In this article, I’ll share my favorite free SEO tools for bloggers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and even agencies.
Imagine if you could use these free SEO tools to optimize your website and see an instant boost in getting extra traffic.
What if I say there were 11 of these tools and each of them not only can get you extra traffic but also generate more leads to your business?
I know you are pumped up to read about them.
That is exactly what I am going to share with you in this post:
11 free SEO tools for bloggers that can be used to boost traffic and get you rank number one on google TODAY.
Many of SEO experts use this tool. This is a fantastic tool out of SEO google tools.
It will show you how many impressions and clicks you are getting, which pages are popular and even it shows you which keywords are getting a lot of impressions for but not a lot of clicks.
You can then optimize your content by adding those keywords in, adjusting your title tag, meta description, and maximize your click-through rates.
This will increase your rankings without you having to build even one single link.
Another cool feature of GSC is the Index coverage report. It pulls out the list of pages that aren’t getting indexed. Not only that it’ll show how to fix them all.
I have listed out many more FREE keyword tools that will help you get more website traffic.
Google Analytics does not need an introduction. We are living in a Google era and every online marketer is aware of them.
According to the study, GA is one of the best free SEO tools for bloggers to give you high-quality and reliable data versus any other SEO tool in the market.
GA is very handy to use, it provides the most valuable data about your website, such as the number of visits, location demographics, traffic sources, bounce rate, page speed, and many more.
With their detailed information you can rework your content strategy and figure out what works best.
This tool is one of the best SEO plugins for word press.
If you are using WordPress, Yoast SEO will make your life easy. Here’s what this plugin can do for you,
Whenever you publish an SEO friendly blog post it will give you a score and show you how you can do your title tag and Meta description.
You can even pick different keywords and show search engines something different than what you show users.
The cool part of the Yoast SEO plugin is you can optimize each and every single one of your blog posts to get the maximum amount of traffic. Every time you publish a new blog post, it will update your sitemap automatically.
Related article: Blog SEO Tips: 13 Steps For Better Ranking In Google
This is one of the best and free SEO tools for bloggers who need more depth data.
To my knowledge, Ubersuggest is the only tool that provides the most amount of premium features for 100% free.
And that’s why Ubersuggest is one of my favorite SEO software.
Let’s see how to make the most use of it,
Type in a keyword and click on search, it pulls up detailed keyword overview such as Search volume, SEO difficulty, and many more.
When you scroll down it’ll show you the suggested keywords based on the keyword that you typed in.
If you scroll down further, it will give you a list of the latest content ideas that you can think of for your next blog post.
Not only that it even gives you the number of backlinks and the social shares that article has.
Best of all, you can put in the link of your competitors to steal their keywords and other data as mentioned above.
Ubersuggest provides 500 keywords for free and if you want to unlock more then you need to choose their premium option.
Answer the public is an amazing and free keyword research tool that fetches over 200 questions in seconds.
These are questions that real people search online like how, where, why, when, etc.
It works slightly differently than other SEO tools. It extracts data from different sources such as blogs, forums, social media, unlike most of the other SEO tools that get it from Google Keyword planner.
If you scroll down the page it will give you awesome data such as a number of prepositions and comparisons.
Overall it’s an easy to use visual tool that shows great content ideas for bloggers in a matter of no time.
It is the best website analysis SEO tool that can generate useful insights about your website in seconds.
Once you put in your website URL, it generates an overall SEO score of your website and an actionable Marketing Checklist.
Not only it gives a detailed report at one glance, but it also shows how to fix the problems.
It even provides social network data such as the number of likes, shares and comments.
This brings me to the next Free SEO tool.
This is a free Google SEO tool that allows you to check how your website performs on mobile.
Have you heard of this?
If not, you should!
This is an official name for recently done changes on Google Algorithm.
Basically, it means you need to make sure your website is mobile optimized, otherwise, you’re in deep trouble.
Don’t you worry!
