Free search engine optimization tools
Please note this page was written in 2008 and things have obviously moved on considerably since then, although most of these are still useful, some were written on obsolete or defunct sites or technology.
A collection of (nearly) all the SEO tools we find useful in day to day work…(2007-2012)
All are free to use or download, some offer Pro versions for which you have to pay. In some cases we seriously recommend this if you are more than just curious.
WEB ANALYTICS & TOOLS.
The Google Web analytics and tools suite is comprehensive and industry standard, there are of course many other good packages.
- Woopra – very cool real-time analytics package
GOOGLE’S KEYWORD TOOLS – data straight from the horses mouth..
OTHER KEYWORD RESEARCH TOOLS
- Wordtracker SEO Blogger (free)
- Keyword Sniper (free)
- Micro Niche Finder (pay option)
OUR FAVOURITE FREE SEO TOOLS
- SEOBOOK’s – SEO For Firefox - Firefox browser Plug In SEO Tool.
- SEOBOOK’s SEO X-Ray - Aaron’s latest box of tricks
- JOOST’S Link Analysis - Google webmaster tools will never look the same again.
- YOAST De-Personalized search – see the real picture.
- Majestic SEO - Advanced link analysis tool. Majestic basically built their own link graph of the web.
- Lynx Viewer – see your page like Google do
- www.xml-sitemaps.com – use HTML for a site <title> overview
- Firebug – not strictly an SEO tool, but this one was a life-changer, seriously.
- SEO Design Solutions – Internal Linkbuilding Tool – the secret is finally out.
- Backlink Host & IP Checker
- XML Sitemap Generator - From XML Sitemaps
OTHER SEO TOOLS – you may find useful interesting or amusing.
- Online Page Analysis Tool - From SEOWorkers / Webnauts
- Online Page Analysis Tool - From SiteReportCard
- Online Backlink Analysis - From Domain-pop.com
- Server Header Check Tool - From Webrankinfo.com
- Googlebot User Agent Spoofer - check for cloaked hacks
- Linkdiagnosis – online link tool.
- http://ahrefs.com - online link tool.
- SEO Linkassistant
- SEO Moz Pro Tools
- Webconfs SEO Tools suite
- Bad Neighbourhood Links Checker
- Supplemental Index Ratio Calculator
- Pagerank Prediction – the best one we’ve found (readings are guess-timates, not wholly reliable)
WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
- Cross Browser Checker - great tool, see your work in every type of browser
- Chris Pedrick’s web developer Toolbar
…What? …You dont expect us to give away all the secrets do you? : )