21 Proven Techniques of How to Build Backlinks

The more links you get to your site, the more quality visitors you’ll get from the search engines through the world.

It is all about building nice and quality back-links to your blog or website. In search engine optimization (SEO), page rank is at least partially determined by the number of sites that link to yours. These techniques of how to build backlinks are proven techniques worth a shot.

1. Hubpages

It is very unpoliced and they’ll basically allow anything to stay on their site. Don’t forget to link to your website. The whole point of using HubPages to get links is to increase your site’s link juice, and ultimately its rankings. Hubpages does delete hubs and users who do not comply with the TOS.

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2. Squidoo

Create a Squidoo page for your website or blog you like. Also include links to your website. It is great for creating solid links to your other Squidoo lenses or blogs because of the love that Google and other search engines shows Squidoo. When you create your content on either a Squidoo lens or blog, you need to make sure that you are targeting the people who would want to read it.

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3. Social Bookmarking sites

These days social media is very popular source of backlinks. Create good content on your website, and submit to social bookmarking sites. Here
is the list of 100+ Source of Promoting Your Websites or Blog.

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4. Give Testimonials

It is great way to get you a Backlink from a very authoritative site and has a big chance to drive you loads of traffic.

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5.  Article Directories

Article writing for building traffic and backlinks is a strategy that webmasters has been and still using effectively. The problem is that some website owners either ignores it or does not trust their writing skills. My favorites are eZineArticles, GoArticles and articlebase,

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6. Create a list post

I know list posts are old, but they still work great. Examples “13 Top Tips for Web Designers – SEO Best Practice“, or “100+ Source of Promoting Your Websites or Blog”.

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7. Guest Posting

This is the very popular way, especially between bloggers on the internet.  Guest posting is not just about getting the backlinks but also to build your brand among the vast on-line users.

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8. Blog commenting

Commenting on different blogs is the easiest way to get back-links.

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9.  Link exchange

It is a strategy used by webmasters where you give a website a link on your website and they give you a backlink to your website. It is not as effective as it was before.


10. Forum Posting

These days Many Forums provide Dofollow link via signatures of signed up users. If the forum is a popular one, a back-link can be extremely valuable. If you know the solution to a problem or the answer to a question and you feel your answer could benefit more users, put it on
your website and direct the members to look at it at your website. In your signature, include the link to your website; with every post you get a back-link to your website.

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11.  Hold a contest

Run a contest on your blog. It tends to bring lots of backlinks and traffic.

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12. Post at .gov and .edu forums

your links on edu links is a great way to boost backlinks, traffic and ranking on Search Engine that’s especially Google Search Engine.  Edu and Gov links are still highest quality links that recommended by a lot of internet marketers.

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13. Press Release

It is widely understood that SEO press releases are an excellent source of backlinks and can greatly assist in an overall SEO marketing plan. To get these links, you need to include links within your press release
your site. The most popular press releases website is, and Don’t forget to link to your website.

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14. Release a Free WordPress Theme or Plugin

If you can make a custom WordPess theme or plugin then release it for free to your guests. WordPress themes and plugins are probably the easiest and fastest ways to build backlinks to your blog, with little effort. Don’t forget to add link back to your website in footer.

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15. Buy a Review

your product is good and unique enough, try to ask bloggers to review and blog about your website, product or services. You can also offer to pay them directly to review about your site, or you can buy posts through services like ReviewMe.

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16. Link Baiting

good posts which will help you create lot of discussion and backlinks. Whether by creating good content on your blog or by offering something unique, you might have already created linkbaits without knowing that you have done so.

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17. Buy Backlinks

Be careful where to buy from and make sure that the website hosting your link is worth it. Text-Link-Ads are most likely your best option.

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18. Blog Promoters

Submit your link to the free Blog promoter websites like and they have thousands of visitors a day and will centainly increase your web traffic and an easy way to build a backlinks.

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19. Unique and Original Content

and original posts is always useful to get you some good quality backlinks from other sites. There are many bloggers who like to search and give links of other sites from their own posts. Well researched and insightful articles always gets noticed and generate lots of backlinks. This is other powerful way to get quality backlinks and driving traffic to your website. The only thing you need is to find quality forums related to your site niche and post comments or replies on them. Be sure your replies are related to the discussions otherwise it will be like spamming. So find some quality forums those have thousands of active members and visit daily to find an interesting discussion related to your niche. It also help is driving unique traffic to your blog or website and I have always seen that these are really loyal readers if they find your blog useful.

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20. Freebies

more way to get legitimate backlinks are by running a free service that people find useful or create a product by yourself and distribute it for free. The common examples of freebies are Firefox or Chrome Extensions,
WordPress plugins or free WordPress themes. This is one time work, which results in lots of people to come to your website.

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21. Create A Video

You can also create interesting and helpful videos related to your niche and then published it in your blog, website & Youtube. The more people that watch your video and more they will pass your link to their contacts. If the Video is good and the content is original you can get more backlinks to your website or blog which also helps you to raise your search engines rank.

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About the author


Naaz is a web designer and loves to find new tips and tricks for creativity purposes and likes to share them with the people.


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