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Likelihood to Recommend

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

SEOGadget for Excel

SEOGadget is ideal when using vendors like Moz and Majestic for analysis of your backlinks. It is not the tool to use if you need to gain more backlinks or want to increase your backlink. It can help you edit your backlink profile and understand where the links come from. It is probably ideal for in-house teams studying larger sites with lots of links and trying to understand their link partners, or an agency/freelancer that needs to import data from multiple sources to help clients with link profiles. It is not the tool to target new link opportunities, but with some ingenuity you could probably use it for this if you an access your competitor data. It's also good for anchor analysis which is something few teams really look into.
Spencer Baselice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Moz Link Explorer
6.9
SEOGadget for Excel
6.6
Keyword analysis
Moz Link Explorer
7.0
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0
Backlink management
Moz Link Explorer
9.4
SEOGadget for Excel
9.0
SERP ranking tracking
Moz Link Explorer
5.9
SEOGadget for Excel
6.0
Page grader
Moz Link Explorer
6.0
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0
Competitive analysis
Moz Link Explorer
7.6
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0
Site audit / diagnostics
Moz Link Explorer
9.0
SEOGadget for Excel
Site recommendations
Moz Link Explorer
5.1
SEOGadget for Excel
5.0
Task management
Moz Link Explorer
5.2
SEOGadget for Excel
5.0

SEO Channels

Moz Link Explorer
7.2
SEOGadget for Excel
6.7
Local SEO
Moz Link Explorer
4.9
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0
Social SEO
Moz Link Explorer
8.9
SEOGadget for Excel
6.0
Mobile SEO
Moz Link Explorer
4.9
SEOGadget for Excel
Global SEO
Moz Link Explorer
10.0
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0

SEO Platform & Account Management

Moz Link Explorer
8.2
SEOGadget for Excel
8.0
Multi-domain support
Moz Link Explorer
9.4
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0
Integration with web analytics tools
Moz Link Explorer
7.0
SEOGadget for Excel
9.0

Pros

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

SEOGadget for Excel

  • Authentication is simple and requires no real in-depth knowledge
  • Importing of data into Excel saves time and saves us an extra step which is really important
  • Working with the data we need to see is much easier and faster
  • Collects multiple sources and saves time logging in
  • Data analysis is simple and straight forward
Spencer Baselice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

SEOGadget for Excel

  • More flexibility in creating tables would be easier, as not all tables were able to be created this might be user error in some cases
  • More data imports would be nice this could be more of a one-and-done package, right now it only imports links
  • Added functionality to analyze data would be nice
Spencer Baselice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

SEOGadget for Excel

No score
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Support Rating

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

SEOGadget for Excel

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

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

SEOGadget for Excel

This includes more data and makes backlink analysis easier because you don't have to build sheets and tables from scratch. While it doesn't directly compare (it uses some of these services) it is better suited for the custom analysis of data and that is a big help when you do a lot of data manipulation. It's easier and more streamlined than Knime, and Knime does not allow you to import directly from Moz or Majestic so a step is saved here. It can't do as much as Knime but most of the things you want to do it can do, and you can do them faster.
Spencer Baselice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

SEOGadget for Excel

  • It is hard to quantify this realistically but it does save time and that is big
  • Importing data is a time suck, so the only real advantage here is the ability to do two or three imports instantly without downloading and visiting three sites, this could be expanded for even more ROI
  • We haven't had any negative impacts as this is mainly a time saver
Spencer Baselice | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Moz Link Explorer

General

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

SEOGadget for Excel

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Moz Link Explorer
4.5
SEOGadget for Excel
7.0

Likelihood to Renew

Moz Link Explorer
10.0
SEOGadget for Excel

Support Rating

Moz Link Explorer
7.5
SEOGadget for Excel

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