You can’t go wrong with Answer the Public! When we first stumbled upon it, we were blown away by how the keywords were visually sorted out for your ease.
It pulls auto-complete search queries for each term from Google alongside the most commonly asked questions on blogs, forums, and sites like Quora.
The end result is no less than magic. We did a quick search for the term work from home and this is what we got:
There are variations for each keyword with questions such as what, why, and how, etc. to give you a different perspective for each keyword.
Google Autocomplete suggestions
The best free SEO tool for anyone getting started! Write a keyword and get a list of auto-complete suggestions in Google. While a great point to start, save time and effort in getting data by using Answer The Public.
Google Keyword Planner
Google’s keyword research tool is integrated with Google Ads, the proprietary program webmasters use to execute PPC campaigns. The Keyword planner provides you with an estimation of each keyword’s search volume for all locations alongside its CPC and competition.
With just a few seed keywords, you can generate hundreds of new keyword ideas. Unfortunately it does not provide an accurate search volume for each keyword. Rather, it displays data in ranges from 100 to 1000, 1000 to 10000 and so on.
But, it’s a great marketing tool for webmasters just starting their SEO campaigns.
The legendary keyword tool by Ahref’s allows you to search data on up to 100 keywords from 170+ countries. In their free version, you get keyword difficulty score for the top 10 most-search keywords alongside 50 most commonly asked questions.
Free Technical SEO Tools
Technical SEO tools allow you to study the technicalities of your website performance and its impact on SEO. Here are these:
How can you talk about free SEO tools in 2021 and forget about Google Search Console? Previously known as Google Webmasters tool, it allows you to study your website’s performance and issues in Google Search.
What we really love is the simplicity and versatility of this tool. You can submit sitemaps, fix technical errors, understand clicks, CTRs and check on other performance metrics of your website.
A fast, excellent and amazing SEO tool allows you to analyze and audit technical site issues including backlinks. As your site grows, it becomes impossible to manually check issues with each link.
With the ability to crawl up to 500 URLs in its free version, you get a complete report on issues with each link such as HTTP header errors, and crawl errors.
Free Link Building (Manual PR and Outreach) Tools
We get it. It’s a pain in the neck to develop manual backlinks. Finding out and reaching the right webmasters takes up a lot of time and effort. It takes a great deal of patience to develop backlinks, which today is still an important ranking factor.
Luckily, there are tools that allow you to optimize the entire process and save up on time.
Voila Norbert is an email finder. It is majorly utilized by people in sales, marketing, PR, and recruitment to find and reach the right contacts. The tool has a tremendous 98% success rate, which means, finding the wrong email address would be a rare case.
Besides finding email addresses, Voila Norbert can also be helpful in verifying your email lists. A verified email list makes sure you have a healthy sender score. Norbert makes sure every email you send reaches a real person. That is a direct positive impact on deliverability, open rates, and your overall campaign performance.
When it comes to guest post outreach, there are higher chances you’ll end up wasting your efforts on a non-existing email address. Norbert can be a handy tool in such cases to make sure you’re hustling in the right direction.