15 BEST Keyword Research Tools for SEO [2022 Reviews] (2022)

This is a list of the 15 best keyword research tools in 2022.

These amazing tools have helped my organic traffic grow by 28.55% over the last year:

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And in this guide, I’ll reveal the world’s best keyword research tools

…and help you choose the best one for you.

15 Best Keyword Research Tools

1. Semrush

Semrush works a little differently than the other tools I will show you.

Instead of entering a seed keyword and getting a long list of keyword ideas, Semrush shows you keywords that your competition already ranks for.

(These are usually outside-the-box keywords that would be impossible to find using any other tool.)

Here’s how it works:

First, enter a competitor’s domain name in the field at the top of the page.

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If you’re doing SEO in a country outside of the US (for example, in Google.co.uk), you can choose to see information about that specific market. Just choose that country from this menu:

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Next, take a look at the “Organic Research” section:

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Here’s what the different terms in that section mean:

  • Keywords is the estimated number of monthly organic visitors that come from Google.
  • Traffic is the estimated number of monthly visitors.
  • Traffic Cost indicates how valuable this traffic is (based on Google Ads CPC).

So if you see a domain with a lot of Organic Search Traffic but a low Traffic Cost, you know that they’re ranking for keywords that don’t convert into buyers.

But the real value of Semrush comes from the “Organic Keywords” data:

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This box will show you 5 of the top keywords that your competitors are ranking for. To see more, click on “View all [number] organic keywords”.

And you’ll get a list of all of the keywords that the site or URL ranks for:

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This page alone will usually give you a handful of solid keywords.

But if you want more ideas, go back to the “Organic Research” overview and check out the “Competitors” in the menu bar.

And you’ll see that site’s first-page competition:

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When you click on one of THOSE results, you can see the exact search queries they’re ranking for.

There will be some overlap from what you just saw, but you’ll also (usually) dig up some real gems.

You can also start your Semrush search with a keyword instead of a competitor’s site:

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Semrush will show you a “Phrase match report”, which is a list of long-tail keywords that include the keyword you entered:

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This is really helpful for finding long-tail variations of Head and Body Keywords.

For example, if you wanted to rank for the keyword “weight loss”, you’ll quickly find that it’s simply too competitive.

But Semrush will show you long-tail variations, like the “weight loss calculator”, that are MUCH easier to rank for:

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My Favorite Feature: Keyword Magic

This tool pulls keyword suggestions from Semrush’s massive database of over 21 billion terms.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Semrush is my favorite keyword research tool. Not cheap. But if you’re serious about SEO, it’s a must-have.

2. Soovle

Scrape suggested keywords from multiple sources.

Soovle gives you suggested keyword ideas from Google, YouTube, Bing, Yahoo, Amazon and more.

(All in one place.)

That way, you can find untapped keywords that your competition doesn’t know about.

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My Favorite Feature: Saved Suggestions

Easily save your favorite keyword ideas with Soovle’s “drag & drop” saved suggestions feature.

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Then, download your favorite keywords to a CSV file.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Soovle is one of the best free keyword research tools out there.

3. Jaaxy

Get thousands of related keyword ideas within seconds.

This is a straightforward (yet powerful) tool.

So, what makes Jaaxy unique?

First off, it gives you LOTS of different keyword ideas.

(Including some that you won’t find in most other tools.)

Plus, you get helpful data on every keyword that it generates (including competition, search volume and potential traffic).

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My Favorite Feature: QSR

QSR stands for “Quoted Search Result”.

This is a fancy way of saying: “how many other websites are trying to rank for this exact term?”.

Obviously, the lower this number, the better chance you have of ranking #1.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Jaaxy is a decent freemium tool. Not nearly as good as something like Semrush. But at $50/month, it’s not a bad deal.

4. Google Search Console

Find hundreds of “Opportunity Keywords”.

The Google Search Console isn’t a traditional keyword research tool.

But it does have a feature that makes finding awesome keywords a CINCH.

The feature?

The Performance Report.

This report list out the pages on your site that get the most clicks from Google.

(And the exact keywords that brought them there)

So: how can you use this feature for keyword research?

