Case studies

How Getmentioned Got 601% Organic Traffic Increase For FinTech Website: Strategy Explained


Authority backlinks from DR50+ websites


Traffic increase


Top keywords overtook from PayPal on SERPs

2 years

Time span


A top fintech website wanted to rank on top of organic search in the trading and investing industry.

The site was optimized to rank at least on the first page of SERPs but needed to build white hat backlinks to achieve its true potential.

And the team trusted building high-authority links to Getmentioned.

Let’s now look at the process and results in detail.

About client:

The client’s website revolves around trading and investing, particularly CFD, to help traders and investors make money from stock price movements.

The problem:

The challenge was to rank high enough for its target keywords in the tough and difficult investing and trading niches.

The solution:

The solution was to secure white hat backlinks every month that adhered to Google’s TOS on a consistent basis.

The company had to ramp up its off-page campaign by acquiring natural backlinks.

The process:

We used our usual algorithm ob building high-authority links.

In short, it contains the following steps:

1. Competitor Analysis

At Getmentioned, we always start any process by researching your competitors’ backlink profiles to identify which websites are linking to them.

We do the following:

  • analyze their content,
  • website structure,
  • link strategies.

After that, we create a list of target websites in Google Spreadsheet and send the file to our client, so the process would be transparent for him.

2. Outreach Stage

When we have the list of websites, we want to acquire links from.

Our next favorite tool –

We use it to find contact information such as email addresses, phone numbers, and social profiles.

The next step – is to write customized outreach letters and send them to email addresses we found before.

It takes us approximately 15 minutes to bulk write 1 500+ customized emails with our new AI tool, which is absolutely free.

Want to learn more about it?

Find the detailed instructions in Viktoria’s newsletter.

Viktoria is a Founder of a link-building agency Getmentioned, where her team has built more than 10 000 links. She is considered to be one of the 3% on Upwork and has Top Rated Plus Status as a freelancer. Her clients are UpNest, Preply,, Cloudtalk, Bonsai and more!

3. Link Placement

Once we got answers, we agreed on the anchor text and the URLs.

It’s crucial to mention that we always have the next requirements for website-donors:

  • DR40+
  • Traffic 1 000+
  • Niche-relevant
  • No spam, pbn
  • No forums, directories, listicles…

The results:

Overall, we were able to manage and secure 250 backlinks from influential and relevant sites.

The site was able to grow its traffic value from $13k to $93k, an impressive 601% increase.

The keyword “buy stock with PayPal” was able to outperform not only the client’s competitors on SERPs but also PayPal.

It generated 150 monthly searches, attracting the most organic traffic for the site.

Getmentioned was more than capable of getting clients backlinks that move the needle.

We’ll be happy to help you to grow as well!

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