Comprehensive List of SEO Tools

Everyone, here is a comprehensive list of SEO tools that I utilize when performing SEO. If you have any questions about them, just ask. You are free to copy them and post them to your websites. I only ask that you post a link to my website along with them. Thanks

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Google
1. Reporting Spam to Google – http://www.google.com/contact/spamreport.html
2. Use Google to search your website – http://www.google.com/services/free.html
3. Submit your website to Google – http://www.google.com/addurl.html
4. Monitor Keyword Phrases – http://google.com/webalerts (This is neat to check out however does not help that much)
5. Googles Guidelines for Websmasters – http://www.google.com/webmasters/guidelines.html (A must read new people)
6. Facts for Webmasters – http://www.google.com/webmasters/facts.html
7. Having Trouble? Contact Google Directly – http://www.google.com/ads/offices.html
8. Googles Top 3 asked Questions – http://www.google.com/contact/search.html

Froogle
1. Get your products into Froogle – http://services.google.com/froogle/merchant_email

Advertising
1. PPC with Espotting – http://www.espotting.com/advertisers…ferralTypeID=1

Website Design & Tools
1. Free Forms for your website TFMail – http://nms-cgi.sourceforge.net/
2. Validate Your HTML – http://validator.w3.org/
3. HTTP Error Code Meanings – http://www.searchengineworld.com/val…errorcodes.htm
4. Keyword Tracking – http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/keywords/
5. Link Checker – http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/…0charset=utf-8
6. Search Engine Relationship Chart – http://www.bruceclay.com/searchengin…nshipchart.htm
Bruce Clay does an excellent job of keeping this updated.
7. Link Popularity Checker (Uptime Bot) – http://www.uptimebot.com/
8. Character Counting – http://a1portal.com/freetools/charcount.htm (This is great when optimizing your title or meta tags)
9. Page Rank Calculation – http://www.sitepronews.com/pagerank.html

Webmaster Forums
1. Web Pro World – http://www.webproworld.com/forum.php
2. Webmaster World – www.webmasterworld.com
3. Digital Point – http://forums.digitalpoint.com
4. Search Engine World – www.searchengineworld.com
(There are 10,000,000 others but those are some good ones)

Newsletters & Articles
1. Site Pro News – www.sitepronews.com (This guy has some great articles however he tells you up front he knows nothing of SEO)
2. In Stat – http://www.instat.com/ (This has some decent insite)
3. Page Rank Explained – http://www.webworkshop.net/pagerank….olbar_pagerank
4. Seach Engine Ratings and Reviews – http://searchenginewatch.com/reports/
5. Database of Robots – http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/active/html/index.html
(Ever wondered anything about the spiders that are out there?)
6. Guide to deisgning a website – http://www.webstyleguide.com/index.html?/contents.html – This is an online book that tells you the basics of website design.

Webmaster Information
1. Want to know where all of the Internet traffic is at? – http://www.internettrafficreport.com/main.htm

ISAPI Rewrites
1. URL Replacer – (Free) – http://www.motobit.com/help/url-repl…od-rewrite.asp
2. Mod Rewrite2 – ($39.90US) – http://www.iismods.com/url-rewrite/index.htm
3. URL Rewrite – (23.00EUR) – http://www.smalig.com/url_rewrite-en.htm

Link Exchanging
1. Links Manager ($20.00US /mo)- http://linksmanager.com/cgi-bin/cook/control_panel.cgi (This is great for the beginner however you will find out that you need to majorly adjust your pages manually in order to pread page rank throughout them otherwise you end up with 20 pages with no PR and 1 page with PR.)
2. Page Rank Finder – http://www.seo-guy.com/seo-tools/google-pr.php (This is a great tool to find quality websites with the PR that you are looking for to exchange websites with. This tool only looks at the home page not the link pages. This tool looks at 10 pages or 100 results)
3. Link Appeal – http://www.webmaster-toolkit.com/link-appeal.shtml (Want to know whether or not you actually want your link on that page?)

Search Engine Submissions
1. Submit Express – http://www.submitexpress.com/newsletters/dec_15_00.html (A lot of people utilize this service. I don’t utilize it)
2. Alexa – http://pages.alexa.com/help/webmaste…tml#crawl_site
3. AOL – http://search.aol.com/aolcom/add.jsp
4. DMOZ Dummies Guide – http://www.dummies-guide-to-dmoz.org…not_google.htm
5. DMOZ Instructions – http://dmoz.org/add.html
6. DMOZ Resource Forum – http://resource-zone.com/forum/showthread.php?t=396 (This is where you go when you website doesn’t show up in DMOZ after you have submitted READ THEIR RULES FOR ASKING)
7. ExactSeek – http://www.exactseek.com/freemember.html
8. Google – http://www.google.com/addurl.html
9. Yahoo http://submit.search.yahoo.com/free/request (You must have an account)
10. Yahoo Directory Help – http://docs.yahoo.com/info/suggest/appropriate.html
11. Yahoo Express Submit TOS – https://ecom.yahoo.com/dir/express/terms (After reading the TOS for Yahoo, I would never submit my website to Yahoo and pay the $300.00 to due so- Everyone, I broke down and was forced to pay the $300.00. The website would not get past 30 for months and about 2 weeks after we paid it we are now number 10.)
12. Yahoo Submit Help – http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/dir/su…uggest-01.html
13. MSN – http://beta.search.msn.com/docs/submit.aspx?

If you have any tools that are not listed here and would like to add them, please do. This is only a partial list of the tools that I utilize. It would take way too long to provide everything. If you are looking for a specific tool let me know, chances are that I probably have it.

Cheers
SEO Team, Orangecopper

2 Comments

  1. sainvanyknire March 13, 2010
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