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What are the best free keyword/seo research tools available?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by MySideHustle, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. MySideHustle

    MySideHustle Junior Member

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    Hi all,

    I've been on here for a couple of weeks now and one thing I've noticed, unsurprisingly, is that everyone is trying to plug their products, so when you see a thread with "new great SEO tool" its unfortunately more than likely the owner of that tool trying to make sales.

    I was thinking it'd be cool to have a thread where people talk about the tools that they ACTUALLY use, and which are free.

    To start the serps.com free tools are quite good:

    https://serps.com/tools/keyword-research/

    and

    https://serps.com/tools/rank-checker/

    I've also discovered the keyword explorer from moz.com that gives you 2 searches a day but if you want more is gets very pricey

    https://moz.com/products/pro/keyword-explorer
     
  2. Commoner

    Commoner Power Member

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    SemRush is another good tool

    SeoCentro is another good social media checker

    G00gle is your best pal.
     
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  3. uberriderseo

    uberriderseo Newbie

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    Semrush is cool as well as the free trial options for keysearch, keywordrevealer etc.
     
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  4. samcram

    samcram Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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  5. SearchedTerm

    SearchedTerm Newbie

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    If you guys want a COMPLETELY free tool for keyword research with exact Google search volume, try keywordplanner.pro

    And to clarify, I created this tool for everyone to use it FREE without a non-sense limit 2 searches per day. Unless you abuse the tool with a very high number of requests, there is no reason for me to stop you to use it 50 or even 100 times a day
     
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  6. ContentWriter

    ContentWriter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    For a basic keyword research, I simply type my search string on Google. Then, I scroll to the very bottom of the Search Engine Result Page (SERP) all the way near the pagination part. See the image below.

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    Aiden_1 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can use Google trends for keyword search in Google. It shows the result in graph format. That we can find the thrust of the keyword.
     
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    mbreezy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You get two free searches a day with https://moz.com/explorer

    I have the pro version which I tend to use in parallel to a lot of other paid tools and keyword planner.
     
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    Frapcino Junior Member

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    I always recommend Google KW planner or Semrush, both have a free trial and good tools for early stages in SEO. while Semrush for more competitive analysis.
     
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    Don't always look free tool. Some money may put it on fast track. I realized very later almost more than five year
     
  11. Leon jamesh

    Leon jamesh Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    SEMRUSH is my choice and it good to use.
     
  12. Cool Guy

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    Keywordshitter works great for me..