Welcome to the resources section, a list of the tools I strongly recommend for building analyzing, and optimizing your site.
I use these tools almost every day, and they are crucial to running Carloseo.com.
Must Have Tools
Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission at no extra cost for you. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel they will help you achieve your goals.
free Google Analytics - My favorite! If you have a website you must have it.
A well-implemented Analytics will be your most important ally to understand your visitors and make important decisions about your site.
Want to make sure your Analytics is correctly setup or need help with advanced tracking?
- I can personally help you.
Do you want to get the most out of Analytics?
- Check this excellent course from Jeff Sauer.
NameCheap - As the name suggest they offer excellent deals for domain names registrations.
Getresponse If you still don't have an email list for your site you are missing a huge opportunity, start building it now NOW! Getresponse offers an excellent control of your email subscribers, autoresponders mail templates, and many ways to track their actions.
Keyword Research Tool
free trial Long tail PRO - Using the right keyword is the difference between having 0 visitors or 1000. Longtail PRO is the best and most complete keyword research tool.
- You can read more on my Long tail PRO Review
free Disqus - The default comment system of WordPress is fine, but the reach and power of Disqus are amazing
Backlinks, Keyword and Competitor Analysis.
SEMrush - is the Google Analytics of SEO, is one of the most powerful tools you can use to get insights from your competitors’ strategies, your organic and paid search, keywords, and backlinks.
Siteground is, in my opinion, one of the best hostings. Since I moved my site there (back in 2015), I haven't thought of moving again:
- Fast and reliable,
- Excellent support for customizations, and troubleshooting,
- Plans for every type of website at a fair price,
- Both new sites and migrations are seamlessly
Visitor Recordings & Heatmaps
free Hotjar is a new and easy way to truly understand your web and mobile site visitors.
- Visitor recordings and Heatmaps
- Polls, Surveys
free Grammarly - As search engine algorithms evolve the weight of the user experience as ranking factor increases and grammar and spelling are a big part of it.
Grammarly corrects over 250 types of grammatical mistakes, while also catching contextual spelling errors and poor vocabulary usage.
- Check my review about Grammarly.