Getting back links to your weblog can be a tedious process. But, it is a process that is worthwhile. Getting back links to your site is another form of website SEO. I discussed this during a previous article, “What Is SEO?”
Now let’s discuss actually getting back links. To sum it up, you can think of back links as web votes. Every time a webpage links back to your own website or webpage you’ve got a vote. In search engines, like Google, this is like a seal of approval. The more seals of approvals you get the higher your website is likely to rank on search engine results pages (SERP). The more back links you get will also help to increase your page rank. A page rank is a measurement starting from 0 to 10 of how high your website is valued. The more webpages, of higher page rank (web value) the more your own page rank and website value increases.
We’ll get to discuss page rank in more detail a bit later but, for now, let’s focus on getting you more back links.
Getting back links are easy but it can be time consuming like I’ve mentioned above. I’ve created a list of 5 organic (not paid for) methods below of just how you can begin to do this.
- Comment on other websites: Comment on websites that will allow you to link to your own website or blog. And the more sites you leave comments on will link back to your own website. And, if these websites have a higher page rank than you it is likely to improve your own page rank.
- Guest post for other websites: Just like commenting the more websites you guest posts for will allow you to point readers back to your own website for reference. Hence, the increase in back links. Continue reading