Online SEO Tools – the Ultimate Collection

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All tools listed below fall under the following criteria:

  1. they are all useful for SEOs;
  2. they are all web-based (no desk-top ones or FireFox extensions so far);
  3. they are all free.

If you know of any online SEO tools that were not mentioned here, please comment and I will update the post. I will do my best to continuously update the article to delete the tools that are no more available and add new ones.

Table of Contents:

1. Backlink Analyzing Online SEO Tools

Backlink Checkers

Options/ToolsSmartbacklinksAnalyzeBack Links

(currently not working)

LinkDiagnosisLink Hounds Yahoo Backlink Info
Checks links toPagePageDomainDomain, page, all deep links
Best featureFast and smoothKeyword-in-anchor-text searchMultiple sorting and filtering optionsData organization based on the linking domain
Anchor Text+++
Linking page outbound linksInaccurate+
Nofollow highlight++
Firefox Extension++
Sorting options+
Set Preferences++
Useful linkswhois data; site web archive; Google cache; linking pages.

More backlink checkers:

2. Keyword Research and Brainstorming Tools

Keyword Brainstorming Tools

Keyword Brainstorming Tools

Tools that help expand your keyword lists with synonyms, related terms and keyword phrases.

Tools/FeaturesWhat you will find there
Google SetsRelated terms (i.e. terms that are likely to appear in lists).
MSN clustering toolWord clusters (keyword phrases).
SearchradarTag clouds and keyword definitions.
Keyword MapRelated terms (synonyms and keyword phrases).
Urban DictionaryRelated terms (related synonyms and urban words).

Social Media Based Keyword Analyzers

Social media keyword research tools

Use social media sites to explore how people use and tag your core term, its popularity and related words.

Features/ToolsTweetVolumeTwitter related terms Facebook Lexicon
Data sourceTwitterTwitterDel.icio.usFacebook
How to use it.Compare up to 3 terms popularity.See your term in live context.See your term related tags.See how often your term is mentioned across FB walls.

Online Dictionaries and Glossaries that Help with Keyword Research

DictionaryWhat you can find there:
The free dictionaryYour keyword definition(s), set phrases/ idioms (use them to lighten up your writing style), examples of usage,words of the same root (inflected words and derivations), thesaurus, classic literature mentions, keyword phrases, related acronyms.
WordnetDefinitions and sample sentences using your key term.
Rhyme ZoneRhymes (can be real fun to play with by the way), synonyms, antonyms.
Synonym.comKeyword synonyms and antonyms.
Cambridge online dictionaryEssential definitions and keyword phrases.
Meta GlossaryThe word definitions, related words and synonyms.
Reference.comYour core term synonyms and definitions.
Merriam-Webster dictionaryDefinitions and derived terms.

3. Domain Name Online Tools

Dynamic Tools for Domain Name Brainstorming:

Domain Name Brainstorming Tools

TLDs6 ( .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .us)3 (.com, .net, .org)3 (.com, .net and .org)
Brainstorming helpdomain name suggestions based on your previous searches and related termsshows domain names one-character shorter than the one specifiedMixes the given keywords, suggests synonyms, adds prefixes and suffixes, shows both singular and plural versions, drops last vowel, checks for both hyphen- and non-hyphen versions

Additional domain name checkers and generators:

  • DomainsBot (dynamically checks the availability of domain names for 6 TLDs: .com, .org, .net, .info, .biz, .us);
  • InstantDomainSearch (dynamically and really fast checks the availability of domain names for 3 TLDs: .com, .org, .net);
  • DomainNameSoup (suggests alternative terms for your core term, has a handy typo generator, adds words before and after your term);
  • Suggest Name and (DotoMator) – has a fairly large database of available prefixes and suffixes that are sorted out in categories;
  • NameBoy (generates the list of domain names based on your primary and secondary (optional) terms).

4. On-Site Analysis Online SEO Tools

On-page Keyword Prominence Research Tools.

Online SEO tools that help analyze keyword on-page usage.

Element to analyze:RanksSEOworkersRankQuest
Title tag+++
Meta Description+++
Headings ++
Alt tags+++
Anchor texts+++
Bold text++
Text 1-, 2-, 3-word phrases1-, 2-, 3-word phrases1-, 2-, 3-word phrases

SEO Browsers

SEO browsers

Features/ Tools Domaintools SEO browserSEO Browser
General benefits
  • find prominent elements (keywords) of the page;
  • check page elements visibility and accessibility.
Additional featuresoptimization score and tips on improving itpage meta tags, domain IP address, header response, page size, total number of links, words and images,

One more great tool to see text-only version of the site: LynxView

Page Size and Load Time Checkers

page size checkers

Features/ToolsWeb Page Speed ReportPage Size Extractor
Total page size++
Imagestotal size of the imagestotal number and size of the images
JavaScript size+
CSS size+
Each page object size+
Download time+
Additional featureslist of useful recommendations on reducing size of particular elementstotal number of hyperlinks, full list of all links on the page

Additional Site Diagnostics Tools:

  • Bad Neighborhood Tool (scans external links on a page and detects ‘bad links’).
  • Search engine SPAM detector (detects a few types of black-hat tricks: hidden text, doorway pages, keyword stuffing, etc).
  • (Recently improved) Trifecta Page/ Site/ Power tool (allows only one search per day for non-pro SEOmoz members) – offers an exhaustive report on your site/ page power and ways to improve it.

5. Search Related Online Tools

Keyword Rank Checking Tools

Online tools that check any term(s) rankings across various search engines.

Rank Checking Tools

Most valuable rank checkers:

Features/ToolsSeoMoz Rank CheckerSearch Engine Forums ToolShoemoney Serps ScriptSEObook Rank Checker
best featureArchives the resultsChecks multiple termsFast and easy to useAdvanced search options (+ international data centers)
export the resultsYesNoNoNo
several terms at a timeNoYesNoNo
# of results checked10010~1001000
overall # of SEs4141
# of SEs at a time1141
link to the actual results pageYesNoNoNo
registration requiredYesNoNoNo
term of usePaid (with daily free 5 searches)FreeFreeFree
browser pluginYes (Browser Button)NoNoNo
main drawbacksWould be great if the history/reports couldbe split into projects (i.e. domains checked) and SEsChecks only top 10 resultsNo way to export/save resultsNo export feature.

Note: the tools may be checking different data centers, so the results can be slightly different from tool to tool.

More rank checking tools:

Tools that Compare Different Search Engine Results

Compare different search engine results

Features/ToolsPraseThumbshotsFuzz Find
# of SEs3 (Google, Yahoo, MSN)2 (Google and Yahoo)3 (Google, Yahoo, Live) (
Additional FeaturesSort by Google PR; start from any result;set the min. PR to filter low-PR sitesGraphic representation of ranking differences.Highlight the site you want to trackSort the results based onany Search Engine or

More search related tools:

  • Pagerank Search allows to sort Google search results by Google PageRank or by relevance.

