SEO Tools- The Complete List 2016
Have you checked the latest SEO tools yet?
For a SEO marketer, there is nothing more wonderful than a bunch of valuable SEO tools that would help him or her to create magic. Let’s have some of the most practical and feasible tools to count on. On a primary note, these tools generally fall under the categories – Link Building, Technical SEO, Keyword Research, Rank Tracking, Content Optimization, and Backlink Analysis.
Link Building Tools
This SEO tools is developed to help marketers look for leading influencers in their respect domains. It finds the most remarkable personalities by scanning avenues such as AllTop, Twitter and Followerwonk.
URL – http://authorityspy.com/
Check My Links
If you’re involved into broken link building, this tool is just made for you. Just by clicking a button, this Chrome-build tool scans any webpage for broken links.
URL – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/check-my-inks/ojkcdipcgfaekbeaelaapakgnjflfglf?hl=en-GB
For those who conduct outreach at scale or along with a team, Buzzstream is meant for them. This tool wipes out the complexity of the email outreach and link building efficient and synchronized. Don’t forget to check out their new panning and email-scanning functionalities.
URL – http://buzzstream.com
It is typically regarded as the most advanced blogger outreach software.
Though it has a lot of features, it is extremely easy to use. You just need to feed few keywords to search for blogs related to your domain. Now filter by Domain Authority and last post date to get the list of bloggers that are truly worthy. The best part is that you can even contact them right using the tool.
URL – http://www.grouphigh.com
HARO – Help a Reporter Out
Wish to procure backlinks from leading news sites such as The Wall Street Journal? There are two opitons – hire a renowned PR agency or use HARO. It is typically a kind of “dating service” that links journalists with sources. If you praise a journalist with a nice quote or figure, they’ll award you up with a reference or link. It is really worthy even if you manage to get a single mention.
URL – http://www.helpareporter.com/
A fabulous blogger communication tool. You just need to enter a keyword and the tool will show you bloggers in that domain. Inky Bee permits you to filter by Domain Authority/Page Authority. This is certainly a great you to focus on the leading names in your industry.
URL – http://www.inkybee.com
Technical SEO Tools
All in One SEO Pack
It is a wonderful alternative to the Yoast SEO plugin.
The all-inclusive SEO pack carries some outstanding features that give it an edge over others such as auto-generated description tags, canonical tag support and a “bad bot” blocker.
URL – https://wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-seo-pack/
This is a pretty much direct and easy to use site auditing tool and meant to provide information related to site loading speed, HTML bugs and click depth.
URL – http://www.botify.com
Bright Local is an awesome tool that carries out really wonderful local SEO site audits. The best part of this tool is its ability to find duplicate or bad citations that are wandering on web. This is truly beneficial if you recently updated address or just want to ensure that your NAP citations are workable around the web.
URL – https://www.brightlocal.com/
A smart tool that tell a lot about how search engines spider reads your website. Just by taking a look at the below screenshot, you’ll get to know the ways search engine spiders take a look at your website as compared to humans.
URL – http://www.browseo.net
This tool truly stands up for its name. It feasibly checks each page of your site and lends you a detailed report by figuring out the number of H1 tags you have on each page, unindexed pages, broken internal links, broken external links etc. Moreover, it will help you determine your excessively lengthy and long Twitter Card descriptions.
This tool is actually meant to forward traffic between various domains feasibly. Just enter the URLs you wish to direct people from (and to), and the tool provides you DNS details that you can use to carry out 100% of the redirects.
URL – http://www.easyredier.com
This is one of the most universal tools that SEO marketers use of large basis.
Move to Acquisition –>Search Engine Optimization–> Landing Pages. Here you will get to know pages on your site that receive the highest impressions and clicks on Google. Take a look at the CTR field to check your pages that get the best click-through-rate. Eventually, place elements from those title and description tags to pages that are not up to the mark. And see your organic traffic go up.
