We all know that getting your content seen, is the key to having a large online following. The only way you'll get this right, is if you have a secret weapon in your marketing arsenal - some brilliant keyword generation tools to soup up your content SEO! Today, I'm giving you my top 5 list of these tools, and why you should be using them.
But first - what is a keyword generation tool? It's a tool that generates keyword suggestions that can be used in your article or blog content, advertising campaigns and organic search marketing pursuits. These tools are a must-have for 100% SEO efficiency.
While Google Adwords is a great tool for general keyword research, if you really want to be hitting those page one results for targeted long tail keywords - there's no tool like WordTracker. They have a free basic keyword suggestion tool on their site, and a paid tool is well worth the $69.00 a month subscription rate.
WordTracker has been known to quadruple sales for businesses that use its incredible keyword tool, so check this one out if you're serious about sales.
#2: Market Samurai
Market Samurai plugs itself as a keyword research tool that helps businesses discover low competition keyword markets, which boost sales over time. It sounds great, and it is great. If you can get past Market Samurai's spammy nature, the keyword tool is worth using. You can discover some real gems if you dig deep enough to this handy bit of software.
#3: SEOMoz Keyword Tool
Getting the SEOMoz keyword tool opens your research up to a whole new level of analysis. When you pay $99.00 a month to use their range of tools, you get awesome little extras that will help you hone your market. The term extractor for example, lets you enter your competitors URL's - and will collect keyword phrases that these sites rank for!
#4: WordPress InboundWriter Plugin
If you'd like some great suggestions on how to directly improve the keyword value of your blog content, upload this little plugin
to your WordPress backend. It will suggest different keyword combinations and frequency directly on your backend blog page. Use the suggested terms to rank like a pro for individual blogs.
WordStream is relatively new on the block, but I've heard some good things about it. It's especially efficient at helping users with their PPC campaigns - which is always great for rankings and sales. I've never understood why people shy away from paying for a good keyword tool - when it can explode your sales in a matter of weeks.
If you've never tried any keyword tools aside from the usual Google range of free stuff, then try it. Even if you just sign up for one of the quick 30 day trials. You'll be amazed at how much progress your site will make, if you take the time to invest in good software.
I'm not affiliated with ANY of these companies, but I do have first-hand experience using some of these tools. So check them out!
Which keyword research tool have you heard the most about? Which one on the list would you choose to use? Let me know, below.
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