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Likelihood to Recommend

Majestic SEO

Majestic is a really great tool if your company is spending considerable resources on ongoing SEO efforts. In general, Majestic isn't for beginner SEO users, but a more advanced tool to get into deep SEO tactics. I would recommend this for agencies that have a significant investment in SEO. If you're a small team or a small business looking to improve SEO for yourself or company, there are platforms that offer a variety of tools for new to moderate expertise.
Aaron Metzger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

If you would like a high-level overview of how healthy your backlink profile is, Link Explorer is a simple, straightforward and easy to understand tool for that. You can easily get a sense of how many backlinks, and what types of backlinks your website has and what types of anchor texts are used to link to your website. You can keep track of new and lost links over time as well as group spammy links in a folder. Furthermore, you can compare your backlink profile with that of other websites such as a competitor’s domain.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Majestic SEO
8.0
Moz Link Explorer
6.9
Keyword analysis
Majestic SEO
7.7
Moz Link Explorer
7.0
Backlink management
Majestic SEO
9.1
Moz Link Explorer
9.4
SERP ranking tracking
Majestic SEO
8.0
Moz Link Explorer
6.0
Page grader
Majestic SEO
7.5
Moz Link Explorer
6.0
Competitive analysis
Majestic SEO
8.9
Moz Link Explorer
7.6
Site audit / diagnostics
Majestic SEO
7.4
Moz Link Explorer
9.0
Site recommendations
Majestic SEO
7.6
Moz Link Explorer
5.1
Task management
Majestic SEO
7.6
Moz Link Explorer
5.2

SEO Channels

Majestic SEO
8.5
Moz Link Explorer
7.2
Local SEO
Majestic SEO
8.1
Moz Link Explorer
5.0
Social SEO
Majestic SEO
8.7
Moz Link Explorer
8.9
Mobile SEO
Majestic SEO
8.4
Moz Link Explorer
5.0
Global SEO
Majestic SEO
8.7
Moz Link Explorer
10.0

SEO Platform & Account Management

Majestic SEO
8.4
Moz Link Explorer
8.2
Multi-domain support
Majestic SEO
8.2
Moz Link Explorer
9.3
Integration with web analytics tools
Majestic SEO
8.6
Moz Link Explorer
7.0

Pros

Majestic SEO

  • I like Majestic's own metrics Trust and Citation flow, that are very representative of the real value of the website and it's potential effect on the rankings of the website it's linking to.
  • Also, theme (topic) of the website is very useful in the backlink report. This allows to easily identify backlinks relevant to your business.
  • The index of number of backlinks that is provided by Majestic is usually a lot bigger than the indexes of their competitors.
  • Lost link tracker is very useful for tracking dropped links of your projects (you can verify and track multiple domains). This allows to keep track on how many of your ads and articles stay live and sometimes we contact publishers to tell them that their changes on the website (i.e. updates) caused our article or link to go down.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

  • It links in with Moz’s domain authority concept, which we use as our main metric of how well our SEO works.
  • It shows you which sites link to you, and ranks to them by domain authority. This helps us understand where our best inbound links come from, and to hopefully target those valuable partners for more links.
  • It shows you which keywords you rank for, your position on the search engine results pages for each keyword, and how difficult it is to rank for those keywords. We use this to spot where we rank on the second or third page for medium difficulty keywords. We’ll then write content to target those keywords.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Majestic SEO

  • Its API for developers and big companies sometime don't give the actual data.
  • Rank tracker is not 100% accurate, but you can create a rough estimate by the report.
  • Backlink history is also missing some links, but I found them mostly.
  • Sometimes site explorer does not give the actual report, so you should check manually too.
Shashank Pathak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

  • Lack of instant export of data. Adds to a queue rather than being instant.
  • Advanced reports are needed for larger websites and come at the cost of a subscription to Moz Pro.
Jeremy Waszak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Majestic SEO

Majestic SEO 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Once you've grown accustomed to the depth and accuracy of Majestic's crawl, it's hard to consider paying for anything else (or settling for free options). SEMRush and MOZ can get you somewhere, but in the right hands, a tool as powerful as Majestic can do a lot for a business's link building strategy.
Mackinley Levine | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

Moz Link Explorer 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No renewal is necessary with the free version!
Susan (MacKay) Sisler | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Majestic SEO

Majestic SEO 9.0
Based on 3 answers
In started when our team started to use this tool, we had trouble understanding many of its features, so its customer support team was our teacher to understand all its complicated features and also how they are used to get better results. Nowadays we are working very efficiently without any help.
Nisha Saxena | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

Moz Link Explorer 7.5
Based on 2 answers
I put a middling score here because of the difference in support between the free and premium uses. The Free tool was a great service, but there wasn't much support. It was tool that was intended to have a skilled SEO utilize it and save time. The Premium version has great support, but also offered more information so that skilled SEOs and novices alike could benefit from the tool.
Scott Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Majestic SEO

Majestic has features that most of their competitors don't. The backlink index is better than SEMRush in my opinion which also lacks being able to look at links from a range of dates. Their metrics are harder to fool when compared to Moz and I would say that AHREF's is a good competitor but each company keeps their own index of links so its good to use more than one tool
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

I think Moz Link Explorer is a great add-on to the overall Moz tool, but compared to Ahrefs, it’s not as robust because Ahrefs' main focus is on the backlink profile. I like SEMRush’s function of being able to reach out to websites directly from the platform and track all of your progress in there.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Majestic SEO

  • ROI is difficult to ascertain in healthcare marketing, mostly due to privacy laws. Although, Majestic has improved our insight into our digital content, giving us data to work with on the primary site, which has led to an overall increase in organic search.
Sean Pomory | TrustRadius Reviewer

Moz Link Explorer

  • Took hours of manual work and programatically did it in a few clicks
  • Gave a game plan for future SEO strategies
Scott Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Majestic SEO

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Moz Link Explorer

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Majestic SEO
8.8
Moz Link Explorer
4.7

Likelihood to Renew

Majestic SEO
10.0
Moz Link Explorer
10.0

Support Rating

Majestic SEO
9.0
Moz Link Explorer
7.5

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