URL – http://www.google.com/analytics/
Google Analytics Referrer Spam Killer
If you manage to link your Google Analytics to free spam killer tool, this will include filters in your account that would be able to wipe out more than 100 spammy referrer websites from your list of referring domains. This would end up making your Google Analytics data thoroughly clean.
URL – https://www.adwordsrobot.com/en/tools/ga-referrer-spam-killer
Google PageSpeed Insights
There is no doubt that your site’s loading speed plays a major role in getting the ranking. This tool is a great way to check this factor. You can easily determine whether Google considers your site as lightning fast or very slow. In addition, you will also get to know about actionable suggestions that you can follow to improve on this.
URL – https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/
Google XML Sitemaps
This WordPress plugin typically builds an SEO-friendly sitemap of your site easily. If you’re already using the Yoast SEO plugin, there is no need for this as both do the same job.
URL – https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/
Want to check if your 301 redirects are done correctly? Or want more information about canonical URLs? Or if you’re not sure if your robots.txt files are restricting Google from indexing your pages. This comprehensive tool makes you check all the underlying issues against a long list of URLs pretty much easily.
URL – https://headmasterseo.com
It is nothing just a plugin which would display all of your site’s external links. It is fabulous in case you want to remove or nofollow a series of links on your site. You just need to pick a domain you wish to remove or unfollow, and the tool will do its job.
URL – https://linkpatrolwp.com/
Open SEO Stats
A quirky Chrome extension that would give you a list of helpful details just with the push of a button. For example, you can check site’s Alexa ranking, indexed pages, page speed, whois, on page SEO and many other elements.
URL – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/open-seo-statsformerly-pa/hbdkkfheckcdppiaiabobmennhijkknn
Not sure whether your site is penalized by Panda, Penguin or any other Google penalty? This tool will give you a clear detail on this. Just add Panguin to your Google Analytics and it will show if the reason behind the dip in the organic traffic to your site is due to a recent Google update.
URL – http://www.barracuda-digital.co.uk/panguin-tool/
Keyword Research Tools
AdWord& SEO Keyword Permutation Generator
If you’re in quest for the most detailed look on new keywords, try this tool and see the magic happen.
Scoring keyword permutations is a standardAdwords tactic that few SEO marketers resort to. And the Dan Zambonini permutation tool is one of the most effective keyword combo tools you can count on.
URL – http://seo.danzambonini.com/
It is generally a question scraper tool. If you wish to check a specific site that your target audience hands out on (for example, Yahoo) you can ask the tool to only search that site.
URL – http://faqfox.com/
FreshKey is one of the most effective keyword research tools professionals count on. The tool producessackfuls of keyword ideas by rasping Amazon, Bing, Ebay, Google Market and others. While most tools ask for a monthly subscription, FreshKey is an extremely judicious one-time fee of 49 bucks.
URL – http://freshkey.com/
Google Location Changer (SERPs)
This smart little tool gives you the SERPs for a particular local area (like Sydney) even if you don’t live here. It is quite helpful for loading up the first page for local SEO campaigns.
URL – https://serps.com/tools/google-search-location/
This is considered as a robust, cost effective keyword research tool with an amazing question scraper. “Divergent” tells you what time of the year certain keywords tend to rise. For instance, if you want to see which gift card keywords tend to raise up around festive season, GrepWords can easily show it to you.
URL – http://grepwords.com
This tool is primarily meant to do two things:
1. It helps you determine the keywords that tend to receive heavy traffic to you
2. It gives you keyword suggestions. You may see some new keywords that are now visible on other tools
URL – https://www.hittail.com/
Imforsmb.com’s Bulk Keyword Generator
This is pretty much beneficial for marketers for who work for local clients. This tool would help them find local keywords that prospective customers look for. For instance, if you ask the tool that your client is anelectrician in local region, it will provide you with 40-ish keywords that customers might search for in Google.
URL – http://www.imforsmb.com/tools/bulk-keyword-generator/
It is typically an easy to use keyword research tool that specializes in suggesting a lot of closely-related keywords. Really a wonderful tool.
