You probably might have heard a lot about backlinks and how it’s one of the main factors that determine how high you go on Search engine result page (SERP), that is the truth no doubt, but doing it the wrong way might end up hurting your blog so badly.
I’ve written one or two posts about SEO, and I stated categorically that getting backlinks helps to rank your blog on SERP and can also make your blog lose ranking and be penalized. to fully explain and complement that topic on backlinks, I’m writing again on “How to Get Organic Backlinks to Your New Blog 2019” like the title said, I’m given out tips on how to get quality backlinks that won’t hurt your blog or site.
Firstly what is Organic?
According to Omninconvert “Organic traffic is the opposite of paid traffic, which defines the visits generated by paid ads. Visitors who are considered organic find your website after using a search engine like Google or Bing, so they are not “referred” by any other website.”
It’s simply the the natural visitors that visit your website or blog without being referred to visitors from search engines are mainly considered to be organic visitors
To make this post well understood for newbies, I’ll thoroughly explain what backlink is all about and how helpful it’s to SEO practice and ranking.
Backlink which is also known as “outbound links” are links from another website to yours. like I said, it can make or break your website or blog.
Why the heck is everyone talking about getting backlinks? relax, it has a lot to do for you which i listed below.
Backlinks are especially valuable for SEO because they represent a “vote of confidence” from one site to another.
In essence, backlinks to your website are a signal to search engines that others vouch for your content. If many sites link to the same webpage or website, search engines can infer that content is worth linking to, and therefore also worth surfacing on a SERP. So, earning these backlinks can have a positive effect on a site’s ranking position or search visibility.
- Helps tell search engine how important that post/page is
- Brings in traffic from the linking site
- Gives that page/post high position on (SERP)
The image below is an example of a backlink i got from a top blog linking to one of my site.
I actually earned that backlink from a guest post I made in one of the authority blogs around, it didn’t only bring traffic to my blog, it also help skyrocket that post high on search engine result page (SERP)
Any body who’s serious about ranking high on Search engine, will also take building backlinks serious. not just building backlinks. But building quality backlinks, yes they are useless and less quality backlinks I’ll also take you through on that.
Considering the fact that backlinks differ, it has simply been categorized, into different categories, to help you understand the importance or relevance of some backlinks.
According to a source from Quora: ” A do-follow link, on the opposite hand, could be a link which
A no-follow backlink is largely a link that doesn’t pass away the SEO advantages of the supply web site to the web site wherever the link points to. briefly, we will say that, no-follow links don’t have any SEO worth, and that they won’t add up to the link profile that search engines use to gauge once ranking websites. program bots can crawl on this link, however, they’re going to not virtually follow wherever it’s pointed to.
Links on comment section are mostly No-follow Links, in other to rank high they are good and legal strategies I’ll be showing you, I’ve been using it in my blog both old and new.
As simple as this, a bad backlinks is a link that violates Google webmaster guidelines. a bad backlink can be coming from bad website that has violated google policies or sites that has no related content with yours. here are some of the few prescirbed bad backlinks.
- Sites that accept low-quality guest posting.
- Guest blogging is a good technique to use, but make sure you choose wisely the sites where you contribute.
- Websites that are written in a foreign language.
- It’s okay and natural to have a few links from foreign sites, but too many can cause troubles. For example, if you have a site that sells products only in the US, but you have the majority of your links from Russian
orIndiansites, you might have some problems.
- Social bookmarking websites.
- Adult, gambling and viagra related sites.
Getting backlinks can be very difficult, but it’s one essential practice for ranking high on search engines. many people fall victim to bad backlinks that end up hurting their site, so with that at the back of my mind, I’m crafting out good ways to getting backlinks without hurting your new blog.
Guest posting is one of the most effective ways of reaching a new audience, your content gets much exposure, especially if the website or blog you are guest postings for is well known. Any opportunity you get to guest post on a blog, you shouldn’t just do it for the backlink, but also for the exposure increasing your online reputation.
Craft good content that solves problem and will make the readers look for you, by turning to regular reader on your blog.
Report Broken Links
This is one method i haven’t personally tried, but i feel it’s one of the best link building technique which is used and recommended by pro bloggers and SEO experts.
How does this work
It’s not magic, you simply search for broken links on top website and blog, try to find out where such links lead to and the content there, write about the same stuff and inform the owner of the blog about a broken link on his or her site. you’re doing he or she a great help, tell he or she you have rewritten a more detailed post about the subject they previously linked to, then suggest they change the link to the similar content you’ve written.
I sure will give a try to this great idea and won’t fail to give you guys feed back whether successful or not.
There is a popular saying “content is king” a good content needs promotion, to end good quality backlinks, you’ll have to also write good contents, promote your content on all available social media, it also helps in driving good traffic and backlink to your.
One popular way to do this is to contact fellow bloggers who do weekly or monthly roundups. Then contact the webmasters and give them a quick introduction to your website. With your message, send a link to one of your best tutorials or guides. If they find your resource useful, they may link back to you in their next weekly roundup.
Testify About A product
An easy method to earn quality backlinks is to write testimonials for websites you are using. You’ll spend only a few minutes, and you can earn a link from the homepage of an authoritative website. As long as you are a customer of that product, there’s a high possibility you can get a link in exchange for a testimonial.
Spy On Competitors
You can spy on your competitors and see how they get backlinks or how they promote their site. All I do is follow them on all their social media handle and use this great tool Monitor Backlinks to monitor who is linking to them, follow their steps.
Earning quality backlinks is one of the most difficult aspects of the Off-page SEO that really
Finally, remember that keeping your backlinks is as
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