10 Best Free SEO Tool you should be using in 2018

After years of search engine optimization (SEO) experience, while using countless SEO tool (free and paid), we have identified the top 10 free SEO tools of 2018. You should be trying all of these as each

1. Google Keyword Planner

Google Keyword Planner (GKP) is the only tool that gives keyword ideas directly from Google. Though there are other tools available which give keyword ideas but have limited the accuracy of the data provided. That is why keyword planner is a keyword research tool we can rely on.

This free tool provides AdWords search volume, along with suggested bids and metrics on how competitive a phrase is.

This SEO tool is best for:

  • High-level keyword research
  • Keywords grouping
  • Exporting keywords
  • Generating keyword ideas
  • Estimating competition for a phrase
  • Discovering search data by geographic location

2. Google Trends

 

Day by day the trends are changing all over the world. So, you need to know how your business needs a list of keywords which are trending. The best tool to check what is trending is Google Trends. Make sure you keep an eye and spend 10 mins in a day to check what is going on in Google Trends.

With the related keyword phrases, you will get all the data from different industry and interests, dating back to 2004. This tool ensures your keywords are trending in the right direction, saving you time and money by eliminating a wasteful investment in dated key phrases.

This tool is great for:

  • Over a period, how popular is your keyword
  • Comparing keyword interest
  • Discovering related queries
  • Understanding keyword interest by region

3. Open SEO Stats

Open SEO Stats is free Chrome extension to check insights about of web pages’ On-page SEO. This extension helps identify On-page SEO elements like page title, meta description, canonicals, H1’s and H2’s. Open SEO Stats extension allows you to quickly audit a webpage in an easy-to-read fashion, eliminating the need to scroll through source code.

This tool is great for:

  • Quick on-page SEO checks
    • Page title
    • Meta description
    • H1

4. Quick Sprout

Quicksprout is one of the best SEO analysis tools for checking analytics and site performance. This SEO Tool allows you to connect with your Google Analytics account to understand better how your website is performing. The tool will then analyze your websites SEO, social shares, and help you make sense of Google Analytics reports. Quicksprout also provides recommendations and alerts when it finds something on your website that could be improved.

This tool is great for:

  • Quick analysis
  • Able to Download reports
  • Analytics insights

5. Check My Links

 

Check My Links is a Chrome extension is the best option for checking out broken links on your website. You just need to activate the extension and it will scan through all of the links on your page and highlight any broken links.

6. WooRank

 

WooRank is simple & easy to use. It is a Chrome extension provides a one-click scan of the website you’re viewing. The WooRank report will grade the website and provide feedback regarding basic on-page SEO elements (page title and meta description length, etc). The report also features which will show on mobile-friendliness, site speed and social engagement.

WooRank is best for:

  • A fast, detailed SEO report
  • Website grading
  • Quick suggestions for site improvements

7. Google Page Insights

 

This free tool scan your website and score it out of 100. Simply, Enter a URL and press enter, this tool will test the loading time and performance for desktop and for mobile, plus identify opportunities to improve. The mobile results also come with a user experience score, grading areas like tap targets and font sizes.

8. Keywordtool.io

700+ keyword ideas based on a single keyword

Enter a keyword, and the Keyword Tool provides a huge handful of long-tail keyword opportunities, organized alphabetically.

9. SERP Rank Checker

See where your site ranks for certain terms

You can run Rank Checker one of two ways: Input your keyword and your website and see where you land, or leave the website field blank to view the top-to-bottom list of results for a keyword.

10. Ahref’s Site Explorer and Backlink Checker

A free (and substantial) sampling of what ahrefs offers, the dashboards for referring pages and inbound links are rich and informative.

Hope this information was useful to you and make sure using these free SEO Tools to optimize your website.

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Bhavesh Gudhka

An entrepreneur, trainer and business consultant. Founder of Optron Technologies and CEO of Spanrig Digital