Übersuggest: (FREE) Enhance your keyword research and learn new queries that are relevant to your search. If your keyword is “seo services,” you’ll see results with long-tail keywords coming from every letter of the alphabet. For example, you can navigate to the letter “M” and see that Übersuggest provides “seo services monthly” and “seo services montreal” as other relevant keywords. Copy and paste the keywords or download them in a CSV and choose the ones that will benefit your strategy. … [Read more...] about A Recommended List of Free and Paid SEO Tools
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As you can see, it’s a rather simple file, but it’s one you don’t want to get wrong. The main key here is to ensure you’re only disallowing pages or folders that that you don’t want in the index and not inadvertently disallowing something that you do want. There are plenty of tutorials written to help you craft the robots.txt file specific for your needs, including allowing or disallowing certain search engines. Google Webmaster Tools also has robots.txt file helps that you can use. … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Mastering Your Link and Navigation Structure
Speeding up your site improves your perceived value in Google’s eyes. It’s important enough that they provide a tool called PageSpeed Insights that will scan any page you enter and provide not just a score (on a scale of 1 to 100) but also recommendations on how to fix issues. Their grading of “OK” starts at 65, and their grading of “Good” starts at 85. Obviously, the higher the better. … [Read more...] about The definitive SEO audit part 1 of 3: Technical
First and foremost, Google’s official Analytics help section Google’s Analytics Academy is a great place to start if you’re new to all of this LunaMetrics: The Google Analytics Syllabus: How to Learn for Free Google Search Console Google Search Console is a tool that helps you visualize how your site may appear in search and teaches you how to influence different appearance elements. This tool allows you to pull data on your top search queries, pages, countries, devices, and more over the last 90 days. It also can inform you of different errors that occur from website crawls and suggests different html improvements. … [Read more...] about Our Favorite Free SEO Tools for 2018
Like the free version of Screaming Frog, the free version of VSS is limited to 500 maximum crawlable pages. It’s also limited to a maximum of 2 concurrent connections, meaning it can take a little bit of time to crawl those 500 pages. It will crawl and scrape your page titles and meta data, and will find issues with HTTP and HTTPS. It can find broken links and will inspect your robots.txt directives, as well as generate XML sitemaps for your site, at least in the limited amount it can crawl. It will offer improvement suggestions for meta titles or missing titles, duplication issues, short or overly long titles, missing meta data, and other SEO recommendations. I don’t know offhand whether or not it has been updated for Google’s new longer meta titles, so keep that in mind. … [Read more...] about Are There Any Good Free Alternatives to Screaming Frog?