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[FREE] 35 of the best SEO tools to use!

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  1. growmyinsta

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    Ultimate List of free SEO tools to use for helping you rank your website!
    (Please note, the list is no particular order)

    1. Screaming Frog


    • What it does: Crawls a URL and diagnoses a number of technical issues
    • Tool type: Desktop app
    • Link: http://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/seo-spider/
    2. Google - Search Console

    • What it does: Helps with almost everything you need as an SEO
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: rel="nofollow" https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=en
    3. SEO Site Checkup

    • What it does: An entire suite of valuable free SEO tools
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://seositecheckup.com/tools
    4. Google - Analytics

    • What it does: Checks referral traffic, organic traffic, etc
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.google.com/analytics
    5. Mozbar - Canonical Check

    • What it does: Checks canonicalization of a web page
    • Tool type: Browser plug-in
    • Link: http://www.seomoz.org/seo-toolbar
    6. Majestic SEO

    • What it does: Checks citation flow, trust flow, backlink analyzer
    • Tool type: Browser plug-in
    • Link: http://www.seomoz.org/seo-toolbar
    7. Yext

    • What it does: Checks for local citation duplicates
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.yext.com/
    8. HTTP Response Checker

    • What it does: Bulk HTTP response code test, includes which URL they are redirected to
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.tomanthony.co.uk/tools/bulk-http-header-compare
    9. Moz - Google Algorithm Updates

    • What it does: The best tracker of Google's algorithm updates + explanations
    • Tool type: Blog post
    • Link: http://www.seomoz.org/google-algorithm-change
    10. Search Latte

    • What it does: Checks the international SERPS
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://searchlatte.com/
    11. SEO Site Checkup

    • What it does: Checks IP redirects to help solve duplicate content problems
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://10. SEO Site CheckupWhat it does: Checks IP redirects to help solve duplicate content problems Tool type: Website (SAAS software) Link: http://www.seositecheckup.com
    12. Mozbar - Keyword checker

    • What it does: Checks keyword density and other on page factors
    • Tool type: Browser Plug-In
    • Link: http://www.seomoz.org/seo-toolbar
    13. Open Link Profiler

    • What it does: Checks backlinks of a website
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://openlinkprofiler.org/
    14. BuzzStream - Data Extractor

    • What it does: Checks meta description, title tag and keywords of a page
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://tools.buzzstream.com/meta-tag-extractor
    15. SEO Browser

    • What it does: Checks a website page from a search engine's point of view
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.seo-browser.com/
    16. Google - Page Speed Test

    • What it does: Checks to see the technical issues holding page optimal page load times
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed
    17. SEO Mofo - Snippet Optimizer

    • What it does: Helps to optimize SERP CTR by showing you page title, metas, etc
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.seomofo.com/snippet-optimizer.html
    18. SEO SERP - Position Tracker (Multiple Sites)

    • What it does: Checks multiple sites for keyword rankings
    • Tool type: Chrome Browser Extension
    • Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ofoaoaloeipdofknnaapbmdddddioklg
    19. Google - Rich Snippet Tester

    • What it does: Tests URLs to tell if they're showing rich snippets in SERPs
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
    20. Motoricerca - Robots.txt Tester

    • What it does: Tests Robots.txt file
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://tool.motoricerca.info/robots-checker.phtml
    21. BROWSEO

    • What it does: Views any webpage without distractions caused by styles, highlights parts of a page that are relevant for SEO
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.browseo.net/
    22. SERP Metrics

    • What it does: Checks search engine fluctuations over time period
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://api.serpmetrics.com/flux
    23. StatCounter

    • What it does: Checks your website's market share in the SERPs
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://gs.statcounter.com/#search_engine-US-monthly-201107-201207
    24. SEOBook - Rank Tracker

    • What it does: Tracks rankings of multiple keywords from a browser plug-in
    • Tool type: Browser Plug-In
    • Link: http://tools.seobook.com/firefox/rank-checker
    25. SEO Tools - Cloak Checker

    • What it does: Detects whether a website uses "cloaking"
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.seotools.com/seo-cloaking-checker
    26. Ontolo's SERP Dominator

    • What it does: Checks the top 100 SERP results for the keywords you input
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://ontolo.com/seo-serp-dominator
    27. Google - Markup Help

    • What it does: Helps you create data markup for pages on your site (local business, reviews, etc)
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: https://www.google.com/webmasters/markup-helper
    28. Schema.org

    • What it does: Helps you create schema markup for your website
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://schema-creator.org/
    29. Distilled - Video Sitemap

    • What it does: Helps you create a video sitemap for your website
    • Tool type: Google doc
    • Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AhK1-u_-nIZhdE5KdEFTYVJCN3M4Yk9Xb2pfY0hrQkE#gid=0
    30. Geo Sitemap Generator

    • What it does: Helps you geberate a KML file to be used in multiple location SEO
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.geositemapgenerator.com/
    31. NO Follow Simple

    • What it does: Checks which links on a page are follow vs no follow
    • Tool type: Browser Plug-In
    • Link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nofollow/dfogidghaigoomjdeacndafapdijmiid?hl=en
    32. Ping-o-Matic

    • What it does: Pings URL to search engines to notify them to index the page
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://pingomatic.com/
    33. Moz - Local Search Check

    • What it does: Aids in a number of local search tasks like citation and listing checks
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: https://moz.com/local
    34. XML Sitemap Validator

    • What it does: Checks the validity of your site's XML sitemap
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/validate-xml-sitemap.html
    35. STAT Search Analytics

    • What it does: Checks the real time analytics of a website
    • Tool type: Website
    • Link: http://codex.getstat.com/

    Thanks to Ryan Stewart for helping compile the list, any more you'd like to add just leave in the comments - hope it helps :)
     
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    It's really useful. I will use it . Thank you very much
     
  3. ginza

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    Thanks for the useful list.
    Btw have you considered to put chkme to the list?
     
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    No but I will check it out when i get some free time and i might add it :)
     
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    Never seen 18. SEO SERP - Position Tracker (Multiple Sites) before, handy tool for sure
     
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    Very nice list of actually useful sites. I have heard and used a lot of these but then again, there are a few new names I see.
     
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    Glad to help :)
     
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    There are old but gold stuff like the Mozbar tool but I like the rest too, like the BROWSEO tool. Zero distraction, all concentration!
     
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    Good list. I use some of them... Thanks for your time to update the list! :)
     
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    Really a great effort. Thanks to put in a single post.
     
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    Wow, awesome list. Thanks very much =)
     
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    there are some new tools that i haven't used before. Thank you for sharing buddy! :)
     
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    Thanks, I've been looking for a site like several of these. Hope they work
     
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    This is a nice list. Thanks.
     
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    Great list of tools man..Thank you :)
     
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    Great list. Thanks op :)
     
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    Nice share, Thanks mate!
     
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    Wow- good list! Thanks for putting together.