Link popularity is a measure of the quality and quantity of sites that link to your website. If you have more links pointing back to your site, search engines will assume that your website is of some value and will in the process rank your site higher. The more popular that a website is that is buy backlinks to yours, the higher your website rankings will be on search engines such as Google.
There are quite a few very effective and natural ways of increasing your link popularity. Please note however that it will take some time and effort before you start seeing results, so be very patient. A few steps you can take to increase your back links and your link popularity include but are not limited to the following:
- Participating in forums.
- Writing articles and submitting them to article directories.
- Commenting and making contributions to other blogs.
- Submitting your blog/site to blog and website directories.
- Answering queries on Question and Answer sites such as Yahoo Answers and leaving your link there.
- Making use of anchor texts (This is where you include certain keywords in your text that links back to your site.)
If you start doing a few or all the above you will in the process leave links to your website/blog in the article directories, blog directories, site directories, question & answer sites and on other blogs where you participate. You will also be leaving your links on all the websites and blogs that choose to republish your very informative articles. By using a very aggressive article marketing campaign you will definitely increase your back links over time so continue providing value and you will be rewarded.
Something else that you can do to increase your backlinks is to try getting other website owners in your niche to place a link to your website from theirs. In return they may ask you to do the same. This is called reciprocal linking. Do the same for your blog. In some cases your requests may be turned down and sometimes you may be charged a fee but you should not be deterred in your efforts to get linked to popular sites.
Once you have good quality articles posted in article directories such as Ezine you will always have persons republishing your articles all over the internet and your links could go viral. Once you have a good quality site providing a lot of value and a lot of information you will find people linking to your sites. Article marketing is probably one of the most effective and easiest ways to increase your backlinks so start writing good quality articles and eventually you will start seeing some results. Your links in your resource box attached to your articles will be there for years to come on all these sites, all over the internet.
Pretty soon you will have a combination of one way links (where a website links to you without you buy backlinks back to them) and reciprocal links (where a website links to you and you link back to them in return). Please note that quality wins over quantity in the link building game so always try to build good quality links instead of focussing your efforts on getting a ton of low quality back links. Having higher quality links is much better for search engine optimization. Avoid this whole thing about buying links as Google doesn’t like this and you could be penalized for this. So just take your time and don’t try to rush things along.