By: Robert Lowdon
Here is a quick list of tools that are essential to any
building a website or trying to understand their web presence:
Google Webmaster Tools
Probably the most essential tool for anyone building a website. First you get a website and then you get webmaster tools.
allows you to submit your content directly to Google and basically gives you the nuts and bolts of how your website is performing.
Information is power.
provides all the insight you need to know related to web traffic.
is probably the best blogging platform right now. Almost everyone uses it, and blogging is great for rankings because it provides your website with a steady stream of content.
Seomoz or Moz
as it now called offers a variety of tools that grade your site and give insight. Most of them can be used free with a daily limit.
You're probably thinking this comes out of left field. How does twitter help my website. The answer is simple
content gets indexed fast by Google, sometimes in less than an hour. If you want your content to be found this is a great place to start.