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Essential SEO tools

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by AZSky, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. AZSky

    AZSky Newbie

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    What are some essential modern SEO tools for rank/kw tracking, backlink building, analytics, etc?

    So far I've used:
    ahrefs for checking competition
    serpiq for kw research
    scrapebox for link building
    google analytics for analytics
     
  2. SimonRohde

    SimonRohde Regular Member

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    Excel! The most important one, is Excel.
     
  3. Spuffed

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    Your brain and books.
     
  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator in Training Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Here are the free tools I use for SEO.


    • SEOcentro for keyword density (can also be used for competitor's keyword density)
    • Siteliner for unique content
    • Copyscape for plagiarism.
    • Google Adwords Keyword Planner for keyword discovery (Google)
    • Bing Ads Keyword Planner for keyword discovery (Bing and Yahoo)
    • Excel for organising your keywords' information
    • Bing Link Explorer for Backlinks
     
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  5. himanuzo

    himanuzo Supreme Member

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    GSA SER for tier #2 & #3 link building.
     
  6. Meltdown

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    always check your competitors where and why they got links from

    ahrefs
    opensiteexplorer
    sitexplorer
     
  7. bdsltd

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    Have yuo looked at the Firwfox addons such as SEO Quake and Rank Checker
     
  8. Ghoast

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    You shouldn't be using Scrapebox for link building.. scraping is it's primary use!
     
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    Bad news for me! haha, I bought it for link building, then realised I should have bought GSA SER.
     
  10. AZSky

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    Well yeah it scrapes URLs that I want a link from. So then I get a link from that site by contacting the owner or an injection or something.
     
  11. Brandboyz

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    Rank with GSA , choose low competition keyword with higher search volume
     
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    your fingers .
     
  13. realseo

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    moz service it's great and give you 90 days of trial with 1$
     
  14. Ghoast

    Ghoast Power Member

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    Yeah, that's the best way to use it.. scrape links then post manually!
     
  15. AZSky

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    Is GSA spammy? Just went to the site, not sure what to think.
     
  16. K.H.R

    K.H.R Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Which tool is good for Tire #1 ?
     
  17. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    it's recommended to do it without any tools, for a better quality.