How to build over 1,000 links per month with this 6-month sprint
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How to build over 1,000 links per month with this 6-month sprint

How to build over 1,000 links per month with this 6-month sprint

Feeling like you’re at the limit of your link building capacity?

Could you build more links with more time or a larger SEO team?

Even small teams could build over 1,000 backlinks per month.

Seems impossible?

We have good news. Large scale link building is possible.

On May 17th, I hosted a webinar with Kevin Rowe, Founder and Head of Strategy at PureLinq.

Rowe has taken small link building proofs of concept to large scale initiatives with thousands of links per month, giving you the insights you need to build a system that works for your business.

Here is a summary of the webinar. To access the entire presentation, fill out the form.

Should you create 1,000 links?

Should you be building a thousand links to a single website every month?

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The 6 month roadmap

Your six-month link building roadmap should include:

  1. Research and selection of link building techniques.
  2. Implementation of a pilot program.
  3. Create SOPs.
  4. Assemble a team.
  5. scaling.
How we built over 1000 links per month with this 6 month sprintScreenshot from PureLinq, May 2023

1. Choose a link building technique

To ensure long-term success and sustainability, your first stop should be discovering modern link building techniques and deciding which ones to incorporate.

Choose: Link Building Techniques That Work In 2023

These are the latest and most effective link building strategies in 2023. Once you choose the methods that work best for your business, you can use them to gain an edge over your competitors.

  • Content first: Skyscraper and linkable content, EIA content.
  • Unlinked Mentions: Articles mentioning brands, competitors and topical keywords.
  • Link building to competitors: Analyze top sites and contact each site directly.
  • guest post: Contribute to niche relevant publications with custom content.
  • Reciprocal links: Skyscraper and linkable content, EIA content.
  • Resource Links: Articles mentioning brands, competitors and topical keywords.
  • Reactive PR: Incoming requests for sources, offers or resources.

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Research: Find a proven link building model

Next, look for a proven link building model.

Using templates to simplify and standardize your processes is key. Make sure the template you choose includes the following:

  • Content Marketing Ecosystem.
  • Innovative link building strategies.
  • campaigns.
How we built over 1000 links per month with this 6 month sprintScreenshot from PureLinq, May 2023

Prepare yourself: check your link readiness

Ask yourself these questions to make sure you’re ready to start building hundreds of links:

  • If there are links to commercial sites, do I have an outreach program?
  • Do I have informative content?
  • Do I have the resources to create linkable content?
  • Can I do the public relations work in-house or outsource it?
  • How competitive is my content niche?
  • Are my product/service/platform offerings unique?

2. Run a link building pilot

Once you are done with link readiness, the next step is to start a link building pilot which consists of the following steps:

  1. content acquisition.
  2. Link Opportunity Audit.
  3. Use of processes, technology and people.
  4. content and reach.
  5. Post-mortem assessment.

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How we built over 1000 links per month with this 6 month sprintScreenshot from PureLinq, May 2023

Once that’s done, you can start scaling.

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5. Scale your new process

You can approach scaling in four ways:

  • Geographic focus.
  • niche and segments.
  • Content Quality and Volume.
  • List building and outreach volume.

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When scaling, keep the following tips in mind:

  • Spend a lot of time testing pilot programs.
  • Start with guest posts.
  • Use a partner to increase quality volume.

Finally, avoid these scaling mistakes:

  • Produce lots of content.
  • About process planning.
  • The range is not scaled.
  • Scaling the wrong elements.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Get answers to these popular link building questions in the on-demand version of this webinar:

  • Can I get links to commercial sites?
  • How high should my monthly link goal be?
  • Should I only link to information pages?
  • Should I do public relations or create content?
  • How do I rate the quality of a website/link?

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[Slides] How we built over 1000 links per month with this 6 month sprint

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