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What are your outreach SEO strategies?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by damoneyleague, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. damoneyleague

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    To all the white hats that practice outreach strategies in SEO, what are your methods? I've always used paid links & my own pbn's to build dofolloe back links for my website, and while I've never ranked on the 1st page for any long tail keywords so far, I have noticed traffic increases during the process(could'be done better, but I spend more of my time iand money ondirect marketing rather than SEP because the results are quicker)
     
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    ill tell you what didnt work these past 3 months. I had one of my employees my writer in his spare time send out emails from a list of high value blogs in my niche talking about a blog post they wrote saying what a cool article it was then saying we also wrote this article could they check it out and if they liked it put it up or send us a backlink.

    We sent out about 100 of these tailored messages through the course of 2 months...didnt get one backlink but alot of really nice replies saying how good the article was. So maybe the system needs to be tuned a bit, but def didnt get my return of investment over another backlinking method or just buying guestposts from a vendor. Been getting alot of guest post request on my sites recently, maybe the method got saturated, meh worth a go to try!
     
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  3. damoneyleague

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    That's exactly what I was expecting would be the outcome of asking people for backlinks - only a ton of no-responses and a few compliments in between. Thanks for that confirmation✅ While those backlinks would carry a lot of seo weight, they seem almost impossible to get unless you're already a well known figure in your niche....kind if like the only people I ever see promoting outreach seo strategies lol
     
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    For SEO its always steady work which has to be continuous...
    irregularities in work should be avoided...
    proper market analysis, competitor analysis, website analysis and most important keyword analysis are the aspects which as a basic everyone doing seo must devote time.
    There is no point that the ranking don't come on 1st page.
    PM me for any assistance.
    Thanks
     
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    it is a tedious work; we try to find blogs that have taken guest posts before; obvious, but you have to track this down; this way you have a higher response rate; then we try to find a few topics that could "fit" their blog; so the email is tailored to each webmaster; we do not blast emails; so for us a slow tedious process, but we get results.
     
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    As with most SEO strategies, you have to test it. If you can't get two successful tests, abandon or change that test. I recently wrote a guide for how to test SEO strategies if you want to dig deeper into that subject.

    For outreach, it comes down to testing as well. There are a ton of variables including the name of the person, exact email copy, subject line, pitch and more.

    You can test and retest indefinitely. Try to find a strategy that works at least once and then adapt and test until you can refine the process.

    Outreach is a great way to build white hat links. We've probably done 200+ in the last 30 days alone.
     
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    I am not an expert in SEO yet. SEO seems like everything else in this world. A high profile website only wants to deal with other high profile websites, unless you bring it serious value. I focus on working up the "social ladder." Work on getting back links closer to my own websites "social status." I give backlinks as much as i get them. Eventually your "social status" gets a bit higher, so you are more attractive to better websites.

    I could be wrong on this strategy. But is has increased my backlinks. I do not have any slam dunk backlinks but i have gotten some that are increasing my rankings.

    Now the exception to the rule, just like in real life, is money. If you got money, you can get yourself with websites far above your weight.
     
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    I actually tried this and found two things. First, I usually pitch 5 titles, depending on the industry, they may want a modification or have specific requirements such as word count, embedded links, structure of article and you'll have to get a rewrite or new article. Secondly, I had one response when I first tried this of a guy who said something like, "You already had this article written? Did you send it to other people? I'd rather you write an article specifically for my site."

    Just a thought, but most people expect it to take a couple days to write an article and get it back to them. That's never been a problem in my experience.
     
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    I hate those free guest post askers. They send me tons of emails like that everyday. When you tell them that d0ollow link will cost money, none of those fkers responds. So I just used a new technique. I accepted guest post, posted article with nofollow link. If they asked for d0ollow later, I just tell them that they need to pay. What I wanted to say - don't ask for free guest posts, none of them will agree, because they value all outgoing links and why should somebody give it for free. And also these free guest post givers are fcking up the market, NO ONE wants to pay ~30+ per d0follow link because they are used to get them for free. Fcking hell
     
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    I agree...everyone should stop asking for guest posts. Everyone get that? Please don't create more competition :)

    Also, a good pitch doesn't looking like a guest post, it looks like a conversation and that's how I typically get about 40-50% response rates from cold emails.
     
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    "A high profile website only wants to deal with other high profile websites" <----- And those are basically the only websites that ever benefit from outreach strategies.

    "What I wanted to say - don't ask for free guest posts, none of them will agree, because they value all outgoing links and why should somebody give it for free." <--------- I agree! Until I can see someone provide experiment results from a strategy they used to success in outreach seo, I won't waste my time "asking" for them, either
     
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    The high authority blogs in each niche probably get about 100+ guest post offers per week, so you need to either come up with something totally unique or become their best friend. I usually start off with the lower quality blogs then I have some samples to show the bigger fish.
     
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    I remember back in January to March when I spent over $100 on Fiverr(like I said above, I don't put a lot of time and money into it like others;)) just for the purpose of testing those backlinks for SEO, through all the traffic I was getting to my site from easily generating 50 to over 100 followers on Twitter a day and sening them auto-dm's and tweets upon following me, Google actually became my number #1 traffic source for like a week although I didn't get any page 1 rankings. I know those work
     
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    well, depends.

    I got 2 sport sites, where I just did link exchange.

    Cause they were doing like 300€ monthly, I now had some leissure to invest some scholarship links..

    How to find those links?

    I just checked top 10 ecommerce stores backlinks, set there 2 days and decided, which webmaster to contact.

    ahrefs really handy for that. everything else and playing with TF, will fuckyour process up.

    other site:

    I checked competitors links, and asked EVERY fuckn domain for guest posting.

    I got like 2 dozen sites.


    Still, it's annoying and boring work as fuck. I hate it. rather spend 200 - 300€ for some content on some editorial link.

    Or buy some expensive expired domains with good name and clean links.
     
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    I want to retract an earlier statement i made. I said i havent done any homerun backlinks. I have, but not with outreach.

    The best backlinks i have, are from donations i made to a cancer institution and a child cancer institution. Obviously, this requires money, but we did it cause it was a good cause and it is a tax write-off. The backlinks were just nice perks.
     
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    how much were they ?
     
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    I have made list of tons blog with high da pa but they are all in malay languange site.

    Is it good for backlink to english site?
     
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    In a niche I am working in, I don't approach others for backlinks at first, instead I do this:
    Blog comment & interact
    Social media interaction
    Email them for a round-up post, that I am doing
    Continue building a relationship
    Content curate one of their posts
    Then hit them up with an idea for a post on their blog, and usually they end up emailing me to ask if I would like to write it.

    This works because almost all the blogs are run by people who actually want to share and dabble in SEO or hire companies to handle the basics for them. The rest are large magazines and such and I get into them through standard guest posting requests.
     
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    We gave roughly $2500 to each institution. This may not be a tactic that everyone can use. We are an established business and $2500 isn't a big deal to us.