After launching a website, it is the desire of a website owner that lots of people should visit his website. There are various ways to bring traffic to your website but search engines are the best and free ways to bring millions of traffic to your website. In order to bring your website on the first page of the search engines, you will have to do SEO for your website. While doing the SEO for your website, you should monitor the position of your website against a specific keyword. This is known as keyword tracking. There are lots of tools to check keyword tracking of a website. In these keyword tracking tools, some are free and some are paid. If you don’t afford paid tools, you should try to use free tools. Here, we will discuss the top 5 free online tools to check the ranking of keywords.
Small SEO Tools:
If you want to do SEO for your website, you should use Small SEO Tools. Its reason is that Small SEO Tools is providing lots of services for users. By using this essential tool, it is possible for the website owners to check plagiarism, to check grammar, to rewrite the article, to track the position, to check the domain authority and much more. All of these tools are freely available on this website. If you want to check the ranking of your keyword, you should try to follow these essential steps;
- First of all, you should open the keyword position checker (https://smallseotools.com/keyword-position/) of Small SEO Tools.
- You will see two options on this page. First is ‘By Keywords’ and the second is ‘By URL’. You should select one of them.
- If you have selected ‘By URL’, you just need to enter your URL and hit the ‘Check Position’ button. It will provide a complete table against your URL. In this table, you will get a list of keywords along with their position, search volume and number of results.
- On the other hand, if you have selected ‘By Keyword’, it means that you want to check the position of a particular keyword. For this reason, you will have to enter the URL of your website, select your search engine, select the required device, enter the keyword and hit the ‘Check Position’ button and it will show you the position of your keyword.
Google Search Console:
If you want to show your website in Google search results, you will have to submit your website in the Google Webmaster Tools. By using Google Search Console, it is also easy for you to track the position of keywords. Google Search Console is the tool of Google and it provides you with lots of data about your website and you can use this tool free of cost. On the Google Search Console, you will have to click on the ‘Performance’, and it will show all the data relevant to your keywords like total clicks, total impressions, average position and average CTR etc.
Sure Oak (https://www.sureoak.com/tools/keyword-rank-checker/):
It is also a free tool to check the position of your website. It is providing an easy to use the layout in order to check the position of your keyword. It is also providing lots of services for the SEO of your website but if you want to track the position of your website, you will have to click on the ‘Keyword Rank Checker’ and you will have to enter your domain name and required keyword. After entering this detail, you will have to click on the ‘Find Keyword Position Now!’ button and it will show you the position of your keyword.
Search Engine Reports (https://searchenginereports.net/):
This free tool is also providing lots of tools for users to improve the SEO of their websites. In these tools, it is also providing a free tool for the users to track the position of the keywords. Like Small SEO Tools, you can also track the position of your keywords either by entering the URL or by providing detail of the keyword. The most essential benefit of this free tool is that it also allows the user to track the position of keywords against your competitor.
THE HOTH (https://www.thehoth.com/search-engine-rankings/):
It is also providing a free keyword tracking tool for users. In order to use this tool, you just need to add the URL of your website and it will provide a list of all the keywords of your website that are ranking in the Google. In this list, you will get keywords, their ranks in the Google, monthly search volume of these keywords, traffic and search trends.
Chris Greenwalty is a tech blogger at The Academic Papers UK. He often writes on different tech and social issues.