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Aleksej Durdevic
Aleksej Durdevic 29 November 2016

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Today you can find Google Chrome extensions for almost anything that you can think about. In the sea of available extensions, it can be a hustle to choose which one are the best for your type of the business.

Google Chrome extensions can be a great productivity tool if you use them wisely.

In this article, I have made a list of 50 Google Chrome extensions which I think that are more than enough for anyone working in a digital industry, either in graphic design, marketing, or social media.

Digital Marketing Extensions

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Grammarly

Grammarly’s free writing app makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistake-free. Adding Grammarly to Chrome means that your spelling and grammar will be vetted on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Tumblr, and nearly everywhere else you write on the web.

Page Analytics

The Page Analytics Chrome Extension allows you to see how customers interact with your web pages, including what they click and don’t click. You can use these insights to optimize your website layout, improve user experience, and increase conversions.

Google Analytics Debugger

This extension loads the debug version of the Google Analytics Javascript for all sites you browse using Google Chrome. It prints useful information to the Javascript console. These messages include error messages and warnings which can tell you when your analytics tracking code is set up incorrectly.

Google Scholar Button

This extension adds a browser button for easy access to Google Scholar from any web page.

Tag Assistant

Tag Assistant helps you verify that you have installed various Google tags correctly on your page. Just navigate to any page and Tag Assistant will tell you which tags are present, report any errors they find and suggest improvements that can be made to your implementation. Most Google tags are checked including Google Analytics, Adwords Conversion Tracking, Google Tag Manager and more.

SellHack

SellHack is an extension that allows you to upload a list of prospects and they will automatically find their email address. All you need is a name and a company and they can do the rest.

TimeStats

Time Stats tracks website stats and helps you to collects stats of the sites you visit. It’s quick to access and easy to use. You can delete the statistics of any date you want. You can also uncheck or remove a site from the statistics.

Nimbus Screenshot and Screencast

With this extension, you can capture the web page, either part of it or the whole browser window, edit your screenshots in a very user-friendly interface. You can record screencasts – record video from your screen.

Diigo Web Collector

Diigo is one of the best extensions for annotating, archiving and bookmarking web pages.

Evernote Web Clipper

Goodbye, bookmarks. Hello, Web Clipper! Clip the web pages you want to keep. Save them in Evernote. Easily find them on any device.

Digg

You can use this extension to follow your favorite publishers, writers, and bloggers in a simple, powerful and speedy way.

Save to Pocket

When you find something in Chrome that you want to view later, put it in Pocket. It automatically syncs to your phone, tablet or computer so you can view it at any time, even without an internet connection.

User-Agent Switcher

With this extension, you can quickly and easily switch between user-agent strings. Also, you can set up specific URLs that you want to spoof every time.

Professor Traffic

Professor Traffic helps you to understand and monitor the ROI of your inbound marketing.

SimpleExtManager

A simple menu to enable, disable and access options of extensions.

Pushbullet

This extension is bringing together your devices, friends, and the things you care about.

Save to Google Drive

The Save to Google Drive Chrome extension helps you save web content or browser screenshots to your Google Drive.

Unshorten.link

Shortened links can be hiding anywhere. With the Unshorten Chrome extension, any shortened link (such as bit.ly or t.co) you click on will be automatically expanded and analyzed for malware giving you a clear view of where the link is taking you. Unshorten will also automatically remove known tracking cookies from the URL.

OneTab

Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once.

MightyText

Whit this extension you can sync text messages, calls, notifications, photos, and battery status from PC or Mac using your Android.

The Great Suspender

This extension automatically suspends unused tabs to free up system resources.

TabCloud

Tab Cloud allows you to save any window session and restore it at a later date or on another computer. Effectively allowing you to sync open tabs between multiple computers.

Disconnect

Disconnect lets you visualize and block the otherwise invisible websites that track your search and browsing history.

Lazarus: Form Recovery

This extension autosaves everything you type so you can easily recover from form-killing timeouts, crashes, and network errors.

Google Translate

Highlight or right-click on a section of text and click on Translate icon next to it to translate it to your language. Or, to translate the entire page you’re visiting, click the translate icon on the browser toolbar.

SEO Extensions

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Check My Links

Check My Links is a link checker that crawls through your web page and looks for broken links.

MozBar

Streamline your SEO while you surf the web. This toolbar from Moz lets you create custom searches, compare link metrics, highlight links, and keywords, quickly expose page elements, and access other powerful SEO tools, all in line with your browser.

SEOquake

SEOquake is a free plugin that provides you with key SEO metrics, along with other useful tools such as SEO Audit and many others.

LinkMiner

You can use this extension to check web pages for broken links and pull metrics on those links.

SEO & Website Analysis

SEO & Website Analysis by WooRank provides a deep SEO analysis covering SEO, Mobile, Local, and Usability.

SEO Analysis with Seoptimer

Seoptimer.com analyzes your website by checking the most important on-page SEO factors. In result, you get clear SEO report with best optimization tips.

IP Address and Domain Information

This extension displays detailed information about the current website. The information can be used for online investigation and SEO purposes.

Alexa Traffic Rank

Alexa Traffic Rank is Alexa Internet’s free extension for Chrome and is the only extension that includes you in Alexa’s traffic panel. The Alexa extension accompanies you as you surf, providing you with Alexa data about the sites you visit without interrupting your browsing.

WebRank SEO

WebRank SEO provides Alexa, Quantcast & Compete Rank, Social Stats, Whois Lookup, Pages Indexed and Backlinks in Google and Bing.

SimilarWeb

You can use SimilarWeb’s browser add-on to get in-depth traffic and engagement statistics with a single click.

Fat Rank

Google Chrome extension that checks the ranking for a particular keyword in Google for the website you are currently viewing.

Quick SEO

Quick SEO is a very fast and easy to use SEO tool to analyze SEO metrics. It provides you easy access to important SEO signals and data like PageRank, Backlinks, Alexa Rank and Traffic estimate.

META SEO inspector

Useful to inspect the meta data found inside web pages, usually not visible while browsing.

Social Media Extensions

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Pinterest

Just click the Pinterest button next time you find something interesting that you want to save for later. Collect recipes from your favorite food blogs, articles you want to read later, ideas for your home, and more!

Buffer

Buffer is a better way to publish your updates on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus and more. It also tracks results and analyzes everything you share for you.

Hootsuite Hootlet

With Hootsuite extension you can access and share content from anywhere on the web. Find photos, videos, blog posts, and quotes. Find Tweets by location and share through Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with one click.

DrumUp

When you’re browsing the web, DrumUp shows you content related to what you’re reading and lets you share it easily. It is a social media manager that discovers the coolest and the most relevant content from around the web for you to read and share with your social followers.

Followr

This extension helps you gain real followers on twitter through automation.

Social Fixer for Facebook

Social Fixer for Facebook lets you filter your news feed, hide things you don’t want to see, and customize your Facebook experience.

Graphic Design Extensions

50 Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Window Resizer

This extension re-sizes the browser’s window in order to emulate various resolutions. It is particularly useful for web designers and developers by helping them test their layouts on different browser resolutions.

Page Ruler

Page Ruler is a Google Chrome extension that lets your draw out a ruler to any page and displays the width, height, and position of it.

What Font

With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant. It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts.

Font Playground

Use over 1000 free google web fonts and preview them with this extension.

Responsive Web Design Tester

Test your mobile site on mobile devices. This extension reflects both the size and the browser of the mobile device.

ColorZilla

With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program.

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