Today, I will review the 15 best link-building services you should give a try in 2021. To do this, I’ve spent over $5000 to order backlinks from all the services below. So you can see precisely how the ordering process works for each of them, the deliverables you will receive, and the support they are offering.
Bottom line, I’m going to show you how to find reputable link-building services and how to avoid the most common traps when buying links.
Please keep in mind that these services are listed in no particular order. And at the end, you can even vote for your favorite link-building service.
Let’s start reviewing the best link building services available today:
RhinoRank is a company registered in the UK and offers two services: curated links (niche edits) and guest posts.
Let’s start with the curated links. They can secure links in content that is indexed for months or even years. Their 2 step process works like this. Firstly they identify a relevant page or post based on your content and the metrics you have chosen.
Secondly, they outreach the website owner and try to secure a link placement in the content. Prices for curated links start from 30 pounds for placement on a DA10-20 website.
You can also order a package of multiple links of different DAs.
Continuing with the Guest posts, RhinoRank adopts a 3 step process to secure backlinks. First, after receiving the order, they study the website and the niche and put together a custom-tailored outreach process to secure a guest post-placement.
Secondly, their internal team reaches bloggers, journalists, and website owners and pitch the content idea. Lastly, once they get the OK from a webmaster, they write the article and secure the placement. The price for a guest post on a DA10+ website is 55 pounds and for a DA40+ guest post is 205 pounds.
I’ve ordered a DA40+ guest post on one of our articles, and Rhino Rank delivered the backlink in less than ten days. I could not preapprove the article content or the website where to be published. The order and status tracking is done via their app, so you are always informed on how your order is doing. Also, you can call them on their UK and US numbers or get help via email or live chat.
Matthew Woodward started his link-building service called LinksThatRank. One particularity of this service is that all the links created are on websites that pass a solid due diligence procedure approved by Matthew.
To name only three items of the 23 points procedure of vetting the websites: the websites should not be listed on public guest post lists, there shouldn’t be any public “write for us” page, and should receive a healthy amount of organic traffic.
Now that we’ve talked about the quality of the websites, let’s talk about the prices involved. A backlink from a domain with ratings between 20 and 34 costs $177; one from a domain with ratings between 35 and 49 costs $247. For $327, they will get you a backlink from a domain with a rating between 50 and 80.
I’ve ordered a DR50+ guest post on one of our articles and Links That Rank delivered the backlink in around 12 days. I could not preapprove the article content or the website where to be published, but I was always reassured about the process. In the end, I was happy with the purchase, and the backlinks received. The order and status tracking is done via their app, so you are always informed on how your order is doing. If you have any questions about your order, you can quickly contact the staff through email or the support form on the website.
Click Intelligence is a search marketing agency specializing in link building and content delivery, with offices in Cheltenham, UK, and New York, USA. Their services include SEO-managed plans, reputation management, content writing, marketing, PPC advertising, and link building.
Speaking more about their link building packages, there are the following: Blogger Outreach, MultiLingual backlinks, Gaming Link Building, Resources link building, Broken link building, Curated links, and PR outreach. On all link-building services offered by Click Intelligence, preapproval options are available.
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I’ve ordered a DA50+ Blogger Outreach Approval link, and immediately after placing the order in their app, I received 10+ websites they can reach out to and try to place the article. All the websites met the metrics of my order. I’ve selected four websites that I liked, and then they started to create the content. When the article was ready, I checked it, made necessary changes, if any, and then sent it back to them. The order was fulfilled on time, and they could secure placement on the first website I selected on the list. Overall I was always kept up to date with the progress, and I am happy with my purchase.
Millenio Digital is a UK agency that offers SEO and PPC services. Their Link building services focus on niche edits and guest posts. Starting with niche edits, one on DR30+ costs 75 pounds, one on a DR40+ domain costs 110 pounds, while one on a DR50+ domain costs 150 pounds.
Regarding the guest posts prices, they start with 110 pounds for a DR 30+ guest posts. A DR 40+ guest post costs £155, while a guest post on a DR 50+ domain costs £250. You can also order link packs or custom packages if you need more changes.
I’ve ordered a DR50+ guest post with Millenio, and promptly, I was contacted by a staff member who offered me several placement options, all related to my niche. After I’ve chosen one option, they came with a better suggestion which I’ve gladly accepted. The next step was writing the article, which I’ve reviewed, and after I’ve sent a couple of light edit suggestions,s the placement was live fast. Overall I was always kept up to date with the progress, and I am happy with my purchase.
WEB 2.0 Ranker
Web20Ranker is a white label SEO agency that offers a wide range of SEO services. Just to name a few: DFY SEO, Google My Business Optimization, Local citations, Press releases, social media signals, and of course, backlinks. Besides the usual guest posts and niche edits, they also offer niched guest posts suited for eCommerce, Travel, and Law customers.
