What is the meaning of Link Baiting?

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  1. Jaeger

    Jaeger Registered Member

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    Can you please explain the meaning of Link Baiting and also tell me how much importance of it in SEO?
     
  2. UrsuAke

    UrsuAke Power Member

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    Link Baiting = posting articles/widgets/other stuff with the intention of getting mentioned about it on other websites -> natural backlinking

    Whitehat stuff basically.
     
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    Examples:
    Infographics, provides value to the user, people like it and can share the infographic on own blog
    You see the PR checkers offering a "show PR widget", this is linkbait to get a backlink
    More advanced linkbait is senting out press releases with a story you believe they would actually believe and write

    and much more :) Basicly stuff other people want to link on their blog, or you can trick people to get a link like the "PR show" thing from prcheckers.
     
  4. SandraElam

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    3 Core Link Baiting Strategies -


    1. Understand Shareability
    2. Brainstorm Frequently
    3. Find Effective Sources of Information
     
  5. Moosey

    Moosey Senior Member

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    Whitehat method of gaining backlinks.