Site Monitoring, SSL, and SEO Resources

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Below you will find a collection of site monitoring, SSL, SEO, and other services, both free and commercial, that will help keep your site at the top of its performance, security, and search engine ranking potential.

Free SSL Certificates

  • Lets Encrypt
    Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. It is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). It is currently the go-to service for high-quality, free SSL certificates.

Commercial SSL Certificates

  • Digicert
    A premier provider of high-assurance digital certificates, offering all forms of premium SSL backed by generous warranties.
  • GlobalSign
    Scalable and flexible SSL solutions focused on the enterprise market.
  • GoDaddy
    Reasonably priced SSL certificates in an interesting pricing structure that differs from other providers.
  • RapidSSL
    Very competitively priced SSL certificates, good for small businesses that are budget-conscious.

SEO Software and Services

  • SEMRush
    Broad suite of SEO / SEM competitive intelligence tools to promote and fine tune websites for the best visibility in search engines, social media, and more. Free 7 day trial.
  • SEObility
    Reasonably priced, comprehensive suite of SEO tools to correct, monitor, and increase the search engine performance of your site. Generous 30 day free trial.

Uptime Monitoring

  • Cula (Free plan available)
    Extremely competitive monitoring package pricing, with a completely free offering as well.
  • Monitis
    Solid monitoring with a highly customizable pricing package so you only pay for the services you need.
  • Pingdom
    Reasonably priced, comprehensive monitoring service from SolarWinds.
  • Uptime
    Reasonably priced monitoring packages with 1-minute interval checking.
  • UptimeRobot (Free plan available)
    Very competitively priced monitoring, with a very generous free plan.

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