Link building can be one of the most challenging parts of an SEO’s job; however, for me, it’s often one of the most rewarding. Not only is it fun getting that win, but link signals are weighted heavily enough in the algorithm that you can almost get an immediate tell after building an awesome link.
Additionally, link building provides a great opportunity to bring out the creative side – which is why it is important to stress that any tactics below are meant to be examples, providing a starting point or refresher for those reading. I’d implore you to use your own creativity and add some of your own spin to them. After all, using cookie-cutter or “scalable” link building methods is what gets sites into the most trouble.