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Why should you use a Keyword Research Tool?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by florinmuresan, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. florinmuresan

    florinmuresan Newbie

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    I've seen that there are tools like longtail, niche finder, etc. that help people find keywords.

    My question, though, is: "Why would you use tool to find keywords instead of doing it manually?"
     
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    frazgta Power Member

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    To make things faster. Suppose you have 1000 keywords that you want to check. You can do that manually or use a tool that does it in the background while you do something else.
     
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    I usually work with google's keyword tool - works best for me...
     
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    I used to do it that way too, but there are way too many keywords out there. You can find a keyword for "dog food" but you can also find something like "food that dogs like the most" which is actually searched almost the same amount and 0 competition.

    I don't relay solely on tools, but I use them to filter out keywords with high average PR, keywords with no ads in Google (bad for adsense), keywords which are product names with the vendor #1 but also to find keywords where you have WP, blogspot or squidoo ranking #1 (low comp.).

    Once I get something where all the criteria is met (a list of 100 or so keywords), then I move on to manual. The lucky winners hit page 2 with onsite alone, sometimes page 1, but it does take a lot of time. However, this way, you can build a whitehat site and basically build 0 links, and still make a good income site which can be a backup in case the sites you seo'ed hard get hit by an update.
     
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    axtolip Newbie

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    Which software do you use for keyword research?
     
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    Like why we use any other program in the world instead of doing it manually.

    Automating = ( Faster + Bigger ) Results