For any agency, a priority is always to place more energy on higher-priority task and speed up others. However, the big question here is, how do you know which link building tasks can be sped up and which require more time and effort placed into them? Well, there is no need to fret any longer as we have detailed below for you which tasks should have more time spent on them and which don’t require as much attention.
For the most part, it is creating relevant content which drives a lot of link building. This is why many link builders are tasked out with this. However, it can be quite an intensive job creating content, with a lot of time spent on it. So, is there a way in which you can do this? There is, but we wouldn’t recommend it! In our opinion, it is important to take the time in creating high-quality content. Taking shortcuts often leads to a sub-standard quality of work and outsourcing this can become more hassle than it is worth than to simply write the content yourself. If you are going to outsource, great content is not normally fast or cheap. This is definitely something worth bearing in mind!
Identifying Potential Link Building Partners
The time spent looking for websites that will agree to link building can be very draining. There are now programs that you can use to speed up this process, but should you? Well, this can be quite useful when it comes to link building. These programs can give you a list of potential link building websites based on your specific criteria. We would advise you to manually read over these links before you reach out to any. This can be a great way to pick up on a few that you overlooked in your research!
Collecting Contact Information
We’ll keep this one short and sweet! If you are trying to obtain the contact information for a lot of websites, we have no objection to using a tool which will help you do this and also speed up the process. The only downside here is that you may end up with contact information that is useless, for example, if it’s out of date.
Checking Over Potential Link Building Partner Websites
One of the most time-consuming parts of this jobs can be performing due diligence on a potential link building partner. The website will most likely have to follow set guidelines and possess qualities such as being relevant and authoritative. This part of the process cannot be sped up at all and if you want great links, you will have to put in the time and effort double checking them.
In SEO, link building is one of the most time-intensive processes. Hopefully, our guide will help you see where you should focus more effort and where you can speed up the process.