The fundament of Blogging is Link Building!
If you aspire to be a good blogger, link building is one of the basic Search Engine optimization technique which you must know. Gone are the days when good quality articles or buying tons of links via spam methods used to help in that. With technology advancing every moment, we got to up our technical knowledge at an equal pace. Today I will be sharing 5 best link building tactics for newbie bloggers. So, let’s get straight into it!
Guest Blog Posts
Guest blogging is one of the oldest and genuine link building techniques. Look out for high-quality blogs and websites which have good reader base and engagement so that your content reaches to maximum people. My suggestion here would be to not indulge in low-quality or plagiarized/duplicate posts as Google detects them and penalizes the blog under spammy link building techniques.
Up your designing skills a bit to make your blog more attractive and readable. It acts as a great link-bait as visual content are crisp, precise hence catch attention easily. One suggestion here is to never steal/use infographics from other blogs. If you want to use, give proper credits under the picture else it takes credibility from your blog. And I’m sure you don’t want that!
Ego bait refers to the content that boosts the Ego of other people. It is done by featuring people in your blogs which leads to featured people sharing your blog further. It gets you more traffic and an increased amount of regular reader base. Plus, you may achieve good relationships with them. And networking always helps!
But one thing you should keep in your mind that this method doesn’t increase your traffic drastically unless you are Your Story or Forbes!
Make use of Social Media Links
Social media marketing is one of the latest link building techniques which can give you traffic on regular basis. For this you have to build your social media accounts like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest etc. with the same theme. You can do following things:
- Connect your social media channels to your website via the social profile link section.
- As discussed above, build your social media channels around the same theme as your blog to get the relevant reader base for your blogs. One good thing here is that this reader base will be loyal to you and shall provide regular traffic to your blog or website.
- Stay active on these social media channels and post regular updates. Ideally 1-3 posts on Instagram and Facebook page or group daily and 3-10 daily tweets on Twitter.
Work on internal linking of your blog
Better internal linking on your blog makes it more useful for your readers. Plus, it keeps the readers engaged on your blog for more time than before. Plus, if you offer a newsletter to your readers, this would also result in more chance for the readers subscribing to your newsletter. It is a great SEO practice which would help your link building in longer run!
These are my personal link building methods and tips which I have been using since a while and I’m sure this is going to help you out too. Let me know in the comment section about your views on these tips and your personal tips too.