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What tools should I use?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Davezor, Nov 11, 2016.

  1. Davezor

    Davezor Newbie

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    Hello there!

    I'm a newbie that never ranked a site before... ever. I've been reading threads on this forum about SEO the whole they and I got a better understanding of how everything works.

    However, I'm not sure which tools I should use in order to get the most accurate results before I start building my website.

    Can you name a few tools (preferably free) for these topics?

    - Keyword analysis:
    - Competition analysis (backlinks etc.):

    There are so many out there that I don't know which to choose... For example, I analysed one website in the niche I'll probably choose. SEMrush showed that the website only has 19 backlinks while Majestic told me that the website has 1200 backlinks. I've seen that people here say both are good, but hey, there is such a big difference in the number of backlinks that I don't know if I should trust SEMrush or Majestic.

    Thanks for your input!
     
  2. validseo

    validseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Here are a number of really useful free things (from my everyday bookmarks):
     
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    Ajax4life123 Registered Member

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    Thanks man, wonderfull post! I'm gonna bookmark this page ;)
     
  4. Davezor

    Davezor Newbie

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    Woah! Awesome! Thanks for your input! :)
     
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    If you're looking for an all-in-one toolset that has both SEO & Social Media features and you don't want to have to navigate between multiple tools, check out Mondovo.com

    Some of the tools available:
    1. A Rank Tracker to keep check of your keyword rankings
    2. A Site Auditor to identify issues on your website
    3. Keyword Research
    4. Content Idea Generator
    5. Bulk SEO Metrics for up to 1000 URLs at a time
    6. Backlink Analysis
    7. Google Analytics Integration
    8. Google Search Console Integration
    9. Facebook Analytics Integration
    10. Twitter Analytics Integration
    11. Facebook Competition Research
    12. Twitter Competition Research
    There are a few others as well but it would be too long to list.
     
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    PHPInjected Elite Member

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    @validseo you should consider writing a thread to instruct newbies on which tools to use. It'd probably help some of them out.
     
  7. Davezor

    Davezor Newbie

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    Thanks for suggesting, I would love to try your multitool but whenever I try to visit it, it says that it cannot connect to server.
     
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    mondovo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Site was down for maintenance it's back up now
     
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    We Bring Rank Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Google Adwords is best for keyword analysis... Ahref and SEM rush is best for competition analysis , but you need to get paid tool for both, then only you get perfect backlinks
     
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    weakarguer Newbie

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    The lists given above are more than enough, the only thing is, you need to be focusing more upon manual stuff for now together with freely available tools. Paid tools won't do magic for newbies.
     
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    Wow, thanks for sharing these,..Very helpful ;)
     
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    awesome useful list thanks for share personnel bookmark list.
     
  14. validseo

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    I'll think about it. My past attempts at tutorial posts here went unnoticed. I kind of get the vibe that BHW WH SEO category is mainly a help/support forum. ... but I also don't like the answer I just gave so I'll reconsider too. :)