We all know that how important it is to built backlinks for your blog but also its not the easy thing to do. Your blog may have quality content as well as premium theme but if you have not optimize for search engines than its very little chance that you will get traffic. One of the main key-factor in SEO is back-links which acts as a vote in favor of your blog. If your blog has backlinks from high Pagerank websites as well as from related niche sites than surly you are going to rock but if its other way around than you might struggle in blogosphere.
1. IMT Website Submitter
When you are talking about free and quick links pointed towards your blog than there is not other online tool greater than IMT Website Submitter. The way it works is very simple, it pings your blog URL to the thousands of Whois websites and hence creating a page containing your blog link.
You may be thinking that well these links are useless but let me tell you one thing that although these are nofollow but there is no other way to get one-way links fast and easily than this. You will not get too benefit from this but the idea is to tell search engines about your blog presence so that they can crawl your blog more frequently.
2. Social Bookmarks
If IMT Website Submitter is the easiest way to build backlinks than Social Bookmarks are the second easiest way. Again not dofollow links but they say that sharing is caring. Social singles are also one factor that search engines consider while ranking a page. You can join Social Bookmarks sites manually or use free service of OnlyWire which let you submit your blog URL to 300 different Social Bookmarking websites in just one click.
3. Social Media Profiles
We all have Social Media Profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus etc but if you have not customize your profile and include a link of your blog URL than you are also missing some thing extra. Here are few top websites where you can join easily and free.
4. RSS Submission
RSS Submission websites are very easy to set-up and although the links from these websites are not powerful but they will improve your blog overall ranking, drive free traffic to your blog and let search engines know that your blog exists.
You can manually submit to top RSS Submission website mention below or submit your blog via free RSS Submission software.
5. Guest Posting
One of the most reliable and authentic way to get Dofollow one-way back-links is via guest posting. I know some of you might not like Guest posting but i am not saying that you submit articles to tons of websites. Submitting articles to 10 high pagerank authentic and most relevant websites is enough for you. So start by submitting a guest post to us.
6. Buy Text Links
Although not recommended but if you are lazy like me than you can buy the links from other blogs or websites. The website i recommend for buying is mention below and its a very reputable and good site and you can find high authority and blogs related to your niche which means more Pagerank juice for your blog. But before you move on please read this Google policy on Paid Links.
7. Link Exchange
Again no a very effective method now a days but still if you find 10 high authority blogs related to your blog niche than it will be fruitful for you. You can manually exchange links with any blogs by contacting the admin of that website or you can also join a website mention below to find webmasters willing to exchange links.
8. Link Baiting
Link Baiting is a term used in SEO when some one link backs to the website from which you pick some idea, content or image. This way you acknowledge that blog and same thing goes on with you as well. This is the true spirit of SEO and if you all do this practice than internet would be a better place.
9. Leave Comments on other blogs.
This is very popular way now a days and with the introduction of commnetLuv plugin this method has really changed the way we build backlinks. You just have to visit the blog same as your blog niche, find that if the blog is commentLuv option or not and if it has than leave a comment on that blog with keywords along with your name. Don’t leave spammy comments and please read the comment policy of that blog before leaving the comment. Here is a List of CommentLuv Enabled Blogs for 2012.
10. Article Marketing
In article marketing you submit your articles to article directories like Ezinearticles.com, Articlesbase.com or Goarticles.com etc. Make sure to submit your articles to only high quality and authority websites otherwise you may not get benefit from your articles.