It’s easy: use it to find “Opportunity Keywords”.

Opportunity Keywords are where you rank between #8-#20 in Google for a specific keyword.

And with little extra on-page SEO, you can find yourself with a nice rankings boost.

For example, my average rankings for the keyword “SEO tool” is 6.2.

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That keyword is an Opportunity Keyword. And if I optimize my page around “SEO tool”, my rankings for that term should go up.

My Favorite Feature: Google Analytics + Google Search Console

Did you know that you can combine your Google Search Console and Google Analytics accounts?

Well, you can.

And it’s VERY helpful.

When you do, you’ll get in-depth keyword data than you would with either tool by itself.

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Brian's Bottom Line

The Google Search Console is an underrated keyword research tool. No other tool can help you find Opportunity Keywords like the GSC.

5. Ahrefs Keywords Explorer

Make smarter keyword decisions.

Ahrefs recently rolled out a new and improved “Keywords Explorer”.

And what I like most about Keywords Explorer is this:

It gives you SUPER in-depth information on each keyword.

Sure, you get the data you’d expect (like search volume). But you also get a breakdown of the first page competition… and how many searchers actually click on a result.

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My Favorite Feature: Keyword Difficulty

Most keyword research tools give you vague difficulty info (like “easy” or “difficult”). Or a score (like “89/100”).

But Ahrefs tells you EXACTLY how many backlinks you’ll need to rank on the first page of Google.

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Awesome.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Ahrefs is mostly known as for backlink analysis. But I have to say: it’s got a killer keyword research tool. I find myself using it more and more every week.

6. SECockpit

Keyword research for SEO pros.

This a Swiss Army Knife of keyword research tools.

Like any other keyword tool, you give SECockpit a seed keyword… and you get a list of results.

But what makes SECockpit unique is the built-in features that allow you to get A LOT of depth on search trends, organic competition and traffic estimates.

Which means that it’s a tool largely designed for SEO professionals.

Sure, newbies can get value out of this tool. But there’s no doubt that SECockpit is targeted for people that sleep, eat and breathe SEO.

If you’re brand new to SEO, the sheer number of features in this tool might be overwhelming for you. But if you’re looking for lots and lots of depth, you’ll probably get your money’s worth.

With that, here’s how it works.

When you login you’ll automatically go to your Dashboard, where you can create projects around sets of keywords…or jump right in with a single keyword search.

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To start the keyword research process, click on “Start a Keyword Search”:

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Then, enter a seed keyword in the field marked “Keyword Phrase”:

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You can get even more results by choosing to include Google Suggest, Related Searches and synonyms pulled from Google Ads:

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When you’re done, click on “save and close” and the tool will get to work:

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Here’s the report you’ll get:

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If you’ve ever used the Google Keyword Planner, the data here should look familiar to you.

In fact, the columns “Phrase”, “Monthly Searches” and “CPC” are pulled directly from the GKP:

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(The only difference is that CPC is called “Top of page bid” in the GKP)

So: what does the other information in SECockpit mean?

Well you’ll notice a bunch of green bars under the column labeled “Niche”:

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This bar is a single metric that takes into account first page competition, monthly search volume, and commercial intent. In other words, whether or not that search query is a good overall choice. The larger the bar, the better the keyword.

Next to monthly searches you’ll notice a series of orange bars labeled “Top Results”:

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This bar indicates the difficulty of ranking for that particular keyword based on the current top 10 results.

And when you click on a keyword, you get a breakdown of that keyword’s search results.

When you do, SECockpit will display important competition metrics for the top 10 pages in the results… including Moz Domain Authority and total backlinks:

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This is a great way to quickly size up competition without having to look one-by-one at the SERPs.

And you go back to the keywords page, you can actually add at least 20 more columns to the results:

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For example, you can see a ratio of the keyword’s competition in comparison to its search volume. Or you can get a comparison of the estimated traffic you’ll get from hitting the top 3 for that keyword. And lots more.

My Favorite Feature: Filtering

You can use over 100 filters to find the keywords that you want.

For example, do you only want keywords that get searched for at least 10k times per month? Done.

