List of best SEO tools for keyword research, backlink analysis, website and speed optimization, finding expired domains and more!

Tools for Keyword Research and Analysis

AgencyAnalytics – all-in-one solution for your SEO needs. Track keywords, monitor backlinks, do SEO audits, monitor engagement on social networks.

SEMrush – SEMrush is an extremely powerful all-in-1 SEO and marketing tool for keyword research, backlink check, competitor analysis and more.

Market Samurai – MarketSamurai is a great software for keyword research, competition analysis and content research. It’s especially useful for finding high-profit low-competition niches.

WebCEO – with WebCEO you can do keyword research, SEO analysis, track rankings, detect unnatural links and more.

Ubersuggest – free keyword suggestion tool.

SEOCockpit – fast and powerful keyword research tool.

YTCockpit – Youtube keyword research.

SpyFu – check competitor’s most profitable keywords.
spyfu-review – keyword suggestion tool for Google, Youtube, Amazon, Bing and App Store.

HitTail – a tool to find long tail keywords.

MOZ – SEO toolset that includes keyword research, site audits, rank tracking and more.

Mangools – Mangools is a set of 2 SEO tools: KWFinder (keyword research tool) and SERPChecker (competitor analysis).

Tools for Backlink Analysis

MonitorBacklinks – monitor your own or competitor’s backlinks, with automatic backlinks discovery.

Ahrefs – powerful tool for backlink research, keyword research, exploring content performance, rank checking and more.

SEOProfiler – a great tool for link analysis, SEO audits and monitoring. It also has a free version OpenLinkProfiler.

Tools for Website and Content Optimization

Seobility – a tool for website and content optimization, has features like Duplicate Content Checker, SEO checker and more. Its unique feature is “Page Levels” which will find pages that are too many clicks away from your homepage and may have hard time getting indexed by Google.

DareBoost – website analysis tool that also provides tips for website optimization.

GTMetrix – free tool to check your website speed and performance.

Pingdom Tools – free website speed test.

Varvy SEO Tool – free tool to check your website’s technical SEO.

SEOptimer – free tool for a quick website SEO analysis.

Tools to Find Expired and Deleted Domains

These tools will help you to find powerful deleted and expired domains with good quality and authority backlinks to build a PBN and provide link juice to your money site.

Signs of a good domain:
• Domain’s DA is above 15;
• Domain has at least 20 referring domains (although, if you see an expired domain with thousands of referring domains, it may be a sign of spam);
• Domain is at least 3 years old;
• Domain’s backlink profile is not spammy.

Domain Hunter Gatherer – one of the most popular tools to find expired domains. You can use Domain Hunter Gatherer not only to find expired domains, but also to find Web 2.0 properties (Tumblr, Blogger etc), and you can also search domains auctions. Domain Hunter Gatherer is a must-have if you’re building a PBN.
domain-hunter-gatherer-review – a free website to hunt for expired and deleted domains.

Other SEO Tools – many free tools, like “Adsense Calculator”, “Instant Search Suggestion Tool” and more.

Google Trends – free tool from Google that will help you to get content ideas for your blog.

BuzzSumo – find the most shared content on any topic or keyword.

Google Disavow Tool – Google’s free tool to remove malicious spammy backlinks hurting your website.

Google Mobile-Friendly Test – test if your website is mobile-friendly.

Scrapebox – “Swiss Army Knife of SEO” that you can use to harvest long tail keywords, find web 2.0 properties, proxies and more.

What SEO tools are your favorite? Leave in comments! 🙂


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