A list of Chrome extensions that every SEO professional should be using in 2019.
There are so many different aspects and elements that fall under the SEO umbrellas that it’s always helpful to have the right tools at your disposal.
If Chrome is your browser of choice as an SEO expert, these are the extensions you should be using.
Since content marketing is now one of the most important areas of SEO, this is definitely a plugin you want to be using. Marketers can now search for the most popular content for a variety of topics without leaving Chrome. BuzzSumo offers insights into the performance of any content piece, including engagement metrics and backlinks. This is an ideal tool for those wanting to analyse competitor content and brainstorm content ideas.
This free extension makes it easier to create content that search engines want to see. The SEO TextOptimizer extension not only measures the quality of the copy you create but will give you topic and keyword ideas too. It’s incredibly easy to use to it’s an ideal extension for anyone in SEO or content marketing.
If you’re looking for an easy way to analyse core SEO metrics for any given page appearing in Google’s search results, this extension will help you do just that. From SEO audits and backlink analysis to social statistics, marketing experts will instantly access a comprehensive overview of the SERP of their choice.
Building backlinks is a crucial part of a successful SEO strategy but it can be a time-consuming activity when you don’t have the right tools at your disposal. The LinkMiner extension for Chrome is designed to show marketers backlink and social data for any link on a page. The links can then easily be exported to a CSV file.
Easily identify any links that have a nofollow metatag with the help of the NoFollow extension. This tool helps SEO professionals determine which third party sites are backlinking to their website with followed or indexed links. If you are currently using nofollow links on particular pages on your website, you can also use the extension to double check they’ve been coded correctly.
If you’ve ever wanted to find out what a specific website has been built with, this extension makes it super simple. Discovering more about the technologies used to build different sites helps developers and SEO professionals to get ideas and create websites that offer a superior user experience – a green flag for Google! The extension tracks aspects such as widgets, hosting, content delivery networks, frameworks and more.
The WooRank extension for Chrome offers in-depth SEO reports that also cover mobile and usability. WooRank reports will provide you with recommendations on what it will take to get your website onto page 1 of Google. Once the plugin has been installed, the WooRank icon will open a comprehensive menu to the right of your web page and will pull through stats such as traffic and provide you with data such as meta keywords, internal and external links and meta descriptions.
Regardless of what you want to achieve, the Chrome Web Store has one of the widest selections of free SEO extensions that will make your job that much easier.