Link Prospector

If a stellar piece of content falls in the forest, and no one sees it, does it still make an impact? Probably not.

That’s why we built the Prospector.

Our in-house automatic prospector was designed to help link builders and content marketers find and organize new outreach opportunities, to give their content the relevant amplification it needs to earn links and shares.

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Our 16 report types include:

Content Development & Outreach Focused

  • Guest Posts – “Quality over quantity” definitely applies here, but it’s great for finding new opportunities in your niche
  • Content Promoters – Find bloggers & writers interested in showing off your content to their audiences

PR Focused

  • Accessible Journalists – Search by topic for news stories with easy-to-access reporters.
  • Resource Linkers – Find news stories that link out to related resources.
  • Audience Input – Search topically for stories in which the editors actively seek audience input.
  • Content Development Focused – Find writers who are likely to cover your story, or repost your infographics and articles.

Outreach Focused

  • Links Pages – Find the resource and links pages where you can add your site.
  • Reviews – Look for people who review products or services in your space.
  • Giveaways – Offer goods and services in exchange for coverage.
  • Donations – Be charitable and earn links through sponsorship opportunities.
  • Directories – Identify quality directories to help you get your site listed quickly.
  • Blogs – Pinpoint the blogs that cover your industry, and are likely to post about your site.
  • Professional Organizations – Locate trades and professional organizations you can join.

Conversation Focused

  • Commenting – Find the posts relevant to your key phrases. Join the conversation, and link to your site.
  • Expert Interviews – Identify domain experts you can interview, or pitch your own expertise.
  • Forums – Add value to the conversation and build brand equity.

Additional Features

ravenlogoRaven Integration – Export your report data into Raven with ease.

How it Works

Choose your report type
Enter your key phrases
Holy Link Opportunities!

Start Finding Links →

Advanced Tools for Link Building Pros

If you’re already finding links like a boss, the Link Prospector will help you speed up your workflow. Enter your key phrases and we’ll find thousands of results in just a few minutes. Single out your top prospects and easily export them to CSV or Buzzstream.

Take full control of your query parameters
Take full control of your query parameters
Use the keyword combiner tool to build massive query lists fast
Use the keyword combiner tool to build massive query lists fast
Export your results and incorporate them into your existing workflow
Export your results and incorporate them into your existing workflow



(And please, keep track of your quality content while walking through the forest!)

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