Building Links: the Research Phase
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Once we’ve got it figured out, the research phase starts.
(Some SEOs encourage folks to START with a research phase rather than audience identification – this is a great idea too because you’ll get some great brainstorms out of digging into a space.)
Here are some resources to help you along in your link building resource phase.
Link Building Research Links:
Long List of Link Searches
finding links your competition is using to rank well
Finding Link Sources & Building Topical Authority Links
Ten Ways to Earn an .edu Link
Finding the Most Powerful Links
Link Building Research Tools:
Technorati Rank and Linkcount Greasemonkey script
Strongest Subpages Tool
Link Building in General
Linkbaiting or Link Baiting?
link building category in SEOMoz
About the Author
Garrett French (55 Posts)
Garrett French educates SEO and PR teams on content and engagement-based link building strategies that drive targeted referral traffic and deliver SERP domination. Learn more about him and his services at CitationLabs.com.