6 FREE Tools To Get The Best Keywords For Your Site

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We all know that selecting the right keywords is an important prerequisite for a good search engine visibility of a blog/website. There are many keyword tools available online, some of them being completely free and some are paid but offer a free edition with a few features.

We decided to list the best of the free tools which can help you research different keywords specific to your site and optimize the site.

1: Google Adwords Research Tool

Although this tool is primarily meant for Adwords bidders, this is also widely used by webmasters and publishers to measure the popularity of different keywords based on their Google search volume.


2: Wordtracker’s Free Tool

When it comes to finding the right keywords, Wordtracker is definitely a name you can count on. They primarily provide paid keyword research tools but they have a free tool too, which, for a particular query, can generate up to 100 related keywords and an estimate of their daily search volume.


3: Google Suggest

Google Suggest also offers a nice way to research keywords. When you start typing a word in the Google suggest box, it starts showing the related most popular search queries in a drop down menu. Therefore you can immediately come to know about the related keywords / sentences for a particular search query. Even Google Toolbar has this feature but it doesn’t show the number of search results for the keywords.

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4: SEO Book Keyword Suggestion Tool

Although different SEO related sites have developed their own keyword research tools, the one by SEObook.com is worth mentioning. It is powered by Wordtracker and provides results which are much more comprehensive than the free tool provided by Wordtracker. It’s worth a try.


5: Good Keywords

Good Keywords is another handy tool for researching keywords. It is a tiny 500kb program which offers several features when you start it. Mark has already described it in detail here.


6: Keyword Discovery

This free search term suggestion tool by Trellian is a nice one too. Although it only shows the first hundred related keywords in its free edition but it still could be useful.


Have I missed anything out that you use to get the best keywords for YOUR site? Let everyone know in the comments.

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kevin c.

Thanks a lot for this article! I wasn’t even aware that google had such a useful tool! Most definetly these free tools will be able to boost traffic to my website!

Thanks a bunch!


Kim Woodbridge

Thanks for this article. I wasn’t aware of any of them.


Shankar Ganesh

If you ask me, #1 and #4 are the best of the flock :)



Thank you for this. This is really useful stuff


Syahid A.

I use Google Keywords. WordTracker is a good alternative too.



I have been using wordtracker…will try keyword discovery.


Madhav Tripathi

Thanks for a great posting its so much helpful for me in my SEO works. All tools are new for me I tried Google, these are things which I waned to know but till now I was…


Keywords tools

How good are tools like clickadequalizer or keywordelite?



Good tools. Google’s is the best of all.


mike roberts

Found this information very usefull

Thank you



Thank you for the list. I’ve been looking for this all over the web and finally saw your site.


G Web

With the Google Keyword Tool, I often search and there are 1000’s of results displayed in the Approx Avg Search Volume column yet the data from the previous month is “Insufficient Data”.

This does not make logical senses to me as how can there be no search volume (Insufficient data) during previous months if there are 1000’s on an average month.

Do you know why.


best keyword system

thanks for the great resources using good strong keywords is definitely the way to go if you want to succeed. and the tools you have shown here will make peoples life so much easier. Thanks.




Jack Kuhry

Great info,, thanks for sharing..!



yeah really good article, but how about google trends for defining of global trends. I think it’s very useful thing.



Nice LIst . Keep it up. Thanks.



Ur articles is very good. I save this site url and visit again. Thanks.



Good resource guide.



Free keyword suggestion tools can be very handy for beginners.


Alexandro Maher

Very good articles, the tools are the best. I can also recommend Emarketing Keywords from http://www.keywords.emarketinghelper.com .
It’s free and I think it’s a must have tool



thanks for this article…
Google Adwords Research Tool was realy useful…


Louie Sison

I use #1 & #2 of this tutorial tips!
great collection to try.
thanks for sharing.

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