Link building is one of the most essential work that works well in the today’s SEO practices. And then again there is hype about, write better content. What’s this Link Building vs Content Marketing SEO Dilemma is all about? I know for a fact that content marketing still works if you are a blogger who wants to get traffic and make money online via affiliate marketing or AdSense. But when it comes to commercial website rankings, especially in a very competitive market, can you still rank purely by writing good content. I don’t think so.
As a SEO consultant in London, I’ve ranked local business websites in dozens of local business niches in the United Kingdom now, and have come to realize that, it’s that proper link building that still works well. and that’s the best way to rank a website on the SERP’s top places much easily and faster.
So let’s look at what is Link Building?Link building (alternative spellings include linkbuilding and link–building) refers to the process of getting external pages to link to a page on your website. It is one of the many tactics used in search engine optimization (SEO).
For more detailed information about Link building read: What is Link Building? Strategies & Examples
Also this article: What is Link Building? on Search Engine and will give you comprehensive answer for that.
To learn about Link building, hope over to the best website on the web, when it comes to link building, here: Link Building for SEO: The Definitive Guide – Backlinko
So now you should have a pretty solid knowledge about link building and basically know why and how to go about doing it for a successful search engine optimization result.
I’ve been link building for years now and do not see much of change, other that search engines like Google, getting little trick about the anchor text ratio and when we get the links from. In a coming article on my personal blog I will be explaining how exactly can you build link like a cool kid to rank websites really fast.
I guess you know what is Content Marketing? if you don’t read below:
Content marketing is a marketing technique of creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and acquire a clearly defined audience – with the objective of driving profitable customer action.
You can read a full detailed explanation here: What is Content Marketing? – Content Marketing Institute
Says Copyblogger: Content Marketing – Copyblogger
Also this article on Forbes shows you the top 7 content marketing strategies that you should using anyway, if you want to succeed as blogger: The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends Dominating 2014
I link this article on: Content Marketing – Mashable which is very fundamental but focused about the subject.
To learn A-Z about content marketing, you should read the most extensive and detailed guide of advanced content marketing techniques that exists today, which is a great resource by Neil Patel the author of Quick Sprout.
Read the guide here: The Advanced Guide to Content Marketing – Quick Sprout