SERPStat is a great app, but it’s limited to 30 queries for the free scan before you need to buy a plan.DeepCrawl has a very robust scanner and has a lot of extra features, but costs you $80 per month to start.WebBee is a free tool that does a lot of what Screaming Frog will scan, but has a few limitations, including a lack of technical support and only a single machine license.BeamUsUp is free and robust, but is only available for Windows. It does URL and meta data scans, duplicate content scans, and exports to Excel or Drive.Of course, Screaming Frog is still the gold standard. I really recommend saving up for it if you possibly can. … [Read more...] about Are There Any Good Free Alternatives to Screaming Frog?
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A benchmark of current targeting, useful in many scenarios such as future reporting or tracking implementation To mitigate the risk to organic performance from significant copy changes, for example during a re-branding and/or domain migration Data for internal anchor text-led fix for cannibalisation against one target keyword Auditing targeting on discrete versions of a mobile site and desktop site, with different sets of copy, ahead of the switch to the mobile first index? Note : Tracking keyword frequency is one part of the due diligence an SEO should complete if tackling the scenarios above – this technique can be a useful canary in the coal mine of copy changes, but there are many other important factors to consider. If you’re working on a site migration, read more on mapping redirects & mitigating risk in site migrations … [Read more...] about 4 modern uses for keyword counting and how you can automate it
aircraft modelling inurl:htm – To get websites containing the term “links.htm” in the URLs. aircraft modelling intitle:”aircraft modelling”– To get websites containing your keywords in the title tags aircraft modelling intext:”aircraft modelling”– To get websites containing your keywords somewhere in the body. Another somewhat useful search operator was inanchor: which is used to search for websites containing certain keywords in their anchors. Unfortunately, Google abandoned this operator a few years ago, but we are going to use Screaming Frog to extract those anchors. … [Read more...] about Tips to qualify link building prospects in minutes
I thought this was a simple yet clever solution, and although a good starting place, I feared it wouldn't accurately show which pages were indexed by Google. It is not that uncommon for pages to receive little or no traffic even if they are indexed. It may be an indication that the page isn't indexed, but it also may just show that the page has a tagging issue, has become irrelevant, is in need of some optimization to improve its visibility or simply is not present in the XML sitemap. (Alternatively, you can use a crawl, rather than your XML sitemap, to make these comparisons.) … [Read more...] about How to check which URLs have been indexed without upsetting Google: A follow-up
Here’s where Google will communicate any issues with your site, and it’s also where you can monitor its performance, submit content for crawling, view the search queries that brought visitors to your site, monitor backlinks… there’s so much useful stuff here, you’d be crazy not to spend some time here every week. … [Read more...] about 26 best expert-recommended free SEO tools