Gizmodo: How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up. “Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a bigger time-saver in your day than you might think… and so we’re going to outline how you can take more control over your links on mobile and desktop.”
Chrome Story: Chrome will Soon Let You Share Link to Specific Word or Sentence on a Page. “When you share a YouTube video, you now have an option to create a link that will start the video at a specific spot. For example, if you want your friend start playing the video at two minutes mark, you can create a link for that specific spot. Now, imagine you are sharing a link to a web page. There is one specific sentence or paragraph that you want your friend to read. The page does not have any anchor links. What will you do?”
Social Media Explorer: The Ultimate Guide to Link Building. “Link building is one of the most surefire ways to skyrocket your website’s rankings. We can’t deny that massive quality link building was one of the methods that helped to rapidly put NinjaOutreach on the map. So in this competitor link building guide, we will share the steps we took to acquire those relevant, quality links, coupled with real data from some of our own link building campaigns.” I am not into SEO or link building or any of that stuff, but I couldn’t ignore this article – it was just too extensive. Very good.
Yay! From Search Engine Roundtable: Google Calls Out Sites With Taboola Or Outbrain Links. “Nathan Johns, a relatively quiet search quality analysts in the Google Search department posted on Twitter that sites writing about fake news should ‘think twice’ about placing taboola or outbrain links on your site.” It isn’t clear this is an official Google position, but it’s good to see that SOMEONE affiliated with Google feels like this.