Link Building & Digital PR

Are you struggling to outrank your competitors on Google? Learn how to drive the backlinks that can turbocharge your SEO performance on our Link Building & Digital PR course.
1 day
Supporting material
A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, with training delivered at any location in the UK, including our London training centre.

Backlinks are a critical, but much misunderstood, component of search engine optimization (SEO). High-quality and relevant backlinks are the fuel that powers your website in search.

This one-day course examines the do’s and don'ts of link acquisition and the digital PR tactics required to develop and promote linkable content.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of how links work, how to spot good and bad link opportunities and then the outreach, content marketing and digital PR skills needed to encourage other websites to link to your content and build site authority.

Whether you’re from an SEO, digital marketing or PR background, our expert instructors will take you through everything you need to know, all based on the real-world tactics Jellyfish uses to deliver link earning PR campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands.

Our Link Building & Digital PR course is available as a private training session that can be delivered via Virtual Classroom or at a location of your choice in India.

Want to know more? Check out our full range of SEO courses.

Course overview

Who should attend:

This course has been designed for anybody who has an interest in developing and promoting web content, particularly in the context of delivering PR coverage and links. If you’re in SEO, PR, or digital marketing and need to boost website authority and performance, then this course is for you.

What you'll learn:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what backlinks are, why they are important and which links are best for boosting SEO performance
  • Analyze your own site’s backlink profile and opportunities for improvement
  • Understand the role played by content marketing and digital PR in a web marketing strategy
  • Develop successful digital PR campaigns, including developing linkable content, creating media assets and implementing successful outreach strategies
  • Track and measure performance for link building and digital PR campaigns

Course agenda

Introduction to Link Building
  • What is a backlink?
  • Why are links important?
  • What makes a good link?
Analyzing your Backlink Profile
  • Understanding link metrics
  • Quality, diversity and relevance in your link profile
  • Spotting the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Backlink analysis tools
Effective Link Building
  • How link building has changed
  • Techniques for acquiring links
  • Foundational link building tactics
Introduction to Digital PR
  • How digital PR fits into your marketing strategy
  • Understanding how digital PR can power your SEO
  • Traditional vs. digital PR
Building a Successful Digital PR Campaign
  • How to build a digital PR campaign
  • Understanding the news landscape
  • Finding inspiration for digital PR campaigns
  • What do journalists want and how to pitch ideas
  • Creating media assets that get attention
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Campaign inspiration, what has worked for others
  • Finding the right contacts for pitching
  • Outreach do’s and don'ts
Reporting & Measurement for Digital PR
  • How to measure the success of your campaign
  • Metrics for success
  • Measurement tools and resources

Next Steps:

Developing site authority through links is one of the core components of SEO, however good organic search performance also relies on the quality of your content and having a technically robust website. To learn more on these topics, check out the Content Strategy & Copywriting for SEO course and the Technical SEO course.

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