Keyword tools are one of the most important tools for SEO.
Before writing an article, post or anything, we need a selected keyword on which we want to get rank to reach out as many people as we can.
But the problem arises when we have alternative keywords, and we need to pick up only one keyword from them or when we don’t have more keyword ideas to select one of them. That is why we need keyword research tools.
Well, there are many keyword tools out there. But here I will tell you the most used 13 best keyword research tools.
- Moz’s Keyword explorer
- Keyword tool
- Google keyword planner
- SEO Chat
- SEO book
Moz has a great interface, and it provides lots of information regarding your keyword.
It will show you the difficulty level of your keyword, and it will suggest lots of keyword with there search volume and trends.
For entered keyword, it will show you the percentage metrics of CTR, difficulty level, and monthly volume.
With the combination of above metrics, it will also provide you a parameter of priority level (From 0 to 100). The high number of priority means more chances to rank your targeted keyword.
Further, in keyword suggestion, it provides at least 1000 keywords ideas in which for each opinion it will show you the level of relevancy of the keyword.
Moz also provides SERP analysis for first top 10 website pages. For these pages, it contains information about their rank, PA, DA, etc.
Ahrefs provides advance keyword researching environment. It will offer you at least 892K keyword suggestion.
For your targeted keyword, it will give the metrics like clicks, click per search, return rate, the percentage of paid clicks.
Like other keyword tools, it will also provide you the difficulty level of your targeted keyword. Further, in SERP analysis it will tell you the top 10 web pages which are ranking first for your entered keyword.
For these web pages, you will get data like their AR, DR, UR, backlinks and even it will also show you the traffic of those websites.
To use Ahrefs, you have to pay for it. If you want to use it as a trail, then you have to pay $7 for seven days as a trail for the first time.
SEMrush is one of the best keyword researching tools ever. It mostly used when someone wants to get rank on Google and Bing. Mainly SEMrush provides only those keywords which are suitable for Google and Bing.
It will show you search volume, trend, CPC in a distributed manner. It supports 28 regions and 16 languages that you can use as a filter during keyword researching.
The most important thing about this tool is, it will provide you the long tail keyword ideas which are Google friendly.
This tool will also provide you the related keyword and phrase matches for your targeted keyword.
Another best part of this appliance is that it will give you the information of top 100 web pages that are currently ranking for your focused idea.
If you are searching for keyword tool which provides you all analysis about SERP, then it is just made for you.
It will give you the overview of search volume, trends, difficulty level out of 100 and CPC. It will also provide you a list of those keywords which are organic and paid.
In this tool, you will get the information about those organic searches which are in your competitors.
Another more function of this device is that it will give you a graph of your competitor and also it will show you the competitor who has ranked with the help of ads.
Further, if you will click on any one keyword ideas suggested by this tool, it will give you another in-depth information about that keyword.
LongTailPro tool is fully available in only paid version. Even if you wanted to take it as a trial version, you have pay for it.
For your targeted keyword, it will provide you the feature like search volume, competition checker, keyword competition, and bid. One more thing that I should tell you, it will not give you the idea about volume trends.
If you want to use full feature of this tool, then you have to buy the platinum version of this keyword research tool.
If you are looking for keyword tool that used for advance and broad search, then this appliance will fall in your area.
The more loving thing about this tool is that it has a beautiful interface. Everything can be seen very clearly in this device.
This tool can be used for long tail keyword researching and short tail too.
You will get information about your keywords like Search volume, trends, CPC, difficulty level and PPC.
This tool is not limited to only these features that means you will also get the information about those websites which are targeting this keyword.
One more best advantage of this tool is that for those websites you will get the information like what is their Moz rank, Moz trust, backlinks, social share on FaceBook and traffic.
In case of filtering this tool provides three filters that are a suggestion, autocomplete and questions.
7. Keyword Tool
Keyword tool has a limitation for the free version that means you will get 75+ keyword suggestion if you are using it for free. But if you want to use it’s all feature then you will have to buy it.
In full feature, you will get information like search volume, CPC, competition, and more.