Or maybe you want terms that have the best ratio of search volume and competition. You got it.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Clunky? Yes. Intuitive? Heck no. Feature-rich? Absolutely. If you want lots of advanced features, and don’t mind a steep learning curve, definitely check out SECockpit.

7. Google Keyword Planner

Tap into Google’s massive keyword database.

The GKP is pretty vanilla compared to most other keyword research tools.

So why use it?

Because the data you get from it comes straight from Google.

(So you know its legit)

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My Favorite Feature: “Top of page bid”

This is how much people advertisers are bidding on a keyword.

For example, of you see a top of page bid of $10, people are spending an average of 10 bucks per click.

Obviously, the higher this number, the more commercial intent that searcher has.

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Brian's Bottom Line

The data in the GKP is the most reliable out there. That said, because it’s designed for Google Ads, using it for SEO can be tricky. This Google Keyword Planner Guide shows you how the GKP for SEO-focused keyword research.

8. KeywordTool.io

Get boatloads of targeted keyword ideas.

Here’s another Google Suggest scraper (just like UberSuggest and Soovle).

What makes KeywordTool unique?

Two things:

First, KeywordTool gives you A LOT of keyword suggestions.

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For example, I just did a search for “SEO”… and got 1,394 relevant keywords.

Not bad.

Second, you can easily filter, drill-down or expand the results to find the right keywords for you.

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My Favorite Feature: Analyze Competitors

This is a very cool feature I don’t see in many other keyword research tools.

Just enter a competitor’s site… and the tool will generate a list of keyword ideas based on that site’s content.

For example, when I pop Backlinko into the tool, I get keywords that I’d expect.

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(Like “SEO” and “blog”)

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But I also came across terms that I don’t use anywhere on my site… but are closely related to the type of stuff that I write about.

(Like “digital marketing” and “how to check backlinks”)

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Brian's Bottom Line

One of the best overall keyword research tools on the market. Worth a try.

9. Moz Keyword Explorer

Find keywords that will generate the most traffic.

Moz’s Keyword Explorer does an awesome job of finding “lateral” keyword ideas.

For example, take a seed keyword like “weight loss”.

Like most other tools, you get a list of closely related keywords:

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But what makes Moz unique is that it’s SMART.

Which means you get outside-the-box suggestions that you probably won’t find anywhere else.

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My Favorite Feature: “Organic CTR” and “Priority”

These two awesome features let you know how many clicks you can expect to get from your target keyword.

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Organic CTR is the number of clicks you can expect to get if you crack the top 10. For example, if a SERP has a ton of PPC ads, news results, and a knowledge graph, your CTR is gonna be low.

Priority takesCTR, search volume and difficulty into account. It’s an “overall” score of whether or not you should target a particular keyword.

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So if you’re overwhelmed by keyword data, you can use this single metric to find keywords that are going to bring you the most traffic from Google.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Moz’s keyword tool is pretty darn awesome. Unfortunately, it’s not a standalone tool (you have to pay for their entire suite of SEO tools to use it).

10. Keywords Everywhere

Get search volume (and more) wherever you go.

Keywords Everywhere is a paid keyword research tool that displays keyword data on top of 10 websites …including Ebay, Amazon and Answer The Public.

That way, you don’t need to copy and paste keywords into the Google Keyword Planner. The data shows up in your Chrome browser. Very cool.

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My Favorite Feature: “People Also Search For”

Get a list of keywords related to your search term… in the Google search results.

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What’s cool about this feature is that you can find keywords that your target customer searches for when they’re not searching for what you sell.

For example, when I search for “SEO Tools”, I see terms like “Google Keyword Planner SEO” and “”Free SEO analysis”.

(Both of which get decent amounts of searches every month)

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Nice.

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Brian's Bottom Line

If you’re serious about keyword research you NEED to install this extension. It rocks.

11. Keyword Snatcher

Find 2,000 keyword ideas with a single search.

If you want a lot – and I mean a lot – of keyword ideas, Keyword Snatcher is a dream come true.

In fact, you’ll usually generate at least 2,000 keywords from a single seed keyword.

