The Top 9 Backlink Analysis Tools to Back Your Strategy

Written on 14 September, 2015 by Shounak Gupte
Categories Search Engine Optimisation

Using backlink analysis tools is a simple, yet effective way to improve your search engine rankings and increase link popularity. There are more than enough tools designed for webmasters. While some of them are easy to use, others call for technical knowledge. In this article, we will be discussing some of the best tools out there that you can use, apart from Google Search Console.

Best Backlink Analysis Checker Tools


This is a highly sophisticated link building tool with loads of features. This tool is useful for content development as well as keyword research. It can analyse and monitor backlinks to specific sites.


Majestic SEO is one of the best link building tools available to webmasters. It is much similar to Ahrefs but many SEO experts believe Ahrefs does a better job. It can also be used for internet PR and marketing, too.

SEO Spyglass

SEO Spyglass is an SEO application that focuses on backlink analysis and research. There are two versions of SEO Spyglass: free and paid. The tool can let you find up to 50,000 of backlinks for a targeted site in multiple search engines. The tool can show you the number of links coming from blogs and forums, and the exact age of a page.

Raven Tools

Raven Tools is designed to bring the best keyword research and link building tools under one roof. It is an excellent platform for managing PPC campaigns, social media and SEO. Raven will be the time-saving hero to your company and a pleasure to your customers.

SEOMoz/Open Site Explorer

SEOMoz is an SEO firm that provides a number of SEO tools to their clients, including Open Site Explorer. Open Site Explorer is another link analysis tool that looks pretty similar to Google Linkscape. You can use it to explore all web pages indexed by search engines.

Link Diagnosis

Link Diagnosis is one of the most popular link analysis tools out there. It utilises Yahoo! to locate links that points to a particular website. In addition, it filters out duplicate and low-quality pages.


This is a free backlink analysis tool powered by Yahoo! It lets you keep track of the progress and effectiveness of the total number of backlinks. In addition, it shows you the exact anchor text and the information concerning link value. It is an established and reputable tool that can allow you to plan your link building campaign in a more efficient and successful way.


With this tool, you can analyse the active backlink of any site at no cost. You save lots of time, as you do not have to deal with outdated data.


SEMRUSH tool can be use to check backlinks for your site as well as for competitor sites. It is more advanced than other backlink analysis tools mentioned above, as it make it possible for users to find the keywords of any website and what that site uses to drive traffic.

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