A “Contextual Link” is a #textlink within a paragraph in which a related idea or context is found. Contextual link building is an SEO strategy that builds links within relevant content on other websites where your target audience spends their time online.
groups.google.com/g/buy-contextu… For example, let’s say that you have an article all about social media marketing trends. You find another article that mentions trends in digital marketing, and it has a paragraph or section all about social media marketing trends
github.com/wendykustanto/… That section on that article would be a perfect contextual link to your article. Contextual linking is an excellent method for building backlinks from high-quality sites while also generating exposure for your business.
k12.instructure.com/eportfolios/12… They increase brand awareness and trustworthiness among potential customers unaware of your brand or services. If done right, visitors to those sites will remember you when they make future purchase decisions.
flickr.com/photos/1942060… In most cases, contextual links are “editorial links”, i.e., those embedded as external links in another website’s content. These are great because you’re targeting relevant people and passing link juice to your website.
xing.com/events/the-pro… Best practices for contextual link building:
Choose relevant websites
Build relationships with relevant websites and get them to link back to you.

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Having a strong following base on different social platforms can help get more eyeballs to your content. The multiplier effect of #socialsharing is very capable of introducing your content to new readers, who might use your content as a reference in their future works.
soundcloud.com/user-341417127… How to build a strong following base on social networks:
Continuously produce great and shareable content.
Make it easy for your readers to share and follow you on social networks (use social buttons as a call-to-action on your posts)
anchor.fm/42networks Build or join conversations on social networks where your target audience is.
Share others’ content and let them know about it, particularly individuals who have substantial followers in your niche.
Thank the people sharing your content.
Build alliances.
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28 Oct
Being consistent in regularly #publishing new content on a blog is hard, especially if you have many other things to do. In my case, I try to publish a new post every week.
42-networks.blogspot.com/2021/10/how-to… always make sure that every post that I launch will be useful to my current and future readers, and that’s why I mostly focus on creating evergreen content.
signup.com/Group/12569960… This also allowed me to grow and have a continual increase in readership on my blog, wherein new readers could be future linkers So if a single content can acquire natural links from at least 10 unique linking domains (on an average) on its entire lifetime
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Acquiring links is a vital process in #onlinemarketing, as the practice benefits a site in so many ways, such as in building online brand presence, driving targeted traffic/leads and in getting better search ranking positions.
42networks.onlc.be Link building is a byproduct of the collective efforts and initiatives that a brand/business implements to promote and make itself more known to its target audience/customers.
upto.com/e/jVfWO Contextual link building requires hard work. It’s all about earning the links, not just building them. Because if your product or service is really good, people will certainly talk about you and definitely share it with other people
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28 Oct
Including contextual links on your #webpage is crucial to SEO. The best websites thrive by fully optimizing contextual links so that they can make the most of their SEO strategy. To optimize each link, the anchor text should be composed of mainly prime keywords.
blogfreely.net/42networks/ai-… These prime keywords help search engines determine the relevancy of the text when performing search queries. Higher website relevance will lead to higher search rankings and results.
metooo.io/e/link-buildin… It is also beneficial to use longer descriptive phrases for your contextual links. By using these "Long-Tail" keywords, search engines evaluate your contextual links as more natural.
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27 Oct
A #ContextualLink is a piece of clickable text (usually a keyword) located in the body of a paragraph that contains similar ideas or context. These links can be natural or artificial.
gitter.im/Contextual-Bac… If they are natural, it means they link to another website voluntarily. If they are artificial, it means they have been manually posted.
contextualbacklink.bigcartel.com/product/to-sta… An example of an artificial link is when one of your guests post a link back to your website/blog. When used properly, contextual links can help boost your SEO scores leading to higher popularity and credibility among search engines
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Write #guestposts for authoritative sources to get quality contextual backlinks to your site. Make sure to vet websites before you write a guest post for them. When possible, mention your company in the article.
tablo.com/wendy-kustanto… Writers should make a list of sites where they want to be featured. Once you have a list of your dream websites, start reaching out to them to see if you can get a guest post.
localendar.com/event?DAM=Publ… Reach out to sites in your niche or complementary niches so you can contextualize the article easily. Be sure to include a sentence or two about why you are reaching out and share your article idea so they know what to expect.
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