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Link Building Tactics for Beginners – 3.4. SEO Course by Ahrefs

In lesson 3.4 of our SEO basics course, you’ll learn the step-by-step process on how to build backlinks, plus 3 tried-and-tested link building tactics.

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[Playlist] SEO Course for Beginners (by Ahrefs) ►

Link Building Tutorials (Step-By-Step) ►

Why You’re Not Getting Backlinks and How to Change That ►

How to Get Backlinks with Negotiation and Persuasion ►

How to Get Backlinks By “Stealing” From Low-Quality Pages ►

[Tool] Website Authority Checker ►
[Tool] Ahrefs’ Content Explorer ►
[Tool] Ahrefs’ Site Explorer ►
[Tool] Ahrefs’ Keywords Explorer ►
[Tool] Help a Reporter Out ►

There are 3 general stages in link building:
► Prospecting
► Vetting
► Email outreach

When prospecting, you’re searching for relevant pages and websites that might link to you. The vetting stage is where you start to refine your list of prospects. These are the people that you’ll be contacting, so you’ll need to visit their websites and validate that they are indeed people worth contacting.

Finally is the email outreach stage.This is when you’ll finalize your pitches and start emailing your vetted prospects.

Depending on the link building tactic you use, the way you prospect, vet and craft your email pitches will differ.

There are a few dead simple but effective link building tactics that are completely newbie-friendly. They are:

► Use HARO
► Guest blogging
► Skyscraper Technique

You’ll learn how to find prospects, vet them and craft your email outreach for each link building tactic in the video.


1:33 What is link building
2:21 Tactic#1: Get free PR using HARO
7:14 Tactic #2: Guest posting
13:34 Tactic #3: Skyscraper technique

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