Posted by: SEO Positive
Posted on: December 12, 2011 11:42 am
For People that like to check their SEO information, and if you are doing any SEO work you should be. It is hard to find a tool or extension that will accurately tell you you’re sites information, such as links and social media stats. Google Chrome is one of the fastest browsers around and people are switching from other browsers purely because of this. However, many SEO’s are still on Firefox, this is because Google Chrome has “less” tools for SEO, well this is not the case. I have found and tested a great extension for Chrome that tells you everything you would need to know for your website.
The tool is called SEO Site Tools and can be found here . This tool organises all of the information you could need and pulls the data from different, reliable sources. The different factors that are covered are as follows: External Page Data, Page Elements, Social Media, Page Terms, Server/Domain info and Suggestions.
To really get a feel of this extension you will have to use it for yourself, but I must say that ample information is provided and it is worth switching over to Chrome if your only concern is SEO tools because Google has those tools and browsing speed that Firefox can’t compete with.
Posted by: Matt Wood
Posted on: November 22, 2011 5:01 pm
SEOs world wide would have been redirected to the dreaded page of the “site explorer update” In a nutshell, this service is no more and we are going to have to find another place to locate a reliable source of backlinks.
We were all told that Yahoo site explorer was going to be closed down at some point, but it has come to a shock to all SEO’s of the world. Such a massively used and reliable tool is now no more.
Yahoo have said that Yahoo search has been merged with Bings’ Webmaster tools. For many toolbars such as SEO Book, this has caused a massive problem. Beforehand, we had the ease of viewing the amount of backlinks a page had, without even having to open up another browser.
What Is Next?
It is fair to say that Yahoo! Are finished and this site explorer integration to Bing was the last step. SEO’s will have to find a new source of information to base their research on, this will prove to be a difficult task, especially because Yahoo was free and provided excellent results. This could lead to many SEO companies having to go down the route of purchasing software which was once not needed but could now be an essential factor of any SEO business.
The integration into Bings’ Webmaster tools could prove to be a good thing, however this may not completely take off because it may be unable to include into a toolbar like it was for Yahoo site explorer. Fingers cross that there is something that can be done on the situation, because SEO’s will be feeling the burn of an essential tool being snatched away.