One of the best ways to drive traffic to your blog is by optimizing your blog posts for search engines like Google. For most blogs, up to 70% of their traffic is coming from organic searches. That’s true for blogs that don’t even have optimized blog posts. On Google alone, there are about 3.5 billion searches made on average per day. Can you imagine if you can get just a teeny-weeny portion of that traffic driven to your blog? Give your SEO a boost with these 5 free online tools for writing search engine optimized posts, plus a bonus tool for improving your writing!

Keyword Eye

One of the ways SEO works is by using keywords. Search engines work on an algorithm that crawls on all data accessible to the public on the internet and looks for specific words that are related to the search words. Keyword Eye is a tool that you can use to plan your keywords based on the topic that you’d like to write about. It will show you which keywords or phrases have greater volume in searches compared to other words or phrases that you’d also like to use. By using this tool, you can choose to use a few of the top searched keywords on your blog posts.

Co Schedule Headline Analyzer

The free headline analyzer of Co Schedule is used to write an optimized blog post title – easy, right? But some bloggers forget that the headline of a post is just as important as the body. Since search engines also crawl the headlines to get an idea of what the post is about…

This is an excerpt from the article 5 Free Tools to Give Your SEO a Boost which originally appeared on www.thewonderforest.com.