The first thing that comes to mind- does backlink from Wikipedia add more value than normal backlinks? The answer is shocking- NO. Google doesn’t consider links from high authority sites more valuable if the page doesn’t have authority itself.
And, don’t care about MOZ, Majestic or, Ahref authority. People consider those websites DA, PA, CF, DF because those are the only option as Google doesn’t disclose its ranking system.
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Do follow inbound links are valuable when the referring page ranked well for one or, more keywords. No follow links also can create values if you get visitors or, a simple mention for your brand. Let’s know more about backlink from Wikipedia–
Wikipedia uses the do-follow attribute(no attribute means do-follow) for big brand pages or, extremely popular persons. All the link attributes no follow. We already said it will create values if you get visitors from it or, brand mention.
Wikipedia will allow you to mention any brand if it’s relevant. As anyone can create new pages on Wikipedia, you will be able to create new informative pages that don’t exist.
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Can you remember any informative search where Wikipedia doesn’t exist on the first page? It’s tough. Google considers Wikipedia pages as highly authoritative. It ranks without link building.
So, if your site listed as a reference you will get visitors from it. You can get visitors from hard-to-rank keywords as well. This is called parasite SEO. You can apply this method on Medium, Quora, or, any Social media. The only thing- you have to follow their policy.
Google doesn’t pass link juice to no-follow links, but it is still a signal. Some of the nonpopular search engines do consider the no-follow attribute.
There are thousands of Wikipedia pages where dead or, broken links exist. There are many pages that don’t even have a citation. It’s tough to find it out by simple wiki searches.
A better option is wikigrabber. We did some research and find out two most effective grabber for you-
Try those two sites for free. And don’t forget to share your experience with us. We are eagerly waiting to hear about your experience. Read about- Keyword Prominence
Wiki Backlinks List
Wiki is a system where users are allowed to contribute freely. There are many types of encyclopedias and information repositories online. It’s not easy to find them all. We did some research and find the 10 most effective sites for you-
There is no doubt that it allows everyone to create new content. The bad effect of the wiki is, many people misuse the facility. We are recommending you not to create spammy content on wiki sites.
We have talked a lot about Wikipedia links and no-follow links. You can read the answer to another question- do outbound link help SEO?
And, try to avoid those sites which are saturated with spammy contents. Unlike other websites, spammy links are always harmful for the SEO of your website. Create great content and try to rank that page on Google. It will help your site in the long run.