Here’s my favorite resources and tools used in Internet Marketing:
Linkclump gives you the ability to drag a selection box around links using your mouse to quickly open as new tabs, open in new window, save as bookmarks, or copy to clipboard. Similar to Snap Links or Multi Links for Firefox
Hunter’s Chrome extension lets you immediately find the email addresses behind the websites you’re browsing.
Ahref backlink checker lets you check how many links going back to your website. Its backlink index is updated with fresh data every 15 minutes.
Tools for research tools
BuzzSumo is a research and monitoring tool. The functionality is broken down into 4 areas; namely (1) Find content that is most shared on social media channels, (2) Find influencers related to particular topics, (3) Get alerts based on keywords, brand name, links, author name or domain and (4) Track competitors and do an analysis based on their content.
BrandBucket is a great paid website for you to research and identify the creative business names for your business. You can also check out the logos and domain names available.
AdBeat is great research tool when you can see the ads that your competitors are using. This is so that you are see how to improve for your own ads.
Tools to marketing
Title & Headline Generator is free online tool which is effective to get tons of headlines and title ideas. But you will encounter a few titles not relevant to your keyword you can skip them and generate more ideas.
Tools for productivity hacks
Make A GIF is a very useful online tool to convert YouTube video, Pictures, Facebook post, video, webcam to animated GIF. This can be used in your blog or email to drive up conversion and engagement.
NiftyImages is an online tool which you use to personalized your email with countdown timer and a lot more. This is used by many major brands.
My blogpost on Online Productivity Tools you can use to work from home. Even the free version of these tools are features-rich enough for your use.
Rev.com is service that will help you transcript your video or calls.
MeetEdgar is an online tool that can you schedule posting of social media postings.
Tools to check your website performance
Pingdom Website Speed Test from different parts of the world.
GTmetrix is one of the best page speed tools.
WebPageTest is one of the more reliable and trusted website speed testing tools.
SEO Site Checkup is a great tool that lets you address page speed at the same time you’re looking into other search engine optimization factors. It covers (1) SEO, (2) Speed, (3) Server & Security, (4) Mobile Usability and (5) Advanced SEO.
Dotcol-tools.com Website Speed Test tool is an excellent choice if you are primarily concerned with analyzing how different users in different geographic regions experience your website.
UpTrends is a good, well-designed page speed testing tool. It doesn’t provide a lot of features not available elsewhere, but it can be a good client-facing option.
Reverse IP Lookup allows you to see what websites are hosted on the same server as you. To see if your host is overloaded.
Tools to check your website security
SUCURI is the most popular free website malware and security scanner. You can do a quick test for Malware, Website blacklisting, Injected SPAM and Defacements.
Website Vulnerability Scanner discovers common web application vulnerabilities and server configuration issues.
SSL Server Test by Qualys is essential to scan your website for SSL/TLS misconfiguration and vulnerabilities. It provides an in-depth analysis of your https:// URL including expiry day, overall rating, cipher, SSL/TLS version, handshake simulation, protocol details, BEAST, and much more.
UpGuard Web Scan is an external risk assessment tool that uses the publicly available information to grade. Good to get a quick security posture of your website.
SiteGuarding helps you to scan your domain for malware, website blacklisting, injected spam, defacement, and much more. The scanner is compatible with WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, osCommerce, Bulletin, and another platform. SiteGuarding also helps you to remove malware from your website, so if you are site is affected by viruses, they will be useful.
Web Cookies Scanner is a free all-in-one security tool suitable for scanning web applications. It is capable of searching vulnerabilities and privacy issues on HTTP cookies, Flash applets, HTML5 localStorage, and sessionStorage, Supercookies, and Evercookies. The tool also offers a free URL malware scanner and an HTTP, HTML, and SSL/TLS vulnerability scanner.
Tinfoil security first audits your website against top 10 OWASP vulnerabilities and then other known security holes. You get an actionable report and an option to re-scan once you are done with necessary fixes.
ScanMyServer provides one of the most comprehensive reports of varieties of security test like SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting, PHP Code Injection, Source Disclosure, HTTP Header Injection, Blind SQL Injection and much more.
Geekflare black-list check if the website is on Google backlist
Tools to secure your WordPress site
GotMLS: automatically scans for malware on your website, and it also automatically patches files in WordPress that can be vulnerable to attack. If suspicious code is found, GotMTLS can clean affected files automatically.
Wordfence: live traffic and hack reports, automatic threat detection, and a firewall that updates its security rules on the fly. This plugin also adds two-factor authentication, and scans for the Heartbleed vulnerability.
Tools for Quiz Setup
Interact Quiz Maker is a tool for creating online quizzes that generate leads, segment your audience, and drive traffic to your website. There is a free (limited functions) version as well.
Bucket.io is another great tool for creating quizzes. This is created by Ryan Levesque who wrote the best sellers, ASK and Choose.
Tools for Pinging Your Blog to index it fast
You can use 2-3 tools to ping the same URL of your blog or website. Don’t ping a single URL with 10 ping tools or 10 times with the same ping tool. I recommend to ping a URL only once with a single ping tool and use up to 3 or 4 ping tools.
Pingomatic is another well-known site. This service is usually in WordPress by default to automatically ping your posts.
Feedshark is another great ping site. You can ping your blog or website pages and RSS feeds, but also your Podcast URLs.
Pingler offers a free version and a paid version that has much more options.
Pingmyurl social ping.
Ping.in is a blog ping service that pings or notifies Weblog Services such as Blog Search Engines and blog directories that your blog has been updated