A rising tide lifts all ships — and it’s similar story with increased site authority. What factors are affected as you improve PageRank or Domain Authority, and how? In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Cyrus details seven SEO processes that are made easier by a strong investment in link building and growing your authority.
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Howdy, Moz fans. Welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. I’m Cyrus Shepard. Quick Whiteboard this week. I want to talk about links.
We know in SEO we love links. Everybody wants links. But why? What do links do for you? They do a surprising amount for you that we sometimes don’t realize. So the title of today’s Whiteboard, “7 SEO Processes That Get Easier with Increased PageRank and Domain Authority.” So why did we choose PageRank and Domain Authority?
Well, these are both algorithms that measure link power, both the number of links and the quantity of links. PageRank being Google’s algorithm to rank web pages based on popularity and importance. Domain Authority, which Google doesn’t use, just to be clear, Domain Authority being a Moz algorithm that measures both link quantity and quality.
For our purposes, we can basically use them in the same conversation. We’re talking about the power of your links.
1. Ranking ability
The first thing that everybody knows about is links help you rank. They help you rank in many, many…