Find websites your target audience frequently visits. If you know at least one website, you can find many similar ones by simply doing a Google search. If you want to get organic traffic to your blog post, first you need to decide what keywords you want to rank for. But instead of focusing on keywords with huge traffic, find long tail keywords with much lower search queries but also much lower competition. Your users need the structure to navigate through your site, to click from one page to the other. And Google uses the structure of your site in order to determine what content is important and what content is less important. Content quality, content amount, and website information are all factors in your Page Quality Rating.

More backlinks = Higher rankings

Linking out is huge. Don't be a link hoard; you're going to create content, so use it to gain favor with other people. I'll go more into depth below with specific tactics on linking out, but in general, you only have something to gain when you