As I talked about last week in a blog post, with proper on-site SEO you can be more effective with your backlink building campaigns. In this article I want to talk about 7 easy ways to get backlinks to your site.
I’m pretty sure you’ve heard from numerous people on the internet that backlink building is crucial to SEO and ranking high on the search engines, and its true. If you want to get the most out of generating traffic to your site you need a solid backlink building strategy that works for you.
So what is a backlink and why are they important?
Its real simple, when another site links to your site that is considered a backlink. The search engines look at backlinks to determine how popular a site is and rank them accordingingly.
Each backlink carries so much “link juice” based on factors like it’s reputation, history and authority in it’s niche.
After everything is all said and done you need backlinks and you need lots of them to get any visbility on the first page of google.
I don’t know about you but I never pass up on something that’s free, this is the easiest way to get free backlinks to your site. This is the easiest way to get backlinks from sites with high pagerank as well. The two social bookmarking sites you want to focus on are Delicious and Stumbleupon.
Your probably thinking you need to be a public relations expert to run a successful press release, that couldn’t be further from the truth. You can have on written and syndicated to thousands of different news sites without really doing any hardwork. Plus these are high quality backlinks and it puts your online business in front of a lot of people. Trying to manually distribute your press release to all of these sites would be too time consuming so I would recommend a service like PRWeb to help you with that.
All over the internet are RSS directories to make it easier for people to find websites and blogs on a particular topic. You can sumbit your site to these directories and get a good backlink. You can even do it automatically with a product called Fast RSS Submitter, it will submit your site to over 100 RSS directories automatically to save you some time. I don’t happen to have an affiliate link for this product but you can find it on clickbank rather easily.
Link bait is content that is so useful and of high quality that visitors to your site want to share it naturally. If you have people tweeting,liking and sharing your content all of the time you can rank for a lot of keywords. This is probably going to be one of the best ways to linkbuild in the future because of the social aspect.
Anybody that says article marketing is dead is wrong. Article marketing is one of the most effective forms of link building today. The key to article marketing is volume. You cant submit like 2 or 3 articles and think you will secure your position on the first page of google, it won’t happen.
Syndicating your articles manually will eat up a lot of your time, that’s why we have tools like Article Marketing Robot and UAW to do all of the automation for us. All you have to do is put in the information, sit back, and let it run.
Well there you go my friend, a couple ways to get backlinks, use them! Experiment to find out what works best for you and keep doing more of that. If you have any cool link building strategies let me know in the comment section below, talk to you soon!