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LinkResearchTools nominated for the SEMY Award for SEO Software Innovation

We feel incredibly honored to be on the shortlist for the SEMY Awards two times in a row. This time, we are nominated for the 2017 SEMY Award for “SEO Software Innovation” for our Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension.

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We feel incredibly honored to be on the shortlist for the SEMY Awards two times in a row. This time, we are nominated for the 2017 SEMY Award for "SEO Software Innovation" for our Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension. Last year, LinkResearchTools won the SEMY Award for the "Best Special SEO Tool".

Read on and find out:

  • why looking at links is important
  • what the Link Redirect Trace can do for your business
  • which data you can easily find in your Browser

In this blog post, you will also find a recording showing you how you can use the Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension efficiently.

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The Reason we are nominated two times in a row is our constant improvement

Even though we already won the 2016 SEMY Award for the "Best Special SEO Tool", we didn't rest on our laurels. Constant improvement and development are one of our main goals to always give our customers the best user experience. You can find out here what we already achieved since the beginning of the year.

Links are still one of the TOP Ranking factors for search engines

Finally, people are starting to talk about links again!

It was about time because Google confirmed that links are one of the Top Ranking factors. So why wouldn't you use them?

Google said, just good content won't do the trick. If you want to push your rankings, you need links.

But "The more, the better" doesn't apply when it comes to links. You need to know if they are powerful or risky. And not just that, you also need to find out what kind of links they are. And we want you to find that out easily.

Use the popular Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension

With our Link Redirect Trace Extension, you can perform advanced, comprehensive and, most importantly, correct analysis of links, redirects, and Rel-Canonicals for your SEO analysis, On-page SEO, Off-page SEO, competitor analysis and more.

You can see instantly if the page has NOINDEX/No Follow tags, if it is blocked in robots.txt or X-Robots-Tags, how powerful a Link is with our famous LRT Power and LRT Trust, and much more.

The Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension is an all-in-one solution to evaluate a link. You can also use it to check if your configurations are working correctly. If the page is really NOINDEXED now, does the redirect work? All these answers are just one click away.

Did you know that redirects pass link penalties since 2013? One more reason to evaluate your links in great detail. Your site may have good links at first glance, but if there is a hidden redirect coming from a domain that got a penalty, you will inherit that.

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Get the Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension now!

Find out in how many ways you can use the Link Redirect Trace Extensions

We at LinkResearchTools (LRT) work with the extension daily and so can you. Let us show you what the Link Redirect Trace Extension is capable of.

  • Improve User-Experience - Find and fix slow redirects using redirect timings
  • Spot On-page SEO issues
  • Analyze and reduce redirect hops
  • Track links from advertising & affiliate networks
  • Check your competitor's links

The Link Redirect Trace Browser Extension can do even more! Check out what it does for you and find some exciting use cases.


Enjoy more SEO Browser Extensions by LinkResearchTools

We know that time is money and therefore time needs to be used efficiently. So why waste your time for starting an SEO Tool when you can get the data you need in your Browser?

Our customers and we expressed the wish to have some of the strongest metrics just a fingertip away. So we invested a lot of time into building great browser extensions.

Do you know our free browser extensions that over 43000 users love?

Now is the best time to install and try them.

Link Redirect Trace

Link Redirect Trace Extension

If you're looking for an efficient way to track redirects and headers while browsing, Link Redirect Trace is the right extension for you.

It provides the most in-depth link redirect data available, performs advanced, comprehensive and most important correct analysis of links, redirects, and REL-canonicals and so much more.


LRT Power*Trust Toolbar

This toolbar is more than a replacement for Google's toolbar PageRank. Apart from the link power, it also measures the trust of the links pointing to a certain domain.

LRT Power*Trust is THE one metric you must look at to quickly judge the overall impact of your links.

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Backlink Checker

This unique and free Backlink Checker allows you to check all backlinks on a page and see broken links and unverified links in categories no-follow links vs. follow links, internal links vs. external links.

An on-page link code browser lets you see the exact source code of any link on mouse over for quick spotting of issues.

Highlighting no-follows and links from own projects are supported as well as other power-user features.

Link Research SEO Toolbar

Link Research SEO Toolbar

Helps you customize your searches in Google, Bing and Yandex and enjoy looking at the advanced LinkResearchTools SEO metrics on every page you open. Backlinks, Power*Trust, keyword ranking, link velocity trends, engagement metrics and social media shares. You have it all in your browser.

Here's what users have to say about the LRT Browser Extensions


Ashley Turner

"Really good extension for measuring the not only strength metrics but the trust of a website.  From a glance, you can see if suspicious links may be at play." - LRT Power*Trust Extension

Ramon Rautenstrauch

Ramón Rautenstrauch

“"The solution" for checking redirects. Great idea that also works great. Every online marketer should install this extension."
- Link Redirect Trace Extension

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Christiaan Bollen

"LinkResearchTools keeps developing these great extensions for Chrome and Firefox. As a SEO professional it is almost impossible to not use one of the LinkResearchTools products these days. If you don't use them yet, let this toolbar convince you." - Link Research SEO Toolbar


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 LinkResearchTools 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 and disavowing toxic links. 

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Clients speak for LinkResearchTools

William Sears - Growth & SEO at LinkedIn

William Sears

"A huge part of SEO success is your backlink portfolio.

 Not only do you need to understand where your links are coming from, you need to be able to take action to manage those links. LinkResearchTools is an indispensable collection of powerful tools to do just that. I’m a long-time customer of LinkResearchTools and highly recommend it to anyone who is serious about crushing it with links."

Kenneth Chan, Founder and CEO - Tobi


"Your tools are the best in the industry.

 The service is great.

Christoph, your passion is contagious."

Larry Markovitz -  Sr. Director of Organic Search at GroupM 


"Continuous improvement of our client's results

LinkResearchTools and specifically Link Detox gives us actionable insights that continuously improve our clients results in the search engines."


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