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Suggest me free SEO tools for college project

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Nonilol, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. Nonilol

    Nonilol Elite Member

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    So I have to do a SEO project for college and I am looking for tools to track my progress.
    We are only allowed to use tools that are 100% free (NO trials)

    I need tools to check the following:

    backlinks (+metrics)
    search engine rankings (for specific keywords)
    social signals to my website
    on page check (like moz on page grader)

    --> the usual seo stuff


    I have to admit, I don't have much experience with SEO tools. I have used a friends SEMRush account for quite some time, but that's all.

    Please suggest me some free tools that can do the job.
    I used the search function but I didn't really find good threads about this, at least no 2015 threads. If there are any it would be awesome if you could link them here.

    Edit: Of course I googled. I found plenty of tools. I was just hoping you know some tools / have favorite tools that are not on Google's first pages and can do the job even better.
     
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    Ste Fishkin Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If they are now teaching SEO at college, this forum is fucked boys.

    There will be a massive influx of poor, broke college students wanting the world for free and asking stupid questions.

    I am not sure I can handle that without being banned.
     
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  4. Nonilol

    Nonilol Elite Member

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    Mate do you really think I didn't google that?
    I tested out a couple tools but wasn't too happy with them and I was hoping some of you guys know tools that are better than those that are in the first places in Google search.


    Of course they teach some SEO basics!? I think all universities teach the basics if you study something that's related to Marketing or Web.
    And don't worry, there are plenty of broke college students are already around, don't think it will get worse ;)
     
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    I don't think the learn about SEO, they learn about IM but not about SEO. OP is messing with us, to get a lost of free seo tools.

    ...becouse I am a niche guy i will tell you the best free seo tool that can't be replaced: YOU.
     
  6. Nonilol

    Nonilol Elite Member

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    No, we don't learn about IM. We learn about SEO. I am studying web development.
    And I'm not trying to mess with you lol.

    I just thought you might know some tools that are better than the ones on the first Google page.
     
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    All web development will be outsourced to India within 10 years, enjoy your degree.
     
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    Not sure if I should laugh at that or get offended.
    Meh,it's a free world. :D
     
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    When that Karim dude last week or so was talking about his "Master's in Social Media" I threw up in my mouth a little.
     
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    Still a better degree than in gender studies :D
     
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    Have you looked at the free/cheap courses over at Udemy? Search for free seo or some variation.
     
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    Teaching SEO in college now? lol

    Paying 100k+ for information that is all here for free.
     
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    DidnĀ“t know the first list. Thanks!
    Do you work with free tools yourself and if yes, which are your core ones?

    In Germany its all about degrees and fancy certificates. If you dont have any you wont get a job :D