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Complete Guide To Link Building: Building High-Quality Backlinks for SEO

Learn how to build strong backlinks that get your business ranking on Google’s first page with this online link building course.

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  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    2 hours
  • Accreditation

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Learn the latest in SEO link building with ClickSlice

This course will develop your technical understanding of search engine optimisation (SEO), and provide you with an in-depth understanding of link building for SEO and how to create link building strategies that work

Backlinks are one of the biggest ranking signals in Google’s algorithm and one of the biggest off-page SEO factors. Understanding why backlinks are important along with how to build high-quality backlinks enables a business to gain an advantage against their competitors.

On this course, you’ll learn exactly what backlinks are and why they’re valuable for businesses that want to increase their organic rankings, traffic, and sales.

You’ll learn the latest link building techniques and find out how to build powerful backlinks that will help your website move up in Google’s website ranking system to rank on the first page.

You’ll build the skills you need to find and analyse the backlinks that your website already has. These tools and techniques will help you to build the most powerful link profile you can while keeping your website safe.

The course will also build your knowledge of anchor text, as you learn what its value is in practice and how it impacts your backlink profile and effectiveness.

Access in-depth SEO training with ClickSlice founder, Joshua George

This course is created and led by the owner and founder of ClickSlice, a leading UK SEO agency.

Moving beyond beginner’s SEO, under Joshua’s expert guidance you’ll advance your skills and understanding of SEO with a leader in the field, and dig deeper into the crucial role link building plays within SEO.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 0 seconds (upbeat music) <v ->Hello, and welcome to the ultimate link building course</v> where I’ll be showing you how you can build high quality back links that will get your website higher up in Google. My name is Joshua George and I’ll be leading you through the course. I actually own and run the lead in SEO agency in London called Click Slice where month by month, we build over 500 backlinks across our client websites. In this course, I’m going to be showing you the exact processes and strategies that we use at the agency to build high quality backlinks.

Skip to 0 minutes and 34 seconds I’ll be covering everything you need to know such as how to determine what makes a good backlink, how to build back links that will actually help your rankings. I’ll show you over 10 different strategies you can utilize to build backlinks and I’ll even show you how you can track all of your progress. You name it, you can be certain I’ve got you covered. I designed this course for anyone who’s interested in learning more about backlinks, understanding the importance they play in Google’s algorithm. And for those who like to learn the strategy so they can go out there and build their backlinks themselves.

Skip to 1 minute and 4 seconds However, I don’t just talk the talk, throughout this course you can literally watch over my shoulder and watch me walk the walk. I don’t just show you a backing strategy, I actually go out there and implement the strategy myself. ensuring everything you learn is super actionable. This stuff is super powerful and has allowed me to rank on page one for some super competitive terms. I’ll see you inside.

What topics will you cover?

  • What are backlinks and why are they important
  • What is anchor text and why is it important
  • How to find out what backlinks your website already has
  • How to build powerful backlinks that rank websites

Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service
The CPD Certification Service:

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 and is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the CPD policies of professional and academic bodies.

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Your understanding of why backlinks are important in Google's algorithm
  • Your understanding of what anchor text is and why it's important
  • How to check what backlinks a website has
  • How to build high quality backlinks that rank websites onto Google's first page

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone with a basic understanding of SEO who would like to develop their understanding of how backlinks work and how to build backlinks themselves.

Who will you learn with?

Joshua is the founder & owner of ClickSlice. Josh regularly attends SEO conference across the world to ensure he’s always updated on the latest Google algorithm updates and trends.

Who developed the course?


ClickSlice is the leading SEO agency based in London. We primarily help businesses generate more revenue by increasing their websites visibility online.

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