1. What are the advantages of having a premium account on Monitor Backlinks?
  2. How can I add my domain to Monitor Backlinks?
  3. What are the benefits of adding my domain to Monitor Backlinks?
  4. Can I add subdomains?
  5. Can I track just one backlink?
  6. How many competitors can I add on my list?
  7. What is SEO Autodiscover?
  8. What do you consider bad SEO links?
  9. Should I disavow my bad links? What should I do with these?
  10. How can I use the disavow tool?
  11. Do you provide custom plans?
  12. How does the emails alert system work?
  13. Can I export my reports?
  14. Is it possible to build links to my website using Monitor Backlinks?
  15. How does the Keyword Ranking Tool work?
  16. How can I filter my backlinks?
  17. How many keywords can I track for my account?
  18. Is it possible to use Monitor Backlinks on several computers?
  19. Is your tool free? Do you have a trial version?
  20. How long does it take for Monitor Backlinks to extract data?
  21. Can I add multiple Google Analytics accounts?
  22. Are there any limitations on the number of domains / competitors I can remove and add?

What are the advantages of having a premium account on Monitor Backlinks?

The most important advantages of a premium membership are:

  • Get in depth details for your websitess backlinks profile
  • Email alerts when your website or your competitors are gaining or losing backlinks
  • Access to Keywords Ranking Checker for your website and your competitors
  • Generate and export reports for your clients
  • You get credits to use with the Advanced Backlinks Checker
  • Weekly email reports with your SEO progress

How can I add my domain to Monitor Backlinks?

Once created an account and verified your email, you are prompted to add your domain. Follow these steps:

  • Select to add your domain by connecting with Google Analytics
  • Grant access to your Analytics account and select your profile
  • Add your main competitors. Monitor Backlinks will verify their backlinks profile and email you when they are getting new links.
  • Add the keywords for which you want to rank higher. We also check your competitors rankings and provide a side-by-side comparison.
  • That's all! Your domain is now linked, and you will get all the important details about your SEO activity.

What are the benefits of adding my domain to Monitor Backlinks?

Most of the benefits of using Monitor Backlinks are available if you add your domain. These are the most important reasons why you should connect your website now:

  • We check your backlinks and of your competitors. Explore backlinks and compare different SEO metrics.
  • Monitor Backlinks sends you email alerts when your website or your competitors are gaining new backlinks. Keep your backlinks profile clean, and be informed with your competitors link building strategies.
  • If somebody tries to spam your website, you can take action before it\’s too late.
  • We keep track of all your backlinks and verify if their status changes. If one of your best links becomes “broken”, you are the first one to know, so you can try to recover it.
  • Monitor your keywords rankings in Google and compare them with your competitor results.
  • Find what strategies have provided the best results and replicate them.
  • Sort the links that caused manual penalties from Google and create a disavow list. Download and submit your list to Google Webmaster Tools.
  • Get weekly reports with your SEO progress.

Can I add subdomains?

Yes, you can add any profile from your Google Analytics account. You can also add subdomains using the other alternative methods.


Can I track just one backlink?

Yes, you can track your own list of backlinks. This can be very useful if you bought a link from a website, and you want to verify if the owner will remove it before your agreement ends. Here’s how you can add a backlink:

  • Go to your Dashboard and click "Add new backlinks"
  • Select "Manually add a backlink"
  • Choose where your link is coming from and where it is linking to. Add a tag so you can easily find your backlink later. If you have any notes, write details about this link. Add the anchor text used, or leave it empty if your link is from an image. Select when your link expires so Monitor Backlinks can verify if it’s removed before your agreement ends.
  • Click Submit! To view your link, go to “Backlinks” and click on “Filters”. Choose the tag you have used for your backlink and your link will be displayed.
  • If your backlink status changes, you will receive an email alert.

How many competitors can I add on my list?

You can add up to 4 competitors / domain, according to the plan you have subscribed to. If you want to add more than 4 competitors / domain, contact us for a custom plan.


What is SEO Autodiscover?

SEO AutoDiscover finds new backlinks to your website, daily. It uses your Google Analytics account, and many other resources to find all the important SEO metrics you need.

What do you consider bad SEO links?

