If you are planning your content without doing keyword research you are just not serious about blogging. Keyword research is one of the most crucial aspects of blogging and digital marketing.
In this article I will discuss how can you generate keywords to target your right audience. Number one tool will get you more keyword ideas, number 2 will give you search volume and estimated cpc and number 4 will help you generate long tail keywords for free.
Top 5 Best Free Keyword Research Tools
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Why you should do keyword research??
Simple. For targeting the right audience. See there are many ways to get traffic. The best one is organic. Why?
Because they are the most targeted traffic. They are just searching for the topic. They are looking for a solution or a product review.
Now as you know keyword research is important then how can you do keyword research?
There are many tools available but in this post we focusing on the free one.
1. Google Search
Yup you heard it right. Google search will provide you what your audience are searching about. Let’s see how.
Go to chrome and start typing your target keyword.
You could see many recommendation. In this way you can filter down and target more specified niche. Basically these are Long Tail Keyword.
If you want more content ideas then click on the search button and scroll to the bottom of the page. You will see more keywords there.
2. Google Keyword Planner
Google Keyword Planner is a tool for advertisers to find the right keyword, estimated volume and the cpc of that keyword.
You can use it generate more content ideas and can estimate the search volume.
This comes with a lot of customisation. You can select target country, language and can check the cpc and the volume.
You can get the whole list of keyword and you can export them too.
3. Chrome/Firefox keyword extension
There are some chrome extensions that will help you find the keywords and even search volume too. Keywords everywhere no doubt was the best plugin for it but it brought restrictions
Whatsmyserp is free alternative to keywords everywhere. It provides some of related keywords and people also search for to target and it’s volume.
4. Free longtail keyword generator
With this tool you can generate long tail keywords for free. This tool is no other than keywordtool.io. It will give you a ton of keyword ideas to work on.
This tool will help you find keywords for google, bing, youtube, amazon and many more. You can also refine keywords based on audience location.
You can then select them based on search intent. It restricts you by not showing the search volume but you can see then keyword planner.
5. Answer the public
Answer the public is the great tool to find question revolving around your keyword.
You may use those questions to build your article around it or you can include them in your post. Thanks to the new passage indexing update it will show up in search result even if it is inside the post and not a single post.
So you can make faq section around it.
So these are my top 5 best free keyword research tools. Though it comes it quite limitations but you still use them. You can use the tools in combination and generate post and articles on it. If you have any comment or queries do let me know down in the comment section.