Your Web Site’s Main Navigation Links
Links Within the Content and Web Page
Links within your site provide navigational structure to a web site. They also let search engines know what the web pages are all about. For this reason, the words in text links are thought to be given a lot of weight by search engines.
When using text links within the content of a web page, don’t use “To learn more about choosing the right running shoe for you, click here“. Instead, have it read: “Click here to view more info on choosing the right running shoes for you.” Doing so optimizes the keywords “running shoes” and gives the search engines valuable information about the context of the web page.
Make sure the keywords in the text links (“the right running shoes for you” in this example) match up with the keywords on the page they are linking to. So, the url, title tag, description tag, main heading, and content on the linked page should also include the keywords: “running shoes”.
Also, add numerous text links to a web page that include your keywords to help optimize it fully for the search engines. This can be done in many creative ways. It can be a list of related products in a box titled “You May Also Like”. It could be in a list or text block in the footer or sidebar of the web page.