Link Building Tools

These are all the tools I use for link building today. Last updated 8.9.12. If you have further suggestions/better tools, contact me.

  • Open Site Explorer – Backlink Analysis/Competitive Benchmarking
  • Ahrefs.com – Secondary backlink analysis tool, for quick diagnosis. Always have multiple backlink sources.
  • SEO for Chrome – Page and domain-level SEO data
  • Raven Tools – link reporting, keyword research, ranking reports.
  • Citation Labs Tools – link prospecting, external link export, contact finder.
  • Check My Links Chrome Broken Link Checker – For quick reporting of broken backlinks when pitching webmasters.
  • ToutApp – Detects e-mails on a page for speedy contact information locating, also has capability to send e-mails quickly.
  • Rapportive- Shows information about your e-mail inbox within your inbox, allowing you to get more rich data to use in customized contact of your link prospects.
  • Scrape Similar Chrome Extension- Quickly pulls information from web pages, such as URL lists, for easy documentation and more efficient processes.
  • Elance – For outsourcing SEO/link building tasks.