Link Directory, Tools, Resources & Plugins

Analytics:

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics

https://moz.com/blog/absolute-beginners-guide-to-google-analytics

Google Analytics Plugin Of Choice

https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-analytics-for-wordpress/

GA Checker

http://www.gachecker.com/

Hubspot Marketing Grader (Grade Your Website in Seconds. Then Learn How to Improve it For Free)

https://marketing.grader.com

Website Traffic Intelligence

http://www.similarweb.com/

Best SEO Analytics Tool

http://www.semrush.com/

Content Creation: 

Frequently searched questions research

https://answerthepublic.com/

Transcription platform

https://zubtitle.com/ 

Content Plagiarism Checker

https://www.duplichecker.com/

Lorem Ipsum Generator

http://www.lipsum.com

Video Hosting General

https://www.youtube.com/

Video Hosting For Business

https://www.vidyard.com/

Content Publishing – Native Ads

http://www.outbrain.com

Everything PDFs

https://acrobat.adobe.com/au/en/acrobat.html

Clickbait Title Generator

http://www.contentrow.com/tools/link-bait-title-generator

http://tweakyourbiz.com/tools/title-generator/index.php

File Converter

https://cloudconvert.com/

Email:

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https://senderscore.org

Best Email Provider

https://workspace.google.com/

Email Marketing
MailChimp

Alternative: Pardot

Generating Buttons For A HTML Email Builder

https://buttons.cm/

Google:

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https://search.google.com/

Test My Site (By Google)

Provide mobile feedback

https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/feature/testmysite/

Google Trends

https://trends.google.com/trends/?geo=AU

Google Adwords

https://ads.google.com/home/

Google Analytics

http://www.google.com/analytics

Google Tag Manager

https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/tag-manager/

Google “My Business”

https://www.google.com/business

Google Page Speed Test

https://developers.google.com/speed

Google Mobile Friendly Test

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly

Google Developers Guide

https://developers.google.com

Design:

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https://www.remove.bg/

Colour Blender

https://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/color-blend/

Photo Editing Tools

https://www.adobe.com/au/creativecloud/services.html

Alternative: https://www.canva.com

Flowcharts

lucidchart.com

Easily Create Beautiful Infographics

http://piktochart.com

The best value for money stock company

https://elements.envato.com/

Colour Combinations Guide

https://color.adobe.com/create/color-wheel

Free stock photos

https://unsplash.com/ 

Marketing:

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http://www.sourcebottle.com

The Ultimate List of Marketing Statistics for 2020

http://www.hubspot.com/marketing-statistics

Our Email Automation System

https://www.pardot.com/

Advertising ROI Calculator

http://www.hubspot.com/ads-calculator

Online forms and surveys

https://www.surveymonkey.com/

Request E-signatures

https://acrobat.adobe.com/au/en/sign/free-trial-global.html

 

Online Booking Systems:

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https://calendly.com/

Local Event Calendar

https://www.eventbrite.com.au

Online Ticket Selling Platform

http://www.trybooking.com

Or

Do all three with one plugin

https://woocommerce.com/products/woocommerce-bookings/

SEO (SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION):

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https://www.semrush.com/dashboard/

XML Sitemap Generator

Rank Math Plugin

Breadcrumbs Information

https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/tips-tricks/how-to-add-breadcrumbs-to-your-wordpress-website

Image Alt-Text

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/image-alt-text

Learn more about HTTP Status Codes

https://moz.com/blog/an-seos-guide-to-http-status-codes

Webmaster Tools – Get insights into your site

http://www.bing.com/toolbox/webmaster/

Learn about Rich Snippets

https://ahrefs.com/blog/rich-snippets/

Google Operators for specific search queries

https://www.semrush.com/blog/google-search-operators/

Moz’s Open Site Explorer (view a website’s link profile)

https://moz.com/researchtools/ose/

Ecommerce SEO

https://ahrefs.com/blog/ecommerce-seo/

Keyword Density

Rank Math Or Yoast SEO Plugin

Google Search Console Spam Reporting

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/spamreport?pli=1

Google Analytics for SEO

https://ahrefs.com/blog/google-analytics-for-seo/

Social Media:

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https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/

Find out if the ‘name’ you want is available

https://namechk.com/

Facebook Sharing Checklist

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/sharing/best-practices

Scheduling Tool

https://www.hootsuite.com/

Alternatively: https://business.facebook.com/creatorstudio/home

Websites:

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https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/lastpass-free-password-ma/hdokiejnpimakedhajhdlcegeplioahd

List Of Great Themes

http://themeforest.net

GA Checker – Check For Missing Google Analytics Tracking Code

http://www.gachecker.com/

Website Wireframe Tool

http://gomockingbird.com/

Monitor your site’s uptime

https://uptimerobot.com/

Website Speed Test (Australia)

http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/

Website Speed Test (Recommended)

https://gtmetrix.com/

Server Speed Tester

http://www.bitcatcha.com/

Broken Links Checker

https://ahrefs.com/broken-link-checker

User “Experience” Test (see what real people think of your website)

https://usabilityhub.com

Mobile Friendly Tester

https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly

Find out who owns a website

https://au.godaddy.com/whois

Find out what CRM was used to build a website

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wappalyzer/gppongmhjkpfnbhagpmjfkannfbllamg?hl=en

Website “Testing” Service (See How Your Website Ranks)

http://nibbler.silktide.com/en_US

SSL Certificate Checker

https://www.whynopadlock.com/

WordPress Theme Detector

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wordpress-theme-detector/bjccepbfbikbpbgillfgicihhmpmjbjd?hl=en

WordPress Security Scanner

https://wpsec.com

Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugin

https://woocommerce.com/

Generate Dummy “Lorem Ipsum” Text

https://www.lipsum.com/

Send Large Files Without Needing A Dropbox Account

https://www.wetransfer.com/

Submit a Domain Complaint

https://www.auda.org.au/au-domain-names/lodge-complaint/submit-domain-complaint

Plugins:

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WP Fastest Cache

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-fastest-cache/

Contact Form

Gravity Forms (https://www.gravityforms.com/)

Alternative: WP Forms (https://wpforms.com/)

Membership (courses and subscriptions)

MemberPress 

https://memberpress.com/

Push Notifications

Push Engage

https://www.pushengage.com/

Social Media Feed Plugin

Smash Balloon

https://smashballoon.com/

Ecommerce

Woocommerce 

https://woocommerce.com/

Multilingual Plugin
WPML

https://wpml.org/

Email Delivery (WordPress uses the PHP mail function by default)

WP Mail SMTP

https://wpmailsmtp.com/

Social Media Sharing (beautiful sharing buttons)

Shared Counts

Alternative: Monarch

Live Chat

LiveChat

Automation plugin

Uncanny Automator 

Giveaway plugin

Rafflepress


Security

Akismet

Alternative: WordFence

Backup Plugin

UpdraftPlus

Alternative: BackupBuddy

Popup and other opt-in notifications

Optinmonster

Alternative: Bloom

SEO

Rank Math

Alternative: Yoast SEO

Google Analytics

Google Analytics By Monster Insights

Alternative: Google Site Kit

Image Optimisation

Smush

Gutenberg (extra functionality if you decide to use the Gutenberg editor)

Otter

Redirecting

Redirection

Update manager

Easy Updates Manager

Rich Snippets

All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets

Alternatively: This is a part of SEO plugins such as Rank Math and Yoast SEO

HubSpot CRM Integration

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