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How many are too many for one page?
GWJ




msg:425777
 12:24 pm on Sep 11, 2001 (gmt 0)

Hello,

I have just revamped my main site. I am revisting how I am structuring my link pages. On one page how many links is too many in the SEs eyes?

Thanks,

Brian

 

agerhart




msg:425778
 12:52 pm on Sep 11, 2001 (gmt 0)

GWJ,

I think that it is relative to the amount of text you have on the page. As long as you use a description with the link, I think that you should be okay.....and make sure that the links are on-topic

rogerd




msg:425779
 2:39 pm on Sep 11, 2001 (gmt 0)

The old rule of thumb for hallway pages was 50, but this didn't have much basis in research that I'm aware of. The main concern was that spiders might not follow all of the links.

I've had well-ranked pages with over a hundred outbound links (a good mix of text and links).

GWJ




msg:425780
 5:22 pm on Sep 11, 2001 (gmt 0)

Thanks. Yes I am giving each link a two-three sentence description. Heavy use of keywords behind the scenes also. Also all links are hand picked and very on topic/theme.

Thanks again,

Brian

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