NetPeak Checker takes a look at the Domain Authority, Number of Text Backlinks, Social shares, Page Rank and more. It may take you some using to figure out how to operate it, however the information the application gives is very relevant.
To use this tool, type in a few keywords and click on ‘Generate’. This is a simple tool which will help you find new opportunities by giving you a list of queries. Use relevant keywords and find new links for your site.
The web is vast and it’s impossible to keep track of all the content on it. Alltop is a site which aggregates the most popular content on the web. It’s a stop where you can find topics to write on and discover links.
Keywords should be an important part of your link building strategy. You can do plenty of internal linking within your site. Long tail keywords are gaining more prominence and this tool will help you with that.
If you want to tap into a link from Reddit, this tool is the way to do it. Reddit is a multi topic site that is filled with content written by users.
24. Image Raider
Other than just plain text, your site should have a good amount of pictures so as to ease a reader’s experience. Image raider allows you to trace and discover other sites which are using the same page as you.
This is the most popular link building tool out there and for many, it’s their first stop. The Site Explorer will be your most used feature. It takes your URL and gives you back relevant information such as Summary, Top Backlinks, Referring Domains, and Top Pages. The Domain information informs you if you have lot of sitewides.
Majestic SEO breaks down your backlinks into various categories such as Referring IP Addresses, Nofollow Links, Redirects, Frames, Deleted Links, etc. The Backlink History section will show you important information on external backlinks discovery and referring domains discovery over the past year.
If the tool finds your site lacking in backlinks, it will get pointed out and you can add links from their Top Backlinks section. There is a free and pro version, so take your pick.
Open Site Explorer is somewhat similar to Majestic SEO. Its free version offers you a bit more information on your backlinking than Majestic SEO. The Dashboard presents information in an easy to read manner and you can question the creators on the Q&A section and get a swift reply. This means if you’re new to Open Site Explorer, you won’t have a tough time learning how to use it. The tool has many options of displaying backlinking data such as inbound links, top pages, linking domains, etc.
It is great for strengthening your domain authority and Linking Root Domains. A unique feature of this tool is that social media is not missed out on and there is focus on platforms like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
In addition, you can analyse your own website or a competitor’s.
Ahrefs offers four main features for its users – site explorer, SERPs Analysis, Reports and Labs. The site explorer functions similarly to Majestic SEO and Open Site Explorer. You can find interesting information like total number of backlinks and their types, different referring IP’s and subnets.
Lost Links is an interesting feature through which you can find links a competitor has lost. The tool gives you a daily report on your page rank on Google, Bing and Yahoo search engines. The report feature gives you freedom to create reports for your own domain or any other site as part as the free version.
The internet is filled with plenty of tools that can help you build authority links on your site, don’t get lost with them. Just stick with these and your website should come up with strong SEO optimization.
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