My earlier article 16 Different Link Building Strategies is a good introduction to this one so I recommend at least skim reading it. This article highlights two methods of increasing targeted traffic to your blog and links as well.
The value of a website from search engines point of view varies according the number of incoming links from external websites with good PageRank . Link building is an “off page’ SEO strategy and refers to the number of links pointing to your site. These links help your site to gain PageRank and perform better in search engine results.
Writing articles and submitting them for mass distribution is focused on getting anchored backlinks. Write a comprehensive pillar post comprised content that will be of timeless value to your readers. Deep link to your earlier articles in your new one using optimized anchor text. Then submit that article to sites that specialize in mass distributing of articles to thousands of directories. Your article will be indexed by Google and the result will be multiple anchored links pointing to your blog from that article.
The down side is that duplicate content is always problematic and links can drop out of the index as Tim Grice describes in: Mass Article Submissions Are Not Worth It…? . In that article there are sites that he found that did hold long term link weight:
Provided your comments are meaningful, commenting can bring an inflow of targeted readers to your blog that rivals all other unpaid methods. Comment to provide additional information related to the post published by a blogger in your niche, and you will be noticed, especially if what you offer expands the discussion. Leaving behind a trail of high quality comments linked to your blog also increases the likelihood of increase subscribers and backlinks. That’s not to mention that if you comment on “do-follow” blogs you will also get a backlink to your blog.
Blog commenting is a well known way of link building. But more important than the links you drop in the comments is the links you get from other bloggers in their posts. — How Blog Commenting Has Made a Difference
Yes you should be commenting to get links, but I prefer to look at it as site promotion rather than linkbuilding or SEO. — Comment Links Are Advertising
Generate Traffic with Blog Comments
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