50+ Online SEO Tools for Audits, Backlink Monitoring, Keyword Research, and Rank Tracking

We’re always on the lookout for great tools and with a $5 billion industry, SEO is one market that has a ton of tools to help you. Whether you’re researching you or your competitors’ backlinks, trying to identify keywords and cocurrence terms, or simply trying to monitor how your site is ranking, here are the most popular SEO tools and platforms on the market. Key Features of Search Engine Optimization Tools and Tracking Platforms Audits

Ahrefs Launches an Incredible New Site Audit Tool

As a practicing SEO consultant, I’ve tested and used just about every platform on the market. In all honesty, I was losing faith in the multitude of shoddy platforms that were really just a pile of testers smashed together into a single tool that vendors liked to call an SEO audit. I really hate them. Clients would often try one out and then second guess the intensive work we were doing to get their site

Tools Don’t Make The Marketer

We put a significant proposal in front of a prospect that was going to build their search team. The plan incorporated us both managing their clients and training their internal team to become proficient at organic search. We provided our complete site audit, a 50+ page document that incorporated a ton of hands-on training with our analysts and reports from a combination of tools that we licensed. It was a fair quote… but then came

Content, Link and Keyword Strategies for 2016 SEO

I’ll be honest that the further we get from the algorithm changes of a few years ago, the less I view search engine optimization tools and services as valuable as they once were. Don’t confuse that with the importance of SEO. Organic search is still an incredibly efficient and affordable strategy for acquiring new visitors. My problem isn’t with the medium; it’s with the tools and experts out there still pushing strategies from a few

5 Critical SEO Issues Discovered with Screaming Frog

Have you ever crawled your own site? It’s a great strategy to fix some rather blatant issues with your site that you may not have noticed. Good friends at Site Strategics told us about Screaming Frog’s SEO Spider. It’s a simple crawler that’s free with a limitation of 500 internal pages… enough for most websites. If you need more, purchase the £99 annual license! I really appreciate how quickly I can scan a site and