Advanced Google Search Queries For Link Building Campaign

Maintaining continuous traffic on a website or blog is not easy if you are not expanding your research to find fresh or new SEO link building opportunities. Getting fresh and quality backlinks will help to increase clicks and website exposure.  To reach resources relevant to particular niche you must know advanced search engine queries. In this article you will go through the best search queries for different off page SEO techniques to find better link building opportunities.

Advanced Google Search Queries

“Site:”, “intitle:”, “inurl:” are the most common search operators that are used in different search queries to get the desired result.

Search Queries To Find Websites To List Your Website

These link building queries can help to find directory, business listing, event, coupon, video, contest and article websites where you can list your website or the activities that represent your website.


Find Directories

Keyword + directory

Keyword + directory + add/submit/suggest/post

Keyword + intitle:”directory”

Keyword+ inurl:”directory”

Keyword + “add a site”/”submit site”/”suggest site”/”post site”/”recommend site”

Keyword + “add URL”/”submit URL”/”suggest URL”/”post URL”/”recommend URL”

To search directories from particular location you can use this query

directory + intitle:“location” OR inurl:“location”


Find Business Listing Websites

Keyword + Listings

Keyword +”add your business”/”list your business”

Keyword + “add listing”/”submit listing”/”suggest listing”/”post listing”/”recommend listing”

keyword “submit * site”

keyword “submit * listing”

keyword “submit * website”

keyword “suggest * site”

To search business listings from particular location you can use this query

Business + intitle:“location” OR inurl:“location”


Find Coupon Websites

keyword + coupons + intitle:list

keyword + coupons + intitle:submit/add

keyword + deals + intitle:submit/add

“deals for” + “keyword *” + intitle:submit/add

“coupons for” + “Keyword *” + intitle:submit/add

Keyword + add/submit/post/list coupons

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/post/list coupons


Find Article, Video, Podcast, Whitepaper, Webinar, Event and Contest Websites

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend article

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend video

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend podcast

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend whitepaper

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend webinars

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend event

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list job

Keyword + add/submit/suggest/post/list contest

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend article

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend video

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend podcast

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend whitepaper

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend webinars

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list/recommend event

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list job

Keyword + intitle:add/submit/suggest/post/list contest


Search Queries To Find Relevant Blogs For Commenting

Blog commenting is a whitehat linkbuilding technique and use these Google search queries to find best blogs for commenting

KEYWORDS “powered by WordPress”

KEYWORDS “leave a comment”

KEYWORDS “reply to post”

KEYWORDS “leave comment”

KEYWORDS “this site uses keyword luv”

KEYWORDS “this site uses comment luv”

Keyword +

Keyword +

Keyword +

Keyword +

Keyword +

Keyword + intext:”powered by wordpress”

Keyword + intext:”powered by typepad”

Keyword + intext:”powered by wordpress/name of relevant domain” inurl:blog + “post a comment” + keyword inurl:blog + “post a comment” + commentluv enabled

“Add comment” Your Keywords

“Post comment” Your Keywords

“Write comment” Your Keywords

Your Keywords “leave a comment” / “leave comment”

Your Keywords “Notify me of follow-up comments?”+”Submit the word you see below:”

Your Keywords “Remember my personal information” + “Notify me of follow-up comments?”

Your Keywords “Notify me of follow-up comments”

Your Keywords “This site uses KeywordLuv”

Your Keywords “Enable CommentLuv”

Your Keywords “You can use these tags”

Your Keywords “Powered by BlogEngine.NET”

Your Keywords “Allowed HTML tags:”

Your Keywords “top commenter”

“Keyword” “Powered By Blogger”

“Keyword” “Powered By WordPress”

“Keyword” “Powered By Typepad”

“Keyword” “Powered By Drupal”

“Keyword” “Powered By Blogengine”

“Keyword” “Powered By Movabletype


Search Query To Find Guest Blogging Opportunities

Here is a list of Google search queries to find guest blogging opportunities

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “guest blog”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “guest blogger”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “guest Column”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “guest article”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + guest post

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + guest author

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “write for us”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “write for me”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “become a contributor”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “contribute to this site”

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + inurl:category/guest

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + inurl:contributors

submit * post keyword

write for us keyword

Keyword/yourCompetitorName + “guest blog”

become * guest writer keyword

keyword + “guest blog”

keyword + “guest blogger”

keyword + “guest Column”

keyword + “guest article”

keyword + guest post

keyword + guest author

keyword + “write for us”

keyword + “write for me”

keyword + “become a contributor”

keyword + “contribute to this site”

keyword + inurl:category/guest

keyword + inurl:contributors

keyword + “guest blog” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “guest blogger” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “guest Column” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “guest article” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “write for us” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “write for me” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “become a contributor” + inanchor:contact

keyword + “contribute to this site” + inanchor:contact

keyword inurl:”write for us”

Keyword + intitle:“write for us”

Keyword + intitle:“contribute to”

Keyword + intitle:“submit” + inurl:blog

keyword “Guest post” / keyword “Write for us”

keyword Intitle:Guest Post

keyword Intitle: Advertise

keyword “Guest *” blog

inpostauthor:guest + keyword

inpostauthor:”guest blog” + keyword

inpostauthor:”guest post” + keyword

“your niche” + guest post

“your niche” + guest author

“your niche” + write for us

“your niche” + guest article


Search Queries To Find Forums and Communities Relevant To Your Niche

With these advanced search engine queries you can find discussions forums and communities to drive niche traffic.

KEYWORDS “powered by phpbb” inurl:/forum

KEYWORDS “powered by vbulletin” inurl:/forum

KEYWORDS “powered by smf” site: /forum

KEYWORDS “powered by phpbb” inurl:/community

KEYWORDS “powered by vbulletin” inurl:/community

KEYWORDS “powered by smf” inurl:/community

“Keyword” + “forum”“keyword” + “board”“keyword” + “powered by vbulletin”

Forum + Keyword

“Powered by SMI” keyword

“help with” Keyword + inurl:forum


Search Queries To Find .EDU and .GOV Websites

Search queries for .EDU and .GOV websites do not work for every niche. You have to keep patience to find these websites using these search queries. inurl:blog “post a comment” -”comments closed” -”you must be logged in” “ADD YOUR KEYWORD” inurl:blog “post a comment” -”comments closed” -”you must be logged in” “ADD YOUR KEYWORD”

“powered by vbulletin”

“powered by phpbb”

“powered by smf” “your keyword” “your keyword” “your keyword” “your keyword” + “resources” “your keyword” + inurl:links “your keyword” + “other sites”

site:edu inurl:login (Create an account)

site:edu “powered by SMF”

site:edu “powered by Fireboard”

site:edu “powered by phpbb

site:edu inurl:login (Create an account)

site:edu “powered by vbulletin” (Powered by Invision Power Board)

site:edu “powered by SMF”


Find Paid Post and Review Opportunities

Using these search queries you can paid or sponsored posts or reviews.

Keyword + intext:”this is a sponsored post”

Keyword + intext:”this is a paid post”

Keyword + intext:”this is a Sponsored review”

Keyword + intext:”this is a paid review”


Search Deeper In Any Website With (Site:) Query

Site search query can help you to search any website for particular page or related to your niche.

Example- link building

You can also use this query to search social media websites.

Example- link building

Now you know maximum of Google search queries, use these to find regular opportunities to create a strong SEO link building profile for your website or blog. If you are using any other search query share with us and so that others can also know about them.

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