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HostGator SEO Tools Plans

HostGator offers two tiers of SEO Tools, allowing you to select from either our HostGator SEO Tools Start and HostGator SEO Tools Grow plans, depending on your needs. If your needs change, we provide the ability to change your package from your control panel. See below for more information about each of our plans:

Start Plan

HostGator SEO Tools Start is a good choice if you are beginning a new website that needs to be submitted to search engines. We will provide weekly reports about how your site is progressing and recommendations on how to optimize your site further.

If you have a Business Hosting Plan, it includes Free SEO Tools as part of the hosting plan. The Free SEO Tools is the same as the SEO Tools Start Plan. For more information about the Business Hosting Plan, please see Tell Me About the Business Hosting Plan.

Features

  • Search engine submission
  • 50-page analysis
  • Weekly Scan
  • 5 keyword ranking reports
  • 2 competitor analyzes
  • Monthly email report
  • Marketing report with 5 recommendations

Grow Plan

If you want to get serious about improving your ranking and increasing visitors, then HostGator SEO Tools Grow will provide the vital resources to make that happen. It includes the same features as our Start package but goes much more into detail about what you need to do in order to improve your site.

You will receive daily updates on your dashboard with tasks customized for your website. The tasks are ordered by priority and are shown in an easy to understand overview.

SEO is a continuous process and HostGator SEO Tools Grow helps you to integrate it seamlessly into your daily schedule.

Features

  • Search engine submission
  • 500-page analysis
  • Daily Scan
  • Customized tasks by priority
  • 15 keyword ranking reports
  • 4 competitor analyzes
  • Monthly email report
  • Proactive alerts and notifications
  • Dynamic marketing report with targeted recommendations

How Does it Work?

HostGator's SEO Tools analyze your website and creates an online Marketing Report in an easy to read format, divided into various SEO topics. For more information about these topics, please see HostGator SEO Tools Report.


How to Purchase SEO Tools?

  1. Log into your Billing Portal.
  2. Select Hosting in the left-hand menu.
    Billing Portal Side Menu - Hosting Selected
  3. Click Manage under the hosting package's primary domain.
    List of Hosting Packages for the Primary Domains
  4. Click Learn More on the SEO Tools card.
    HostGator SEO Tools Card with Learn More Button
  5. Click on the Add a Domain button.
    SEO Tools Add a Domain Button
  6. Scroll down to the section to Select Your Plan.
  7. In the drop-down under the plan, select the term duration.
    SEO Tools Select Term Length in Drop-Down
  8. Click Buy Now!
     
    Note: If you have a Business Hosting Plan, the button under the Start Plan will be labeled as Free!
  9. The Make Payment page will load. Select the domain in the drop-down menu to apply the HostGator SEO Tools.
    Select Domain to Apply the SEO Tools
  10. Click Create Invoice.
  11. An invoice will be generated, and a message will appear stating if it was successful in creating the invoice.
    A Message Stating Success when the Invoice is Created
  12. Further down the page in the Invoice Contents section, click on the Start Using button to begin using the SEO Tools plan on the domain selected previously.
    Start Using SEO Tools Button
  13. The first scan will begin.
  14. Once completed, an email will be sent stating that you may view your tailored HostGator SEO Plan and begin using the HostGator SEO Tools to optimize your website.

How to Upgrade or Downgrade SEO Tools?

  1. Log into your Billing Portal.
  2. Select Hosting in the left-hand menu.
    Billing Portal Side Menu - Hosting Selected
  3. Click Manage under the hosting package's primary domain.
    List of Hosting Packages for the Primary Domains
  4. Click Manage on the SEO Tools card.
    HostGator SEO Tools Card - Manage
  5. Select the Change Plan button to the far right of the listed domain to upgrade or downgrade the HostGator SEO Tools.
    Change Plan Button for HostGator SEO Tools
  6. Scroll down to the section labeled Select Your Plan.
    Select Change Plan Button to Upgrade or Downgrade the SEO Tools
  7. In the drop-down under the plan, select the term duration.
    Select the Term Duration from the Drop-Down
     
    Note: If downgrading from the Grow plan to the Free Plan on a Business Hosting Plan, there will not be a drop-down listed.
  8. Click Change Plan.
    Change Plan Button for HostGator SEO Tools
  9. An invoice will be generated for the upgraded/downgraded HostGator SEO Tools.
    Success Message Shown when Upgrading or Downgrading HostGator SEO Tools
     
    Note: If downgrading to the Free SEO Tools Plan on a Business Hosting Plan, there will not be an invoice generated. Instead, a message will appear stating the change in the HostGator SEO Tools plans and if it was successfully changed.