A few years ago keyword research tools such as Overture (frequently down) and Wordtracker were utilized to find the appropriate keywords. These online tools are still widely utilized to search the number of explores being done on any particular keyword and additionally, finds related keywords or phrases.
Now of course, there are various advanced keyword research tools available on the Internet that can significantly ease our work in finding niche keywords.
Anyway I decided to create a simple list of what I think are really useful keyword research and elaboration tools:
Tools offered by Google
Google Adwords Keyword Tool: Use the Keyword Tool to get new keyword ideas.
Google Sets: Enter a few items from a set of things and automatically create sets of items from a few examples.
Google Suggest: Google Suggest is a great way to find synonyms and related word suggestions that may help you expand your original list.
The Best Free Keywords Suggestion Tools
SEO Book Keyword Suggestion Tool: Try The Coolest Keyword Research Tool Today. Offers rough suggested daily search volumes by market for Google, Yahoo, and MSN.
Seed Keywords Engine: Find valuable keywords, with a little help from your friends. Simply create a search scenario and ask your contacts to type in the keywords they would use to solve it. There are just 3 Simple Steps:-
- Create a scenario for a search query
- Give the unique URL provided to your contacts
- Watch your seed keyword list grow!
Nichebot Classic: Finds exactly what people search for so you can target the right keywords for better search engine placement. Type a keyword or keyword phrase and get the top 50 most popular keyword listings.
GTrends Tool from Wordtracker: Enter a starting keyword to generate up to 100 related keywords and an estimate of their daily search volume.
Thesaurus.com: Again, another way to locate synonyms you may have forgotten.
Urban Dictionary: Provides a list of related slang and urban words. The dictionary is really helpful at giving you a full picture of your main term associations as well as jargon, memes, and neologisms - the essential information to help you in even a deeper understanding of your niche.
Iotaweb: Enter any keyword to see a list of high PPC / CPC AdSense (and YPN) keywords.
Website Keyword Suggestions: This tools tries to determine the theme of your website and provides keyword suggestions along with keyword traffic estimates.
Keyword Suggestion Tool: This keyword suggestion tool will help you with the choosing of the right keywords for your website. You can see which keyword combinations are more popular and also get ideas for more keyword combinations.
MSN Keyword Tools
Keyword Forecast: This tool forecast the search volume and demographic predictions of your selected list of keywords.
Demographics Prediction: Predict a user's age, gender, and other demographic information, based on his or her online behavior.
Keyword Mutation Detection: Detect misspelled keywords.
Keyword Group Detection: Based on your input keywords this tool helps you find groups of words from the pool of online queries that are related or similar to your input. To detect the complete group, type a keyword.
Ad Text Writer: Enter a web address (URL) to automatically generate text ads for you.
Entity Association Graph: To view the Entity Association Graph, type a keyword and select properties for the graph.
Keywords Research And Spying Tools - They give you an idea of what your competition is bidding on and who is your competition for a certain keyword or niche.
SpyFu: Spy on your online competitors and download competitors keywords and adwords.
Keyword Spy: Find which keywords your competitors are using. Simply Type in a keyword or domain, view your competitor's keywords, Import keywords for your own ad campaign and watch your revenue grow.
KeyCompete: An online keyword research tool that identifies the keywords your competitors are using in their pay-per-click campaigns. KeyCompete also identifies the competition that is bidding on your keywords.
HexaTrack: Legally spy on your competition, know precisely which ads got top placement and find the profitable niches and affiliate offers Super Affiliates are using to rake in piles of cash.
These advanced search tools allow you to dig deep into the keyword market and learn what it will really take to become the leader for a given keyword or industry by exploring keyword combinations and their potential. If you need further assistance, then visit Wordtracker Academy for articles, case studies, tips and tricks to help you grow your online business through effective keyword research. You can find some of the world's best online marketing professionals to be your guides.