6. Website Traffic and Demographics Report

traffic and demographics tools

Features/ToolsAlexa.comCompete.comGoogle TrendsQuantcast
Traffic unit of measurementpercent (compared to overall Internet users measured by Alexa)number of people(average)number of unique people/ number of visits
Time range3 monthsper month(average)per month / per week
Compare trafficup to 5 domainsup to 5 websitesup to 5 websitesNo
Demographics reportNoNoNo(U.S. only)visitors’ gender distribution; age; household income; ethnicity; education.
Additional featuresShows traffic distribution across different countries; related websites; sites linking back to the one being checked(U.S. only)Reviews time spent on site compared to overall time spent in the Internet by US people (average change in this metric); average time spent on site by one person; number of pages per one visit.Reviews stats over different periods of time (e.g. past month, past year, in a given month/ yeah) on different territories (countries, states, cities). Besides, the tool will also show you “related” search queries and websitesShows audience composition (passers-by, regulars, addicts)
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  • Software Testing

    @ Ann

    1. Why can’t you add some tools related to PageRank, like

    2. And you have missed the free ranking tool for Firefox, using it you can import the results into csv files, here is the link,

    • Data Recovery

      I liked the tool which are used for firefox.

  • Ann Smarty

    @Software Testing : I think I should definitely add Google PR section, thank you.

    As for the second part of your comment, ALL SEO FireFox extensions will be reviewed in my next huge overview (like I said in the beginning of the post, here I review only web-based tools).

  • Software Testing

    @ Ann, Thank you! I am waiting for that Huge post, it is one of my requests in some earlier posts 🙂 Thanks again!

    Forgot to mention about – a free broken link analyzer. the report generated via this tool is really good when compared with the desktop tool, Xenu.

    Excuse me if i am off-topic 🙂

  • Jim Spencer


    Another great analysis of valuable tools. is toast
    Twitter bought them this week. The new URL is

  • Ann Smarty

    @Software Testing: actually this post is the first part of the overall tool collection… so stay in touch 🙂

    Linktiger reg page is unavailable for me now… but I will surely check it out – thank you!

    @Jim: corrected, thank you!

  • Software Testing

    @ Ann, Sure, Thanks!

  • james

    great collection there thanx

    i like the domain tools as i am always looking for new ones

  • CarstenCumbrowski

    Nice Collection of Tools.. Good Job. I like the features grids 🙂

  • Internet Eyer

    Great List. I’m really looking forward to the next one. 🙂

  • Nick Wilsdon

    Great list Ann (as usual) 🙂

    It was a bit of a hurried launch before my holiday, but we released a new tool to query the new Google Safe Browsing API. It sends you an email or RSS alert if your site(s) are blacklisted.

    Not sure what category that would fall under but maybe useful for future tool posts. It’s a fairly large spanner in the works for any SEO strategy if Google has warned off all the traffic! 🙂

  • SEO/SEM blog

    Great list. What about,, Google suggest or Do you also use them?

  • David Lau

    Great work,thanks 🙂

  • Ann Smarty

    @Nick : sounds great – I’ll check it out!

    @SEO/SEM blog : I’ll add a section for best free traffic tracking tools – thanks tons for the suggestions.

    As for iwebtool, can it do anything more than just showing the number of backlinks?

  • Reilly O’Donnell

    wow ann this is a great list, an instant bookmark

    thnx for the putting all this together for us

  • SEO/SEM blog

    @Ann Smarty It’s all it does:P
    I thought about other tools like, and
    The last one is really good to check how a website looks in text only web browser.

  • Krsna

    Great Collection! Thanx.

  • Ann Smarty – added – added

    as for I will need to look into it.

    Oh! and thank you tons btw

  • andre

    I am an avid user of SEObook’s rank checker. I am not following why you say the product can’t export results… because it can. Also it is a browser plug in. Am i missing something?

  • Ann Smarty

    Andre : did you follow the link? You and I are talking about two different rank checkers by SEObook 🙂

  • andre

    Ahh you are right Ann, I didn’t realize there were two.

  • Halfdeck

    Ann, check out PageRankBot, mentioned @ Its an internal link structure analysis tool.

  • Mercy


    Very good collection!!! I am just amazed by seeing such a good collection. You must have added SEOMOZ recent “Trifecta Tool Set” under Additional Site Diagnostics Tools

  • Ann Smarty

    @Mercy : done! thank you! a great addition!

  • Raghavan

    Thats a good addition Mercy

  • Mercy

    @Ann, @Raghavan – Thank you!

  • ZooCaro

    We have used many of these and find some a waste of time and others very useful – thanks for consolidating into one list

  • Adam Audette

    A most excellent list, nice work Ann. I’d also like to humbly add this free log analysis script into the mix: – probably too techie for most but if you’ve got the Unix skills it can be really powerful.

  • Tom Pick

    Anne – fabulous list! This is why “premalinks” exist.

    One (minor) criticism: your table column on the SEOBook Rank Checker tool appears to be inaccurate. It’s easy to check up to 100 search phrases at a time across G-Y-M and export the results to CSV. It identifies the highest-ranked page for each key term on each engine, and runs as a browser plugin.

    Are we talking about the same tool? This is one of my favorites.

  • Ann Smarty

    @Tom : like I said, SEObook rank checker and SEObook rank checking FireFox plugin are two different things – they exist separately. In this exact post I was reviewing the web-based tool, in the upcoming article on FF plugins I will surely review SEObook plugin (the one that has export feature)…

  • Tom Pick

    Apologies, my error. Again, great work on this – thanks!

  • g1smd

    No. Don’t add a section for PageRank tools. 🙂 It’s long past the time that people stopped obsessing about that little green bar. It does more damage than it is worth.

  • Bob

    Good collection of SEO tools. For other different tools one may check or etc. Khrido Tools also has a great Javascript Extractor tool that can be used to see the embedded Javascript in formatted mode.

  • Dave

    wow, great article, just wat ive been lookin 4 , thanx ;>)

  • winliuxq

    great work on this – thanks!

  • Edward Beckett

    Ann … Another excellent Post!

    The TouchGraph Google Browser is a great tool to gain a visual depiction of the relationship for a search term to sites in Google … It’s online and it’s free, yet it does require Java to run … once you use it … I think you’ll really love it …

    What a great post.


  • Software Testing

    @ g1smd, don’t you feel happy if you get a PR 10 web-page?

    • Andrei Egorov

      It would be great:) But I even does not seen web-page with PR 10((

  • Madhav Tripathi

    Good resource!
    I know many of tools you have included but still I found some new tools here.

  • Ann Smarty

    Re: – out of all their tools, is their any you would specifically recommend? I checked a few and wasn’t impressed so far. Thank you for the contribution!

    @Edward Beckett,
    Re: TouchGraph – did it work for you? It kept killing my FireFox one I pushed “Graph it”.

  • Marion Nesmith

    Thanks for all of your hard work. As a newbee anything that makes my life easy is grate.

  • Alex

    Cool list. I can hardly think of any online service mssing on this list.

