Contrary to popular belief, link building is still an important part of SEO. Google’s Hummingbird update may have changed the emphasis of the search algorithm from link volume and keywords to quality content and being an “authority” on a subject, but it is still important to have high quality links. If you don’t want the success of your website to be tied to how much you are willing to spend on paid search and PPC marketing, then you will need to have incoming links from high quality websites that are related to your niche. These link building strategies will help you to acquire the kinds of links that Google loves.
Find Quality Sources
Don’t waste your time on low quality links from generic web directories or article marketing sites. Focus on high quality blogs, news sites and businesses within your niche. You can find high quality sources by using tools such as the Affilotools Link Finder (http://www.affilorama.com/tools). Simply enter your chosen keywords, tick the kind of link you’re interested in building, and click find links. You will be presented with a list of potential blogs and websites to target with your link building efforts.
Spend a Few Minutes On Link Building Each Day
Google will view your website with suspicion if you suddenly end up with hundreds of new incoming links. It is much better from an SEO point of view (and for your organic traffic, for that matter), if you bring in links at a slow, steady pace. Continue reading Quality Link Building for Affiliate Marketing