What software do you use for SEO?

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Hello fellow warriors,

I have been studying SEO quite extensively over the last three weeks and am looking to purchase some necessary software to be able to perform seo related research and tasks.

For research and due diligence purposes, I wanted to see what software everyone uses for their search engine optimization efforts.

Some of the software I've come across are:

Market Samurai
SE Nuke
SEO PowerSuite (SEO Spyglass, Link-Assistant)
Keyword Elite

What software do you use?
What software is most cost effective? -I noticed that SEO PowerSuite can be quite costly and has an ongoing monthly fees.
Are there benefits of using one software vs another, or in combination?

Thanks for your feedback.
#seo #software
  • Profile picture of the author dodly
    Market Samurai to choose your keywords and competition

    SE Nuke = spam = Google penalty
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    • Profile picture of the author AnniePot
      I received an email the other day pointing me to Push Button SEO. There's a long sales video and I'm almost convinced to buy, but after all the Google updates, I'm still just a little bit cautious.

      From what I've seen, it look very good.
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      • Profile picture of the author Vija
        Originally Posted by AnniePot View Post

        I received an email the other day pointing me to Push Button SEO. There's a long sales video and I'm almost convinced to buy, but after all the Google updates, I'm still just a little bit cautious.

        From what I've seen, it look very good.
        Just looked at it and it looks promising.
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    • Profile picture of the author StevenJones
      Originally Posted by dodly View Post

      Market Samurai to choose your keywords and competition

      SE Nuke = spam = Google penalty
      Totally disagree. If you spam you get a penalty, but if you know how to use a seo tool it works great.
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      • Profile picture of the author pakodeleon
        Originally Posted by StevenJones View Post

        Totally disagree. If you spam you get a penalty, but if you know how to use a seo tool it works great.
        totally agree... I also like to use SErobot... is like senuke but cheaper rigth now is like 19.90 per month

        really great tool...

        I heard something about magic submitter just include a campaign creator like Senuke...

        I only use

        SErobot
        Rank Builder
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    • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
      Originally Posted by dodly View Post

      Market Samurai to choose your keywords and competition

      SE Nuke = spam = Google penalty
      It's not really as much about the tool as it is the person using it.
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    • Profile picture of the author Pyramid Linkers
      Originally Posted by dodly View Post

      Market Samurai to choose your keywords and competition

      SE Nuke = spam = Google penalty
      I respectfully disagree. Spam is spam. You can create spam by hand or using a $127/month tool. If you promote your website with quality, unique content then Senuke is one of the most effective SEO tools to have in your repertoire. I've never had a site penalized and have been using Senuke X since it was released.
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  • Profile picture of the author socialbookmark
    I only used white hat seo tolls like IBP and Webceo and both of them were great for me. and now i don't use them too because i found that manual work is better than these tools. Its my idea about seo tools. Now i only use Google webmaster tool and Google adwords keyword tool if we can name them seo tools
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  • Profile picture of the author John Romaine
    1. Market Samurai
    2. Google Keyword Tool
    3. Common sense V2.1
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  • Profile picture of the author ktmakwana
    Many people make the mistake of trying to learn SEO from reading articles and posts on the Internet.

    The problem is that 80% of the information on the Internet is either not up to date or just not effective anymore.

    This leads to many hours of wasted time.

    Although it is expensive, I would suggest IBP:

    SEO software - Top 10 ranking guarantee - Search engine optimization tool
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  • Profile picture of the author hicksdelight
    brad callens niche finder
    traffic travis
    my own observation
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  • Profile picture of the author SamDermot
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    Market Samurai
    SE Nuke
    SEO PowerSuite (SEO Spyglass, Link-Assistant)
    Keyword Elite

    these software are really very helpful in doing SEO work.

    If you use Firefox browser then you can use more SEO tool in form of Addon....
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  • Profile picture of the author sovereignn
    SENuke is a great tool.

    Scrapebox is by far my favorite tool I've ranked #1 for many websites using solely Scrapebox
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  • Profile picture of the author alphalife
    Thanks for all your advice.

    I signed up for a trial offer with Market Samurai and am so far really impressed with their software.

    Right now I am going through their free training videos provided with the trial.

    Also after researching some of the other tools, they can get a bit pricy with continuous fees and charges for search algorithm updates.

    Is there a reason why Market Samurai offers all such updates for free?

    Thanks Again.
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    • Profile picture of the author Sclark
      Originally Posted by alphalife View Post

      Thanks for all your advice.

      I signed up for a trial offer with Market Samurai and am so far really impressed with their software.

      Right now I am going through their free training videos provided with the trial.

      Also after researching some of the other tools, they can get a bit pricy with continuous fees and charges for search algorithm updates.