  • Edward Beckett


    I haven’t had any problems …

    What version of Java do you have installed?

    TouchGraph requires 1.5 and above …

  • Ryan

    Great collection of free tools. I use many of these and I would recommend them as well.

    For keyword ranking, there is a brand new free one that you don’t have here at that lets you check multiple words at once, and it’s a very nice looking site.

  • Ann Smarty

    @Ryan : added, thank you so much!

  • load balancing

    also add as i use their mass position checker and charting service a lot!

    and seochat has google search which you can order by PR which is nice.

    theres which is a free submission management tool.

  • Ann Smarty

    @load balancing : thank you for your contribution! I’ve added seochat PR search. requires Google API, so I hesitate if I should add it. Webceo is a desktop tool.

  • Software Testing

    @ Ann, Is that Google API you are talking about?

  • Ann Smarty

    @Software Testing : yeah, sorry, I’ve edited the comment 🙂

  • Software Testing

    @ Ann, thanks 🙂

  • Nick Stamoulis

    What an excellent post and collection of SEO tools…thanks very much!

  • load balancing

    @Ann Smarty: the API key is free! also add to create xml sitemaps for google webmaster tools. and there was a webinar a few weeks back where google have a tool that gives you the ability to split test designs for conversion purposes just by adding a bit of google generated javascript on your pages which i intend to use shortly 😉

  • Benj Arriola

    Excellent, I’m surprised that there are a lot I was totally unaware of. Good compilation.

  • Tyrone

    I’m looking forward to the desktop and firefox ext reviews. 🙂

  • vhincent

    Great list of tools, most especially for those who are just starting.


  • Raghavan

    How about Google Adwords Keyword Tool for the Keyword Research and Brainstorming tool section

  • Sudha

    You are great, thanks

  • Jeremy

    Check out too! We just launched bet a few months ago!!!

  • Jeremy

    Whoops “beta”

  • Chuck Reynolds

    Oh you’re so awesome for compiling this list… Thanks 🙂

  • venkat

    It is really good and comprehensive. I understood a lot of the intricacies.

    I basically help small and local business advertisers advertise on Internet using simple blog tools and AdWords accounts and this was really useful.

  • Kalena

    This is an awesome post Ann. My SEO101 students are going to love this!

  • Bart Gibby

    The tool is the cleanest easiest to use SEO Browser I have seen.

    I really enjoy the ease of navigation, but I did not like how it was a web application and not a true internet browser. Some one needs to make a browser from the Firefox source code. Social media has theirs, Flock is a neat browser. Um… maybe someday it wil be worth it for to do that. but not now.

    However, the “Link Stats” tool in this SEO Browser is not what I would call consistent. They give you back links from Live, Google, and Yahoo.

    But the queries they use are not the types. For example on Google they do a search for links but then negate all the internal links. But on Yahoo they do not negate internal links. Which is not a consistent comparison.

    Now on Live, all they search for is a the domain. No special query, at least not one they are showing us. And the numbers are way off.

    Thanks for the post Ann, I loved how organized and deep your research was.

  • http:/// Gregor

    I tend to ue Yahoo Site Explorer for backlink checking but one of the things that bugged me is that it’s difficult to aggregate the results in Excel.

    I found that many sites have most of their links from one or two sources so I wanted to aggregate up to find those sources.

    I wrote a small simple tool to take the .tsv file and aggregate the data based on the domain.

    I hope you find it useful – if you have any comments or feature requests then please let me know.


  • Software Testing

    @ Gregor, I tried your tool and got the following error 🙁

    “Oh dear. Something has gone wrong. Make sure that the file is in the right format. If it is, then I give up!”

  • Gregor

    Send me the file and I’ll take a look at it 🙂

    gspowart @

  • Software Testing

    @ Gregor, I tried after clearing my browser cache and got the output. Sorry to bug you 🙂

    FYI: I tried it for

  • RB!


  • Rich

    Ann, Thanks for the great list of free tools! I have bookmarked it!

  • anil singh

    some of my poorly ranked pages of my site will definitely move up the rankings with correct application of your useful seo tools. Thanks

  • Sly-grrr

    Ann, just wanted to say thanks. You have obviously done your homework on this. Great job.

  • Potions

    I wont says : Thanks for the post Ann, I loved how organized and deep your research was.

  • seo company

    well i never, what a great stumble… thumbs up from me!!

  • Mayor of Kentonville

    Thank you for the post

  • web design

    interesting set of tools. lots of work to do with these handy tools. 🙂

  • Super Foods

    Wow! Impressive analysis of some nice SEO tools. Keep it up.

  • Tom Young

    This is like being a little kid in a candy store. Where to begin – should I try this one, or this one, or this one………..?



  • Mrs Cooperberg

    Great list.
    Check out the following url

    Track your website ranking in google or any other search engine. Perfect tool for tracking websites.

  • Software Testing

    @Mrs Cooperberg, nice tool with few bugs…

  • seotechbranch

    Anny, I noticed you didnt really mention the google analytics.
    I find its a pretty good graphic tool to research were the traffic
    is originating from, ie. direct, email, search engine, ect…
    I also like to use the website for a quick
    density check. Although I think the values on that site are not
    accurate they do give me a good quick look.

  • Alvin

    Here’s my SEO toolkit: toolbar+site
    back link analyzer
    yahoo site explorer
    a little elbow grease and research!

  • raindance

    What a great list of tools, thanks!

    I just developed a free web based domain name generator tool at I invite everyone to please check it out and give me any feedback as to how I could improve it! It’s got tons of word lists to use and with a few clicks you can look up large lists in batches of 300 through Dotster. You can also look up batches of 500 in GoDaddy (which is a little awkward due to GoDaddy’s set up, but I think it’s important to offer a GoDaddy option).

    Also, you can customize the search by adding your own keywords. I hope that it’s truly a useful tool and I will keep improving it.

    Thanks in advance for any feedback!


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  • SuperFlux Leds

    Very helpful information !

    Thank you !

    I would like to know if have a search engine can display result list as per a given keyword but sorted by PR value.

  • Jake

    SuperFlux, just download SEO for Firefox and it can results by PR for you.

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  • Andy Forsberg

    You forgot to mention SpyderMate (

  • Singaporetempjob

    This seems great. thanks so much

  • Software Testing Service

    @Andy Forsberg, the tool works really bad in fetching the broken links!

  • Andy Forsberg

    @Software Testing Service, on which web site are you referring? It has functioned quite well for the sites I have tested.

  • Software Testing Service

    @Andy Forsberg, for all the website which does not have the full URL in the and tags.

    try my website:

  • Andy Forsberg

    I’ll look into it and let you know when it is fixed. Thanks for letting me know!

  • raindance

    I’ve hugely improved so that when you do a domain generation of words, from a few to thousands, it now checks them all on godaddy and actually shows you what is available easily in one screen. Then you can just click the boxes for the ones you want. It’s INFINITELY better than it was when I first posted about it 🙂 Please check it out for domain name generation using hundreds of word lists and the ability to use your own keywords.

