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SEOPressor Review

SEOPressor is a WordPress plugin that helps with the on-page optimization of your blog posts and pages. You might be thinking: “Why wouldn’t I just use All-in-One-SEO or a similar, free SEO plugin?”  The good news is that the plugin in today’s review is very different from other SEO plugins. The question is: What does it do, exactly and more importantly: Is it worth buying?

Read on and watch the video below to find out just that.


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Overview:

Name: SEOPressor
Creator: Daniel Tan
Medium: WordPress Plugin
Price: $97


SEOPressor installs like any plugin for WordPress does. Once you’ve set it up, it has two funcions: Automation and “Consultation”. Here are those two features in more detail:


SEOPressor for On-Page SEO Automation

For “normal” or manual blogging use, the plugin can automatically add bold, underline, and italic text-decoration to your keyword throghout a post or page (in this case, you specify the target keyword for each individual case). It can also add the keyword to the post or page title and it can add it as an alt-text to any images you include in the post.

If you are familiar with the principles of on-page optimization, you’ll recognize these as some important factors that search engines pay attention to. The text-decoration is one factor that helps search engines determine what keywords to rank your page for, the page title is perhaps the most important on-page SEO factor and image alt-tags can also help keep all of your content relevant to the target keyword.

For auto-blogs, you can also enter one or several keywords and set SEOPressor to automatically text-decorate those keywords as they appear in each new post.


On-the-Fly SEO “Advice”

The second major feature this plugin brings with it is that it keeps track of all on-page factors for any post or page you create or edit and presents you with a “score-card” and suggestions for improving your SEO. Here’s an example of what that looks like:

As you can see, it’s telling me which factors I’m getting right and where there’s still room for improvement. It also keeps track of the keyword density on the page (i.e. how often does the target keyword occur compared to the total number of words) and warns the user if the density is too low or too high.

I particularly like this feature because I’m too lazy to calculate keyword density myself, but I’m aware that it shouldn’t be too high. So, before using SEOPressor, I was always a bit nervous about this factor. Can I repeat the keyword again or do I need to change the sentence around, so that I can use a different word? Is this too much or too little? Now, each time I hit “Save Draft” or “Update”, the scorecard refreshes and I see exactly where I’m standing.

Here’s a video with a quick demonstration of how SEOPressor is used. I also briefly talk about the actual test-results I got with it, so make sure you watch this:


Complaining

Of course, no review on IM Impact would be complete without me complaining about something, so here goes:

1) There are one or two suggestions that SEOPressor makes, that I don't agree with. For one, it advocates "Page Rank Hoarding", by adding a "nofollow" tag to your external links. I don't agree with this for several reasons, not the least of which is that it's bascially "unethical". You want others to link to you with dofollow links, right? So, don't attach nofollows to your links. I'll explain more about why I'm against PR hoarding in a separate article.

2) Many WordPress themes automatically place your post title in H1 tags. SEOPressor will still tell you that you don't have your keyword in an H1 tag and that you should add one, in this case. Not tragic, but not optimal, either.

3) At $97, the price for this plugin is too high. The plugin is useful and well made, but it doesn't feel like it's worth 100 bucks. For my own products, I really believe in over-delivering and offer more than what the customer expects for the price they paid. With SEOPressor, I feel it's the other way around and it feels like you over-paid for what you're getting.


SEOPressor: Conclusion

Overall, SEOPressor does what it's supposed to do: It helps you with on-page optimization which in turn helps with getting your pages ranked. On-page SEO is an important factor, but it alone will not get your pages ranked in the top spots for any keywords worth pursuing. It will, however, make your journey to the top quicker.

In my opinion, whether you should purchase SEOPressor or not comes down to your budget: If $97 is a large investment for you, then I can't recommend getting it.

If you use WordPress on a regular basis and have several sites out there that are already generating good revenue, then SEOPressor could be a good investment. It's a very neat tool and it's just nice to have the ongoing feedback while you create or edit posts. Use it on sites that are already making you money and you'll make your investment back in no time.

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Have you used this plugin? Do you have any further questions or comments regarding SEOPressor? Let me know in the comments!

Cheers,

Shane
 

I'm Shane Melaugh and I'm the guy writing most of the posts on this blog. My goal is to provide you with useful, straight-forward insights on how to grow your business by creating compelling offers, driving traffic and increasing conversions.

Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 17 comments
Mitro - August 27, 2010

Yes, it’s a really steep price when you compare it to it’s price when it was still a WSO. I bought it for $3.97… :D But it’s a good plugin. I’ve installed it on all of my new WP sites.

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    Shane - August 27, 2010

    Wow, now that was a bargain!

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      Mitro - August 29, 2010

      Yes, and it includes unlimited sites license and free updates for life. :D You just have to be early to get these bargains. I think I was one of the first people to buy this. Daniel Tan always starts really low, but the price goes up really fast.

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Anti-aging Health Guru - August 28, 2010

Wow, a product review that’s actually honest and balanced. That’s the first time I think I’ve ever seen that. You have to be applauded. Very well done and thanks!

And Mitro, great tip on how to pick up great products cheap before they hit the big time.

