Comics Make Great Link Bait

Written on April 25, 2012 – 10:13 am | by Shell Harris |

One of our clients posted a comic we created for them on their blog. While being funny and a nice 5 second distraction for your day, this comic also offers the potential for outside sites to link to them. In other words, this comic and comics in general make great link bait. You may wish to entertain this idea of comedy and SEO for your clients or maybe you already have. We would love to see other examples of comics and link building you have used or you have found being used. Add any good finds to the comments below.

We did something similar when we created the first ever monthly SEO Comic a few years ago.

Here is the Bad to the Bone comic from our client. (Love the comic name.) And here is the comic itself.


Shell Harris co-founded Big Oak on January 1, 2004. In a previous career he was a print & web designer and often developed the sites he designed before focusing on his current passion for search engine optimization and Internet marketing. He is an avid researcher, SEO specialist, company mouthpiece and is always looking for the next big thing in Internet Marketing.

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  1. 9 Responses to “Comics Make Great Link Bait”

  2. By Anton Koekemoer on Apr 30, 2012 | Reply

    Lol. Thanks for the great laugh from the Comic insert in the post. It does make for great link-bait and link-building opportunities.

    thanks for sharing. Keep up the great posts.

  3. By Ain Khera on May 10, 2012 | Reply

    I think comics are pretty interesting and it can really attract many. What other ways could you do to make a great link bait? Anyway thanks for sharing this! You’ve got a really great blog here.

  4. By Reese on Jun 1, 2012 | Reply

    Comics are indeed a very effective link bait strategy. Comics strips can say and depict in a few words and expressions what sometimes can take an entire article to write about. When someone doesn’t have the time to read an entire article, that same person can always spare a minute or two to read a strip.

  5. By fhrill on Jun 7, 2012 | Reply

    That was funny. Continue doing comic in your post. It was interesting.

  6. By AlbertJ on Jun 11, 2012 | Reply

    OMG! Pretty funny!

  7. By SammieClemmons on Jun 25, 2012 | Reply

    I think we can all use laugh every now and then to break up the monotony of our daily work-work-work lives. I will have to find a way to make little funnies for my sites. Thanks for sharing this.

  8. By Model Baju Busana Muslim on Jun 29, 2012 | Reply

    Lol. Thanks for the great laugh from the Comic insert in the post. It does make for great link-bait and link-building opportunities

  9. By digital ink on Jul 2, 2012 | Reply

    Very funny and interesting post. Thanks a lot for sharing these awesome post with us. I’ll visit your blog again.

  10. By Internet Marketing Houston on Aug 18, 2012 | Reply

    I loved your blog, Actually I was having fun while reading your funny comics post. I bookmarked and will read again.

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