SEO & Web Tools

7 Keyword Research Tools for Bloggers

Filed in Blogging, MY BEST POSTS, SEO, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on February 1, 2013 14 Comments
7 Keyword Research Tools for Bloggers

I don’t always care about SEO with every blog post that I write. That’s because I’m not always trying to hit a home run with everything I publish. But when you do care about SEO, and you’re aiming to write a great piece of evergreen content — something that will stand the test of time [...]

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Local Citation Finder: Must-Have SEO Tool

Filed in Featured, Local Search, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on August 9, 2010 12 Comments
Local Citation Finder: Must-Have SEO Tool

One of the most common tactics in link building is to look for sites that link to your competitors and try to get the same sites to link to you. The effectiveness of this varies from site to site and industry to industry, but it’s one of the things you do early on when building [...]

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GetListed.org Opens UK Version of Local Search Tool

Filed in Featured, Local Search, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on June 17, 2010 2 Comments
GetListed.org Opens UK Version of Local Search Tool

Good news for local business owners in the UK: GetListed.org has launched a beta version specifically for the UK market. GetListed.org is a terrific tool that helps small business owners find and claim their listings on the primary local search engines.

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BulkWords: Keyword Suggestion & List Generator Tool

Filed in Featured, PPC Advertising, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on April 16, 2010 9 Comments
BulkWords: Keyword Suggestion & List Generator Tool

If you do a lot of keyword research — especially for PPC — you might want to check out a new tool called BulkWords. It combines a keyword suggestion tool and a keyword list generator into one interface that’s easy to use, not to mention easy on the eyes. There are three parts that make [...]

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How to Choose the Right Category in Google’s Local Listings

Filed in Local Search, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on February 8, 2010 1 Comment
How to Choose the Right Category in Google’s Local Listings

One of the most important things a small business can do with its listing in the Google Local Business Center is choose the right category(ies). In fact, “Associating LBL w/Proper Categories” scored very highly in last year’s Local Search Ranking Factors survey (see image at right). Mike Blumenthal, aka Professor Maps, has just released a [...]

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Keyword Discovery adds Question Phrases

Filed in SEO, SEO & Web Tools by Matt McGee on January 22, 2009 9 Comments
Keyword Discovery adds Question Phrases

At the suggestion of one of its customers, Keyword Discovery has added “Question Phrases” to its list of searchable databases. This means you can now enter a keyword and, rather than get back related keywords, you get a list of related questions that searchers have asked. Question Phrases appears as the last choice on the [...]

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