| KEYWORD TOOL LISTING
As most of us are aware, there are thousands of ways that people can begin searching for content or a type of product or service online. But creating your own extensive and useful list can be quite a chore.
No need to worry though because there are plenty of great keyword research tools on the Web that you can use RIGHT NOW that won’t cost you a cent.
All of the online keyword research tools in the list below are totally free. Have fun!
Alexa lets users see search engine queries from their competitors and the percentage of traffic that those terms bring to their sites.
Google AdWords Keyword Tool
Easily the most popular entry on this big list, Google’s AdWords Keyword Tool lets users enter a keyword from their niches and look for those exact terms or for phrases containing them through advanced options and filters.
Another Google tool for the list. Trends lets users compare multiple search terms by separating them with commas. Who knew such a simple punctuation mark could be so powerful?
Keyword Discovery from Trellian lets users analyze a list of over 100 search terms related to their chosen keywords.
This tool is also meant to help users track their keyword competitors by showing them the keywords their competitors use in their advertising campaigns, which includes AdWords, the Bing Adcenter and Yahoo Search Marketing.
Keyword Typo Generator
Not everyone spells every word right every time they try. That’s why the Keyword Typo Generator from SEO Book comes in handy, as it generates a list of the most common misspelling for a particular keyword, just so you know.
Short for “Keyword Generator”, KGen (pretty clever, eh?) is another Firefox add-on that scans the Web page a user is on to determine its keywords, making it perfect for competitor and keyword density research.
Bing Ads Intelligence
This PPC research tool and Microsoft Excel add-on requires a Bing Ads account and helps users discover new keyword ideas by entering the URL of their website or a list of keywords.
Open Site Explorer
This service from SEOmoz is ideal for researching your competitor’s keywords.
This online tool offers users a plethora of different variations and combinations of their keywords and phrases.
Use SEMRush to get data on the top 10 keywords that your competitors are getting traffic from on both paid and organic search.
SEO Book Keyword List Generator
This keyword research tool is actually powered by Wordtracker and generates a list of related terms for a user’s search and provides links to keyword suggestion tools from major search engines.
SEOmoz Term Extractor
Another SEOmoz tool, Term Extractor lets users enter a competitor’s URL to receive one, two and three-word search phrases that the site is targeting.
This is actually an add-on for the Mozilla Firefox browser that helps user find keyword data based on keyword density.
Speed is the name of the game with Soovle, which will return quick keyword suggestions from Google, Bing, Yahoo, Amazon, Wikipedia, YouTube and the always-popular Answers.com, along with statistical data graphs to compile all of that information.
SpyFu will analyze a site’s competitor’s paid search campaigns on AdWords to generate a list of organic and paid search keywords they are using.
Built for social media campaigns, TweetVolume lets users see how many times a specific keyword or phrase has been mentioned on Twitter.
Similar to the Google Suggest tool, UberSuggest takes your base keyword term and adds a digit or letter next to it that suggests (see?) probably search term combinations.
The Website Review tool from WooRank offers – no surprise – a free review of a user’s website that shows the top keywords that the site ranks for on Google search, in addition to a list of its competitor sites.
WordStream Keyword Tool
Users can get free keyword suggestions for the target search terms that they enter into the WordStream Keyword Tool.
Wordtracker Keyword Questions Tool
The majority of the full set of tools provided by Wordtracker are totally free to use, and they allow users to fine tune and get specific data about the relevance and popularity of certain topics within their niches.