Posts tagged with Linkbaiting

15 linkbait techniques for SEO and social media

15 linkbait techniques for SEO and social media  Linkbaiting is sometimes perceived in a negative light, perhaps because some linkbaiting techniques intentionally polarise opinion. But mainly linkbait is simply a case of creating great content. Hardly controversial.

At Econsultancy we try to create compelling content in order to drive traffic, recommendations and links.

Broadly speaking, the more links you attract, the higher your Google positions are going to be, though nowadays there’s a little bit more to linkbait than SEO.

Back in the day people would blog about your article, whereas today they may choose to share the link on Twitter. And that's not quite the same thing... 

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Link building: less can be more

Link building is one of the most important elements of a viable SEO strategy. Yet it's also one of the most difficult and time-consuming.

Many people make the mistake of assuming that acquiring lots of inbound links is a goal and some even go so far as to buy links in bulk (a no-no) in the hopes that it will offer a shortcut.

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10 linkbait strategies to build links and drive traffic

Linkbaiting is a widely used term to describe strategies where new web content or services are created specifically to boost rankings through attracting lots of inbound links. 

Some argue that linkbaiting is an unnecessary term which just means 'great content'. Nevertheless, it is a neat term that prompts marketers to focus their minds on what makes for genuinely useful or engaging content

Let's take a look at 10 strategies for linkbaiting.

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