  • Jason

    Ann – I really like for building out geo and long tail keywords for PPC. Check it out.

  • Jason

    Ann – I really like for building out geo and long tail keywords for PPC. Check it out.

  • Ann Smarty

    Jason, thank you! I will check it out!

  • Will Reinhardt

    Great list, thank you for compiling it! I also use for tracking my keyword positions in the SERPs.

  • Archna

    Seriously, It’s a great list full of useful tools.

    Thanks everyone for sharing it.

  • edkus

    What a great list of online SEO tools, thanks!. It has helped a lot in supplying me with very important and necessary information.

  • elhoim

    A nice addition for your backlink section:
    they have billions of indexed backlinks….

  • Tom

    Try my new SEO tool WebInfo on

  • xaber

    Great collection of free tools. I use many of these and I would recommend them as well

  • Vishal Nayak

    Thanks Ann for the wonderful list

    Thanks Mercy for the addition, although Trifecta was down when I went to check it out. But I’m impressed with their description so I shall be checking it out soon.

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  • rodolfo

    excelent content!

  • maderas

    Great info! Thanks 😉

  • Jhangora

    Thanx a tonne 🙂

  • mayur

    your page is so long so it is hard to read at constant link

  • Freelance

    great list, bookmarket ! thank you

  • Linda

    You should also try the free seo analysis sessions that some of the SEO services consulting firms give out from time-to-time. I find software is helpful if you already know the SEO basics. But for others, they really need someone to explain it to them. It’s like the difference between taking a class online vs from a real professor. More interactive and human is always better. Plus, you can’t ask software questions….

  • website seo

    Thanks Ann. Very useful information.

  • brytni

    Thanks you really perfect one writing.I m always follow you.

  • Mario

    Good collection of SEO tools. Greets

  • Search24online Cheap Affordable SEO

    Website Grader ( is a good SEO tool… can get a SEO report in excel file.

  • Boloo

    I like Websitegrader too. I think it s the best app for begginers

  • Free All in One Search Engine Tools

    i found the tools on trackbacklink help me alot with seo jobs

  • Hediye

    Cool stuff, thanks!

  • Yellow SEO

    Thanks Ann, This is a excellent and well rounded collection of SEO tools you have put together.

  • Mark Joseph

    Ann, I found the best use out of the Websitegrader, I think even the most seasoned pro or first timer would find it useful. Thanks!

  • Blog Shot

    There’s a nice backlink analysis tool available at:

    It gives url, PR and anchor text as well as some other data.

  • Carsten Cumbrowski

    Btw. Ann, feel free to “peek” at my collections of tools at my site at … I will “peek” at your post in return once in a while (e.g. now) hehe.

  • John S. Britsios (aka Webnauts)

    If you tried and liked the SEO Workers Analysis Tool, we have just published a nice Firefox Extension which you can analyze a web page with just single click

  • creative web design sydney

    hi Ann, great post, i’ll be posting a link from my web design and marketing blog

  • Aaqib

    Thanks alot

  • Dkhk

    Great list Ann! Thanks for taking time to review these programs. Great help for us all!

  • Steve Constable

    I work with SEO Elite to find backlinks. It works OK and once you buy it – it is yours. They do updates too no charge. Monthly service fees on backlink search sites gets expensive – like cable rental.

  • Web Design

    Great set of tools for Web Design and SEO. A very well thought out blog.

  • RKA

    hi Ann,

    A little late in the party here, and certainly am not in for link spamming either. My question is genuine: I am wondering if you know of any tool that can help extract title, meta keywords, and meta description into excel. Thank you in advance!

  • Ann Smarty

    Ho RKA, I need some clarification: do you mean extracting meta-data from one page or from whole site? Your site or the one that doesn’t belong to you?

  • RPG Wallpapers

    Good post and thanks for the tools 😀

  • Gorzanka

    Thanks a lot mate !

  • fujiyama

    I recommend this backlink checker. You can check backlinks and their popularity at ease.
    Please try it.

  • Robin Dale

    I would like to suggest the Google backlink checker that checks the backlinks on all Google Data Centers.

  • Mike

    Also do not forget this service its very simple, but free 😉 for selection keywords and as similar and synonym keywords

  • Jeremy

    Add this on to your list:
    Free and very powerful SEO service
    Top keywords, datacenter search, SEO analysis, many more

  • antibody

    Great analysis, very useful~ I know better about SEO, Thanks.

  • steve

    Here is some more collection of SEO Tools ..

  • Alex Wrobel

    Great list of tools. Best part about it is that these are all online tools. No need to have to download stuff, as I am on a mac. lol

  • Schuessler

    I searched pretty long for that tool nr3. – thanx

  • Forza Mia

    Thanks, Ann! I’ve updated the Index accordingly. My apologies to Mr. Godin as well.

  • Marker

    Thank you very much Ann.
    We have a lot to do……..
    If you have any tips about our site, were open for it….

  • Backlinks Tips

    What an awesome resource. Thanks. I also found some great free seo tools videos on Youtube.

  • manjari srivastava

    it is really good

  • computerspiele

    Very nice list! Awesome.

  • georgehassan

    Awesome info, i will be checking out some of these tools tonight!

  • Astronomer IYA

    I think this is a great way to improve!

  • Anandian Astro Association

    I love your content, it’s well organized.. and wish I had the same skill!

  • Max Smith

    Google and other search engines put a lot of importance on online media reports. If a website was featured in, or other major online publications, it will rank much higher than the sites which have hundreds of link-farm-generated links. Does anybody know of a good list of PR firms specializing in online publicity? Publicity Guaranteed ( looks like an attractive option, as they only charge for the results, without any retainers or hourly rates; however they don’t do online-only publicity. seems to be the most comprehensive database of publicists and I posted there my RFP for publicists to bid on, but all resulting bids included traditional media. If I had a larger budget, I wouldn’t mind good coverage in traditional media, but I only seek publicity for my SEO campaign, so I need online publicity only

  • Kaloyan

    Thank you!

  • Tikku

    Thanks for the post.

    Greatly helpful in SEO. U R really a pro…

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  • Jack

    thank you thank you
    I love you

  • Jerry Okorie

    No. Don’t add a section for PageRank tools. 🙂 It’s long past the time that people stopped obsessing about that little green bar. It does more damage than it is worth.

  • Bible Verse Finder

    Great list, well researched. Definitely a bookmark. I’m using these tools right now.

  • Click Routes

    great stumble thanks for the info

  • Sell my car

    Thanks Ann,
    I was not aware of the last tool.Can you add something which shows LPC of the site.

  • Taavi

    Hey! Great collection, thanks!!

    We also use for traffic estimation. Great for projects and just for fun!

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    Great place to leave a link, and thanks for all the great info

  • all about loan

    thanks for your information, it’s great info

  • Optimizasyon

    Great list,I will use these search engine tools also.Thanks for adding.

  • Hans

    Great collection SEO tools.
    Very useful
    Thanks a lot

  • Kadın Diyet Zayıflama ve Oto Kiralama R10Seoogle

    Thanks Ann. Very useful information.

