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    Anchor text


    Hi guys i wanted to know that what is the anchor text in backlinks can you illustrate a small example,

    like when im leaving a link in some forum do we have to use anchor text or just simply leave our normal URL? im confused

    where should we use it?
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    You shouldn't use it at all, same thing goes When you don't understand how an engine works don't work on cars.
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    Originally Posted by Test-ok
    You shouldn't use it at all, same thing goes When you don't understand how an engine works don't work on cars.
    You mean in the initial stages i should refrain from such things?
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    Until you know what you're doing..YES
    It's not as easy as you might think and without that knowledge you can destroy a site.
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    in my learning i think its good to have anchor text as a simple url does not looks that good while reading any thing also the desired thing is highlighted so i suggest to use it.
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    Originally Posted by Anaskarim
    in my learning i think its good to have anchor text as a simple url does not looks that good while reading any thing also the desired thing is highlighted so i suggest to use it.
    Thanks alot!
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    Search engines use the anchor texts linking to a page as an indicator of the page's topic; i.e which keywords it should rank for.
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    Search engines use a link for a vote, anchor text like keywords can put you in the manipulating the se.
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    It's striking to me that people who do SEO think they should use keywords in anchors in external links. It's as if you know absolutely nothing at all, not even the basics of SEO 101. I'm not complaining though—please continue ruining domains, I'll pick them up for a paid search engagement
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    Firstly don't build forum links

    Secondly, it's great that you're asking questions a lot on here, you'll sure learn a lot by doing so - but it always seems to be about links. Building links is near dead, if not dead.

    If you're new to SEO - there's much to learn about on-page SEO. Two years in and I still learn small details which could maybe give me the edge on a daily basis. There's always something to learn in SEO - as nobody, not even the veterans in the business know everything. I'd stop thinking about links, unless they're no-follow and give you traffic and learn as much as you can with on-page and technical SEO.
    Last edited by matt1966; Feb 9th, 2018 at 04:07 AM.

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