Helpful web resources and tools that you can use for search engine optimization.
Forums can be very beneficial not 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.
This site provides many forums where webmasters can ask questions about website programming, website development & design, hosting, advertising and so on.
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.
– SEO Resource Sites
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 wordtracker.com 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 annual 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, annual subscription will bring you valuable keyword solutions.
Keyword Suggestion Tool: This tool from tools.seobook.com 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 Ask.com.
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.
This tool provides information about webpage visibility and potential strength to rank in search enginges.