Best SEO tools [Updated]

Best SEO tools

Internet Search Engine Optimization is a combination of processes adopted to emphasize an internet site to primary search engines, to have the ability to attract maximum traffic.
Marketers need to have in-depth knowledge about the traits and tastes of their Audience. Without knowing their customer’s preferences, they cannot simply launch a product or service. For that purpose, understanding SEO and using SEO tools is important.
Content advertising is the most undisputed strategy this year as well. How much do you spend on advertising your content online? How do you do it? Whom do you seek for advertisements? Has it really worked? Comment below. Well, it might have worked for you and a lot of others out there. 
I would like to tell you one thing. “Blogs give websites 90+ % more indexes.” That means, the more you write about your product and services, the more are the chances that you will earn customers, real, loyal, recurring customers. 
But, how do you rank your blogs? One option is hiring SEO professionals. Search engine optimization professionals endeavor to analyze your web site and incorporate various off the page and on-page marketing factors to make your blogs search-friendly. What if you cannot afford to hire them? So, do your SEO on your own. 
If you truly want to add value to your web site, these are some indispensable SEO tools that are commonly used worldwide by professional marketers, bloggers, content creators and websites. Nevertheless, it might be kept in mind that there’s no magical way of creating the best site out of thin air, without consistent efforts and without patience.
Here in this article, I am going to talk about some more SEO tools that you must consider in order to rank your website/ blog. This list contains information regarding paid SEO tools as well as free SEO tools. Use them as per your needs. 
Another thing that you might need to know is that I have created a series of blog posts regarding SEO Tools. That is because of ranking factors and technical issues. Here are the links to follow the series of all SEO tools:
Best SEO tools – Part 1 (You are here)
Let us look closely at the list of best SEO tools that we are going to discuss here.
  1. UberSuggest
  2. Keywords Everywhere
  3. XML sitemaps
  4. Find Broken Links
  5. Majestic
  6. MOZ
  7. SEOptimizer
  8. Small SEO tools
  9. Soolve
  10. SERProbot
  11. Responsive Design Checker
My recommended tool is SEMrush. I have discussed this SEO tool here. Please go through it once.
Let’s go ahead with our list:

1. UberSuggest:

This is a must-use SEO tool by every bloggers and content creators. I think, no other free SEO tool can beat UberSuggest in terms of its features. You just need to go to UberSuggest and hit your targetted keyword for research to get the metrics.
Another thing you can do using this tool is domain overview. You can try your competitor’s domain for analysis and get all his internal strategies related to the content.
It also shows you the SERP results. That means you can easily know at which position your particular post or URL is on. That way, you can change strategies to bring it to a higher rank.




2. Keywords Everywhere:

This is another free masterpiece for keyword research and page analysis for SEO. You can call this tool as an alternative to the Keywords Planner.
This is an extension you can use on Chrome and Firefox internet browser and get the metrics directly into your search page. It supports results in multiple platforms like Google, Bing, Youtube, Amazon and many others.
You can download this extension for Chrome here and Add on for Firefox here.

3. XML Sitemaps :

Sitemaps are the lists of contents of a URL. You might have a lot of texts, images, videos inside a page and a number of pages on your website. A sitemap is a file, that contains all those contents of a website.
You cannot submit links individually to search engines for crawling because it takes a lot of time and effort. So, a sitemap is made and submitted to the webmaster so that search engines like Google and Bing can easily crawl into your site’s pages and index them.
Therefore, it is necessary to have a sitemap generated whenever you start a blog or a website. How do you generate a sitemap? Sitemaps are generated automatically on some platforms. If you have a WordPress website, then Yoast SEO plugin, XML sitemap generator plugins can be used as they automatically generate sitemaps and submit it to search engines.
In case you are feeling difficulty in creating sitemaps, then this website is helpful as it creates a sitemap for free for your website. Just go to XML-sitemaps and enter your site address to generate one for you. It will take some time to crawl your website and when it finishes, download it and submit it to Webmaster.

4. Broken Link Check 

This website helps you to find your broken links. Go to and enter your site address and captcha code and hit search.
Then you will be prompted to select options regarding what kind of broken links to check. Select, ‘find broken links only’ option. It will take some time to crawl all the links in your site. The reports of all the broken links along with the cause and broken link page source are shown on the screen.
When the inspection is completed, you can fix all the broken links one by one.
If you are using WordPress, then there is a tool called “Broken links Checker” on the plugins section. With that tool, it is easy to know and fix all those broken links.
It is necessary to fix broken links for SEO because too much of irresponsive links on your site affect your site’s ranking.
What tool did you use to check your broken links? Reply through comments.
There are similar other websites/ tools to find broken links:

5. Majestic:

This is another great SEO tool for SEO professionals, entrepreneurs, media analysts, and developers. This SEO tool helps you to find potential clients, compile pitches, manage your portfolio, audit websites and report on your successes. With majestic, entrepreneurs can prepare for new business opportunities, keep track of their SEO and measure success.
Using the Majestic site explorer, you can get metrics of your URL, website/ domain or keyphrases. It will show you referring domains and number of backlinks, information regarding your website’s crawled and indexed URLs, number of links, languages used, incoming languages, history of backlinks, Anchor texts an many more other details. That way you can analyze how your website/ blog is performing.
You can even compare your blog/ website multiple websites or your competitors. The pricing plan starts from £ 39.99 per month as a lite plan or you can use the free version by signing up.
Did you already know about this tool? Please comment below.
         Go to Majestic now.

