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Best Free DoFollow Backlink Sites

Updated on October 17, 2010

Introduction to the Best Free DoFollow Backlink Sites

Finding good backlinks is a pretty difficult task, In my experience however I ahve found that the best way to build high quality backlinks to your websites is not to take shortcuts, and instead create a wide variety of quality unique content across the Interenet.

The good news is that there are some fantastic free websites out there which allow you to submit content and build backlinks for free, and most will even let you earn a little bit of extra cash for your work as well!

Using these sites can help boost your work to the top of Google, just remember to keep the quality high, and you will soon build a huge Internet presence which you can effectively monetize.

Build a strong web of dofollow backlinks
Build a strong web of dofollow backlinks

Why Do I Need DoFollow Backlinks?

While the best way to get dofollow backlinks is to let them accumulate naturally, many of us do not have the steady traffic, or loyal readershp to make that happen. This means that you do need ot find a workaround to rank in Google.

Building your own free do follow backlinks requires a bit of work, but it can pay dividends. However it is important to remember a few things.

  • Don't spam, it's rarely effective, and it can cause you problems
  • Write articles and place your links in them. High quality articles can pass value to your main website.
  • Don't go out there creating thousands of dofollow backlinks and expect to jump to a high PR.
  • Have a little patience build your backlinks over time, and keep an eye out to see if you are getting enough traffic for them to occur organically.

The Best Free DoFollow Backlink Sites

So without further ado, lets take a look at some great sites for Free DoFollow Backlinks.


Yes, the site you are on right now!

You can sign up Here!

Hubpages has a great revenue sharing, and if you keep the quality up you can get some great dofollow backlinks to your own sites. The best part is that Hubpages really does also have a great earning potential, which is why many people (myself included) have it is a major source of income.


Squidoo seems to have a love/hat following, you either love it or hate it.  Personally I do not use Squidoo very much, but some people swear by it.  You can sign up to Squidoo Here!

Squidoo also has earnign opportunities, which you can gain by driving traffic to your squidoo lenses.  It does also provide some pretty good dofollow backlinks on occasions.


Devhub is a relatively new article directory which allows you to earn money and create do follow backlinks for free.  While it is still a young website tehy have a great set of affiliates, and some fantastic earning opportunities!

You can sign up to DevHub Here!


Blogger might seem a little old now, but it is still a great place to collect free dofollow backlinks, and it can easily be monetized to suit your needs.  When it comes to using blogger you can earn a lot of money, be warned though, there is a  huge amount of competition on that site!

You can sign up to Blogger here!

This is Freelance

This is Freelance is my own personal article directory, while it is open to other people to join, they must be able to show me that they are good writers, and do not just post duplicate content.

This is Freelance provides free dofollow backlinks, and it also has a great revenue sharing program.  You can find out more over at This is Freelance!


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    • georgescifo profile image


      6 years ago from India

      It seems that DevHub is no more an article directory as you have mentioned and is just a free website creator.......

    • Hezekiah profile image


      6 years ago from Japan

      Thanks, this is very useful info for all of us. Nofollow is sometimes good too, simply for manual navigation and site recognition.

    • TripleAMom profile image


      6 years ago from Florida

      Hi, I am working on learning how to create backlinks and increase traffic to my articles. I checked out This is Freelance and it looks like it's another place to write articles, like hubpages (and it looks awesome by the way), but can you post links to hubpage articles there? I'm still really new to all of this.

    • amithak50 profile image


      6 years ago from India

      hubpages,squidoo has a dofollow link and it is really great to join these as these sites has lots of earning potential too. I like hubpages most ..squidoo is great too.. Blogger is now NoFollow and it really very bad news for all of us

    • blesslopez01 profile image


      7 years ago

      Blogger Comment links are now NoFollow. Sad. :(

    • profile image

      Dean Garrison 

      7 years ago

      Hey thanks a lot. That's some good info for a newbie like me. Recently decided to take my passions online. It's a jungle out there. People like yourself that contribute good information are very much appreciated. Please keep doing what you are doing.

    • thisisoli profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Austin, Texas (From York, England!)

      Dev Hub have changed how they do things recently. The site helps keep spam down and quality high by rewarding it's writers with 'devhub coins' as well as real cash. These coins can be used to extend your portfolio of sites.

      It's actually a pretty good way to keep the spammers at bay.

      Dev Hub has blogs, but it also lets you create informational articles, and sales articles in article form. All in all I think they have four different kinds of site which you can build, and each one has different functions, and different interactions.

      My best advice would be to give it a go, I earn a few cents on tehre at the moment and I really have put very little effort in to writing there, my main focus still being hubpages and my own sites, but as the income grows there I will probably start to increase my workload there!

    • ocbill profile image


      8 years ago from hopefully somewhere peaceful and nice

      I'll look into devhub too. It is not a article directory..more like a jimdo or free blogging site.

    • Peter Dickinson profile image

      Peter Dickinson 

      8 years ago from South East Asia

      I had not heard of DevHub before. Thanks for that. I must admit though I am still confused even after reading through their bumph. It says its free and then says the first site is free. Yeh I'm confused.

    • Hawkesdream profile image


      8 years ago from Cornwall

      Thanks Oli, some great sites here. Had a look around 'thisisfreelance' very impressive, Well Done. the Devhub is interesting and will explore that one further.

      Have bookmarked this and will return.

    • Chris Crow profile image

      Chris Crow 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for the tips. I'll have to take a closer look at It looks like a useful site.


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