Here’s how it works:

Just open up the tool and choose the sources that you want Keyword Snatcher to pull its suggestions from:

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I recommend keeping them all checked so you can generate as many keyword ideas as possible.

Next, enter a seed keyword into the field and click “Get Suggestions”:

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And after a long wait, you’ll get an insane amount of suggestions:

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The big downside of this tool is that it doesn’t give you any data on the keywords that it generates (like search volume and keyword competition). It’s simply a keyword idea tool.

To get that information, you need to extract the list of keywords by clicking on “Download Suggestions” and saving your keyword list as a text or CSV file:

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Then, copy and paste those keywords into the Google Keyword Planner.

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My Favorite Feature: Word Count

This nifty sorting feature lets you focus on keywords that are a certain length.

(Like terms that are at least 4-words long)

This makes finding long tail keywords MUCH easier.

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Brian's Bottom Line

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Not the best keyword tool ever made. But it’s one of the few out there that don’t require a monthly subscription.

12. Google Trends

Find new keywords and search trends.

There are two ways to use Google Trends for keyword research:

First, you can search for a specific keyword…

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…and take a look at the “related queries” section.

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Second, you can see if whether or not a keyword is growing in popularity.

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Why is this important?

Well, let’s say you’re debating between two keywords:

“Content Marketing” and “Inbound Marketing”.

As you can see, interest for “Content Marketing” is growing fast… and fewer people are searching for “Inbound Marketing” than ever before.

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This isn’t to say that “Inbound Marketing” is a bad keyword. But the fact that it’s trending down is one factor to keep in mind as you decide on your next keyword.

My Favorite Feature: YouTube Search

See whether a given keyword is growing on the world’s 2nd most popular search engine: YouTube.

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Brian's Bottom Line

If you write lots of evergreen content, you NEED to use Google Trends. That way, you can see if a keyword is going to bring you traffic over the long haul… before you write a word of content.

13. KWFinder

A powerful keyword tool that’s also easy to use.

KWFinder is quickly becoming one of my go-to keyword research tools.

Why?

Because it has lots of the features that other tools have. But unlike most other tool, KWFinder is VERY intuitive.

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My Favorite Feature: Keyword Difficulty

As you might expect, this tells you how hard it will be to rank for that keyword.

But unlike most other tools, KWFinder automatically shows a Keyword Difficulty score next to every keyword.

(So there’s no need to click on every single one to see its difficulty score… which gets old fast)

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Brian's Bottom Line

At $29/month you really can’t go wrong with a KWFinder subscription. Great value.

14. QuestionDB

Find lots of question-focused keyword ideas (for free).

QuestionDB pulls question-focused keywords from threads on Reddit.

So if you’re looking for an alternative to Answer The Public, QuestionDB does the job.

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My Favorite Feature: Popularity

Sort the results by popularity. That way, you can create content that answers these burning questions.

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Brian's Bottom Line

When it comes to finding question-keywords for blog content, QuestionDB can’t be beat.

15. Serpstat

Analyze the first page competition.

Serpstat is a SEO software suite with tools for content, link building, and more.

Which means Serpstat doesn’t specialize in keyword research.

Even so, it still has a VERY decent keyword research tool.

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My Favorite Feature: Competitors Graph

This lets you visualize the sites that are competing for a given keyword (and related terms).

So if you see big bubbles for “Wikipedia” or “Amazon” it’s probably time to look for a different keyword.

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Brian's Bottom Line

Is Serpstat one of best tools on the market? No. But at $19 a month, you get a lot of pro features for your money.

Conclusion

There you have it: 15 of the best free and paid keyword research tools.

Now I’d like to hear your take:

Are there any quality tools here that I missed?

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Or maybe you have a question about one of the tools I reviewed.

Either way, leave a quick comment below right now.

FAQs

Which is the best tool for keyword research for SEO in 2022? ›

The best free keyword research tool for advanced SEO

Semrush offers a broad range of keyword research tools, too, from the standard traffic and search volume data to content-driven keyword research and competitive keyword gap analysis.

