Using links in Content!

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Apologies if I have posted in wrong section.

Can any one help me please?

I am wanting to use links in my content to other sites and wanting to know if I need the website owners permission first.

Example, if I see some great content that I want my readers to see is it possible for me to include a link to this in my content.

Any Help is appreciated.

Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author JRJWrites
    OF COURSE!

    Bloggers WANT you to link to their content.

    And you certainly don't need their approval.

    Just be careful not to link out too much (the big G isn't all too happy about that).
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  • Profile picture of the author Stefan Shields
    I agree with what everybody else said previously.

    Linking to somebody else's content is something that will probably benefit everybody. Other content creators will love it if you send a link to something they did, they may even return the favor somewhere down the road.
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  • Profile picture of the author Janice Stacy
    It will never create any problem for you. In fact those blog owners will be very happy seeing their link at your site.
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  • Profile picture of the author theprofitjam
    I think you are new to the internet marketing world and little bit afraid of the things but thats okay.
    Your question is fine to ask and I am glad that you asked because you learn when you ask.
    The answer to your question is a big YES.

    But still some tips to be aware:
    1. Be sure of what you are linking otherwise your readers will not like it.
    2. Check 100% when you are linking someone's website with a negative content or negative intent though it is true.
    3. Link as and when needed and not on all the words otherwise your readers will get confused on what to read and what not to.
    4. Link your own pages and posts also which will add quality to your website too.
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  • Profile picture of the author zimzalabim
    Contact the other site owner to tell them you like what you read, are going to share with your readers and would they like to reciprocate - turn it in to a potential source of extra traffic for you and make a connection.
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    • Profile picture of the author myob
      Originally Posted by Mark Richardson View Post

      I am wanting to use links in my content to other sites and wanting to know if I need the website owners permission first.

      Example, if I see some great content that I want my readers to see is it possible for me to include a link to this in my content.
      The "great content" that your readers see should be on your site.

      Rather than have direct links to off-site references in your content, consider using linked notations to a separate webpage containing all of your citation sources along with additional resources. Include a brief description or summary of each linked reference/citation. It not only can enhance readers' experience, but will most likely also retain their attention longer on your own website/blog.

      BTW, this technique works extremely well for syndicating articles. For use in syndicating your articles to other websites/blogs, the concept is really not much different from writing term papers in high school. For example, when researching an article, keep a concurrent bibliography [1]. Use numbered reference citations [2][3][4] from this bibliography listed on your website (preferably from authoritative sources) to define, clarify and/or add credibility to your article/content.

      A helpful book covering this topic in detail is "Elements of Style" by William Strunk (available from AmazonAmazon ).
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