9 best SEO tools you must need for the course Complete SEO Training in 30 Days. After having a website, your very next will come to your mind is SEO. You already learned what SEO is. But how you will do it? Especially which tools should you use?
Yes, there are tons of SEO tools available on the web. But not all of them are known as best SEO tools. Some even have tons of useless ads in it. So you should only choose the best SEO tools. Keep reading to learn about best SEO tools,
Which are the best SEO tools?
Several tools are must to run a smooth SEO process. There is no such list of best SEO tools, but one can create it based on his experience. If you research & work on the track, you will find that some tools have extraordinary potentials where some are just exaggeration & less beneficial. Here I have tried to make a list of best SEO tools based on my experience. They are,
Google Webmaster Tools.
Google Adwords Keyword Planner.
Google Mobile-Friendly Tester.
Google Structured Data Testing Tool.
Screaming Frog SEO Spider.
Server and Network Analysis Tools.
Google PageSpeed insight.
Google Webmaster tools:
Google Webmaster is considered as one the best SEO tools & also it’s a freemium means you will get all the premium service free of cost. You will be amazed to know that search engine Bing also has a Webmaster tool. All these Webmaster tools will let you get a clear insight of your site. Any bug, alert & indexing will be identified by these tools.
Webmaster tools need a bit installation before starting. Through the link above, you can follow step by step guide & install it on your site.
Google Analytics is another great tool provided by Google as freemium. Through Google Analytics you can track almost all traffic to your site. You can find which keyword they have used & found your site & many other keywords related information. Due to its enormous importance, I have kept on my best SEO tools list.
Google Adwords Keyword Planner:
The keyword is the most important part of SEO & as a keyword planner, Google Adwords Keyword Planner is best. Like other freemium tools, it’s also cost-free. After inputting a keyword, you will get all kind of necessary statistics which will guide your keyword strategy including monthly search volume, competition on the specific keyword & whole other information on your keyword strategy.
Google Mobile-Friendly Tester:
After the Google Mobile-Friendly Update, it’s necessary for every site to be optimized for mobile platform. Mobile friendly sites will get a special preference on mobile browsers. But where you will get the answer how optimized your site?
Google Structured Data Testing Tool helps to provide context to the info on your page/website. This freemium tool uses live data to validate structured data for your website & you can also check your code to test it.
Screaming Frog SEO Spider:
Probably the best on-site SEO analysis tool available on the internet but it’s not a free tool. You can get some primary level benefits from the free version but to get the advanced level, you need to buy the license version. Screaming Frog SEO Spider is website crawler which will crawl into provided URL & will analyze key on-site data in real time to let you make informed decisions. Common usages of the tool is,
Find Broken links on your site.
Page titles & metadata analyzation.
Generate XML sitemap for your site.
Duplicate content identification.
Robot text review.
Integration with Google Analytic.
Server and Network Analysis Tools:
Site analyzer is probably the one & only tool where you can get a lot of useful information including server & network analysis of your site. It even presents 71 different data point to measure your site. It’s so flexible & also free to use. The most important features of this tool are,
Accessibility, cache, CDN, download time, URL optimization, server configuration etc.
Website design & errors.
Content (title & meta).
Multimedia, flash, frames & icons.
Networking, robot.txt, sitemap etc.
Google PageSpeed Insight:
Google PageSpeed Insight is a very very useful tool for SEO. And yes it’s free too. You can check your website’s speed on multiple devices by simply inputting your website’s URL. You will also be able to identify areas where you can improve to boost the page speed.
Lots of areas can be identified & you can work on them to get a better PageSpeed.
Majestic SEO is known as one of the best tools for link intelligence available on the web. Most of the part of the tool is free. Based on my practical experience I would recommend Majestic SEO above on Linkscape & RavenTools. Both of them are link intelligence tools.
Majestic SEO has so many potentials that you can get a complete picture of your link profile including anchor text of your links, referring domain site, backlink history, top backlinks (paid) & a lot other useful information. You can check & do everything you need for your link profile.
After reading this far, you may ask a question, “can I do SEO with this tools”? Yes, you can work on your SEO profile with these tools, but these are not everything. You can find a lot of other tools some even have better features. But these tools are tested & used by me & believe me they will surprise you on your journey to the center of the SEO.