Episode #734
How to Build Links (Without Being Sleazy)
August 04, 2018

In episode #734, Eric and Neil discuss how to build links the right way. Tune in to hear what makes link-building sleazy.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to Build Links (Without Being Sleazy)
  • [01:00] Having a simple widget or tool is a great way to provide a service without being sleazy.
  • [01:25] Neil likes to release free copies of paid tools.
  • [01:56] HubSpot overtook Drift by offering a free service.
  • [02:30] Yelp offers widgets that helps restaurants link-build.
  • [02:45] Email outreach isn’t sleazy, even though people think it is.
  • [03:02] To not be sleazy, you have to offer value.
  • [03:46] Aim to build relationships instead of just reaching out for links.
  • [04:15] Use data to help you find out your best people to reach out to.
  • [04:43] That’s it for today!
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