The one thing I have learned is that every affiliate marketer needs tools to make their jobs easier, and if you are on a budget, then these tools will be that much more appealing. Now, when I say free, I do not mean poor quality. The following tools I am going to share are very effective and will be on your must-have list well beyond the beginning stages.
This is a very handy little tool. I actually found this gem by accident and I love it! You literally sign up, answer some questions about your business and what you are trying to accomplish and then BAM! a ton of traffic ideas populate in seconds.
If you are in this marketing thing for the long haul, then you either know or will come to know that ideas for content creation can be difficult and time consuming. Content Idea Generator will definitely help you.
Headlines are a very important part of your content. They are the intro and one of the reasons a visitor will click on your post or move on, so it makes sense to have our headlines analyzed.
Coschedule Headline Analyzer is a great free tool and will help you to not only fine tune your headlines but provide some useful tips as well.
Working off of Google Suggest, this free keyword suggestion tool will prove very useful when looking for niche ideas.
If you want to receive some love from Google, then you definitely should be using their tools. Sounds sort a like a bribe, doesn’t it? Well, lucky for us, Google has some awesome data gatheing tools!
Google Webmaster Tools is a free analyzing platform so to speak. You will be able to find out exactly what is going on with your website and then make decisions/adjustments as needed. It’s really not optional , it is more of a must have!
Along with the webmaster tools, this is another free tool offered by Google and is a must have for tracking and reporting your website’s statistics.
Free keyword rank checker that allows you to quickly check, track and graph the top 300 SERP results or search engine ranking for multiple domains and keywords.
Bitly is a service that allows you to shorten URL’s, which comes in very handy in places such as Twitter where you have a limited amount of space in which to “tweet” your ad.
Awesome high resolution photographs
Looking for something different? These free photos will definitely add life to your site, page or post.
Some free, some you have the option to pay for. They offer a search feature that makes looking for the right photo a lot easier.
Snag it is a powerful screen capture tool that allows you to edit an image or video and then share it on your site.
Free screenshot program that works with both Mac and Windows. This toll will allow you to make screenshots, edit them, draw on them, shoot videos and then share. Very cool!
Chartgo is a free graph maker tool that allows you to create charts/graphs for insertion into your site. These are great for product reviews.
GifMaker allows you the ability to create animated gifs, slideshows and videos for free.
Pixlr offers a free editing tool that allows you to customize a logo.
Canva is a free design tool aimed at anyone who wants to spruce up their images. It is the next best thing to having Photoshop but without the cost. This is a great tool. If you have not tried it, you must!
Want to add a how-to video to a specific page or post? Screen Cast O Matic will allow you to do just that. Super easy to use and really good quality.
If you have used any of the above free affiliate marketing tools or have any that you would like to recommend, please leave a comment. I would love to hear your feedback. Make it a great day!