The Ultimate Resource Guide for Link Builders from Distilled LinkLove 2012 |

The Ultimate Resource Guide for Link Builders from Distilled LinkLove 2012

By Pak Hou Cheung / April 2, 2012

Friday saw the Distilled LinkLove conference in London, with an impressive line-up that included Rand Fishkin, Mike King and Wil Reynolds sharing their link building secrets.

Whether you’re agency or client-side, here is a useful little guide to link building tools and resources which Distilled gave out to help you improve on your link building activities:

Tools & Resources

NameTypeWhat is it used for?Free / Paid
My Blog GuestCommunityFinding places to guest postFree & Paid versions
Blogger Link UpCommunityLink bloggers with content creatorsFree
HaroCommunityLink journalists with sourcesFree
BoomerangBrowser PluginHelping you with email outreachFree & Paid versions
RapportiveBrowser PluginFinding out more about the person you’re reaching out toFree
Multi Links for FirefoxBrowser PluginLets you open, copy or bookmark multiple links at the same time rather than individuallyFree
Chrome Web ScraperBrowser PluginScraper is a Google Chrome extension for getting data out of web pages and into spreadsheetsFree
Chrome Link ClumpBrowser PluginLets you open, copy or bookmark multiple links at the same timeFree
BuzzstreamSoftwareManaging outreach processPaid
GroupHighSoftwareFinding people to outreach toPaid
Raven ToolsSoftwareTracking campaigns and analysisPaid
Open Site ExplorerSoftwareTracking campaigns and analysisFree & Paid
OntoloSoftwareTracking campaigns and analysisPaid
Majestic SEOSoftwareTracking campaigns and analysisPaid
ZemantaTacticSuggests your content to relevant bloggersPaid
FollowerwonkToolContacting people & building relationshipsFree & Paid versions
Tom Anthony’ Link Profile ToolToolAnalyse your competitors link profiles and those of competitors to discover anomalous activitiesFree
JavaScript BookmarkletsToolUse bookmarklets to improve efficiency of reporting and analysisFree
We FollowToolDirectory of Twitter users organized by interestsFree
Citation LabsToolTracking campaigns and analysisFree
LinkdexToolTracking campaigns and analysisFree & Paid versions
Link DiagnosisToolBacklink analysis & broken link checkerFree
Link Builder from WordtrackerToolBacklink analysisFree & Paid versions
Blog DashToolA permission-based blogger databasePaid
Seeded BuzzTacticAllows you to promote content to relevant bloggersFree & Paid versions

Distilled Speaker Posts / Link Building Resources

Adam AudetteLink BuildingLink Building Fundamentals
Branko RihtmanToolBacklink Data- Who is the Best Provider of them all?
Jane CoplandResearch & AnalysisCompetitive Backlink Analysis 
John DohertyOutreachA Linkbuilder’s Gmail Productivity Setup (with Outreach Emails from 4 Industry Linkbuilders)
Justin BriggsTool18 Tools to Speed Up Link Building
Kris RoadruckLink BuildingEfficacy of Negative-Emotion Link Bait
Mike KingOutreachThrow Away Your Form Letters (or Five Principles to Better Outreach Link Building)
Rand FishkinOutreachYes, You Really Can Build Links With Twitter – Whiteboard Friday
Rhea DrysdaleOutreachWhen Guest Posts Fail
Ross HudgensLink BuildingUtilizing Second Tier Link Building For Massive ROI
Tom AnthonyToolLink Profile Tool to Discover Linking Activity
Tom CritchlowLink BuildingA Linkbuilding Method So Effective I Can’t Believe It’s Not Blackhat
Wil ReynoldsLink BuildingA peek into how I do link building in a boring industry

Link Building Resource Guides

Ed FryLink BuildingThe Linkbait Guide
Melissa CampbellLink Building10 Years of Linkbuilding Advice
Wiep KnolLink BuildingLink Bait Failed – Now What?
Mark JohnstoneContent CreationHow to Make Sticky Content
Rae HoffmanLink BuildingLink Building with Experts
Michael GrayContent CreationLinkbait & Content Marketing | What Are Your Goals
Oli ArchibaldInfographics6 Steps to Making Your Infographic Work


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