Off Page SEO - 12 Techniques To Build Backlink To Your Website

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If you have your on page SEO done for your site, it will be a lot easier to harness the full power of off page SEO, which a lot of people refer to as backlinking process or building backlink to your website. There are tons of ways to build backlink to your website. Here I will just list out top 12 popular ways.

12 Techniques To Build Backlink To Your Website

1. Article Directories

Create an article with your links within the resource box. Typically 2 links are allowed to be located in the resource box.

Top Places to Submit Articles


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  • Grab the RSS of each article directories for RSS submission.

2. Web 2.0 Sites

Post your articles to these Web 2.0 sites below. The links can be placed within the article body.

Top Places to Submit Web 2.0 Sites


  • Grab the RSS of each article directories for RSS submission.

3. Social Bookmarking Sites

Submit your URL of your money site, articles in the web2.0 and article directories to the social bookmarking sites. You can put the anchor link in the title to link back to your site.

Top Places to Submit Social Bookmark

Refer below for a comprehensive list


You can also use this free resource – to semi automate the process. You just need to register all those sites and fill in your username and password. OnlyWire can post the bookmark to all the sites you registered at OnlyWire.

4. RSS

Submit your Blog RSS, Web2.0 RSS and Article Directories RSS (i.e. to RSS Aggregators. If you have a static html page, you can convert it to RSS format using

Top Places To Submit RSS

5. Press Release

Write a press release and submit to press release sites. You can leave your full URL or links with your anchored text within your press release.

Top Places To Submit Press Release


Choose the press release that accept anchored link instead of only URL, to fully explode the power of press release. When your press release gets syndicated and so does your anchored link.

6. Whois & Stats Based Sites

You can submit your site to these stats based / Whois Sites to create a backlink.

Top Places To Submit Whois & Stat Based Sites


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7. Social Network

Post your links (contents such as article, web2.0 article, your blog, etc…) to social network sites.

Top Places To Submit To Social Network


There are tons of sites like Facebook or twitter, just go to or to register some or all those accounts to help you to submit to tons of sites that you register at 1 go.

8. Forum Signature

Setup your signature in each of your forum you participate. When you make a post, your signature with your backlink will be displayed. Some forums do require you to have at least x number of post before you can add your links in your signature. So, do find out first before you do that.

Top Places To Submit To Forum


Go to and find the forum in your niche and start backlinking.

9. Forum Profile

In some of the forum, you can put your URL in your profile page and those profile pages are visible by public without login. Hence, a backlink is created from the profile page!

Top Places For Forum Profile

Using Google to search for High Page Rank forum. In Google, search the following string:

  • “powered by expressionengine”
  • inurl:/member/register/ “powered by expressionengine”
  • “powered by MyBB”
  • inurl: /member.php?action=register “powered by MyBB”
  • “powered by phpfox”
  • inurl: /signup/ “powered by phpfox”
  • “powered by vbulletin”


Install SEO Quake Firefox Plugin – to easily identify the high page rank forum site. Refer the illustration below:

SEO Quake Explained

10. .EDU & >GOV Backlinks

Some .EDU & .Gov sites allow for people to comment or participate the forum.

Top Places For .EDU & .GOV Sites

Using Google to search for .edu & .gov sites allow you to participate and comment. In Google, search the following string:

  • inurl:CreateUser.aspx
  • inurl:register.aspx
  • inurl:”wp-signup.php”
  • “powered by expressionengine”
  • “powered by vbulletin” inurl:”register.php”
  • “leave a comment”
  • “reply to post”


Do not spam the forum/ blog. Provide useful comments. Otherwise, it won’t be surprise for you to get banned by the forum/blog owner…

11. Document Sharing Sites

Document sharing sites allow you to upload your documents in .pdf, .doc, .ppt format etc…You can leave your link in the description field.

Top Places Of Document Sharing Sites


Put live links in the document itself so that people who are viewing the document can click through the link while they are reading the document.

12. Power Point Sites

Upload your powerpoint slides to the sites and put our link in the description field so that you gain a backlink.

Top Places Of Power Point Sites


In order to fully utilize the article that you submitted to article directories or web 2.0 sites, just convert the article to slides to save you some time for content generation

There are 12 techniques to build backlink to your website as mentioned above, which you can be easily implemented without costing you a dime. Of course you can speed up the process a lot faster by leveraging some of the tools I mentioned. Next week I will introduce more of backlinking strategies that are not that common but are extremely powerful.

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