What is Ahrefs?

Ahrefs is a powerful web intelligence and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tool. The platform includes user-friendly learning materials, an active community, and helpful support. With Ahrefs, you can efficiently perform keyword research, backlink analysis, traffic estimation, and more!

The company is an industry heavyweight with Facebook, TripAdvisor, eBay, and Pinterest featuring among its client base.

Ahrefs Pricing:

At the time of writing (March 2021), there are four price plans:

  • Lite: $99 per month
  • Standard: $179 per month
  • Advanced: $399 per month
  • Agency: $999 per month

There isn’t an option for a free trial, but prospective users can pay $7 for seven days of access.

Pricing may prove expensive for hobbyist bloggers, but for professional bloggers and businesses running blogs, these kinds of tools are essential.

Ahrefs Features

Ahrefs comes with a rich set of tools of features, arranged under five top-level modules. Combined, they form a powerful intelligence tool to skyrocket your SEO.

Site Explorer

The Site Explorer combines a Backlink Checker, Organic Search Analysis, and a Paid Traffic Research tool allowing you to collect information on competitors and the top performers in your niche.

Ahrefs Site Explorer Screenshot
Ahrefs Site Explorer

Keywords Explorer

Discover keyword ideas with the Keywords Explorer tool, where you can analyze ranking difficulty and traffic potential.

Site Audit

Site Audit crawls all the pages on your site – then provides a score, flagging errors, warnings, and notices. You’ll also receive a bunch of recommendations on how you can improve SEO.

Rank Tracker

The Rank Tracker tool provides monitoring of your site’s ranking against keywords that you provide. It considers Google rankings, split by desktop and mobile visitors, and works across 170 different countries.

Content Explorer

The Content Research tools give you insight into over a billion pages with SEO and social media metrics. You can find the most popular articles by topic.

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