How to Use Adwords Keyword Tool Effectively

All website owners, no matter how successful they are, are always in search of getting more traffic. So how can you get traffic to your website? Out of the paid and free methods, search engine optimization (SEO) is a very popular and profitable method.

SEO is based on scientific methods and it therefore one of the most popular ways of getting traffic which is also of high quality. It is possible to get more traffic  to your blog, if you can master the art of SEO. And Adwords Keyword Tool is one of the most fundamental tools of SEO.

Adwords is the paid advertising platform created by Google which also has Adwords Keyword Tool that is web based and is now known as Keyword Planner. In this post, we are not going to discuss ins and outs of paid advertising but we want to know how to use Adwords Keyword Tool effectively for adding high quality content to your website or blog.

If you are complete newbie learning how to do keyword research, then you can follow this simple tutorial.

First of all sign in at which should not take more than a minute.

In the second step log into your Adwords account and click on Keyword Planner link inside Adwords which is the new name for Adwords Keyword Tool.

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On the next screen click on “Search for new keyword and ad groups” and enter the seed keyword or the main keyword for your niche or website.

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You can also select the target country which will be the criteria for local searches data. By default it will be United States, however, if you want to target any other country, you can change it here. Once done, click on “Get Ideas” button at the bottom of the page.

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The following screen will open. From here, click on the “Keyword Ideas” tab.

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You will get the keyword list which will be mostly having around 800 keywords. However, this number might be lower, depending on your seed keyword.

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You can download all these keywords list generated by Adwords Keyword Tool or you can select the keywords one by one and then download only the selected keywords.

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And given below is the method of downloading your selected keywords plan. I hope this makes it a very simple tutorial for Adwords Keyword Tool.


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