Do you know your most viewed article so far this year?
I’ll tell you mine. It’s an SEO guest post, 5 Free Tools to Help You Easily Improve Your Keywords.
Clearly, readers are interested in the topic of how SEO can help them get page views.
They are in luck. In what I consider a follow-up post, Mark Long, an SEO expert, is here to explain how you can use free tools to analyze your website to see if it is optimized properly for search engines, so you can increase your blog traffic.
Mark, take it away.
Top 5 Free Tools for SEO Analysis of Your Website
You may already be familiar with this tool. It is one of the basic tools used by newcomers and experts alike. It is a priceless (literally) tool, that helps you analyze your website, giving you a thorough understanding of your visitors. It is one of the most comprehensive tools available for free.
It not only gives you detailed info about the traffic and the audience of a website, it also provides detailed reports on content and conversion.
2. Hubspot’s Website Grader
Hubspot’s Website Grader is a free online tool that surely deserves a spot in the top analysis tools list. If you are in search of a tool that would give you detailed reports not only on the performance of a website but gives you a thorough analysis of the mobile-friendliness of a website or helps you examine the SEO, then this is just the tool for you. You can obtain detailed, personalized report based on the following metrics:
- Performance. This report is all about the size of your page, requests, speed etc.
- Mobile Readiness. With the arrival of Mobilegeddon, it has become essential for all the websites to be mobile-friendly. This metric helps you analyze if your website is mobile-friendly or not.
- SEO. The whole point of all the hard work that goes into making a website is that it is easily found by the searchers and search engines. A comprehensive report about SERPs is put up, taking into considerations factors like page titles and Meta descriptions.
Security. This tool determines if your site has an SSL certificate. An excellent way to let your visitors know that your site is both authentic and it is safe to submit contact information.
You simply have to put in your website URL and an email address. You will get scored on 1-100 bases. A detailed and comprehensive report will be generated instantly.
3. SEO Book
SEO BOOK is actually a suite of free SEO tools. You only have to register for free to access multiple tools including a keyword density analyzer, a page comparison tool to find keywords, an ad group generator for AdWords, PPC keyword wrapper, and a typo generator that shows the most common typos for keywords that you enter.
Like the name suggests, the SEO Audit Tool by Found is an excellent tool to audit and analyze and solve common SEO errors on a website.
To get an instant audit report, just plug in your URL. This SEO tool consists of three main parts.
External link analysis.
The above-mentioned sections identify common errors, including Metadata and content and link Information.
The reports from all three sections can also be generated in PDF format.
You can analyze your site’s domain strength, links, image SEO, social counts and mentions, page/technical SEO, page speed, and more with this free SEO tool.
A very comprehensive report is generated instantly about different aspects of your website’s performance. The level of severity of the issues is marked with green checks, red Xs, and yellow exclamation points.
This tool is also helpful in analyzing the strength of your images. A detailed report lets you know whether you are using too many words, missing alt text, or the alt text appears weak. The tool also notifies you when to make the changes.
This post was written by guest author Mark Long. Mark Long is an experienced content and SEO professional at Saba SEO, a San Diego SEO Company.
Readers, had you heard of these SEO tools? I have used and am pleased with Google Analytics. Have you heard of any of the others? Have you used them? What are your experiences with them? Would you recommend them? I look forward to your views.
MostlyBlogging is looking for guest authors. Here is a link to the criteria.