What is Deep Link Ratio?

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What is Deep Link Ratio?

Can you explain what the Deep Link Percentage is, I ran a few sites and was surprised to see numbers as low as 7% with some very well respected SEO and large brick and mortar store websites.

My basic understanding is your deep link percentage is the number of internal pages which are linked to by highly relevant incoming links from highly relevant established pages. So for example if you had a ten page site and had one incoming indexed link pointing to each page from a site with proper anchor text your DLP would be 100%?


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In the context of the World Wide Web, deep linking consists of using a hyperlink that links to a specific, generally searchable or indexed, piece of web content on a website (i.e., rather than the home page (i.e.

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Deep link percentage is the % of all your backlinks (or inbound links) that point at pages other than your home page.
Please note that there are some killer ideas that are just uber cool linkbait that will end up causing many links to point at one page. Be it the home page or an internal page.

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Thank you for sharing this information that is an addition to my technical knowledge. Deep link means the link of your web page other than the home page. I hope I am correct in my understanding. Anyway, when I post the link of my latest blog on another site, that backlink is considered deep link because it is not the home page of my website. Now, I have to understand the term deep link ratio.

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