SEMrush Backlink Management Exam Answers 2021

Exam Name: SEMrush Backlink Management Exam

Exam URL: https://www.semrush.com/academy/exams/backlink-management-exam

Q1. How does Google discover pages and links?

  • robots.txt tells it what to do
  • Spiders crawl pages and follow links
  • Quality Raters check things manually

Q2. What is the best type of link?

  • Links from press releases
  • Internal links with strong anchor text
  • Social media links pointing to your site
  • Links you buy
  • Links you earn because you’re awesome

Q3. Which SEMrush tool helps you find backlink prospects and even send your outreach emails right from inside the tool?

  • Backlink Analytics
  • Link Building Tool
  • Backlink Gap

Q4. The SEMrush toolset uses a link authority metric called …

  • Domain Authority
  • Trust Score
  • Trust Flow

Q5. If you’re hit with an algorithmic link penalty, you’ll receive a message in Google Search Console.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Q6. When using unlinked mentions to build links, you’re looking for:

  • Forums where people are complaining about your business
  • Directory sites that list your business
  • Other websites who mention your business but don’t link to you
  • Mentions of your brand on social media

Q7. Sponsorships are a link building tactic that you should avoid, because you’re basically just buying a link

  • FALSE
  • TRUE

Q8. When doing link research, when should you look for the contact information for each opportunity?

  • At the end of your campaign when you’re ready to do outreach
  • Once you’ve decided to go after that particular link
  • While you’re doing the research, so it saves time/effort later

Q9. One of your customers shared a link to your site on their Facebook. What type of link would it be?

  • Follow link
  • Nofollow link
  • Widget embed

Q10. Which SEMrush tool will help you find unlinked mentions of your site?

  • Brand Monitoring
  • Backlink Audit
  • Backlink Gap