Backlink checker tools help you to know, how many websites/blogs are referring to you and how many of them are Nofollow or Dofollow. With the help of a tool, you can see how many are high-quality backlinks and how many are low-quality backlinks.
Later on, you can disavow low-quality backlinks from Google webmaster to improve your search ranking if required.
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I have collected 10 free backlink checker tools based on functionalities and trustworthiness.
OpenLinkProfiler.org is one of the best backlink checker tools available online. It extracts your domain and explores the complete list of backlinks based on LIS (Link Influence Score). Open Link Profiler is a completely free and fastest backlink checker tool.
Majestic is one of the finest backlink checker tools. It has the largest link index database. You can check the fresh and historic index. It also shows the trust and citation flow of your domain. For example, I checked backlinks for quicksprout.com a popular SEO tool and a blog run by a famous digital marketer Neil Patel.
You will see the trust flow is 28 and citation flow is 55. The numbers show the popularity and trustworthiness of quicksprout.com. However, these numbers are generated with some algorithms set by Majestic.
SEMRUSH is one of the most popular SEO tools. It is a complete toolkit for digital marketing professionals. Along with all other SEO tools, SEMRUSH also gives you an option to do backlinks audit and analysis.
It has a daily updated database for your backlinks analysis. Every day you get 10 free attempts with a free account.
MOZ brought you an open site link explorer where anyone can check backlinks for your domain. Along with backlink Moz Link Explorer also provides DA (Domain Authority) and PA (Page Authority) for your blog. (Note: It has limited checks for a domain in the free version).
BuzzSumo gives you an opportunity to check social reach and backlinks. You
can check, how your blog posts are being shared on social media. It is limited in the free version but good for beginners. You can export all links in CSV, Excel, and PDF.
6- Rank Signals
In Rank Signals, you uncover SEO backlinks & traffic sources of your competitors and your domain. It is a free tool to check backlink. It’s Quick SEO Chrome Extension lets you have quick access to important SEO metrics in your browser. It provides you easy access to important Rank Signals and data like PageRank, Backlinks, Alexa Rank and Traffic estimate.
Linkody free version gives you an ability to check 2 unique domains per week. You can see up to 100 referring domains instantly with Linkody’s Free Backlink Checker. It gives full access to pro members. The free version also worth using.
LXRmarketPlace provides a quick summary of the number of backlinks, referring domains, and the number of NoFollow Links, along with indexed pages in Google. It is a free tool.
9- LinkMiner By Mangools SEO
Mangools also brought you a backlink checker tool. It also shows you Citation Flow, Trust Flow for your domain along with backlinks to your blog.
SEO Review Tools look new for me but found it good in the list of a free backlink checker. It shows External backlinks, Follows links percentage, Referring Domains, Referring IP’s, etc.
Wrapping It Up
Here, I tried to explain the best and free backlink checker tools available online. There are many other tools available. It is totally up to you that what you feel suitable for your blog.
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