All of these fantastic tools are 100% free which is awesome because free fits right into everyone’s budget! These tools are super helpful for different aspects of search engine optimization and I don’t want anyone to miss out on it. So go grab yourself some tools and start boosting that SEO ranking of yours!
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1 | Yoast SEO Plugin
Yoast SEO forces you to choose a focus keyword when you’re writing your articles, and then makes sure you use that focus keyword everywhere. With this plugin, it makes it easier to write better content, add meta tags, analyze pages, manage technical SEO settings, upload XML sitemaps, have RSS optimization, and enable breadcrumbs. It’s a fantastic plugin that truly gives fantastic results.
2 | Google Trends
With this website, you can plug in key words and analyze the trends as well as compare a trend to another key word. This can help with picking key words in blog posts that are being commonly searched.
This one used to be free, and I believe it is still free to certain individuals that used to use it (or so I am told)? Honestly, this is a fantastic tool but there are other keyword planner’s out there without all the hassle from Google that are definitely worth checking out as well!
This tool simply tests the txt file. Yet another useful tool that is super easy. Just upload the txt file and you’re good to go! This site does all the work for you.
Easy way to validate HTML / XHTML documents. And below is the link the validate the CSS files!
Drop your code’s style sheets off here to validate them! Super easy and very convenient.
Maybe your website loads fast on your computer but what about someone else’s computer? Or better yet, what does Google think about your site speed? With this tool, you can get into the head of Google and see what it deems your site speed. You want to score 70 or higher but the majority of people who have entered their site on Google’s Page Speed tool have not gotten to a 70. Or even a 6o for that matter.
You may think you’re site is mobile friendly. But you need to make sure Google recognizes your website as mobile friendly. An easy way of doing this is popping your site URL into the box and Google tells you what it is
Let’s face it. Google analytics is a great tool that furthers that whole “I conquer anything, especially this business” mindset. But Google analytics is a fantastic way of crackin’ down on some SEO.
This tool helps you maintain + make sure that your site presence on Google is still top notch. No need to slip away in the search results!
11 | All in One SEO Pack
Automatically optimizes your site for search engines. How easy peasy!