When ever we talk about SEO, we divide it into on site and off site SEO. Off site SEO mainly contains back links and social signals. Specially, to boost your ranking in SERP’s you need to get quality links from other authority sites. We all know the importance of search engine traffic and that getting high quality back links to your blog is one of the best ways to improve your blogs rankings and get better search engine traffic and results, this post will be listing 101 ways by which you can get quality back links to your blog.
Though before we move ahead, here are things that you need to keep in mind. In 2012, Google launched Penguin update, which is targeted to get rid of sites using spammy or paid ways to build links. Also, many ways which I mentioned in the article are not so good ways to get quality back links, so I will strikethrough such ways and you can ignore them.
Also, when you are building back links, you need to keep quality of links and anchor text variation in your mind. Also, instead of creating lots of back links to your homepage only, start working on building links to internal pages. You can start working on resource pages like “WordPress guide” and build links to them. This way, you can also target Single or double word Keywords easily.
Some of the link building methods, which you should ignore:
Before, I start with my 101 list, here are some of the link building methods that you should ignore:
- Avoid site wide link from footer (WordPress themes or plugins)
- Avoid buying exact anchor text link (Keep a proportion of 40%-20%–20%-10%-10% for anchor text variation)
- Avoid buying bulk links from sites like Fiverr
- Don’t opt for link networks (Build my rank was one of such private link network, which got penalized)
- Avoid BlogRoll links
- Article directory links are not that effective anymore
So, these are something which you should keep in mind when starting with quality back link building campaign. Out of all the existing method, guest posting is the best way to get quality link and more over, it will help you to drive traffic to your web page. [click to continue…]