Which are the best SEO tools for a beginner?

1. Google Search Console & Google Analytics: Not technically SEO tools, but free essentials from Google to understand your website's search traffic and performance.

2. Yoast SEO (for WordPress): A popular plugin with on-page SEO optimization guidance and suggestions.

3. SEMrush: An all-in-one SEO tool with features for keyword research, competitor analysis, and site audits (free trial available).

4. Ahrefs: Another powerful SEO platform with in-depth keyword research, backlink analysis, and competitive insights (free trial available).

5. Moz Pro: Offers tools for keyword research, link building, and technical SEO audits (free trial available).

6. Screaming Frog SEO Spider: Crawls your website to identify technical SEO issues and improve website health.

7. Ubersuggest (from Neil Patel): A free SEO tool offering keyword suggestions, basic site audits, and backlink analysis.

8. Surfer SEO: Ideal for bloggers, helps analyze content based on competitors and suggests improvements for better ranking.

9. BrightLocal: Focuses on local SEO, helps manage listings and improve local search visibility for businesses.

10. KWFinder: Budget-friendly keyword research tool with search volume and competition data.