Building Backlinks: Techniques You Should Use Daily

Posted in Web Design4 years ago • Written by 30 Comments

There are a lot of ways how to build backlinks – through social bookmarking sites, guest writing, commenting, just being helpful and seen all around your community, but we wanted to drop down it to sections and give you a hand to help building your backlinks right now.

We will start with the most well known things and topics, but at the end of the article check out other resources – you will find a lot of useful tools and big SEO building lists there to help you out! Enjoy!

Bookmarking Services

1. Diigo

Diigo provides a browser add-on that can really improve your research productivity. As you read on the web, instead of just bookmarking, you can highlight portions of web pages that are of particular interest to you. You can also attach sticky notes to specific parts of web pages. Unlike most other web “highlighters” that merely clip, Diigo highlights and sticky notes are persistent in the sense that whenever you return to the original web page, you will see your highlights and sticky notes superimposed on the original page, just what you would expect if you highlighted or wrote on a book!

Moreover, all the information — highlighted paragraphs, sticky notes, and the original url — are saved on Diigo servers, creating your personal digest of the web, your own collection of highlights from the web – ones that are meaningful to you! You can easily search, access, sort and share this collection from any PC or even iPhone.

2. Delicious

Delicious is a bookmarking service that is being provided by Yahoo! Inc.

This is my favorite bookmarking service that I am using almost everyday, almost every time when I’m writing some article.

3. Mister Wong

Mister Wong is bookmarking service where you can:

  • search and find the best sites on the web
  • save and manage your favorite websites
  • access your online account wherever you are
  • connect with twitter and automatically import interesting links

4. Simply

Simpy is a social bookmarking service. With Simpy, you can save, tag and search your own bookmarks and notes or browse and search other users’ links and tags. You can be open and share your links with others, or keep them private.

Simpy also helps you find like-minded people, discover new and interesting sites, publish your bookmarks, detect and eliminate link-rot, etc.

  • Simpy is 100% FREE!
  • Registered users see NO ADVERTISEMENTS!
  • Access your bookmarks from any computer and any browser – home, work, school…
  • Save and Tag pages with a single click via a bookmarklet or browser extension (Firefox)
  • Choose between private or public (shared) bookmarks
  • Full-text Search bookmarked pages” content, not just meta-data
  • Attach searchable notes to bookmarks
  • Create private or public Groups, invite others, collaborate
  • Find people like you and subscribe to their bookmarks
  • Share your bookmarks with others
  • Detect broken, forgotten and even redirected bookmarks
  • Upload your existing bookmarks (Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Galeon and Konqueror supported); Sync with del.icio.us; Export your bookmarks
  • Save private, taggable, and searchable free-text Notes
  • For hackers: Simpy has an open REST API – use it!
  • For bloggers: Publish your bookmarks in your blog using RSS

Digg-Like sites

1. DesignBump

DesignBump is a very useful site for design related bloggers to get traffic. Bloggers post links and make them popular.

2. Digg

Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. From the biggest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best stuff as voted on by our users. You won’t find editors at Digg — they are here to provide a place where people can collectively determine the value of content and they are changing the way people consume information online.

3. DesignFloat

Very similar site to Digg, but the only difference is that this page is only about design. It says “Welcome to DesignFloat.com the number one design related stories sharing resource”.

4. Sphinn

Sphinn is a social site for search and interactive marketers. It’s designed to allow you to share and discover news stories, read and take part in discussions, discover events of interest and network with others.

5. Pixel Groovy

It says “Pixel Groovy is a user controlled tutorial directory. We provide the members with the control, not editors, to decide which tutorials are worthy of being published and which tutorials aren’t. This helps filter out and set a level of quality in the tutorials seen on the frontpage”.

6. Dig A List

DigaList helps you dig out your lists to share, cobuild with friends (or thousands people) or Discover awesome lists.

7. CSS Globe

Css Globe is a community news site where members can publish news about web standards, css, web design and web development.

8. DZone

DZone is a technology publishing company that produces valuable content for software architects and developers worldwide.

9. … and a lot of other sites you are able to see here

DoFollow Sites.. Where to share your link.. Like Twitter and Facebook!

