Organic linking

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Organic linking is the development of hypertext links between web sites with or without an explicit agreement to exchange links. Organic links are more likely to appear in a context relevant to the subject of the target document, which makes them useful for search engines like Google Search that rank pages according to their links.[1] Estimates vary, but 50-80% of users clicks tend to go through organic links on the first page of a search engine's responses.


  1. ^ "Another step to reward high-quality sites".