How Do You Silo Internal Links?

By April

In Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts episode 248, one viewer asked how to silo internal links.

The exact question was:

Love your show guys and super appreciative you do this every week. My question(s)… When it comes to internal linking silos, do you recommend two-way linking up and down the tiers of the silo (ex. Tier 1 pages link UP to the main page and the main page also links back DOWN to the Tier 1 pages, etc.) OR do you recommend only linking UP the silo? Also, if you have multiple silos, do you recommend keeping the internal linking SEPARATE between silos. Thanks!

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Should You Do Internal Linking On Your PBNs?

By April

In episode 175 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if one should do internal linking on PBNs.

The exact question was:

Should you do internal linking on your pbns? I really am not a fan of using trustlinks (I feel like they don´t really look authentic, since you can still spot a moneysite either way). So I wanted to ask if it´s better to just do internal linking within a post of a pbn. Of course google would still spot the moneysite, but the article now is at least completely rounded up. One more advantage would be that you just don´t lose your linkjuice to some random authority websites.

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Do You Recommend A Silo Menu In The Sidebar Or Just To Use Internal Linking In The Pages Up/Down The Silo?

By April

In episode 171 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked whether the team recommends a silo menu in the sidebar or just to use internal linking in the pages up/down the silo.

The exact question was:

Being greedy here, second question. In a silo structure do you recommend a silo menu in the sidebar or just to use internal linking in the pages up/down the silo?
Do you recommend just one link in the silo page to the next silo page or would a link to the silo head also be advisable?
What do you advise reference inclusion or not in the site map for silo pages?
Thanks again guys, your help much appreciated as always.

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Should You Stick To One Internal Link Per Curated Post?

By April

In episode 169 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if one should stick to using one internal link per curated post.

The exact question was:

When it comes to internal link building within curated posts, should I stick to only one internal link per post? There are times the content just begs for additional links to another page. Is this causing issues if I have 2-3 internal links?

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Do You Have Any Specific Strategy/Precaution When Linking Internally On Blogs With Branded Syndication Rings?

By April

In episode 132 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked for strategies for internal linking on blogs with branded syndication rings.

The exact question was:

Any specific strategy or precaution when linking internally on blogs with branded syndication rings?

– the ones syndicated to blogs already have a link back to the post and to the home; (OK)

– the other plataforms links back just to the post; (OK)

– if I add any other link (maybe 1-2 internal links on post) they will also generate MORE backlinks from the blog plataforms. (PROBLEM?)

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