Links get us Rankings on the SERPs. However what kind of links should you source? What adds value to how Google looks at the links pointing to a site. How many linking root domains are there? What’s the anchor text balance like? What links should you prioritise? How is the competition getting their links? Most important what is the budget you have in mind for high end links for high-level directory submissions, press release distribution, etc?
Here are some really simple ways that you can add valuable links to your site:
Placing content on other websites is a great way of building links, especially if you’re a new website trying to build a reputation from scratch. Find out some good sites in your niche and check if they allow guest posts. See what kind of posts they would like. Write on the topic and send the post. Not only do you get a valuable link back but also add credibility to the information provided. To get a list of potential sites to post content on visit a community of guest bloggers like: http://myblogguest.com
Blog comments where the comments add additional information to the content posted prove to be a good source of traffic and good links. Make sure that the comment has a do follow so that some link juice is passed on to your site.
Articles that are unique can be spinned across various article sites to get a valuable content link. The important thing is to ensure the information in the article is unique and pertaining to the product or service provided on the website.
Press Releases are a good way to promote a site and get those links. Inexpensive sites like PRWeb offer great access to news directories, as well as conventional magazine editors.
Use high level directory submissions.
Make it easy for your visitors to link to you i.e if they want to.