Dec 30

Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO Rockstars

free_keyword_research_tools_seo With any new Search Engine Optimization (SEO) project, exploring the available keyword inventory is like choosing the best materials to build the foundation for your house. Would you build your house on sticks or clay or bricks? Whenever starting that process, if you're as SEO rockstar you've got tools bookmarked or downloaded already. What if you're just starting out and are spending time searching for "Best Keyword Research Tools" on the web? Well, save yourself some time and check these out. We use a combination for our SEO clients because none of them are perfect. It's more about the strategy and semantics of the researcher and less about what the tool outputs. So try them all and feel free to add any I may have missed. Enjoy your keyword research, you SEO rockstars!

  1. Typo generator: http://tools.seobook.com/spelling/keywords-typos.cgi
  2. Wordtracker: http://www.wordtracker.com/
  3. KeywordMax: http://www.keywordmax.com/
  4. SpyFu: http://www.spyfu.com/
  5. Keyword discovery: http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/
  6. Adgrooroo: http://www.adgooroo.com/
  7. Google keyword tool: https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal
  8. Google Zeitgeist: http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/zeitgeist2008/
  9. Google Search-Based Keywords tool: http://www.google.com/sktool/
  10. Google Suggest Scraper tool: http://tools.seobook.com/general/keyword-information/
  11. Wordstream: http://www.wordstream.com/keywords
  12. Your Brain: Yes, you'd be surprised how great that thing on your shoulders does at generating useful keywords, slang, jargon, industry specific terminology, etc.