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Join Me On The Reciprocal Review Carousel

Presented By: EJ Cooksey | 7/02/2007 01:35:00 PM

I found a new link building technique while I visiting at AskAnissa. It was originally started by Alex over at HowtoSpoter.com. This is a great web 2.0 link building tactic and can greatly increase your incoming links if you use it.

Thanks to Anissa for passing this on, and to Alex for starting this genius link building campaign!

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Reciprocal Review Carousel idea is based on a few simple yet effective link-building and blogging techniques I have learned:

  • Build value of the blog by creating a helpful link from within content.
  • Provide value to community by doing a review on a blog you personally like.
  • Link to YOUR blog has exact anchor text you want and helps you boost Google Rankings.
  • No more than 30 outbound links from any page to prevent penalties for link farming.
  • Viral effect of the link – as more bloggers participate, link to your blog with YOUR anchor text, coming from quality content post will spread.

Check out how this started (opens in a new window) then come back here and see what has changed on the review list below and you will see how this works immediately.

Here is How to participate:

  • Copy the entire text between the specified lines.
  • Create a post on your site and put at least one paragraph explaining how you joined the Reciprocal Review Carousel.
  • Paste the text you copied into your post.
  • Remove the Bottom Review and At the Top add your own review with a link to a site reviewed, at least 2 sentences about the site and a note – Reviewed by: Your Anchor Text. Link your anchor text to your site.

Here is an example:

WordPress Web 2.0 Guide is a blog providing very useful information on building your very own Web 2.0 portal based on WordPress. Detailed instructions and how to guides make it possible for anyone to create a sparkling and engaging blog and join the community of like-minded individuals. Reviewed by: WordPress Web 2.0 Spot-er

Sites Reviewed:

  • Carol King's Home Business-Know How Blog Carol King has a wealth of information about home business opportunities as well as ebooks, reviews, articles, tips and ideas. If you are needing to know more about online home based business then be sure to visit her site. Reviewed by: Make Money Online the Quick and Easy Way
  • OnlineSecurityAuthority has everything you need to know about online security. Whether you are in need of the latest information on personal computing, blocking mySpace, ID Theft, RFID, Dating, or Banking this is the site to visit for all online security information. Reviewed by: AskAnissa
  • Peter Lenkefi writes about Web 2.0 marketing strategies at Web2Center.com. He has some killer videos over there you should check out along with a ton of good information on blog marketing and various "new media" promotion tactics. Reviewed by: Link Building Maniac, Jack Humphrey, for the Friday Traffic Report
  • Andy-Coates.com is an original creator of Viralink concept and a blog publishing information on Magic, Personal development and blog development. I have found a wealth of information on getting your blog noticed and generating the traffic for free. Reviewed by: WordPress Web 2.0 Guide
  • FitForFreedom is well-established blog where you can find multitude of information on achieving financial freedom. Blog is run by Marco Righter and his writing style greatly adds to the value of information he provides. Reviewed by: Alex
  • Secure Your PC For Internet blog run by Colin and provides essential information everyone accessing internet should know. Identity theft is becoming more and more of an issue and by visiting his blog you can minimize the risk of being compromised. Reviewed by: Alex
  • Home With Heather is a great informative blog targeting WAHM (Work At Home Moms) and run by … you guessed it – Heather Masson. Information on what works for her in Internet Business written is very easy to read and comes from her personal experience. Reviewed by: Alex
  • A Copywriter’s Blues blog published by Alex Badalic, a veteran of advertising turned musician gives you great food for soul. I have found some nice old videos of Johnny Cash performance and he has a lot more of vintage videos to satisfy fans. Reviewed by: Alex
  • Did You Smell That blog authored by one of the veterans on network marketing filled with business ideas you can use. David Ledoux is well known and respected in online community and now he makes his experience available via blog posts. Reviewed by: Alex
  • Best Damn Blog run by Richard Wing is all about Internet Marketing. Your visit will be rewarded by honest reviews, freebies and information you need to succeed in this cut-throat business without sacrificing your integrity. Reviewed by: Alex

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Feel free to join the carousel and please add reviews to the sites you like. Just take the whole thing above including the lines –copy and paste…etc–, do an opening paragraph like the one I started this post with, paste what you just copied, take the bottom review in the review list off and add a review like I did for Carol King's site with a "Reviewed by:" link back to your site.

Post it and watch your traffic grow!

To Your Success!

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  1. Carol King July 2, 2007 at 1:34 PM  

    Wow Ej, talk about good karma. I reviewed your site in the same carousel just this morning. I came here to check I had the correct title of your blog and here you are with a review of mine. Brilliant. Thanks so much for a great review.

    Carol King

  2. EJ Cooksey July 2, 2007 at 1:51 PM  

    Hi Carol,

    You are very welcome!

    It just goes to show that the Universe does indeed move in mysterious ways...Thanks for the review!

  3. AskAnissa July 4, 2007 at 1:28 PM  

    EJ, Thank you for the back link and for visiting my site! Good luck on your Journey! It seems more and more women like us are finding ways to do exactly what we want, and finding the way to "Have it all!"

  4. Bryan Taylor July 4, 2007 at 2:53 PM  

    Ej Thank you for this. I have made a post for this and hope that it will work for me as well as everyone else that has or will try it.

  5. EJ Cooksey July 4, 2007 at 8:04 PM  

    Thanks Anissa,

    Best of luck to you too!

    Will be visiting your site regularly.

  6. EJ Cooksey July 5, 2007 at 1:05 AM  

    Thanks for jumping on the Carousel...hope it brings you lots of traffic!

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