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How Do Backlinks Affect Your Website’s Google Rank?

Posted by Catherine Hatch on Tue, Aug 21, 2018 @ 11:32 AM

Almost every aspect of your website has an effect on its SEO. One of the most important ranking factors to Google is your website’s authority in your industry and its reliability. In order to test these factors, Google surveys other websites and finds out which sites are linking to yours. We’ve broken down all the ways in which backlinks to your site can affect your website’s Google Rank.

 

Number of Linking Domains

The number of domains linking to your site is one of the most important ranking factors in Google’s algorithm. The more domains that link to your site, the more authoritative you appear to Google. Therefore, the more domains that link to your site, the higher your rank will be on Google for your target keywords.

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Topics: SEO Factors, Backlinks and SEO, Outbound Links

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