It’s easy to feel left out in the dark when it comes to understanding just how effective your current SEO campaign is. Although many believe SEO is akin to voodoo, there are several tips and tools you can use to find out exactly how well you (or they!) are doing.
3 Ways to check how well your SEO is doing!
Do your site pages rank? Can you find your pages on or near the first page of Google for your chosen keywords?
Does your site convert? While oodles of visitors is good, they’re nothing but a drain on bandwidth if they aren’t bringing you the desired result, whatever that happens to be.
3 Awesome Tools you can use!
You don’t have to go this alone! There are numerous SEO tools out on the market, some free and others paid, that will do an magnificent job of reporting the exact state of your SEO. Here are three of our favorites.
Google Analytics – While there is an upgrade available, the free version is probably all you’ll ever need. Packed with a vast amount of data, right from the horse’s mouth, GA will let you know in no uncertain terms which direction your SEO is headed.
MonitorYourBacklinks - Hands down the best choice for an automated solution to monitoring backlinks, they’ll do all the work in the background, sending you an email with regular updates of new links to your site, reports on old and broken ones, statistics on your competitors and ideas on how to create a natural and diverse backlink profile.
SEMRush - An incredible tool for deciphering keywords and competition, SEMRush collects SERP data for more than 106 million keywords and 71 million domains, giving you all the ammunition you need to make well informed choices about your SEO.
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