Footer links with seo linking to subpages
Hello everyone. I m building websites and I am putting a "Web design by www.mysite.com" at the footer linking to my website. Does it help my website in seo? Would it be better to add a "Web Design MYCITY by www.mywebsite.com" in order to help my local seo? (I mean when someone searches "Web design mycity" and is searching for a webdesign company in my city)
Is it a good practise to add another link at the footer like this: Seo by www.myeebsite.com/seo (I mean a link to a specific Page that I want to rank high)
I don't think that people typically search for web designers in their own city. Why would it matter where the developer is located if they're good at what they do?
I've seen this strategy a lot but I'm not sure if it's an effective strategy. If you've built a website which ends up being 1,000 pages you'll end up with 1,000 links from 1 site with the same link text.
At what point does it become spammy? I'm not entirely sure. I would say it detracts from the client site though. Prioritizing the person who paid you is probably the best bet. Referrals are a web developers best friend.
Dear Shane, thank you for the answer.
I don't think that people typically search for web designers in their own city I didn't mention searching for a person but for the work. "Building a website"
At what point does it become spammy? I'm not entirely sure Me either! I don't think that there is a clear answer. I have "scanned" one of the best web design companies in my country (they are in top serp when searching "web design" and "seo") and they are putting links at the footer in every page they build.
Links like: "Web Design Acity" "Web Design Bcity" (according to where is cliend located) "SEO"
So, I suppose this is a good practise...
Well if it's working in your area and for your competition I guess you could cautiously test it. It's worth noting that sometimes things work today, but can also destroy businesses down the road.
Dear Shane, The first structure is good. Don't overoptimize.