Q: What is a Naked Link?

A: A naked link is a hyperlink for which, anchor text is the URL itself. The link is in a format http://www.example.com/.

If we talk in terms of SEO and link building, a naked link could be one of the below variants:

Branded link – A link around your company’s name
Optimized link – Link around the target keyword or key phrase
Naked link – Link around http://format

Naked Link What is a Naked Link?

One more thing to consider is to have a natural link profile while building link in the post-Penguin age. Do not have more than 1/3 optimized links while keeping the balance between branded and http://links.

Remember that link building is like grey SEO – you can’t get extreme, else you will get Google’s attention & cannot underdo it also.

 What is a Naked Link?

Navneet Kaushal

The author is a first generation entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of India’s most award winning SEO Agency, PageTraffic. He also works as an advisor and consultant with many large companies. He helps value-conscious businesses build site traffic increase the user base, and boost web sales and bolster customer satisfaction. He can be reached @navneetkaushal on Twitter

  • Sonal Tada

    Hi, Naveent

    There is a little confusion between the Branded and Naked Link, do I have to use no words in the later part only link?
    Like this: https://www.techpaisaearn.com/

    • http://www.pagetraffic.com Navneet Kaushal

      Yes this is correct

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