There are three plans for the outreach service. The essential one place you links on blogs with 1-3K monthly traffic, minimum 50 referring domains, and costs $87.90 / link. The standard outreach plan costs $119.90/ link and will land you a link on a blog with 3-7K monthly traffic, with a minimum of 75 referring domains. Ultimately, the premium outreach service, which costs $169.90, offers you a backlink on a blog with 7K+ monthly traffic and a minimum of 100 referring domains.
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I’ve purchased an eComm contributor post (this) and sent my details (link and anchor text) through their app dashboard. I couldn’t edit the content or select the websites because their team had already vetted and chosen them. The order was delivered in several days, and I have to say I am thrilled with my purchase. The content was well written and placed on a website highly relevant to my niche why I didn’t know its existence (shame on me for not knowing my competitors better).
UKLinkology is a company based in the UK that focuses on link building and content creation. Some of their backlink-building packages are created especially for specific needs like international link building or gambling and iGaming link building.
It sets this agency apart because they will refund your costs if you aren’t 100% satisfied with your first order of up to 10 links, so you don’t have anything to lose if you give them a try.
UKLinkology allows pre-approval of both publishers and the content. Also, they have their formula (M-Flux) for website assessment (not just DA), including DA/DR/TF/Spam score and Traffic. The support is top-notch as they help the customers with strategic advice, auditing, and content/keyword planning at no extra cost.
The link-building services of UKLinkology start 100 pounds($138) for a backlink with an M-Flux score between 20-29. The second plan costs 165 pounds ($228) for a backlink with an M-Flux score between 30 and 39.
The 3rd plan costs 295 pounds ($408) for a backlink with an M-Flux score between 40 and 49. The final plan costs 375 pounds($519) and will land you a backlink on a site with an M-Flux score of 50+. They also have link-building plans that rely on the Moz DA metric.
I’ve placed an order for an MFlux 50+ backlink on their app, added the anchor text, keywords, and target URL, and made the payment. Right after, I got access to their dashboard and received a preselection of 2 websites where UKLinkology can post an article in the email.
Both of the preselected websites provide a service, have a team behind, etc. I’ve chosen one placement, and after few days, they sent the article proposal to review it. The article was well written, I approved it immediately, and in the next few days, the article was placed, and the link was live.
OutreachFrog specializes in high-quality guest post backlinks. They utilize their in-house US writers to provide a cost-effective, high-quality backlink. Besides backlinks, they offer content writing services, monthly SEO plans, and SEO audits.
Their high-quality backlinks plans start at $99 for a backlink on a DA10+ website through a guest post written by US writers. For $169, you can get a backlink on a DA20+ website. A DA30+ backlink costs $199, DA40+ backlinks costs $299, and a DA50+ backlink will make you short of $399.
All the prices above are for an article of around 500 words. You can extend the length of the content to 1000 words for $30 and 1500 words for $55. Also, you can boost the guest post by ordering the Boost addon so the OutreachFrog team will share and distribute it, gaining, on average, 50 links to the article.
One unique feature of this link-building service is the 12-month link replacement guarantee, so if for some reason the backlinks they placed for you disappear (website expires, the admin delete the article, etc.), they will replace it for free in a 12 months time frame.
I’ve ordered a DA40+ Platinum 1000 words article from their platform. I couldn’t preselect the website or the website, and the order was fastly delivered. I was happy with the article and the website where it was posted.
You can save 10% of the ordering cost by adding the following coupon code at checkout: 10TODAY.Order backlinks from OutreachFrog
The OutreachMama SEO agency offers link building, guest posting, content writing, and outreach services. Working with OutreachMama means your clients access high-quality links, premium content, unique inventory, and better results.
One particularity of this service is that you can order monthly backlink packages. The first type of backlinks is called ‘Good links,’ which have an average DA of 32, ahrefs monthly traffic of 1920, and CF/TF ratio of 2.41 and costs $170. Besides those, you can order backlinks without a monthly subscription.
The second type of backlinks is the ‘Better links,’ which have an average DA of 34, an average Semrush score of 2406, and a CF/TF ratio of 2.31 and cost $190. The next type of backlinks is the ‘Even better links,’ which have an average DA of 36, an average Semrush score of 3140, and an average CF/TF ratio of 2.2 and cost $210.
The final plan contains the ‘Best links,’ which includes websites with an average DA of 37, an average Semrush score of 4000, and a CF/TF ratio of 2.2 and costs $230. These prices may increase if you want your articles to be lengthier than 600 words or you need custom reviews on the backlinks.
