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3 Downsides to Shortened Links (And How to Combat Them)

Sharing links is a necessity for many bloggers, website owners, and marketers. However, long links can be clunky, unappealing, and in some cases, short on trust. Link shorteners can help, and have plenty of benefits, but they also have their downsides. If not used correctly, they can significantly reduce Click-Through Rates (CTRs) and lead to…

The Anatomy of a Pretty Link (And How to Optimize One Effectively)

There’s no doubt that using shortened, branded links on your website is beneficial. They can increase your brand’s credibility while also enabling you to expand your reach. However, many websites use links ineffectively, and this decreases the benefits they provide. Fortunately, by understanding the anatomy of a link – specifically a pretty link – you…

How to Use Links to Revitalize Old Content

When looking to rank on Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) and attract an audience, up-to-date content is crucial. Unfortunately, many website owners tend to let their older content fall by the wayside, leaving it stale and lacking present-day value. However, your old content – including blog posts, articles, and guides – doesn’t need to be…

How to Use a Deep Linking Strategy Effectively

Links are an excellent tool – both on your site and off – that enable you to promote your content and reach your audience. However, there’s so much more to linking than just providing your visitors with a URL. Given this, you may not be using links as effectively as you could be. ‘Deep linking’…

3 Automated Redirects for Improving Your Site’s Effectiveness

Link redirects are useful, but are an often overlooked tool for site management. Manually implementing them can also be a time sink, but automating them can help solve the issue and also offer some user-focused benefits into the bargain. Automated redirects enable you to send users to a targeted web page based on their location,…