How To Create Linkbait Content: The Ultimate Guide

Atomic Reach

We have been dabbling for years on ways to create world-class linkbait content. Therefore, we compressed all our “linkbait” knowledge into this step by step guide. But first things first – here are some examples of linkbait content that will make you better understand what we are talking about. Best Linkbait Examples. How To Find Topics For Linkbait Content? Step 1 – Choosing the right type of Linkbait content. How To Create Great Linkbait Content.

Top 5 Inbound Marketing Articles to Start the Week: Linkbait Techniques


Linkbaiting often gets a bad rap, yet creating great content that generates inbound links is hardly a questionable technique. Our top inbound marketing article of the past week challenges the stereotype that linkbaiting is controversial and offers several great tips for creating link-worthy content. 15 Linkbait Techniques for SEO and Social Media. Still, Chris points out that linkbaiting can be done honestly -- simply by creating quality content.


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Best SEO Link Building Guides, Techniques and Tools of 2010


What types of linkbait are most effective at attracting natural links? 18 Examples of Awesome Viral Linkbait by Acquisition Engine. Sean McColgan showcases examples of exceptionally creative and successful linkbait videos, infographics and widgets. Best practices in SEO continue to evolve, particularly in the area of link building. Which tactics do the “experts&# believe will work best in 2011? Where can you find non-obvious link sources to pursue?

The Marketing Graveyard: 6 Victims of Inbound Marketing

Tomorrow People

Fortunately for them, SEO will never die - no matter how much linkbait declares it so (guilty!). Take a stroll through our inbound marketing graveyard and see which marketing mainstays we’ve killed off in cold blood over the years…. RIP EMAIL MARKETING. In November 2011 we killed email marketing. Why did we do it, you ask? Three words: Batch. Blast.

SEO Jokes - SEO Humor for 2020


Linkbait. Humor is a great way to connect with an individual or an audience. Industry-specific jokes have the additional benefit of reinforcing the identity of its members by requiring industry knowledge to appreciate the joke or the pun.

Back to Basics: 9 Lessons in Writing Tabloid-Worthy Headlines


This is one of the primary reasons users will derogatorily label a piece “linkbait.”. Consider some of these actual historical examples of tabloid headlines: “Headless Body in Topless Bar” ( New York Post, April 1983 ).

B2B Social Media – 10 Tips From The Definitive Guide To Social Media


Develop linkbait & use anchor text links. As B2B marketers, we know the growing importance of B2B social media. We know it’s a necessary tool for seed nurturing and demand generation , but in many cases, B2B marketers are still not sure where to begin. The following 10 tips from the Definitive Guide to Social Media will help you understand what components are essential to grasp, use and focus on.

Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing


Forget UGC, Discover User-Generated-Linkbait by Distilled Blogger Tom Critchlow lays out an interesting strategy for building rich website content by leveraging user-generated content on discussion forums. My last post listed several of the best news articles from 2007 on how to effectively use social networking sites for marketing. Here are some of the best blog posts on social networking and social media marketing strategies and tactics.

Beginner’s Guide to Business Blogging in 2019

Single Grain

Here’s a list of blogging ideas to help you get started: “Linkbait” posts – These posts are designed to gather page views or backlinks (or both). Typical linkbait post structures include list posts (e.g. I know what you're thinking: What business owner has the time to build a blog from scratch? It doesn't matter if you're a one-person-band or the CEO of an international company, the thought of creating a business blog is a daunting prospect.

The Ultimate 8-Point Checklist for Remarkable Content


The term linkbait refers to content created for the purpose of generating links from other websites or blogs. To us, remarkable content is linkbait. We say it all the time: the foundation of inbound marketing strategy is remarkable content. Because remarkable content gets consumed and shared, which ultimately helps to achieve your business' marketing goals. But wait a minute. Isn't remarkable somewhat of a subjective term?

9 Invaluable Lessons From Failed Link Building Campaigns

Around 2008, “linkbait” became a popular concept and people began publishing anything they could – whether truthful or not – just to attract links and attention.

Best Random but Interesting B2B Marketing Posts, Articles and Resources of 2010


Opening this post by writing “Look, we both know that this is linkbait—a top ten list combined with infographics, c’mon!—but

How to Make B2B More Exciting: Experts Weigh In

KoMarketing Associates

CASEY MARKEE , SEO CONSULTANT : Evergreen linkbait-type “list” content still works extremely well for my clients. After a recent industry news post about whether or not marketing is an art or a science, we wondered if the trick to a successful B2B marketing campaign is to think of marketing as a blend between the two.

Best of 2008: SEO Link Building


How To Actually Get Links From Your Linkbait by SEOmoz This post offers three strategies for getting links from your content even when it doesn't make the first page of Digg. Unless you are optimizing only for some extremely niche keywords, off-page optimization—building links from other websites to yours—is a critical and significant factor for SEO success.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - Social Media Optimization, Part 1


9 tricks to get the most SEO benefit from your social media linkbaiting campaign by SEO Scoop DazzlinDonna writes a lot of great stuff on her blog, but here she turns the reins over to social media marketer Dan Zarrella , who offers his tips for maximizing social media including how to best use keywords, comments and links. How can you generate lots of high-quality links in just half an hour per day? Increase e-commerce conversions by a third or more?

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Brian Carter uses this post along with a white paper and video to share more than four dozen tips and best practices for Facebook advertising, which he describes as a combination of “AdWords’ copywriting and analytics with image-oriented linkbait.&# Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Depending on the day, it’s either the #1 or #2 most-visited site on the web. It’s inspired a movie. It has half a billion adherents.

14 Unique Types of Content Every Marketer Should Try


And, don't tell anyone we told you this, but they make excellent linkbait! You probably already know that you need to regularly create content to succeed in inbound marketing. And if that’s the case, you likely already have a blog, some lead-gen offers, and some social media accounts put to good use.