Welcome to "SEOCrazy"!!! Subscribe the Blog Feed for Latest SEO Tips and Techniques.
Enjoy your stay... :-)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Top 11 Internet Marketing Tools that a Internet Marketer Should Use

While looking for some internet marketing tools, I landed on Evan Carmichael's post The Top 11 Tools You’ve Never Heard Of for Internet Marketers - SEO University. I found these tools very important so featuring the same on my blog.

Firefox Extensions

1) Firefox Extensions (https://addons.mozilla.org/en‐US/firefox/) - Add-ons are extensions of the browser that add new functionality to Firefox or change its appearance

  • Pros: Tools work right within your browser, very quick, very powerful, and very free
  • Critiques: None ‐ critiques usually resolved with extension updates
  • Cool: Audit a clients site live: SE issues, opt. improvement
  • Cost: FREE

2) IceRocket (http://www.icerocket.com/)
- IceRocket is an Internet search engine specialized in searching blogs.
  • Pros: Real‐time monitoring of blogs/social media, Link, topic & trend tracking tools
  • Critiques: Can’t search videos directly, Some searches take up to a minute to load
  • Cool: BigBuzz Search
  • Cost: FREE

3) Google Geo Search
(http://www.contentranch.com/google-geo-search-tool/) - The Google Search Tool is a simple tool that creates a url to the official google search page based on the location and data center you choose.
  • Pros: Search Google by region, Simple to use, quick and streamlined
  • Critiques: None
  • Cool: No ads, No clutter
  • Cost: FREE

4) Domain Report Tool
(http://www.bruceclay.com/web_rank.htm) - The Domain Report tool will check Google, Yahoo! Search and Live Search to see how many pages for each site are indexed in each engine.
  • Pros: Tally & compare search engine indexing, Determine competitor search presence
  • Critiques: No export option, Can take up to 5 minutes
  • Cool: Free! Even without ‘Bruce Clay’ subscription
  • Cost: FREE

5) BackTweets
(http://backtweets.com/) - Search for links on Twitter.
  • Pros: Search Twitter for links to your site, See’s through compressed URL’s, Sort results by date or user
  • Critiques: None
  • Cool: Set up regular RSS updates
  • Cost: FREE

6) Know’em
(http://knowem.com/) - KnowEm checks the availability of your brand name, user name or vanity URL on 120 popular Social Media websites.
  • Pros: Check brand‐name availability for 120 social networks, Very quick and easy!
  • Critiques: Occasional network error when pinging site(s)
  • Cool: Promote brand cohesiveness, Monitor brand/identity theft, Can automatically register your username for extra$$
  • Cost: FREE

SpyFu (http://www.spyfu.com/) - Spy on your online competitors and download competitors keywords and adwords.
  • Pros: Great competitive insight on PPC & Organic, Works in browser, quick & thorough, Free stuff is good – though you can subscribe for more
  • Critiques: Busy interface, Not intuitive as to what a particular button/tool does
  • Cool: Dashboard: charts and data mash‐ups
  • Cost: FREE plus subscription options

8) Backlink Checker Tool
(http://www.smartpagerank.com/pagerank-backlinks.php) - Enables webmasters to check their pagerank, monitor the PR of competitor’s backlinks, estimate a value of their site, and more.
  • Pros: Quickly oversee a site’s backlinks, Show which links have the ‘nofollow’ tag, List anchor text for incoming links as well as their PageRank
  • Critiques: Don’t forget the ‘http://’ or it returns no results
  • Cool: Smartpagerank.com also has other useful tools
  • Cost: FREE

9) GSiteCrawler
(http://www.gsitecrawler.com) - Windows Generator for Google SiteMap Files.
  • Pros: Crawl simulation provides detailed spidey‐vision, View canonical and duplicate content issues, aborted URLs, page, file sizes and more, Automatic XML sitemap creation
  • Critiques: Large sites may take a few hours and need to be run overnight, Crawlers will get stuck in a loop on sites with dynamic URLs
  • Cool: One‐stop audit shop, Exports multiple reports
  • Cost: FREE