What is the best keyword research tool for content marketers? ›

Here are the nine most popular keyword and competitor research tools for content marketers.
  • Google Trends. ...
  • BuzzSumo. ...
  • Feedly. ...
  • Statista. ...
  • Keywords Everywhere. ...
  • Keyword Surfer. ...
  • SparkToro. Ideal for: content marketing and teams. ...
  • Google Search Console. Ideal for: all content marketers.
30 Mar 2022

Do Meta keywords Matter 2022? ›

Suffice to say; you should not be spending any time adding meta keywords to your website in 2022. Google does not use them to determine ranking signals, and they provide no additional value to users – rendering them obsolete in SEO.

Is SEO still relevant in 2022? ›

The fact that SEO works perfectly fine even in 2022 as a method of delivering improved commercial outcomes for business websites and their owners, combined with the need for ongoing research into what works, makes it still relevant as a digital marketing method, but even more so as a valuable service and a rewarding ...

What is the number 1 online research tool? ›

1. Google Scholar. Google Scholar is perhaps the most popular tool for finding scholarly literature on a plethora of topics. The search engine makes it simple for anyone to explore academic papers, theses, case law, books, etc.

What is the most powerful research tool? ›

Abstract. Randomized controlled trial (RCT) can be said to be one of the simplest but most powerful tool of research.

Which free tool is best for keyword research? ›

Free keyword research tools
  • QuestionDB.
  • Ahrefs Keyword Generator.
  • SEMrush Keyword Magic Tool.
  • Ubersuggest.
  • Moz Keyword Explorer.
  • Soovle.
  • Keyword Tool Dominator.
  • Google Trends.

Is there any SEO tool as good as Google keyword planner? ›

SE Ranking provides accurate SEO data and insights on keyword searches via Keyword Research tool, a comprehensive Google Keyword Planner alternative. Their keyword analysis tool has access to 3 billion keywords in 78 countries and is one of the largest keyword databases available.

What is the best keyword density for SEO? ›

What is good keyword density? While there are no hard and fast rules for keyword density beyond always-relevant "don't keyword stuff" advice, many SEOs recommend using approximately 1-2 keyword for every 100 words of copy. That factors in to about 1-2% keyword density.

How much should I pay for keyword research? ›

How much does Keyword Research Cost? A keyword research tool on its own costs about $200–$500 per month, depending on the number of queries you need. Then, the cost is in the time of doing the analysis and prioritizing keywords/topics to create SEO campaigns for.

Where can I find profitable niche keywords? ›

Content List
  1. Content List.
  2. How to find profitable keywords in any niche.
  3. Find what keywords your customers are using.
  4. Use Google Auto-Complete for low-hanging fruits.
  5. Amazon Product Listings for Purchase-Ready Keywords.
  6. Spy on keywords from e-Commerce websites using Ahrefs.
  7. Spy on a website's on-page keywords.

Which is better Semrush or Ahrefs? ›

Ahrefs provide more in-depth backlink data for any website, whereas Semrush only shows the number of backlinks a website has. It does not show you an in-depth analysis of backlinks.

What are the 3 meta attributes? ›

Meta Keywords Attribute – A series of keywords you deem relevant to the page in question. Title Tag – This is the text you'll see in the SERP and at the top of your browser. Search engines view this text as the “title” of your page. Meta Description Attribute – A brief description of the page.

Does Google ignore meta keywords? ›

Our web search (the well-known search at Google.com that hundreds of millions of people use each day) disregards keyword metatags completely. They simply don't have any effect in our search ranking at present.

How many meta keywords should I use for SEO? ›

Incorporating Meta Keywords in Your Content

As a general rule, don't use more than about 10 meta keywords for a single page.

What's replacing SEO? ›

Answer Engine Optimization (AEO) to Replace Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Marketers and content creators are increasingly focusing to improve their SEO.

