SEO for start-ups

SEO for start-ups

Tuesday, 27 September 2011 15:32

Building links with article writing

Everyone in SEO talks about quality content being the key to getting other sites to link to yours.


Another good way of churning out links is to provide a snapshot, snippet or a foretaste of your site content in the form of articles that you submit to various locations around the web.


For example, if you are playing in the credit card comparison niche, you could be writing on what the top tips are when it comes to selection criteria for credit cards and submit those articles to websites whose visitors would benefit from that information.


Those articles can then be imprinted with a link to possibly more in-depth content on your website.


That is a great strategy for getting links to your website and to attract highly relevant customers who are interested in the particular topic you’re providing.


If you’re pressed for time you may even employ the help of other people to do the ground/grunt work of article writing.


If you can come up with ideas and some general ideas, some good places to get the research/articles written would be and


There are plenty of other sites you can use to employ help for little cost.


Just a Google away!

Wai Hong Fong is co-founder and chieftain at OZHut, a multi-niche online retailer that is passionate about truly serving people in the online space. He was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2011 StartupSmart Awards.

Wai Hong also blogs on his journey as an entrepreneur with specific interests in SEO and Online Retail. You can contact Wai Hong via twitter at @waihonger

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Many of the good article submission sites have the potential to send big traffic to your site. The thing I struggle with most in submitting articles, is that I want them posted on my site first! If you do post them on your site eventually, there can be duplicate content issues also.
YMTW , October 23, 2011
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