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Linda Buquet

Local Search Expert
Jun 28, 2012
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How do you go about building the BEST Local backlinks???

You don't build them, you EARN them!


Think local, all the time! Generate content, info, tools or resources other local sites in your market would WANT to link to. It's more work to generate links with some of these ideas, but I'm pretty sure the rewards are much greater for legit "earned" local links over a bunch of generic, quick, easy, spammy links.

Below are tons of great ideas from really smart people. Cool, outside the box ideas!
I guarantee there are some local link building treats you have not thought of.

Link Building 101: Local Link Building - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

35 Local Link Opportunities You Missed | SEER Interactive

Link Building for Small and Local Businesses | Search Engine Journal

Local Link Building: An Easy Win - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

How to Build Links With Location Relevance - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

And here's a round-up of some of the best local link building threads here at the forum.

Out-of -the-Box Local Link Building

POLL: Link building for Local SEO

Local SEO: Link Building for Small Businesses

Link Building with the Experts 2013 - Industry Leaders Share Solid Advice

Mike Blumenthal Talks Links and Google+ Local

How do you get locally related links?

The value of building links, looking for thoughts

Penquin 2.0 hit today. Anyone get hit in the Google Local 7 Pack?

You're welcome Bishop.

Thanks for the scary avatar to dress up this place for the upcoming scary Holiday. :p
Thanks, now I just gotta find the time to read through it! That's something else to add to my to-do list!!!:)
Thanks, Linda! It is a great investment from you! I am kind of newbie in Local Link building and your guides will become for me quite cognitive and informative! :)

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