Ways to build links

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1. Make your content easy to understand so many people can understand and spread your message. (It's an accessibility thing.)
2.Syndicate an article at EzineArticles, GoArticles, iSnare, etc. The great thing about good article sites is that their article pages actually rank highly and send highly qualified traffic.
3. This tip is an oldie but goodie: submit your site to DMOZ and other directories that allow free submissions.
4. Create your own topical directory about your field of interest. Obviously link to your own site, deeplinking to important content where possible. Of course, if you make it into a truly useful resource, it will attract links on its own.
5. Submit your link to relevant city and state governmental resources. (Easier in some countries than in others.)
6. It is pretty easy to ask or answer questions on Yahoo! Answers and provide links to relevant resources.
7. If you run a fairly reputable company, create a page about it in the Wikipedia or in topic specific wikis. If it is hard to list your site directly, try to add links to other pages that link to your site.
8. Most forums allow members to leave signature links or personal profile links. If you make quality contributions some people will follow these links and potentially read your site, link at your site, and/or buy your products.
9. Review related sites on Alexa to draw in related traffic streams.
10. Link to other blogs from your blog. Outbound links are one of the cheapest forms of marketing available. Many bloggers also track who is linking to them or where their traffic comes from, so linking to them is an easy way to get noticed by some of them.
11. Validate and 508 your site. This (indirect) method makes your site more trustworthy and linkable, especially from governmental sites or design-oriented communities. There are even a few authoritative directories of standards-compliant sites.
12. Swap some links. What?! Did we really just recommend reciprocal link building? Yes, on a small scale, and with relevant partners that will send you traffic. Stay away from the link trading hubs and networks.
13. Create and release open source site design templates for content management systems like Wordpress. Don't forget the "Designed by example.com" bit in the footer!
14. Send a webmaster an email every single day asking for them to link to your website. (good one by the way )
15. Wear your URL on your t-shirt. Walk or drive your car while talking on a cell phone or reading a book.
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Yellow Belt
Im sure that number 15 cant be right.

Can I submit a #16.
Get your boss to commit some sort of crime. When he gets charged all of the local newspapers will write articles about your company (in a bad way) but this will created inbound links.
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