Website design and SEO

This is my list of software that I use to help me rank pages on search engines. If you want to save a lot of time auditing your website and improving your SEO take a look at the free trials available using the links below. The links below are affiliate links and you will be supporting this website if you use any of the links.


Fast Website Hosting

If you would like to improve the ranking of your website you need to start by building your website on the fastest hosting you can afford. I recommend Kinsta.

Kinsta


WordPress Themes

Choosing the right WordPress theme is vital. A lot of free themes are bloated and load very slowly. I recommend Schema by My Theme Shop.

Schema WordPress Theme


WordPress Plugins

Installing lots of plugins is a big mistake. I use as few as I can. Here are a few I recommend.

Elementor


Search engine marketing

Working out how to beat your competition should be the first stage of the process. I recommend Surfer SEO and Semrush.

Surfer SEO – Free Trial

Semrush – Free Trial


Email marketing

Building a good email list is probably one of the most important things you can do. I recommend ConvertKit.

ConvertKit – Free Trial


Search engine optimisation guides

Search engine optimisation is a never ending subject. I have been learning SEO for over twenty years, and it is still changing every year. This is one of the best guides I have found.

Mangools SEO Guide