1. Find Broken Links on Wikipedia
You can search for articles on Wikipedia with broken links and replace the broken links with your own.
2. Find new keywords on Reddit
There are a lot of topics discussed on Reddit. There are tools you can use to search for commonly used phrases in these discussions.
3. Update old blog posts
Use new information to revive old blog posts. This can raise the traffic to that page again.
4. Get inspiration from Adwords ads
Make your titles and descriptions similar to those in Adwords ads.
5. Use Alltop to find good linking prospects
Alltops shows you the best blogs in a particular niche so you know which blogs to target.
6. Use content-curation methods that are focused on benefits
When making content, let its focus be on what the reader stands to benefit by reading the content.
7. Link to authority sites
The quality and relevance of outgoing links on your page let Google know the depth and importance of the information on your site.
8. Use internal links to help pages rank higher
You can use internal links to help bring certain pages to the first page of the search results.
9. Add the word ‘because’ to your email titles
Using the word because early quickly lets people know why they need to read your email.
10. Write longer video descriptions
Video results are now more common and by using descriptions or 200+ words, you can make your videos rank higher.
11. Reverse engineer low ranking content
There are many search results that are not on the first page but are of very good quality. You can re-engineer this content and use it.
12. Long tail keywords in title tags
Using long tail keywords is a quicker way of boosting your rankings.
13. Get keyword and topic ideas from Wikipedia
Wikipedia’s content box, internal links, callouts and sidebars can give you plenty of topic and keyword ideas.
14. Find link targets using ‘best of’ lists
Lists that tell you about the best blogs in a particular area give you good link targets.
15. Focus on long content
Content with 1800+ words has been shown to perform much better than short posts.
16. First link gets priority
When two links are pointing to your site and the links are on the same page, only the first link will be considered.
17. Come up with new keywords
When you create a new keyword, you’re sure to rank first.
18. Use seedkeywords.com
This is a tool that you can use to find keywords that aren’t commonly used already.
19. Expert roundups
These are blog posts that are built from collecting information from a group of experts. These are good building links and generating shares on social media.
20. Use Flippa
Flippa is a marketplace for websites and the sellers usually reveal a lot of information when selling.
21. Research keywords using Facebook
When you try to create an ad on Facebook, it will give you a list of suggested keywords.