Welcome, you just stumbled on a great free resource! As a Web Design Team we come across so many great tools and resources not only Search Engine Optimization but for web development and e-commerce. We believe in sharing so here is a listing we update as we find new stuff. The following reviewed and updated links combined with our experience in Design/Development/SEO since 1995 makes this a valuable resource. As the sections grow we will create new pages for them.
Graphic Design Design Outpost - Excellent group of designers that can create great looking templates for you. background patterns - need a background pattern well here you go.
Doman Name Tools: Expired Domains - Find some great expired domain names. GoDaddy - After market domains on GoDaddy.
Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Information and General Resources
Seomoz Ranking Factors
An excellent resource on all the many factors that go into a web pages rankings. Many of the industries top experts weigh in here to give you some great pespectives. A must read for anyone looking to do search engine optimization on their website.
Search Engine Forums
Great place to learn, ask questions, and get insight into all sorts of stuff! Some even rumor Google operatives hang out there.
Google Says Link -
"In general, webmasters can improve the rank of their sites by increasing the number of high-quality sites that link to their pages." For me this is one the most relevent sentences Google has out there. Quite simple; Get links!
Overture Keyword Selector Tool
The ever famous Overture keyword selector tool. Be careful because they switch it up so keywords are sometimes reversed. Common sense dictates here, still a great tool because it gives monthly volume.
Backlink Tools: Neat-O-Backlink Tool
A cool free tool that lets you check the number of backlinks to your website as well as the anchor text used.
Search Engine Directories To Submit To
* Ranked by order
· PayPal - Everyone knows Paypal but you might be surprised at all the added features they include now.
· Google Checkout - A great alternative to Paypal although not as widely used.
· 2 Checkout - They take 5.5% but users do not need to create an account like Paypal/Google.