1. Twitter

2. Facebook

3. Stumbleupon

4. Reddit

5. Mixx

6. Technorati

7. Google Buzz

List of tips how to gain more traffic

1. SEO

The first and the main thing to your blog is to choose the best CMS for SEO or create one by yourself (but don’t do that – that’s so hard to do all perfectly). For example if you have WordPress, then design you choose must be optimized for SEO too.

More SEO links:

20 Most Valuable SEO Plugins For WordPress

Setting Up WordPress for SEO

10 Important Tips to Optimize WordPress for Search Engines

Understanding SEO Importance for Your Website Productivity

2. Articles: Write every day and write interesting articles

Articles must be interesting and at all unique. Write something that none has never done.

3. Share your work, share links

I already added some sites above where to share your work – use it, you will be happy.

4. Run contests

People always like contests,you give a chance to them to test their skills. If you post your work and  you win, than some other persons that can offer you some work, probably will do so, because you already proven your skills in some way by standing out.

5. Comment on other sites / blogs

If you comment his work, he will probably do the same back to you too. And that one of ways  for SEO too – more links from other sites to yours.

6. Have a great design / layout

7. Get your own domain

8. Activate guest blogging

9. Reply to comments

10. Link exchange with other blogs

Very useful tools and sites:

13 Written Articles

Valters is 17 years old freelancer from Latvia. His experience in web-building is about 3 years - PHP, xHTML, CSS. He enjoys web-building with different languages. You can follow him on Twitter.

30 Comments Best Comments First
  • akhil

    Sunday, December 11th, 2011 14:43

    22

    Thanks for this amazing article..

    +1
  • andy

    Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 13:13

    10

    Some good stuff for anyone starting out trying to drive traffic to their blog or site.

    Thanks for sharing

    Andy

    0
  • sriganesh

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 04:23

    1

    Thanks for the useful and very much needed !! must try this for my blog. !!
    thanks for the post. Valters Bergspics.

    Just tell me , every update my yahoo back links is increasing and decreasing. why ?

    0
  • Tinnitus Miracle

    Monday, September 20th, 2010 01:50

    11

    Thanks for the post, a lot of useful information…I wasn’t aware that this needed to be done daily…thanks again

    0
  • Thomas Retterbush

    Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 00:01

    12

    Awesome post! And I don’t say that very often, or hardly ever. Although the big bokkmarking site screenshots [pics] were a bit much, the info was useful and then some.

    I particularly liked your “list of tips how to gain more traffic” and your “very useful tools and sites”.

    I will be coming back to visit regularly. Heck, I may even subscribe to your newsletter someday,

    0
  • David Hill

    Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 09:44

    14

    This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I enjoy seeing websites that understand the value of providing a prime resource for free. I truly loved reading your post. Thanks!

    0
  • Marikxon Manurung

    Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 08:05

    13

    Great posting… It’s really informative article for blogger like me. Hmm, actually twitter is not dofollow site but it will send you more traffic to your site if you have many followers.

    Regards
    Marikxon Manurung

    0
  • Ana Watson

    Thursday, August 5th, 2010 17:52

    9

    Nice Tip,
    This is very good tip to one who is really interested in link building. If one have to increase backlink than they should use this techniqe daily.

    0
  • Toon

    Monday, July 26th, 2010 13:02

    8

    Most of the sites are nofollow sites so they do not create backlinks as such

    0
  • malabona

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 06:54

    3

    Very useful advices , im goona try to use some of them, specially DIGGO.
    Thanks!!

    0
  • Nikunj

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 11:42

    2

    Nice Post Valters. But Facebook, Twitter are NoDofollow for the links.

    0
  • Selvam

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 14:59

    4

    Hi
    In bookmarking services, the 4th one is “SIMPY” not SIMPLY :)

    0
  • AJ

    Friday, July 23rd, 2010 08:18

    5

    The title of this post should be something more like “Best Social Bookmarking Sites For Back-Links”. I don’t think naming “facebook” and “Diigo” count as “techniques”. The end of this post was helpful though.But if i didn’t trust this site and just saw the first half of the article I would have left immediately…

    0
  • rhonda

    Monday, July 26th, 2010 00:07

    7

    Thanks for the post, a lot of useful information…I wasn’t aware that this needed to be done daily…thanks again

    0
  • Shane Watson

    Saturday, July 24th, 2010 13:51

    6

    Nice Post,
    It technique will be very helpful for all the link builders to build backlink. This technique will be specially very useful for fresh link builders.

