Wow! My Site was Cited as a Reference in a Wikipedia Article!
This morning I was checking my Google Analytics account. One of the things I always like to check is the source my visitors came from.
Usually the sources consist of organic traffic from Google, and perhaps a couple from social media as well. But today, I saw this:
2 visits from Wikipedia!?
Natural backlinks from Wikipedia are extremely hard to get. The backlink is no-follow so it won't pass any "link juice", but it should still be a great relevancy signal to Google.
More than anything, I'm just happy that my post was authoritative enough to be used as a reference. I consider that alone a great accomplishment. And, perhaps best of all, this has inspired me to go through my articles and beef them up, as well as publish great content more frequently.
Anyway, just thought I'd share this with the community. If you have any questions or thoughts, I'd love to hear from you!