      Is there a reason why Market Samurai offers all such updates for free?

      Thanks Again.
      They offer free updates to attract customers this way, I guess that's clear. As for me, I'd rather pay for updates than get incorrect data or encounter a situation like this.

      That's the reason I prefer SEO Powersuite. Also, if you want a lot of work done quickly and effectively, be ready to invest in some private lists as well.

      I've tried SENuke, it's actually a good tool, gotta know how to use it, though. It works differently than SEO Spyglass, and I think the choice would depend on your linking strategy.

      What I normally do is I use SEO Spyglass to locate dofollow link sources by analyzing competitors, then do manual link building. I'm largely white hat, so, like I said, don't know about you.
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  • Profile picture of the author smileverse
    I have never tried any third party seo tools/software for improving my website rankings or traffic. I use to use Google Analytics, Google webmaster tools, Google trends, Google Adword keyword tool to full fill my SEO tracking needs and to learn something helpful in the SEO.
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    • Profile picture of the author alphalife
      Smileverse,

      Check out Market Samurai - they actually offer a 12 day free trial period where you can test out the software for free. You'll find that using the software can make things easier for you and you'll get tools that can help you work more efficiently.

      I'm on my second day of the trial and I like it so far.
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  • Profile picture of the author Svetislav
    I think SENuke X may be the best out there I haven't used but I will go after senuke...but it's also important how you know properly to use
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  • Profile picture of the author faisalmaximus
    I use SEnuke X, Brute Force SEO and Scrapebox. Among them SEnuke X is the Boss and Scrapebox is something like oxygen, I can't live without These two software.
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  • Profile picture of the author ForallSEO
    These are so many different tools out there - IMO the best way to find out which is best suited to yourself would be signing up for the trials and comparing each
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  • Profile picture of the author WebPen
    It all depends on what you want first.

    Do you need a keyword tool? If so, look into Keyword Elite, Micro Niche Finder or Market Samurai.

    Want a backlinking tool? Go with SENuke or Article Marketing Robot, something like that.

    Backlinking tools can work great IF you use em the right way (not spamming useless articles with crappy quality across the Internet)
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  • Profile picture of the author HN
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    I find it amazing that so many people are in love with Market Samurai. I tried it for a few hours and realized that it is a joke.

    You are basically paying for an interface or rather slow and expensive web browser that displays you exact same data that you can get from Adwords Free Tool.
    The cons:
    1. When you click the Research Keyword the "Fetching Google Keyword Tool data" message box appears for about a minute or so.
    2. What you get is 100 results unless you provide this 3rd party software with your Adwords account password. In which case you get 800 results.
    3. After a while you might get another message "Your computer is sending too many queries" so you will get your IP banned, unless you are willing to mess with temporary adwords accounts and proxies.
    They justify the cost with added whistles and bells which I think are useless unless you get your keywords researched in the first place.
    For me this doesn't qualify as fast, efficient, advanced and flexible tool.

    Therefore I created my own advanced keyword tool where you can get over 10,000 results in less that a second for some keywords. You can also tell the software to only display long tail keywords (4, 5, 6 or more words) that have 100, 500, 1000 exact match searches, that cost $1, $5, $10 or more and have less than 1000, 100 or 10 pages in google found when doing "allintitle:" search.

    I am looking for a few people to try my keyword tool and compare it to any other existing software that you might be using. Nothing to download or install, it runs from my webserver, therefore can be used from different computers.

    Anyone interested?
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    • Profile picture of the author hicksdelight
      Originally Posted by HN View Post

      I find it amazing that so many people are in love with Market Samurai. I tried it for a few hours and realized that it is a joke.

      You are basically paying for an interface or rather slow and expensive web browser that displays you exact same data that you can get from Adwords Free Tool.
      The cons:
      1. When you click the Research Keyword the "Fetching Google Keyword Tool data" message box appears for about a minute or so.
      2. What you get is 100 results unless you provide this 3rd party software with your Adwords account password. In which case you get 800 results.
      3. After a while you might get another message "Your computer is sending too many queries" so you will get your IP banned, unless you are willing to mess with temporary adwords accounts and proxies.
      They justify the cost with added whistles and bells which I think are useless unless you get your keywords researched in the first place.
      For me this doesn't qualify as fast, efficient, advanced and flexible tool.

      Therefore I created my own advanced keyword tool where you can get over 10,000 results in less that a second for some keywords. You can also tell the software to only display long tail keywords (4, 5, 6 or more words) that have 100, 500, 1000 exact match searches, that cost $1, $5, $10 or more and have less than 1000, 100 or 10 pages in google found when doing "allintitle:" search.

