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Likelihood to Recommend

Monitor Backlinks

Monitor Backlinks is perfect for any small business that has a website. Every website gets hit with spammy backlinks, and being able to identify and remove them is critical to online success, and in preventing the Google penalty. In addition, it helps SEOs locate good backlinks they might not know about, which can then be posted on social networks and social bookmarking sites to generate more referral traffic. I would not recommend Monitor Backlinks for a business that does not have a website, or for a business that only has a blog.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

NinjaCat has been great for getting clients quickly connected to popular advertising platforms like Snapchat, Facebook, and Google. It can blend data together easily to make overall data easy to access. The template designer is easy to use (though careful there is no auto save or undo button) and you can have a client ready report done easily with one of their premade templates or customize it for your needs. The fact that I can build any metric or pull in about any information with the Google Sheet data feature makes the product far and away one of the best products I've had the pleasure of using.
Matthew Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Monitor Backlinks
9.6
NinjaCat
Keyword analysis
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
Backlink management
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
SERP ranking tracking
Monitor Backlinks
9.4
NinjaCat
Page grader
Monitor Backlinks
9.0
NinjaCat
Competitive analysis
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
Site audit / diagnostics
Monitor Backlinks
9.0
NinjaCat
Site recommendations
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat

SEO Channels

Monitor Backlinks
9.5
NinjaCat
Local SEO
Monitor Backlinks
9.0
NinjaCat
Global SEO
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat

SEO Platform & Account Management

Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
Multi-domain support
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
Integration with web analytics tools
Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat

Pros

Monitor Backlinks

  • It is highly recommended if you have a high ranking website that is prone to competitors building spam. It makes the process if identifying, tracking and disavowing spam links fast and easy.
  • It is a good tool to track positive mentions of your site as well and does a good job monitoring the reputation of your site by picking up mentions of your website across the web.
  • It's affordable for what it does compared to its competitors and its also very easy to use. But their customer service is always there to help out in case you need it.
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

  • It automates Client Reporting for Digital Advertising -- it's time-consuming to set up, but once it is, you don't have to do very much after that.
  • Adding Data Sources to your reporting. NinjaCat integrates with most digital advertising platforms, in particular, Google Ads and Google Analytics.
  • It Manages Client Reporting in one place -- there's no need to send reports from different platforms and stitch the information together. NinjaCat pulls all the data and allows you to customize reports for your clients and send them concise data in an appealing format.
John Kobel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Monitor Backlinks

  • A great option would be to have the ability to create organic keyword ranks for keywords in specific categories, not just keywords for our entire website. Specifically, the ability to create custom lists for keyword groups. This would be a huge time-saver for SEOs whose websites have varied keyword groups.
  • Currently, I get email notifications from Monitor Backlinks once every week or so. These emails show new backlinks and any changes in existing backlink status. I log into the platform each morning to see what is going on, but a great addition would be real-time emails that alert you when a really low-quality backlink is uncovered.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

  • The tool does struggle with handling data from tools that aren't particularly clean.
  • Many of the tools are designed to help agencies, so publishers have to jump through a few hoops or ignore certain areas.
  • Portions of the tool don't work as expected but there are work-arounds in almost all situations.
James Arnold | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Monitor Backlinks

Monitor Backlinks 10.0
Based on 1 answer
They were fast, eager to help me out on my project and very knowledgeable on how to user their product and helping me to get up and running. This gave me the confidence to purchase the product and execute my projects knowing that I could ask for help whenever needed.
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

NinjaCat 6.6
Based on 2 answers
The platform is in-depth and thorough. The support team is amazing. The ability to do automations and data visualizations are fantastic. However, it does lack integrations fore taking data to the next step. Other platforms let you integrate Python and R scripts for organizing data or even forecasting. If NinjaCat were to add this, I think it would be a 10/10 and best product on the market
Matthew Stewart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Monitor Backlinks

I used Ahrefs Site Explorer for two years, and it is a really good platform with lots of backlink tools. Ahrefs stacks up well against Monitor Backlinks, and it has slightly more features. I opted for Monitor Backlinks because it has a simple and streamlined dashboard and just the right amount of tools and features I need.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

Google Analytics is raw data. Reporting has improved, but it is limited to the data available in Google Analytics Only. NinjaCat combines data across all the digital platforms you use.Acquisio and Kenshoo have similar capabilities on the reporting side but are cost prohibitive due to their pricing structure. You can't just us the reporting features of either of these 2 platforms as a stand-alone feature. NinjaCat does one thing and does it well -- Automated Client Reporting of digital marketing and advertising.
John Kobel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Monitor Backlinks

  • It's hard to gauge the effect of negative SEO attacks but they have the power to bring your whole site down, so having a tool like this setup is really priceless.
  • Their cost is also very affordable when compared to similar tools that do not have the same functionality or level of detail that they offer on their analysis so from that perspective is a savings right from the start.
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

NinjaCat

  • Improved perception of business by improving reporting
  • Much quicker optimization for clients
  • Stands out ahead of competitors
James Arnold | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Monitor Backlinks

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?

NinjaCat

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
8.6

Support Rating

Monitor Backlinks
10.0
NinjaCat
6.6

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