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    8 Productive Yahoo Tools & Products for Webmasters

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    Yahoo is fading out day by day, it is losing its charm to Google. They are planning to shut down most of their popular products including del.icio.us, pulse,  Mybloglog, Yahoo Buzz etc., but there are some cool tools of yahoo which has got huge popular among the internet users. Here I mentioned  some best yahoo tools which will be very useful for bloggers and webmasters to improve their online business.

    Yahoo Services 8 Productive Yahoo Tools & Products for Webmasters

    1. Flickr

    The most popular and widely used photo sharing website by millions of people all over the world. It is an excellent platform for photographers, artist to showcase their talent to the world. It allows you to create your own niche community to engage and market your business online.

    2. Yahoo search

    Few years back before Google existed , yahoo search rules the internet world but now it faded out because of  its competitors Bing and Google. But still it is one of the major source of traffic for many blogs, it stands 3rd position in driving organic traffic to a blog. People still use Yahoo because  it provides regional news, weather etc., on its homepage so that makes easier for users to search related to those stories in yahoo search.

    3. Yahoo! Answers

    Yahoo! Answers is one of the oldest Q&A site on internet, this service allows registered users to ask question and answer the doubts posted by other registered users. You can able to share your blog links in answer part so it has high SEO value and able to get targeted traffic to your website.

    4. Del.icio.us

    Del.icio.us is a tastier social bookmarking site that allows users to bookmark and share their favorite web links or webpage online. It is one the favorite social bookmarking site for blogger that has immense potential to drive huge quality traffic boom for a blog.

    5. Yahoo site Explorer

    Though there are many sites to check backlink count of a webpage, Yahoo site explorer is still one the best in the business. It scans and displays how many in links and indexed pages your blog has. It is one of the most trusted tools by webmasters for exploring backlinks data of a webpage.

    6. Yahoo Web Analytics

    This one is very similar to Google webmaster tools which allow you to submit or add your blog sitemap, feed etc., to get better rankings in yahoo search engine.

    7. Smush It

    A wonderful tool to optimize and compress an image. It is available as web tools and also as wordpress plugins, if you are a wordpress users then this plugin should be in your “must have word press plugin” list, if you use other CMS platforms you can use the online tools to compress and remove unnecessary bytes from image file.

     8. Y – Slow

    This is one of the best tool suggested by Google to check webpage loading speed and optimize it effectively according to the needs, install this tiny addon in your browser (firefox, opera, chrome) and now its going to be easy for you to check loading speed of any websites in a single click while you surf.

    Then there are many other services like Yahoo meme, which seems to be getting washed away with the sands of time. Anyways, I would love to know what all Yahoo service do you use and apart from Yahoo mail, which service has potential to live in future?

    This is a guest post by Ron Davis. He is a freelance blogger and a passionate social media marketer, who is currently working on rockablepressdiscoutcode.

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    Nice post ..Yahoo Web Analytics is new one for me…Hope that yahoo introduces more features to users like google more often.. Thanks for sharing :-)

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    Ron davis

    Try Bing webmaster tool also, its very similar like google webmaster tools.

    Thanks for your comment dude.

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    Pranay Patel

    Everyone can’t live in the world of internet without above tools of yahoo. And your putting them all in a singe page, nice work done by you.
    It helps me a lot.
    Thnk you!

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    Ron davis

    Thanks for your comment pranay :)

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    Aneek Mukhopadhyay

    Yahoo in the recent days are no match to Google’s Services but, some of the web products are still used by web-masters, blogger’s. In my case, Yahoo! Answers and Yahoo Web Analytics are good for me.

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    aatif

    didn’t know that yahoo has web analytic , now i have to use it to get traffic from yahoo. Thanks for the share ..

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    Aneek

    Awesome Ron,

    Yahoo! analytics and Bing webmaster tool .. I will surely use them to so get and check some traffic. Nice post man. This one really rocks. You also. \m/

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