Simulating the effect of Links

Dominate your niche with good links only, because you know the future effects of links.


  • Simulate the effect of link opportunities in bulk
  • Find the best value links with lowest risk
  • Avoid getting a penalty by careful selection
  • Become exclusive partner with the best link donors
Link Simulator 2 - Simulating the effect of Links


  • Your link due diligence in the lab
  • Measure which link is good and which is bad
  • Unfair advantage in link building
  • Laser targeted precision in link acquisition

Build healthy and strong links with the Link Building Simulator

Know if a link will help or hurt your rankings, before you build it.

LinkResearchTools allows you to see the impact a link will have on your backlink profile in the future.

We also call this feature the “Time Machine for Links”. Simulating the impact of a potential link to your future backlink profile is possible with ease.

You can simulate links in bulk and the cherry-pick the safes and best ones to go after. This is the secret tool that our clients use to dominate highly competitive niches.

A Hyperlink is a connection from a source page to a target page. With all that comes with it.

LRT helps you to measure links right. LRT looks at both ends of a link, and the impact to each other.

Go and review other products. None of them actually interpret a link for what it is, but present you the source pages, and maybe the target pages, if you are lucky.

Use LRT do analyze links the right way.

The DTOXRISK metric is calculated for every existing link, and then for every potential link you give us to check. This is only possible, because LRT analyzes all aspects of a link, not just the source page.

The Link Simulator (formerly known as LORT) is a system our users benefit from since 2014.

Some of the most successful SEOs in the world use this system on scale in highly competitive industries. These experts swear by it, and depend their whole SEO operations and success on it.

You can upload a list of links to the product and calculate the potential impact within seconds.

If the overall Link Detox Risk (DTOXRISK) is below 1000, the you should be good to go with the simulated links.

If your risk is too high, you can spot the problematic links and avoid them in your campaign.

The risk of link risk as measured by Link Detox Risk (DTOXRISK) is calculated for every link automatically in Link Detox Smart and LinkResearchTools Smart and also includes measurements of highly toxic signals like - known Negative SEO Keywords

  • known Negative SEO URL Patterns
  • known Negative SEO Redirect Patterns
  • known Negative SEO Rel Canonical Patterns
  • Spam Examples by Google
  • Weighted and Filtered User Ratings

Don’t wait for a Google Penalty to hit your website. You will lose seach traffic.

By looking at the Link Detox Risk score, you can detect bad links fast and clean them before your rankings drop.


Link Detox Risk

Link Detox Risk is a unique risk metric calculating the risk of any link and your whole domain (Domain DTOXRISK®). Judging on the link risk of any single link helps you decide which ones to disavow, delete or to keep.

Link Detox Genesis®

Machine Learning AI to detect unnatural links.

LRT Power & LRT Trust

Measure link quality with LRT Power and LRT Trust - it is more helpful than PR, DR, DA, PA.

Link Velocity Trends

Measure Domain Health by Link Growth Patterns

Full and Rich Exports

You get full XLS exports and rich PDF exports, while competitors cripple their data exports at sometimes 10k rows already.

Link Brain

We can assist you with decades of experience in SEO and links. This is not a matter of course with every SEO software provider.

Analyze Links, not URLs

LRT helps you to measure links right. LRT looks at both ends of a link, and the impact to each other. Surprisingly, that’s not the default for link analysis products - believe it or not. Use LRT to analyze links correctly.

How the Link Simulator 2 works

Schematic diagram for Link Simulator 2 - Simulating the effect of Links

Learn more about Link Simulator 2