By Julie Joyce
LinkRisk started out as a tool designed to help you find your most dangerous links. However, it has since grown into a seriously powerful suite of SEO tools.
There’s a lot more to LinkRisk than identifying problem links now, and I’d like to showcase some of the features that I feel are well worth telling you about.
There are five main tools in the suite currently, along with an API. We’ll go through each of them below. The subscription prices range from $249/month to $2999/month and up, depending on the number of users and the volume of usage.
Full disclosure: I’m friends with one of the creators of the tool, and I do have a subscription to it.
I’ve used LinkRisk’s Audit tool in many of my link audits, and it just keeps getting better and better.
I always do a manual review of the “bad” links, and I will say that it’s very difficult for a tool to only show you bad links that mesh with your idea of bad links. However, Audit does do an excellent job of sussing out the most low-quality links.
Once you run the audit, you’ll be given a LinkRisk score that ranges from 0 to 1000.
In this tool, you add your own link data so you can grab that from any source that you like and upload it. You can upload files from Majestic, Moz, Ahrefs, and/or Google Webmaster Tools; you can also manually paste in a list of URLs.
You can set the tool up to automatically import new links from Google Webmaster Tools, Majestic and Ahrefs so that a new LinkRisk score is calculated with each refresh. You will obviously need to have a plan with Majestic and Ahrefs that enables them to connect.
When you first run the audit tool on …read more