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    Great set of tools. Thank you!

  • tens unit

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  • V.C

    Amazing !
    Good list ! I’ve been wondering about this topic,so thanks for writing. I’ll certainly be subscribing to your posts.

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    Love the realization of your service, and will be continued? and upgrading?

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  • Parvesh

    hell loads of software that can really lighten the burden of SEO guys.. Thumbs Up ..Cheers

  • ishwar

    Thanks for your help

  • navneet

    your table column on the SEOBook Rank Checker tool appears to be inaccurate.

  • Alex

    thank you for such helpful information.

  • AlexRAC

    I would like to have your backlinks on my website.

  • Richard Vanderhurst

    Big thanks to you Ann! your post is awesome! I will bookmark this page. Thanks!

  • Vikont

    Great list,I will use these search engine tools also.Thanks for adding.

  • LedsLive

    Nice LED Portal.

  • burak

    thanks for post…

    here is one more for checking google position online

    google position tool

  • FreewareMatter

    This collection is so useful. Thank you very much.

  • Amit

    Coool site and tips

  • Book Accommodation in New Zealand

    great tips

  • Victor

    Great list,I will use these search engine tools also.Thanks for adding.

  • Dinh

    I would like to have your backlinks on my website.

  • Jordi

    Still got some work to do……


  • Gerard

    How important is the pagerank these days ?

    Great tips anyway.

  • komputer murah

    thanks for post…

    here is one more for checking google position online

  • seotools

    This is a great list of SEO tools. We have a great list on our site as well. ………..

    Do check us out for your site’s analysis. You can see what is needed for getting targetted traffic to your site and rank higher in search engines for your keywords.

  • Self Expert

    This post will help me a lot to get my new self help WordPress blog to start ranking higher in the search engines. I am applying one of your techniques right now as I leave a comment, so others can see that this works. All that is needed is being willing to help yourself to become a self-taught expert in anything, including SEO.
    Thanks a lot

  • Bjorn Enki

    I recently finished a tool that I thought might be a great addition to this page.

    The tool lets you see what a web page might look like in searches based on the page meta-title, meta-description, URI, bold search phrases, line wrapping, and more. I’ve never seen such a tool, but have often wanted one, and think it might be a great resource for web developers as long as they can find out about it!

    It’s located at:

  • Chris

    I am looking for a website analyzer tool that is online and will output a simple one page health check if you will giving me a score based on its findings

    any thoughts?
    pls email me

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  • Webdesign

    Great! Cool site.

  • Sam

    Sweet set of tools, thanks for sharing 🙂

  • san

    Good Article. Help me a lot. Thanks

  • john

    Excellant tools have already put them to some good use

  • Webbedmarketing

    Thanks for this wonderful post. I was looking for this information but couldn’t get it. No way now its all because of you that I got it. I hope people will gain a lot from this post.

  • HGardner

    Thanks for the information and tools.


  • Synonym dictionary

    I use the following service to grab some extra domain names and relevant keywords to use on my page.

    Its good to use a lot of synonyms because the engines understand them and they provide a more interesting reading experience.

  • Ola Ayeni

    This is helpful. However one still needs to work this out based on your companies seo strategy.


  • Gagan

    very useful information

  • rahul

    Very useful information
    which was i found

  • Vidya

    This is a fantastic and exhaustive list. Great list of resources. Thanks!

  • Richard Cummings

    A Dream List. Thank you. Not only the list actually, but your detailed explanation of some of the categories. Thanks Ann!

  • Akash

    I liked the list of back link analysing tools. Immensely useful for the beginners like me. Thanks a lot!

  • Akash

    I liked the list of back link analysing tools. Immensely useful for the beginners like me. Thanks a lot!

    Please delete the previous comment. I have misspelled my website name.

  • visiblenet

    Loved the list and writeup Ann! I can see you’ve done your research as usual, keep it up.

    May I suggest some of the tools we’ve developed?

  • Tom Chuong

    Wow! This is best list of SEO tools that I’ve seen. Now I know what I’m going to do this weekend. LOL. Thanks Ann!

  • micro komputer

    I liked the list of back link analysing tools. Immensely useful for the beginners like me. Thanks a lot!

    Please delete the previous comment. I have misspelled my website name.

  • Annie Frances

    Thanks for suggesion, really your site is very interesting

  • Bookkeeper in Guildford

    Wow, some really useful tools here. I am always looking for decent seo tools and it is not easy to find them all in the same place.

    Thanks for the list.

  • isubmitlinks

    it’s really good collection of tool. Thanks for info.

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  • nike dunk

    nice posts. thanks a bunch

  • Billardtisch

    Very nice site.

  • Lida

    Good on your

  • Data Entry Services

    Thanks Ann – good review and collection of some very useful tools! I always find you informative.

  • Dr Claude | Unconditional Freedom Process

    Thanks. This blog will be very helpful in getting bettter ranking for my new website and blog

  • arama motoru optimizasyonu

    i ma really glad to to find these resources. Thanks for your efforts.

  • proweb

    thanks for these useful resources

  • kuld33p

    Thank you for the list.. it will really be helpful.. I will have to spend a lot of time to check all links.. thanks a lot anyways.
    .-= kuld33p´s last blog ..Mission – 1 Million Digg Post =-.

  • Jos

    Very good tips.
    Let’s get busy!!!!


  • Leo

    Thank you for useful information! It would be better to create online tool or post here link to it.


    Thanks for nice tool

  • Paulo

    Thank you Ann, you’re the great!

  • Jos

    Do you know when the pagerank updates are there again?

  • SPMike

    Don’t forget SpiderLoop automate this whole process.

  • sgdnetworks


    Thanks Ann it is really good information. and it is more useful to me.

  • Bennie Stark

    Really an Ultimate Collection.

    It’s very nice and kind of you to share it with all of us.

    This is a good tools to use.

    Thanks for this post!

  • Logistics Madrid

    Thanks for this wonderful list of essential SEO tools. Will be quite handy for all webmasters and SEO companies.

  • Shopping

    Great list tools really useful
    Thanks for share

  • Ahmet

    Thanks for this great collection set. I like the SEO ranking checker tools.

  • Al Harlow

    At iNamics, one of the biggest challenges we face constantly is educating our clients. When it comes to SEO, they question the degree and type of work we must do in order to optimize their web pages. Also, a lot of the time, we encourage clients to help, to save them money, such as writing their own copy and registering their site at directories while sitting in front of their TV at night. Your list of tools is a great help in this effort, and we will direct them to your page to help them and us on all these fronts. Thanks Ann.

  • Al Harlow

    Ann, one set of tools I don’t see is word frequency counters. For instance,, which covers the basics or But what I think you’re also really missing is a list of “Keyword Frequency Analyzers” such as, which is pretty cool.
    Thanks again.

  • Olex

    thanks for the information! Really useful for domaining.

