Search Engine optimization is the main thing which helps you to improve the ranking of your website in search engine’s search results. With better ranking, you will see better organic traffic. We have already covered a lot about SEO in past. Basically there are two kind of optimizations we do: off-page SEO and On-page SEO. For both of these kind of optimizations, there are various things to follow. To make our work easy while performing SEO, there are various tools to help us in keyword research, finding backlinks, competitors analysis, backlink analysis and other things. There are so many SEO tools available and all claim a lot. So, it creates a confusion while selecing best tool for SEO. In this post, I am going to list few best SEO tools which you should use to perform SEO on your blog. I am listing tools based on my personal experience.
5 Best SEO tools you should use
1. Google Webmaster Tools (Search Console)
Google Webmaster Tools is the free tool provided by Google. This tool is basically for web masters to communicate with Google. Google can also notify web masters if there is anything wrong on the website. This tool helps us in knowing how Google sees our website and reacts to it. We can generally see what kind of organic queries are driving traffic and who are linking to use. If there is any kind of error in content structure, we can easily know about that. It is a free tool and offer a lot of things. Now, it is your turn to see how you can use this tool to help your in improving the traffic of your website.
Setting up your website is easy. You just need to add your website and get the meta tag. Adding that meta tag in your website is the last step.
2. Google Keyword Planner
Google Keyword Planner is the part of Google adwords. This tool is basically for keyword research. It helps you in finding the highly searched, less competitive and high-paying keywords. So, this tool is not only helping in finding keywords for better ranking but also helping indirectly in improving adsense revenue by optimizing content with high paying keywords.
Not just me, most of the pro-bloggers recommend Google Keyword Planner as best free keyword research tool.
I personally like SEMrush and use it for me and my clients. This tool helps in perfomaning in-depth research on your website’s organic traffic, keywords, backlinks and the same research on your competitors. So, you can easily creat strategies to compete with your competitors. I also use this tool to find high-paying keywords to boost adsense income. I also published the full review of SEMrush after using it for few days. I am very impressed with this tool’s usefulness. You can use this tool in various kind of SEO related research.
This tool is paid but worth to try. It offers monthly subscription.
4. SEO Powersuite
SEO Powersuite is another paid tool for SEO which you should not ignore. I already published review of SEO Powersuite. I like this tool because it is for both off-page and on-page optimization. Basically, it is a set of tools to help you in link building, keyword search, competitors research and rank tracking. So, it is an all-in-one tool for SEO gurus and web masters to perform their SEO strategies and get better ranking in Google’s organic results.
5. Yoast SEO plugin (For WordPress users)
Yoast SEO Plugin is also a very good thing WordPress users must use. This plugin helps in on-page optimization. Do a proper keyword research by using available tools and then use this plugin to optimize content for that specific keywords. Most of the popular bloggers use Yoast SEO plugin to optimize their content.
If you are serious about earning money from your blog or improving revenue of your blog, you must start consider SEO as an important thing. I recommend you to start using SEMrush to see good results.