Has it happened to you, too?
You tried many link building strategies and found them either too expensive or ineffective. Building quality backlinks is a complex task when no one knows who you are. Many marketers believe that to build the number of backlinks that can boost website traffic requires a celebrity status. I thought so too until I stumbled upon HARO.
What is HARO?
HARO stands for Help a Reporter Out. It is a source that traditional media and bloggers use to find experts for their stories. Want to be featured on Forbes or Reader’s Digest? HARO, when used right, has the ultimate power to make you famous.
Keep reading, and I’ll show four key principles to build 10+ links every month from top authority websites that will make things easier for you.
Here are a few examples of links we have built:
How does HARO work?
A journalist or a blogger submits a query. A journalist must meet a few requirements to be accepted by the HARO editing team. One of them is to give proper credit to the source once they publish the content. It is an important one if you are after backlinks that drive that can drive traffic to your website! Once the journalist submits a query, HARO sends it to over 800,000 sources registered on the platform. Keep in mind that only around 300,000 journalists send queries via HARO, so the competition is high!
Continue reading to find out how to beat the game and get your pitch noticed by overwhelmed journalists.
Before we get started, go to https://app.helpareporter.com/ to register. HARO offers four subscription options. Start with the Basic one. I have the Basic package so far and find it enough.