It was once a legitimate SEO tactic. Everybody does it! SEO Liverpool would find a contextually relevant post and comment leaving a link to your site. Some time ago WordPress and other blog platforms add nofollow to any links in your comments — including (and especially) your name?
Try this Do follow Blog custom search engine. It takes more time and energy but it can be worth it.
It’s not as easy to find the right post… don’t just say ‘great post’ make sure you can pass the spam and naff comment filter. You can generate some love from these blogs, Summit Online Marketing have had some real luck and floated some interesting ideas. It’s a great community and growing at quite an impressive rate. Keep it up
Blogs can be a godsend for links. A previous client of SEO Liverpool would direct each member of his staff to write a post relevant to his business each day as part of the team doing their bit. After 18 months they had generated a huge amount of backlinks and search engine traffic to the site. In conjunction with a robust content strategy and strong direction they achieved the search goals have excellent search engine ranking under the selected keywords.
I’m off for a few pints in Liverpool tonight as it’s been a frustrating day… as always
Just thought i’d share.