  • Jon

    Wow, the list is almost exhaustive. You did a great job, Ann. Thanks for sharing these valuable resources. And I’d like to share the SEO tools that I use daily hope you’ll find them useful too.


  • Anand Saini

    20 Free Page Analysis Tools

    By Anand Saini

    When developing and maintaining websites, analysis plays a significant

    role in maximizing the effectiveness of the site. There are a number

    of resources and tools for analyzing web pages, and this post looks at

    20 of the best free tools for this purpose. Almost all of them require

    no account or download to be used.

    There are a variety of different tools represented here. Some will

    analyze one specific aspect of a page and others will give an overall

    grade to the page as a whole. Most of them will help you with your SEO

    efforts. Try a few of them that looking interesting and helpful.
    Website Grader from HubSpot and

    1.Website Grader is one of my favorite tools on the list because of

    how helpful and usable it is. You’ll get a lengthy report broken into

    various sections with an evaluation of the page and recommended

    changes. While the grade is helpful to know where you stand, the

    suggestions are more valuable because they help you to identify areas

    for improvement, and many of them can be pretty simple.

    2.Trifecta from SEOmoz

    One of the more unique tools in this list, Trifecta will analyze a

    page, a blog, or an entire domain based on slightly different

    criteria. Trifecta will produce numbers based on a variety of factors

    and it will give you an overall score. Without a pro membership you’re

    limited to one report per day.

    3.Spider Simulator from Summit Media

    This tool will give you a good idea of how search friendly you site

    is, and it will also give you a percentage rating. It bases the rating

    on factors like meta tags, use of headers, images and alt tags, load

    time, and links.

    4.Web Page Analyzer from

    This free tool will give you plenty of information to work with. It

    will test how long the page takes to load, how many objects are on the

    page, the size of the objects and more. The most helpful part of the

    report that is produced is the “Analysis and Recommendations” section

    where it will list 11 aspects of the page and give you a rating. Red

    items are warnings, yellow items are cautions, and green items are


    5.SEO Analysis Tool

    Get a lengthy and detailed report from this tool. It will analyze

    things like your meta tags, keywords, and anchor text on the page.

    It’s a good resource for getting a nice overall look at the SEO of

    your page.

    6.The Escape’s Web Page Analyzer

    This tool will help you to identify problems with heading structure,

    links, use of keywords and content. It’s not as detailed of a report

    as some of the others, but the information that’s provided is helpful

    and it features a better presentation than most other tools.

    7.Seed Keywords

    Seed keywords offers a “plain English SEO review” that analyzes

    certain aspects of a page and makes recommendations. It provides a

    basic explanation of why elements that are analyzed will impact the

    SEO of the page.

    8.Web Page Analyzer from

    This tool gives you a general overview of the page and a number of

    specifics that have been analyzed. Like many of the other tools, it

    will analyze your meta tags and make suggestions if it finds that any

    improvements are needed. It also looks at the size of the page and the

    load time, keywords in the anchor text of the page, keywords in alt

    tags, and the keyword density.

    9.Spider Test from We Build Pages

    The Spider Test tool will give you a quick, simple look at how your

    page appears to search engines. It will show the page title,

    description, keywords, size of the page, the text of the page, and


    10.Web Page Analyzer from Webmaster Toolkit

    This Web Page Analyzer will allow you to specify a URL and a targeted

    phrase for search engines, and it will give you some feedback on how

    well the page is optimized for this phrase.

    12.Link Appeal from Webmaster Toolkit

    Do you want to see if a certain page (on your site or on someone

    else’s) is valuable place from which to get a link? Enter the URL and

    it will give a score based on a few factors like PageRank and number

    of outbound links.

    13.Full Page Test from Pingdom Tools

    This tool from Pingdom will analyze a number of aspects of the page,

    including load time, objects, CSS, RSS, redirects and more.

    Enter a URL and a targeted keyword or search phrase and you’ll get a

    basic report that will give you an indication of how well you are

    doing in competing for that phrase.

    15.Web Page Speed Test from Self SEO

    This is a simple way to see how your pages compare to those of other

    sites. You can enter up to ten URLs to test at one time, which makes

    it easy to see how your pages stack up.

    16.Similar Page Checker

    Help to detect and avoid duplicate content penalties from search

    engines by comparing two pages to see how similar they are, from the

    perspective of a search engine. If they’re too similar you can make

    modifications to distinguish them and avoid having them seen as


    Dead links can be extremely frustrating for visitors, but checking for

    dead links can be a time-consuming task. Fortunately, this tool will

    allow you to enter a URL and it will crawl through the site and look

    for links that return 404 pages.


    The Firebug add-on for Firefox provides a number of development tools.

    For the purposes of analysis, Firebug will allow you to monitor and

    debug HTML, CSS, and JavaScript from within your browser.

    19.YSlow for Firebug

    Another Firefox add-on, YSlow will analyze your page to make

    suggestions for how you can speed up the page. YSlow is integrated

    with Firebug.

    20.Google Webmaster Tools

    Google provides a number of helpful analytical reports within

    Webmaster Tools. You can see which phrases your ranking well for, what

    pages are causing problems for Google when crawling your site, which

    pages are getting the most links, and much more.

    21.Web CEO

    Web CEO is a full suite of premium tools for optimization and

    analysis; however, there is also a free version available for

    download. The free tools will help you to get started with optimizing

    your site according to its recommendations. With the free version you

    can get keyword suggestions for your site, optimize your pages, check

    your rankings, and more.

    • Billie Ginther

      Our team enjoys your articles and this one is a goldmine. Thanks for a great reference article.

    • Bogdan

      First of all, thank you Ann for the great list and the effort. Some of the services are out of reach nowadays, but I noticed the article is from 2008. Nonetheless there are still some extremely useful ones still available, that I didn’t know about.
      Also, thank you Anand. I found few services in your list that I’m really interested in,

  • He – Imcouple

    Wow ! This is a great collection, some of them are even new for me.

  • download hollywood movies

    nice list of tools, some of them i have already used , though some are new and nice for me to workwith.

  • Fahad

    Great tools i have used some of them but did’nt use the others so thanks alot for sharing

  • msn

    Thanks for nice tool.

  • Mike Hongor

    Great tools i have used some of them but did’nt use the others so thanks alot for sharing!!!

  • apartments wroclaw

    woow, great tools. what a shame that I have not enough time to see all of these.

  • gandhi

    hmm, really i dont know what is your blog tells and describe about, i just nubie blogger that have big dreams to make a famou and potential blog, i wish you support me,

  • Robert

    Thought your readers might be interested in a new domain names search tool available at The tool shows domain names available for the most popular searched Google queries. There is also a widget available at

    Here are some comments about the tool…
    1. Awesome tool that I’d never heard of before this
    2. Seems better than using Nameboy which has been around for quite a few years.
    3. Very interesting tool indeed! And could be very helpful. For those who look for free domain names there are many applications that can help but this search engine is something new for me – I have not seen one yet. I must congratulate the idea, seems to be fine piece of mind-work that gave outstanding results. Now when this tool is available many will benefit from its existence
    4. This is indeed a very nice tool to check for a perfect domain name, something I’ve never heard before

  • pozycjonowanie

    Which of backlink checkers, have possible check more then 1000 results?

