There always comes a point in a link builder’s career when they start to struggle with finding new ways to build links. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools to inspire you. The following are the top tools that will help you generate link building queries, guest post queries, content ideas, and more!
Link Building Query Tools
Can’t think of good ways to discover link building opportunities? These link building query tools will help you generate some great search phrases.
BuzzStream Link Building Query Generator - Enter information about your brand, your competitors and your market and this tool will generate link building queries that are likely to uncover good link opportunities.
Ontolo’s Generate Link Building Queries Tool – Enter your keywords and select the kind of link opportunities you’re looking to discover.
The Ultimate Link Building Query Generator - Google Docs spreadsheet that helps you generate link building queries.
SEO Frogs French Link Building Tool - With Ontolo’s help, we developed a French linkbuilding query generator to help your search for link prospects. Enter your keyword below and start finding new link opportunities!
SEOBook Link Suggest - This tool generates Google and Yahoo! searches for your keyword + the term from the keyword list. Keep in mind that the value of a link is typically going to be at least partly inversely proportional to how easy it is to get.
Webcomfs Backlink Builder - This tools searches for websites of the theme you specify that contain keyphrases like “Add link”, “Add site”, “Add URL”, “Add URL”, “Submit URL”, “Add Article” etc. Most of the results could be quality potential backlinks.
Guest Blogging Query Tools
Planning to build links and visibility through guest blogging? These tools will help you find the queries you need to discover great guest blogging opportunities.
Guest Blogging Query Generator - If you use guest blogging for link building, this generator will help you find opportunities based on a particular keyword or phrase.
Guest Post Search Generator – This free SEO tool allows you to add any keyword that will be plugged into a Google Docs spreadsheet with popular search terms for finding guest posts in a specific niche or industry.
Link Opportunity Finder Tools
If you want to skip the queries, these tools can help you find actual link opportunities that you can go and contact immediately.
Link Prospector – This tool allows you to search for specific link opportunities for your business (or your client’s) such as guest posts, giveaways, comments, directories, blog, link pages, interviews, forums, organizations, and more. You can try the tool for free, and then choose from pay as you go plans (starting at $2 per credit) or monthly recurring plans (starting at $27 per month).
Local Citation Finder – If you are building links for a local business, Whitespark’s tool can help you find specific link opportunities based on the vertical and location. You can try the tool for free (with limited results) and then choose monthly plans starting at $20.
Link Bait Idea Tools
Link Bait Generator – Simply enter a keyword, and this tool will give you link worthy content ideas that you can use for blog posts, infographics, videos, and other types of content.
Quandry’s Content Idea Generator – This tool asks you 18 questions about your (or your client’s) products and services. Then, it generates hundreds of ideas for blog posts, articles, tweets, whitepapers, ebooks, podcasts, and other types of content.
Portent’s Content Idea Generator – This tool allows you to enter a keyword or phrase and it will not only create a title, but it will show you what makes the title appealing for your audience.
What are your favorite tools to automate link building?
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