Your business website MUST be INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE!
You can ask for sites to to link to yours but you must give them reason to.
The strategy of simply asking may not get their attention, they may get thousands of requests everyday, especially for a high quality website.
If you create a unique and engaging website it is exactly how search engines want you to create your site by increasing your authority and ranking and they will increase your presence in them.
5 HELPFUL TIPS TO HELP GAIN BACK-LINKS
1..The content that you publish should ideally be engaging and of extremely good quality and must be equal if not better than that of your business competition.
For existing sites just being able to publish excellent content may be enough for increased rankings but alas for new websites an greater amount of work is required, you must actively promote your website, let customers know that your business exists – blog – social media – forums – emails.
2..Approach businesses that you are already trade partners with, there is already a trust established.
Although this is a great approach to links only allow approximately 10% of your back links to be with websites that may not have a relevance to your website.
3..Reciprocate links, they can send traffic to the website. Please remember only reciprocate quality websites no spam content websites.
4..Offer writing guest articles on quality content websites. They will be provided with excellent quality content and you will get a quality back-links to your site. Think newspapers, journals, magazines.
5..Remember your website will need anywhere between 30 – 250 back-links to rank highly for your selected keywords. Some links you can focus on are social media and absolutely reputable business listing profiles.
So go create content and build a high website reputation and authority to gain the best back-links you can.
Cleo – cleoandtony.com