For the past few months I have been advocating the use of Google Webmaster Tools to clients and friends looking to learn more about their web site. In that time, I’ve gotten a number of questions around what various areas of the tools mean, how they can be used for SEO purposes, etc.
To help address potential questions, I decided to create a resource for anyone looking to get started. This isn’t exactly Earth shattering materials, but I do hope that it can serve as a guide for those interested in SEO to get started with using Webmaster Tools.
The purpose of this resource is to familiarize those new to the system with the integration process as well as the various tools available. These tools include:
The full presentation can be downloaded as a PowerPoint Show at the following URL:
Below, you will find a smaller graphical version of the presentation on a slide by slide basis.
Finally – please understand that I have no connection to Google, and this document was created based solely on my experience with these tools. As the tools change, this resource may become dated. If that’s the case, or you just have questions – please do not hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.