The debate between absolute links and relative links continues to live on in the SEO world. The individual significance of each has been contested, but it is widely regarded that absolute links provide better SEO value on the whole than relative links.
Many believe that absolute links have less potential for getting messed up when search engines index your page. It shouldn’t really make a difference, but many conclude that this is reason enough.
Furthermore, content scrapers and RSS services may ‘repurpose’ your content legitimately (or not). In either case, shouldn’t a proper back-link be attributed to your site? This situation favours absolute links. Although this is a minor argument, it’s still worth considering.
Sonia Magliocchi is the Director of Digital Marketing Specialists. a digital marketing agency based in Sydney. Sonia is a committed digital marketing specialist that believes your digital marketing strategies should always be holistic, genuine and meet your business and marketing goals. Sonia is also a speaker and blogger on the topics of Digital Marketing, Leadership and Sales both in Australia and abroad. She is a regular blogger on Herbusiness. Connect with Sonia on Social Media below.
Genius is our blog name, a balance of perfection with creativity. Its what our clients call us.
Genius is a representation of all things creative and on point in delivering successful digital marketing strategies and campaigns. It is where you can find our insights, stories, crazy ideas and case studies.