Top Growth Hacks to Build Domain Authority Effectively

Most effective ways to build quality backlinks. As I always way, SEO, in a nutshell, is “relevancy + authority“. Structural SEO is the most effective way to create “relevancy” to capture thousands (if not millions) of search quaries on Google. But what about “authority”?

What the best ways to increase domain authority?

Here are my collections of authority building hacks.

Build tools and offer them for free

Example: HubSpot

Media mentions

Example: AreYouInterested, and now, FirstMet (from the book Explosive Growth)

M&A: buy a blog

Example: SolarFeeds

Act like a media company

Example: Databox & Startups. com

Embed this

Example: Yelp and YouTube

Building Bage

Example: UpCity

Guest posting (if you pick the right websites)


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