URL – http://www.jaaxy.com/
It is true that Keyword Combiner is meant for Adwords. But it is also a useful tool to determine keywords that can be used for SEO as well. You just need to enter a set of different keywords and the tool will mix them together. Now upload them to the GKP to take a look at their search volume.
URL – http://web.forret.com/tools/adwords.asp
A great keyword research tool that gives marketers keyword suggestions in the form of a word cloud. Please remember that bigger keywords mean more search volume. The tool can also color codes keywords basis the Adwords competition
URL – http://www.keywordeye.com/
KeywordIn simply mixes up feeded keywords to generate hundreds of new keywords. You can enter these terms into the Google Keyword Planner to check if people really search for them.
URL – http://keywordin.com/keyword-generator.php
A great, useful alternative tool to the Google Keyword Planner. Just enter a keyword into it and you will get search volume, expected bid and first page competition data in no time.
URL – https://kwfinder.com/
Rank Tracking Tools
Advanced Web Ranking
This is a paid tool and a mix of rank tracking and keyword research tool. AWR boasts of some of the features of tools such asSEMRush and Authority Labs and places them at one place. It is also considered as a sturdy site audit tool.
URL – http://www.advancedwebranking.com/
Agency Analytics is an impressive reporting tool meant primarily for digital marketing agencies. It provides a detail report on the SEO of their clients and social media. It can easily be integrated to Google Analytics, YouTube, Twitter and others.
URL – https://agencyanalytics.com/
This is seriously an easy to use and trustworthy rank tracking tool. Its lowest plan would allow you track 250 keywords, which is a substantial amount for SEO marketers. In case of Local SEO, it tracks Google along with local results.
URL – http://authoritylabs.com/
Content Optimization Tools
From a preliminary option, BuzzSumo has become a must have tool over a period of time. It makes it easy to find effective content for the marketer. Its “View Sharers” displays who shared a piece of content on Twitter, which is really wonderful. “BuzzSumo Alerts” notifies you whenever a keyword or phrase gets mentioned on the web.
URL – http://buzzsumo.com/
This content optimization tool simply analyses worthy content related to your industrial domain and suggests you what is meant to work perfectly.
URL – https://epicenter.epictions.com/epicbeat/explore/
Though this is paid, but it is an easy to sue on-page SEO analysis tool.
URL – http://gogretel.com/seo-tool
It can be said that Impactana is more like an enhanced version of BuzzSumo. As it is still in beta version, you may notice some bugs. But it will surely top the list in coming future. Its feature- “Buzz vs. Impact”: shows you content that’s demanding in the short-term whereas Impact tells you if a piece of content has achieved over a period of time.
URL – http://www.impactana.com/
LSI Graph is an extremely easy to use LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing) keyword generator. You just need to enter a keyword and you will get a list of terms that you can disperse into your content.
URL – http://lsigraph.com/
It is actually a “content relevancy” tool. The tool scans your content and makes useful suggestions to make your post more SEO-friendly. It features a WordPress plugin which helps in quicker analysis and updating to spruce up its on-page SEO.
URL – http://www.ntopic.org/
Backlink Analysis Tools
Seriously, this is the most effective link analysis tool in the SEO landscape
It features a massive index that’s refreshed minimum once a day. In addition, its usage is pretty much easy due to amazing user interface and index. It is one of the few SEO tools that you can use on a daily basis.
URL – https://ahrefs.com/
Kerboo is one SEO tool which must be a part of SEO marketer’s must haves. Its features include backlink analysis, link prospecting, on-site SEO audits and rank tracking. Its “LinkRisk” analyses your link profile and determines spammy/perilous backlinks.
URL – https://kerboo.com/apps/
Link Research Tools
It is a sturdy link analysis tool which features some useful link building features in built such as prospecting and outreach. The most amazing feature of the tool is its “Link Detox” which automatically scans your backlinks and displays you the links that are prone to Google penalty. In other words, it identifies spammy links on your site. And the good part is that it is highly accurate so you can count on it.
URL – https://www.linkresearchtools.com/