If you are reading this article, you clearly already know the importance of rankings. But, just for a quick review – if you want to beat your competitor, you must rank higher in Google searches. How do you rank higher in Google searches? You crush the competition by using SEO tools that help you get more traffic to your website, such as link building tools.
Link building involves gaining new inbound links, also known as backlinks, to a website from other external websites. Basically, if more websites link to your website, your website will continue to rank higher and higher until you beat your competition in rankings. And, if you beat them in rankings, you will beat them with customers. Trust me – the websites that appear first in Google pages get more traffic than those who are on page two or three.
Today, let’s look at Ahrefs and SEMRush, two incredibly useful internet suites, that make it easy for you to succeed at link building.
Ahrefs: The Suite You Need to Succeed
Ahrefs is an internet suite with multiple SEO and social media tools. It includes a fantastic backlink checker, but it is much more than simply a backlink checker. It also includes tools that allow you to check the domain’s health. This means finding technical crawl errors, new links, new referring domains, as well as the domain ranking and the URL ranking.
But, that’s not all! Ahrefs also includes a keyword ranking and content alerts that you can set up. You will receive helpful notifications as the software identifies potential link changes. Additionally, the suite also includes an SEO toolbar you can install on your browser. Plus, Ahrefs makes it easy to perform keyword and competitor research.
SEMRush: A Link Building Tool to Help You Improve Your Ranking
While SEMRush is more known for its pay-per-click internet marketing tools, it’s link building tool is excellent. SEMRush understands that building backlinks to the right websites is critical to your website’s success. Therefore, their link building tool works to help you find the most relevant websites to obtain backlinks.
This unique link building tool works to gather all the potential link building opportunities for a website, as well as a system that helps to connect (via an outreach campaign) with these sites. By identifying the websites that will give your own webpage the biggest potential boost in rankings, you will be able to contact the sites to obtain backlinks.
Finally, the best thing about both Ahrefs and SEMRush is that these tools help find the websites that will help you the most. In other words, rather than just identifying websites in the same niche, these tools will help you identify which sites will lead to the most traffic to your page. The tools allow you to see which websites will be the most influential to your overall ranking. Quality matters for Google’s unique SEO algorithm – and these tools will not let you down.