Backlinks and keyword ranking

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Hi, can anyone help me understand the direct relationship between keyword ranking and backlinking?

Specifically, how does backlinks determines which keyword is ranked?
#backlinks #keyword #ranking
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  • There is on page search engine optimization, where you will stuff your content with keywords, and the relevant LSI keywords. Insert the keywords you wish to rank for in the title, sub headings, and in the meta tags of your webpage.

    Off page search engine optimization is where you will promote your search engine optimized webpages on other websites related to your niche. Forum posting, blog commenting and guest posting are examples of methods used for getting backlinks to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author ezekielfaust
    Guess I should have been more specific. How does one use backlinks to rank a specific website for a specific keyword?
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    • Originally Posted by ezekielfaust View Post

      Guess I should have been more specific.
      You definitely should be more specific when asking questions.
      Originally Posted by ezekielfaust View Post

      How does one use backlinks to rank a specific website for a specific keyword?
      It all depends on which keyword you are aiming to rank for. If it's a highly competitive short tailed keyword like 'weight loss', 'make money', or 'make money online', then it may be best to pay for an SEO service, and pay a SEO company or a virtual assistant to do the backlinking for you.

      In terms of how to use backlinks to rank for a specific keyword, is to get quality backlinks to you search engine optimised website page.

      How you will do it, is by posting search engine optimised content, on high page ranked websites, and forums related to your niche, and by posting on .gov and .edu websites.

      The quality backlinks you will get from those websites will let the search engines know that your website is related to the keyword you wish to rank for.

      I hope this answers your specific question.
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      • Profile picture of the author Riki kurniawan
        How you will do it, is by posting search engine optimised content, on high page ranked websites, and forums related to your niche, and by posting on .gov and .edu websites.
        then what if the backlinks obtained are not related to the niche, is it still possible to rank keywords ?
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        • Originally Posted by Riki kurniawan View Post

          then what if the backlinks obtained are not related to the niche,
          Why would you want links to your search engine optimized page, if it's not related to your niche?

          Originally Posted by Riki kurniawan View Post

          is it still possible to rank keywords ?
          The targeted traffic to your search engine optimised webpage, generated from those high authority websites, is what helps the search engines know that your page has content related to your keywords you desire to rank for.
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          • Profile picture of the author Riki kurniawan
            Why would you want links to your search engine optimized page, if it's not related to your niche?
            because I don't know why many websites get backlinks that are not related to niches
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    • Profile picture of the author filiks
      Originally Posted by ezekielfaust View Post

      Guess I should have been more specific. How does one use backlinks to rank a specific website for a specific keyword?
      Before you go about looking for backlinks to your site listen to this:
      Not all backlinks are good for your site. some backlinks can actually hurt your rankings rather than improve on them. If you want to rank your website faster, you need to look for relevant niche backlinks that has weight or high DA's and PA's.
      for instance if you are in weight loss niche, its necessary to focus your backlinks on health related website rather than on tech or finance sites. Also remember that quality backlinks beat quantity anytime!
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  • Backlinks are the hyperlinks or the external links that you get from other websites pointing to your website.

    Keyword ranking is something that is related to Google SERPS where your keywords gets a position in Google or other search engines.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    If you receive a number of high quality backlinks to a blog post for which you indicated a specific keyword, and if the blogs linking to you rank well for that keyword, you can rank well for that keyword too.
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    • Profile picture of the author ezekielfaust
      Thank you! How do you indicate the blog post/landing page for a specific keyword?
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      • Profile picture of the author Rank Watch
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        For this you can begin by performing Keyword research to figure out what exact keywords do you want to rank for. Basically, determining what keywords will bring the maximum amount of traffic to your page. After you're done with this, centre your focus on implementing the above selected keywords in your blog post's content. Followed by on-page basics like:
        1. Incorporating the keyword in the Title
        2. Incorporating the keyword throughout the blog in an organic manner.
        3. using your keywords in your anchor links
        4. tagging the images by using the keyword in their Alt Tags
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      • Profile picture of the author robertmeyer
        Think simple mate! What's your topic to write the blog post? What words will be used to find out your blog post? Did you get the main words? Then use a free keyword research tool, enter that main word to get more ideas, you will get a list of keyword ideas that people really using for searching that kind of blog posts that you have already added to your website. Then you may choose the high volume one and optimize your blog post according to that keyword. As rankwatch already pointed how you can optimize it further.

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        Robert M.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rank Watch
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    The anchor keyword that are used in a Backlink hold an important weight.
    Backlinks will definitely help you get your website ranked for a particular keyword.
    For that, you need to get good quality backlinks to your page. You can do that by posting high-quality SEO-optimzed content on websites that have a High Authority and are also ranking higher. This will help you in getting the needed Link Juice which, in turn will help you. Also try posting on website that are directly and specifically related to your niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author slaconsultants
    Backlinks is Off Pages work area such as any where you are listing then used title - add keywords --> after building links show as a Anchor tag your title .
    Keywords is Setting at on Page Like title, Meta tag, web-pages Content, URL structure in add you keywords ..
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  • Profile picture of the author sunil009
    Backlinks generation is a process to get keywords ranking on serp. Backlinks are links refer to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author affmarketer101
    Previously, it mainly depended on the anchor text. But nowadays, Google uses RankBrain and it's naturally use and understand the content itself.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rob Hunsons
    To build backlinks using keywords is very important.
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  • Profile picture of the author Latamgrinder
    thats a good question with really great insights here, thanks guys.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vijay Lathya
    Backlink is the top google raking factor.
    High DA and PA backlinks with targeting Anchor Text helps your to Improve your rank in SERPs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sophia jan
    Backlinks are links that are directed towards your website. ... Backlinks are important for SEO because some search engines, especially Google, will give more credit to websites that have a good number of quality backlinks, and consider those websites more relevant than others in their results pages for a search query.
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  • Profile picture of the author attaulshakoor
    Unamo SEO is a great tool that provides accurate daily keyword rankings for your website.

    It also provides users with:

    Daily Keyword Rankings for Mobile and/or Desktop
    Competitor Tracking and Rankings
    A Complete Backlink profile
    On-page Optimization Audit
    Simple and Advanced keyword, backlinks, or traffic reports
    Google Analytics Integration
    Search Volume
    Trends
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  • Profile picture of the author unisecureus
    Do off-page with relevant Keywords, definitely, I will help to increase your keyword ranking and Website traffic.
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  • Yes number of backlink defines ranking of any keywords. And the quality of backlink also matter for sure. So don't just get the backlink also make sure to find quality with high DA & PA to reach on higher in google.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sophia jan
    the Ways to Earn or Build Backlinks to Your Website!

    The broken-link building method
    Backlinks through infographics
    The advantage of guest articles
    Spy on your competitors
    Build internal links
    Promote your content
    Write testimonials
    Contact journalists and important bloggers

    Assess your current search ranking!

    Use SERPs.com to check your site's keyword rank
    Check your site speed
    Check your site's health
    Organic traffic
    Organic traffic conversions
    Keyword ranking for commercial keywords
    Set up an SEO dashboard to track these metrics
    Tips to make your site mobile-friendly
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert Suttons
    Backlinks don't determine which keywords are ranked, the on page does. For example, if you have your keyword in your Google title, URL and within the text, there's going to be a good chance of your ranking for that keyword.
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