Links remain an important ranking factor in SEO.

The key is getting links that are relevant and authoritative – random links just don’t move the needle anymore.

Link building is a strenuous process that’s difficult to manage in house. It’s best to hire an agency if you want to scale your efforts.

This list is a compilation of trusted agencies and vendors that I’ve personally used for link building over the last few years. I vouch for all of them.

 

 

From The Future

From The Future (FTF) is a Philadelphia based digital agency established by Nick Eubanks in 2014.  While not specifically known for link building as a standalone service, their agency bought the client book of Webris late last year and have integrated their link building processes into FTF to enhance their own speciality of technical SEO skills and helping sites with onsite ranking. They offer a wide range of link building activities including guest posts, link roundups, resource pages, blog posts, broken link building to name a few.

from the future link building agency

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

Retainer based

Price range

  • $200 / hour

Sample links (if possible)

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WEBRIS

Established in 2015, WEBRIS is the link building creation and training company. The WEBRIS team have built a well thought out and systematic link building acquisition and management tool. This is not just been built by systemizing their own client link building. WEBRIS provide a wide range of link building techniques to drive relevant on topic links from a range of sites and sources.  These can include forum and blog commenting, guest posts, digital PR, local links, directory and video links,  and lot more.

webris link building agency

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

WEBRIS work on a client retainer basis. The retainer cost includes strategy planning, prospecting, outreach, and management.  There are additional costs for content production and any third party costs such as placement fees. These are highlighted to the client before going ahead.

Price range

  • $250 / hour

Sample links (if possible)

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Linkfish

Linkfish started link building for clients in 2007. The company was founded by Julie Joyce a well known name in link building circles, and Jay Young. Their main focus in building links is in manual outreach and asking relevant sites for links to relevant client content. Their USP is their manual system for link creation and are not reliant on any tools to generate links.

linkfish media

As well as providing link building services, Linkfish can also provide one off consultancy pieces, link audits, link tidyups, until recently they offered link building training.

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

Package based link building. They suggest their link costs equate to around $200 each.

Price range

  • Link building packages start at $1,000 and their average client package is $5,000 a month according to their website.

Sample links (if possible)

  • Linkfish do not share any client links on their website.

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Linkology

Linkology is a UK based company established in 2013 and are based in Derbyshire. They have a dedicated US team that deliver US link building campaigns. Their link building activity look like it is based on guest posting but also state they avoid PBNs and sites built for links.

They have their own system they used to select link opportunities called M-Flux.  M-Flux uses a combination of scores, not just Moz DA but also Ahrefs DR scores, Majestic TF scores and SEMrush for estimated organic traffic stats.  Having a wider range of score options allows Linkology to find relevant options other services might miss because they may only rely on one service.

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

They offer a range of link building packages which equate to a cost per link.

Price range

  • Their package ranges start at £1,250 for 5 links plus 500 words of content with a DA 40+. Their highest DA40 package is for 20 links at 1200 words of content and this retails at £4,700. They also offer DA30 packages and well as DA20 packages.
  • Simply put they have links from £120 to around £350 depending on volume and DA score selected.

Sample links (if possible)

  • The site doesn’t offer sample links on their website.

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Page One Power

Page One Power are a SEO and link building company based in Boise, Idaho.  Established in 2011, they offer a range of link building services with relevance being the key.  Their main link building techniques include content based publishing links, resource links and digital PR.  Most opportunities are sourced by manual outreach. They use Buzzstream to manage all client campaigns to ensure relevance.

They also provide bespoke link building training built specifically for each client to help fit their link building needs.

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

Pricing model is not specified on the site but the consultative process they engage would suggest a retainer based model.

Price range

  • Prices are not publicly available

Sample links (if possible)

  • The site has a number of detailed case studies but do not provide actual sample links.

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Higher Visibility

Higher Visibility are a digital agency based in Memphis, TN and were established in 2009. As part of their portfolio of services, they offer link building solutions. Their link building ethos comes from both domain authority as well as link relevance.

They use a range of methodology from asking for links, broken link building, guest posting, news articles, resource lists, blog posts amongst others.

Their link building process is based around a consultation with the client so budgets and strategies can be discussed.

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

The model looks like it another consultative process and budgets are provided after an initial consultation.

Price range

  • Prices are not publicly available

Sample links (if possible)

  • No links are provided.

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Globex Outreach

Globex Outreach have been working with bloggers for over 10 years and now have a database of some 30,000 bloggers.  Blog posts appear to be the core backbone of their link building service. Coupled with this, they also provide link outreach services and again this appears to be guest post driven. Finally they have a link creation service which creates links using a wide range of options. This mean sites can build a range of links to their site for SEO purposes.

Price model (pay per link, retainer, etc)

For blogger outreach services, links are charged on a individual basis.

Guest post services are charged on a package based. This is based on DA score and number of links.

Link building services are based on a tiered package basis. These links are generated in one of 6 ways and include image creation, infographics, slides, Q&A links, press releases to name a few.

Price range

  • Blogger outreach links range from $75 to $250 based in those shown onsite. The average link cost for guest post packages is $100 per link but you will notice the higher the package the higher DA links you will receive. This cost also includes content. Packs start at 1 post $100 and go upto 35 posts for $3,500.
  • Link building packages start at $100 and the top level package is $1,000.

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Summary

We hope this list gives you some ideas for where to go if you need to successfully scale your link building activities or you need to get this underway in the right way.  Lot of these services also have audit and link profile repair solutions, so no matter what state your current link building is in, there is a way to fix or enhance your link profile to better rank in Google.

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