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Well in this part of the guide, we get the thougthts of experts from the best of the web, that focus on using networking as tactics for successful link baiting.  Make buddies, network like mad. “Create your own network and work hard to help everyone in your network. When someone links to a post you have written or comments on your blog, they become part of your network. The idea is to take your network with you, to help them help you. There is no reason why everyone can’t be a winner.” Linking Linkbait Networking is like the force in Star Wars. “The most overlooked strategy for gaining traffic. Don’t badger other bloggers for links, because it rarely works anymore. Find a way to help them …

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Well as a follow up to our previous article, “Understanding linkbaiting”, here are some thoughts from some experts on the subject.  They should all help you to build tactics for successful linkbaiting. Advertise after you have a reputation. “Whether personal or professional, you wait until your blog has achieved a level of success before you start advertising.” 21 Tactics Reputation. “Linkbait is difficult to launch the first few times if no one on the Web has heard of your brand. Once you’ve spent some time in the blogosphere and social media space, you may find that a lot of your content goes viral without any effort on your part. Thus, creating a reputation is an important part of making linkbait successful.” “A strong profile at the …

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Use the words linkbaiting in any given context, and it is a bit like breaking wind at a formal function.  People tend to stare open mouthed, give you that look of disdain and disapproval, and probably try and take steps to get you to leave, maybe even forcefully eject you.  Though it is clearly not very nice to hear someone let rip while you are standing at the alter, possibly it is a little harsh to apply the same rules to a method of marketing that has come from an organic and essential concept of the web.  It has gained negative connotations on the web due to the way it has been used to force content editors into linking to a website without giving them …

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