Interlinking was a real big headache for us before we came to know about SEO Smart Links. It not only solved our blog post interlinking, but also helped in increasing our overall page views and decreased bounce rate. It is important because Google uses your bounce rate as a metric to determine the quality of your blog content. So we highly recommend this SEO Smart Links plugin to all newbie as well as pro-bloggers.
We can say there are some real great benefits of interlinking, provided you do it right. If we go technically, then interlinking is to help search engine crawl and index all your pages easily, with a clear structure of your site. So ain’t it be great if you get something which makes all your process automatic, without a single effort by your people? The main reason we were searching for a easy solution for our interlinking problem was we wanted to make our content secure from scrappers and time was a big factor for us.
Some real benefits we got by using SEO Smart links plugin, such as
- Interlinking was done from post to post and post to pages, which helped our sales pages got higher visibility.
- It offers your readers something more to read and spend some more time in your website without just reading one post and close the window.
- The number of sites where you can use this plugin is unlimited, i.e. you can use it for your own blog as well as your clients’.
- Statistics and overview report can be seen of which keywords has been linked to which post/pages.
- Post and page slug keywords could be matched for interlinking.
- You can specify the minimum length in characters for keywords.
- You can specify multiple URLs per keywords and it’s been picked one at random.
- You can mention the maximum number of links a post/page can have and it won’t exceed the limit if original links are there. So you don’t have to worry about your previous linkings in posts/pages.
- You can manually add Custom keywords, separated with commas and target urls separated with “|” , that you want to automatically link when they apprear in your posts
- Most importantly the links are no-follow, which helps you to avoid negative seo.
- The best thing about this plugin is its built in caching module which works well with all wordpress cache plugins and improves the performance of larger sites. As our site is a larger one, so we could feel the difference here.
There is an exciting feature of this plugin which gives you the full insight of the plugin’s activity. You are able to see the keywords linked to your posts, their numbers, targeted URLs and the type/name of the posts it has been linked to.
Here is a screenshot of the overall report for our website.
The report shows which targeted keywords with url is linked to which posts. And you can see one keyword is linked in more than one posts.
Below is another screenshot showing the detailed statistics about how many links are there in a blog post after the interlinking is completed.
Overall, SEO Smart Links Plugin helped our website in better navigation as users flew from one page to another seamlessly and SEO, as page rank passed from one page to another effortlessly. It really helped us as our site is larger with almost 10000+ pages and posts.
We are happy that we could solved a major problem of our blogging team and interlink in between our corresponding posts, pages, categories, tags and that too automatically, without a single effort from ours. In two words, SEO Smart Links is Automatic & Time Saving.
We bought the business edition of SEO Smart Links at $299, and we must say SEO Smart Links is a Must buy Plugin and worth investing.