Websites with outbound links are a useful source of information for your readers. They enable you to link to articles relevant to the blog post you have written.
Some blogs, such as the Official Google Blog, have trackback features on posts that will increase traffic to your website.
However, external links can entice visitors away from a page. If you write a blog post on a topic and then link to an external blog, visitors might stay on that page and not click the back button when finished.
Making links open in a new page:
An easy solution to this is to make all your pages open in a new window. Read the rest of this entry »