If you are fresh and new to working online or blogging but keep hearing the words incoming and outgoing links you are probably wondering, what is it? First of all let’s all look at what each one is and does?
Incoming links are links from websites that have links pointing to your website. They not only help get more traffic by the referring from there site but they also help with search engine ranking. The more popular your website and more websites have a link to you website the better position in general in the major search engines.
Outgoing links are links you refer to on your website or blog. They create traffic for other web owners and help them out as well.. If you have too many outgoing links it can lower your ranking.
More Incoming and Less Outgoing
What you basically want is to have more incoming and less outgoing links. This ensures a safe medium balance between the two aspects of your website or blog. For all outgoing links make sure they are good websites and don’t link to bad neighbourhoods as this can destroy your website ranking and traffic level. How do i get more incoming links you might ask?
There a few ways to do this –
- Write good content and other bloggers will link to you naturally
- Comment on many other blogs, make a day of the week for commenting
- Link Partners, careful not to link to bad neighbourhoods
The search engines see Incoming links to you like a popularity vote so the more the merrier…good luck…!