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Top 7 Key Ways To Find Your Link Partners

By Scott Smith

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Strategic linking delivers measurable results (and gives you massive bang for the buck). An increase in your traffic is guaranteed, and the process is faster and far less costly than site submission campaigns (which can often take months to get your site properly listed).

Links get you found by customers who want what you have. Statistics prove that once a "surfer" uses a search engine to find a Web site, they will search for links on that site to visit next.

If this site targets your market, YOU need to be there. Here are nine key ways to find link partners and jump-start your linkage campaign:

  1. Strategic linking delivers measurable results (and gives you massive bang for the buck). An increase in your traffic is guaranteed, and the process is faster and far less costly than site submission campaigns (which can often take months to get your site properly listed).

  2. Write a review of a Web site and tell the site owner it's theirs to post in exchange for a link.

  3. Allow others to publish your ezine on their Web site.

  4. If you are a writer, add a free article directory to your Web site and let others in your niche market know about it.

  5. Do you have a discussion board? Invite other related sites to link to it.

  6. Do you have a members-only Web site? Offer site owners free membership if they link to you.

  7. Join a Web ring at http://www.webring.org/, where each member site links to the next member site along the chain.


    BONUS TIPS


    • Create an award for "best in your niche market" - ask that your award graphic link back to your site.


    • Join a banner exchange like Microsoft bCentral LinkExchange. For every two banners displayed on your site promoting other businesses, one of your banners will be shown an another member's site.



    This should get you going.

Article by Scott T. Smith of LinkageXpress - the people who increase traffic to your site in 30 days or less, guaranteed.
http://www.linkagexpress.com

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Article Submitted On: January 29, 2001