The Importance of Anchor Text in Backlinks

The Importance of Anchor Text in Backlinks

The importance of anchor text with respect to a linking strategy cannot be overstated. Backlinks are a huge part of the search engine algorithm. When initiating a linking campaign, it is vital that external sites link using the appropriate keywords and terms in the anchor text. Types of Anchor Text There are a few different types of anchor text. They are: Branded anchor text (name of the business, such as "Stack Digital.") Naked URL (URL linked to such as "http://www.stackdigital.net") Commercial keyphrases (your main niche keywords such as "seo" or "marketing agency.") Other keyphrases (random text linked to that points at your site such as "click here" or "read this article about backlinks.") Images (alt text) (image linking, not a real "anchor" text but it does dilute

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