Here they are… In no particular order…. Enjoy!

Wordle
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.  It’s lots of fun and creates great graphics!

Google Trends
Find out what’s hot and what’s not with the latest trends!

Twitter Search
There are some fantastic advanced search commands you can use with Twitter’s search engine. From simple brand related searches to local phrases, Twitter Search can do it all.

Facebook Lexicon
See how often people are mentioning you or your brand.

TwitterCounter
Track your Twitter follower count up to three months into past.

Google Alerts
Set up alerts for keyword or brand name mentions across the web.

User Name Check
See if your brand’s username has been taken on major and minor social media networks.

Tweetdeck
Hassle-free tool for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously.

Compete’s Search Analytics
allows you to enter a keyword and see which web sites are getting traffic for that keyword.

Sexy Bookmarks Plug-in
An excellent plug-in that improves upon the social sharing user interface.

All in One SEO Pack Plug-in
Optimize posts for search engine rankings. This nifty piece of software allows you to specify page title, description, and keywords for each post. A must.

bit.ly
The dominant URL shortener

Swix
Allows you to easily create a unified scoreboard of all your key social media metrics like blog traffic, subscribers, Facebook fans, Twitter followers, YouTube subscribers, and much more.

SocialMention
Indexes blogs, tweets, message board posts, and a lot more.

Addictomatic
Addictomatic searches the best live sites on the web for the latest news, blog posts, videos and images.

Google Keyword Tool
Keyword Tool gives you insight into interest levels of different topics. It also suggest alternative words and phrases that might be tied to your filed of interest.

HowSociable
Free monitoring tool for measuring your brands or keywords using 32 social networking sites.

Technorati Search
Search Technorati and note the authority and rank of the blogs listed in the results. Authority measures the site’s standing and influence in the blogosphere. Rank shows what position this authority gives the site.

Twitter Grader
Twitter Grader is a free tool that allows you to check the power of your twitter profile. It looks at a variety of factors including the number of followers, power of those followers and the level to which you are engaging the community.