Rebecca Kelly of SEOmoz discussed linkbaiting this morning with Cameron Olthuis and Brent Csutoras at SMX Social Media this morning. Something she said gave me pause. She said, “People like to link to things. They like to share.”
I like to link to things, but for different reasons, depending upon the link. The links to the three speakers above are so they see my post, visit, vote and perhaps link back to me. Yes, that’s sharing, but the ulterior motive of getting a link back exists.
So join the exploration of socia media with me and tell me why you link.