Change is the only constant in the SEO world, and with that in mind we aimed at providing our colleagues worldwide a cutting-edge tool to simplify their job and make it less stressful. After the finishing touches have been done by our development team and a limited number of SEO professionals, Dibz is finally ready for its official public release.
Building quality links is the very foundation of a highly-ranked website. Ignore it and you will hardly see the top of SERP; abuse it and you will feel the full wrath of the relentless Google. That is why we have taken on the task of creating a link prospecting tool for all the SEO experts who work in line with Google’s strict “code of conduct”.
Although the diversity of link builder’s job is what makes it so appealing, there are some more tedious parts of the process. The ride from finding a website to getting an actual link is bumpy and in some cases quite sluggish. As most of link builders are limited by time, it is important to cut corners whenever possible without taking a hit on quality.
Featured on BetaList, one of the biggest hubs for pre-launch startups, Dibz has received a high level of attention from the people in the industry and had a successful beta phase, which resulted in today’s launch.
During the private beta test trials, we stumbled upon a couple of features that we thought required several fixes and adjustments. Upon expert fine-tuning, we are proud to present you with the official version of our link building automation tool.
A stroll down the Dibz lane
The idea for creating Dibz came from the need to shorten the time span required for preparing prospects for outreach during a link building campaign. All the experience we’ve gathered during the years of practicing SEO has been invested into this tool – spam parameters, the role of social media, Google metrics, as well as some custom additions that we found useful. So, let’s take a stroll through some key Dibz features.
1. Search Options
Before actually launching the search, several key parameters need to be filled out. These include:
- Search terms field – where you fill out the desired keywords;
- Research type – here you choose the appropriate predefined queries based on the type of the search (guest blogging, directories, forums, reviews, etc.);
- Custom Search Parameters – a complementary field to research type, which enables you to add your own queries if they are not listed as predefined;
- Select Client/Campaign – these are related options designed to separate different teams working on the same project;
- Language – for localisation purposes;
- TLD – for filtering country code Top-Level Domains;
- Date Range – for filtering the results by date;
- Depth – displays the desired number of results per single combination of a keyword and a query.
Our predefined search has been devised from the experience of our link builders. Each one of them has been using Google advanced operators as a part of their daily tasks; they’ve been thinking of new ways of combining them with keywords in order to come up with a higher number of quality results. By implementing findings of our link builders into Dibz tool, we have shortened the time needed for obtaining valuable prospects by tenfold!
2. Search results
Through history, Google kept redefining the concept of ‘quality’. For this reason link builders are always one step behind, forced to double up their pace in order to keep up with the changes while maintaining a high level of performance.
Dibz identifies websites that contain spammy content, keywords or external links that are not in compliance with Google’s quality criteria. Furthermore, it shows the domain authority (D.A.) of the website, as well as referring domains (R.D.), referring pages (R.P.) and social media shares, providing you with an insight into the reputation of the websites listed.
By combining both Google API and Ahrefs API with a few other tools, we have created a powerful spam detection system that has worked in our favour during the testing period.
Tailored just for you
Not all industry experts look for the same qualities in their prospects. With that in mind, we have enabled each subscriber to adjust the SPAM metrics according to their own needs. As a result you will be able to choose the number of ads a prospect can have on a page, the number of referring pages allowed per domain, if the website has an about us or a contact page, and much more.
What makes Dibz unique on the market is its compatibility with other link building tools. Once you create your own custom list of prospect websites, you are able to download it in CSV and upload to an outreach tool you use. It works the other way around as well. After performing competitor analysis and extracting a list of websites containing your rival’s links, you can upload them into Dibz and pick out those worthy of your attention.
Every respectable internet marketer understands the importance of off-page SEO for rankings. Certain online communities keep putting this fact into question and claim that Google algorithm updates have changed the game for good. The reality is that a well-designed link building strategy still remains the number one priority of a high quality performed inbound marketing campaign.
With the help from Dibz, your link building effort will see a turn for the best, giving you the freedom to invest more time into communication with bloggers and creation of higher quality content. So, don’t hesitate and try out our tool for free and see for yourself the future of link prospecting!