4.b.i. Diversity of sources

You must show a diversity of sources and 100% of your backlinks can't be to one domain. . For every 1 link to your website or your brand’s blog, you should have at least 2-3 links to other reputable sites.

Reputable sites, in general, means sites that have been around for a long time that most people have heard of before.

In a technical sense, it means sites with a Domain Authority above 60 (based on tools like SEMrush, AHREFs, MOZ, etc.)

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🥂4.b.ii. Internal linking

Table of Contents:

📗1. Editing Protocol Overview 👫1.a. Second Human Rule1.a.i. Verified Writers⏱️1.b. Time to Review
2. Standards of Quality🆕2.a. Originality Score2.b. 6 Ws Score🤨2.c. Objectivity in ranked listicles🔢2.d. Unranked listicles🤛2.e. Actionable advice
3. Red Flags3. Red Flags📺3.a. Subject Matter😵‍💫3.a.i. Subject matter saturation🤬3.b. Plagiarism🧐3.c. Sources and Citations💔3.d. Formatting is bad or broken😵3.e. Grammar level: gibberish🩳3.f. Story is Too Short

🔗 4. Backlink Rules & Guidelines

4.a. Backlink Limits👍4.b. Banklink quality and diversityℹ️4.b.i. Diversity of sources🥂4.b.ii. Internal linking🔄4.b.iii. Changing links📫4.c. Reposting and Canonical Linking🏬4.c.i. Canonical links to company domain📝4.c.ii. Canonical links to blog networks or social networks