Link Baiting: Tactics And Tricks..



As a blogger one of your main goals should be to get as much backlinks as possible from other blogs, through any means necessary. A way to achieve this is through, what is commonly known as “link baiting.” I short link bait is remarkable and “sticky” content that has a large probability of getting linked back from other bloggers. Matt Cutts defines link bait as anything “interesting enough to catch people’s attention,” and I couldn’t find a better definition for it myself.

The term itself has been long time regarded as black hat technique, but there’s actually no reason for calling it so, it’s just the process of making unique and remarkable content with the purpose of building links. Think of it better as SEO with a twist ;). Actually try to visualize linkbaiting like fishing, you’re sending out in the pond ( the internet), through your raft (blog), bait ( content) and patiently wait for a bite (linkback). Before any real ‘fishing’ can take place you need a link baiting hooks and they come in all shape and sizes:

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Posted on March 20, 2008, in SEO and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I just stopped by your blog and thought I would say hello. I like your site design. Looking forward to reading more down the road.

    Robert Michel

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