10) Google Insights for Search
(http://www.google.com/insights/search/#) - With Google Insights for Search, you can compare search volume patterns across specific regions, categories, time frames and properties.
  • Pros: Identify phrases by topic/brand/category you want to rank on, Geo‐target where to sell your products, Identify product seasonality, Identify if news stories relate to spikes in searches
  • Critiques: No “real” search frequency number only relative comparison
  • Cool: Breakout tool identifies phrases rising in search frequencies
  • Cost: FREE

11) Epiar Negative Keywords Lists
(http://www.epiar.com/ppc-negative-keyword-lists/) - Negative keyword targeting is becoming increasingly popular to weed out worthless impressions and clicks in pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns.
  • Pros: Save 5% to 40% on PPC spend! And maintain/increase sales, Quick! Set of 14 or 19 online questions, Premium NKL custom keyword research per PPC campaig, Instantly generates list of top 2500 or 5000 negative keywords
  • Critiques: Not free
  • Cool: Premium NKL prioritized: Top 250 for Yahoo! or Top 65 for MSN
  • Cost: One time fee; no subscription


Ajit Chauhan said...

Hey, Nice internet marketing tool information

Keep it up...
Thanks and regards
Ajit Chauhan

Megha said...

the tips are really nice,however in indai i believe not many web marketers are using blogging as a technique of digital marketing

search engine optimization service said...

If we all use these tips simultaneously with eminence content and incoming links, our website will show a marvelous ranking growth. Glad to read this good information, I’ll be certain to practice good quality SEO behaviors.

Robert said...

Very well defined about internet marketing tools.

I think , therefore i may be said...

Hi manish

Thanks a ton. i found these to be extremely useful. If you get some time , please do visit our site www.findnearyou.com and give me your two pennies

Marc said...

Article submission is an effective process of building links. You just have to insert the important keywords there so that they will be crawled by the search engine.

Pavel said...

Thanks a Lot. Especially for Twitter search

Sophie said...


Thanks for the useful post.The beauty with online marketing is that you communicate globally to millions of surfers all over the world. Even if you think you have a crazy idea that nobody would really buy from you, you might be surprised when you see the outcome. Internet marketing is really the wave of the future. It is state of the art and the only way to go.

James said...

Hi Manish,

This is truly awesome information on Internet Marketing. Thanks a lot for sharing this useful post.

The internet marketing could save you lot of promotional & advertising cost and increase your sales figure by a small investment. But how to get into it if you want to start a new business or in case you have an existing business, then how to convert that to internet marketing based activity, is a challenge and needs expert direction.

Business consulting services is the other way with which the information marketers are trying to reach out to people who require help. These business consulting services are not only limited to the online businesses. These information marketers would provides business consulting services as Internet Business Consulting; Personal Business Consulting; and Superior Business Consulting.

Anonymous said...

A leading online web directory which offers category based popular and top sites. We have listings of top sites in various categories like Education, Games, Health, Hotels, Music, News, Shopping, Sports, Travel etc.

Anonymous said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Anonymous said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Anonymous said...

A leading online web directory which offers category based popular and top sites. We have provided the provision for free submit site in onlinewebsdirectory.com to expose your quality website in the search engines.

Directory Submission said...

Nice Blog. i liked it.

james said...

Nice post. Your blog will be helpful the new blogger like me.Thank you and good luck for you.
Email Marketing Software

Paul said...

Thanks for the useful links. I was familiar with some of them already, but there were a few new ones I'm going to be checking out. I appreciate your efforts.
copywriting videos

SEO-NCR said...

hi.....its cool dude......nice blog

Web Design Company India said...

Great Tips. You have given useful information's. Thanks.

Helpfulguy said...

Thank you for porivding us good inforamtions as well as tips about SEO!
I hope you could provide more of it!

great post!