6. MOZ:

This is a software as a service company marketing analytics software’ subscriptions. It offers SEO tools that include keyword analysis, link building, site audits, and page optimization insights in order to help companies to have a better view of the position they have on search engines and the way to boost their ranking.
Moz has a series of tools in its SEO Toolbox, including Keyword Explorer, a keyword research tool that provides keyword suggestions, SEO competition, opportunity, SERP features, saved lists, and search volume data.
Moz Pro provides SEO site crawl checkups, prioritized SEO fixes, rank tracking, competitor tracking, SERP feature tracking, and many other services. You can use Moz free SEO tools and also a 30-day free trial to access more features. The MOZpro pricing starts from $99 as a standard plan.
This is a website SEO audit tool. It analyses your blog/ website and gives a score on the basis of your site’s sub-pages, SEO, usability, performance, social sharing performance, social engagements, website security, and technology.
Furthermore, it gives you recommendations on how you can optimize your site best for performance, SEO and security. Applying the suggestions and recommendations on your site will help you rank higher, make your site user-friendly, speed up your site’s loading time and increase the level of your site’s security.
You just need to visit SEOptimizer, enter your site URL and hit enter to get the audit results.
Your website/ blog could be lagging behind despite its potentials. Most of us don’t know exactly how a website ranks and performs better. No one has been able to crack down Google’s algorithm. So, this SEO tool might be the resource that you want in order to explore your site’s capacity. With its easily understandable comprehensive audit results and recommendations, you might be able to give your blog/ website a finishing touch. 
The premium plan for this tool starts from $19 per month as a DIY SEO plan. However, you can also use it for free to get the limited audit reports and recommendations. This tool also comes with 14 days of a free trial.
Have you ever tried this SEO tool before? Please comment.

8. Small SEO Tools:

This is one of the best free SEO tools for multiple purposes. You can use this tool for knowing your IP, Checking your grammar, counting words, reversing image search, checking plagiarism, rewriting articles, translating the language, converting images to text, combining words and checking spellings, etc.
It would take more than a day to list down all its features. However, I have listed some of the major features of small SEO tools here:
a. Text content tools: It includes grammar checking, spelling checking, word counter, MD5 generator, word combiner, OCR reader, translator, etc.
b. Image editing tools: Another feature of this tool is that it has got an image editing feature. You can do a reverse image search, generate favicon, compress the image, crop and resize an image, convert video to gif, convert to jpg and many others.
c. Keyword tools: It includes tools like keyword position, keyword density checker, keyword suggestion, keyword research, keyword competition, related keywords finder, long-tail keyword suggestion tool, SEO keywords competition analysis, etc.
d. Backlink tools: These tools give you a comprehensive inside view of your link profile. Using this tool, you can check your backlinks, create backlinks, detect broken links, find your backlink competitors, etc.
e. Website Management tools: These tools help you to get in-depth web analysis. The features you get in these tools are website SEO checker, Google page rank checker, page speed test, page size check, the website hit counter, XML sitemap generator, rewriting URL, Adsense calculator, WordPress theme detector, Robots.txt generator, URL shortener and lots of other features. 
f. Website tracking tools: Under this SEO tool, you will get a list of free tools in one place to measure, monitor, and keep track of your website’s performance. These tools include link tracker, IP checker, Alexa rank comparison, page comparison, Whois lookup, Alexa rank tracker, Google malware checker, etc.
g. Proxy tools: You can use these tools to know your IP, IP location and get the free daily proxy list.
Some other tools from Small SEO tools include Domain tools, meta tag tools, password management tools, online pdf tools, development tools, and unit conversion tools. In a nutshell, small SEO tools is an ocean of SEO tools for bloggers, content creators, marketers, and entrepreneurs.


What do you think about this tool? Have you used it before? Please comment.



9. Soolve: 

This is a free keyword research tool that I prefer to use. It provides keyword ideas from Google, Wikipedia, Yahoo, Bing, Youtube, and even Amazon along with the CPC and competition level of those keywords.
That way, you can easily know what topic to create text or video content on. When I searched for the word blog in Soolve, see the results I got.
With these many keyword suggestions, I can quickly come up with an idea to create content.

10. SERProbot:

This is a free rank checking tool that checks your Google rankings for up to 5 keywords at a time. By using this tool, you will know where your keywords rank on Google at various locations. That will help you to apply the necessary strategies to push your rankings higher on Google. 
You don’t even need to register to use this tool. Just enter your URL and keywords to get the results.
Do you care about the responsiveness of your blog or website? If yes, then this tool is what you actually need. If your blog is not ranking although your contents are good and SEO friendly, then one reason might be your blog is unresponsive to other devices.
If your blog is not mobile-friendly, then you should think of fixing this issue as responsive websites and blogs rank faster. How do you know whether your blog is responsive or not? This tool helps you know about it. 
Just enter any URL/ link to see how it looks on a desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. You can also use Google’s Mobile‐Friendly Test tool as an alternative to the Responsive Design Checker.
As I already stated that this article has been created in a row of multiple series. You can see read the next part here.
What do you think about these SEO tools? Give your feedback through comment. 
Please help me by sharing this article. It takes me a lot of effort to come up with ideas and words to create an article for you. Your one share motivates me to create additional useful content to help you solving your blogging and SEO related issues.


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