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Powerful Software For Webmasters

Oct 21, 2007
One of the best webmaster tools available for free on the web is certainly provided by Google. Google provides many fantastic tools of which most webmasters are unaware. Worse still, some webmasters realize the tools exist but haven't investigated them. The ones who don't make the most of these Google webmaster tools are at a considerable disadvantage to those who do use them. The first step is to register for an account with Google. Once you've done that you need to open one of their Adwords accounts. You'll need the Adwords account in order to access the most powerful Google tools, so you should open one even if you don't foresee that you'll need to place any Adwords advertisements.

Whatever your internet business, it is critical that you understand how to do keyword research. Effective marketing requires close attention to this basic aspect of online business, but fortunately Google offers a free service to assist you. Their free keyword suggestion tool will assist your research greatly. You can locate this tool by using "Google keyword suggestion" as your search term in the Google text box, and then following the link in the first of the search results. Using this tool can reduce struggling with your business.

The next very powerful tool is their site analytics software. You need an Adwords account for this one, but it is an amazing tool that tracks visitors to your site. This tool allows you see a wealth of data about how they found you and whether they are converting to customers and/or leads on your site. Similar software costs hundreds of dollars and is not nearly as user friendly and powerful. Using this software is an absolute must for any serious webmaster.

The last software we address, but by no means the least important, is the suite of webmaster tools. These tools give you up-to-date information on any problems with your pages, the number of pages contained in your index, and a detailed compilation of every page on the internet that links to your pages. This list can help you establish why your page ranks well or poorly for search terms that you think are appropriate to your company. This fairly new addition to Google's software offerings is probably the most important software that google has ever released. It has been highly effective and I recommend it very strongly.
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You can get a free copy of my latest ebook by clicking here: The 7 Keys To Business Marketing Success . Eric Menzies writes about Search Engine Marketing Firm and much more at http
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