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Anchor text ratios for inner pages?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seoguy0, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. seoguy0

    seoguy0 Junior Member

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    Hey,

    I'm ranking inner pages, not root domain. I have mysite.com/service-one, mysite.com/service-two, etc.
    I find recommended anchor text ratios are 70% branded, 20% naked, 5% generic, 5% lsi or exact match. What concerns me is that 70% of inner page anchors will be "mysite". I don't see a problem with these ratios for root domain, but seems questionable for inner pages.

    So what should anchor text ratios be for them?
     
  2. Andrewaff

    Andrewaff Newbie

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    Try to use brand name anchor text pointing to home page and 'brand+keywords' anchor text for inner pages. Always use good structure of internal linking using appropriate anchor texts and breadcrumbing navigation putting all imp service pages links there.
     
  3. seoguy0

    seoguy0 Junior Member

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    For inner pages you mean "brand + exact-match"? Or "brand + lsi"? So what should the percentages be?
     
  4. Andrewaff

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    I don't find any issue using "brand + exact-match" for inner pages @ 40%
     
  5. seoguy0

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    Bro, what should the percentages be? I'm talking about generic, naked url, exact match, branded, lsi, etc.
     
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    aidenhera Elite Member

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    i wouldnt do exact match at all (just mix it with lsi) unless you have heavy link juice stocked somewhere
     
  7. Andrewaff

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    I use this ratio for my websites - 40% 'brand + exact-match', 20% naked, 10% generic, 30% lsi or exact match
     
  8. seoguy0

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    @Andrewaff bro, your anchor ratios are crazy imho. I think I will better wait for more responses.
     
  9. seoguy0

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    bump
     
  10. seoguy0

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    bumping again :) This should really be worthy for a lot of seos, not only me
    @Shaunm
     
  11. Shaunm

    Shaunm Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Recently I have only been using naked URLs for my T1 links, not sure if anchor texts are as important as they once were. If you are going out and building automated links or buying links one thing you almost always have control of is the anchor text so I don't see why Google would put much weight into it.
     
  12. davids355

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    I would say for inner pages you want more LSI and related terms. Less branded. Think about your target keyword and try to include everything that relates to it in terms of related phrases and related keywords.
    I think of sub-page anchors a bit like keyword density - if you were trying to make Google understand that page was authoritative for keyword XYZ what keywords would you include in the page? I'd be including every single keyword that Google would be likely to associate with the target phrase, and I will do the same for anchor profile.