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Structuring your site is an essential part of SEO. A great site structure helps Google and users to navigate your site and understand what it’s about, so your pages can rank higher.
But how to organize your site? A smart way to improve your site’s structure is having an excellent internal linking structure. This means you connect related posts and pages with each other. Internal linking will lead users to related posts and show Google which content is related with each other.
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