Link popularity, i.e. the number of sites which are linking toyour site, is an increasingly important factor as far as searchengine placement is concerned. Other things remaining the same,more the number of links to your site, higher will be itsranking.What is important is not only the number of links to your site,but also the types of sites which are linking to you. A linkfrom a site which is related to yours is more valuable than alink from an unrelated site.In this article, I explore different methods by which you canimprove the link popularity of your site. I start with a methodthat you shouldn’t bother using, then go on to the moderatelyeffective methods, and then end with the most effective methodsyou can use to boost the link popularity of your site. Siteswise
1) Submitting your site to Free For All (FFA) pagesA common misconception among many Internet marketers is thatwhile FFA pages may not directly bring in traffic to your site,it will help to improve the link popularity of your site, andhence, will indirectly bring in traffic through the searchengines.Nothing could be further from the truth. Most FFA pages cancontain only a certain number of links at a time. This meansthat when you submit your site to a FFA page, your site will beplaced at the top of the page. However, as more and more peoplesubmit their sites to the FFA page, your site will be pusheddown, and finally, when it reaches the bottom of the page, itwill be removed.Now, since you can bet that plenty of other people are alsosubmitting their sites to the FFA pages, your site will remainin these pages for only a short span of time. Hence, in order toensure that the search engines see your site if and when theycome to spider the FFA page, you will need to ensure that yousubmit your site to these FFA pages on a regular basis – atleast once a week.