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How Up-To-Date Are Backlink Monitoring Sites? Best Value Site?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by seotophat, May 26, 2017.

  1. seotophat

    seotophat Newbie

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    Which site has the most complete and up-to-date backlink database? Ahrefs?

    How accurate and up-to-date is it? Obviously they don't have direct access to Google's databases and they don't have the server farm to crawl the entire web as fast as Google, so there HAS to be a percentage of pages, especially newer ones, they have yet to discover and scrape the links.

    More specifically, if you have a brand new website, disregarding major Web 2.0 backlinks, how likely and how quickly will backlinks on lesser known sites linking to the brand new site take to show up in Ahrefs?

    Ahrefs seems a bit pricey for a small SEO. What's the next best think at lower cost?
     
  2. drstew

    drstew Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes Aherfs has the biggest backlink database and the best crawler of them. All the other questions could probably be answered by their support. I think you can also submit your new pages to Ahrefs for crawling.
     
  3. seotophat

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    Why not just use the backlink report in Google Search Console? Is woefully incomplete not showing the entire backlink profile from their database?
     
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    felixmontez Regular Member

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    SEMRush and Ahrefs are the best in SERP analysis and speed. Try it for free.
     
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    Ahrefs just announced they're going to remove their free trial accounts soon. So better get in there quick :)