What are the latest SEO techniques in 2022? ›

Top 10 Important SEO Techniques of 2022
  • Understand Your Site's Core Web Vitals.
  • Optimize for Google Passage Ranking.
  • Focus on Featured Snippets.
  • Learn the EAT Principle.
  • Support Long-Tail Keyword Phrases.
  • Create New Content.
  • Update Old Content.
  • Focus on User Experience.
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How do I improve my keyword rank in 2022? ›

Here are seven ways you can improve your search engine optimization strategy and rankings for 2022:
  1. Optimize your website. ...
  2. Target accurate keywords. ...
  3. Create longer, better content. ...
  4. Track your website traffic. ...
  5. Start link-building. ...
  6. Stay away from black hat SEO. ...
  7. Set up a Google My Business profile. ...
  8. Conclusion.
24 Jan 2022

What are the 6 tools of research? ›

Research tools are specific mechanisms or strategies that the researcher uses to collect, manipulate, or interpret data. Six general tools of research: 1) the library and its resources, 2) the computer and its software, 3) techniques of measurement, 4) statistics, 5) the human mind, and 6) language.

Which search engine is best for research? ›

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is the clear number one when it comes to academic search engines. It's the power of Google searches applied to research papers and patents. It not only let's you find research papers for all academic disciplines for free, but also often provides links to full text PDF file.

What are the 6 online research skills? ›

  • Check Your Sources. The Skill: Evaluating information found in your sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and. ...
  • Ask Good Questions. The Skills: Developing and refining search queries to get better research results. ...
  • Go Beyond the Surface. ...
  • Respect Ownership.

What are four major research tools? ›

Read a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of four primary research tools (interviews, focus groups, surveys and observation).

What are the three main research tools? ›

Data collection or research tools are any tools used to measure a variable, or to collect the information needed to answer a research question. Three different data collection techniques are observation, questionnaire and interview.

How often should you do keyword research? ›

According to Jonny Ross Consultancy and other industry experts, it's recommended you revisit your keyword strategy on a quarterly basis and at least 3 - 6 months before any campaign or promotions.

Does Google have a keyword tool? ›

Keyword Planner helps you to research keywords for your Search campaigns. You can use this free tool to discover new keywords related to your business and see estimates of the searches they receive and the cost to target them.

What is the easiest way to find keywords? ›

How to Find Easy Keywords That You Can Actually Rank For: A Guide for Startups and Small Businesses
  1. Step 1: Set Your Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Decide Which Topics to Focus On. ...
  3. Step 3: Find Keywords with Search Volume. ...
  4. Step 4: Assess the Competition to Find Easy to Rank Keywords. ...
  5. Step 5: Consider User Intent. ...
  6. Step 6: Content Clusters.
15 Jun 2021

Is SEMrush better than Google keyword planner? ›

SEMrush vs Google Keyword Planner verdict

SEMrush is a complete SEO package that includes backlink auditing, traffic analysis, and detailed reports. They are known for having questionable accuracy, though. Google Keyword Planner, on the other hand, has very accurate search data, and that's it.

How can I SEO like a pro? ›

11 Tips to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO Like a Pro (Checklist)
  1. Plan Your Content with Proper Keyword Research. ...
  2. Find Semantic Keywords for Your Focus Keyword. ...
  3. Write an Effective Blog Post Title. ...
  4. Make Internal Linking a Habit. ...
  5. Add Images and Videos to Your Blog Posts. ...
  6. Add a Meta Description to Your Blog Post.
31 Mar 2022

How do I research keywords for SEO for free? ›

8 free keyword research tools for SEO (that beat their paid...
  1. Rank Tracker. To find the most ample list of keyword variations and analyze their SEO profitability. ...
  2. Google Search Console. ...
  3. Google Ads Keyword Planner. ...
  4. AnswerThePublic. ...
  5. Keyword Tool Dominator. ...
  6. Google Trends. ...
  7. Google Correlate. ...
  8. Keywords Everywhere.
18 Jun 2019

Which keyword ranks fastest? ›

Long-tail keywords give you the opportunity to rank faster and higher faster because they're more specific and in turn, have lower search volume.

What is the fastest way to rank a keyword? ›

With that in mind, we've distilled seven essential steps you need to take to rank for your keywords.
  1. Keyword research. Keyword research lays the foundation for optimizing your site. ...
  2. Site structure. ...
  3. SEO content audit. ...
  4. Content creation, optimization, and on-page SEO. ...
  5. Link earning. ...
  6. Social media. ...
  7. Track performance.

