After a long recess on this blog, again I came back with an important article that everyone needs.
I am talking about some excellent list of best SEO tools, which every online entrepreneur need.
If you are a newbie in this field and wanna to build your blog’s presence out from the crowd, then you must be aware of smart SEO tools that help you to grow in a professional way.
No doubt there are a number of tools available when you try to search, but not every tool is profitable for you. So here I am going to short out some of the best search engine optimisation tools which I am using.
I will explain here category wise to make it much easier to understand you. Most of the tools are free SEO tools.
Firstly I am going to tell you the best keyword research tools.
List Of Top Seo Tools :
#1. Keyword Research Tools
Keyword research is the vital part of SEO optimised post. If your blog is new then your primary focus must be on keyword research with qualitative contents. Now it’s time bookmark one by one because these are the best keyword research tools. Let’s start.
We all know without Google, it’s not possible for any related keyword tool to get correct information. So directly or indirectly every blogger is using this tool. Amazing thing is that, it’s free tool. Basically, it’s for advertisers who want to advertise with Google Adwords through PPC(Pay Per Click) campaigns. Through this tool, you can easily get the exact idea about keyword competition, monthly searches and many more features. I’ll write a post how to use keyword planner soon.
This one is one of my favourite tool ever. Long Tail Pro is perfect keyword research tool for all. When you search your keyword using this tool it’ll suggest you the keyword difficulty which is very helpful for both type of blogger, I mean if you are a newbie then you can easily guess the low competition on another hand if you are a pro blogger you can expect something more. You can also check the domain availability using this single tool. A lot of features in this tool, you’ll really love it. It’s worth to buy it.
It is similar like longtail, here you can explore up to 5 searches in 24 hours free of cost. You must try it.
If you want to know the what exact keyword has been searched on different platforms like Wikipedia, Answers.com, Google, Bing, Yahoo and on Youtube then you can use this tool, it’ll show all keywords searched on different platforms. Yes, It’s free. Basically, it is best for buyer keywords. If you are looking keywords for your campaigns then you must try this tool.
How to know your competitor’s Ranking Keywords?
This is one of the best ways to get an idea about your keywords. Just collect your competitor’s list and do check one by one with this tool for what they are ranking for. Now you will get the master keywords for your blog. You can easily rank for those keywords, just do one thing write higher quality content than your competitor.
This tool has many useful features.
#2. Blog Post Title Generator Tools
The title of your blog post should eye catching. To do this, you may use below tools.
Use this tool to create your blog post title before publishing. It will help to increase your CTR(click through rate). Simply put your main keyword in the search bar and hit, you will get a nice title. You can hit again and again to get other suggestions and stop when you find something unique for your blog title.
Headlinr is also an awesome tool for making your title eye catching. It also has extension/add-on for Chrome and Firefox. So you can use it without opening in a tab.
#3. Website Speed Analyser
Website speed is also one of the ranking factors for your blog. You have to maintain your blog’s speed to open it in 2-3 seconds. You may analyse your website speed by using these tools.
This is one of the best tools to analyse and improve your blog’s speed. It’ll show your website’s speed from different locations and suggest you how to improve that if slow.
Most of the bloggers use this tool to analyse their blog’s speed. Higher the grade maximum the speed.
3. Google’s PageSpeed Insights Checker
Google Developers have also PageSpeed checker tool. By using this tool you can analyse your page speed on web and mobile both. It’ll also suggest you to do necessary changes.
Tip: You can use W3 Total Cache plugin to improve the load time of your WordPress site.
#4. Smart SEO Plugins For WordPress
If you are WordPress user, then there are multiple SEO plugins available for you to do your SEO job simple and manageable.
If we talk about plugins, then the very first name come in our mind is Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin. Why so?
Because in this plugin, there are various benefits like.
a. You can score your SEO title and meta description.
b. Set your permalink structure
c. You can create XML sitemap.
d. You can build Robot.txt file.
e. You can build your .htaccess file.
The list of features for WordPress SEO is extremely long.
Easy Web Performance Optimisation (WPO) using caching: browser, page, object, database, minify and content delivery network support. If you configured it correctly then you’ll feel at least 10x improvements in your site. This is the best plugin to enhance the performance of your blog.
Tip: Read this guide to configure W3 total cache.
Check this article to know whole essential plugin list: BOOST! Your Blog with Ultimate List of Essential WordPress Plugins
#5. Top SEO Plugin and Extensions
Nowadays extensions for Chrome users and add-on for Firefox users make our task easy. There are many extensions/add-ons available, but I’ll cover here some necessary and important
1. SEO Quake
This extension shows you Alexa rank, page rank, domain age etc. You can also enable no-follow links from setting to find out do follow and no-follow links easily.
This extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari.
Follow gives you an in-depth information about any website, like numbers of monthly visitors, traffic source countries, ranking keywords, Ads in Google, ads copies, competitors and too many other metrics. It’s very useful if you are in online marketing.
As discussed earlier in blog post title generator. It’s good to create catchy headlines.
This one is the amazing extension for me. If you ask me to live without this extension then it’s very hard to do that. Because my education background till class 12th was Hindi medium. So it’s easy to write in English without any mistake, you can see it in my posts..lolz! but still I’m improving it.
It works in real time and suggests to correct spell errors, grammatical error while you writing.
Broken links are very vexatious to visitors of our blog. And all we know that Google search is always busy to serve to best and smooth content to visitors. So if your blog has broken links then promptly resolve them by using this tool. Soon you’ll boost your SERP.
#7. Backlink Checker tools
Backlinks always play an important role for any website. This is essential to boost your blog post, but that should be natural. Sometimes some spammers make unwanted backlinks to down your site so always keep an eye on your backlinks and remove them if not matching to your niche. By using these tools you can also check your competitors backlinks and make your own in the same way to grow your authority.
This free tool is developed by MOZ. This tool allows analysing domain authority, anchor texts, top pages, domains linking to any site and much more. It’s very helpful to examine your own domain too.
This is another useful tool to do backlink research of any domain. Almost every blogger love this tool. You analyse link influence score of your blog based on no. of do-follows and no-follows backlinks.
Wrapping It Up
I know still these SEO tools may not sufficient, but I’ll update this article if I’ll find any important SEO tools for you. But I guaranteed that if you follow these online SEO tools then you don’t need to look for others. Many of newbie bloggers do not aware of accurate tools and they quit very soon. So don’t get distracted just focus on your article quality by using these top level SEO tools. And don’t forget to share this article with other bloggers and help them to grow.
And do share your experience with me.