I placed an order with OutreachMama for a backlink and sent the details through their dashboard. The next day a project manager was assigned to me, and she offered me five potential placements, which were highly relevant for the backlink I requested. I’ve selected two potential targets, and the team started to write the article pertinent to those targets.
After the article was ready and I approved it, they started the outreach process. The 1st potential website owner didn’t answer in a reasonable timeframe, so we went for the 2nd website. The article was placed fast and was indexed in Google. I’m happy with my purchase and with the communication level of the people at OutreachMama.
Rather than the backlink-building services I’ve presented before, BrandPush is a little different. Instead of placing backlinks on different websites, BrandPush creates a press release for you and submit it to 200+ influential news site. They claim these sites receive around 100 million visitors every month. Some of these websites are Digital Journal, MarketWatch, Fox43 News, etc.
There are three plans for press releases. You will have to write the article yourself on the first one, and it costs $195 for submission. Plus, on the second plan for $229, the BrandPush team will write 350 words for you with two revisions.
Pro’s most popular plan costs $259 and includes writing an article of 500 words with unlimited revisions. For all plans, the article will be submitted to all their news sites.
I’ve ordered their most popular plan, Pro, and sent the details to the team (the press release audience, which service I want to be advertised, branding details). Their team wrote an excellent press release and a link to the website and added company details and brand details.
After some minor tweaks, I’ve sent the press release back, and they’ve sent it to the media. The final report from BrandPush contained all the media coverage we got: 304 publications, from which 274 websites are news outlets. Overall I was always kept up to date with the progress, and I am happy with my purchase.
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SEOButler is an SEO agency that focuses on delivering four main products: content, citations, social signals, and guest posts. We’ll talk about the guest posts because their approach is unique. They have a list of over 300+ websites with details like site rating, niche, TLD, DA, DR, RD, traffic, and obviously price.
To order, you will have to select the website you want (full website name is not available). All the purchases come with a 100% money-back guarantee, so if you are not happy with the purchase, you can quickly contact SEO Butler, and they will be able to do the revisions you need, change the placement or refund the purchase.
I’ve gone to their guest posting app and selected a domain that fits my niche and the desired domain rankings. I also added some of the websites from which I’ve got backlinks and added them in the blacklist section to ensure I will not order from them again.
After finding a suitable domain, I selected it, added the URL and the anchor text, and finished the order. After a couple of days, the SEO Butler team secured the placement. They are also happy to do revisions on the content after the article was placed so you can request them; however, I didn’t have to do it. I checked the link and the article, and everything was as expected, making me happy with my purchase.
OutreachX offers three kinds of link-building services: guest posting, blogger outreach, and high-traffic editorial links. All the sites are vetted against several checks like real sites with real traffic (min 1000+/mo), should have authority (min 1000+ keywords), should have a low spam score (less than 5%), and shouldn’t be part of any PBN.
One particularity of the OutreachX service is that you can order backlinks in several languages and countries: USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, India, Spain, Mexico, Chile, Columbia, Argentina, Peru, or Venezuela.
To order, you have to check the list of available websites where you have the following information for each website: TLD, Niche, DR, DA, Spam score, referring domains, organic keywords, organic traffic, TF, CF, Domain age, language, and the placement price. Please note that the full website URL is not available.
I’ve signed up to the OutreachX platform and using their filtering system, I’ve selected a website that matched my requirements. After adding the article title, target URL, and anchor text, I contacted the OutreachX staff with the placement details. I could not check the article or the website, but when the order was delivered, I was happy with the purchase as the website where the link was placed a pretty known one from the industry, and I wasn’t aware they allowed posting.
No-BS Marketplace is a link-building agency that offers a few different packages. You aren’t limited to guest posting but can build quality links through many methods. You can also select the level of service such as Self-service, Pre-approved, Account managed, Fixed Pricing.
Each option has its benefits depending on your needs. The pricing works a little differently from the other companies. It’s split into two parts-
- The brokerage fee – this covers content writing with the chosen link and anchor text.
- The publisher fee – this is the fee from the website for hosting the content.
When you start a project, you have three ways you can do it:
- Suggested publishers – You select the niche, the DA, DR metrics, and in several hours (up to 24), the NOBS team will suggest 15-20 websites where you can post.
- Self-service – You can see all the websites where you can post along with metrics, but you can’t see the full URL.
- Set metrics – You select the metrics of the websites where you want backlinks, and the NOBS team will choose, outreach, and publish the content for you.
So you have a lot of options and can tailor their service to build quality links.
I’ve signed up on the NoBS link service, started a new project, and selected the “Suggested publishers” mode because I wanted complete control of the websites to get backlinks. After filling the niche and metrics in several hours, I’ve checked the projects, and 20 websites were placed there so I can choose from them. The websites were a nice mix of digital magazines, SaaS companies with a blog, or services companies with a content section. What impressed me was that some publishers don’t require money to post, so I only had to pay the broker’s fee.
