Want to find the best free SEO tools? It is enough to read this.
If your budget is tight, this list will make sense to you.
1. Google Keyword Planner, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, etc.
That’s right, Google offers many of the best free SEO tools.
Use keyword planners to conduct keyword research.
Use Google Trends to identify…trends.
Use webmaster tools to find and fix SEO problems in the station.
Use Google Analytics to understand the number, identity, and origin of website visitors.
Use Google Sheets to collect, process, and analyze various SEO data.
Use the Pagespeed Insights tool to check the website’s loading speed.
If you are new to SEO, before considering other tools, you should start by using these tools.
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Don’t forget that these tools have other quality options, such as Bing Webmaster Tools (equivalent to Google Webmaster Tools) and Yandex Metrica (Analysis Tools). This tool is one of the best tool in Top 20 SEO Tools
2.Answer the Public
Answer the Public crawls Google’s auto-complete phrases in batches and divides them into various lists. This tool is useful if you want to discover what problems users are searching on Google. .
The most important thing is that it can be used free of charge… but will be subject to some restrictions.
Tools like Soolve, Keyword Shitter and Keywordtool.io can also achieve similar functions.
If you are conducting basic keyword research for a new site, Answer the Public will provide enough keywords.
But if you want to take an existing website (which already has many keyword rankings) to a new level, you may need a more powerful tool like Ahrefs keyword analysis.
How powerful is it? For example, if you enter “Xbox” as the seed keyword in Answer the Public, you can get 953 results, which is not bad. But if you enter the same keywords in the Ahrefs keyword analysis tool, you can see 3.8 million results in the phrase matching report.
Our suggestion: Use Answer the Public first, and then upgrade to a paid tool like Ahrefs keyword analysis when you are ready.
3. Ahrefs free link check tool
Ahrefs’ external link checking tool can display the top 100 popular external links of any website or webpage for free.
It can also reveal the most commonly used anchor text of the five most linked pages, as well as the total number of external links and the total number of referral domain names. You can also see our proprietary Domain Rating (DR) and URL Rating (URL Rating) scores.
4. Beam Us Up (“Transfer us past”)
Beam Us Up is a free SEO crawler tool, it is good to use it to replace Screaming Frog (screaming frog). But the former only provides the Windows version.
If you are a Mac user, don’t forget that the free version of Screaming Frog can also crawl 500 web pages (features are subject to some restrictions).
5. Yoast SEO
Use WordPress to build a website? Yoast may be the only SEO plugin you need.
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You can use this tool to optimize meta tags and content, quickly generate site maps, and complete many other tasks.
In the screenshot above, we use this tool to set meta title and meta description information for some recent blog posts.
Want to learn more about how to use Yoast for SEO work on WordPress sites? Take a look at this video below.
All in One SEO Pack is a good alternative to Yoast.
Keyworddit can extract keywords from Reddit. You only need to enter the address of any sub-section (for example: /r/bigSEO), it can generate a list of hundreds of keywords and their monthly search volume.
This is very useful for understanding the topics that are most interesting to your audience.
Hunter.io can find out all email addresses related to a certain website within seconds. (hunter 1)
(*Can be used 100 times for free every month)
Each email address will have a credible score at the same time, and some will even have a “verified” icon, meaning you can use the email address with complete confidence.
You can also use this tool to find the email address of a specific person, just enter the domain name and the person’s name.
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You can install the Chrome plugin or use the Google Sheets plugin to quickly access and use this tool.
Other similar tools for finding email addresses include FindThat.Email, Voila Norbert, etc. We tested 9 such tools and published this email search guide.
8. SEO Web Page Analyzer (SEO Web Page Analyzer)
SEO Web Page Analyzer can generate detailed analysis reports for web pages.
It can grab images without meta-alt text, title structure, internal and external links, meta-titles, and meta-descriptions. It can also score the site’s site optimization (0~100 points).
9. LinkMiner (link miner)
LinkMiner is a Chrome plugin that can find invalid links on any webpage. This helps us discover opportunities for broken link construction.
