SEO: Some effective and White Hat methods to build Backlinks

Some time back Himanshu told you about What are backlinks and importance of backlinks. Following it we published how to get free backlinks for your website and I told you about how commenting can help create backlinks.

I was watching a video from Google webmaster team and Google engineer Matt spoke about how you can create backlinks in white hat and effective way. For now watch this video and I will explain few ways which Matt has explained to create backlinks for your website :

White Hat Method Backlinks

White Hat method Backlinks

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One thing Matt really emphasize here in this video is writing quality articles (tutorials ) or research posts. Apart from all this here are more way which he mentioned in his videos and I’m sure you will be benefited if you follow it :

Forum posting :

Forums and places like yahoo answers are good and very useful places for creating backlinks and driving traffic. When people come to your post from forums, you are targeting a new set of readers and exposing your article to different audience. Such users tend of stay more on your blogs.  Apart from this trick you can take help of my list of dofollow forums to get free backlinks.

Social media site submission :

Social media sites like Mixx, Digg, friendfeed helps you in building backlinks and driving traffic to your blog. If you are lucky enough to hit front page of Digg, SU, you might be awarded with lots of traffic and backlinks.

I have already written a  post about Digg some time back, which you can read :

Get a blog :

This is very useful for corporate websites or web service oriented websites. You can create a blog and use it to post articles and drive backlinks and traffic to your blog. Personally my blog helps me a lot to drive traffic to my web services. You can read more about creating a professional blog here : How to create a professional blog

Free Product and Services :

Free Product and services are one of the best working method to create a buzz about your services and drive traffic and most important backlinks. You can create a free Wordpress theme, free Wordpress plugin, facebook application, Toolbar, and so on.

Create Videos :

This is what Matt personally recommend, create good quality videos and if your video is good enough people will embed it into their blog or websites and you can use it to drive free backlinks.  For creating professional video you can use Camtasia profesisonal video software and this tutorial will help you to create video using Camtasia software.

If you are in video marketing, you will love this previous post on 50 ways to drive huge traffic from youtube.

I feel for a new blogger and even for established blogger these tips will be very useful. Personally I believe commenting is the best way to build backlinks to your blog and I would love to know your viewpoint and effective ideas on building backlinks for your blog.

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