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Link Research Tools

June 22nd, 2011 | | Link Building, SEO Tools, Site Review & Analysis

A few months ago, I blogged about helpful linkbuilding tools.  I’d like to do a quick synopsis of another set of tools, called ‘Link Research Tools’.  First I’ll do a quick run down on the top tools and then offer a little background on Link Research Tools metrics and what sets them apart from similar tools.  As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to use the comments section as a discussion forum or to recommend …

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Quoth the Raven…

March 30th, 2011 | | SEO Tools

After my initial “research,” my following (and legitimate) research found out that Raven SEO Tools is definitely something to consider utilizing for any SEO clients you may be taking on. In the following paragraphs, there will be a brief rundown of the different benefits and tools that Raven SEO Tools offers.

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Bing Webmaster Tools: A Walk-Through

March 29th, 2011 | | Crawlability, SEO Tools

I have some bad habits I need to get rid of. I bite my nails, forget to turn off the TV when I leave a room, and pay way too much attention to Google. Google is the largest search engine, but with Bing Powered search engines accounting for 30.8% of the market share, it can’t be ignored anymore.

This post will provide a walk-through of Bing Webmaster’s features to help you better understand and take advantage of these tools to …

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Souping up the Performance of your SEO Sportscar

February 22nd, 2011 | | SEO Tools

Being a Search Engine Optimizer working on a website is like being an import tuner and working on a high performance sportscar.  If you want to maximize performance you have to add new parts using the right tools to do the job correctly.  Both the parts and the tools are of equal importance.  It doesn’t end with a handful of additions either.  Tweaks and other forms of maintenance are needed along the way to continue to get the most out …

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Creating Custom Reports in Google Analytics

January 12th, 2011 | | Analytics, SEO Tools

Can you name three ways to optimize websites for search engines? If you’ve had even minimal experience working with an SEO account you can probably do this easily: have relevant content, put keywords in page titles,  have good descriptive meta tags, etc. Following SEO best practices though is only half the battle. You also have to understand how these changes are affecting your performance. If you can’t analyze performance, you can’t improve it.

Google Analytics is the best tool to gather …

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SEO Tools To Check Out

December 22nd, 2010 | | SEO Tools

It seems like everyday there are new tools available for SEO to make life easier and much more productive for those of us in this profession. But recently there have been some great new additions to the SEO arsenal that merit a mention. Here are some innovative tools worth checking out.

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5 Helpful SEO Chrome Extensions

December 8th, 2010 | | SEO Tools

I’m struggling with one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make: Firefox or Chrome? I currently use Firefox at work and I’ve installed all the add-ons a person could ever need to optimize SEO performance. It is even dressed-up for Christmas with a festive holiday themed skin. So why even think of switching? I keep hearing about the improved performance with Chrome, especially for Google tools. But improved speed doesn’t necessarily mean it would be the better choice …

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What is Alexa and what can it do for me?

December 6th, 2010 | | SEO Tools

Anyone who takes their SEO seriously has probably heard of a little company called Alexa. I was first introduced to Alexa while studying Internet Marketing in grad school and used it as a tool for scouting website statistics for case studies. I haven’t really paid much attention to Alexa since graduating but I often come across questions as to what its capability is, and how it’s useful. Since I didn’t have all the answers I decided I’d kick the wheels …

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