      I am looking for a few people to try my keyword tool and compare it to any other existing software that you might be using. Nothing to download or install, it runs from my webserver, therefore can be used from different computers.

      Anyone interested?
      I will test it, pm me.
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  • Profile picture of the author mahacool
    None, I have ranked my sites from scratch by writing articles and some basic web 2.0 submissions. Unique quality is now the key.
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  • Profile picture of the author SuppaDave21
    ScrapeBox is a great software if used correctly, I mainly use it with private lists that I purchase. I rotate about 20 IP's every week and I don't blast a ton of links maybe 10 max a day per domain. Since I purchase high PR lists the index rate is really good and I don't have to spend any time worrying about that.
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  • Profile picture of the author gcoo029
    At this stage I'm only using market samuri and linklicious.me.

    Nice Thread

    Originally Posted by alphalife View Post

    Hello fellow warriors,

    I have been studying SEO quite extensively over the last three weeks and am looking to purchase some necessary software to be able to perform seo related research and tasks.

    For research and due diligence purposes, I wanted to see what software everyone uses for their search engine optimization efforts.

    Some of the software I've come across are:

    Market Samurai
    SE Nuke
    SEO PowerSuite (SEO Spyglass, Link-Assistant)
    Keyword Elite

    What software do you use?
    What software is most cost effective? -I noticed that SEO PowerSuite can be quite costly and has an ongoing monthly fees.
    Are there benefits of using one software vs another, or in combination?

    Thanks for your feedback.
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    • Profile picture of the author StevenJones
      Originally Posted by TheLinkMaster View Post

      I use SENuke, Market Samurai and my own observation.
      So I take it you have big pockets?
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  • Profile picture of the author sharonhurley
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    Google Analytics and Google Webmaster tools do pretty much everything I need.
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    • Profile picture of the author aygabtu
      Mostly just the google tools and the SERP check tool in my signature. Did I mention it was free?
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  • Profile picture of the author Al amin
    Micro niche finder
    and google search
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  • Profile picture of the author towhidzaman
    I was just planning to post same question here.Thanks for posting it.I'm planning to buy few software too.Thanks to all.
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    • Profile picture of the author StevenJones
      Originally Posted by TheProgrammer View Post

      i use Micro Niche Finder, Sick Submitter and SENuke X.
      You got too much money? You don't even need all these tools al together so what's the use?

      Simply get one SEO tool that does all the work for you.
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  • Profile picture of the author seenathkumar
    You should know for what purpose you are using tool, if you are using tool for creating back links then their will be a penalty from Google. If you are using tool for competitor analyze or for analyzing your website performance then their will be no issue, so you should know for what need you are using such tools.
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    • Profile picture of the author JSProjects
      Originally Posted by seenathkumar View Post

      You should know for what purpose you are using tool, if you are using tool for creating back links then their will be a penalty from Google. If you are using tool for competitor analyze or for analyzing your website performance then their will be no issue, so you should know for what need you are using such tools.
      Once again, it's not about the tool but the person using it.
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      • Profile picture of the author jinx1221
        Originally Posted by JSProjects View Post

        Once again, it's not about the tool but the person using it.
        Totally agree, its like, you need to know why and how you are using a tool before you buy and use one. Its like, you dont buy a hammer and say "all this hammer will do is RUIN your house", well yeah if you smash all the windows with it! But if you use it right, and actually hammer nails, it can IMPROVE your house. Thats my take.
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  • Profile picture of the author AndyBlackSEO
    SENUKE X to create the structure and links, Content Research Hub to create the spin ready content for it, plus I'm starting to get into 'quality' blog commenting again. I also use a network and some other tools.
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  • Profile picture of the author BTB
    There isn't any software out there that can do the thinking for you.

    If you do not know what you are doing the software available will either be useless or even damaging.

    For example SE Nuke is a beast, and a great program, but if you do not know what you are doing and more importantly why you are doing them then you aren't doing yourself any good.

    Like wise the keyword research tools are great tools, but if you don't know what you are looking for in a good keyword.

    The best tools are the ones that help you do what you would be doing anyway, so before running out and getting the tools for the job get a good understanding of what the job actually is and then find the tools that will help you along the way.
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    • Profile picture of the author acaforreal
      SEO Elite by Brad Callen is a great SEO tool
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    • Profile picture of the author kurtray
      Originally Posted by BTB View Post

      There isn't any software out there that can do the thinking for you.

      If you do not know what you are doing the software available will either be useless or even damaging.

      For example SE Nuke is a beast, and a great program, but if you do not know what you are doing and more importantly why you are doing them then you aren't doing yourself any good.

      Like wise the keyword research tools are great tools, but if you don't know what you are looking for in a good keyword.

