10 SEO Tools You Must Know
SEO, short for Search Engine Optimisation, is the process of optimising website for maximising visibility for the Search engines and ultimately the readers. SEO may involve many processes and many steps but to generalise, these 5 things are what SEO involves:
- Useful contents to readers
- Catchy titles
- Appropriate tags
- Quality page description
- Easy and simple site navigation
There are many tools to help perform SEO; some are quite good and useful whereas some are equally bad.
Here we have listed out major 10 tools which help us to better perform SEO.
Page speed is simply a time taken by web browser to display webpage in a device. Slower the page speed, negative will be the impression for visitors and Search engine robots. Visitor doesn’t wait for more than 3 seconds to get their webpage displayed on the browser so page speed should be optimise to get webpage load faster. Google page speed insight tool can be accessed from
The world is now on the GO. From big bulky desktop to laptop, we are now in the era of mobile and tablets. Gone are the days when connecting to the internet was pretty cool things, now we are surrounded by it. Still, delivering right information as per query is bit of a challenge. This is where SEO comes into action. When, everything is dependent on mobile, it is must to have a very mobile friendly website. Google Mobile friendly test help us to analyse how website is performing on mobile devices and how we can improve it further to give rich user experience.
While we search in any search engine, we basically type some words or phrase. Keyword tool.io help us to list some similar keywords searched by other users. This will help us to focus keywords in the website.
Google’s algorithm is now so strong that it can check almost everything of the website from indexing to bugs and alerts. Resolving all issues outlined by Google webmaster tool will help our site to google friendly.
This free service provided by Google help us to analyze many things about the website. This tool gather information about what devices are used to access our website, from where traffic are coming, which keywords are driving the visitor to our sites etc.
This is quite handy tool to use. Just put your keywords and your site URL and you can instantly know where your site ranks for that specific keyword.
This is indeed another tool by which you can compare your website with other website. Comparison is based on various parameters such as pagespeed, tags, keywords, social links etc.
XML sitemap simply provides a clear hierarchy of the website to search engine for indexing. Just generate one and upload that to Google webmaster tool.
SEO site checkup audit the website and prepare one quick SEO Report. The report helps us to check back-links and know about competitor’s SEO Plan. This is a great tool for making SEO Plan for a website.
10.W3C Validator and broken link checker
W3C validator checks validity of the website with different markup language such as HTML, XHTML, SMIL, etc. Similarly, broken link checker helps to find all the broken link of the website and help us to fix those. This tool can be accessed from http://validator.w3.org/ and http://validator.w3.org/checklink.
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