Link bait is hooking web surfers to your website and content. This concept refers to natural link building. If effective in link baiting, you don’t have to personally build links because people WANT TO link to your site.

To do this you must create something that will naturally attract backlinks for your web page by getting people to talk about your website, discuss it on forums, blog about it, email their friends, and post it on social media sites (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, delicious, Digg , etc.)

Link Bait

Here are some suggestions to help you create link bait:

-write an interesting and relevant article

-create a badge or button

-free giveaways

-post viral content

-build a useful tool

– write something controversial

-be the first to write highly searched news

-be funny and totally original

Phil Sanders