One of the metrics of Google and other search engines when it comes to ranking websites are links, and these should be quality links to help drive your position and become more visible. The more other websites link to your site, the more magical it is for you because the more you receive quality inbound links for your website, thus increasing your e-cig website’s search engine ranking. You need to be patient in order to experience the compound interest you will obtain from them. It is not impossible to rank on the first page of Google results as long as you do the proper keyword research and apply the best SEO strategy, and you’ll realize that links are what you need to complete your magic formula. How do you obtain inbound quality links to your vaping or e-cig website?
One way to get inbound quality links is through social media via social bookmarking, allowing posting a link in your profile. Social media links are seen by Google and so everybody will see it. You have to give due value to your customers’ hard earned money and allow to be seen online through Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube. Reddit, Instagram and even less famous sites like Stumbleupon and Vimeo can do wonders for your SEO and your traffic. Try checking the Smoko website and observe how they have buttons for all their social media sites. Guest posting means helping other websites by posting web contents, the owners of these websites can link back to your vaping or e-cig website as an exchange. In order to check broken links automatically and easily, you can use the Chrome extension called ‘Check My Links’. You can message the site owner or webmaster to let them know that they have broken links, give suggestions and ask them to link to your e-cig website. Link-trading is also another way to get inbound quality links by asking your friends to make some for you and in exchange you providing them quality contents as well.
Like what Angie’s List does, you can take advantage of online directories by creating a profile and these sites will list your blog in their directory. If you have extra cash flow, then you can purchase quality inbound links, but make sure you vet and review the link building service before you spend money. If you have the cash to burn, then you can go for scholarships or sponsorships and in return get inbound quality links form educational and government websites. The last ingredient for your e-cig website to succeed is by asking your customers to leave reviews.