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How many links is too many

malex86
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How many links is too many

On one page how many internal links is too many when it comes to SEO?
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wollowra
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Hi Male,
It depends on how big the page is in my opinion.
I would aim for maybe 2 to 3 links with keyword anchor text to other pages for every 400-500 words.

Any more than that and it just starts to look a bit silly in my opinion.
Also the page rank starts to get passed to other pages etc...
You don't want your site looking like a Wikipedia page...lol

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malex86
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Thanks for replying. I was reffering to internal links/links to other pages within my site? Also, does having 30+ links to pages hurt the SEO?
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wollowra
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Hi Male,
Yes I was also referring to internal links.
3 or 4 links per page internally is good, just make sure that the keyword for the other page you are linking to is highly relevant.
But like I said.. I am not a big fan of reading a sites content and having to look at 30+ anchor text links on 1 page.

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I agree with Troy, with one exception. Alot of times I will use more than that on my home page, but that is it. Usually my home page is a brief description of the overall site, and I will link to the top page in each of my Silos, of course that is usually 4-5 so, not too bad with a 500-600 word article.
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