3 Free High-Quality Backlink Sources You Should Know

green check markA few weeks ago I asked if there was anything you would like me to write about to further assist you with your search engine optimization efforts. The first person asked for help identifying some more free web directories for obtaining baclinks. So I’ve taken a look and identified these three high-quality web sites that I’ve never mentioned on this blog before.

Manta – Company Profiles and Information for Most Types of Businesses

manta is one of the largest online business communities and company information databases. According to Compete.com they had over 14 million unique visitors last month. They offer a number of subscription levels, but you can still get a free dofollow back link using their free plan. Simply add your company information and submit its related website links. Submissions are usually approved or rejected within hours of submission.

CruchBase – Technology Companies and Internet-Based Businesses

crunchbase is the free database of technology companies, people, and investors. Allows you to submit your Internet company for free and include related blog, news media and web site links. Submission and company profile changes are typically approved within a day or two.

ResellerRatings – Online Retailers & Shopping Websites

resellerratings is an online community that has been rating and reviewing shopping websites and retailers since 1996. They offer reputation management services for merchants, but basic stores submission are free. Sites are usually rejected or approved within a couple of days and individual business profiles are often crawled and indexed by Google quickly.

Well I hope you’re able to take advantage of at least one if not all of three of the aforementioned backlink resources. If you have any questions about how or where to submit your website please don’t hesitate to ask me in the comments below.

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  • February 28th, 2011 at 4:44 pm Sally said:

    Hey Wes,

    Normally when I visit blogs I tend to see the same sites mentioned over and over and OVER again, so I was actually quite surprised when I started reading your post…

    I thought, oh finally a site I didn’t know about, then another then another!

    I am going to visit all of them, I am not very good with seo, so I will be popping back to your blog for some more tips.

    Sally :)

  • February 28th, 2011 at 5:22 pm Wesley LeFebvre said:

    Hey Sally! Thanks for stopping by!

    It makes me happy to hear you found some new and useful information here. I try hard at being unique while making sure to cover the standard resources and tips as well.

    As you probably already know, I started popping popping over to your blog a few months ago.. :) I find you very inspirational!

  • March 1st, 2011 at 12:13 pm Jon said:

    Love your suggestions. Yelp.com is also a great place to list your local business. However they don’t allow links to websites at this time. Guess they don’t know they could always put a “no follow” outgoing link if they wanted to allow url postings.

  • March 1st, 2011 at 1:59 pm Wesley LeFebvre said:

    Hi Jon,
    Yelp does allow website links on the business profile pages. They are meta-refresh redirect links.

  • March 10th, 2011 at 9:37 am Jackie said:

    Thanks for these backlinks. I have heard of Manta before but I never knew they accepted submissions. I’ll try submitting some links there soon. Thank you!

  • March 10th, 2011 at 10:27 am Wesley LeFebvre said:

    No problem, Jackie. With their old site I think it was harder to tell they accepted submission, but they recently updated their site making it easier to see.

  • April 19th, 2011 at 11:53 pm Tony said:

    thanks for the free backlinks, every backlink counts in my book :)

  • June 5th, 2011 at 12:37 am priyanka said:

    tnx for high quality backlinks………

  • June 24th, 2011 at 4:20 pm daniel said:

    Thanks for the high quality backlinks

  • June 24th, 2011 at 6:42 pm Wesley LeFebvre said:


  • July 22nd, 2011 at 8:49 pm Live Cricket said:

    Thanks For these wonderful baklinking websites.Im a 15 yr old Website owner and im deliberatly in need of traffic

  • July 27th, 2011 at 2:56 am Du?a Kabin said:

    Thanks for the high quality backlinks

  • August 1st, 2011 at 11:53 am Tanielle Lobo said:

    Great suggestions, thanks for sharing.
    Just added our business to manta and crunchbase.

  • August 20th, 2011 at 1:14 am Visit world said:

    thanks for help in HQ backlinks

  • September 5th, 2011 at 4:49 pm Teddy Howard said:

    How and where can I add my website. I’m just starting out. I need Traffic!

  • September 6th, 2011 at 9:20 am HaitianMusic said:

    Really informative – Thanks for these HQ Backlinks

  • December 19th, 2011 at 8:35 am Harman said:

    I need traffic to my website.Will these backlinks help in increasing them?

  • January 14th, 2012 at 11:59 am Adedoyin jelil said:

    This is really helpful high traffic and high page rank website like these can really help new bloggers.

  • July 25th, 2012 at 10:26 pm saurov said:

    its a great suggesion but will it be effective for us?

  • August 1st, 2012 at 8:48 pm Wesley LeFebvre said:

    Of course! I wouldn’t waste your time with something that wasn’t…

  • August 20th, 2012 at 4:11 am eBook download said:

    I just use these to build three quality backlinks to my blog. It really rocks buddy. Thanks for sharing I have never seen these over internet before today.

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