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Overview of site contents. Includes site map, glossary, and quick start checklist.
Contains information about keywords, on page SEO, link building, and social interaction.
Tips on how to buy traffic from search engines.
Learn how to track your success with organic SEO and PPC ads. Includes information about web analytics.
Creating a credible website is core to being linkworthy and selling to customers.
Learn how to make money from your websites.
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Links to useful audio and video information. We will create new SEO videos every month.
Exclusive member only interviews.
Coupons and offers to help you save money promoting your websites.
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Free & Paid Search Engine Rank Checkers

Overview: These free and paid tools allow you to track where your websites rank in the search results for important keywords, and track those trends versus competing sites and/or against your own marketing efforts to better understand the effectiveness of your marketing.

Free Ranking Checkers

Rank Checker.

  • Rank Checker - our free and fast Firefox extension which you can use to track your rankings over time.

Google Rank Checker Tools

These tools do not use the Google API, especially because Google rendered their API useless.

Paid Rank Checking Tools

Tracking where you already rank does not alert you to potential areas of opportunity that you have not yet focused on, but it is easier to rank for keywords related to words you already rank well for than it is to rank for a whole new basket of keywords.

  • Advanced Web Ranking - cloud-based tool. In the past they also offered a desktop version, but sunset it as cloud-based subscription revenues are far more profitable & require less customer support expenses than distributed desktop licensing sales.
  • Authority Labs - a web-based rank tracking tool.
  • Rank Tracker - downloadable software for a $89 6-month license.
  • - a web-based ranking tool similar to Authority Labs.
  • Wincher - free weekly or paid daily Google rank checking.
  • there are a number of newer cloud-based rank monitors like SEO Rank Monitor, Rankinity, Topvisor, Nightwatch & Rank Ranger

Numerous popular competitive research tools also include a rank tracking feature as part of their services.

Install a Rank Checker on Your Own Web Server

  • This zip file can be unzipped and installed on any web server which is PHP enabled. It includes a basic rank checker, an advanced rank cheker, a multi-keyword rank checker, a multi-domain rank checker, and a few other goodies. As Google updates their search results it may break these files...but fixing them should only take a couple minutes for a freelance PHP programmer. Our self-hosted script has been discontinued.

SERP Volatility Trackers

These tools track search results daily for thousands of keywords to track how much the search results have changed over the past day & how that change has compared against previous periods, making them helpful for determining if traffic shifts might be related to broader algorithmic changes, rather than something tied specifically to your site or web analytics implementation.

From the Engines

  • Google Webmaster Central - allows you to sign up for Google Sitemaps, shows some crawling errors, and a more complete view of your backlinks. Also shows keywords you rank well for and keywords that send you the most traffic.
  • Bing Webmaster Tools - similar to Google's offering, but it also allows you to pull link data from competing websites.

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