links in a chain representing backlinks

SEO professionals know that building white hat backlinks can be burdensome! You need a trusted backlink provider to improve your clients' backlink profile without sacrificing quality. High-quality backlinks will help improve your client's rankings and drive more organic traffic.

We’ve been working with Longtail Dragon for a couple years and are ever impressed with their results. They are very thorough and create great content on a wide range of subjects. Josh is always helpful in working through the project and giving advice on a plan that fits our budget and needs.


Longtail researched our industry and its web presence. From that intense research developed a prioritized plan to help our SEO. Every step of the process has been well thought out and executed flawlessly. We can't thank them enough.


Working with Longtail has been a phenomenal experience for us. His attention to detail and his availability have made all the difference. 10/10 would recommend



The Benefits of Link Building

The most significant benefit link building can offer is visibility in organic search. Link building leads to higher rankings, more impressions, and site visits.

Why Longtail Dragon?

100% White Hat

Sleep better at night knowing that the backlinks that have been built for your site are entirely legit. Not one drop of black hat will besmirch your site's reputation.

Natural Guest Posts

All backlinks are placed in topically-relevant articles and natural context.

Editorially Reviewed

Every publisher site provides editorial review of all guest posts. Editorial review is an essential feature of staying within Google's quality guidelines.

Relevant Sites

The relevance of the publisher is a main ingredient of backlink quality. We strive to get your links placed on sites with substantial topical and audience overlap.

How Does Manual Link Building Work?

Human beings will write guest post content for our publisher sites. We use you as a research source and cite that research with a link to your site. We pitch the content to our publishers until it gets published on a site with your specified quality guidelines.

White Hat Link Building Tactics We Use

The tactics we use are dependent on the needs of our clients. True success in white hat link building depends on understanding the site the links are being built for and ensuring the work process is tailor-made for the website. We pride ourselves on our ability to pivot quickly and focus on what is most essential.

Below is a list of tactics our team employs to guarantee your success.

Link Building FAQs

Location, location, location. That is the first rule of real estate, which sets Longtail Dragon apart from other link-building services. People choose Longtail Dragon because they want results, and they want to be located at the top of search results.

Quality inbound links are the primary metric search engines use to determine authoritative pages that deserve to have higher relevance and higher ranking. Higher rankings turn into more website traffic.

This depends entirely on the keywords you want to rank for. The more competitive your keywords, the more links it will take to rank.

Link equity is the difference. Do-follow links (links without a rel="nofollow" attribute) pass link equity, while in principle, nofollow links do not.

Research suggests that nofollow links actually do pass some link equity, but it is generally preferable to acquire do-follow links.

We recommend a healthy mix of keyword, branded, URL, and generic anchor text.

No. Buying links is a black hat SEO technique, and at Longtail Dragon, we studiously avoid black-hat techniques.

We do not use link exchanges or PBNs. We carefully analyze our publishers to make sure publisher sites are not part of a private blog network or any illegitimate link scheme.

No. Let me repeat it in Latin, so there's no room to misunderstand: the answer is no.

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