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You Don’t NEED To Know About Your Competitors Backlinks

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You Don’t NEED To Know About Your Competitors Backlinks

While looking at your competitors backlinks can give you an idea of the content that attracts backlinks, and the type of sites that will link to you, if you’re actively adding content to your site, and building links in an intelligent manner over time, you don’t need to know a thing about your competitors backlinks to compete with them.

And you don’t ever need to get the same backlinks as your competitors.

If you’re adding content to your site or supplying a particular service, somebody out there will link to your site, or you can manufacture links yourself.

It might even serve you better to go outwith your niche and get better backlinks from trusted sites.

Sometimes all you need to know is:

  • Your adding content to your site
  • Which is useful to certain types of individuals or organisations or groups
  • And you can use Google to find out the sites these people are attracted to / hang out
  • And you can then find out how to contact these sites and tell them about your content

Then, you win some you lose some in terms of actually succeeding in getting these trusted sites to link to you.


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