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Tool / Resource Description

Rating (1-5)

Backlink checker - BackLinkWatch.com

Seems to be a little broken (does not show PR), but it does show link anchor text, which is pretty useful

2

Backlink checker - check-backlink.com

Shows anchor text, IP, Outbound Links for Google and Yahoo.  A little nicer than backlinkwatch.com

3

Backlink checker - Google [TIP]

Enter this into Google:

links:yoursite.com

4

Backlink checker - seopro.com.au

Shows Pagerank, link count and anchor text - unfortunate, also shows links from all the secondary pages

5

Backlink checker - Yahoo Site Explorer

Enter a URL and see links to the site and pages indexed

3

Backlink checker - Yahoo [TIP]

Enter this into Yahoo search:

link:http://www.yoursite.com -site:www.yoursite.com -site:yoursite.com

linkdomain:www.yoursite.com -site:www.yoursite.com -site:yoursite.com

3

Directories - check placement in top directories

A neat tool that shows whether your site appears in 40 directories. Also shows the site's ILQ, a measure of link strength.

4

Directories - GetListed.org

Check to see if your site appears in local directories

2

Keyword Density Analyzer - ranks.nl

Enter your URL to see keyword density. Very comprehensive statistics, and a graphical view.

4

Keyword Density Analyzer - SEObook.com

Enter your URL to see keyword density.

3

Keyword Generator - KeyWordDiscovery.com

Trellian - another paid keyword research tool

2

Keyword Generator - SEOBOOK

Generates keyword alternatives and provides extensive frequency data from several sources.

4

Keyword Generator - Wordtracker.com

Enter a keyword or search term, and see suggestions for related keywords

3

Keyword Research - Google Insights

Enter one to five search terms and see the relevant frequency of searches (displayed graphically), plus related searches. Also shows geographic search frequency.

5

Link checker - bad-neighborhood.com

Checks the outbound links on your site to be sure you are not linking to a bad neighborhood which will get you in trouble with Google.

1

Search Results Checker - ranks.nl

Enter a search term and see side-by-side results from selected search engines

1

Tool sets - Microsoft Internet Marketing Tools

Needs more exploration, but doesn't seem very spectacular.

2

Tool Sets - TUFaT SEO Tools

A script library from TUFaT.com: keyword suggestion, link popularity, PageRank, search engine position checker, Alexa traffic rank, link extractor, etc.

3

Intro to Internet Marketing

A series of short videos explaining the basics of Internet Marketing and SE0.

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