Helpful SEO Tools and Resources

You can evaluate your site, or your competitor’s rank with these tools ;

Firefox addons

SeoQuake – obtain and investigate many important SEO parameters of an internet project on the fly

SEOpen – provides some basic tools to help with search engine optimization including google backlinks, yahoo backlinks, PageRank check, http header viewer, and more

Google Analytics – Provides deep analysis on all traffic, including paid search.

IBP – Several tools for checking rank positions, basic SEO page analysis and link building tools.
WebCEO – Site optimization, promotion and analysis.
WeBuildPages – Free software for SEO analysis, back link and anchor text tool.
Link Building 101 – Basic link building instructions and tips.
Link Baiting – Good link baiting tutorial.
Google Webmaster Central – Statistics, diagnostics and management of Google’s crawling and indexing of your website, including Sitemap submission and reporting.

Pay-per-Click Tools

WordTracker -Data is based on the Metacrawler and Overture search engines.
KeywordDiscovery – Data is based on the number of search engines.
Keyword Optimizer – Enter a list of keywords and this tool will remove any duplicate entries and re-order the list alphabetically.
Google Analytics – Provides deep analysis on all traffic, including paid search.
Google Suggest – As you type, Google provides the top 10 most popular keywords that begin with the keyed-in letters, in order of popularity.
SpyFu – Find out what competitors are bidding on, estimates for the cost of PPC advertising and other bells and whistles.
Hittail – Finds and easily groups the actual terms being used to find your site into an Excel format. Great for finding niches and long keyword strings.
Google Trends – Graphs historical trends of various Google searches.

Google External Keyword Tool – Historical trends in keyword popularity.
BidCenter – A good tool for comparative analysis and easy to use.
SEO Sleuth – Find what AOL users search for (AOL produces 2x the retail conversions as any other engine).
ROI Calculator – This calculator measures the ROI (return on investment) of a CPC (cost per click) campaign.

Site Tools

C-Class Checker – Use the Class C Checker if you own several cross-linked sites.

Code to Text Ratio – This tool will help you discover the percentage of text in a

Future PageRank – This tool will query Google’s various data centers to check for any changes in PageRank values for a given URL.
Internet Officer – Checks for redirects.
Live PR – The Live PageRank calculator gives you the current PageRank value in the Google index, not just the snapshot that is displayed in the toolbar.
Keyword Cloud
– This tool provides a visual representation of keywords used on a website.
Keyword Difficulty Check – Use the Keyword Difficulty Check Tool to see how difficult it would be to rank for specific keywords or keyword phrases.
Page Size – This tool will help you to determine HTML web page size.
Site Link Analyzer – This tool will analyze a given web page and return a table of data containing columns of outbound links and their associated anchor text.
Spider Simulator – This tool simulates a search engine spider by displaying the contents of a web page
URL Rewriting – This tool converts dynamic URLs to static URLs. You will need to create an .htaccess file to use this tool.
Keyword Misspelling Generator – Allows you to generate various misspellings of a keyword or phrase to match common typing errors. Useful for creating keyword lists around your most important keywords to bid on.
Keyword Density Analysis Tool – Finds common words and phrases on your site.
Hub Finder – Finds topically related pages by looking at link co-citation. Post about tool.
Page Text Rank Checker – Tool allows you to check where each phrase or term occurring on the page.
XML Sitemaps – Makes free Google Sitemaps for sites up to 500 pages in size.

Google Tools

Google Webmaster Central *Tool  – See how Google crawls and indexes your site and learn about specific problems they’re having accessing it.

Google Labs*Tool  – Cutting edge Google tools that are currently in beta

SpyFu for Google Bidding*Tool  – Lets you see which keywords your competitors are buying and which ones they optimize their site for.

Google Future PR *Tool –  This tool will query Google’s various data centers to check for any changes in PageRank values for a given URL

Google Sandbox *Tool – Enter the URL or keywords in the box, and you will see up to 20 sample AdSense ads for the URL or keywords

Google Dance Watch – Google Datacenter Search Tool

Google Page Rank Formula and Sandbox Explanation – Check link popularity on Google, Yahoo and MSN

Google Google Information and FAQ

Google Reinclusion Request *Tool – Remove information from search requests

Google Advanced Search *Tool – Quick explanation of different search parameters.

Google Page Rank Check (All DC’s)*Tool – Look up any site’s pagerank

Google Keyword Ranking Check*Tool – Find where a site ranks for keyword searches

Google “Need-To-Know” Info– Start here if you’re not familiar with Google

Beginner Adwords Tips *Instruction  – Learn how to utilize AdWords

How Google Analytics Work *Instruction– Interpret Analytics results

Check Google Keyword Prices *Tool– Keyword price research

Hit Tail *Advanced Adwords Tool – Reveals in real time which keywords people use to find your website.

Hit Tail Documented – How to use HitTail to your advantage,

Even More Tools!

Getting into DMOZ – How to get a website listed in the Open Directory Project

Meta Tag Generator Tool

RoboForm – A MUST-HAVE! –  Completely automates password entering and form filling.

Keyword Density *Helps webmasters and SEOs achieve their optimum keyword density for a set of key terms.

Web CEO – SEO Software *Tool – Great SEO software package.

IBP Pro – SEO Software *Tool – Another good SEO software package

Robots.txt Generator *Tool Allows you to hide files or directories that you don’t wish the search engine spiders to find

Domain Age Check *Tool Use this tool to find the age of any domain, including your competitors’ or ones you might want to purchase

Who Supplies Who with Search Results*Tool – Search engine relationship chart

Adwords Click Fraud Study *Information – In depth study on click fraud

IP Information *Tool – – An online DNS tool suite

PPC Hijacking *Information – Info on Pay-per-click hijacking

Comprehensive Link Building 101 *Tool – Link building is the single most important element to obtaining high rankings in all of the major search engines

Link Baiting *Instruction – How to create the most link-worthy content

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