According to a report by online analytics company Stat Counter, Google chrome is second most popular and used web browser worldwide. Thanks to it’s clean interface, swift performance and easy integration with mobile devices.
However many few people know that there are thousands of cool chrome extensions from various categories available on Chrome web store to save your time and make your web surfing experience more amazing. This post covers six Google Chrome extensions that will make you more effective and efficient digital marketer.
1: Eye Dropper
Eye Dropper is an open source colour picker tools for chromium and chrome extensions that allows you to pick your favourite colours from any webpage.
When to use – Now let’s suppose we want to know which color GoDaddy.com is using on one of their landing pages, you believe that the Orange colour used on their landing page is drawing more attention and you simply want to figure out the exact same colour, that’s when Eye Dropper extension comes in handy.
Whatfont is the most convenient tool to find out what font a webpage is using, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant.
When to use – So now you got to know the colour GoDaddy is using on their landing page, but if you want to what font is making that landing page more appealing then WhatFont is what you need.
3: WebRank SEO
WebRank SEO is most usable chrome extension for SEO and webmasters to understand the metrics to measure the quality of their competitors website. It gives us some amazing insights on website rank (Google Pagerank, Alexa Rank, Compete Rank and Quantcast Rank), traffic graphs, social statistics, pages indexed and backlinks in various search engines (Google and Bing).
When to use – WebRank SEO is a smart search engine optimisation tool that helps you analyse your competitors website in just one click. You can not only see the above mentioned metrics but also get whois information of the domain name and compare it with other competitors website.
4: Awesome Screenshot Capture
Awesome Screenshot Capture helps you take screenshot of the whole webpage that you can’t even view on the screen, you can save the captured image and annotate selected portions according to your need without switching the browser. To begin, click on the Awesome Screenshot Capture icon while looking at the page you want to capture and choose “Capture Entire Page.” This, as you might guess, takes a snapshot of the page from top to bottom including the portions for which you have to scroll down.
When to use – Taking the screenshot of a particular section on a webpage is not that difficult because now you can make use of inbuilt tools within your operating system. But suppose you want to capture the entire page instead of capturing the portion of a webpage, that’s when you need Awesome Screenshot Capture.
This is one of the most popular chrome extension with over 40 million users. Adblock block all the display, affiliate or search ads from your internet browsing experience including Youtube ads.
When to use – So if you are like those 40 millions who hate to see popping ads, flashy java script banners and above all those five second youtube video ads, then Adblock is right option for you 🙂
Online advertising companies sometimes use bots, pixels to analyse your web browsing activity and serve relevant ads depending on your web surfing behaviour. Ghostery allows you to block those scripts, images, objects and framed documents from companies that you don’t trust.
When to use – Ghostery is engineered for users who are little more sensitive about their online privacy, It sees the “invisible” web, detecting trackers, web bugs, pixels, and beacons placed on web pages by Facebook, Google, and thousands of other companies interested in your online activity.