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Link Detox® – Quickly Diagnose Bad Links


Did you receive unnatural link warnings from Google?
Link Detox
The latest innovation from LinkResearchTools is the comprehensive Link Detox® tool that helps you locate and remove “bad” links. Link Detox is a stand-alone tool that classifies a domain’s backlinks into 3 categories (high, medium, or low link audit priority).

The Link Detox tool is now available.

Google Warnings

Those unnatural link warnings from Google are no longer to be feared. Now you can easily find the status of all your backlinks. Cleaning up your link profile has never been easier. The interface of Link Detox is so easy to handle; you can discover all the malicious links to your site with a single click. Learn more about the unique features of Link Detox.

Link Detox Start

Enter your domain and click “detox my site”

Clean Up All Your Bad Links

The Link Detox tool analyzes all links to your website and classifies them into links with high, medium or low link audit priority. This allows you to see at first glance which links are particularly harmful and which links you should check more closely.

Summary and Description of Link Detox

Summary and Description of Link Profile using Link Detox

Link Audit Priority

Link Detox – Link Health Breakdown

Link Detox uses SEO metrics from LinkResearchTools

We analyze your link profile based on a variety of SEO metrics and known problematic contexts. We then provide recommendations for those links with medium link audit priority.

Link Detox Rules Breakdown

Link Detox Rules Breakdown

You won’t miss out on our “advanced SEO metrics”. The Link Detox Tool analyzes up to 60,000 links, each with 93 different SEO metrics, on a set of rules, thus saving you lots of time.

Would you like to know more about the top metrics used in Link Detox?
Simply follow this link:

Remove All Unwanted Links

Link Detox informs you about the most “critical” links which should be removed immediately.

Bad Links found using Link Detox

Bad Links found using Link Detox

Rate the Link Detox Rules

Rate each link with the included rating functions (green thumbs up – red thumbs down), keep track of removed links, and remember which links might need further investigation.

Suspicious Links found in Link Detox

Suspicious Links found in Link Detox

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For additonal Link Detox credits, you can easily upgrade your current package.

Do you want to learn more about the unique features of Link Detox?

Link Detox in All Existing Accounts

All existing customers will receive 1 to 10 credits for Link Detox and can earn new credits or buy more.

Link Detox credits are easily billable to your existing account via our upgrade page.

Looking Ahead – Link Detox V2

Of course, this is just the beginning for Link Detox. For this first release, we have concentrated on tedious and critical technical issues.

Here are some of the additional features we are currently working on:

  • Anchor text over-optimization
  • Various link placement problems, such as too many footer links
  • Recognition of Pagerank penalties
  • Better detection of link networks and spam tools
  • Comparison with Google as unique “spam” designated URLs, if we manage to get enough data
  • Fine-tuning of the existing rules on the basis of user feedback
  • and much more …

As usual, the Cemper development team has their hands full!
In the coming weeks and months, we promise many extensive updates.

What do you think?

Christoph C. Cemper

Christoph C. Cemper is the CEO and Founder of LinkResearchTools and Link Detox. A well-known and distinguished expert in SEO who started link building for clients in 2003, building the Link Research Tools since 2006 and marketing it as SaaS product since 2009. When the famous Google Penguin update changed the rules of SEO in 2012, Christoph started Link Detox, software for finding links that pose a risk in a website’s backlink profile. He introduced ongoing link audits and risk management to the market in early 2011. In 2015, Christoph introduced Impactana, a new technology platform and SaaS product to measure the success of content beyond “social buzz”, to find content, videos and people that make an impact.

Christoph C. Cemper

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  1. Dan November 8, 2012

    Hi, I like the program – but to remove bad links the only solution is to send out email requests?..

    is there a way to remove links without access to the websites?… I know this is unlikely but I was just wondering what you might recommend?


    • roberts November 12, 2012

      Hi Dan,
      there is a second way to ‘remove’ links without the necessity of contacting the webmaster of a website.
      One of our DTOX features is the export for Google Disavow Tool. You can import your file of bad links to Google Disavow and Google will soon start to ignore these links.

      You can also read more about the feature here:


  2. John September 14, 2012

    What is approximately the max recommended % of High Link Audit Priority links recommended.


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