Best Web Applications of 2009

A new addition to the annual awards this year is a brand new category, Best Web Applications Award, reflecting the growing demand for web applications.

Below you will find a list of the 10 winning applications representing the best of the Web 2.0 and SEO world. We hope they will not only facilitate communication, information sharing and overall SEO performance, but they will make your life much easier and fun.

Website Grader
#1 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Website Grader is a free seo tool that measures the marketing effectiveness of a website. It provides a score that incorporates things like website traffic, SEO, social popularity and other technical factors. It also provides some basic advice on how the website can be improved from a marketing perspective.

#2 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organised and up to date.

#3 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Digsby is a multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list. Digsby is also a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

#4 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

This Facebook app shows up on your profile or in your boxes tab and displays your blog and any of the blogs you like to read. It’s a great way to promote yourself and others.

#5 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Powered by the largest pool of online consumer behavior data in the industry, is the only online competitive intelligence service that combines site and search analytics in one site to help you quickly master online marketing. With, you can identify rival search marketing strategies to take your SEM and SEO efforts to the next level, and stay on top of rivals with site metrics and audience profiles.

#6 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

TwitPic lets you share photos on Twitter. You can post pictures to TwitPic from your phone, this API, or through the site itself.

Facebook for iPhone
#7 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Facebook has an iPhone version of the site. Facebook for iPhone not only looks wonderful on a big touch screen, but it also makes it easier than ever to stay connected with your friends wherever you are.

Google Friend Connect
#8 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Google Friend Connect lets you easily add robust, social features to your website.

#9 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Your website's best friend! GoingUp! integrates popular analytics & SEO tools in one easy-to-use interface to see how your website is performing from all points-of-view.

Google Reader iPhone
#10 of 10 Best Web Applications of 2009

Without any doubt one of the most exciting things with phones these days is being able to get information wherever you are. Google Reader application created by David Cann takes your RSS reading to a new level.