High quality links have always been an important part of gaining Google rankings and following the recent Panda update, this has become all the more apparent.
A few directory submissions and some badly written ezine-type articles just won’t cut the mustard anymore, so read on to discover our top 5 tips for gaining Pandaproof links.
Controversy can lead to notoriety, and in the online world that means one thing, links! Believe it or not, there are some people who don’t like Copify very much…
But it’s not all bad, we’ve acquired some decent links from sites who have commented on our unconventional business model.
Talk to non-profit organisations
Links from .org, .gov and .ac domains are just about the best type you can get. So, if you have any ties with your local council, college or university, ask them nicely for a link. Here’s a couple of examples we’ve managed to acquire from Lancashire County Council and the lovely people at Lancaster University.
Tell your story…
The great thing about the internet is that there is always someone out there who wants to hear what you have to say. Here at Copify we love reading about startups, which led us to a couple of sites that were kind enough to feature us. In exchange for editorials, we gained some decent exposure and a couple of valuable links.
Arguably the best way to acquire links, putting out a press release to the right hubs will not only drive brand awareness and exposure in Google News, but also links from a number of sites.
Social media and networking sites are becoming an increasingly important part of SEO, so make sure you don’t miss out. Twitter and Facebook are the two main contenders, but if you operate in B2B then LinkedIn may be more up your street. This offers a great way to connect and share resources with fellow professionals and also to link to your website with 2 quality anchored links.
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