When you prepare a post you normally add the related stories of your new content to the post. This will give you more internal links and the blog reader gets more information about the content related to what he is reading.
Based on the blogging platform or the website you need to add the related stories links manually or using some plug-ins. Linkwithin is such a widget available for most of the popular blogging platforms that not only displays related posts but also displays thumbnails of the images of the related story.
Related stories – Advantage in terms of SEO.
When you add a link of another relevant article which is related to the content of the post, you are indirectly trying to get more page views. If the user is really interested in reading more about the topic he will visit the related post also.
In fact these links keeps the reader engaged with your blog, and increasing your traffic. This increases the page views per user. Also putting internal links gives more search engine exposure to your content and posts.
There are plenty of plug-ins and tools are available to automatically generate the related content links. These links will appear after the post. Most of these plug-ins are configurable.
LinkWithin – A smarter approach to related posts.
LinkWithin is a blog widget that appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive.Linkwithin retrieve and index all stories from the blog archive. The widget appears under each post, linking to related stories from your blog archive. The related posts are not just links, Linkwithin displays thumbnail images of the posts. If there are no images available for more thank half of the related posts links, then they will appear as text links.
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It is very easy to setup the widget. You need to get the widget code for each of your website separately, if you have more thank one website or blog.The widget is available for most of the popular blogging platforms including
Visit LinkWithin for more information and for the widget code.
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