Top 10 SEO Tools That Are Worth the Bang for Your Buck
A lot of SEO tools exist in the market, most of them are too expensive for what they offer, and some are just too cheap that it is almost useless. So, if you are one of those advanced SEO geeks who want an SEO tool that is both effective, and worth the price, you've come to the right place.
Take note that most of these tools that I will mention also come with free versions that work just fine but if you want to go for a better functions, don't hesitate to get the paid version.
SEOMoz Pro is one of my favorite since SEOMoz is where I started learning SEO. SEOMoz is also one of the most reputed SEO in the market, and it is without a doubt that the quality of their product.
SEOMoz contains a complete suite of tools on an easy to use platform. These tools allow to to track your site's traffic, check and compare backlinks to multiple URLs, perform keyword analysis, check your rank against your competitors, and more.
One notable tool with SEOMoz Pro is Fresh Web Explorer. This tools crawls the feed across the web for brand mentions. If a certain brand is mention in the forums, news site, or blog, you will be provided with the link. With this tool you can track your brand or your competitors and check how popular you or your competitors are.
SEMRush is a tool that focuses primarily on search engine marketing and that includes SEO and search engine marketing. SEMRush is a rank type SEO which tracks keywords and ranking within search engines giving webmasters information about your targeted keywords. This tool gives webmasters enough guidelines to optimize their current site or choose keywords assigned for their sites.
WordTracker is a popular keyword research tool and a great alternative to Google Keywords Tool. The tool can draw data to over 160 million keyword in addition to about 90 million keywords that are powered by SEMRush.
WordTracker can provide you with about 1000 keywords and it also shows how you are competing for each keyword and what the keyword's value is.
WordTracker also released a Link Builder tool. This tool can find the link for the best prospects based on its authority and relevance. It also lets you see who is linking to your page and to your competitors web page. Also, this tool can automatically remove links that don't help your site like no-follow links, redirects, image links, so you won't waste your time on those.
Ahrefs is a link research tool that uses their own bot and their own index that gets updated every 30 minutes. Ahrefs contains a ranking database of about 45 million keywords from 9 countries. Tools included in the membership are:
and other SEO tools.
Ahrefs is mostly known for Site Explorer. Site Explorer is a backlink checker that is similar to SEOMoz's Open Site Explorer. The tool update its live links for every 15 minutes.
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