Ahrefs is a software company that develops online SEO tools and free educational materials for marketing professionals.
Ahrefs crawls the web, stores tons of data and makes it easily accessible via a simple user interface.
The data can be used to aid keyword research, link building, content marketing and SEO strategies.
Ultimately, the tool helps to accelerate the growth of organic search traffic to a website.
Ahrefs history dates back to 2011 after one year of thorough preparation and data mining. Ahrefs has built their own crawler that indexes billions of pages daily.Their proprietary technology allows their index to update data every 15 minutes and to capture over 1.6 trillion unique external backlinks. Ahrefs's results also display social metrics including Shares, Likes, Tweets, and Google +1s next to each link.With their easy-to-use tool, easy-to-read data visualization, and digestible data exports in the most friendly formats ,the company's goal is to continue to be the cutting-edge website analysis toolset for both businesses and individuals to obtain the best link building, content marketing and online reputation management strategies by providing the most competitive intelligence data that is available on the Internet in the most timely fashion.