GoogleRankings.com – Check Google? page ranking gives you a ranking on keywords of your choice as to where your site places in a Google search. There are also other aids to search engine placement at this site.
Thanks to Sherry Holdridge, a freelance search engine guru, for this collection of resources on how to get started making your site perform well with the search engines.
- Read the Basics on Internet Marketing first—searchenginewatch.com/webmasters/
- Figure out 3-4 keyword phrases with
Term Suggestion Tool & Bid Tools
- Analyze Keywords on competitor’s pages
Keyword Tracker—Analyzer gorank.com/seotools/
- Find out how many sites links to you and your competition
Link Popularity Tool—marketleap.com/publinkpop/
- Additional Tools:
Google World—Any type of info about Google
Internet Marketing Start Page
Web Research Tools Start page
High Rankings Advisor newsletter
Copywriting for the web zine
This costs $89 but it is very informative!
Web Digest for Marketers
Trafficology—Strange & Unusual Web Traffic Ideas
BrightPlanet – Guide to Effective Searching of the Internet tells all about how to effectively structure a search engine query and a whole lot more.
WebmasterWorld Welcome and Guide to the Basics has all sorts of nifty links to tips for Google placement and other search engine info.
You can find out who is linked to your web site by going to altavista.com and typing (without the quotes) “link:www.yourdomain.com” in the search box. The results will be a list of sites that are linked to the URL you typed.