The best thing about this tool is that you will not get only keyword suggestions for Google, but even you can obtain ideas for YouTube, Bing, Amazon, eBay and App store.
In most cases, this tool uses Google autocomplete data to provide you the long tail keyword suggestions.
So above all tools that I have told you, are paid.
Is there any free keyword research tool?
The answer to this question is Yes.
Following tools are entirely free to use for keyword researching.
Google keyword planner used for advertisers. But this can also be used for your keyword researching for free.
For your searched keyword, it will show you the information like search volume, trends, competition (Low, medium, high) and bid.
This tool will provide you the keywords ideas in a list with included all information like their competition level and their bid.
This tool will also give you the ideas in a list of ad groups, and in a particular ad group, you will get those keywords which have same competition, same bid, and equal volume.
Have you ever use this tool?
If not then go right now and see the magic of this tool.
Soovel can also use for long tail keyword researching. You will get the number of keywords ideas that are not only searched in Google but also in YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia, and Amazon.
By only entering your keyword in one place you will get the top searched keywords on deferent sources. This tool is how easy and fast work.
Ubersuggest is a best keyword researching tool with a clean interface.
You will get almost every piece of information regarding your targeted keyword like search volume, trends, CPC and difficulty level.
You will get keyword suggestion based on Google keyword planner, and Google suggests. This tool also provides filtering of words that can be used to get the best suggestion.
If you have not used this tool ever then, I will suggest you get a look at least one time. You will say WOW.
This device contains tow filtering value one is categories, and another is country.
In case of a free feature, you will get keyword ideas in a list and Google search volume. But if you want to get more feature like CPC and competition level then you have to pay for this.
If you need only keyword suggestions and search volume, then I can say that this tool will be best for you.
12. SEO Chat
This engine contains three levels for keyword suggestions.
In case of the first level, you will get basic keyword ideas but the second and third tier will provide you in-depth ideas of keywords.
This tool should use when you need only keyword ideas.
13. SEO book
If you have not used this tool then just go right now and see the features of this device.
To use this tool for keyword suggestion, first, you have to only create an account for free. After then you can use this engine entirely for free.
This tool provides a large number of keyword suggestions. For every keyword idea, it will show you the monthly and daily searches on Google and Yahoo+Bing, CPC and traffic value in the dollar.
Well, these are not the only keyword tool to get ideas, but there are much more keyword research tools available out there.
There are also some tricks available with the help of that you can get keyword ideas for free.
So I am going to provide you some tricks as a bonus point.
Google also could be taken as a keyword suggestion tool itself.
First, go to Google.com and then start typing your keyword but make sure that doesn’t press the Enter button.
You will start getting keyword suggestions which have most searched on Google.
You can also get keyword ideas from the bottom of the Google search page.
YouTube is the second largest website used in the world. You can use this as a keyword research tool.
Do the same process as you have done for Google.
First, go to YouTube.com and then start typing your keyword in the top search bar but don’t press Enter button.
So now you will start getting top keyword suggestions that have most searched at everywhere.
16. Google Trends
Let suppose you have two keywords and you don’t know that which one you should choose. In this case, Google trend will help you.
First of all, go to Google trends then enter your first keyword and press Enter. After that click on Compare and type your second keyword then press Enter again.
Now you will get a trend graph that will show you the trending volume means you will get the idea about what people are searching more and what less.
You can add as more compared keywords as you want.
This tool also provides keyword ideas. Just scroll down, it will show you the keyword suggestions which have most searched on Google.
Keyword research tools are used to provide you the idea of what are people searching on the web.
You can not understand everything about keyword researching in one day. To rank for a specific keyword, you have to practice more on these keyword tools to choose the best keyword that can be used to musty easily.
Maybe you are confused that which one you should choose for your keyword researching. In this case, I will suggest that check out all tools and then pick up only 3 to 4 weapons that you like.
You will be wondering that why I am suggesting to you to use more than one keyword tool. Well, the fact is that one machine has not the all feature to fulfill your requirements.
Now let me know that which tool you like to use. If you have anything in your mind related to this topic, don’t hesitate to speak out in below comment box.