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SEO tools are essential if you really want to improve your online visibility...
SEO tools are essential if you really want to improve your online visibility but as a local business owner I understand you probably have better fish to fry than learning how to use them and spend money on them the alternative SEO Google Chrome extensions these are just like tiny SEO tools you can add to your browser but still provide tons of information that will help you improve your search engine optimization efforts in no time in today's video I'm going to show you nine of my favorite SEO Chrome extensions and how to use them so you can start climbing the Google local ranking ladder oh and I almost forgot they are all free if you want to find out more hold your breath because we're diving in now hi there my name is Luke Duran the founder of ranking Academy co uk if this is your first time here today and you want to grow your local business's online presence why don't you start by subscribing now and clicking on the bell button so you don't miss a thing there are dozens of SEO chrome extensions to choose from and that's why I've decided to come up with the 9 I
Feel will be the most useful to support your local SEO strategy I've put a link...
feel will be the most useful to support your local SEO strategy I've put a link to each and every one of them in the description below all you need to do is click on the one you want to download it so let's have a look at the first one keyword surfer if you're struggling to find out which keywords you should be targeting keyword surfer should be able to help once installed just go to google and enter a keyword you think you want to rank for keywords surfer will automatically add the estimated monthly search volume for this keyword along with the estimated cost per click if you wanted to run a Google ad campaign this should help you figure out if a keyword is worth going after keyword surfer will also provide a useful list of keyword ideas based on your initial search in the form of a table on the right hand side of the search results again with estimated monthly search volume if you see any keywords you feel are worth targeting just star them and they will be added to a clipboard which you can export as a CSV format and import in an Excel spreadsheet or a Google sheet we
Can scroll through multiple pages of results the higher the similarity...
can scroll through multiple pages of results the higher the similarity percentage is the closest it matches the keywords you have initially entered to change the country result just use the drop-down next to the flag at the top of the table fat rank do you need to know quickly where your site ranks for some of your targeted keywords install fad rank extensions from Fat Joe calm once installed bring your website up in your browser or your competitors site and click on the fad rank icon before you can conduct a search you will need to provide an email address accept the terms and conditions and join the newsletter you can use a dummy email address if you want as there is no verification required and to the keyword for which you want to check the ranking of your website and the correct country then click check within seconds you should see exactly which position your website ranks for this particular keyword repeat this for as many keywords as you want once you're done checking you can export your results by clicking
On the session report tab and download a CSV report which you can import in an...
on the session report tab and download a CSV report which you can import in an Excel spreadsheet or a Google sheet do this once a month for the same keywords so you can compare your progress over time and while you're at it don't forget to include your competitor's site it would be a shame not to serve trends if you want to know who is going up or down within your space you want to add sub trends to your extension arsenal using color-coded arrow icons next to your Google search results search trends will track who is going up or down over time for the keywords you've been looking at very useful if you want to quickly identify who your most aggressive competitors are and how well your site is doing please note that you'll have to wait at least 24 hours before the first results start showing obviously this will only work if you check the same keywords over time SEO meta in one click before I cover this extension let me quickly describe what a meta tag is for those of you who are completely new to SEO meta tags are snippets of HTML code
That describe information within a web page here is an example of such snippet...
that describe information within a web page here is an example of such snippet for the title of a web page in a nutshell meta tags help search engines understand what a page is about those tags are not seen by viewers but by search engines only they are important to get right since search engines use them as signals to rank websites in search results the most common ones are the meta title and the meta description of a page which get displayed in search results there are many others which can all be found quickly with the SEO meta in one-click extension once you've installed the extension go to your website and click on the app icon this will show a summary of the existing meta tags on your page you can click on the question mark icon to find out more about the tag itself and some anomalies will be highlighted in red hover on it for more information in this case my title is too long you'll
Also see the number of header tags which are used to help define the structure of...
also see the number of header tags which are used to help define the structure of a page all of which can be found in the second tab of the extension the third tab will give you information about your images and whether or not you are missing alt tags which is what is used to describe what a picture is about to search engines missing alt tags will be highlighted in red I wouldn't worry too much about the lengths and social tabs at this stage as it will not influence your SEO rankings this extension is very useful to quickly identify potential issues with your meta tags which can all be modified through your content management system broken link checker having broken links on your site is not recommended a broken link means that when a user clicks on it a 404 page will be returned this provides poor user experience but also send signals to search engines the website is of poor quality too many broken links can be detrimental to your ranking so it's important to fix them identify broken
Links quickly on any given page of your site with Adam SEO broken link checker...
