Top Free SEO Keyword Tools
Building a solid keyword foundation is the very foundation of your SEO success. A poorly picked keyword might result in low quality traffic and low conversion rates. In this post, we'll cover some of our favorite free SEO keyword tools that can help you apply our proven keyword strategy to your own campaigns.
- Google Trends
Picking the keyword you are going to target is very vital when it comes to building your business. Whether you’re trying to generate more traffic or improve your ranking, the type of word you choose could be the point where everything takes off for your website. Though there are several tools like Ubersuggest and Ahrefs and so on available to get the best keywords, Google Trends can always outdo them all.
Google Trends is the best keyword tool. It learns from billions of searches and gives you rich information about what people are searching for over time, location, devices and more
- Google Search Console
As the title suggests, Google Search Console is entirely free. What’s more, it’s probably one of the most useful tools you have that isn’t getting enough use. In the middle of everything else, either you simply forgot about it, or it dropped off your radar. Either way, there is a wealth of information in a central location for you to use as you see fit for optimizing your site.
- Syntax IQ
Syntax IQ Actions Engine automatically surfaces relevant keyword opportunities for your pages or products. Using our proprietary natural language understanding, we crawl the web to identify latent topics and their potential popularity. We then surface this information in an intuitive interface for you to discover valuable keywords and insights that will help you define or refine a topic space, and build strong content around it. Syntax gives you actionable information so that you can focus on what matters: your content strategy. And It’s completely free to start. Just sign up.
- Keyword Surfer
This free Chrome extension gives you local search volume estimates for 19 countries. It provides monthly and global and search volumes for google queries. The global search feature can be disabled. For the local search data, the 19 countries include most popular western countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, as well as France and Germany. One problem is that Keyword Surfer does not give you bulk search volumes.
If you are looking for keyword ideas, the front page of the internet is a good place to start. That's the idea behind Keyworddit. This tool pulls keyword ideas from Reddit's many subreddit threads. Just enter a subreddit and and Keyworddit will extract up to 500 keywords from the titles and comments in the threads. It will also display estomated US monthly search volumes for each keyword to help you gauge popularity. This tool works best when you don't know anything about a particular topic.