Why are backlinks important in SEO

Why are backlinks important in SEO?

SEO Best Practices – Full Checklist


  • Only high-quality backlinks
  • Use tools to find backlink opportunities
  • Directly contact websites and blogs that are relevant for your site and ask them for a backlink

Website Speed

  • Your website shouldn’t take more than 4 seconds to load
  • Use tools to check your website speed and to see what is slowing down your site


  • Use a responsive web design
  • Make sure your page loads quickly on mobile, less than 3 seconds

Voice Search

Video Content

  • Create videos for your blog and website
  • Informational / how-to videos are especially good to come up high on SERP
  • Use keywords with a high search volume

Blog Content

  • Produce easy to read content
  • Make sure your content is of high-quality
  • Produce longer content
  • Your content need to be fresh and up-to date

Headings, Title Tag, Meta Description

  • Unique title and meta descriptions
  • Include keywords
  • Title tag: up to 60 characters (spaces included)
  • Meta Description: between 70 and 160 characters (spaces included)


  • Include keywords in title, meta description, headings, and main content
  • Include LSI keywords and long-tail keywords

This content was taken with permission from Twinword’s article on SEO Best Practices

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