SEO – Search Engine Optimization Basic Tools and Helpful Services For SEO
Basic websites and tools for Search Engine Optimization
When I started my SEO and Blogger carrier I had no one to guide me. So, I wasted 2 or 3 months doing wrong sort of SEO and childish mistakes. I don't want that you do the same. In this article i will discuss some basic tools that can help you in your way through SEO, Blogging and also as a Webmaster. So, continue reading.
Google's Keyword(s) Selector tool: This tool is developed by Google. You can find it by searching "Google Keyword Tool". You can use it to do some keyword research. This tool provides valuable and highly important information about keywords such as, how many times the keyword is searched over Google's search engine (Keyword Competition), rate of Advertisers' competition, Global and local search volume. This tool can help you out in selecting some great collection of keywords for your website or blog. You can later short list the best keywords and select the best ones.
BlogCatalog.com: What is BlogCatalog? Generally speaking it's a website where all the bloggers, no matter on which platform they are blogging in, gather and share their views. Blog Catalog has an incredible amount of traffic. This site also contains a blog directory where registered as well as guest user can search blogs that are of their interest. There are many GROUPS and COMMUNITIES based on different topic. You must go there and register yourself and your blog.
Digital Point Forums: As its name implies it's a forum. Its a place for all the webmasters, blogger, SEO experts, Web designers, CSS experts, Web marketing experts to gather and share problems. Ask and Answer questions. Here you'll find lots of information and new stuff that you've never seen before. If you start thread or discussion you'll get reply within few seconds depending on your title. As its webmaster's forum so there is sno Ban on signature links. Register there and save yourself from lots of problems.
SEOmoz.org: SEOmoz.org is a website providing SEO articles, tools and guides for search engine optimizers. They have a blog where questions, researches, news and info related to SEO are posted. They have a huge toolkit of SEO. Some of them are free some require a PRO membership and some are partially free. Their latest launched tool is Open Site Explorer. It can help you in determining how many pages are linking to your site. What is the strength of the page and the anchor text with the link. It belongs to partially free service. You'll be presented top 5 results. For more information you have to have a PRO member.
MyBlogLog: My blog is a service similar to Blog Catalog. It is a Yahoo! Service. It has a huge number of blogs listed in its database. You can join communities, visit profiles and blogs of other bloggers. You can make new friends (or visitors). If your blog is listed at MyBlogLog it will be presented in Yahoo! Search results. You can use the service with you Yahoo! ID i.e. no need to create a new account.