What is Resource Link building in SEO?
A resource link is when a website links to another website’s content. This can be done in the form of an internal link on the same page, or it can be as a reference in an article. A resource link is typically known as a “link out” and is considered by experts to be one of the best ways to increase organic search traffic.
Resource links are instrumental in the success of your content marketing efforts because they tell Google that your content is valuable and worth referencing.
How popular? In 2016, Moz surveyed 435 SEO professionals. 56% said they used resource page link building, making it the second most popular link building tactic amongst respondents.
Why Does Resource Page Link Building Work So Well?
It is because resource pages section always have great content. if someone add you link in resource page. it means your content is awesome. if you are getting links from resource page it means your content is the best from others.
How to build links from resource pages?
Before going deep, I will take about link. in resource page, they may add your page link or any blog page which is providing value. You have follow below two steps:
- Find relevant resource pages
- Reach out and suggest your resource
Find relevant resource pages
So let’s say you are running digital marketing company:
then you have to search on google something like seo intitle:resources inurl:resources.html
There are many other search operators you can use to find more prospects, such as:
- seo intitle:resources inurl:links.html
- seo intitle:links inurl: resources.html
- seo inurl:.com/resources
- seo inurl:resources intitle:resources
Reach out and suggest your resource
Before start sending email, please read below template for your email outreach. It will suggest you some points which can help you get better result.
Template #1: Standard Resource Page
With that, here are a resource page link building templates that you can start with
Subject: Quick question
Hi [First Name],
I was looking for some information on [Topic] today, when I came across your excellent [Name of Page].
It was super helpful! Thank you.
I especially liked [Personalized Sentence or two].
Anyway, I realized that I recently published a page about [Related Topic]: [URL].
It’s [Brief Description].
It might make a nice addition under the [Section Name] of your page.
Anyway, thanks again for all of the excellent resources. And have an awesome week!
you can use above template or you can also your manual written email for outreach. Always remember, this activity will take sometime to get links so be patience.
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