed that the backlinks to a website I manage as reported by https://semrush.com increased by more than 800. When I checked, I found that there were hundreds of new ...
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Is SEO consultant that starts by creating profiles on other sites for backlinks doing legitimate work?

I hired someone to do SEO work on my website. He started by creating free profiles on dozens of sites that have nothing to do with my business. For example, evernote.com, penzu.com, pearltrees.com, ...
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Is using “in partnership with” enough to tell Google about sponsored links in an article?

If you post an article on a website and it says "in partnership with X agency" and that article has a few backlinks to some brands, does Google recognize that this article is 'sponsored' and ...
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Low SEO difficulty but high number of backlinks required? (Ubersuggest)

I have recently started using Ubersuggest, and while doing keyword research, I noticed that certain keywords are set quite a low SEO difficulty (indicating that it is not too difficult to rank ...
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SEO rawtext backlink [duplicate]

If I add an my http address in a text box of another website and as raw text such that it is not a hyperlink, would this count by googlesbot and for SEO purposes as a backlink? I note a question ...
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How do I know if a site linking to me is spam that needs to be disavowed?

Today i see my google webmaster dashboard links and Top linking sites. A site with an address : example.com linked my 50 pages. I tried to use a spam checker website to see if this domain is ...
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Does changing an external link to point to a different page hurt the SEO of the other site?

I am responsible for editing posts on a website and right now am assigned to edit a post which has a backlink to the post of another domain. I was told to fix it, since apparently the wrong post was ...
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Looking for suggestion to add Text based link (not clickable) to other high ranking sites

I am working on a research with Text based SEO. Let me create a scenario so that you'll understand what I am trying to achieve and hopefully be able to share your idea. Say I am looking bring traffic ...
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Would there be any SEO risk if I link to some website with a high domain authority in exchange for traffic?

I have a website with a good domain authority (DA >70) and there's a website coming to me asking me to link to theirs, they have a good DA about 81. Is there any risk for me to link to them? They ...
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If a page has fewer external links, will the linked pages get more SEO benefit?

Does it matter whether a page externally links to 1 or 10 pages, from the POV of the pages linked? Would they somehow receive lesser SEO benefits as in less visibility or link juice (even though I ...
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Subdomain Backlink [closed]

I bought a domain, after building my app I'm using Ahref's to audit my website. I notice that many backlinks are appearing with a good domain authority pointing not to my root domain but to a ...
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How can I use the backlink strategy to make my website get higher?

I have a new website and my competition is so hard among over than 300 websites on only one keyword. My competitors are using backlink strategy through posting their links in blog comments. I heard ...
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Bad backlinks although not yet registered in search engines?

I have a website that is hosted online but not yet registered in the search engines. But my website already has backlinks. Bad backlinks. Backlinks that have zero relation to my website. How can this ...
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Will creating dofollow links in the comments on sites with high domain authority and page authority hurt SEO?

Will backlinks from commenting hurt or help SEO? I've found some sites with high DA, PA: DR 40++, dofollow but high OBL. (Examples redacted by edit)
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Are links from authoritative social media pages more valuable for SEO?

In the context of SEO, is there any evidence that link juice (from backlinks) on social media pages (FB, Twitter, etc) is dependent upon some kind of quality index of the social media page? I.e, does ...
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What are Weiterleitungshinweis Backlinks in the Ubersuggest SEO tool?

Today I was checking my old backlinks and I saw my competitor making backlinks exactly where I have created it, so I tried to check his backlinks using the Ubersuggest tool (by Neil Patel) and I saw ...
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Backlink from subdomain [duplicate]

I wanted to know how the traffic is calculated if I get a backlink from a subdomain page. For example, a website corriere.it has over 20M organic traffic, but roma.corriere.it has 500K
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What's After ranking with low difficulty keyword?

I heard and experience that, new blogs can not rank on high difficulty keyword, in the name of "Untrust", gooogle keeps the new website on hold, which are defined as - Google Dancing or ...
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What happens to backlink authority after 301 redirect removed

I configured 301 redirect to another URL, thus moving all backlink authority to the new URL. The question is if I disable 301 redirect and start serving content from the old location do I gain ...
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Google Disavow Links is not effecting my Moz spam percentage score

I am trying to use the Google Disavow Links tool to get my Moz spam score from 2% to 0%. I have submitted the following .txt file with my Disavow links: # Domains to disavow domain:ec2-23-21-201-178....
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Why my number of backlinks in Search Console have decreased?

We've been noticing for a while that the number of backlinks in Search Console keeps decreasing. We are doing local SEO and we use Yext to push listings on multiple directories (relevant to the ...
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Will App Universal linking improve domain ranking?

