You may have mixed feelings when it comes to building backlinks for your website. If you look around the internet you will get many different opinions of what is right and what is wrong when it comes to this. All the different opinions can make you feel really confused and you'll never get your link building campaign started.
The best advice I can offer you is that there is no one size fits all technique when it comes to building backlinks to your site. Everyone will have something different they feel works for them. If you take the time and energy to learn how to use link building techniques correctly then you will have no problem realizing the benefits. Here are a few link building techniques to help you get started:
Contacting webmasters for links;
This is a method that has been ripped to shreds by many people who claim that it doesn't' work anymore or that it is a waste of your time. It is never a waste of your time to have a good link pointing back to your site. Contacting webmasters for reciprocal links can still be an excellent way to build credibility within your niche. What people fail to realize is even if the search engines don't pay that much attention to this technique anymore that the direct traffic you can get from the other persons site is astronomical. You never know just how much direct traffic someone gets, imagine being on their page to take advantage of some of that traffic.
Manual link building:
There are plenty of sites that will let you leave a link on their site pointing back to yours. You will have to do this manually though as using software will only insure you end up being removed and your link building will not count for anything. If you do not have the time to look for the sites that can help you build links to high pr websites you can simply go onto a good internet marketing forum to get various packs of backlinks so you can begin building today. Once you know how to link build you shouldn't have any problem getting ranked for whatever keyword your website has in it.
Outsourcing link building:
You may also want to consider outsourcing this work so that you are able to free up more of your time doing other things to drive traffic. You can go on various forums or freelancing sites to find people who will do all the backlinking you want them to do for a reasonable price. Imagine having someone else working to build up traffic to your site while you create more content. If you do not want to outsource the link building that is fine. Pick the strategy that works best for you and just stick with it and you will see natural search engine traffic to your websites. The more backlinks you are able to build the more page rank your site will build as well. This will help you rank for keywords faster.