Keyword Research Tools
Eight Keyword Research Tools that are very helpful in doing keyword research. The following review looks at some of the best free internet based keyword research tools.
Keyword Data Miner
Keyword Data Miner by SEO Company accesses Overture's database and allows you to add key phrases from your Overture searches to a list that can be saved and sorted by keyword searches a month count. You can add your saved list to the URL of the tool and show it to others. Good quality all around keyword mining tool.
Overture Keyword Popularity Tool by 123 Promotion has made a number of changes to there Overture Keyword Popularity Tool. It now searches not only Overture's database but WorkTracker also! It looks like the same tool but the results in the search term field is an anchor text that opens up a whole new set of data and word mining possibilities. In the new set of data it tells you how many times Google and Yahoo find this term on the internet, there is a list of related words which is linked to let you conduct a dictionary.com or thesaurus.reference.com search or to research on one of the related words. Very nice tool, and very useful for copywriters.
Search Term Research by PrioritySubmit requires an username and password but it has lots of features. They claim to have the biggest database, with over 9 billion searches compiled from 37 sources that include major international, pay per click, meta and regional engines. You can search on spell:keyword, related:keyword, like:keyword and crawl:keyword . The tool will search Overture's data from 16 different countries. There is just too much to list here. Go sign up and get take a peek.
Keyword Research Tool
Keyword Research Tool by Webmaster Toolkit will generate a list of keywords and keyword phrases used in other web sites based on the keyword or keyword phrase you enter into their tool. This tool searches other sites with your choice of one of the 9 listed search engines and displays what other web sites that are optimized for the keyword phrase you entered are using for keywords on their site. Very helpful tool!
Search Term Suggestion Tool
Overture Search Term Suggestion Tool by Overture allows you to enter a prospective keyword and it returns the related keyword phrases and the number of times they have been searched in the last month on Overture powered search engines such as Yahoo, MSN, Altavista and Hotbot. You use this kind of data to help you choose the keyword phrases you want to target. This tool is a "must use" as you don't want to target keywords that no one is searching for!
Keyword Suggestion Tool
Keyword Suggestion Tool by Digital Point Solutions shows the per day keyword results from both Overture and Wordtracker. Wordtracker breaks the results down in plural and singular where Overture combines them together. For example Overture reports "anime wallpage" as 2609 per day where Wordtracker shows "anime wallpaper" with 3160 per day and "anime wallpapers" with 1948 per day. The different totals don't matter, it is the plural/singular percentages that you need to help you decide which keyword to target.
Google Adwords Keyword Tool
Google Adwords Keyword Tool by Google provides you with Keyword Variations and Site-Related Keywords. You can search by keyword or by related site to mine up key phrases to target.
Google Adwords Traffic Estimator
Google Adwords Traffic Estimator by Google provides traffic estimates with out adding them to an Adwords account.
Google Keyword Suggestions
Keyword Suggestions for Google by SEO Chat give you relevant and popular terms related to the keyword you search for. This tool queries information from Google searches for your keyword and determines popular and re-occurring terms and displays them with a field that shows there relevant per cent. Very good tool.