With just one click, you can export a CSV file containing all the broken links, which contains more information such as status code information, link type and more.
If you use LinkMiner to find a large number of invalid links pointing to a certain page, you can do the following: export them to CSV, paste the entire list to Ahrefs’ website batch analysis tool, and click the domain name (number) from Sort less.
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In this way, you can know which invalid links (domain names) have the most referral domain names (a good opportunity for invalid link construction is coming).
10. Responsive Design Checker (Adaptive Design Checker)
As the name suggests, Responsive Design Checker can check the adaptability of a website. Only need to provide any link, this tool will display its appearance on the desktop, tablet and mobile terminal.
You can even view the presentation of the website with specific models of devices (such as iPhone X) and various popular desktop resolutions.
As Google’s indexing mechanism becomes more mobile-first, having an adaptive website is more important than ever.
Google’s Mobile — Friendly Test (mobile device suitability test) is another useful tool.
11. SERProbot (SERP robot)
SERProbot is a free Google ranking query tool that can query the ranking of up to 5 keywords at a time.
You do not need to register an account to use this tool. Just type the domain name (or link) and target keyword you want to query.
You can also use it to query the ranking of keywords in different areas (such as: google.com, google.co.uk, google.de, etc.).
12. Keywords Everywhere
Keywords Everywhere is a Chrome extension that can display the search volume of specified keywords in Google, the cost of advertising per click, and the intensity of bidding. (You can see its actual effect in the screenshot above.)
The data for Keywords Everywhere comes from Google Keyword Planner.
Before using this tool, you need an API (application programming interface) key to activate. Register on their website and get a key for free.
SimilarWeb can provide the overall monthly traffic data of a website.
It can also distinguish these traffic by source (such as direct access traffic and natural traffic) and geographic location. You can even know which websites provide you with the most referral traffic.
14. Smush Image Compression and Optimisation (Smuch Image Compression and Optimisation)
Smush Image Compression and Optimisation is a free* plugin for WordPress. You can use it to compress and optimize the images on your website, as well as adjust the image size.
Remember to use this tool to ensure that your web pages are loaded.
*The free version allows users to batch optimize 50 images each time. If you want to batch optimize 50 pictures, you need to click the “Resume” button. Shortpixel is another good image optimization tool, it also provides WordPress plugins. You can use Shortpixel to optimize 100 pictures for free every month.
GTMetrix can analyze the loading speed of web pages.
In addition to giving performance scores, the tool will also provide you with some operational suggestions to guide you to speed up web page loading.
Wondersear.ch can help you find keywords that are semantically related to any root keyword.
For example, when you enter “SEO tools”, it can generate a list of keywords as shown in the screenshot above. Then you can download it as a CSV file.
Where Goes? is a simple tool that can view the redirect path of any link.
Just enter the link in the tool, it can display the type of redirection (such as: 301, 302, etc.), and the number of redirects in the chain. You should reduce the number of unnecessary redirects as much as possible, because it will reduce the response speed of your website, which will affect the user’s body
18. Whitespark Google Business Review Link Generator
Getting user reviews at Google My Business is critical to local SEO.
You can use this tool for free and generate a “rating and rating” link in just a few seconds.
19. Portents SERP Preview Tool（SERP Preview tool）
Have you ever thought about how your web page will appear in Google SERP?
Portent’s SERP preview tool can tell you.
Enter the title, meta description, and link of the web page that you have prepared, and this tool can give it a look in SERP.
This tool can also tell you whether the title and description information is too long. You should fix these problems to avoid truncating the information in the search results.
SERPSim.com It is a good substitute.
20. SEO Hero（SEO hero ）
With SEO Hero, you can get semantically related keywords and symbiotic themes of a topic.
It works by removing the hyperlinks of the first 100 search results of the target keyword in Google, and then using Google API to semantically parse these plain text. In this way, it extracts the n-ary model and generates a word and phrase that contains the most important and most frequent occurrences. .
With this information, you can know which topics and subtopics should be mentioned in the content.
LSIgraph.com Similar functions are also provided.