Link Building: To Link, or Not to Link, That is the Question

Written by Vik Tailor

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2. This is a great little exercise I would recommend to anyone. a. Write down 20 search terms pertaining to your website b. Go to and type in a search term written in step A c. Contact as many websites as possible listed under that search term and ask them to exchange inner page or homepage links with you. If they're NOT interested, ask whether they would be interested in selling advertising space. If your website is fairly new, you may want to ask sites for advertising prices. Free hits arerepparttar best hits but sometimes you might have to gorepparttar 119352 extra lap and pay for service. I wouldn't recommend spending over $100 / month for advertising UNLESS it's a high traffic site with your site audience. The best deals arerepparttar 119353 ones that offer $10-25 / month. There are sites out there that will sell SUPER cheap advertising, and others that charge an arm and a leg.

EVERYONE gets rejected sometime or another so keep your head up and keep moving along! The internet is comprised of Billions of websites. If you're rejected 500 times, you still have MANY business opportunities left! This is a continuous job so set aside time every week to do this. If you donít have time for this, then you donít have time to make money.

3. Hire a link building firm (this can be quite expensive but if you have money, its minimal work for you)

PageRank Pagerank is a great tool but donít use it as your ONLY measurement for success. I canít explain everything about pagerank but a good explanation is given at

Conclusion In conclusion, link building is not only for increasing link partners and search engine rankings, itís also used to create partnerships and establish profitable relationships with other webmasters. Link building is a tedious process, but one ofrepparttar 119354 best for getting free (sometimes not), targeted hits from other websites.

Vik Tailor is the owner of and He has been in the online advertising industry for over 4-5 years and has extensive online marketing knowledge.

20 Easy Ways To Get People To Link To Your Web Site

Written by Jeff Schuman

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11. Give away web space to people for free. Since you are giving it away for free, request they link to your site by placing your ad or banner torepparttar site.

12. Create your own award site for other web sites. Giverepparttar 119351 winners a graphic or text link to place on their web site when they win. This will link your web site to theirs and draw more traffic to your web site.

13. Create a directory of web sites on a specific topic. Give peoplerepparttar 119352 option of addingrepparttar 119353 directory to their web site by linking to it. Put your business ad atrepparttar 119354 top ofrepparttar 119355 directory's home page.

14. Offer a free e-book to your web site visitors. The ebook should be related to your target audience. Allow them to giverepparttar 119356 e-book to their own web site visitors by linking directly to your web site.

15. Are you an expert on a particular subject? Offer people free consulting via e-mail if, in exchange, they either link to your site. People will consider this a huge value because consulting fees can be very expensive.

16. Exchange content with other web sites. You could trade articles, top ten lists, etc. Both parties could include a resource box atrepparttar 119357 end ofrepparttar 119358 content.

17. Create an online club or association. Tell your visitors what's included inrepparttar 119359 membership and what it costs to join. Offer them a free membership if, in exchange, they link to your web site.

18. Allow people to use an online service or utilities from your web site if, in exchange, they link to your web site. The online service could be an e-mail account, search engine submission, web page design, copywriting, proofreading, etc.

19. Join or create a web ring. A web ring is a group of web sites on a similar subject agreeing to link together. To find a web ring to join type keywords "web rings" into your search engine of choice.

20. Allow people to download software at no charge from your web site, if they link to your web site. The software could be freeware, shareware or demos.

There is no doubt that getting quality link partners takes a lot of hard work. Many timesrepparttar 119360 benefits are not obvious for months and months. Don't stop with these 20 ways to get link exchanges. Come up with incentives of your own.

Inrepparttar 119361 long run all of this effort is worth it. When your website is getting more free traffic, and is enjoying a position on page one withrepparttar 119362 major search engines forrepparttar 119363 keywords that define your website, you will be glad that you have done more than your competition to get quailty link exchange partners.

Jeff Schuman has used the strategy of exchanging links to take his website Team-Schuman.Com to page one with all of the major search engines for the keyword phrases "make money", "make money at home" and many other similar keywords. Check out his make money site here:

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