Building links is a daily grind. You have to continuously maintain and update a list of websites you want to get links from, do your homework on the kind of topics that are of interest to them, reach out and start a conversation, pitch your ideas, create content, keep track of whether or not you got the link, rinse and repeat.
Depending on your industry, you may need anywhere from a few links to thousands of links to make it to page one. Here's how the link building process usually goes:
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