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Category: SEO Tools
08 Aug 2013

Browser Plugins And Addons Every SEO Needs!

Who loves SEO tools? I know we do! However, one caveat that exist with most SEO tools is that the user is reliant to the servers that the tool sits on. This mean that anytime the servers are experiencing down time, the tool isn’t accessible. Also many server side SEO tools that use outside data sources realize that as their tool gets more popular, it becomes harder to sustain traffic… [Read More…]

20 Jun 2013

5 Free Tools For Better Markup Analysis

Let me first start off by saying, I am weird. You see unlike many SEOs I started in this business as a developer. I began writing HTML in 1996, and since then, writing code has been a passion of mine. Even though I don’t do it professionally anymore, I am still tasked with analyzing other’s people’s markup on an almost daily basis. There are literally hundreds of tools available on… [Read More…]

30 May 2013

5 Alternative Free Backlink Analysis Tools

With the launch of Penguin 2.0 last week the SEO community has been busy running analysis and commentary on the initial fallout. In fact today I was planning on writing my own analysis as well. But then I stopped and thought, wait a second, everyone is doing that! Not only is everyone practically writing the same blog post, but everyone is practically using the same tools for analysis. So therefore… [Read More…]

20 May 2013

3 Google Authorship Tools

Google Authorship is one of the most actively discussed SEO trends today. Apart from being (hopefully) a good tool for protecting your copyright and defending against scrapers and resellers, Google Authorship is expected to be behind the future of rankings. There are a few good tools that you can use to be on top of this SEO trend. 1. [Read More…] Test the structured data of any page using this simple… [Read More…]

06 May 2013

4 Useful Creative Commons Browser Plugins

While the open source nature of the Internet is continuing, and in many ways expanding thanks to developers efforts and demand, it isn’t always easy to find something that is truly covered under creative commons licensing. This is because a lot of sites or businesses will offer something for ‘free’, and that is mistaken for CC work. But it isn’t, it is just paid for in different ways, such as… [Read More…]

29 Apr 2013

5 Text-Only Browsers

There are quite a few uses of text-only browsers: Quickly check if links are visible and can be crawled (and which of them comes on top of the page) Use the tools to test the accessibility of your pages Use the tools for clutter-free browsing and reading (Text-only browsers eliminate all images, video, audio and anything that might be distracting to the average user) Use the tools as “SEO” browsers… [Read More…]

22 Apr 2013

5 Ways to Use Reverse Image Search

Since I discovered the joys of reverse image searching as well as various reverse image search tools, it has actually sparked my creativity giving me more and more ideas where it may come in handy. Here are five ways to use reverse image search for your own benefit. 1. Finding Original Sources (& Duplicate Content) In many (sad) cases a guest contributor would just re-write someone else’s article and never… [Read More…]

08 Apr 2013

Cool Mind Mapping Tools for Keyword Research and Content Marketing

Very often you don’t need to do any additional research to find the bright content idea or discover a great keyword: All you need is a different way to organize things! Today’s tools are doing just that: They help you organize your thoughts the way you can see things differently! Whether you are putting together a presentation for an important meeting or setting out to write the next great novel… [Read More…]

25 Mar 2013

4 Tools to Trace and Control Redirect Paths While Browsing

If you have been looking for an efficient way to track redirects and headers, there is no better way that to do it while browsing. While I have mostly seen people recommending Firebug for this process, I believe other tools can actually be faster and simpler than that. Especially now that more developer tools are being released to fit this need. These are the five I personally think are the… [Read More…]

11 Feb 2013

6 Hacks to Copy Links in FireFox and Google Chrome

It is always nice to have a couple of ways to more efficiently use your computer. Shortcuts are placed into everything from your desktop to applications, and using them can save you both time and energy. It is all about being able to better operate your own computer, and to get the most out of it just as the program creators intended you to. Browsers are usually more hack heavy… [Read More…]

23 Jan 2013

How to Visually Compare Google, Bing, Blekko Search Results (Free Tool!)

Today instead of the usual SEOchat Q&A post, we have a special edition of SEOchat cool SEO tool column to feature our cool somewhat updated search result comparison tool: Google, Bing, Blekko search engine comparison tool! It is really simple to use: Give it your main search term Select two search engines to compare (supported search engines: Google, Bing, Blekko and Yahoo!) Wait for the tool to retrieve the top… [Read More…]

14 Jan 2013

3 Tools to Track Youtube Popular Videos

Ah, YouTube…I have lost track of the number of hours I have blissfully wasted on that site. Even when I know there is something I need to get done, and I am anxious about doing it by the deadline, I still find myself on there. It is the lure of stupid music videos and clips of cats doing human things. Who can resist its unproductive call? Not me. Just writing… [Read More…]

26 Dec 2012

6 Sites to Find Website Alternatives

Isn’t it great when you find a new website you love? You end up spending way too much time on there, enjoying the new content and seeing all there is to see. But eventually, you run out of previously posted items and find yourself wanting another site to enjoy. Preferably in a similar genre or with the same basic idea. You might think it is hard to find something that… [Read More…]