Creating Quality backlinks is very important to rank well in search engines. In this post, I am going to show you how to create quality backlinks for free for your blog and rank better in search engines.
Starting A blog is not enough. You need to add content to your blog to keep it alive. To drive targeted and quality traffic to your blog, you need to build quality backlinks.
A backlink is a link that points to your blog or website from other websites. It helps search engines to know that people like your content and appreciate it. Backlinks are usually attributed as:
Backlinks that are of dofollow are highly valuable as the link you get will pass the link juice to your blog.
Nofollow, UGC, and sponsored attributed links are not passing the link juice hence they are not so much valuable. But always keep in mind that All backlinks created by you are counted by search engines.
There are various ways to create backlinks for your blog. But the most important thing is that create quality backlinks from high-authority websites. Let’s check how you create them easily for free.
1. Guest Posting
Guest Posting is one of the best, most free, and most legit ways to create backlinks from high-authority websites. There are many blogs and websites out there that are accepting guest posts on their blog.
All you need to approach them. You can contact them through email or the contact us form. But make sure that the blog you are approaching for a guest post is relevant to your niche.
Send them your guest post ideas along with your writing samples or the posts you have written on other blogs as your portfolio. This is a professional way to contact a blogger for requesting a guest post.
You need to maintain the quality of your guest post. It makes speeds up the chance of getting published quickly on other blogs.
Guest posting is literally the best and most authentic way to generate quality backlinks for your blog.
2. Social Media Sites
Wait! you may think that how social media allows you to create backlinks. Right? Well, the fact is that most of the social links are of nofollow attribute.
But the fact is that social media indirectly helps you to rank well in search engines. When people like and share your posts on social media sites, It helps search engines to know that the people like your content.
If you do some research on Google, you will find that the post ranked on the first page of search engines have good social share scores.
Keeping a habit of sharing your posts on social media on a regular basis is very important to boost your social presence.
3. Blog Commenting Sites
Many bloggers think that blog commenting is dead. The fact is that it is still one of the best ways to create backlinks for your blog. Posting genuine and authentic blog comments helps you to get good backlinks and also build a good relationship with other bloggers.
Many Blogs are now providing nofollow backlinks in the comment section but you know it is still counted as a backlink and score up your backlinks.
I have personally used this technique in the past years and it helps me to get backlinks and also build some great relationships with other bloggers.
All you need is to drop a genuine and authentic comment that resonates with the content. Commenting just for backlinks won’t help you.
4. Blogger Outreach
Blogger outreach is also a good and effective way to create backlinks. Networking plays a great role in blogging. You need to increase your networking and build good relationships with other bloggers.
In my 6+ years of blogging journey, I have made a good and strong relationships with fellow bloggers in my niche.
Blogger outreach helps bloggers connect with each other and you can exchange backlinks with each other.
5. Broken Link building
This is a very time-consuming task for generating backlinks for your blog. Many bloggers skip this technique. But if you do it effectively, you can leverage some good backlinks for your blog.
In Broken link building, you need to find out the links that are dead and not working on other blogs. Contact the respective blog owner with that broken link. You can firmly ask them to replace the broken link with your content.
If your content compliments their content. They will happily add your link to their blog post. Many bloggers really appreciate this technique.
6. Web 2.0 Sites
Web 2.0 sites are a good source of getting backlinks for your website and blog. Web 2.0 sites like Medium, Tumblr, Reddit, etc. are good sources for getting some quality backlinks.
You can use these sites to create short posts and link them with your blog posts. It definitely impacts your SEO and helps you to rank well in search engines.
Web 2.0 sites are popular among users, and they have high domain authority. Not only for backlinks but you can use quality web 2.0 websites to create your online credibility as a content publisher.
7. Wiki Links
Wikki Links play a great role in getting high-authority backlinks. Wikki Sites like Wikipedia have some strict rules for listing something on their website. But if you are able to manage it then it will be a goldmine opportunity for you.
Wikki sites are of high authority and getting links from them can help you to gain a good backlink score.
You can also use third-party sites and service providers who are offering wiki links.
Interlinking your content is a good on-page SEO practice. Always interlink your blog posts. It helps search engines to crawl your site easily. Interlinking your content will also increase the dwell time on your website.
When You Interlink your content, make sure that you have used the accurate and proper keywords to link content.
Do not overdo it. Aggressively interlinking can harm your blog’s SEO.
9. Participate in Roundup Post & Interviews
When you gradually hone your blogging skills and build good credibility for your blog. You are invited by other bloggers to participate in roundup posts and interviews.
It will help you to get backlinks naturally from other blogs by submitting your review and interviews.
Many bloggers are actively organizing roundup posts and interviews on their blogs.
10. Online Forums
Online forums are also good ways to create quality backlinks for your blog. Many high authority forums like Warriorforum, Digitalpoint, Webmastersun, etc, are free to join.
You can use signatures to create backlinks and also help you to drive referral traffic to your blog.
I am also using these forums for getting backlinks and promoting my content as well.
Over to You
Backlinks are an essential part of ranking a website in search engines. You can use the above free techniques to create quality backlinks for your blog. I personally recommend you to create a combination of both dofollow and nofollow links.
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