50 quick and easy backlinks to boost your website

50 quick and easy backlinks to boost your website

20 May 2022

Did you know that Google was originally called BackRub back in 1996? Whenever we need answers to our questions, you can guarantee the phrase ‘Google it’ will be announced as a solution. In 2022, the thought of telling someone to ‘back rub it’ doesn’t have the same ring to it. Google founders, Larry Page and Sergey Bring called their search engine BackRub for its analysis of the web’s ‘backlinks’.

What is a backlink?

Backlinks, sometimes referred to as inbound links, incoming links or one way links – are simply just links from one website to another website.

For example, here you can see the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce have a link from their website to the Code Galaxy website:

Google and other major search engines consider backlinks important, as it demonstrates the popularity and authority of a website. If a website has many links from other reputable websites, Google will be more confident in ranking that website higher. If a website has only a few backlinks, and they’re from low authority websites then it is seen as a negative; you will be ranked based on the quality of your backlinks.

Why are backlinks important?

When someone visits Google and types in a query, they have confidence that Google will deliver the best results. It is important for the content to be valuable, credible and useful, backlinks signal if you meet this criteria. Your ranking will be affected based on the volume, relevance and quality of your backlinks.

How to get backlinks?

As a new business or a small business – it can be difficult to get backlinks. One of the easiest and quickest ways to get backlinks and improve your website rating is with online directories. They can also be a great way to receive referral traffic too!

Some directories you will have to pay for, but there are many available for free. Just make sure your business information and contact details are consistent in every directory.

50 quality SEO backlinks

Add your business profiles to these business directories and pages to book your website:

1. Google My Business

2. Yell


4. Free Index

5. Bing 

6. Marketing Lancashire 

7. Three Best Rated

8. The Independent 

9. The Mirror

10. Local Standard

11. Hot Frog

12. Liverpool Echo

13. Manchester Evening News

14. Nottingham Post

15. Apple Maps

16. Grimsby Telegraph

17. Dewbury Reporter

18. Birmingham Mail

19. Business Live

20. Blackpool Gazette 

21. Lancashire Business View

22. Yelp

23. Wales Online

24. Wakefield Express

25. Daily Record

26. Kompass

27. Cylex UK

28. The Best Of

29. Storeboard

30. Scoot

31. Thompson Local

32. UK Small Business Directory

33. Opendi

34. Dentons

35. Show Me Local

36. N49

37. Touch Local

38. Find The Needle

39. City Visitor

40. Opening Times

41. Tupalo

42. My local Services

43. In UK Local

44. Leicester Mercury

45. Loughborough

46. Hinckley 

47. Gazette Live

48. Wakefield Express

49. Rossendale 

50. Lancs Live

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