I’ve selected the website where I wanted to post, added the anchor and URL details, added a Youtube video for the article, and upgraded the content to 750 words. The article was well written, I approved it immediately, and in the next few days, the article was placed, and the link was live.
The Guest Post Services company focuses on one thing only: building backlinks through guest posting outreach. Their strategy involves a professional guest posting team with the mission to perform a 100% manual outreach.
Their approach is unique as they are creating backlinks by both paid posting and earning backlinks. This means that they will start outreaching websites in the given industry for every link-building campaign, and they charge a fixed fee for content creation and outreach + the publishing fee of the webmaster that responds to the outreach. This way, they can land you some free guests posts as long as the webmasters are not asking a fee.
The ordering process of backlinks with GuestPostService
I’ve ordered a backlink and selected the webmaster fee. I’m willing to pay a maximum of $50. I admit I was curious if they cand land me a good backlink for $50 or even less. After filling the form, their staff contacted their staff, submitted the URL and anchor text, submitted the payment, and started the outreach process. In three days, I got three possible placements: 2 paid and one free. I’ve chosen the free one, and Guest Post Service wrote the article per the website requirements. In one week, the article was published, and I was thrilled with the purchase.
The FatJoe agency was founded in 2021, and since then, they have been offering link-building and content creation services. The link-building services have several links: outreach, niche edits, business citations, press releases, infographic submissions, etc.
Their Blogger outreach service has five plans based on the websites’ domain authority (Moz DA). For a backlink placement on a DA10+ website, you will have to pay 35 pounds ($50), while for a DA50+ placement, you will have to pay 360 pounds ($500).
The ordering process of backlinks with FatJoe
I’ve placed an order on the FatJoe website for a DA30+ domain and upgraded the content to 1250 words on June 3rd. On July 1st, I was informed that the order was ready. I checked the article and the website, and I wasn’t delighted with what I received. The website owner where the article was placed posts 1-3 guests posts every day on different topics like startups, law, construction business, etc. Also, the article had only one link, which was mine, not informational links or authority links. Most probably, the domain was recently penalized by Google. I know FatJoe is a good agency overall; however, I wouldn’t recommend it.
The Hoth—short for hitting them over the head— is a well-known SEO agency that, since 2010, offers SEO, PPC, Reputation management, and content services. Their most known service is Link building. Other SEO agencies can also use The HOTH for their clients since they provide white-label reseller services.
Regarding Link building products, you can choose between HOTH GuestPost, Business Listings, Syndication, Citations, Homepage backlinks Boost, and Foundations which are in-content links from custom-made mini-authority properties.
You can order guest posts on websites based on two main criteria: Domain authority (DA) and website traffic. If you choose the DA, then A guest post of 500 words article on a DA 10 website costs $100. A guest post of 2000 words on a DA 30 domain costs $275. On the other hand, if you choose the traffic matric, a guest post of 1000 words on a domain with 1000+ monthly organic traffic costs $200, and a guest post of 2000 words on a domain that receives 50000+ organic traffic costs $375.
The ordering process of backlinks with The Hoth
I’ve placed an order on the HOTH website for a DA30 website for an article of 1000 words for $225. I could choose to boost the guest post with a slight boost of 50 high posts for $49 or with a large boost of 250 posts for another $149. After 30 days of placing the order, I got an email that my order was completed. I checked the guest post, and I wasn’t satisfied with what I received. The domain has a DA of 39; it barely gets any traffic and ranks for less than ten keywords. I don’t recommend it.
Now you can vote for your favorite link-building service. If your preferred link-building agency is not on our list, feel free to add it in the comments form below and tell us why you like it. No self-promotion, please.
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We start with analyzing the packages offered and all other features the companies include in their link-building plans.
Then we order a backlink from each provider just as a regular user and offer the order’s details like page, anchor text, and content requirements. We give a thorough analysis of the company’s reviews, and we test out how each company is delivering the service.
We also analyze the customer support experience and features, so you know what to expect. Lastly, we give a detailed evaluation of the prices they offer, to find out if the service is worth paying what they ask for.
There you have it. The best 15 link-building services you should try in 2021. You can see the kind of backlinks they build for each service, their strengths and weaknesses, how the ordering process works, and what you will receive.
Keep in mind that link building is an essential part of your search engine optimization strategy. Also, link building is an ongoing process. You will not see too much growth if you build five backlinks now and five after ten months or more. On the other hand, you should not abuse it, or you may see your website penalized by Google, and the recovery is not easy or cheap.
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