    Regards,
    Julie Watson

    0
  • Quoc Thai

    Monday, April 11th, 2011 10:49

    15

    Thank for your post. I am using Facebook and Twitter but they are nofollow link. Higher Traffic but Not Ranking. This post can help me very much, because I have new Blog. Thanks !

    0
  • Lisa

    Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 13:34

    16

    It’s time to get organized and use these methods wisely. Thank you so much!

    0
  • Hary

    Saturday, February 25th, 2012 19:05

    26

    Commenting on other’s blog and websites will make any difference for my SEO ranking? Because I dont have good writing skill so cant publish much blogs.

    0
  • Dome Labels

    Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 01:38

    27

    Thanks for sharing this great post. I have been using some of these bookmarks, but now I will start using all of them. Great post!

    0
  • Jithin

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 19:14

    28

    Thanks a lot for the post.It helped me a lot to learn about backlinking.

    0
  • best andorid phones

    Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 09:06

    30

    Really helpful for increasing the website’s back linking and traffic, thanks.

    0
  • ian strauss

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 17:25

    29

    Your post indeed makes sense. Im now starting to to create backlinks on my website and getting rankings is not as easy as you think. I have a question to the experts, lets say I purchase keywords from a site that allows you to link the keyword back to your own website as backlinks ex.

    0
  • mike

    Saturday, January 28th, 2012 22:12

    25

    Newer to the back link game and must say I have a weekend of reading and following up from the information on this blog alone… Some I’ve been doing by accident or good set-up and some are new..

    0
  • Febri

    Monday, January 23rd, 2012 16:29

    24

    Nice Artikel, social bookmark is important to build backlink, thank’s for sharing

    0
  • dell

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 18:29

    18

    its nice great and thanks for this information

    0
  • Guillermo Ortiz

    Friday, June 17th, 2011 08:08

    17

    Great post! I wasn’t aware of a few of these sites and definitely plan on using them, especially Diigo.

    0
  • Helen

    Saturday, September 24th, 2011 18:40

    19

    valters, this is a great list. very helpful for newbie in IM like me. thank you

    0
  • pradeep

    Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 20:30

    20

    Nice List of sites to submit links to….
    I am looking forward to build backlinks :)

    0
  • Vin

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 14:14

    23

    Yes backlinks a really very important for increasing visitors number and also page rank ;) Interesting post.

    0
  • Paco Wilson

    Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 08:31

    21

    That’s very useful. Now I’m using the suggest website to share the products from our website. But it seems that some of them can not work properly.

    0
  • best andorid phones

    Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 09:06

    30

    Really helpful for increasing the website’s back linking and traffic, thanks.

    0
  • ian strauss

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 17:25

    29

    Your post indeed makes sense. Im now starting to to create backlinks on my website and getting rankings is not as easy as you think. I have a question to the experts, lets say I purchase keywords from a site that allows you to link the keyword back to your own website as backlinks ex.

    0
  • Jithin

    Monday, March 19th, 2012 19:14

    28

    Thanks a lot for the post.It helped me a lot to learn about backlinking.

    0
  • Dome Labels

    Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 01:38

    27

    Thanks for sharing this great post. I have been using some of these bookmarks, but now I will start using all of them. Great post!

    0
  • Hary

    Saturday, February 25th, 2012 19:05

    26

    Commenting on other’s blog and websites will make any difference for my SEO ranking? Because I dont have good writing skill so cant publish much blogs.

    0
  • mike

    Saturday, January 28th, 2012 22:12

    25

    Newer to the back link game and must say I have a weekend of reading and following up from the information on this blog alone… Some I’ve been doing by accident or good set-up and some are new..

    0
  • Febri

    Monday, January 23rd, 2012 16:29

    24

    Nice Artikel, social bookmark is important to build backlink, thank’s for sharing

    0
  • Vin

    Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 14:14

    23

    Yes backlinks a really very important for increasing visitors number and also page rank ;) Interesting post.

