Helpful web resources and tools that you can use for search engine optimization.

– Forums
Forums can be very beneficial only because you can find answers for web development questions but also because it may bring your site more traffic. Don’t forget to be helpful as well by posting relevant articles or leaving answers and comments.

Here are some great webmaster forums.

Digital Point Forums
Very popular forum. Questions are generally answered promptly. The main categories this site covers are search engines, marketing, business, design & development, product and tools and so on.

SitePoint Forums
This site provides many forums where webmasters can ask questions about website programming, website development & design, hosting, advertising and so on.

Webmaster World
This forum also covers a lot of website development related categories. Check the forum index on the left side menu to locate the area that you’re interested in.

Webmaster Talk
Categories that this forum covers: coding (HTML, CSS, PHP, ASP, JavaScript and more), website design and graphic, web administration(hosting, domain names, database, server, and more), search engine(Google, web directories, blogging, and more), Internet marketing and business(advertising, ecommerce, content, and more) and other webmaster related topics.

– SEO Resource Sites
SitePro News
This site focuses on website promotion, Search Engine Optimization, blogging, design and marketing.

This site provides a variety of web design articles, tutorials and information through articles, blogs and forums.

– SEO Tools
Wordtracker: Wordtracker by is a powerful keyword analysis tool used by a great number of webmasters. It offers hundreds of millions search queries with which you can build keyword lists for pay per click advertising and web page search engine optimization for your site.

Its subscription fee is $329 and monthly subscription $59 as of April, 2008. If you have one domain, maybe you can take advantage of free 7 day trial. If you have several domain, or you have enough budget, subscription will bring you valuable keyword solutions.

Keyword Suggestion Tool: This tool from is a free tool that suggests possible target keywords.

Keyword Density Tool: This tool provides the percentage of occurrence of the given keywords in the given web site pages. Use this tool to properly manage the density for the targeted keywords of your web pages.

Keyword Verification by Marketleap
This tools shows if your web site is in the top three pages of a search engine result for a specific keyword. It’s really a cool tool that you can check how well your site is doing with major keywords. Test search engines are Google, MSN, Yahoo and

Link Popularity Check by Marketleap
You check check how many inbound links that your site has. You can also compare your site popularity with main competitor sites of yours.

Page Strength
This tool provides information about webpage visibility and potential strength to rank in search enginges.


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