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    Question about backlinks and anchor text


    Hello!

    This is my first post here

    I have a question about backlinks and anchor text.

    Say I own domain www.summer.com (which I don't) and I want to rank well for the word "summer".

    When I am bulding my BL's should I try and get links with text "summer" or is just "summer.com" as good?

    Reason why I ask is beacuse I have a good one-word domain and I have a lot of natural backlinks but most of them
    just link to me with "summer.com"...

    Thank you very much!
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    hey,

    I think you you should check Link Popularity section of the forum. There you find more targeted help.

    Cheers..

    Paras
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    Summer would definetely be the best anchor text if that is the word you are targetting but having your keyword in your domain helps and using that as your anchor text will still have a bearing on your ranking.
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    I'd primarily focus on the word that is searched for rather than summer.com.

    Frankly my site fortunately has a url that is kywrd1-keywrd2.com. I get links and anchor text both ways. Rankings started to really improve with focus on the anchor text keyword1-keyword2.

    Break it up a little bit but emphasize summer not summer.com

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    When adding more words or parts of words to anchor text, you are diluting the power of that link for your keywords. Summer would be the best choice in your particular case. Having something like summer breeze would split the power of the link by at least 50%.

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