Yes. It is possible!
External links are when you link from your site to another site. While there are lots of
sites you like, don’t link to all of them from your sidebar. This just gives away your SEO
juice to the other site. Use external links sparingly and strategically.
*A note about Social Media and Linking..
While the links back to your site from Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn may not do anything
for your official search engine results, they can do a lot for sharing useful information and
driving traffic by bringing people to your site. The more useful your information, the more
likely people are to pass it on to others. There’s nothing like word of mouth advertising.
If you use your full domain name in the link, as opposed to a URL shortener, these links can
also serve a branding purpose.
Just remember to use social media as a place you can “give back” as well. Don’t think only
of driving people to your site. Share useful links and helpful information from other people
and sites. You’ll be seen as a true contributor of value, and therefore be considered more