Deep Linking is good for the health of your blog! When writing fresh content for your blog, you should always try to link to a few of your older articles. This is good for your blog, good for your readers and good for search engines. Really there is no reason why you shouldn’t do it.
On the World Wide Web, deep linking is making a hyperlink that points to a specific page or image on a website, instead of that website’s main or home page. Such links are called deep links.
Deep links are good for your Readers
If you succeed in creating links to your previous posts whenever you are creating new blog posts, it may help your readers discover old content from your blog that they didn’t know about. Keep in mind that your readers are not all old-timers.
Some of the people reading Dukeo may have discovered through one of the most recent posts I made. If I want them to discover older articles, I can point them toward valuable content. It’s a win-win situation.
Deep links are good for Search Engines
Deep links are also very useful for search engines. It increases the value of your older pages because each link is considered as a vote for this page.
Deep links and Anchor Text
I already explained the value of the anchor text in my article titled “Improve your Anchor Text for better Search Results” and I invite you to read it in order to have a better understanding of this point.
Do you see any other benefit to deep linking your old posts?