  • Rohit

    great list of SEO tools..

  • smart baby secret

    Wow….it is a very complete information. It is useful post.Thanks a lot

  • Freizeithosen

    Fine SEO tool. Great.

  • Boris

    Good Work! Thanks a lot for this great Collection…

  • Chaz

    You missed SpyderMate! It would fit in wonderfully on this list.

  • Mikes

    great article i enjoyed what you had to say

  • Besart

    Great post. These are definitely the best free seo tools on the net.
    Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Sibo

    Thanks for the post, it’s very useful.

  • Phil Dunseath

    Great list and reference resource. Thanks. I’m sure I will be diving back here for more tips and info.

  • art jewelry

    Any thoughts on the the page rank tool called PaRaMeter from CleverStat?

  • Besart

    The site AnalyzeBackLinks is not working. Please check it or remove it from the list?!

    • Ann Smarty

      Thanks, I’ve edited the post. If the tool is back, please comment here 🙂

  • Dragons Design

    Thanks for the post, i had a few mixed results from the list of backlink checker tools though, there is a great little tool somewhere on the web which tells you which links are counting in which search engine and what the pr of the page is, but i can’t seem to find it anywhere anymore

  • Moni

    These is really an ultimate collection of SEO TOOLS. Thanks Ann, for sharing this post.

  • sergio

    Thanks for the post, very good… In my work we have to a SEO department, it’s very import.

  • Billardtisch

    Second time on this site and still very usefull tools. thanks alot!

  • tatil

    thank you very good

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  • Mezanul

    Thanks for this comprehensive list. Very useful. 🙂

  • Polizei Einstellungstest

    Great tools.

  • Kim

    Thanks for the collection of SEO tools.
    The feature comparison lists are really helpful.
    Bookmarked for repeat use. 🙂

  • Boston SEO

    Great list of tools. All equally helpful and useful. You have definitely done your SEO homework. Thanks for sharing.

  • Ineta

    Thanks for your efforts, very useful collection.

  • Ryane

    thank you so much for this list! bookmarked!

  • ravi

    Thanks for the collection of SEO tools.
    The feature comparison lists are really helpful

  • AtlantaRealEstate

    What a cool list!

    Can’t believe this was written 7/08 and I jsut found it. The web is too big.

    Thanks again,


  • Bart

    wow, this is just great, i think there’s no need for me to add SEO tool coz it seems you have evreything written here, and your site is a great help for me, thanks for the tips and info..

  • Alyssa Myers

    What a comprehensive post! This one goes into the bookmarked list.

  • akuchey

    look like very complicated.But it great.Now i know a lot of it.

  • ziv

    This comment is my idea, hope I don’t mess the party:

    1. Keyword Brainstorming Tools are interesting tools for key phrases research.

    2. All the other tools are good to have – it is more for curiosity than anything else. .

    The best tools for searching titles for articles are –
    1. Your Brain (of course)
    2. Google external tool
    3. inanchor/intitle(for competition)
    4. Taking ideas from other websites
    5. Google insight + Google trends.

    Suggest to leave page rank and other tricks for others. You get the PR anyway if you’d do a good job.

    Of course the structure of the site is important too. agin sorry that I interrupt the serious of “great post” remarks.

    p.s. key-phrases-variations is one of the best tools. (hey, it is not a site.. it is an SEO trick).

  • Davos

    Will check out the tools, recently found a really cool ppcspy tool as an ad on for firefox

  • Steve Juth

    I recommend looking at – it contains over 70 of the most useful free keyword research tools in one place. And it provides a convenient way to access multiple tools at once.

  • Innerclick

    Know that is a list of tools. Here is one to think about how come there is no one company that can package just the simple tools needed to help with you website .

  • Larry Kim

    Hi Ann, under “Keyword Brainstorming Tools” consider adding the Free Keyword Tool from WordStream – it’s Free, computes related terms, etc:

  • Kris James

    What a great post to bookmark, thank you!

    Larry, I came across wordstream the other day too and have had a play, seems like a great tool.

  • Sandra Sands

    I know I’m a bit dizzy when it comes to building websites, but you’d think there would be more out there for learners or newbies, I think the term is.

    Sandra x

  • Shawn Hill

    Hi Ann, it’s Shawn Hill from Longview, Texas. Exellent post! Very resourceful no doubt! Keep up the great work in the SEM/SEO spaces.

  • John W. Stoecker, Ph.D

    HI. I don’t know if I at the right place to ask this question.

    I am rather new at being on the internet with my business. Starting slowly with a very smiple website, that I refer people to by doing a mail piece.

    Several weeks ago, in passing, a friend said that there was a way of finding out who many searches for a given category com in to a defind area. As an example: How many visitors to the web are looking for a steak house in Salem, Oregon. Or, how many people are looking for – dental, dentists – in
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    John stoecker —-

  • SEO Ireland

    Fantastic List of tools. Im bookmarking this page and saving it to my favourites.

  • Tobias Fox

    Absolutely awsome post! Thanks for all the tools, links and tipps! Like always – you did a great job Ann!

  • Kelly

    Ann, another excellent post. Great resource. Thanks for this research and comprehensive list of SEO tools, tips and info…

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    Great list of tools. Thanks. Most of these are helpful, but really insufficient for developing a really good SEO link structure. For anyone interested in learning more about cutting edge SEO strategy, check out this site:

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  • Andy

    I’m always looking at ways to improve the pages of my sites and their SEO site structure in general. In the past I have paid for some tools and used other free options. To be honest, a lot of what’s offered can just add to the overwhelming experience of SEO, and many tools have bells and whistles that are totally unnecessary.

    The ‘Ultimate Collection’ above however, seems to be carefully selected and I look forward to going through them all over the coming days. Thanks for posting them Ann.

    Andy (Thailand)

  • Giovanni

    Hello Ann,
    why don’t you add it is a free tool for webmasters that controls your backlinks. It is very useful. I am a frelic addicted because every now and then it founds some webmaster that removes my backlink or inform me about some website that has gone. It is completely free.

  • jlawac

    This article is seriously incredible, thankyou a heap for the tools.

  • Matt Maiden

    Wow, I’m going to Tweet this to all of my followers. This is some of the best SEO resources I have found in a long time.

    Thank you

  • Sudhir

    Great list of tools. Thanks. Most of these are helpful.

  • Chotrul SEO and Web Design

    Another big thanks to add to the list of comments above … a great collection of SEO tools. The spam detection tool was a new one to me, as were the social media keyword analysers ….

  • Martin

    Excellent tools. They are free too:) Appreciate for your work.

  • james hunt

    I wondered if anyone might be able to help…

    I am looking for a tool that I can enter, say, 100 domains, and the tool will fetch how many backlinks each of those domains has…

    I dont need the locations of the links, just the quantity…

    Anyone have any ideas?

