Darren Rowse of Problogger.net (and .com now too), has answered a reader question about getting backlinks. This is something that many bloggers really struggle with as getting discovered and then linked to can be quite difficult.
His suggestion is really to write the type of post that is deserving of backlinks. Things like:
- How To Posts
- Opinion Pieces
- Group Projects
- Humor Posts
And while these are great suggestions, don’t forget to do some promotion on your best posts, or you’ll find that they don’t reach very far and thus don’t get many back links. I suggest promoting them on social networks, and never forget, commenting on blogs talking about the same subject never hurts either.