Best Software for Keyword Research?

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What is the best software for doing keyword research with. Ive heard of Market samurai, any others? What works well for you guys?
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  • Profile picture of the author EliteIM
    MS is good but its data source is Google Keyword Tool. While doing keyword research it is a good practice to have data from multiple data sources. Hence apart from any tool that uses Google data (MS, MNF), you may also consider Wordtracker. Wordtracker gets data from meta crawlers and then the data is extrapolated to give estimates of search volume.

    You can then take the average of volumes suggested by both Data sources (Google & Wordtracker), which would arguably be the closest to actual search volume of a keyword.
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  • Profile picture of the author dsbusiness23
    Thanks I will definitely go check out Wordtracker then.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    Market Samurai
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Baker
    Market Samurai pulls its data from Google, but it does so live. Whereas when you use Googles Keyword Tool the data is not live.
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    • Profile picture of the author Mufasa
      Don't forget that Market Samurai gives you the data in a format that is extremely usable. I started with MicroNiche Finder and never was able to make the connection. Just a flavor thing really, but IMHO between the two go with MS.
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    • Profile picture of the author Noctilus
      Originally Posted by mikescos View Post

      Market Samurai pulls its data from Google, but it does so live. Whereas when you use Googles Keyword Tool the data is not live.
      Hey Mike, when you say live and not live data, what exactly do you mean? thanks in advance.
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  • Profile picture of the author gvannorman
    I use MS. It has the ability to give you the data and the tutorial videos will have you running like a pro in no time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Diane S
    When I started in Internet Marketing, Keyword Elite was THE tool to have. But Market Samurai has surpassed, in my opinion. Easy to use. The videos to learn the tool are top-notch.
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  • Profile picture of the author iwontgiveup
    I think for me it's google adword keyword tool.

    Anywhere I go, I can access it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Baker
    I you think Googles Keyword Tool is the best, you obviously haven't tried using Market Samurai.
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    • Profile picture of the author raviv
      @ Mikescos

      We can all be adamant and believe that we use or do is the best. It is good to view objectively and not subjectively.

      Any keyword tool or for that matter any software is just a tool and reduces the mundaneness of the tasks involved. It cuts down on time and increases productivity.

      When it comes to keyword research, data being live or not is not the point. It is the intent of the keyword phrase (search vector) that is most important. Although search engines are very advanced today, they can get flummoxed for certain keyword queries because they are not sure of the intent of the searched word or phrase.

      It is the human brain that can think contextually and analyze the intent behind the search effectively. Using good old plain commonsense, it can determine the best outcomes for the situation at hand.

      Market Samurai or Keyword Elite or SE Cockpit, be it anything, they can all do the job well but in tricky situations, they may not give the best results. My 2 cents

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      • Profile picture of the author rajput441
        Originally Posted by raviv View Post

        @ Mikescos

        We can all be adamant and believe that we use or do is the best. It is good to view objectively and not subjectively.

        Any keyword tool or for that matter any software is just a tool and reduces the mundaneness of the tasks involved. It cuts down on time and increases productivity.

        When it comes to keyword research, data being live or not is not the point. It is the intent of the keyword phrase (search vector) that is most important. Although search engines are very advanced today, they can get flummoxed for certain keyword queries because they are not sure of the intent of the searched word or phrase.

        It is the human brain that can think contextually and analyze the intent behind the search effectively. Using good old plain commonsense, it can determine the best outcomes for the situation at hand.

        Market Samurai or Keyword Elite or SE Cockpit, be it anything, they can all do the job well but in tricky situations, they may not give the best results. My 2 cents

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        Raviv
        thats true, i personally prefer word tracker but final verdict is do decided by my brain after lots of research... keyword research is the most important aspect of any online campaign .... considering that i do like to spend most of my time on doing this thing.
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        • Profile picture of the author rwsseo
          I use Google adword keyword tool for keyword research. I will try Market samurai tool for keyword research.
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  • Profile picture of the author marieluy143
    Google Keyword Tool......
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  • Profile picture of the author jennasherly
    I use google adwords keyword tool. Its helpful to me.
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  • Profile picture of the author rentacampervan
    I have never heard about this before.. I have used only google keyword suggestion tools....
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  • Profile picture of the author ramashankar
    Thanks friend for shearing.
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  • Profile picture of the author ButterflyGarden
    I have found Word Tracker to be effective.
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    • Profile picture of the author sonic74
      I use Market Samurai and I'm very satisfied, it is very powerful tool,it has
      a lot of features.

      But a lot of times loads pretty slowly google's data.
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      • Profile picture of the author seoikon
        I use market samurai also and love it except it seems like everytime you go to use it there is a update.

        I just tried "keywordblueprint 2".....i will look for the link....it's free.
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        • Profile picture of the author newbeeonthepark
          Originally Posted by seoikon View Post

          I use market samurai also and love it except it seems like everytime you go to use it there is a update.

          I just tried "keywordblueprint 2".....i will look for the link....it's free.
          Yep, they update very often every time you use it... it's good and bad at the same time. If the update is a fix to problem on MS, then it's good for us.
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  • Profile picture of the author markament
    I use a tool called Keyword Blueprint 2.0 Pro. It's got a lot of very cool features including the evaluation of keywords to make sure they are viable.