  • Jason Lavengood

    Thanks for the list of tools. My favorite was the search engine spam detector. This is one I haven’t seen before.

  • Dmitry

    Great post and great tools!

    For some reason I could not find SERP Checker of Easy SEO Tracking.

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  • KadinveHayat

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  • Elijah

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  • Arrow SEO

    What a huge list! So many great tools. Thanks!

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  • Xstroy

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  • Mc

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  • Donna

    I’d like to add a few to the list: – great tool for determining how clean your page is from a programming standards perspective

    – google analytics – a must have in terms of understanding traffic to your website a good way to understand how “readable” your content is. – how many pages have each of the major search engines indexed? – is your page mobile phone ready?

  • Chem Dry Toronto

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  • David Howlett

    Great list of tools. Found the social media one very useful.

  • SysComm

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  • shoaib hussain

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  • Warner Carter

    that is so much information I may need to go take a nap now

  • ravi

    Great list for SEO guys, thanks for sharing

  • Dave

    I'd love to really see a similar list for payware tools as well…it seems so difficult finding widespread opinions or ratings for them and I'm wondering if there are any that are truly worth their cost. If anyone has tried either Market Samurai or Advanced Web Ranking I'd be very eager to know how you feel about their usefulness and value and also which you think is better.

  • dallasseo

    What a great list of SEO tools. I have been looking for a full list like this.

  • Tiprox

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    it's in my favs now.

  • Tiprox

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  • propertybol

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  • kalvin

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  • Kris James

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    I want to express my admiration of your writing skill and ability to make
    reader to read the while thing to the end. I would like to read more of
    your blogs and to share my thoughts with you. I will be your frequent visitor, that’s for sure.

  • Типография

    Thanks for all of your hard work. As a newbee anything that makes my life easy is grate.

  • Sjaak Schilder

    Many Thanks Ann!

    Great to use this page as an leading tool.

  • webdesignandonlinemarketing

    This is a great collection – I wish I'd seen it before I put my list together!! I'll be back here for sure!

  • martina

    I´m working with and think you should take it into this list. Check it out

  • SEOClock

    Nice work, a little confusing at first but makes sense!

  • nightlifeblues123

    I am very new to your world of linkage and blogging and appreciate this compilation of terms and explanations.
    the topic is quite comprehensive and all listed aspects are – or can be – indeed useful. You don’t have to read the article completely,

  • Mareen

    This begs the question: What info should your website contain that will
    bring people back frequently and regularly to your site?
    For a sports site, it used to be things like realtime scores.
    Now that you can get that info without clicking away from google, it bears some reconsideration

  • Codes

    Fantastic list of tools, if you would like to add some more check out our tools.

  • Marieke de Boer

    Hi Ann,

    Thanks for the great list! Very usefull.

  • Executive suites

    cool collection man ,thanx a lot

  • m65

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  • Apartments in Costa Del Sol

    this is one of the best collections I came across in the net.thanx.

  • Berry Groot

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us. Very handy tools, many of them are new to me. Will try them out.

  • relationshipsellingbuffs

    This is an amazing list. One of the most comprehensive resources I've seen around. Thanks

  • Healthy Drugs

    Almost complete list and most useful tools too… Thanks Ann for spend your time to write the list..

  • Healthy Drugs

    Great List

  • Logo design

    Really, Worth sharing this information. Good Work

  • jiwan

    Not sure why FireFox extensions are not included here, but I just installed SEOQuake to FF and it seems like a useful tool.

  • Web Development Proposal

    Thanks for the TweetVolume and Facebook Lexicon sites. These are going to be very useful.

  • Necko Host

    I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well. In fact your creative writing abilities has inspired me to start my own BlogEngine blog now. Really the blogging is spreading its wings rapidly. Your write up is a fine example of it.

  • San Antonio Designs

    Thanks for the link, these tools are very helpful.

  • Jason @GameGlide

    I really want to thank you for writing this blog. And more importantly, I want to thank you for managing it after you first published it. Changing the blog information as the actual sites change is critical.

  • Cursos Intensivos Ingles

    I'm going to use some of these tools, thanks!

  • Full Circle SEO Consulting

    Great comprehensive list. Was wondering if anyone has reviewed Market Samurai. I use this for several client accounts and find their tools very useful. They do not have a KEI factor in their keyword research, however, they do have title competition and can be focused in on in your project country.

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    Thank you.
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  • jersey

    Very useful tools.

  • Website Design Sydney

    Thanks for sharing a good collection SEO tools. I'll used tools sure.

  • Website Design Sydney

    Thanks for sharing a good collection SEO tools. I'll used tools sure.

  • James

    Many unknown tools for me here. Appreciate the time invested to give us this awesome info. Just wonder why I am using other “commercial” seo tools, like market samurai, and other popular ones….are the owners of these using them?


  • Mark Biplob

    Wooooow Great list Collection Seo Tool. thanks for Sharing

  • Tonychen

    They do not have a KEI factor in their keyword research, however, they do have title competition and can be focused in on in your project country. In fact your creative writing abilities has inspired me to start my own BlogEngine blog now. Really the blogging is spreading its wings rapidly. Your write up is a fine example of it.

  • jermey Knight

    Thanks for providing table of index with the technical details to .SEO tools are really proven when it comes to a part of implementation..After google panda and penguin all the updates related to tools are must….Good job

  • Roger twose

    For successful offsite seo methodology to be implement tools are a must ..whole results offsite seo can be tracked down with the help of this tools good job mate

  • stephaine noiessete

    Minimum sites are getting effected by google panda and penguin updates if the white hat offsite seo methodology is followed .white hat is a time taking process but the results are sured in it .Thanks for a worthy share mate…

  • Manuel

    Very useful tools

  • Gary

    Great concise information. I like it. Especially the tip of the week and Ask the Pro

  • Ivan

    Hi Ann. This is a very useful list. I had no idea about the existence of backlinkwatch site which is very useful to me.
    Thanks for that. I would like to add few tools that I use as ad-dons to my browser. The action is taken place online so I guess they can be listed here as well. This is up to you.
    1. opensiteexplorer. org is allowing you only 3 searches per day, unless you get Pro, but these 3 searches are very valuable as they show you the domain metrics and page metrics as follows :
    domain authority, page authority, linking root domains and total links. These metrics are from Seomoz a very trusted service. Also a toolbar (mozbar) can be installed which shows all metrics for a domain name when searching for a term on Google.
    2. seoquake. com it shows Google PR, Semrush links, Semrush link domain, Bing index, Alexa rank, domain age according to archive. org, Delicious, FB and Twitter number of boogmarkings, whois, keyword density !!, and more.
    These 2 tools combined are very powerful in analyzing your own domain or competition’s.
    I hope this helps.

  • Leona

    Wow! That’s a great list, and I managed to collect some other tools from the comments.
    Thanks all for sharing. We really need some SEO with all these Google updates.

  • antibody

    Very useful information!!

  • Huren

    This is great to see what tools are available