If you delete a blog entry that has backlinks to your hubs, does it harm SEO?

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  1. NateB11 profile image93
    NateB11posted 6 years ago

    If you delete a blog entry that has backlinks to your hubs, does it harm SEO?

  2. jacharless profile image79
    jacharlessposted 6 years ago

    Depends on the "cleanliness" of the links themselves, outbound and inbound. It may effect SERP but not overall optimization, if the Hub is a follow (+75). Keep in mind, to be seen as a PR site, each 50 "clean" links raises the site rank but not necessarily SERP. A PR 8 site needs 400 consistent, good links, to be recognized as such.

    Bob is correct on the losses appearing as broken or abandoned links. Links are gateways/portals between machines and pages.

    1. NateB11 profile image93
      NateB11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I had to do some research to understand everything you are saying, and it shed a lot of light on the subject for me. I've applied your sitemap idea. Thanks for the insights!

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    wbapartnerposted 6 years ago

    It wouldn't harm your hubs as in getting your hubs banned or deindexed from Google. However, the credit given to your hubs by the google algorithm through those backlinks will be gone which may affect your rankings in Google for keywords.

    1. NateB11 profile image93
      NateB11posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That's what I was thinking, and doing some research, that's pretty much what I found out. Thanks for the info, much appreciated!

  4. cheaptoys profile image57
    cheaptoysposted 6 years ago

    sort of because that page is giving you link juice unless it is a nice blog entry or one with low page rank

 
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