One of our clients is a competitor of Thumbtack and Home Advisor. They started a business 3 years ago and experienced a huge lack of backlinks which negatively influenced domain authority and website positions by top keywords. They applied to WiserBrand to get professional help with link building, improve positions and grow organic traffic.
We developed a long-term strategy for increasing link mass and provided step by step recommendations on how to get up to 1000 backlinks in 1 year. Action plan included the following, but not limited to:
- Collecting listings relevant to the type of client's business.
- Creating SEO-optimized content for each new profile.
- Setting up profiles and interlinking them on major platforms.
- Tracking the indexation of URLs.
- Placing SEO-optimized articles on trusted sources.
- Social media profiling.
The number of backlinks grew by almost ten times. In July 2018, there were almost 55K of backlinks, 93% of which are dofollow. And we see the steady growth with more than 2K referring domains.
The number of referring pages grew immensely, with about 23K of pages in July 2018.
Backlinks got as the result of our strategy, came from domains with the high level of authority. Most of them were from .com domains and there were even 20 .edu domains highly appreciated by Google. Among the backlinks providers, we had such sources as huffingtonpost.com, thenextweb.com, wn.com, theodysseyonline.com, blogher.com, selfgrowth.com, archilovers.com, and many others.
Additionally to the increasable growth of link mass, the website started bringing new leads and giving an opportunity to engage with the current clients online increasing their satisfaction level.
The company continues to develop online swiftly. It appears high in Google and other search engines for most queries. Professionally implemented backlinks strategy increased traffic to almost 20 times and brought online leads.