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PostHeaderIcon Useful Chrome Extensions for SEO and Learning Chinese

Google’s Web Browser is gaining popular for its graceful interface and powerful engine and platform.

According to Net Applications, Chrome became the third most widely used browser, with 6.13% of worldwide usage share of web browsers, in March 2010.

Chrome “Version 4.0 was released for Windows on 25 January 2010, adding extension support, bookmark sync, improved developer tools, better HTML5 support, performance improvements, and increased security.” — Wikipedia

Many called it the fastest browsers on the Internet. No matter it is true or not, I really love it and created a new Chrome extension for people to learn Chinese.

On the other hands, I found a few Chrome extensions are very useful for SEO. Just for these SEO Chrome extension, you should use Chrome for your SEO job.

The first one is called Chrome SEO by Sean Bannister. It has the most users (as of this writing it has 153,227 users and 9,061 downloads!

? Integration with Google SERPs. Similar to SeoQuake or the SEOBook Firefox extension.
? The ability to compare site ranking stats, side by side.
? Keyword Ranking Checker to check search rankings.
? On page Keyword Analysis
? Integrate the Keyword Tool with the Google Adwords Keyword Tool to make keyword research faster.
? PPC Integration (Adwords, Adsense, Microsoft Adcenter, Yahoo Search Marketing)
? Support for Wolfram | Alpha
? Better descriptions so any Web Designer / Developer can work with the tool.
? Google Analytics Integration
? Google Chrome SEO Toolbar
? Allow Google Chrome SEO Add Ons so developers can contribute plugins.

The second good one is SEO Site Tools by Carter Cole. It displays On-Page / External metrics, Social Media info, Metrics / numbering on Yahoo, Bing, Google SERPs.Extends WMT, YSE and GA with metrics. It is expanding its features and improving. What I don’t like is its dark interface. It would be great if it just uses the Google’s bright color schemes.

SeoQuake by SEO Quake from SEOQuake Team is also worth a try. It shows a Full list of SEO parameters:Google PageRank,Google Index,Yahoo links,Yahoo linkdomain,Bing index,Alexa Rank,Webarchive age,Delicious index,Whois link,Page source,SEMRush rank,Nofollow links.

Let’s cover more of these useful SEO tools offered in the form of Chrome extensions next time.

PostHeaderIcon 10 Most Useful SEO Tools

Most people love to see the top ten of everything. So when talking about SEO tools, not in a particular order, let us make a list of

Top Ten Useful SEO Tools

  1. gives you top PPC (Pay Per Click) keywords and Organic Keywords and the daily budget (if any) of the domain you type in along with the competitors. It’s a must have for PPC manager or SEO consultant or just web site owners who want to do SEO themselves.
  2. is a pretty good tool similar to KeywordSpy. Try and compare it yourself to see which one fit your needs. I prefer KeywordSpy because of its speed. Chris Mason of SEO Corner has a good page on Spyfu vs Keywordspy.
  3. gives you comprehensive rating of your web site in the respect of the marketing effectiveness. “It provides a score that incorporates things like website traffic, SEO, social popularity and other technical factors. It also provides some basic advice on how the website can be improved from a marketing perspective.” We managed to help many web sites to improve their web site grades from 60 or less up to 90 or higher (e.g. a. 96.1 of 100 b. ChineseBay: 94 of 100)
  4. Link Popularity Checker: our online quick tool to check link popularity via Google, Yahoo and Bing. Just type in your domain and press Enter, then click on the three different links to check Google., Yahoo and Biing link popularity of your site.
  5. Web CEO offers great free SEO tool set for desktop along with free training course. I love it so much that I upgrade it to Professional version. 12 SEO Tools in One Powerful SEO Suite

We are going to talk about the other 5 Most Useful SEO Tools, including Firefox and WordPress plug-ins in our next post.

Your feedback is always welcome!

PostHeaderIcon Useful SEO Tools

As a SEO and SEM professional, I need to use professional tools like Web CEO.

Meanwhile, we found lots of free tools online can be very useful. Some may call them quick and dirty. But, hey, it is free and handy.

So we open a special section on our site to list all the free tools we enjoy and hope you like them too.

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