You have limited budget and you are looking to get a good SEO tool for the year. Sounds familiar?
Yes, I’ve been there myself over a dozen times now. There are just too many SEO tools out there to choose from. Now, tell me if you can debunk this!
SEO tools work more than just giving you quality keywords to rank on Google. They should be providing reports, analytics and even more features to make it super awesome, right?
Sadly, that’s not the case for many SEO tools out there. Some may be overly priced while others have limited features. Well, no worries. In this article, you’ll find the top 10 SEO tools you should be using in 2015 (and beyond).
Among all the SEO tools I have used, this is probably my favorite of all. Created from ground up by the team behind CopyBlogger Media, you know you are in good hands.
Here are some godly features of Scribe Content:
And to be on the fair side, here’s a list of disadvantages using Scribe Content:
I often consider this as an excellent alternative to Scribe Content. Squirrly SEO offers both free and paid features. Squirrly SEO is used by several SEO influencers I personally know because it is extremely easy to use and manage.
Advantages using Squirrly SEO:
Disadvantages using Squirrly SEO:
Personally, I felt Squirrly SEO is a slightly light-weight SEO tool compared to the majority which I had used. Nothing bad but I’m just sharing my experience.
Before you start throwing ‘virtual’ flying projectiles at me, allow me to explain on my decision.
If it was before 2015, I wouldn’t even considered Google Analytics as an SEO tool. However, I have seen drastic changes in the previous months which made it one of the biggest competitors in the SEO industry.
And without much delay, here are some features which attracted me to Google Analytics:
If you are looking a Swiss-army knife, SEO Powersuite is your only choice. Consists of four powerful tools, this is probably your best value-for-money SEO tool you should be using.
SEO Powersuite consists of:
Advantages using SEO Powersuite:
Disadvantages using SEO Powersuite:
If you are looking for a tool to spy on your competitor, you are going to love Majestic SEO. All you need to do is to key in your competitor’s website URL, hit run and sit down to relax.
And yes, it’s that simple.
Advantages using Majestic SEO:
Disadvantages using Majestic SEO:
An excellent SEO tool and alternative to Majestic SEO. This tool is excellent to understand your backlink distribution (or your competitor’s).
Advantages using Ahrefs:
Disadvantages using Ahrefs:
This is definitely not your common SEO tool. SEMrush is an SEO tool cum an advertising tool. It is able to track on advertising opportunities, domain vs domain ranking and product lists ads (to name a few).
If you are looking for an enterprise SEO tool, Raven may just be the right one for you.
If SEO Powersuite is a Swiss-army knife for budget conscious users, Raven Tool is a Swiss-army knife for entreprise level.
Advantages using Raven Tools:
LTP in short, this is my favorite keyword research tool. It works like charm especially when you are trying to find for a keyword to rank fast on Google.
Advantages using Long Tail Pro:
Disadvantage using Long Tail Pro:
A great alternative to Long Tail Pro but costs a little bit more. In terms of features, Market Samurai has more options compared to Long Tail Pro.
Advantages using Market Samurai:
Disadvantages using Market Samurai: