9 BEST FREE KEYWORD RESEARCH TOOLs.

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In digital space, many articles have written about ‘ Best Free Keyword Research Tool ‘ but, I’m going to describe here some of the best tools ever available on the internet.

Keyword research is the core of not only the content marketing strategy but also overall SEM, SEO strategy.

All the popular search engines constantly changing its algorithm, Google is at the top of them.

That’s why the core parts of the SEO are very crucial to rank on the 1st page of SERPs, whether it’s by paid ad campaign or by organic search.

According to my personal point of views, the best free keyword research tools are —

Google Keyword Planner, Rank Tracker, Keywords Everywhere, Google correlate ( according to Google official declaration It unavailable after 15 December 2019), Ubersuggest, Answer the public, Word stream Free keyword tool. Keyword Sheeter, Keyworddit/ Readdit Keyword Research Tool.

Though the free tools have some limitations, it will be fine to use these tools, if just start your business on the internet.

ARTICLE CONTENT:
Discussion About The Free Keyword Research Tool/ Tools — How To Use It? What Are The Pros? & What Are The Cons?
Other Free Keyword Research Tool/ toots To Boost Keywords On The SERP Ranking.
How To Target Right Keywords To Boost SEO SEM Strategy, Using Free Tools?
My Conclusion  

Discussion About The Free Keyword Research Tool/ Tools–

No.1. Rank Tracker

This is one of the Best (1st position) Free keyword research tool. It also has a premium version, Overall it’s a freemium tool.

How To Use This?

Here is the full video explanation of Rank Tracker on YouTube.

All you need to do download the software & install into your computer.  

What Are The Pros?

You will get data from not only from the ‘Google AdWords Keyword Planner’ you also get data from ‘Google Auto Complete’, ‘Google Related Search’, ‘Bing Related Search’, ‘Bing Search Suggestion’, ‘Yahoo! Search Assist’.

It also Suggests competition indicator expected visitors. Moreover, it has a facility for PPC (Pay Per Click) analysis of the Targeted keyword.

Most importantly, you will get KEI (Keyword Effectiveness Indicator). further More, KEI suggests the ratio of the specific keyword Search Volume of the competition.

Highly efficient keywords have Green boxed KEI. The red boxes are not so popular searches & they are highly competitive.

Rank Tracker also shows you specific Keyword difficulty, you want to rank in the SERPs.

Lastly, you get other information like Alexa rank of the targeted web pages, Social share of the content, Page Authority & many more.

What Are The Cons?

It does not collect data from various social media platforms.

Few facilities are for the free version but that is enough for a brand new website or blog.

 Overall this is the best free keyword research tool for Search engine analysis.

No.2. Google Keyword planner

This is one of the Best (2nd position) Free keyword research tool.

How To Use This?

Search for ‘Google keyword planner’, Sign in from your Google/ Gmail login id.

Select the targeted country, type the targeted, keyword-based on your business industry.

you will get all the variation of the targeted keyword.

What Are The Pros?  

All the data directly comes from Google.

You will get average monthly searches of many variations of the keywords.

Also, you can check the competition & suggested  CPC or biding rates of the keyword.

What Are The Cons?

You don’t get a total internet search volume of the keyword.

It will not suggest or shows you all the long trail variation of the keyword

It will not suggest or shows you, the singular plural search volume of the targeted keyword.

It will not suggest to you how many backlinks do you need to rank the top pages of SERPs.

Further, it will not suggest the length of the content(word count) to rank on the 1st page of SERPs.

No.3. Keywords Everywhere

This is a web browser-based (chrome/ Mozilla) extension. This tool was one of the best free keyword research tools, but nowadays they have introduced the premium version. overall this is a freemium tool.

How To Use This?

Go to Keyword everywhere then install the extension.

You have to put your email id to get an API key for validation.

when you type any targeted keyword on Google or Bing it will collect data from many search engines.

The tool shows you the CPC rates, total search volume, related keyword search.

What Are The Pros? 

You will get all the long trail variations of the targeted keywords.

Search volume result will be more accurate because It collects data from—

‘Google AdWords Keyword Planner’ ‘Google Auto Complete’, ‘Google Related Search’, ‘Bing Related Search’, ‘Bing Search Suggestion’, ‘Yahoo! Search Assist’. Amazon, eBay, Majestic, Soovle, Google Search Console, YouTube, Answer The Public, & many more.

You also have a facility to check global search volume & as well as country-specific search volume.

What Are The Cons?

Most of the facilities are available for the premium feature but the price is also very cheap, it starts from $10.oo.

It will not inform you of the page/ website authority of your competitor.

The tool neither tells you the social share of the page or content nor the backlinks information.

It will not suggest to you how long will be the length of the content.

It will not provide any information on whether the targeted keyword is an inclined topic or declined topic.

No.4. Google Correlate:

Google correlate helps to find out the LSI keywords of the targeted keyword.

Unfortunately, Google has taken a decision to shut it down after 15.12.2019.

That’s why I’m don’t want to waste your & my time writing about the topic.

No.5. Ubersuggest

Ubersuggest is an awesome SEO tool after “Google Keywords Planner “.

 How To Use This?

You need to put the targeted keyword & select a specific country.

You will get all the search volume CPC data, the top websites ranking on the SERPs.

