You might also want to try flickr, as well.go to youtube and post videos with my link in the description
Press releases can also be a good option, especially if you have something newsworthy and if you can get it onto a site that's in Google news. It's still worth it to pay sites like marketwire.com and prnewswire.com and prweb.com to distribute your press release.press release
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Blog posting on your own blogs/sites, providing quality comments are on top blogs are both great ways to get links while participating in a community. The key is quality participation so that individuals want to connect/engage with you/your businesses. Nofollow links have been shown to have some SEO benefits and to comment intelligently on large, popular, relevant blogs can prove valuable. Article marketing if you use the right directory. You want to post your original articles in directories with increasing traffic. Watch the trends in compete dot com. Have not had much experience with link bate and building link networks with Class C IP diversity, but at the end of the day, the best way to get high value, long standing links is to offer something of value, be it content, comments, articles, videos, images or tools then make it exceedingly easy to link to and share (AddThis Social Bookmarking is a great tool). We try to cast a wide net. Some of the most challenging are links from the domain root which generally are earned as part of a deliverable i.e. website by eBiz ROI. Also, the key is to have some exact match anchor text, which for some of the best, most authoritative link opportunities is outside of your control most or .edu, .gov and other TLDs with high authority/value.
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