There are many tools available to assist you with your website – here’s our top 10:
Planning & Design Tools:
Quickly and easily check the availability of your business name / brand in domain names and social media platforms, plus see the competition in the search engines.
Color Scheme Designer
A fantastic tool for helping you generate a colour scheme for your website.
It also is excellent for suggesting a complementary colour to use with your existing website colour scheme – excellent for your call to action buttons!
Research your keywords – how many times are they being used in searches, what competition is there & what are the alternatives. The 2 main tools we suggest for this are:
Google Keyword Tool
NB: If you have a google account log out before using the keyword tool.
Generate up to 100 keywords from yours with indication of their popularity.
Also take a look at the Google Search based keyword tool
Test your website on a variety of browsers and operating systems to make sure it works for all your visitors.
Lynx Text Browser
See how your website looks to a search engine using a text-only browser.
Check whether your website is built to the web standards, helping ensure your website is visible to the widest audience possible. Why Validate? Read our article for more…
Google provides a range of fantastic tools for analysing your website.
Learn where your visitors come from and how they interact with your site.
Google Webmaster Tools
Reports on your websites visibility on Google: Page errors, see how your site ranks for different terms, view searches. Upload your website sitemap and track page indexing.
Keep an eye on websites mentioning your brand or linking to you. Also great for keeping an eye on your competitors links!
We also provide free web advice here within our blog.