Creating an Ahrefs account

If you want to use all the features of Ahrefs, create an account. Before creating an account on Ahrefs, choose a subscription. Read all about how to create an account in Ahrefs here.

The tools of Ahrefs

  • Site explorer: this tool analyzes the backlink profile and keyword positions of competitors.
  • Keywords explorer: uses this to find keyword ideas in the database.
  • Site audit: this feature automatically scans a website for SEO problems.
  • Rank tracker: with this tool you monitor the position of a website.
  • Content explorer: this tool allows you to find content ideas.

There are several types of subscriptions you can purchase from Ahrefs. The subscriptions are called ”Lite”, ”Standard”, ”Advanced” and ”Agency”.

The table below shows the differences.

Ahrefs subscriptions

LiteStandardAdvancedAgency
First 7 days for $7, then $99 per monthFirst 7 days for $7, then $179 per month.$399 per month$999 per month
1 user +$30 for each user1 user +$30 for each user3 users +$30 for each user5 users +$30 for each user
5 unverified projects10 unverified projects25 unverified projects100 unverified projects
500 tracked search terms1,500 tracked search terms5,000 tracked search terms10,000 tracked search terms
10,000 crawl credits per month500,000 crawl credits per month1.25 million crawl credits per month2.5 million crawl credits per month

Once you have chosen a subscription form, Ahrefs asks for your information. It looks something like this:

Once you fill in all the details, the account will be created automatically. From now on you can use all the functionalities of Ahrefs.

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