1. To save time from reading about SEO, just include your main topic keywords in title, permalink (url), meta description, H1-H2 header tags, image name, image alt name. Include the topic keywords in the article body a few times.
2. If you use WordPress platform, then install the free WordPress plugins Yoast SEO or All in One SEO Pack since they help with SEO.
3. Read Google’s SEO Starter guide to really understand how apply SEO.
4. Create high domain authority backlinks.
5. Use free SEO tools like Woorank or Website Grader to get a report/analysis of SEO.
6. Read my long but detailed SEO Checklist guide, suitable for SEO beginners, before you start spending money.
7. Professional tools to use: Screaming Frog (free & paid version), Moz Pro (30 days trial), SemRush, Ahrefs.
My personal choices:
Free Tools – SEO Tools HQ
Paid Tools – SEMRush
Paid Tools –
So lets get this show on the road!
Get in the DeLorean, because we are going back in time! The Wayback Machine is the most complete historical archive of the Internet. It allows you to see what a website used to look like. This is a great investigative tool if you notice some odd traffic changes after you’ve updated your website, and you don’t have a site back-up available.
14. Keyword Tool: 750+ Google Keyword Suggestions for Free. Use 192 Google Domains & 83 Languages
Here are some helpful guides to get you started:
5. Screaming Frog’s SEO Spider Tool
The SEO Spider Tool is an awesome website crawler. With it, you can get critical data on every URL. Download it and take it on a spin. Once you see all of the data, you will have questions, and that’s why I got some resources ready for you:
Here’s a list of 9 SEO tools that will cover almost everything you need for SEO:
1. PageSpeed Insights
Check the speed and usability of your site on different devices. The tool also identifies the areas that can be improved for better performance.
2. Google Webmasters
Google webmasters provides continuous website analysis, alerts and error reports. Using this tool, you will get an idea of how the search engine is looking at your site.
3. Google Analytics
Provide traffic statistics and user interaction analysis. You can also get many keyword insights as to which words people use to land on your pages.
4. Keyword Tool
Keyword Tool provides a large number of long-tail keyword opportunities, ordered alphabetically.
5. Moz Local listing
Moz gathers data from around 15 type of sources including Google, Foursquare, and Facebook—to judge how your brick-and-mortar business appears online. You can also get reports of actionable steps to improve the score.
6. SEOMATOR: Audit Tool and SEO Website Analysis
Seomator runs an in depth and fast audit of your site, checking for proper tags and surfacing any errors that might come up. It provides 13 different reports and covers all On-page and Off-page SEO aspects.
Ahrefs provides insights about what keywords are making your competitors rank high and what you can do to outrank them.
8. Monitor Backlinks– This tool will email you a daily summary of changes to your backlink profile – backlinks you’ve gained, backlinks you’ve lost, and backlinks that have changed in status, such as from dofollow to nofollow.
9. Majestic SEO
Majestic SEO is one of the top link analysis tools in SEO industry. The tool also has a few helpful propriety metrics like “TrustFlow” and “CitationFLow” that can identify whether or not a site you want to get a link from is authoritative or spammy.
XRUMER will help to increase traffic to website to hundreds, thousands times.
Keyword Tool: 750+ Google Keyword Suggestions for Free. Use 192 Google Domains & 83 Languages
Google Keyword Planner
Onpage / Offpage Optimization:
SEO Spider Tool
Google Search Console
Google Optimize is still on beta right now, but if you get a chance use it, it allows you to test variations of your site to improve it.
CopyScape let’s you enter a URL and learn if there is duplicate content elsewhere on the web.
Firebug is a Firefox extension for web dev and technical SEO to help you inspect elements of code, code mockups live into the browser, and more.
SEMrush shows data on paid and organic traffic and keywords. It is accessible through the SEObook and SEOQuake Toolbars.
Google Alerts and Talkwalker help you monitor the web for new mentions of your brand or highly desired keywords.