When it comes to link building, it can be one of the more enjoyable parts of SEO. To some, having programs that assist them in the link building process can be very convenient. but to others, being able to create spreadsheets of their links in Excel, and then auditing them one-by-one from within Google Spreadsheets can be the way to go. It’s all about preference, and what an SEO feels is more of their style.
In the case of the spreadsheet path, if you do it long enough, you’ll find that after a while, you’ll learn a few tricks and formulas that can really help out the process. In an article written by Marie Haynes, who has chosen to use spreadsheets as her form of organizing and auditing links, has written an article on Moz that will help you with some of the tricks and formulas that have helped her out with the auditing process.
So go on and follow the link below to read up on five different spreadsheet tips for manual link audits. Perhaps there’ll be something you didn’t know before.