    I've built 3 sites now that are ranking in the top 3 for high traffic keywords because of this beautiful piece of software.

    PM me for details on where you can get it.
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve Razz
      Originally Posted by markament View Post

      I use a tool called Keyword Blueprint 2.0 Pro. It's got a lot of very cool features including the evaluation of keywords to make sure they are viable.

      I've built 3 sites now that are ranking in the top 3 for high traffic keywords because of this beautiful piece of software.

      PM me for details on where you can get it.

      Mark,

      Where did you get the software, ive become a member of Steve and Tim site but still cant find a link paid or not paid...

      Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony Hayes
    I use a combination of Google external keyword tool, scrapebox (wonderwheel scraper) and then Market samurai.
    Its a bit of a process but done properly it can be an awesome combination.
    PM me if you would like to see a video of how i use this method to find desperate niche keywords
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  • Profile picture of the author Aditya K
    I prefer to let me team do it.
    P.S. They don't use software, all manual!
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    • Profile picture of the author jaclay20
      Originally Posted by golweb View Post

      I prefer to let me team do it.
      P.S. They don't use software, all manual!
      Yea, having people do the job for you is the best, isn't it
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  • Profile picture of the author nightcrawler
    Originally Posted by dsbusiness23 View Post

    What is the best software for doing keyword research with. Ive heard of Market samurai, any others? What works well for you guys?
    If you are looking for paid, then Market Samurai the best 2nd Keywords Elite no other. Free adwords keywords tool is the best....
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  • Profile picture of the author John Williamson
    None of you have mentioned the actual best: Keyword Sniper Pro 2.0 from Jack Duncan that was recently released. Forget everything else.
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    • Profile picture of the author imguru
      Originally Posted by John Williamson View Post

      None of you have mentioned the actual best: Keyword Sniper Pro 2.0 from Jack Duncan that was recently released. Forget everything else.
      Where's the website for Keyword Sniper Pro?
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      • Profile picture of the author Digitel
        The Googles Keyword Tool is the best for keyword research.
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  • Profile picture of the author iphonesupport
    google adwords keyword tool and wordtracker, both are good for keyword selection
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    • Profile picture of the author Matt Ausin
      For researching keywords, I like Market Samurai best, and here's why.

      I am of course aware that it pulls its data from Google Keyword Tool - but MS has tremendous added value in terms of competition research and so on. All of this could still be done by hand if you really wanted to (and, in fact I can only recommend that you become at least familiar with the process), but the convenience of having all the data from google keyword tool, yahoo site explorer, checking for title in url/title in header and so on makes it so much faster, so for me MS is worth having.

      There is also MicroNicheFinder, but to me quite a few columns that it shows seems irrelevant.
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  • Profile picture of the author martinkrag
    I use market samurai, seo matrix results - is very powerful and useful feature
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  • Profile picture of the author Alishalopej
    Micro Niche Finder is also one of the best software for keyword research. It is a SEO program which is use to find the optimal keywords for generating web traffic.
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  • As my view Google Keyword Tool.. because is the best tools for searching Keywords, I'm also using this online tools for keyword enhancement.....
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  • Profile picture of the author simonbuzz
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    i will vote for MS it is the best..
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  • Profile picture of the author evansteyn
    I will suggest you Google adwords it's a nice tool. It do well and it's also free..
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    • Profile picture of the author bilzz
      Keyword research very effectively if you want to get anywhere online.About two months I first heard of some software that was new and supposed to be very good,and now that I own it I do not use any other software for my research needs.
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  • Profile picture of the author mygold
    Market samurai is the best software doing keyword research. You can use this software.
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  • Profile picture of the author Noctilus
    Trying to decide here between market samurai and wordtracker. Im currently doing the trail for market samurai. I think the trial means they dont have a guarantee which sucks because you really need to give a product a good shot, say atleast a month.
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    • Profile picture of the author dasongoh
      Originally Posted by quickonlinemoneymaking View Post

      Trying to decide here between market samurai and wordtracker. Im currently doing the trail for market samurai. I think the trial means they dont have a guarantee which sucks because you really need to give a product a good shot, say atleast a month.
      I thought you can use the free version for as long as you like? And it has the Keyword Analysis section always available.
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    • Profile picture of the author hilhilginger
      Originally Posted by IncSEO View Post

      I think no one has mentioned about Traffic Travis here. the software is pretty good!
      I do vote for traffic Travis for it has free version to have a try and then purchase the professional one. I was using this software for over three months now.


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  • Profile picture of the author DoktorSteper
    Use Google Apps.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rukshan
      Originally Posted by DoktorSteper View Post

      Use Google Apps.
      What? How do you do it?
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  • Profile picture of the author Moondive
    I like to use Market Samurai, it is very easy to use.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Williamson
    Keyword Sniper Pro 2.0 pulls from different sources and doesn't rely solely on the Google Adwords Keyword tool. If you're only using the GAKT, you're missing out.
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  • Profile picture of the author tennisconnexion
    I believe on google adwords keyword tool.
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