What Are The Pros? 

You will get your competitor backlinks list of the particular content, SEO audit option.

How many social shares has been done on the top-ranking pages?

You also can be filtered Do-follow & No-follow backlinks.

 Overall you get all the targeted keyword of your competitor content.

Ubersuggest is one of the best free keyword research tools for creating long trail variations of the keyword.

What Are The Cons?

Though the data collection sources are specified by Neil,, sometimes organic traffic data doesn’t match with Google Analytics data.

In my personal observation, the targeted keyword search volume is much lower than the ‘Google Keyword Planner’ monthly search volume.

You can’t get the global search volume. but yes Google Keyword Planner & Ubersuggest together can give you a great result.

No.6. Answer The Public (ATP)

The main task ATP has done for us, find various key phrases, Parts of Speech that are associated with the targeted keyword.

How To Use This?

Only you need to enter the seed keyword like SEO & it will automatically create a list of suggestion like-

“What is SEO?”, “How to use SEO?”, “SEO & SEM” & many more.

What Are The Pros? 

You will get tones of an idea about what are people searching for on the internet.

It helps to design the eye-catchy title for your content.

It also helps to create long-tail keywords.

What Are The Cons?

You can’t customize the targeted region for a specific search, this facility is reserved for Pro only.    

Cant check the backlinks, of any content or website.

It will not answer you the domain authority & other information like Ubersuggest & Rank Tracker.

Overall it will only help to create long-tail keywords & content titles.

No.7. Keyword Finder

This is another free keyword research tool.

How To Use This?

All you need to do type the key phrases on the search option.

It will automatically show you all, the long term variation of the key phrases people are looking in the Google platform

What Are The Pros? 

It directly collects data from three places- Google Keyword planner, Google Auto Suggest, Google Related Search Result.

You will also get data like Monthly search Volume of any long term keyword, the CPC rates, Keyword competitiveness.  

What Are The Cons?

Only get data from Google but there are other search engines available in the digital space, you don’t get data from these search engines.

Don’t get any other data like backlinks of your competitor URL, no of social share happen for any content.

No.8. Keyword Sheeter Free Keyword Tool 

This tool is also like “ATP”, You will get all the that are search on the Google platform.

All the long trail variations of the keywords.

What Are The Cons?

You don’t get any other data except the long trail variation of seed keyword/ key phrases.

No.9. Keyworddit/ Readdit Keyword Research Tool

This tool only gives you data of long trail variation of the keywords & their monthly search volume.

The biggest cons of the tools are this is also collect data from only “Readit list” blog.

Other Free Keyword Research Tool/ Tools To Boost Keywords On The SERP Ranking.

Google trend is an awesome tool that will give you, the popularity of the targeted “seed keyword” is inclined with the age or decline.

So, your 1st task is to check seed keyword popularity; then, use Google keyword planner or “Rank Tracker” to find associated keywords of the seed word.

Lastly, combine two to three keyword & create a long trail keyword for your content.

How To Target Right Keywords To Boost SEO SEM Strategy, Using Free Tools?

Few experts even suggest we need to spend enough time to find the right targeted keyword for our marketing strategy.

But do you think so, SERIOUSLY!!!!!!!!!!

No, it’s not, Here are the simple steps to find the right keyword for SEO & SEM perspective.

1st, Go to Google Keyword Planner (GKP) & select your targeted location & type the popular keyword based on your industry. In the case of paid advertisement (PPC) type the keyword which you want to rank for.

Three(3) words, you need to check the search volume, Competition, & the CPC (Cost Per Click) rates.

The SEO Strategy:

Always select low competition (500 to 5000 global search volume) keywords, search it on the Google & check it’s search volume.

If it below 1.00 Cr then it’s ok, you can go for it.

 Otherwise, go to ‘AdWord & SEO Keyword Permutation Generator’ or ‘Answer The Public’ type keywords you will get all the long trail variation of the keyword people are looking for.

For more, you can add all the related search suggestions that appeared below in the Google search result.

When Google bots will crawl your page, it will get this content is more relevant for the particular search query, automatically it will boost your ranking on the SERP.

The SEM Strategy:

The procedure is the same till to create a long trail variation of the keyword. but you need to select the particular keyword which drives in to sell from your website.

CONFUSE!!!!!!!   Here is the simplification…

Suppose My website is providing services like SEO, SEM campaign solution, Digital Branding for small & medium size industry.

Now SEO is also one of the vital parts of blogging. But, If my targeted long trail keyword is “SEO solution for bloggers” will it catch the right audiences the answer is “NO”    

My targeted keyword must be “SEO company” or “Affordable SEO solution”, even if the search volume is low.

I hope you got a clear understanding of the fact. Now you can set your Ad campaign through whatever the search platform you want to run your ad campaign.

My Opinion/ Conclusion:

Now, you got enough information about these tools. My personal opinion is Google Keyword Planner & Rank Tracker/ Ubersuggest is enough to complete your keyword research procedure.

The Best Free Keyword Research Tools are above three mentioned.

There is another way to find low competitive keywords from blogs like quora & Read it.

People are posting their problems & community members are trying to solve their problem.     

Once you get the targeted keyword approximate ideas, your next task is to use these free keyword tools to create a long-tail keyword.  

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