Step 2 – Review each web site you found carefully, check to see if they are using spam, if they are using spam, stay away, this will only hurt your web site in the long run. Remember to aim for the big money and not a quick dollar. Look to see If they have a links or some call it a resource page. If they don’t have a links page, you should most likely move on and forget about it.
You should also review their content and resources they provide. Would their content or resources be useful for your visitors? Do you feel that it’s a good resource? Is it a web site that you feel good about recommending?
Step 3 – After reviewing the web sites, you’ll need to gather information about them. First, find out the owner of the web sites name. Sometimes the owner with list his or her name on the site, usually located on the about us page. Otherwise, you can get their name is by doing a WHOIS search. There are several available you can use, just search with the phrase WHOIS lookup.
Find out their email address. Remember to get the right one, you don’t want to contact them through their support email address, instead search for their marketing or partnership email. Also find something on their web site that is unique and useful, this could be an article, an online tool or a service, use this to compliment them.
To be continued…