Link building has changed a lot over the years. After a pretty brutal crackdown by Google related to linking practices it became clear that a new, more narrow practice was needed to continue taking advantage of this very relevant part of marketing strategy. Thankfully we still have avenues that don’t violate any terms of service, or even press the boundaries of what is and isn’t acceptable. Acquiring local links is one fantastic way to do so. This is perfect for small businesses in particular that are wanting to increase their visibility on both a local and more expanded scale. But how do you do that? Here are nine ways.