Three interesting free tools (they have paid versions too) to start your SEO. We have used all the tools being suggested in our blog. So go ahead and try them out.
Screaming Frog is the most popular desktop-based crawler available today. The Screaming Frog SEO Spider is a website crawler that helps you improve onsite SEO, by extracting data & auditing for common SEO issues. There’s a free version that allows for up to 500 URLs per crawl. While not as fully functional as the paid version, it’s great for small projects and smaller site audits. Get your free version here.
Few activities which can be performed using Screaming Frog:
- Find Broken Links
- Analyse Page Titles & Meta Data
- Extract Data with XPath
- Audit Redirects
- Discover Duplicate Content
- Visualise Site Architecture
Download the free version of Screaming Frog here
“Google searches are the most important dataset ever collected on the human psyche”
Answer the public is to discover what people are talking about.
As per ANSWER THE PUBLIC, it listens to autocomplete data from search engines like Google then quickly cranks out every useful phrase and question people are asking around your keyword.
It’s a goldmine of consumer insight you can use to create fresh, ultra-useful content, products and services. The kind your customers really want.
After generating ideas from ASK THE PUBLIC, you can generate numerous blogging ideas that are sure to grab your prospect’s attention. These ideas are organized into different sections for easy accessibility. This tool can prove to be of great value to any marketing team including creative, PR, content, and SEO.
Help a Reporter Out (HARO) connects journalists and bloggers with relevant expert sources to meet journalists’ demanding deadlines and enable brands to tell their stories.
HARO reaches more than 1 million sources and 75,000 journalists and bloggers, making it a vital tool for brands and reporters alike.
HARO can be a great partner for you. It will not only increase brand awareness but also augment your SEO efforts.
Sign up for a free account of HARO here.