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Buy Backlinks | 21 Ways to Do It Fast & Cheap

Updated October 25, 2019
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Alex Kleve
Alex Kleve

I help projects and content-entry go smoothly at Hook Agency as a Project Manager. Hook Agency's specialty is where visual design and SEO combine to help get you better leads.

Earning backlinks can be a difficult task if you don’t know where to look. 

Most people don’t have a clue where to even start. 

With that said, link building doesn’t have to be a laborious task. You are able to build a strong profile of backlinks without having to spend all your time and energy. You just need to know where to look. 

So with that, here are 21 ways to buy backlinks. 


1.) Digital Business Profiles –

If you are looking to increase the mark your brand leaves online, you should create profiles on all relevant business directory sites. 

Most business profiles will include a link back to your website and help you build your links. 

Look for profiles that are related to your industry and audience, and create those profiles to get more links, as well as exposure.

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2.) Resource Pages –

There are many websites of authority that keep a resource page so they can help their visitors find any additional information they are searching for. You are able to find and obtain these pages, and the process is not as complicated as you may think. 


3.) Sending  Gifts – 

Taking the time to do something as simple as sending a gift can earn you a link. Use special occasions such as holidays or big moments to send gifts, and also have a call-to-action for them to share it and link it to you in it. 


4.) Business Reviews –

For this one, you want to find websites that have done reviews on businesses like yours and contact them to do a review on you. 

If you want to give them a little incentive, that’s all on you, but it may be worth the trouble😉


5.) YouTube – 

YouTube gives you a great resource for quick and easy backlinks. 

All you need to do is set up a channel (which takes barely any time) and drop your link in the description box of your videos. 

It’s that easy!


6.) Forums –

Forums are an easy resource for backlinks and carry a lot of authority at the same time. 

You are able to get these forum backlinks set pretty quickly, but need to know where to find the higher-quality forum links.

Each forum typically has it’s own guidelines and rules, so make sure you know what these rules are and follow them. Also, be sure to focus on forums that are most relevant to your niche. 


7.) Donate –

You are able to earn backlinks by making donations. All that you need to do is find different websites in your niches that take donations and link back to sites that have made a contribution. 

It’s as simple as writing the amount you’re willing to donate and your website URL. 


8.) Contact Journalist and Bloggers – 

HARO is a great place to connect with journalists or top bloggers. 

It is a website they go to when they are searching for help on questions they need to have answered. If you are able to assist them with these questions, you get a little free press. 

You have the opportunity to get published on big news websites and magazines making HARO well worth the visit. 

It is important to know that you won’t be getting a crazy number of links on this, but the ones you do get help drive traffic as this leads to authoritative sites.  


9.) Get Interviewed – 

Online interviews are a very trendy thing right now, and also a great way to earn backlinks back to your websites. 

When you become an authority in your respected area, you will find yourself getting more and more invitations for interviews. 

If you are not at this point yet, find different places that are doing these interviews, reach out to them and mention that you are interested in doing an interview.  


10.) Write Guest Post –

When you do guest blog posts, it is a great way for you to reach new audience members that have never seen you before. 

By putting articles up on other popular websites, you are able to get your work out to new readers and gain more exposure. This helps in more ways than just a backlink. It increases your online presence and followers. 

When publishing a guest article, be sure to link your social media profiles, as if someone enjoys your post, they can easily find and follow you. 


11.) Find Broken Links and Request Links to Your Site – 

Every link on a site will originally link to another page online. However,  websites will often shift their content which causes those links to eventually break. 

When users go to these links, they come across a 404 error page that says the page no longer exists. This is fixed with broken link building and is a great way for you to gain more links. 

This process involves finding links that have broken on other relevant websites and offering the site to replace their broken link with a valid link to relevant content on your site. 


12.) Infographics –

Infographics have become a very popular way to bring traffic to your website and gain valuable backlinks. They are also a great way to show your message in a visual way making it easier for people to understand, which is why there has been such a high increase in recent years. 

Each infographic should give your audience something interesting. 

Once the infographic is complete, you are then able to share it on numerous infographic directories, on social media, as well as sharing it on your site.  


13.) Sponsor an Event – 

Sponsoring an event (in your niche) is one of the easiest ways for you to build links. 

Conferences will usually list all of their sponsors and link back to them most of the time as well. 

This may also be a great networking opportunity for you as well, as it will give you the chance to meet others in a similar niche as you.  


14.) Sponsor a nonprofit –

Sponsoring a non-profit is a great way to give back to the world. If you sponsor a non-profit, often times you will get a link back. 

You can also give them products or services for free to earn a link back as well. This way you do not even need to exchange money, just volunteer your time and services for a link. 

Many non-profits are open to this type of thing because they do not have a large budget, so reach out and give it a try.


15.) Create an interesting Case Study – 

Creating a case study is a great way to get backlinks. They are always able to bring some sort of new information to the world in their own unique way. Just make sure to ave proven data, do your research, and try doing some experimentation and test myths in your industry.  

Some things you should list while writing your case study are the challenge, background, time frame, the results, and any key takeaways you were able to get. 


16.) Skyscraper Article – 

Back in 2015, Brian Dean developed the skyscraper technique. This technique has three steps which are; Finding content that is link-worthy, create something more impressive, and sharing this work. 

To keep things simple, the skyscraper technique is a method that involves building on the top content out there and making something better. 

It is a way for you to make something bigger, and maybe even more visible compared to the other content out there. This is a great method for link building and more of that organic traffic. 


17.) Build internal links –

When you have a blog, internal links are a key factor in its success. 

When you have solid internal linking, you help your users easily find their way through your website giving them a more user-friendly experience. 


18.) Social Profiles – 

Social profiles are great because they take so little time to create. It is important to claim all your social profiles, as that will influence your SEO. 

Google has favor towards brands that are established over the other sources of content out there. 

Having links from your social profile won’t necessarily give you any links, as social media links are no-follow links, but they count as mentions. 

Google will then take your Name, Address, Website, and Phone Number of your business and takes note of these mentions. 


19.) List your site in trustworthy directories –

While there are many online directories that do not provide much value to internet users, it doesn’t mean they are all bad. 

A directory will give you a chance to have a link to your website, as well as provide helpful information for your potential customers. 

A good and trustworthy niche directory will typically be attached to informative websites for a specific industry. People will typically have an easier time finding you online when your business is listed under these directories. 


20.) White Papers –

White papers are used mostly in the world of business-to-business settings, but you don’t need to be a large corporation to add your knowledge and thoughts in the industry. 

White papers make for a great source for share value and earn valuable links.


21.) Link to others – 

Although it may take a few tries, linking to others is a good way to gain links back to you. You can do this by tagging them in social posts or other ways you find relevant. 

If your content is good enough, they may give a link back, or at least give you a shoutout introducing you to a new and greater audience. 


Thank you for reading. Hopefully, this was able to provide you with some good tips and information for buying links.

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Alex Kleve
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I help projects and content-entry go smoothly at Hook Agency as a Project Manager. Hook Agency's specialty is where visual design and SEO combine to help get you better leads.

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