Citation Labs have developed a few tools for outbound linkbuilding. They are called Outbound Scraper and Contact Finder. To use the Outbound Scraper you simply enter the URL of the page you want to scrape, give the job a title and hit the scrape outbound links button. Typically this process will only take a few seconds and will provide you with a CSV file of all that pages outbound link URLs. Now that you have all the scraped URLs, you can now enter them into the Contact Finder tool. Simply copy and paste all the URLs into the Contact Finder tool and start running the report. Again this will typically only take a few seconds to run and will provide you with a CSV of all the URLs with accompanying email addresses and/or contact page URLs.
Websitegrader – Website Grader by Hubspot is a free tool that measures the marketing effectiveness of a website. It provides a score that incorporates things like website traffic, SEO, social popularity and other technical factors. It also provides some basic advice on how the website can be improved from a marketing perspective. Also worth checking out Twittergrader to check on your competitors’ twitter accounts.
Google Trends For Websites – Enter up to five topics and see how often those topics been searched on Google over time. Google Trends also shows how frequently your topics have appeared in Google News stories, and in which geographic regions people have searched for them most. You can learn more on how to use this from our friend, Avinash Kaushik.
The Search Monitor – They have several tools including another great search engine competitive intelligence tool. The Search Monitor Tracks market share, page rank, ad copy, landing pages, budgets, day parts, and uncover new competitors on Paid & Organic Search (including video monitoring). You can catch trademark abuse on paid search, track brand buzz web wide, as well Monitor your affiliates for TOU compliance, watch paid search activities, monitor ad copy and landing page copy, recruit your competitors’ affiliates.
Enter in a search term and SocialMention will track down what people are saying about that term across different blogs and social outlets. It will tell you how many times a keyword was talked about, the time frame, and let you subscribe to an RSS feed for that term or export the information as a CSV.
It allows you to easily track and measure what people are saying about you, your company, a new product, or any topic across the web’s social media landscape in real-time. Social Mention monitors 100+ social media properties directly including: Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, Google etc.