Follow link

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Follow link

A "follow link" is a type of hyperlink that represents regular links within a website. They are considered by search engines in page ranking. For example, if you have 100 follow links on your site and your competitor has 100 no-follow links on their site on the same websites, in different search engines, your site will have a significant advantage when it comes to ranking on Google, Yahoo, and other search engines during search queries.

In the SEO world, "follow link" and "nofollow link" are two important terms regarding backlinks, which are links from other websites to yours. These backlinks play a crucial role in search engine ranking algorithms, and understanding the difference between "follow" and "nofollow" is essential for any SEO strategy.

Follow Link:

  • A "follow link" is the default type of link, and it signals to search engines that they should follow the link and crawl the linked page. This means that the link juice, essentially the SEO value, of the linking page is passed on to the linked page, potentially improving its ranking in search results.
  • Benefits:
    • Improves search engine ranking potential.
    • Increases website traffic and visibility.
    • Establishes website authority and credibility.
  • Examples:
    • Blog posts linking to relevant sources.
    • News articles citing reliable information.
    • Directories listing relevant businesses.