Internal linking is one of the essential part of SEO and most important it helps reducing the bounce rate of your site. I have already talked about a useful plugin call WordPress insight, which let you do internal-linking, right from your WordPress post editor. But, this requires lots of manual work. How about we automate the whole system of Internal linking and instead of manual linking all the time, it will auto link any Keyword with a pre-defined blog post.
Here I’m going to talk about one important plugin for every WordPress blogger call: SEO smart link Premium. SEO Smart link plugin auto interlink your blog post and also tags and categories. Even from SEO perspective, it helps in quick internal linking along with keeping the anchor text intact.
Vladimir, developer of the SEO smart link plugin also released a premium version of this plugin. I have been using the free version of SEO smart link plugin from long, but lately I was facing issue with this plugin as it’s creating issues regarding load time and letting my server goes down. Moreover under no circumstance I can live without this plugin. SEO smart link plugin allows you to auto link any text with a link to your WordPress blog. This helps in getting good internal linking for any keyword on your blog. So I shifted to the premium version of this plugin and since then I can see improvement in the ranking of some of my targeted keywords.
SEO Smart link for bloggers:
SEO Smart link plugin is one essential WordPress plugin for any serious blogger. This plugin helps you to rank better for keyword, and this is something which I have tested and tried myself. I will be sharing a tutorial on using this plugin soon.
SEO Smart link for Affiliate marketer:
This plugin is also useful for Affiliate marketer to auto link words with their affiliate URL. For example, you can auto link word “Hostgator” with your Hostgator affiliate URL. Moreover you can add no follow link to such linking which will help you in SEO. At the same time, you are increasing your affiliate links and income without hampering your blog SEO.
SEO Smart link Premium plugin features:
Unlike the free version of SEO smart link, premium version offers lots of advanced features which will help you to make most out of it. Moreover, this plugin comes with caching technique which will help you by not putting any load on your server.
You can also whitelist domains for which you don’t want your link to by no-followed and for the rest of auto-linked external domains you can keep links as no follow.
Here are some of the screenshot of this plugin which will help you to give a better idea about this plugin:
This is one must-have features for plugins like YARPP, SEO smart link which works on every post. Without caching, such plugins will put excessive load on your server and if you have a blog with lots of content, you should drop your free version and grab the premium one. If you have a small blog, for now you are good to use the free version of SEO smart link plugin:
This is a very useful feature for those who are using SEO smart link plugin extensively. You can export your added keywords and link any time. This works as a backup and if you are running multiple blogs, you can use this feature to group the keywords auto-linking on multiple blogs.
Auto link Tags and Categories:
If you are one who is facing high bounce rate issue. You can use this plugin to auto link to your tags and categories page. Moreover at the same time, this plugin can process auto-linking into your RSS feeds. That ways, people reading your blog via feeds or Email, can also see auto-linked posts and this you will get more views on your old posts.
SEO Smart link Premium Pricing:
For many this plugin price may sound pricey, but with the features and being one of an essential WordPress plugin, one can’t ignore this plugin. This plugin comes with three premium option and if you are like me who offers WordPress Services, you might like to grab the Business version of SEO smart link plugin as it gives you freedom to install it on your multiple sites along with client sites.
But if you have a small blog, you can grab personal license. This is worth every money of yours.
Here is a quick video preview of this plugin and how it’s going to help:
I have been using the free version for years and after using the premium version and seeing its advantage, I can highly recommend this plugin to ShoutMeLoud readers.
Do let us know if you have used SEO smart link Premium or free plugin in the past or using it? Do you find it worth putting it in the list of WordPress essential SEO plugin??