Link Audit Services

Clean your backlink profile to avoid penalties and distance your website from web spam

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What is a link audit?

Link audit is an extensive analysis of backlinks coming to your website. It consists of gathering the data about external links, analyzing it, and making suggestions regarding the disavow process for any toxic links that are found on your website.

Link audit can prove to be an extremely valuable process for any website that has built links against Google’s guidelines, protecting you from potential penalties and disassociating your website from web spam.

Why do you need to audit external links?

Generally speaking, it’s a good thing to have external links pointing to your site. Users can follow them to find your content, growing your potential customer base. And for search engines like Google, links are a ranking signal because they improve your PageRank score.

However, not all backlinks are equal. Google is equipped with powerful anti-spam algorithms that can automatically detect links created to deceptively boost search rankings. On top of that, Google has a whole team dedicated to fighting web spam, and one of its tasks is to find link farms on the web and punish all parties involved with several manual penalties.

Our workflow

  • Collecting all backlinks pointing to your website

    We use a variety of tools and data sources to find all external links to your domain. Then we combine and deduplicate the data and check if the links still exist.

  • Manually reviewing your backlinks

    We go through all the links we found to assess whether they’re useful or harmful to your search engine rankings. A fully manual approach allows for the highest quality of our findings.

  • Consulting our findings with you

    We send you all of the potentially harmful links for review before we take further action.

  • Disavowing harmful links

    Using the Google Disavow Tool we make sure that Google doesn’t penalize you for any shady links pointing to your domain.

Our customers turned into raving fans

“I’ve worked with a dozen or more SEO companies. Your team has deeper knowledge and more actionable recommendations than anyone I’ve worked with.

Internally, we say that the top tier of SEO companies we’ve worked with play checkers. Onely plays chess.”

Brian H. Toolan

Co-Founder & CEO, TPC Interactive

“We were impressed by the technical depth of the initial audit and how fast Onely responded to our questions.” 

Kevin Indig

Former VP of SEO & Content, G2

“After implementing all of Onely’s strategies and implementations, the company’s organic traffic rose by 129%. The team was kind and professional, making working with them efficient and pleasant.”

Arkadiusz Łatko

Online Marketing Expert, Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy SA

“I don’t feel like they are a third-party service provider.

I feel that they are an internal part of our team.”

Joel A. Thomas

CEO, Stratos Jet Charters, Inc.

“They really know their stuff regarding technical SEO. The team is experienced with coding, analyzing server logs, and on-page optimization.”

Olivian Stoica

SEO Expert, 123FormBuilder SRL

“After months of stagnation, our visibility was suddenly unblocked and growing quickly right after we implemented recommendations from Onely.”

Łukasz Klimkiewicz

Head of IT, Abriga Polska

Links are an essential part of the web and an important signal of authority. That being said, search engines have strict policies against spammy links that aren’t a result of organic user activity. A thorough link audit prevents your website from being penalized for any shady links to your domain.