Adnan123
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Does link building still matter in SEO?

Hi, with Google's algorithm advancing so much (especially with the advancement in AI) - do backlinks still matter? And if so, how significant are they?

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Links are still extremely important. Google, without doubt, still uses its PageRank formula.

The issue is, they're harder than ever to create because everybody (including people who have little knowledge in SEO) know your motivation is to find and create links.

My rule of thumb is to only find links for traffic. Whether it be nofollow or dofollow, I'm happy regardless because the link might bring traffic (and conversions). Avoid websites with no genuine traffic like the plague, regardless of their "DA".

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Yes, link building still matters a lot. But you will have to make good quality links. Spammy links will harm your website or lower your ranking. If you want to learn more about link building, then I would suggest read Brian Dean blogs.

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yes. sure. like social book marking, forum posting, directory submission, article posting these are some of the methods to get quality back links.

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Link building Google is an important topic. You need to create the links that are important for link building.

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Link building is an important issue in SEO. Google sees this as very important. It makes a lot of progress on your site.

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Yes, link building is still very important which helps your website to get ranking.

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yes, Backlinks still plays a crucial role in SEO...Dofollow back links are always important to page rank in SERPs. some times no follow backlink from higher DA sites also important.

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Link building is how we create connections between website pages. When you create links from one page to another, you help search engines understand how the pages are related and in what ways.

There are two types of links – internal and external – that can help your pages rank better in search engine results pages (SERPs)

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In order to understand the importance of link building, it's important to first understand the basics of how a link is created, how the search engines see links, and what they can interpret from them.

  • Start of link tag: Called an anchor tag (hence the "a"), this opens the link tag and tells search engines that a link to something else is about to follow.
  • Link referral location: The "href" stands for "hyperlink referral," and the text inside the quotation marks indicates the URL to which the link is pointing. This doesn't always have to be a web page; it could be the address of an image or a file to download. Occasionally, you'll see something other than a URL, beginning with a # sign. These are local links, which take you to a different section of the page you're already on.
  • Visible/anchor text of link: This is the little bit of text that users see on the page, and on which they need to click if they want to open the link. The text is usually formatted in some way to make it stand out from the text that surrounds it, often with blue color and/or underlining, signaling to users that it is a clickable link.
  • Closure of link tag: This signals the end of the link tag to the search engines.
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truly, Backlinks still assumes a pivotal job in SEO...Dofollow back connections are constantly imperative to page rank in SERPs. a few times no follow backlink from higher DA locales likewise significant.

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Hey Adnan,

Yes, link building still matters a lot for a website ranking. But only authority backlinks works. 

First, and foremost, link building is critical to SEO success because Google says so links are the number one search ranking factor alongside content.

Without links, search engines can’t analyze the importance of your pages. There are no signals from external pages nor from internal ones. They simply have little data to go on, and that gives your pages less information on which to determine rankings.

For SEO & Backlink Services, you can hire me on fiverr.

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By now, I think external and internal link building still matters for SEO, however some people don't know how to build a link for a website and how that works too. Check this link to know some about linking building techniques. According to me, there is a lots to know about link building.

https://www.pitnit.com/article/details/?article=Link-building-in-seo---%22-7-Small-Techniques-To-Create-Backlinks-For-Your-Website-Seo-Ranking%22-78897

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They are still important. We need to focus on quality backlinks, rather than their quantity. AI will gradually be introduced into all areas of life. Now when content plays a huge role, they begin to develop services for writing content using AI.
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