Free XML Sitemaps

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Get free sitemaps of your website with up to 500 pages. XML-Sitemaps lets you create sitemaps in XML, ROR, text or html format that can be submitted to Google, Yahoo and other search engines. XML sitemaps can be used to create simple lists of all pages on a website, which can be used for analytical purposes, or as a navigation feature. This service will also create a list of broken links.

Copies Of Your Content On The Web?

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Here’s an easy way to search for copies of your content anywhere on the web: take the URL of your content and plug it into Copyscape. It will display all the instances where a substantial amount of your content has been published. This is a very useful service for anyone who buys content or articles, or for anyone considering buying a website. Comprehensive services are available with their paid service.

Link Popularity Checker

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A service from seomoz.org, OpenSiteExplorer is a free link popularity checker and a backlinks analysis tool. You can get data on up to 1,000 links and unlimited use for free. You can choose to show only followed, non-followed or 301 redirects, links from internal or external pages only, and also filter by links to root domain or a sub-domain.

Use FlexPaper to Display Documents in a Browser

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If you have large documents on your site (incl. books), and you don’t want to make them available as a separate download, you could have them displayed in a browser instead. FlexPaper is an open source web based document viewer that uses Flash. It is delivered both as a stand alone flash application and as a Flex (SWC) library, so it can be integrated it into your application in different ways. Examples and use of FlexPaper.

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CIA’s World Fact Book: Free Statistics

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To get statistic on all kinds of facts from around the world, check out the CIA’s World Fact Book. The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. The continuously updated site also includes pictures, flags, maps and time zones.

Check for example statistics of the US: you get info on age, ethnicity, education, mobile cellular use, internet domains, transportation, comparisons to other countries, income, public debt, imports and exports, HIV/AIDS, natural resources and hazards and more.

If you’re targeting visitors from other countries, this site is a great resource to get started collecting basic world market information.