Is 1000 words enough for SEO? ›

You have a higher chance of ranking in Google if you write long, high-quality blog posts of 1000 words or more. We've also experienced this ourselves; we have written quite some articles that are over 2500 words — our Shopify SEO ultimate guide almost hit 9000!

How do I find high value keywords? ›

4 Steps to Finding High-Value Keywords
  1. Find the Keywords You're Currently Ranking For. Before looking for new keywords, a good practice is to have an idea of what you already rank for. ...
  2. Research Keywords. ...
  3. Complete a Competitive Analysis. ...
  4. Choose Your Topic Clusters.
2 May 2019

How do I get high traffic keywords? ›

  1. Step 1 – Build a “Seed List” of SEO Keywords. ...
  2. Step 2 – Use SEO Tools to Identify High Traffic, Low Competition Keywords ( + Free Tools) ...
  3. Step 3 – Refine Your Keyword List Based on Comp. ...
  4. Step 4 – Organize Your Keywords by Relevance, Priority & User Intent. ...
  5. Step 5 – Create Your Data-Driven SEO Content Strategy.
29 Aug 2019

What is the most popular keyword on Google? ›

facebook

How many hours does keyword research take? ›

Keyword research takes around 10 days to complete and moves into the development of keyword strategy. With these keyword discoveries, an SEO campaign assembles a keyword strategy to grow organic traffic towards your site.

How much is SEO per hour? ›

Average SEO costs are $100-$250 an hour for US SEO agencies. SEO costs often range from $2,500 – $10,000 per month for US agencies. The average SEO plan costs $2819 per month (per Ahrefs) Overseas SEO companies may charge $10-$50 an hour.

Do I need to hire someone for SEO? ›

Yes, hire an agency if you're looking for long-term success. Unless there's something easily fixable on your site (like blocking it entirely with your robots. txt file), the majority of SEO is building long-term successes and value.

What are the top 5 niches? ›

Top 13 Most Profitable Niches List That Really Make Money in 2022
  • Relationships.
  • Lifestyle.
  • Real Estate.
  • Gadgets And Technology.
  • Food.
  • Entertainment.
  • Pets.
  • Gaming.
22 Sept 2022

What is the highest paying niche? ›

The most profitable blog niches for 2022
  • Digital marketing.
  • Blogging and making money online.
  • Health and fitness.
  • Personal finance and investing.
  • Recipes and food.
  • Personal development and self-care.
19 May 2022

Which niches are trending? ›

10 most trending eCommerce niches in 2022 & the upcoming years
  • Pet products. Ever since dogs and cats dominate the internet, no one can doubt how much we love our furry friends. ...
  • Subscription. ...
  • Home office equipment. ...
  • ReCommerce. ...
  • Eco-friendly products. ...
  • Health & Wellness products. ...
  • Educational toys. ...
  • Online course.
11 Jan 2022

Is Semrush a Russian company? ›

Semrush Inc is an American public company that offers a SaaS platform known as Semrush.

Why Semrush is the best? ›

If you're working on a mix of SEO and PPC projects, you'll find that Semrush represents much better value. This is simply because it gives you access to comprehensive PPC data, whereas Moz doesn't. Semrush includes detailed CPC competition and distribution data, live ads and PPC campaign planning tools.

Why Semrush is the best SEO tool? ›

Semrush Position Tracking Tool

It's a useful local SEO tool because it can also target a specific device type or geographic location. (However, there is a limit to the number of keywords you can track.) Compare your overall performance (visibility and estimated traffic) to that of your competitors.

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Niche keywords are the highly specific long-tail keywords that pertain to a narrow industry vertical. Learn how to search for key words in your niche with our f...
This SEO keyword research guide provides actionable tips and tools for generating valuable keywords and some practices on using key phrases properly.
Ready to get serious about keyword research? Check out our in-depth guide to keyword research and get the insight you need to start planning irresistible conten...