links quickly on any given page of your site with Adam SEO broken link checker once installed go to any page on your website and click on the Adam SEO icon this extension will scan your page for broken links and highlights the faulty ones in red all you need to do is fix them using your content management system and trev's toolbar irreps is in my opinion the best SEO tool on the market due to the quality of its data and functionalities and is used by many SEO including me unfortunately it's also fairly expensive especially if you only run a single local website thankfully there is a free Chrome extension available which displays data directly into Google search results in the form of a small table but also attaches a toolbar to your browser which provides information about any given website or webpage you want to check once installed you should see the air X logo in your
Browser which you can turn on and off by just clicking on it let's have a look at...
browser which you can turn on and off by just clicking on it let's have a look at the information you can get from it let's go to Google and search for emergency plumber in Manchester for example right under the Google search bar near traps will tell you how often this keyword is searched for every month in a given country in its example its UK the number of clicks on the search results people make for that keyword the estimated cost per click if you were to pay for it the keyword difficulty out of a hundred which is how hard it would be to rank number one for this keyword and the global monthly search volume across all countries to change the selected countries just click on the COG located on the right-hand side of the toolbar select the SERP overview tab and choose the appropriate country let's continue our data mining please note that eh reps doesn't give you any information on the Google my business panel so let's go down to the organic results right under
Each results you'll see a small table split into two sections the first...
each results you'll see a small table split into two sections the first section provides information about the page listed in the results while the second section provides information about the overall website let's go through them starting with the page information B L stands for backlinks which is the number of external links pointing to this specific page our D stands for referring domain which is the number of different websites where those links are coming from which is always a lower number since you can have multiple links from one website st is for the estimated monthly organic traffic this page gets GW is for the number of keywords this page ranks for in the top hundred organics result and you are is for how strong this URL is considered out of a hundred pretty cool right why is this useful because in just a few seconds you can see how strong the web
Page is ranking for this keyword are based on a link profile which you can...
page is ranking for this keyword are based on a link profile which you can compare to your own results so you can understand how far off you are with your own website the second section is very similar to the first one but is for the overall website there are two additional data sets one called D R which stands for domain rating and represent the strength of the overall website and a R which is a H refs way of ranking websites in its own database but that's not all if you click on one of the results and go to the website eh refs will overlay its toolbar on the page where you can find even more information in addition to the ones I've just covered such as the status of the page the ability to find broken links on a page so you can fix them an on-page data report and the number of outgoing links overall this is an awesome extension and if you were to download the only one this is the one I would recommend
PageSpeed insights how fast your website loads on a computer or a cell phone has...
PageSpeed insights how fast your website loads on a computer or a cell phone has become a very important ranking factor in Google the slower your site is the more likely Google will push you down the pecking order to find out how fast your website really is download the Google PageSpeed insights extension once downloaded click on the page speed icon extension and wait for a few seconds after which you will be given an overall score the higher the number the better it is you can find further details if you click on the see more link where you'll be able to see the performance for both desktop and mobile separately and where the pain points are so you can fix them bit IQ for those of you who run a YouTube channel and want to improve your video rankings I thoroughly recommend you download the video IQ extension you will need to create an account to use even the basic version but it's worth it once downloaded you can go onto any YouTube video and video you will provide loads of information you can use to optimize your very own
Videos such as the number of use per hour a video is getting how well it's...
videos such as the number of use per hour a video is getting how well it's doing across social media channels the overall SEO score how well it's doing in comparison to the overall channel also a video optimization checklist which enables you to verify if you've done everything right specifics about the channel itself what tags are being used for the video and the tags used for the channel and much more search for a keyword and you'll instantly be given access to the respective data which will include highest views average views average subscribers also available is an overall score which measures if this is a keyword you should consider based on your channel type as well as some related keywords I personally use a paid version of vid IQ but if you are just starting out the basic version will definitely help you out grammerly if you write a lot of content for your site you should consider the grammerly extension grammerly is a free digital writing assistance that will help you write better content as it will check your spelling correct your grammar and also
Make semantic suggestions add the up to your toolbar click on the icon and set...
make semantic suggestions add the up to your toolbar click on the icon and set up your preferences then click on new document as you type away grammerly will automatically make suggestions and corrections the free version is very decent even if sometimes I am not convinced about some of the suggested changes but overall it's extremely useful using some of these extensions should help you save time effort and improve your overall online visibility don't hesitate to use them to check out your competitors performance - so you know where you stand and what you need to work on you don't need to download them all just click the ones you feel will be the most useful to you that's it for today if you have any questions or remark put them in the comments below and I will do my best to answer them and if you don't know what do you watch next why don't you check out my video how to do some local keyword research in five minutes or how to do a 25 minute local SEO audit until next time happy marketing
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