SEO has changed, gone are the days where you could pump thousands of links at your website in a short period of time, get high rankings and roll in the cash. Today you have to earn your links through providing value.
Google publicly has stated that anyone gaming the system, ‘rank improvers’ will be penalized. So how does one get high quality backlinks then?
How To Earn Your Links
SEOmoz made a great post on earning your links, however here are some:
- Create amazing content (that people naturally link to)
- Create viral content (that people share)
- Contribute high quality guest posts (which you contribute)
In the infographic below we will go over some of the basic benefits that guest posting brings you.
Editor’s Note: Using infographics for guest blogging also works.