Making your website mobile friendly isn’t that complex. All you need to do is insert your site URL in the Mobile-Friendly Test tool.
Almost instantly this tool will show you if Google considers your website mobile-friendly.
Page loading feature is the best as it shows if Google’s mobile crawler can find and index all of the resources on your site.
Bing is a web search engine, just like Google, operated by Microsoft. This is the best free online SEO tools for website analysis.
Don’t underestimate Bing!
Did you know there are over 9.6 billion searches a month on Bing and that’s approximately 26,218,920,000 monthly searches?
That’s a lot, isn’t it?
The cool thing is the Bing webmaster tool can give you more insights than Google Search Console.
It provides an SEO analysis tool (namely, SEO Analyzer) that gives best practice recommendations, which even bypasses your robots.txt file to allow you to check pages you aren’t yet ready to index.
You can get data straight from Bing and all of those data’s come from organic search, not Bing PPC!
It gives a summary of your website’s performance and suggestions to focus on improvements.
So make sure to get your site indexed to rank on the first page of Bing.
SEMRush is one of the best SEO tools out there that almost every marketer use.
It is a comprehensive SEO tool that can audit your entire website and provides site authority score, the number of organic search traffic, and the backlinks your site has.
You can even use it as a keyword research tool, provides a detailed analysis of your competitor’s website.
To use this tool, you need to login and type in the desired URL (your website or competitor). It will show everything that I mentioned above.
It has both free and paid versions. I will lay out the features of free version here.
You can perform up to 10 searches a day with their domain and keyword analytics databases.
In addition, if you have an account it’ll allow you to crawl 100 pages of your site to find problems and opportunities so that you can take action if needed.
Ahref’s backlink checker is the best free off-page SEO tool that I’ve come across.
It can show the top 100 backlinks to any website or web page, top anchor text, domain rating, referring domains, and a number of backlinks.
You can use it by simply typing in the website URL, it will pull all the details extremely fast within seconds.
What I like the most is you can use this tool to find out your competitor’s backlinks and there you’ve plenty of opportunities to plan your link building strategy.
This is a powerful SEO audit tool free at your disposal.
It will tell you and break down all of the things that are doing wrong in your website.
Not only that it will walk you through how to fix them all step by step.
For example, the quick sprout will tell you if you are not putting the right keyword in the title tag or description and all image tags, and not only that it will also tell you what keywords to add where with just a click of a button.
The cool part of quick sprout is that you don’t need to be technical or need to learn to code to publish these changes, quick sprout can do all that for you.
Isn’t it amazing?
12) Screaming Frog
Screaming Frog is a free SEO technical tool that can solve your website problems easily.
To use this tool, you need to first download and then install it on your computer and then click on the Screaming Frog icon and enter your URL.
It’ll crawl your entire website and give you a detailed report that includes duplicate content, broken links, server errors, and also analyses title and meta description.
Screaming Frog has both a free and premium version. The free version can crawl a limit of 500 URLs. Anything more than that requires you to subscribe to their premium.
Moz Link Explorer is a link analysis tool powered by Moz.
The free version of Moz Link Explorer provides a comprehensive backlink analysis of your website, domain authority and ranking keywords.
In addition, it can find and fix broken links, new and lost links and figure out the best performing content on your website.
Best of all..
This tool allows you to find link opportunities by letting you know who is linking to you but not to your competition.
The free version lets you search 10 queries with 50 rows of data. If you need more comprehensive and unlimited queries then you need to consider choosing a premium version.
I’ve listed out some of the free SEO tools for bloggers, business owners, and even for agencies to work smarter.
There is plenty of other free SEO tools on the internet world, it would be intimidating to mention all those, that’s why I’ve picked my favorite 13 SEO tools from the big list.
These tools have helped me grow and I am sure they’ll help you too if you use them the right way.
My suggestion is to start with a few from this list and see what works best for you. Once you find which one works best, stick with it.
Finally, have i missed any tools that you love the most?
Let me know by leaving a comment below.
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