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February 2020 InLinks Roundup

Newsletters suck, but keeping on top of developments doesn’t. So at InLinks we are going for Brevity. Here are February’s main talking points. Take your pick: Now you can manage and change the links created by InLinks. Amend your Competitors for any search term you optimize for. Why using a keyword on the page is not the same as using a topic. Our Internal Linking Guide Upgrade Special Offer for New Users Upgrading to just

Change your Competitor List

When trying to write better content than anyone else, our content optimization tool uses the top search results to build a content brief. At times, though, you know better than the search engines as to what is the BEST content out there, so we have given you the chance to change the competitor cohort list for any given keyphrase: Knowledge Graphs and Training Sets When inLinks creates a content brief for your writers, it first

How to Add, Removes or Disable the Internal Links

If you need to modify the way in which inLinks builds internal links, you can: Delete links easily from the links screen Add Internal links manually Change the default behaviour completely (advanced use) Here is a short video to demonstrate the ways in which you can modify links.

Change Competitors on Content Analysis Tool

When you create content briefs to write the perfect content for search, inLinks analyses the top 10 URLs that rank for that phrase in your market. Now we have given paid accounts the ability to change URLs in that competitor set. This might be useful if: The competitor page is uncrawlable There is a better competitor that Google has not recognized The key phrase is new and not yet an established search term.

Manually Manage Internal Linking

Managing Internal Links is a real challenge for SEOs and although inLinks has automated much of this process, sometimes you need to be a little more precise and perhaps would like to create your own. The inLinks system now supports the ability to curate and create internal links directly from your inlinks.net dashboard, so now you will never again need to go back to your web team to ask them to add or change links

API Upgrade and More

Today we have upgraded the API for our NLP analysis algorithm so that it works significantly faster and picks up more topics. The API is the part of our system that integrates the web interface with our Knowledge Base. When you update your associations or topics, this creates a ripple in the space-time continuum (OK… not really… but it does change your link graph, which we need to recalculate). The most noticeable effect will be

Addressed a minor .js issue

One of our users noticed that when a page loaded which had our code on, but that page itself was not analyzed against our knowledge graph, the .js file called a non-existant JSON file, which created a 404 error in testing. In truth, the “cost” was small, but we are SEOs and details matter, so we have now fixed this in .htaccess. Javascript response times looking good We appreciate that the load times of javascript

SERPs for "WP SEO Traps"

inLinks Case Study: WP SEO Traps

Over the holiday break, I ran and recorded a case study to take an old piece of content, run it through the inLinks system and update it, then record the changes to the SERPs. The results (if you don’t want to watch how it was done): The phrase “WP SEO Traps” went from position 9 to position 1 (or 2) depending on how I checked) The phrase “SEO Traps” wen from the 90s to position

SEO Learnings on how Google Handles Javascript

Google now starts to index your Javascript within seconds of its initial HTML crawl of your site. But that is not the full story when it comes to Javascript SEO. Even without being a programmer – this stuff matters for SEOs (and inLinks users). This post goes behind the scenes a little at to get the inside scoop. Earlier this month I was lucky enough to be invited to Google’s Webmaster conference day in Zurich.