If you know the right way to optimize your blog with backlinks, it’ll will improve as backlinks help in ranking on search engine and this post is ready to guide you through till you have the adequate knowledge of it.
You would have one time or the other, heard about backlinks and it’s importance but you might be confused on how to go about it. Do not be terrified. This write up will get you informed.
Google and other major search engines consider backlinks “votes” for a specific page. Pages with a high number of backlinks tend to have high organic search engine rankings.
What Are Backlinks?
Backlinks are referrals, as I do call it. It’s the link you get from other website to a page on your website/blog.
It is also called Incoming links or inbound links and this is an effect of Search Engine Optimization – Off-Page SEO.
Off-page SEO are what you do, what you put into practice to optimize your blog, content outside your blog editor, so as to rank on SERP (Search Engine Result Page).
Types Of Backlinks
Generally, there are two types of backlinks which are: nofollow and dofollow backlink
These are links with no value and has no effect on your your blog improvement. They literally pass no value from one website to another.
When it comes to this, it gives your website the quality it needs, the criteria it needs to be considered by search engine so as to rank.
Mind you, there are dofollow links that can be dangerous to your blog as they are from suspicious sites. This may cause Google to penalize your website.
It is not about the quantity but quality that makes the difference
How To Generate Backlinks
You can generate backlinks via social media. All you need to do is to get a group for yourself or join one that go along with your niche and post your link there.
Also, there are websites, where you can check for questions and if you have the answers, just post the link to the answer and if one clicks on it, you’ve generated a link from that website and if it’s a site of high Domain Authority, it’ll help your site rank faster.