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Building a website is the easy part – getting it ranked in search engine results is the real challenge.
For those who don’t know, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process through which you can increase the quality as well as the quantity of the traffic on your website, easily help search engines discover your content and rank higher in search engine results.
SEO has so many aspects that manually handling all the processes and requirements is quite impossible. That’s why there is a huge demand for SEO tools that act as a Swiss army knife in the SEO world.
Which SEO Tool is The Best?
Online marketers, bloggers, and small business owners often wonder about the best SEO tool that would fulfill their requirements. This question has a complicated answer.
First of all, you must understand that every SEO tool works in a different way. Very few tools offer exactly the same feature set and you have to search around a bit to find the best fit.
Secondly, there may be some online SEO tools that serve the same purpose, the features they will offer will be different and thus, the format of the reports that these tools generate will differ from the reports generated by other SEO tools.
Many people overlook the fundamental requirement for achieving high SERP rankings – a dependable SEO-optimized hosting solution. Popular options include managed cloud hosting solutions that take away all the hassles of managing cloud servers, leaving the users free to focus on optimizing their websites through SEO tools.
To save you the hassle of trying out SEO tools and selecting the top tool for your online marketing processes, I have compiled an ultimate list of best SEO tools.
1. Google Analytics
Google knows the SEO game inside out, and has created some of the best SEO tools available. Google Analytics is the industry benchmark tool for keeping a close eye on the website traffic. Using Google Analytics, you can:
- Find out how many people are currently browsing your site
- Check out where they have come from
- Check the total number of visitors and page views for your site
2. Ahrefs SEO Tool
Ahrefs is a very popular SEO tool that provides detailed information related to the backlinks for your websites. The paid version provides detailed reports but the free version is good enough to be included in the list of the best online SEO tools one can take advantage of. In particular, Ahrefs provides information about:
- Top 100 backlinks of a website
This article was written by Jamil Ali Ahmed and originally published on The Official Cloudways Blog.