How To Research Keywords For Search Engine Marketing

Written by Dan J. Fry

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This search engine provides related search results and keyword suggestion inrepparttar results returned torepparttar 127941 searcher. It can open up new avenues of keywords and phrases not thought about before. This resource can be found at http:/ .

Web Host Statistics

Unless your site is free, i.e. a free several page site through your ISP, you will most probably have . Have a look. My service is through StartLogic. The statistics are compiled through AWStats, which byrepparttar 127942 way is a free program for analyzing web site access. When I log intorepparttar 127943 server, I can viewrepparttar 127944 statistics using AWStats. It also shows me which keywords and key phrases people are using to find my site. One great advantage I have found with this method is that you can come up with keyword ideas that you would have never thought about. Because people are finding you with these keywordsrepparttar 127945 search engines must have you indexed

Online Dictionary and Thesaurus

Well, you may have wanted to stay away from them in school, but, crack them open. These can provide you with additional ideas to then use in Overture, 7Search, etc..

Word Tracker

This service is packed with many rich features to assist in keyword research. It starts at $6US per day. For $225US annually you are free to use it as much as needed. There is also a free version which does not have many ofrepparttar 127946 extended features. I however recommend starting with this version. It will give you a taste of how it works.

Use this resource to investigate how much traffic a site is receiving. You cannot research individual keywords and key phrases.

As a final note putrepparttar 127947 required time into researching keywords and key phrases prior to submitting your site or starting a PPC campaign. Otherwise you are feeling around inrepparttar 127948 dark trying to find your niche. It is time expensive, but not so for your wallet. This fares well for online home businesses where time is usually not a concern.

For more information on keyword research I suggest checking out They offer a lot of advice on search engine marketing.

Dan J. Fry is an independent researcher and owner of, a site devoted to providing resources for small budget home businesses. He has a PhD in Physics and is married with two daughters and two cats. Subscribe to his free E-Zine on home business resources at or by visiting his Home Business Resources and Tips site. He can be reached at .

Free Online SEO Tools

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Link Popularity Tool This tool measuresrepparttar total number of links or "votes" that a search engine has found for your website. This is a pretty cool tool because as well as tabulated data it also produces a nice graph ofrepparttar 127940 resulting data. One final key element of this tool is its ability to compare your website to your competitors to help you with your overall marketing strategy.

Meta Tag Generator This automatically generates a Meta Keyword tag by readingrepparttar 127941 page you specify, removing common words from it, and pickingrepparttar 127942 most used words onrepparttar 127943 page. Extra weight is given to words in a heading tag

Search Term Suggestion Tool Displays how many times a certain keyword was searched for at Shows all related searches forrepparttar 127944 entered keyword. A good measure to use in determining frequency of search among related keyword phrases

Search Engine Optimisation Tool A very impressive tool that testsrepparttar 127945 performance of a web site, by analysing a page onrepparttar 127946 important elements of web page creation, such as its title and content. It then scoresrepparttar 127947 page against given criteria forrepparttar 127948 top search engines, followed by some valuable SEO advice to improve overall ranking. The report produced is well laid out and easy to follow for anyone doing their own optimisation. A freebie tool that works better than many costly SEO tools I know!

The area of online SEO tools is an exciting area of growth as SEO developers come up with more and more tools to represent website positions onrepparttar 127949 internet. No doubt we will be revisiting this area again….

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