Deepcrawl – The Crawler of Choice for LARGE Websites

We were approached by Matt at DeepCrawl.co.uk to review their relatively young, but capable site crawl cloud based platform. When we first received the request, I was a little unsure as to how useful this tool will be when compared to well-known & comprehensive tools like Screaming Frog and IIS SEO Toolkit, both of which […]

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Get Your Backlink Growth History in Excel with the Links API Extension For Excel

Back in late November, we added Majestic SEO to the Links API Extension for Excel. If you’re using the extension in Excel, you can do pretty much everything the Majestic API will let you do (there are 19 API calls, I think) including URL metrics, anchor text and top pages and a lot of other stuff. Anyway, […]

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Using Google Docs To Generate Hot Content Strategies [Tool]

> Skip the chit chat, give me that tool now! It has been a little while now since my last blog post, but hopefully the wait has been worth it! I’m very excited to be writing this post and to be sharing this tool with you. Research for new content strategies takes time Every day […]

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IIS SEO Toolkit Secrets You Might Not Know

If you haven’t installed IIS toolkit yet, then what are you waiting for? Go! Now! Install IIS toolkit! This is truly a genius tool, and the amount of data that can be extracted is immense. In another blog post, Richard spoke about some cool techniques using IIS toolkit to find orphaned pages when combined with […]

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Lessons Learned: Building Simple SEO Tools

Almost a month ago, we released the anchor text tool, a simple URL by URL anchor text analyser that plugs in to the Anchor Text Linkscape API. If I’m honest, the tool was as much a learning device for future tool development as it was an opportunity to give something back to the community. I […]

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Analyse Your Anchor Text With The SEOgadget Anchor Text Tool

There hasn’t been as much blogging activity on this site in the past three weeks. For good reason, I’ve been on a (much needed) holiday after a mind blowing first 6 months of the year and, upon my return, I’ve been building a new toy. Image: Jared You can now analyse your anchor text with […]

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Http Status Reports With Open Site Explorer, Xenu and VLookup

Open Site Explorer is a really nice tool to enable quick and easy reviews of your best inbound links, most linked to pages and most frequently occurring anchors in text links. One of my favourite tools in OSE has always been the classic “Top Pages” report, allowing for deeper visibility on your most linked to […]

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Google Keyword Tool – Volume Data is Permanent

More exciting news after this week’s observations in the community that Google’s Keyword Toolwas temporarily spitting out real numbers – it’s doing it again! Is this a permanent change now? Let’s hope so! Go see for yourself at: https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal **Update: Yes, it looks like it is – Rebecca at SEOmoz included a link to this […]

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