Quality Links

5 SEO Link Building Guides That You Need

We are in a post Penguin world and it’s more important than ever to know how to attract and build quality links.

For us in the SEO industry, we have to be more creative than ever to gain the quality links that are required.


But let’s be positive! – We get to gain from the great transparency within the SEO world and learn/share notes with some of the most intelligent within it.

Recently, we’ve been discussing out favourite “Go To Guides” when we have to think around the creative problem of link prospecting and link building.

And they are:


The Professional Guide to Link Building – Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting gives this very comprehensible guide on everything to do with link building. It covers a number of important areas to understand before going off and having a go yourself. We would say: “Read this first”. I would also recommend that you read “The Art of SEO” book written by Eric Enge and other industry experts.

The Noob Guide to Link Building – Michael King gives this fantastic guide on getting started with link building. There are some very creative techniques covered here as well have some “must have” link building tools.

9 Actionable Tips for Link Prospecting – Link Prospecting is something that you will be doing often so therefore something that will need refining and improving the efficiency etc. This guide is a great resource for doing that.

Link Building Strategies: The Complete List  – If you want to really dive in there and understand the variety of methods available and what’s involved, check out this guide by Point Blank SEO. It’s quite simply an attempt at getting all the strategies in one place which is just what we need!

The Definitive Guide to Qualifying a Link Prospect [with Video] – I spoke before about how important link prospecting is (see above) and this post is is fantastic for that. It includes some really important factors: namely metrics to check to decide that they are a good link prospect.


Check out these guides and bookmark them as they are very powerful when used together. Here’s to quality link building!



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