14 Keyword Research Tools To Determine What People Want

14 Keyword Research Tools To Determine What People Want

One source of keywords are on the search engine results pages (SERPs) themselves: You will often see links to related searches in the SERPs. You can also find keywords from your web site’s own traffic analytics program.

The following list of 14+ keyword research tools to help you understand what people are searching for, and, therefore, what people want. Lucky you!

  1. Google Trends Explorer – Full-featured keyword research tool.
  2. Google Trends – See what is currently trending in search.
  3. Google Suggest – Provides related search terms in a drop down menu as you type. YouTube has the same feature for video-related search terms.
  4. Ubersuggest – This is Google Suggest on steroids!
  5. Google AdWords Keyword Planner – Keyword research for commercial search terms that are bid upon for Google ads.
  6. Microsoft AdCenter Labs has a whole host of keyword research tools, including a and search funnels toolaudience intelligence tools.
  7. KeywordDiscovery – Full featured, subscription-based keyword research tool. Free versionKeyword Directory – identify specific search terms that drive traffic to web sites within each industry category.
  8. WordTracker – Full featured, subscription-based keyword research tool. Free version.
  9. Compete – Full featured search analytics tool with limited free access.
  10. SEMRush – This is a for-fee tool that I use extensively. They collect their own keyword data, so it’s a great way to fill the void left by Google Analytics’ damn (not provided)
  11. KeywordSpy – Actually lets you spy on the search advertising activity of a given domain.
  12. KeywordTool.io – Keyword research for Google, YouTube, Bing and App Store, all in one tool.
  13. FollowerWonk – Point it at any Twitter account and get word clouds of keywords used most frequently in that account’s Tweets.
  14. Yoast Suggest – Export results in a CSV file.

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