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2:33 am on Aug 21, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Is it okay to use the same anchor text on different pages? It has almost the same content but customized per location. Will it hurt my SEO efforts?

Thank you in advance!
3:59 am on Aug 21, 2019 (gmt 0)

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The anchor text should be a clear label or description of the target of the link it is used for. There is nothing wrong with using descriptive text with only slight variations if that is the content visitors will find when clicking the link.
<ul>
<li>
<a href="https://example.com/big-widgets-for-men">Big Widgets for Men</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="https://example.com/big-widgets-for-men">Big Widgets for Men</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="https://example.com/big-widgets-for-women">Big Widgets for Women</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="https://example.com/big-widgets-for-kids">Big Widgets for Children</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="https://example.com/big-widgets-for-cows">Big Widgets for Cows</a>
</li>
</ul>

So long as each example of anchor text describes the content of the page it links to, using the same "Big Widgets for --" should not have any negative effect. Think of how to please the visitor instead of aiming for some right/wrong concept is usually the best way to go.

5:44 am on Aug 21, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Spammy anchor text can lead to problems. Avoid that and no problems.

Heck, if repeated words were an issue then most MENUS would fall foul!

@kurtneossia ...

Welcome to Webmasterworld! Use the search box (top of each page), input "anchor text" and find a bazillion threads dealing with this subject.
7:36 pm on Aug 26, 2019 (gmt 0)

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in different pages it s ok.

but in current page do not use diffrent anchor text for specific page with specific keyword
10:24 am on Sept 26, 2019 (gmt 0)

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If the content is customized according to location, you definitely bring some variations in the anchor text.