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    anchor text query?


    Hi Everyone,

    Sorry, If I sound silly but I am new to seo.

    I want to know if search engines consider anchor text as keyword as whole or parts of it also.

    e.g. If my anchor text is "eye cream for dark circles" linking to my url.

    will search engines consider it a keyword as a whole or "eye cream" or "dark circles" also.

    thanks
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    Google index words but the more words that hit the request the better the score as a hit. if the whole phrase is the same as the user searches for then you would score well for being displayed.
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    Is the link external or internal?
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    it is external
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    Don't use external link text for keywords and phrases, use click here, more information, read more and let you internal links target your key words and phrases.
    Last edited by Test-ok; Dec 8th, 2017 at 04:13 PM.
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    Hi,

    I don't know if I am clarifying properly. I am a newbie so kindly have patience with me.

    I want to know If I do some guest post and add backlink to my website

    e.g. <a href="http://mysite.com>eye cream for dark circles</a>

    will I get backlink for keyword "eye cream for dark circles" only or I will be backlink for keywords "eye cream" and "dark circles" also?

    thanks
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    Firstly dont do guest posts they are pretty much worthless.
    2nd if you use keywords in backlink to your site then your heading for trouble.

    Relevance and keywords should be done internally on your own site,
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    thanks for the information.

    I also heard directory submissions are irrelevant now.

    what is relevant today. a lot of people says guest posts works, .edu, .gov sites increase ranks, social signal also helps. but what is the truth? is there any article about it?
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    Not sure how many different ways we can say it.
    Read above and you'll answer your question.

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