    0
  • akhil

    Sunday, December 11th, 2011 14:43

    22

    Thanks for this amazing article..

    +1
  • Paco Wilson

    Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 08:31

    21

    That’s very useful. Now I’m using the suggest website to share the products from our website. But it seems that some of them can not work properly.

    0
  • pradeep

    Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 20:30

    20

    Nice List of sites to submit links to….
    I am looking forward to build backlinks :)

    0
  • Helen

    Saturday, September 24th, 2011 18:40

    19

    valters, this is a great list. very helpful for newbie in IM like me. thank you

    0
  • dell

    Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 18:29

    18

    its nice great and thanks for this information

    0
  • Guillermo Ortiz

    Friday, June 17th, 2011 08:08

    17

    Great post! I wasn’t aware of a few of these sites and definitely plan on using them, especially Diigo.

    0
  • Lisa

    Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 13:34

    16

    It’s time to get organized and use these methods wisely. Thank you so much!

    0
  • Quoc Thai

    Monday, April 11th, 2011 10:49

    15

    Thank for your post. I am using Facebook and Twitter but they are nofollow link. Higher Traffic but Not Ranking. This post can help me very much, because I have new Blog. Thanks !

    0
  • David Hill

    Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 09:44

    14

    This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I enjoy seeing websites that understand the value of providing a prime resource for free. I truly loved reading your post. Thanks!

    0
  • Marikxon Manurung

    Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 08:05

    13

    Great posting… It’s really informative article for blogger like me. Hmm, actually twitter is not dofollow site but it will send you more traffic to your site if you have many followers.

    Regards
    Marikxon Manurung

    0
  • Thomas Retterbush

    Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 00:01

    12

    Awesome post! And I don’t say that very often, or hardly ever. Although the big bokkmarking site screenshots [pics] were a bit much, the info was useful and then some.

    I particularly liked your “list of tips how to gain more traffic” and your “very useful tools and sites”.

    I will be coming back to visit regularly. Heck, I may even subscribe to your newsletter someday,

    0
  • Tinnitus Miracle

    Monday, September 20th, 2010 01:50

    11

    Thanks for the post, a lot of useful information…I wasn’t aware that this needed to be done daily…thanks again

    0
  • andy

    Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 13:13

    10

    Some good stuff for anyone starting out trying to drive traffic to their blog or site.

    Thanks for sharing

    Andy

    0
  • Ana Watson

    Thursday, August 5th, 2010 17:52

    9

    Nice Tip,
    This is very good tip to one who is really interested in link building. If one have to increase backlink than they should use this techniqe daily.

    0
  • Toon

    Monday, July 26th, 2010 13:02

    8

    Most of the sites are nofollow sites so they do not create backlinks as such

    0
  • rhonda

    Monday, July 26th, 2010 00:07

    7

    Thanks for the post, a lot of useful information…I wasn’t aware that this needed to be done daily…thanks again

    0
  • Shane Watson

    Saturday, July 24th, 2010 13:51

    6

    Nice Post,
    It technique will be very helpful for all the link builders to build backlink. This technique will be specially very useful for fresh link builders.

    Regards,
    Julie Watson

    0
  • AJ

    Friday, July 23rd, 2010 08:18

    5

    The title of this post should be something more like “Best Social Bookmarking Sites For Back-Links”. I don’t think naming “facebook” and “Diigo” count as “techniques”. The end of this post was helpful though.But if i didn’t trust this site and just saw the first half of the article I would have left immediately…

    0
  • Selvam

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 14:59

    4

    Hi
    In bookmarking services, the 4th one is “SIMPY” not SIMPLY :)

    0
  • malabona

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 06:54

    3

    Very useful advices , im goona try to use some of them, specially DIGGO.
    Thanks!!

    0
  • Nikunj

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 11:42

    2

    Nice Post Valters. But Facebook, Twitter are NoDofollow for the links.

    0
  • sriganesh

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 04:23

    1

    Thanks for the useful and very much needed !! must try this for my blog. !!
    thanks for the post. Valters Bergspics.

    Just tell me , every update my yahoo back links is increasing and decreasing. why ?

    0

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