Backlinks - what is it?

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please tell me what are the backlinks and how to get them?

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#backlinks
  • Profile picture of the author Elsoft
    Backlinks are the links to your website from other websites,indicating their reference to your site.SO,a reference from a site better rated than your site (and relevant to your website) are weighed higher by the search engines.The more in number of such links will improve the rating of your website by Google.This is one of the factors,used by Google, important in website's ranking.

    You can use methods like forum/blog posting,press releases and article marketing and social bookmarking.
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  • Profile picture of the author kamalmix
    ok, and what is called this one:

    i go to pr9 website i left there comment for any article with my website, what is the difference between this and backlinks?

    p.s. i am having more than 1000 websits with high pr, what to do with this list?
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  • Profile picture of the author derekad
    use can use Scrapebox or Market Samurai to find some good places where you can get backlink
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  • Profile picture of the author seodeveloper07
    Backlink means how many other website have your website URL. This is called backlink.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jean1
    Backlinks are incoming links to a website or web page from other websites. Inbound links are important because they increase your ranking on search engines and thus help in traffic generation. You can use blog commenting and article submissions among other methods
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  • Profile picture of the author diyakapoor
    Your website link on others' websites are known as back links. Back links are helpful in improving search engine rankings of website. You can build back links from different SEO sources Like directory submissions, article submissions, forum posting, blog posting etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author leewii
    backlink is a link coming from another website for example, i have websites about cars and i will write a 350 word article. in the article i will put a link the article with a code <a href="http://www.yourwebsite.com">cars</a>, and i will then go to to ezineaarticles.... and submit my article. when they publish the article they will be a link going to your website in the text "CARs", so when i keep building backlinks from different article direcotries or blogs i will be 1st position on google when some type's in CARS...............................lololololololol lolol this is the best that i can explain
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    • Profile picture of the author kamalmix
      Originally Posted by leewii View Post

      backlink is a link coming from another website for example, i have websites about cars and i will write a 350 word article. in the article i will put a link the article with a code <a href="http://www.yourwebsite.com">cars</a>, and i will then go to to ezineaarticles.... and submit my article. when they publish the article they will be a link going to your website in the text "CARs", so when i keep building backlinks from different article direcotries or blogs i will be 1st position on google when some type's in CARS...............................lololololololol lolol this is the best that i can explain
      for example, i am having someone's website with PR8, i have to ask him to put article with my url or if i will just comment on any article with link on my website is enough?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Chase
    I think other posters have explained what backlinks are, so I'd like to help with the second part of your question - how to get them.

    These are just some of the types of backlinks that you can build:

    Articles - lots of sites (e.g. articlesbase, goarticles, ezinearticles and many, many more smaller article sites) will let you post content for free and include a backlink in the footer of your articles to your site. You can also contact blog owners and offer to do a guest post with a link to your site.

    Social Bookmarks - sites like Digg, Delicious, etc. will let you post links to your site. You can also use software and automated services to do this faster - such as Bookmarking Demon and Social Monkee (see my signature for free version of this!).

    Profiles - forums and web 2.0/membership sites often let registered users set up a profile (like the Warrior Forum does) and include links back to their site. This is free too, but these links are fairly low quality. Still, they can be useful.

    Forum Signatures - you can register on forums that are relevant to your site and post helpful content, then include a link back to your site in the signature.

    Blog Comments - many blogs will allow you to post comments after their articles - adding useful and relevant comments with links back to your site (as the poster's name field) is a good way to build links.

    Press Releases - writing a press release and submitting it to some popular PR sites is a good way to get backlinks - if you are lucky your PR and link will be syndicated to lots of popular sites.

    There are lots of tools and services that speed up the process of building backlinks, such as Scrapebox, SE Nuke, Article Marketing Robot, Article Demon and Social Monkee. Some are free but others can be expensive.
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  • Profile picture of the author markfreedom
    Backlinks are incoming links to a website or web page.
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  • Profile picture of the author kamalmix
    So, if anywhere i will just leave a comment with my website link - it is called backlink?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jack Chase
      Originally Posted by kamalmix View Post

      So, if anywhere i will just leave a comment with my website link - it is called backlink?
      If you leave a comment under a blog with your site as the link (and preferably anchor text as your target keyword) then yes - that is a backlink.

      The same as if you write an article and include a hyper-link toy your site or bookmark your site with a social bookmarking website. these are all backlinks.

      You can start by editing your signature on this forum and including a link to your site!
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  • Profile picture of the author JerrickYeoh
    Yes it is call backlink , by just leaving a comment and allow them to click the link you place to link them to your website. That is one backlink. But that is not enough, you need to make sure that the backlink you build is dofollow or nofollow. PR 8 may not enough yet, try to look on more blog or article that with TOP 5 PR.
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  • Profile picture of the author smarttrafficseo
    Sites which are pointing to your site call backlinks. Try SEO service for quality backlink building and try SMO for better traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author dianeforster
    Backlink means the popularity of your website link with quality links from others websites to have your website links.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matt Broody
    check where competitors have got backlinks and get them from that places too
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  • Profile picture of the author crescendo
    A back link is an inward link to your site that may or may not be reciprocated with an outward link back. If page A links to page B then a back link would be a link which goes from page B back to page A.

    For example let's consider you find an interesting article on web and you require the article to be displayed on your website hence you link the article to your website. Now your website acts as a back link to that article or to the URL where the article is originally located.
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  • Profile picture of the author franzmark2011
    You need backlinks in order to rank in Google. No backlinks, no ranks. Ask help from a SEO expert. That is the best thing to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author srinu
    i hope you can understand with above friends suggestions... try to get quality backlinks ... submit your site in education and government website .. google like this sites very much
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  • Profile picture of the author sousen
    A back link is merely a link on another persons site going to your site or vice versa. you can get back link by these:-
    -Article Submission
    - Directory Submission
    - Social Bookmarking
    -Blog post
    -Blog Comment
    -Press Relies Submission
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