Blog or a website, it should rank high on the search engines for anyone to notice it. Simply put, a linkback is a link from another website to yours, one sided. More linkbacks means more authority, especially in the case of a blog. You cultivate links overtime and not overnight, it takes time and patience.
That said, lets deal with the real devil… how to get linkbacks from other websites? You should have the answer to that question by the time you read this post.
5 Simple Ways To Get Linkbacks
There are number of free link directories on the web, the most popular one is dmoz.org. The problem is, once you submit your link, it can take ages for the link to show up on the directory. You should still give it a shot because a link back from dmoz.org is priceless. Most link directory owners approve your links within few days and there are growing number of directories out there.
Posting comments on articles and other blogs is beneficial in two ways, it creates communication between you and other commentators and it allows you to linkback to your blog. You should try to comment as much as you can but also make sure you are not bombarding senseless words.
Forums allow you to have a personalized signature, use that signature to your advantage but linking back to your website. You might think your blog is unrelated to the forum so why bother but you are wrong. A linkback is a linkback is a linkback.
If you are a blogger, write a couple of posts and don’t post it to your blog. Go to ezine or other article posting website and submit your blog post. You will gain authority, linkback and who knows maybe a couple million page views if you write something really good.
This is my favorite way to build up linkbacks, guest posting on other blogs. This is beneficial for both the blog owner and the blog writer because one gets free content and the other one gets free promotion and a permanent linkback.
I just told you about the five simple ways to get linkbacks for your blog. Try to follow the above mentioned guidelines and maybe one day you will thank me.