Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?

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Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?
« on: 04-07-2018, 21:18:39 »
There's a common belief that has spread through the SEO community faster than a cold in a nursery school that linking to another website will negatively impact your website's rankings and SEO. But is it true? Can linking to another website hurt your website's organic rankings? Is this always the case or are there times when linking to another website can actually improve your site's rankings?
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Re: Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?
« Reply #1 on: 04-10-2018, 03:25:44 »
As far as you are linking other website which has greater DA (Domain Authority) than your site and relevancy of that linking website is good, It will not hurt your website SEO. But if your spamming (Link Farming) then it may impact or hurt SEO.

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Re: Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?
« Reply #2 on: 04-11-2018, 06:29:51 »
Thanks for your help.
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Re: Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?
« Reply #3 on: 04-12-2018, 12:46:48 »
Great question! As long as you link to high-quality and authoritative websites, and the link + anchor text is relevant, we have seen linking to another website actually HELPS SEO.
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Re: Does linking to other websites help or hurt SEO?
« Reply #4 on: 04-12-2018, 16:07:03 »
I see. So that was just a myth that I've heard. Thanks for clarifying.  :)
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