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How to set exact match keywords in the keyword planner?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lolseo, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    Hi guys,

    Since the switch from keyword tool to ad planner, i can't figure out how to set my terms as exact match.

    Can anyone help me out?
     
  2. ok888

    ok888 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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  3. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    The old fashioned way is adding the keyword around [ ] - [dog food] . Once you add them in like that, just hit the "Get Search Volume" button.
     
  4. lolseo

    lolseo Power Member

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    I added the [] and it didn't work. I also read that exact match is default, but when i exported it said broad match in excel.
     
  5. YoungCeaser

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    Type all the keywords in the planner with [] for exact and "for phrase".
     
  6. UrsuAke

    UrsuAke Power Member

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    Nope, they're broad.

    You need to:

    1) type keywords
    2) go to either to ad group ideas or keyword ideas
    3) to the right of the ad impr. share you'll see a button with a pencil icon, click it
    4) you'll see the default ticked option is broad match, switch to exact match or whatever pleases you

    Hope this helps.

    Off to bed. Cheers.
     
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    roxxer Registered Member

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    Pretty sure they are exact by default..
     
  9. SysFailure0x5a

    SysFailure0x5a Junior Member

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    Anyone know where the checkbox is for adult recommendations? I get tired of recommendations for toys-r-us and diapers when I'm planning for sex sites. The old tool had a box for adult.
     
  10. MTUser2010

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    Thank you. Great. You are right. The default is broadmatch. Also, I got a box from G that offered to make that my default choice in future. So I checked it. I hope it works.

     
  11. Friedrich88

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    Why dont they make the possibility of parallel use of old and new version?
     
  12. H2oBoy

    H2oBoy Regular Member

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    They did for awhile..but now, the "old" version is gone and it's just the new planner version...
     
  13. SupNatural

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    It is default. You no need to do anything
     
  14. UrsuAke

    UrsuAke Power Member

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    If you don't delete you're cookies and flash cookies it will stay the same. Thanks for the appreciation.
     
  15. Laubster

    Laubster Senior Member Premium Member

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    Took me a while to figure out, but yes exact is default now. Don't understand why people are flipping out about keyword tool being gone, it's just diff. now.