Whether you have been given a warning in your Google Webmaster tools account or if you are suspecting that you have bad links in your backlink profile, you are probably pulling your hair out trying to decide which links out of the hundreds or thousands of links in your backlink profile are the culprits. There are a few tools out there that can help you identify which ones are the bad links that need to be removed. Before you can remove bad links from your website, you need to have a very clear idea which ones need to be removed so that you don’t accidentally remove a link that is actually a good link that is actually helping you. As the old saying goes, you don’t wan “throw the baby out with the bath water!”

There are a couple of outstanding tools out there that will help you pick out which ones you need to have removed. Here are our favorites:

Link Delete Link Checker:

This is a tool that is currently on their homepage, but this tool will quickly give you an idea of how toxic your profile is. It just gives you a number count, but this will at least give you an idea immediately how much trouble you are in or if there are any action items that you need to take. When we reached out to LinkDelete, they told us that they currently are in the midst of building out some of the most sophisticated tools that the SEO community has yet to see. With their incredibly large database of sites that have been given unnatural link warnings, they can easily identify sites that are effected.