How To Find and Import Links if You Don’t Have Ahrefs

This article will show you a couple of ways to quickly find your links FOR FREE even if you don’t have Ahrefs

I want to share with you how you can easily and quickly find existing backlinks for all of your pages.

In this article, you will find a foolproof, step-by-step guide that includes 1) free ways to get backlink data, 2) how to sort the data and 3) how to import the data into Linkio.

The best part?

You won’t need to spend any money at all.

Let’s start with free sources of backlinks.

Get Backlink Data from Google Search Console

If you don’t know what Google Search Console is, don’t have it or don’t know how to install it, watch this YouTube tutorial by WP SmackDown:

If you have WordPress, this video shows you what to do on your website to get verified for Search Console:

Once you’re all setup, go to your website’s dashboard in Search Console: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home and export your backlinks to CSV like so:

Get Backlink Data from SEOReviewTools

The SEOReviewTools backlink checker uses Ahrefs to provide free backlink data, however, it will only return 100 backlinks per search.

So if you have a small website, free feel to run your entire domain through there but if you have a big website, just put in a specific page URL.

There’s no easy way to export the data into a CSV/TXT file so use the Link Klipper Chrome Extension to do it easily.

Here’s a video tutorial of how to do it quickly and get the results into a CSV file quickly:

Combine all of the Backlink Data into One Text file.

Now that you’ve gathered backlink data from 1 or more sources, copy and paste the backlinks into one Excel spreadsheet and remove duplicates like so:

Now that you have a clean list of backlinks, download Scrapebox’s very useful FREE link checker and do the following:

Here are some image based instructions if you prefer:

Once that’s done running, export the found links into a CSV file and there you have it – a nicely sorted list of backlinks!

The most accurate way to import your links into Linkio manually is with a CSV file.

Download this CSV file template.

Here’s a video of how to do the import:

There you have it!