Blogging is growing at such a tremendous speed that it has gained a lot of popularity in recent years.
This platform gives you so much freedom that you can leverage your skills and passions and convert them into money by writing stunning & user-friendly articles.
Where many pro bloggers suggest using premium tools for the quick growth in blogging, here I have listed the top 101 free tools which I have personally used to grow my blog with a series of blogs.
These FREE blogging tools can help you to build your blogging business in your initial days.
So let’s start a discussion with the first category that is mandatory in the blogging journey. This article is mainly focused on the SEO tools that you need to use to grow your blog.
FREE SEO Tools
SEO is a favorite subject of every blogger, that’s why we have listed all the SEO tools at the very first article. These are some of the best available SEO tools which you can use and build a really awesome blog by using them on a daily basis.
AnswerThePublic is a great FREE tool to generate awesome ideas around any given keyword. These can generate many long-tail keywords and FAQs around you seed keyword and you can cover them in your blog posts to write a mega article.
Screaming Frog is a small tool having so many awesome features. It can help you do a free audit of your blog and help you see all the errors. This is a software that you can install on macOS as well as Windows operating system.
Just enter your website URL and it will start crawling your URL. In just a few minutes, it will create a report for you showing all the errors on the site. You can download the excel file and optimize the links with errors.
Uber Suggest is the FREE keyword research tool recently bought by Neil Patel. This tool lets you do the keyword research for free and you can see the top ranking websites of your competitors.
LSIGraph tool will help you to collect all the LSI (or related) keywords around your seed keyword.
#5. Keyword Tool
Keyword Tool is a paid tool but it gives you 3 searches free per day. They have created the research tool for Bing, Yahoo, Amazon, eBay, Instagram, and Twitter.
If you want to check the domain authority of many URLs in the bulk quantity, this tool can help you do the job.
You can check 250 URLs for free with the tool.
Have you ever worries how your article would look in Google SERP when it would rank? Well, this tool can help you see the previous just by adding small information.
#8. URL Builder
URL Builder is a free tool that can help you to add various parameters in your URL so that you can track the performance when you are running Google Ads.
URL created by this tool can be used anywhere to track the performance from various traffic sources.
Mozcast is an unofficial tool that shows you the status of Google algorithm updates on a daily basis. Just by seeing the Moz bars, you can see the impact of any Google algorithm.
#10. Schema Generator
If you want to create any specific Schema and use it on any custom-built platform, this tool can help you create the Schema for you. Just select the type of Schema you want to build, enter the required data and at the end copy-paste the code in your website.
#11. FAQ Schema Generator
FAQ Schema Generator is a free tool to generate JSON-LD Schema. Simply add all your questions and answers in the boxes and copy-paste the generated code in your blog post.
This is one of the most effective tools to find the broken links on any website. They have very simple to use UI where you can find the broken links and download the reports easily.
#13. Moz Link Explorer
Moz created Domain Authority and Page Authority. You can open the link above and check the DA/PA of any website at free of cost.
#14. Robots.txt Generator
Robots text is one of the most crucial files on your server. One mistake in that file can break your whole website and it can bring disastrous consequences. With this tool, you can create a customized robot text file and use it on your website without any issue.
If your website in different languages, you can use this tool to generate hreflang tags. Just select the languages which you want to use on the website and create tags in different languages.
If you are running your website without any CMS then it becomes difficult to create the 301 redirects. This tool will help you to create 301 redirects which you can implement on your website just by copying and pasting a small code.
#17. XML Sitemaps
Do you want to create an XML sitemap of your site in just a few clicks? This website will serve the purpose by giving you a quick option to create the sitemap.
This will show your website’s traffic stats as well as Google algorithm changes in one graph. So just by seeing the graph, you can analyze that when your website was affected during various updates.
Google Search Console is the first-ever friend of every blogger. The chances are that you are already using this tool to track the performance of your blog for free. If you are not using this tool, just go and create your account right now.
Google Keyword Planner is an awesome FREE tool to do the keyword research. If you are just starting your blogging career and don’t want to invest money on the expensive tools, GKP is your best friend.
#21. Google Analytics
This FREE Google tool lets you see the number of visitors on your blog, see how many people are visiting any specific page and which are top traffic driving countries.
SimilarWeb is an awesome tool to see the stats of any website. You can check top traffic-driving posts, traffic sources, top categories, top external links etc. with this tool.
#24. Website Down Checker
This free tool lets you check any URL and show you if the URL is down only for you or it is down worldwide.
I hope you got a lot of tools by reading this article, which you can use to build your business.
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