This is my collection of fantastic FREE internet marketing tools and resources.
There’s a lot of Internet Marketing Tools out there that are designed to just get money for you. Just because something is free, doesn’t mean it isn’t any good. There’s certainly a lot of crap out there, but I’ve personally rated all the following resources as excellent
Social Bookmarking and Ping Tools
- IMautomator – This site allows you to quickly create social bookmarks. You simply paste in the URL, hit the button to extract the title, description and tags, then choose a category and hit the submit button.
- SocialAdr – This is another site for creating social bookmarks. It works by having you create an account on various popular social bookmarking sites (initial set up takes around 20-30 mins), and then you gain credits for sharing other peoples links which enables you to submit your sites to the share queue.
- Linklicious – This service is designed to get your precious backlinks get indexed by creating RSS feeds of your backlink URLs. Has free option allows you to specify up to 2500 links per day, so that’s pretty generous.
- BulkPing – Has a variety of ping and RSS tools to get your sites and backlinks indexed.
Site Speed Tests
- Google Page Speed Test – Allows you to test how quickly your site loads and gives you suggestions on improving the speed.
- Webpage Speed Test – Great tool for testing your webpage load times. Has multiple locations to check your site from.
- Traffic Travis – This software would easily be the number one free SEO and keyword research tool of choice for Internet Marketers. Like a lot of software, it comes in a free and pro version. While the pro version has some nice features, the free version is still fully functional and is a great free internet marketing tool. Traffic Travis allows you do to keyword research, SEO page analysis, SEO competition and much more. Even if you own a tool like Market Samurai or Keyword Elite, Traffic Travis is still a great tool to have in your collection.
- SEO SpyGlass – A great piece of software that allows you to look at the details of the backlinks of your competitors. This is very valuable information to know in order to rank more highly.
- Xenu’s Link Sleuth – An excellent lightweight, but powerful tool for checking for broken links on your site.
- Open Site Explorer – A tool created by SEOmoz that reports back various backlinking metrics for a site. SEOmoz are highly respected in the SEO world and Open Site Explorer utilizes a huge amount of data.
- Majestic SEO Site Explorer – A similar tool to Open Site Explorer. The data from Majestic SEO is used in a lot of popular keyword research tools like Market Samurai.
- ahrefs – A variety of tools for backlink and SERP analysis.
- stock.xchng – Probably the best source of free stock images to use on your sites.
- Icon Finder – Search engine for finding graphic icons.
- XHeader – This software is definitely the easiest and quickest way to create professional looking header graphics without any graphic design skills.
- Cool Text – A great site for creating logos and buttons.
- Spintaxer – This is a simple, but effective tool I wrote to easily spin hyperlinks for use in software like Article Marketing Robot or blog submission sites like Article Ranks.
- GenSpinner – A simple tool to generate all possible combinations of spun text from standard spintax.
- What WordPress Theme Is That? – Simply enter a domain or URL and this tool will determine what WordPress theme is being used.