13 Steps to Increasing Your Link Luck

Written by Courtney Heard

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6. Join link exchange networks. There are a few out there that are quite valuable and well done, like  http://value-exchange.sitesell.com/ and even some ofrepparttar less valuable ones will send you a decent link opportunity every now and again.

7. Talk torepparttar 119325 people in your geographic area. If your store is in a mall, askrepparttar 119326 other stores in your mall to exchange links. If you’re in an office building, ask allrepparttar 119327 other businesses inrepparttar 119328 building. Look through your chamber of commerce web site, or local business directory. Remember, relevancy includes geography. http://www.realestatelicense.com can exchange with sites related torepparttar 119329 keywords I listed in step 1 as well as sites in and around their area of California.

8. Ask any clients with businesses to link to your site. Offer them a discount on further purchases forrepparttar 119330 duration of time they keep your link up. Not only does this produce a one-way incoming link to your site, but it also promotes repeat business.

9. Ask every site you come across that you like or find useful for a link exchange.

10. Participate in forums, such as http://scamcops.abalone.ca/forums/ and use your signature to link to your site.

11.Triangle linking, though hard work, can be very beneficial. Triangle linking isrepparttar 119331 process of creating one way links between three sites. Eg. Site 1 agrees to link to site 2 if site 2 links to site 3 and site 3 links back to site 1.

12. Write articles and submit them to places such as articlecity.com and goarticles.com. Make them valuable articles that people will actually read, and they’ll get picked up by more places. Make sure your Author’s bio has a link to your web site.

13. Create a “Link to Us” page and allow visitors who find your site a great resource to link to you on their own. Avoid banner links or button links and stick to text links. Relevant anchor text is as important asrepparttar 119332 link itself.

And finally, be patient. Obtaining a lot of incoming links all at once can raise some flags in search engine algorithms. A well conducted link development campaign takes time but is well worth it. The pay-off can turn your new business into a massive success and can meanrepparttar 119333 difference between flipping burgers for operating capital, or sipping Mai-Tais in Bora Bora while all your worker bees back home keep things going. Trust me, Tahiti’s worthrepparttar 119334 wait.

Courtney Heard is the founder of Abalone Designs, a search engine optimization company. in Vancouver, Canada. She has been involved in web development and marketing since 1995 and has helped start several businesses since then in the Vancouver area. More of Courtney's articles are available at http://www.abalone.ca/resources/

Reciprocal Link exchange Management

Written by Ken Austin

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LinkMachine is a link exchange management software that makes it easy to find and contact quality link partners, generate custom link pages that match your site, and keep track of reciprocal links. LinkMachine automatically updates your link pagesrepparttar instant they're changed - no uploading required. Link exchanges increase a site's targeted traffic, search engine ranking, and sales

LinkMachine finds hundreds of popular, relevant sites to potentially exchange links with. Inviterepparttar 119324 webmasters of these sites to exchange links, using LinkMachine's fast e-mail templates. Generate custom link pages that perfectly matchrepparttar 119325 look of your site. And keep track of each reciprocal link to your site.

LinkMachine is a Php application that runs on your web server. So it can automatically update your link pagesrepparttar 119326 moment a change is made - no need to upload files each time a new link is added.

Ken Austin http://www.1stdiscountshopping.com http://www.1stinroses.com

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