      The best tools are the ones that help you do what you would be doing anyway, so before running out and getting the tools for the job get a good understanding of what the job actually is and then find the tools that will help you along the way.
      BTB,

      Great answer. It's amazing how the truth always stands tall among the weeds of bull crap advice from people who spout out their limited knowledge. Thanks for the fresh air of truth.

      Kurt
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  • Profile picture of the author igl0w
    chek out also BSS - 50 or 55 tools in 1 - youtube.com/bestseosuite
    i personally use that all time
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    • Profile picture of the author thriftgirl62
      Originally Posted by ktmakwana View Post

      Many people make the mistake of trying to learn SEO from reading articles and posts on the Internet.

      The problem is that 80% of the information on the Internet is either not up to date or just not effective anymore.

      This leads to many hours of wasted time.

      Although it is expensive, I would suggest IBP:

      SEO software - Top 10 ranking guarantee - Search engine optimization tool
      Originally Posted by boybawang View Post

      An important thing to keep in mind regarding SEO software is that the tools and techniques are constantly changing. Online business ventures are evolving at an incredible rate; what was considered cutting edge a few weeks ago is termed 'traditional' today.!
      Originally Posted by BTB View Post

      There isn't any software out there that can do the thinking for you.

      If you do not know what you are doing the software available will either be useless or even damaging.

      For example SE Nuke is a beast, and a great program, but if you do not know what you are doing and more importantly why you are doing them then you aren't doing yourself any good.

      Like wise the keyword research tools are great tools, but if you don't know what you are looking for in a good keyword.

      The best tools are the ones that help you do what you would be doing anyway, so before running out and getting the tools for the job get a good understanding of what the job actually is and then find the tools that will help you along the way.
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      You don't pay until you rank. Period. You know up front exactly what the cost will be and what changes, if any you need to make before they even get started ranking you for the keywords you want. Most websites are doomed from the start but nobody mentions that minor detail. Sellers assume your website is ready to be optimized just like you assume people who want gas cans filled up have cars or lawn mowers.

      Ignored or deleted questions have the same answer: "ask me no questions and I'll tell you no lies." Challenging assumptions makes more waves than friends because too many of the "wrong" questions can alter perception and make people stop and think instead of listen and buy.

      We are supposed to assume "it takes money to make money" means spending money buying products and tools if you want to make any "real" money. What about spending time? Time is money too and [B]spending both TIME and MONEY leaves very little time to learn how to use anything like an expert, so of course, nothing seems to work. I don't know this for sure, but the few "real" success stories are probably embellished with innuendos and strategically placed words in sentences that make readers use their imagination to fill in the blanks.

      Here's a good example: Affiliate Recon | Six Figure Market Intelligence It's brand new - I bought that before the public release - the advanced gold version upgrade too. BUT I'll probably end up canceling it because I don't have time to figure out how it works so I won't use it. ANYONE want to partner with me and spend time instead of money? "Instead" of money means spending time only - NOT both. Or, does EVERYONE already have more tools and products than they have time to use? Can somebody tell me because I think honest, hard-working people with more time than money to spend is the answer.

      See this website? Weightloss On Zoloft That's for geo-targeted lead generation - another tool I haven't had time use. It takes all of 5 minutes to produce exactly what you see there, SEO optimized with a back-end ready to configure properly so everything works right, including that lost pop-up that won't stop going in circles. I would have more time but now I'm having more fun with Facebook Apps. LoveClaw Lovers Page on Facebook | Facebook

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  • Profile picture of the author Vic Shinoda
    my tools right now : Mini Niche Screaper, Google Keyword Tool, Keyword Spyglass
    I am wondering which one is the most powerful SEO tool?
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  • Profile picture of the author markkislich
    What about this service, one-way-links.com? Anybody ever heard of that, any feedback/experience?

    Thanks,

    Mark
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  • Profile picture of the author warnerrandolph
    This is what I use..
    1. Bookmarking demon
    2. article marketing robot
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  • Profile picture of the author pschout
    I'm also orientating. One of the most important functions i need is an good and accurate backlink analyse option.

    Which one do you recommend?
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  • Profile picture of the author footfoot
    Watch out for SEO Powersuite. They sneak in a an algo update subscription on you which can get costly. If you don't buy it after 6 months free the program basically stops working which I didn't see mentioned anywhere
    Very misleading.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rache
    For my keyword progress I use AWR or Advanced Web Ranking Software. For keyword research I use Google Adwords and Insights

    For my campaigns, I use my instincts
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  • Profile picture of the author Addyson
    Google webmaster tool & Google analytics.
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  • Profile picture of the author uoftenwinny
    right, use the SEO tool correctly, it will do good to your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author ashish123
    hi,
    i am using software in SEO roboform,inform enter for fast work
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