How many blog posts does it take? I’ve written 115+ blog posts and have not received one backlink. What am I doing wrong?

I think I know.

It has to do with…I’m doing what everyone else is doing.

And I need to take a different path.

What is everyone else in my industry doing? They’re all writing about promotional products.

Who wants to read about promotional products? Not me, so why should my users want to read about promotional products?

To be honest, I don’t even want to write about promotional products anymore. How boring is that?

My approach

So, I’ve decided to take a different approach. One that’s less boring and where I can write about whatever comes to mind, instead of being restricted.

I’ve thought about it some, the reason why I haven’t received one backlink. And the reason is that I’m being lost in a sea of all my competition’s blog posts. You know the ones that nobody else wants to read.

Like this blog post is telling me I’ve got 6 consecutive sentences starting with the same word. First of all, I don’t see six. Do you? Secondly, who cares? Is Google going to ding me? I mean all this SEO fluff really doesn’t matter.

But, to be frankly honest with you…it does really bother me that I don’t have that green light from Yoast.

So what am I going to do about it?

Well, I’ve decided I’m going to keep writing until I finally get that comment generated in my WordPress dashboard telling me I have a backlink. And then, I’m going to blog about it. Like how many blog posts it really did take me to generate one backlink.

Are you in the same boat as me? What does it take to generate one backlink to a blog post?

Elyssa McGregor

Hi! I'm Elyssa McGregor. I love helping people succeed online and promoting businesses with our wide range of promotional products. I have a love for search engine optimization (SEO) and getting companies out there on the world wide web. How can I help you?

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