Why You Want 'Backlinks' to Your Website
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When another website links back to your site, search engines consider that "backlink" as a vote in favor of the content on your site. The more backlinks your website has from well-known and reputable sites, the higher it can rank in search results. Here, Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan offers tips for getting more backlinks and improving your site's SEO.
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