Cutts: first link doesn't matter THAT much

Fri 29 January 2010 09:00, Editors

In his videos in which he answers questions from users Matt Cutts this time answered a question about the importance of the first link.

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  • I wish he would have mentioned the role anchor text plays on two links that point to the same page, and if it's truly only the anchort text on the first link that counts....

    Vr 29 jan 2010, 09:49

  • I said the same thing on Twitter yesterday David. He has a habit of skipping over the real question/issue.

    Vr 29 jan 2010, 12:15

    • Branko

    Thats not what he said. He said you don't have to bother placing your most important link first in the page, not that the first link is less important...

    Vr 29 jan 2010, 23:41

    • Richard

    The question was a complete different one than Matt is answering. It was about the importance of the first link to a subpage, when there are multiple links doing the same. That's what I wanted to know...

    Wo 4 aug 2010, 15:37


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