We call “Bad SEO links”, the links that don’t provide value to your website or can penalize your website. These are some examples:

  • No-follow backlinks - Search engines ignore links that have the no-follow attribute.
  • Robots.txt blocked - The page where the backlink is coming from is blocked from being indexed in Google.
  • Backlink not found - Your backlink was removed from this page.
  • 302 moved Temporarily - A bad redirect that will be ignored by search engines.
  • 404 not found - The entire page where your link was located does not exist anymore.
  • Server down - When Monitor Backlinks crawled this backlink, the server was down. This can be a temporary issue.
  • 500 Internal Server Error - An internal server error that should be fixed by the owner of the website.
  • 503 Service Unavailable - An internal error when we crawled the website.
  • Meta noindex - This page is blocked from being indexed in search engines and, it will not provide any SEO value.
  • 403 Forbidden - The server restricts access to that page.
  • 400 Bad Requests - There was an error on their website.
  • 410 Gone - This page has been removed permanently
  • 412 Precondition Failed - We could not crawl the website
  • 522 Unknown - Server host error.
  • 401 Unauthorized - We are not authorized to crawl this link

Should I disavow my bad links? What should I do with these?

The Google Webmaster Disavow Tool MUST BE USED ONLY if your website has received a manual penalty and you have received a message that warns you about this problem. You can filter your bad links by their status. If any of your known links have been removed or changed to no-follow, try to recover them.


How can I use the disavow tool?

Filter the links that harm your website rankings and add a tag, like “disavow”. Use the filter again to show all the backlinks with the tag “disavow”. Click the “bulk action” and choose “Disavow report”. Your links will be downloaded, and you can later submit them to your Google Webmaster Tools account.


Do you provide custom plans?

Yes, if you want to monitor more websites or competitors, contact us to discuss custom plans.


How does the emails alert system work?

Everything is automated. Once you have added your domain to your Monitor backlinks dashboard, we start tracking your current backlinks and the new ones. If one of your current backlinks status changes, or your gain a new link, you get an email alert as soon as it happens.

If you have added competitors for your domain, we track their backlinks also and keep you informed when they get or lose backlinks. You are the first one to know everything about your website.


Can I export my reports?

Yes, all premium accounts can export reports. On a weekly basis, we send email reports with your SEO progress.


Is it possible to build links to my website using Monitor Backlinks?

You can use Monitor backlinks to create strategies to build links to your website. Our tool provides a lot of useful metrics for you to build backlinks. You can see what your competitors are doing, how they are getting links and replicate their methods.

With a premium account on Monitor Backlinks, you will be up to date with your competitors link building methods so you can keep up with them.


How does the Keyword Ranking Tool work?

When you add your domain, you are requested to add the keywords you want to track their rankings for.

Monitor Backlinks checks your Google rankings for your keywords and also of your competitors. We check for changes, and make a comparison with your competitors so you can find new opportunities to improve your website’s visibility.


How can I filter my backlinks?

From your Dashboard, click on “Backlinks”. On the top of your backlinks table, click on “Filters”. Here you can choose to sort your backlinks by: website, page where the link is placed, tags, link status, anchor text and more.

You can add new tags and notes to your backlinks so you can easily find them later.


How many keywords can I track for my account?

According to the plan you have subscribed to, you can track between 50 to 500 keywords. If you need to check rankings for more keywords, please contact us to discuss a custom plan.


Is it possible to use Monitor Backlinks on several computers?

Yes, you can use our tool on multiple computers. You don’t have to worry about losing the data you have or accessing different data when you go to a different computer. Monitor Backlinks is a cloud based software, this means that you have access from any computer to the same data of your account and it doesn’t matter how powerful your computer is.


Is your tool free? Do you have a trial version?

Monitor Backlinks is a subscription based tool, but we have a free trial version for you to try for 30 days and also a Free Backlink Checker Tool.


How long does it take for Monitor Backlinks to extract data?

We start to extract data for your domain as soon as you add it. It usually takes a few minutes for the initial backlinks to show up. For some metrics, like rankings checker, it can take up to 24 hours.


Can I add multiple Google Analytics accounts?

No, at this time only one Google Analytics account can be added / user. You can easily give access from any Google Analytics account to your user from their admin interface so then that domain can be added in Monitor Backlinks.


Are there any limitations on the number of domains / competitors I can remove and add?

Yes, we do have a limit preventing abusive usage of our tool. Each month, you can only add the number of domains / competitors allowed by your plan.
For example, if you choose the Plus plan that comes with 2 domains, you can only add 2 domains per month. Trying to remove the domains and then add some others again will limit your account until the next month.


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