Moz v Majestic v Ahrefs – which is better?

Few SEO tools are a as essential to use as the SEO backlink checker. After all, the world wide web is made of back-links.

In 2015, despite rhetoric of Search Engine Land and Moz, links are the biggest single contribution to rankings in Google. Although one of the biggest recends is the increasing importance of social media. Is is not just an option to have a Facebook or Twitter, if you are as smalll business, you MUST start using this on a regular basis to outreach to your target audience.


But which company is the best? Moz, Ahrefs or Majestics. We would like to put the pro’s and cons out plainly for people to see so they can make their own opinion before the purchase a monthly subscription. With subscription prices being as high as $69 dollars per month, it is only natural that you would want to make the right decision.

Moz have great metrics of Domain Authority and Page Authority which are in many ways the meat and potatoes when it comes to analysts a website strength, this is essential when do the keyword research part of any search campaign. Moz has the least amount of backlinks.

Majstic has the metrics of Trust Flow and Citation Flow, Trust Flows is widely considered the most reliable indicator of the quality ( ie no spam ) of a website’s backlings.

Ahrefs has the widest range of results when it scans for back-links, this is very useful for seeing the big picture. If you are building links with tools, Ahrefs is the most likely to show them in the backlink profile.

Have a look at my Moz community profile if you are interested.

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