The independent author test helps to confirm if a link placed in content is natural. This is a simple, but powerful test to help you ensure your links are as relevant as they can be.
To apply the test, answer the following question:
Would an independent, not-affiliated, unbiased author add the link in question to the specific place it is on?
→ If the answer is yes, then your link is most likely natural and it passes the test ✅
→ If the answer is no, then your link is probably unnatural and doesn’t pass the test ❌
Try to rework your link so it passes the independent author test.
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