5 Ways To Track The Quality Of Your Link Partners

link qualityBy link partner, I didn’t mean partners for exchanging links. Link partners can be a website in which you are willing to write-up a guest post or a blog that can give you quality backlinks. Finding link partners these days somehow becomes very difficult. It is very necessary to search for a quality website before you waste your precious time. Today we are providing you with the factors that will help you to determine the quality of your link partners, by these tips you can learn to build links for good search rankings.

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1. Monitor crawl frequency

Quality websites in the eyes of search engines get crawled more frequently than any other website over the web. Monitor the rate when the website has been crawled. For monitoring, check the cache of the page in the search engines to see whether it has been crawled in the recent times or not. Obviously if the page is not been crawled in the recent times is not the site you are searching for.

2. Check for unique & fresh content website

Search engines always prefer for a website that has fresh and unique content. Always great to have back links from a website that has fresh content. Try to avoid link partners that flood their website with copied contents, these will not add any value to your website growth.

3. Monitor the quality of the incoming links

It is always great to check the quality of incoming links the site is getting. Examine whether the website is getting same or different types of links. Probably if the website is getting link from a single domain, it lacks somewhere in its quality as a good quality website always gets variety of back links. Moreover, don’t get fooled by just checking the quantity of back links, as spamming will create a good quantity for any website.

P.S. Always use variety of tools for checking up the quality of links as many times number of back links vary from tool to tool.

4. Check the MozRank of the site 

SEOmoz provides a brilliant algorithm to determine the authorisation of the website & quality of backlinks it is getting. Check for MozRank, Page Authority and MozTrust (condition is that you need to be a promember at SEOmoz). Here’s a tool for you.

5. Check for Google PageRank of the site

Not a full-proof tool to check the quality of website, that’s why I mentioned it in last. PageRank is always over-rated. Many of us thinks that PageRank is a good way for checking up the reputation of the website, but in fact it’s a least rated algorithm used by search engines. In general,quality websites always have good PageRank, but don’t focus on this criteria as a whole. Google PageRank is unpredictable.

Wrap up : It’s not possible to determine the exact position of a website but the above mentioned steps will give you the brief overlook of the websites & check its quality over the web. Make sure if you are spending your precious time, then you really deserve to get right link partners. Best of luck.

This article is written by Rajat. He is the founder of techzags, a tech blog. He is an Indian Student Blogger with huge interest in technology, Gadgets and blogging. If you wish to write for us, kindly check this.

5 Essential Ways To Build Links For Your Blog

Am I wrong in saying that everyone loves success? I don’t think many differ but how many of us do succeed in what we do? not many I suppose. Success in blogging is also not like picking sand from the ground, but it is also not as hard to find water in a desert. The best companion for a blog is always search engine and if you want to make your blog popular you have to be friendly with him.

Search Engine Optimization commonly referred to as SEO can bring in tons and tons of traffic but for that your site needs to be SEO friendly. Now coming back to our article of building up links and yeah, backlinks play a major role in SERP as well as bringing in new visitors to your site. We will discuss some tips here.

1. Guest Articles

Writing guest article has to be awarded as the best way to get links and traffic. Almost many big and high quality blogs offer a place to write guest articles and a link back as well. By doing this you not only get diverted traffic from their blog to yours but also a better response from search engines. HellBound Bloggers (HBB) allows guest blogging and you can see the benefits here. You can also check the best PR 6 blogs to write guest posts.

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2. Forum Discussions

Forums are great place to start putting up your links. For that you need to look up for forums in your niche of blogging. Many forums do not allow links till you have put a minimum number of threads and posts, so first try to solve problems by giving precise answers.

3. Youtube

If you are really good in tutorials or have a good sense of posting videos then you can certainly try it on YouTube. Not only can you advertise your link in the video but even place a link on your video page. It will be like the one below.

YouTube Links

Similarly you can also boost your blog’s traffic by creating viral YouTube videos.

4. Comment regularly

One of the easiest ways to get a link to your blog/site is to comment on others blog regularly. The more regularly you comment more are the chances that you will new visits from the blog you commented. This can be really beneficiary because visitors like those can be come your regular readers if you have the quality and articles to interest them. Commenting on do-follow blogs can help you in SEO as well. Brand your comments to drive traffic to your blog.

5. Develop themes/plugins

If you are good in PHP and CSS then you can probably develop your own themes/plugins. The benefit of doing so is that you can place your links while coding it up. Promoting it might not be a problem as in blogging community, mostly all of them are kind and sensible enough to post about it.

This article is written by Sandeep Singh. He blogs at Technoleash a blogging portal for tech enthusiasts.