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    Mitro - August 29, 2010

    Yes, there are people who launch their products as a WSO first before going to, for example, Clickbank. Daniel Tan, the creator of SEOPressor, is one of them.

    If you’re interested in unbiased link building tool reviews, you should check out linkvanareviews.com (not my site, nor am I affiliated with the site owner). Shane does a great job too. :)

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      Shane - August 31, 2010

      Yep, Linkvanareviews is great. He’s extremely tough in his ratings. Almost nothing gets a positive review, there. But when something does, you know it’s worth looking at.

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IM Newbie - August 28, 2010

Another great review. Thanks.

Bottom line for me is that if you are not lazy, you can do everything SEOPressor tells you to do on your own. Its not like it has some secret formula or algorithm that does things you can’t do yourself.

If you will create a simple file with all the on page SEO factors that you must follow with every post and stick that near your screen, there is no reason for you to buy this plugin for $97.

Regarding keywrods density, there are free plugins you can use for this purpose and the best one I know of is called – Keyword Statistics.

If you are too lazy to create your file of On Page SEO factors than here you go:

1. Add Your Keyword To The Post Title.
2. Add Your Keyword in H2 Tag
3. Add Your Keyword in H3 Tag
4. Add Your Keyword In The First Paragraph of the post. As Close to the beginning as you can.
5. Add Your Keyword In The last Paragraph of the post. As Close to the end as you can.
6. Bold, Italic and Underline your keyword through out the post.
7. Keyword Density of 3-5% (use the Keyword Statistics plugin)
8. Add an Images and add your keyword To Alt Tag. (this can be done automatically using a free plugin, called SEO Friendly Images).
9. Internal Linking. You can use SEO Smart Links plugin for this. Internal linking has a great deal of on page SEO benefit as far as I know. Just look at wikipedia pages and see how many internal links are shown.
10. Make sure any affiliate links are tagged with NoFollow. There is no reason for your affiliate links to pass your link juice so make then NoFollow. Other links, to other posts you should leave as is.

I hope this help some of you save $97. But, the sad truth is that most of are pretty lazy and we love stuff that do the job for us… I guess this is the main reason SEOPressor is such a big hit. It is a great plugin that does everything it says but as I said, you can do everything yourself.

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    Elaine - September 10, 2010

    Re: “add rel=”nofollow” to your external links

    I have this product – I am really confused about the add rel=nofollow.

    Shane (the reviewer) says he is against this (see #1)
    This response indicates that nofollow is good to do.

    Any further clarification would be appreciated.
    Why does the reviewer feel it is not good?

    Thanks for your comments.

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      Shane - September 10, 2010

      Hi Elaine,

      Thanks for your comment!

      To clarify: I recommend you add a “nofollo” tag to your affiliate links.

      SEOPressor advises to add the tag to ALL outbound links, which is unnecessary, in my opinion.

      So, affiliate links: nofollow.
      All other links: dofollow.

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Dewald De Bruyn - September 3, 2010

Thanks for saving me R800, Lot a money in SA.

Thanks to shane for his honest and unbiased review

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Robert Jackman - October 18, 2010

Hi Shane,

Thanks for the honest reviews. As regards SEOPressor I tried it out and sent it back as most of the parameters are common sense. If anyone wants another way to check if all is done ok then just get the free version of Traffic Travis and run it on each page you want to check.

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mike - December 5, 2010

I also bought SEOPressor at a low cost as a WSO. I thought my on page optimization was good but found that many times I had been lazy (to use your words). I have since recommended it to newbies and I believe it is well worth it for them. Often they have trouble getting the KW concept down let alone optimizing it on their pages.

I think it is a great product but $97 may be a little much for it. I would not have bought it at that price.

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    Shane - December 5, 2010

    Yeah, I feel the same way. It really can be a useful reminder and I bet it can be very useful for those new to SEO. At a low price, I’d give it a clear thumbs-up. But the way it is… 100 bucks is way overpriced for what you get.

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Peter Sundstrom - March 26, 2011

Even though I own SEOPressor, I never thought it was worth anywhere near the $97. I think between $20-$30 is more realistic.

However, in my travels, I’ve found an free SEOPressor clone from http://bloggerhigh.com/

It’s almost the same as SEOPressor. The only difference I can see is that it doesn’t have a central admin page to configure all your keywords.

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Peter Sundstrom - April 25, 2011

Seems like everyone is jumping onto the SEOPressor bandwagon now.

So I decided to do a comparison of:

1. SEOPressor
2. BloggerHigh SEO
3. Clickbump SEO
4. WP SEO Beast

You can read the full report at:

http://ultimatemarketingstrategies.net/comparison-of-on-page-seo-plugins-for-wordpress

Cheers

Peter

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Tony - May 2, 2011

Just reading some of your earlier commentors comments, I think $97 Dollars is high for this, I think I paid $37 Dollars when I bought it

However as a way of learning how to create SEO friendly blog posts it’s very valuable, I have seen sudden jumps in traffic after posts and on checking have found the post ranking high on page one of google, something I would not have achieved without the lessons I took from using SEOpressor

Thanks for sharing Tony

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