What are the latest SEO techniques in 2022? ›

Top 10 Important SEO Techniques of 2022
  • Understand Your Site's Core Web Vitals.
  • Optimize for Google Passage Ranking.
  • Focus on Featured Snippets.
  • Learn the EAT Principle.
  • Support Long-Tail Keyword Phrases.
  • Create New Content.
  • Update Old Content.
  • Focus on User Experience.
9 Nov 2021

How can I improve my SEO in 2022? ›

Here are seven ways you can improve your search engine optimization strategy and rankings for 2022:
  1. Optimize your website. ...
  2. Target accurate keywords. ...
  3. Create longer, better content. ...
  4. Track your website traffic. ...
  5. Start link-building. ...
  6. Stay away from black hat SEO. ...
  7. Set up a Google My Business profile. ...
  8. Conclusion.
24 Jan 2022

What are the top 3 SEO strategies? ›

The number of SEO strategies your business requires depends completely on your business goals, where your campaign currently stands, and your budget.
  • Content production. Content marketing is one of the most popular marketing strategies today. ...
  • Keyword optimization. ...
  • Multimedia.

What are the most underrated SEO techniques in 2022? ›

The 7 Important Yet Basic SEO Techniques
  • Internal linking. This is probably among the most basic SEO tips that I can give. ...
  • External linking. ...
  • Social signals. ...
  • Website speed. ...
  • Website structure. ...
  • Updating old content. ...
  • Optimizing image alt tags and file names. ...
  • (Bonus) Proper keyword research.

What is the most advanced SEO checklist? ›

The Ultimate Technical SEO checklist (2022)
  • Update your page experience – core web vitals. ...
  • Crawl your site and look for any crawl errors. ...
  • Fix broken internal and outbound links. ...
  • Get rid of any duplicate or thin content. ...
  • Migrate your site to HTTPS protocol. ...
  • Make sure your URLs have a clean structure.
13 Jan 2022

What search engine will replace Google? ›

There are many search engines that you can use instead of Google. If your focus is on maintaining your privacy, then search engines like DuckDuckGo, StartPage, and Swisscows are a suitable option. And if you're looking to do business in a specific location then you can try to optimize your site for Baidu and Yandex.

What is the number 1 search engine in the world? ›

Google. With over 80% of the search market share, Google is undoubtedly the most popular search engine.

What are the 5 top search engines? ›

List of the 10 best search engines in 2022, ranked by popularity.
  • Google.
  • Microsoft Bing.
  • Yahoo.
  • Baidu.
  • Yandex.
  • DuckDuckGo.
  • Ask.com.
  • Ecosia.
24 Oct 2022

Can I learn SEO in 2 months? ›

It takes 1-3 months to learn SEO at a basic level and as long as 6-18 months to learn SEO at an advanced level. How much time it takes to learn SEO depends on the number of hours each day you can study search engine optimization.

Will SEO exist in 5 years? ›

SEO will not be eliminated within the next five years because social media and search engines will more than likely merge. Facebook has already begun to do this: they average over 1.5 billion searches every day. Twitter has done the same; they joined in partnership with Google.

How can I improve my SEO traffic in 30 days? ›

How to Increase Your SEO Traffic in 30 Days
  1. Day 1: Pick Your Top 30 Traffic Posts.
  2. Day 2: Find the Right SEO Keywords to Increase.
  3. Day 3: Add Secondary SEO Keywords.
  4. Day 4: Compare Your Content to Competition.
  5. Day 5: Improve Your SEO Title Tags.
  6. Day 6: Optimize Your Meta Descriptions.
  7. Day 7: Optimize Your H1 Tags.
27 Mar 2021

What are the 4 important stages in SEO? ›

Phases of our SEO campaigns
  • Phase 1 – Onboarding, Site Assessment, Strategy Development.
  • Phase 2 – Onsite Optimization.
  • Phase 3 – Off-Site Optimization, Citation Submission & Clean up.
  • Phase 4 – Ongoing & Advanced SEO: Link Building, Tracking, Updates.
26 Sept 2016

How can I grow my SEO faster? ›

Follow these suggestions to improve your search engine optimization (SEO) and watch your website rise the ranks to the top of search-engine results.
  1. Publish Relevant, Authoritative Content. ...
  2. Update Your Content Regularly. ...
  3. Metadata. ...
  4. Have a link-worthy site. ...
  5. Use alt tags.

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