Link building can be difficult, you have to pitch to someone else, even if your site is popular and even if you are doing well for yourself with your content, you will still have to sell it. You will want to start by building a relationship with other site owners so that when the time comes and you want to build links, it won’t such a difficult task. There is a Google alert option that lets you know of any link building chatter, which could also be very helpful.
- The traditional way of building links is to keep a network alive via email, social media, and more.
- Fresh mentions are one way of building links without having to keep a lot of relationships.
- Learn how to use Google Alerts to keep on top of fresh mentions and build even more links.
“Google Alerts is beneficial in a myriad of ways beyond the world of link building and SEO, but there’s no doubt that it’s the best way to stay on top of your fresh mention opportunities.”