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From experience what is your most effective link building strategy?

HMS Naveen

HMS Naveen

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Is link building still effective In 2018? If yes, What is your most effective link building strategy?


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Link building is definitely still effective in 2018!

My most effective strategy is a mixture of tactics, these include:
  • Create content evergreen worth linking to
  • Guest blogging
  • Broken link building
#1 - create content worth linking to

Here’s what you need to do.
  • Analyze your competitor’s content
  • Create better, more engaging content
  • Promote your content
#2 - Guest Blogging

Guest blogging is a great way to gain quality backlinks if done correctly.

Before you even begin guest blogging, you need to have a goal in mind. This could be to drive more traffic to your website.

If this is your goal, then you have to target blogs that will send relevant traffic to your website. There’s no point in targeting an audience that isn’t relevant to you.

Before you write a guest post for any website, you need to:
  • Research and understand the blog's audience
  • Research the types of blogs that get featured
  • Research the types of blogs that get shared the most
  • Once you know and understand who the blog's audience is, it’s much easier to create content that will relate to that audience, increasing your backlinks and traffic.
#3 - Broken Link Building

I love this tactic, I love it so much I wrote about it on Moz.

One of the most effective ways to build backlinks to your website is to find your competitor’s broken backlinks.

Read: https:// moz. com/blog/how-to-build-backlinks-using-your-competitors-how-broken-pages


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PBN links, Guest posting and Social activity.

Tiered link building still works just fine if you don't have access to good quality link sources.


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-Promoting website through bookmarking, directory, blog posting and guest blogging.
-Providing highly descriptive and updated content to the consumers.
-Analyzing competitors backlink.
Happy Koala

Happy Koala

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creating great content by doing research on places like Buzz Sumo to see what articles are popular in my niche. Then i create similar content and then email all the people who linked to the original content and ask them for a link.


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I still believe the best link building strategy and certainly the most cost effective is to buy links on top quality online digital media.


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  • Create and Distribute Infographics. ...
  • Get Active on Social Media. ...
  • Use Resource Links From Trusted Sites. ...
  • Leverage the Broken Links Strategy. ...
  • Grow Your Personal Brand. ...
  • Check Competitor's Backlinks. ...
  • Replicate Best Links From Competitors.


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Is link building still effective In 2018? If yes, What is your most effective link building strategy?
Now is 2020. Link-building is still working for better ranking.

My favorite strategies:
  1. Guest posting;
  2. Replicating competitor’s backlinks;
  3. Resources and links listing pages;
  4. Reporting broken links to admins or webmasters while trying to get them to replace it with a link to your site instead.

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