If you use the popular web browser Firefox and are interested in building up your freelancing business by using search engine optimization techniques, you’re in luck. There are many free SEO add-ons available for Firefox.
In this post, I’ll share 25 SEO add-ons and explain why freelancers might wish to download SEO tools to their browser.
25 Firefox SEO Add-ons
Here are 25 free search engine optimization add-ons that you can add to Firefox. (Note: although all of these tools are available free of charge, some tools do have a suggested donation to cover development costs.)
- SEO Doctor–Allows you to see how any website you visit is optimized in terms of SEO. It offers easy diagnosis of SEO problems and even offers solutions for common problems.
- SeoQuake SEO Extension–Extension allows users to obtain and investigate many important SEO parameters of the internet project under study on the fly, save them for future work, compare them with the results, obtained for other, competitive, projects.
- SenSEO–Analyzes web pages and tells you how good they fulfill on-page Search Engine Optimization criteria.
- Foxy SEO Tool–Toolbar that lets you access many well-known search engine tools like Google Site, Yahoo! Site Explorer, Live Fromlinks. It also includes well-known web traffic analysis sites like Alexa, Compete, Quantcast, as well as popular statistic aggregators like Quarkbase and WebSiteOutlook. Use this tool to check a site’s listing in many important directories.
- SEO Workers Web Page SEO Analysis Tool –Lets you to perform a basic analysis of the page in your browser with a single click. The results from the SEO Workers Analysis Tool are structured into useful groups.
- SEO Toolbar–This toolbar is fully customizable. There are several different views available, including icons and text, icons only or page ranks only (PageRank, Alexa Rank and PI Rank).
- SEO Professional Toolbar–Offers many SEO-related tools in one place. Display PageRank, S-Rank and the number of backlinks for visited pages. This toolbar also stores the history of ranks for selected sites. Highlight words, links, view number of words and more.
- SEOpen–Includes tools for Google backlinks, Yahoo backlinks, PageRank checker, and http header viewer.
- Swoosty SEO Tools–A tool that automatically shows the Google PageRank and Alexa ranking of all the sites you visit, and provides other essential tools for complete analysis. You can also activate and deactivate it without having to restart Firefox.
- KGen (Keyword Generator)–Lets you see what keywords are predominant on the web pages that you visit.
- SEO Stats–Provides an analysis of the popularity of your website. From Facebook to Twitter, you’ll know exactly how many links to your site are available through social networks and the number of backlinks and pages indexed in the major search engines.
- SEO and Site Analysis–Click on the SEO WooRank icon to generate an SEO report for your website.
- Affilorama SEO Toolbar –Provides you with useful information and data to make domain and page analysis of domains easier.
- Niche Watch Tool–Gives you the technical information you need to beat your online competition. This tool tracks backlinks number, indexed pages, keyword occurrences on the page, page rank, all in anchor, all in title, and all in text rank.
- Search Status–Shows helpful information like the Google PageRank of a page and its Alexa rank. It also includes Compete ranking and the SEOmoz Linkscape moz rank for a page. This tool also displays a fast keyword density analyzer, keyword/nofollow highlighting, backward/related links, and Alexa information.
- SEOHand–Keeps a record of a site’s placement on Google and Yahoo for any given keyword. Watch Google PageRank (PR), Backlinks, Saturation over time. The data is presented in graph and table format.
- SEO Status Page Rank/Alexa Toolbar–See Google Pagerank (PR) and Alexa rank for each website you visit.
- SEO Live YS Rank–Live search rank at the status bar, top searched keywords and search volume data for a specific site. Great for search marketing, keywords research and SEO.
- SmartPage Rank Toolbar–Includes the Alexa Rank and Page Rank. The usage of this toolbar will increase the Alexa Rank of the websites you visit.
- The KPRMS Toolbar–Website ranking and keyword monitoring service for Google, Yahoo and Bing. (As of this publication, this add-on has not been rated.)
- Money Quake–Displays your real-time earning statistics from most popular advertisement systems (like AdSense etc).
- SEO Info–Provides some information on the site you visit: indexed pages, backlinks, link report, pages reported on social network, pagerank, alexa rank, whois, and much more. (As of this publication, this add-on has not been rated.)
- SEO Status–Shows Google PR and Yandex TYC in status bar. Information can be load automatically or by click. Also highlights rel=nofollow and noindex tags.
- SEO Tools–Collection of useful search engine optimization tools.
- SEO Monitor –Information for SEO monitor users displayed in status bar.
We’ve shared 25 search engine optimization add-ons to help your freelancing business succeed. Now it’s time to discuss why freelancers should be aware of SEO techniques.
Why Use An SEO Add-on?
Adding SEO tools to your browser makes using SEO on your freelancing projects and your blog even easier. You don’t have to remember where to find a particular online tool. Your SEO tools can be integrated with your browser.
As we explained in an earlier post, search engine optimization is important to freelancers because it can help clients and perspective clients find you online through popular search engines.
If you design or develop web pages or if you write web content, using SEO techniques for your clients can also help set you apart from other freelancers in your field.
What About You?
We’ve shared 25 SEO Firefox add-ons, but as SEO add-ons go–these are just the tip of the iceberg. There are dozens more available.
Do you use SEO add-ons for Firefox? Have you used any of the tools in the list above? What are your favorite ones? If you could only use one Firefox SEO tool, which one would it be?
Share your answers in the comments.
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