Five Ways to Generate Links on LinkedIn to

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Five Ways to Generate Links on LinkedIn to Promote Your Business Locally :

Five Ways to Generate Links on LinkedIn to Promote Your Business Locally

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One way to get more traffic to your website is by building back links. But you don't want just any backlinks ; you want backlinks from reliable websites, trusted sources, and links from sites that are relevant to your niche. For instance, if your target audience consists of teenagers from the age of 16 to 18 who drive, having a link from a web site focused on breastfeeding mothers just won't do.

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But , if you establish links from companion websites that sell different products or services than you do, to the same audience, then you have a relevant backlink .

So, let's look at some ways to generate good backlinks on :

So, let's look at some ways to generate good backlinks on

From that your profile:

From that your profile Using keyword rich content in your headline and the summary of your profile and including links to your websites, blogs and articles is a good way to generate backlinks . Don't try to trick people with clever headlines, avoid puns, and just use straight forward keywords.

When you ask a question:

When you ask a question allows any participant to pose a question. Ensure that your question is relevant, and link it to a blog post that asks a more detailed version of the question. The trick is to make sure that you actually participate in the follow-up discussion generated by your question. Also, be sure that your question isn’t really just spam.

When you answer a question:

When you answer a question It's also fun to answer questions on But, be sure that when you answer a question you don't come off as an advertisement. Do a link to your website as a source, especially if you already have a blog post that answers the person's question in detail. Remember, you can also create a blog post based on the questions you see.

In a new section:

In a new section An exciting new feature, as of this writing, is the ability to add new sections to your profile. While technically this is part of your profile it bears special consideration. There are numerous and sections that you can add, such as; Special occasions, courses, honors and awards, languages, organizations, projects, and more. You can even add widgets for other programs such as Wordpress or SlideShare , to feed the content and straight to your profile. This is an excellent way to generate more links to your website or blog.

In your e-mail signature:

In your e-mail signature While this technically isn't part of the software, adding links to not only your blogs and websites but also directly to is a good way to generate more interest. If you have everything that you do in one place within your LinkedIn profile, it is going to be a good way to showcase your expertise.

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Promoting your local business on is not only effective, it's fun, and unless you upgrade your account, it's free. All it takes is a little time and thought to make your account work for you. It's probably the missing ingredient to completing your successful promotion of your business locally. Remember, it doesn't matter if you have the Internet only business or a brick and mortar business, promoting your business locally is a sure fire ingredient for success.



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