This week our theme is SEO, and keywords are a major factor, not only in SEO itself, but also in Web writing.
Recently I found a new keyword tool I’m enjoying, because its word cloud kickstarts your creativity if you’re feeling a little uninspired: Keyword Eye. (Great name.)
You’ll need to register to get access, but that only takes a moment.
To get started, click the New/ Keyword Suggestion button on the top left of the toolbar.
Most keyword tools default to Google US, but Keyword Eye gives you a choice of ten countries, as you can see in the image above.
Choose your country, and type in your keyword. The free version gives you 100 keywords, and you can order the cloud in various ways. Choose Random, via AdWords Competition Ascending or Descending etc.
In the image below, I chose Random order.
If you hover your mouse over a keyword, a tool tip gives you the AdWord Competiton for the keyword, as well as the keyword volume. When you choose a keyword by clicking on it, the keyword is added to the Selected Keywords tab, as you can see in this image:
The free version of Keyword Eye gives you enough information to make it useful for content creation, without being overwhelming. If you’re a visual person, as I am, give it a try. You’ll find yourself coming up with content ideas without stress. It’s a simple and effective tool for your SEO toolbox.
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