I build a mobile app. It'll have "share" button, which will be sharing link like https://example.com/share?some=thing&someother=thing... The https://example.com itself is a one-page ...
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Why are unknown sites to which I don't link listed in Google Search Console's “Top linking sites” report?

I checked my website on Google Console and I found something strange. I checked the links of my website in the console and in the box that shows Top linking sites. There are two link that when I open ...
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Non-canonical backlinks

I'll describe my problem. I have site A1, and the URL 1: https://example1.com/link I also have another site A2, and the URL 2: https://example2.com/link. This webpage has a canonical URL point to the ...
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What's the effect of creating multiple sites in the same host server? [duplicate]

I have two sites with a different domain that both refer to the same server IP! Now I am trying to write articles in the fist site and create related backlinks for the second site and vise-versa. Is ...
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Malicious backlinks from malware sites - what's their purpose?

I have two websites that have created dozens of backlinks to my website. votefrankharris dot com and a similar ddswhite dot com. The first website's backlinking pages redirect to malicious pages/...
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Use new domain with already strong backlinks effectively?

I bought an expired domain, which I found out that it already has backlinks from spiegel.de, t3n.de (german top magazines) and a few more. What would be the wisest way for me to get the maximum SEO ...
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Why Google Search Console is not picking up the bio back-link in my blog?

I have been writing some blogs, in order to create some back-links for my website. One of the website that I used is c-sharpcorner.com I have my profile page: my-profile-page-on-c-sharpcorner And I ...
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External links and effect on SEO: how can we link to relevant posts?

I have a website that wants to link to a 1000+ pages on my website (because they are all pages that extend the information on his website), but we are both afraid that this might have a negative ...
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Google Indexed My website's IP and Showing IP as backlink in Search Console

Google has Indexed my My Website's (Pratiyogita Kosh) IP address. Google has about 100 pages of my IP address, as well as my domain, indexed. Somehow in Google Search Console my IP address is ...
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add the same internal link multiple times in the same article

Is there any SEO negative effect if I used the same internal link multiple times in different contexts in the same article. Ex: you should configure webmaster to be able to crawl and indexing ...
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Should we disavow lost backlinks from banned account in reddit? [duplicate]

My account in reddit banned and I lost more than 2500 (nofollow) backlinks. I had 2500 articles with backlinks to my site in reddit that all articles was in google index; But now, I dont't have access ...
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Lost rankings after redirecting keyword page to home page, can I optimize my home page for that keyword?

I had been ranked for a desirable phrase in the past, but I redirected that page to the homepage. This was a bad mistake. Now my homepage isn't ranking in the search results nearly as well for that ...
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Is a low Domain Authority bad for backlinks?

I know that a rating of "domain authority" is a bit subjective and different engines can have different parameters. But let's say I have a newly created website for my aunt. It is new and has NO ...
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Google Search Console reports back links from a number of non-existing domains pointing to my site

In Google Search Console, there are a high number of links from domains which actually do not exists,pointing to more than one posts on my site. My site is losing organic traffic day by day. Should I ...
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Does a redirected URL used in an anchor count as backlink?

If another website puts an anchor to our app to https://URL1 and this link redirects to our website at https://OURCOMPANY, does Google count this as a back link to our website?
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Tell Google to recrawl external pages whose low quality links to my site have been removed

I had some bad backlinks removed recently from some weird link directories. They are low quality pages and have a cache date which is at least 2 months old. I was wondering if there would be a way to ...
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Ubersuggest continuously finds newly created spammy backlinks to my site

I found some of the spam links in Ubersuggest backlinks report for my website.. The spam backlinks increase daily as measured by this tool. I removed all URLs from Google Search Console as well as ...
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Can I hide my backlink profile from my competitors?

If you are ranking high then competitors try to check your backlinks and just go on creating links from where you have created. Is there any method to hide links from competitors?
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How to check if a page is indexed for getting a backlink from it?

I have been creating backlinks for a website for the last 2 months. However, I am unable to see any improvement in rankings. How can I check before creating a link on any website, whether or not ...
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Do external links help just the SEO of a single page, or all the pages on my site?

A few of my website's articles have gone "viral." In the process, they got backlinks from other sites. Will these external links help with the ranking of all my articles, including the ones that ...
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How can I tell if a redirect is still externally linked?

I renamed some of my pages (for consistency), and put this into my .htaccess file: Redirect permanent /old/name https://mysite/new/name It's been a while now, and I'd like to delete that ...
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Would search engines consider footer links to my other websites to be toxic?

I have a bunch of websites with recipes from around the world. On the footer of each one of them there are links to the others. I was wondering if this technique is good or not for SEO. I own all of ...

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