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Old 28th December 2010, 07:45 PM   #1
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Can any one please explain what is link bait if you are familiar with this word..This seems to be regarding SEO but not sure what exactly it is?

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Old 29th December 2010, 04:58 AM   #2
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Linkbait is essentially a piece of content placed on a web page .It is an article, blog post, picture, or any other section of cyberspace, that is designed for the specific intention of gathering links from as many different sources as possible.

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Old 29th December 2010, 08:37 AM   #3
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Linkbait is essentially a piece of content placed on a web page .It is an article, blog post, picture, or any other section of cyberspace, that is designed for the specific intention of gathering links from as many different sources as possible.
How can I create easy link bait for my blog?

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Old 29th December 2010, 03:50 PM   #4
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It's more so writing very high quality content that people want to help spread thus linking back to your website since you are the source.

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Link baiting is something like link farms whre you can get more links and as far as I know you need to pay for it.

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Old 2nd February 2011, 12:23 PM   #6
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Linkbaiting is creating something that naturally attracts backlinks to your web site by getting people to talk about it.

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Old 3rd February 2011, 09:14 AM   #7
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So in order to do this, it is mainly just having good content? Or is there more to link baiting?

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Generally, when people use the term "linkbait," they're referring to content that's particularly controversial, humorous, bizarre or otherwise created to attract attention. The idea is to get large numbers of other people "talking" on their own sites or blogs about the linkbait article, and linking to it.

While many times it is well-written (or at least clever), it isn't necessarily what most of us might call "high quality" in the traditional sense of the term. In fact, in some cases, the "linkbait" content has been pretty far off-topic for the rest of the site. Since the goal is simply to attract the maximum number of links, it doesn't necessarily matter what the content is about, as long as it attracts attention -- and most linkbaiters don't seem to care if the attention is positive or negative, as long as it gets links.

"Normal" high quality content -- the kind you should be publishing anyway, regardless of your "link building" strategy -- is usually just called "high quality content" or something similar.

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Linkbait is essentially a piece of content placed on a web page - whether it's an article, blog post, picture, or any other section of cyberspace - that is designed for the specific intention of gathering links from as many different sources as possible.

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Old 23rd February 2011, 06:20 AM   #10
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Thanks for sharing this topic. I do not get this topic much. Can anyone elaborate it?

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