Semrush just launched a new Backlinks Analytics tool that they’re making available for everyone to use completely free until 2022.
Their backlink database is winning the market:
With their new backlinks analyzer, you can check out what backlinks your competitors are getting, find linkbuilding opportunities, and apply filters to slice and dice the backlink data based on any criteria that will be most insightful and actionable to your needs.
What’s more, you can export all that data into XSLX, CSV or PDF
My favorite tactic:
Check your competitors’ content that got the most backlinks and consider covering these topics on your site.
There’s a lot more I could say about this, but the best advice I can give you is: