SEO Link Building Tools

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A samurai sword held by a ninja student of Simba Academy who is about to discover the wonder of SEO link building tools and software

Brand Monitoring

NameDescriptionWebsite URL
Google AlertsFree tool to track brand mentions and get alerts to your inbox.Google Alerts will let you stay up-to-date with what your customers or clients are saying about you on the web.
Tracking mentions related to your business or brand opens doors to link building, brand building, and  collaborations.
Use it to monitor competitors.
Use it to monitor the latest industry developments. 
TweetdeckUse Tweetdeck to track mentions of your competition and your brand.
Use it to find particular hashtags relevant for your business, which in turn can help you find influencers. 
You can also search by the number of retweets. People whose tweets are retweeted multiple times are likely to have some influence. 

Public Relations

NameDescription Website URL
HAROHARO provides journalists with a robust database of sources for upcoming stories and daily opportunities for sources to secure valuable media coverage 
Source BottleA free online service that can connect you to journalist and you can be their source for their news articles 
#PRrequestA popular Twitter hashtag used by journalists 
#JournoRequests A popular Twitter hashtag used by journalists 

Find Social Media Influencers For Your Content

NameDescriptionWebsite URL
BuzzsumoFind popular content and the influencers helping promote the content. 
UpfluenceFind relevant influencers for your content 

Link Opportunities

NameDescription And FeaturesWebsite URL
Link Research SEO Toolbar Get the advanced SEO link metrics while researching your competitors. 
See your competitors backlink profile and discover link building opportunitiesSee how your competitors  content/web pages perform on social media 
HunterA popular email search tool and free email finder.
Use it to find the email address associated with any company or individual, and verify any email address you already have. 
UbersuggestUse this tool to check your competitor’s backlinks and see if you can create content and get them to link to your website as well. 
Ahrefs’ Backlink CheckerThe free version of Ahrefs’ Backlink Checker shows the top 100 backlinks to any website or URL, along with the total number of backlinks and referring domains (links from unique sites), Domain Rating (DR), and URL Rating (UR) where applicable. 
Moz Link ExplorerComplete overview of your website, pages, and links. The free version of Link Explorer gives you a quick look at a full range of link analysis, including a look at the most impactful links coming your way and your most linked-to pages. 
SEObilityMonitor SEO Backlinks, spy on your competitors and find ideas for link building

Written by Simba

I teach the world's marketers and entrepreneurs Digital Marketing for FREE at Simba Academy. I am the founder of Simba Academy, I write books about Digital Marketing, I am a Digital Marketing consultant and I speak about Digital Marketing.


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