Google's Keyword Planner tool is one of the most comprehensive sources of keyword data available. While there are a few caveats, everyone involved with websites or online marketing are likely to find valuable data in Google's tool. And best of all, it's free!
1. Get a Google Account
The simplest method is to visit http://www.gmail.com/ and follow the steps provided to make an account. If you already have a Gmail address or Google Account, skip this step.
Here at SEO[Thing] we're always interested in technological innovation, so we're proud to be associated with the launch of an innovative new system designed to help restaurants (and others in the hospitality industry) improve customer service via the use of mobile.
With an apparent Panda update underway, we decided to take a look at statistics for commonly cited victims of the original Panda update. Google have suggested the update will be 'softer' than previous ones. Could it bring the recovery that many are hoping for?
Choosing sites and data source
Our personal preference for a source of data on general visibility is Searchmetrics - who have a broad data set in addition to several years' worth of data.
Keyword density is a phrase that (rightly) sends shudders down the spines of SEOs everywhere - even those who used to use keyword density as a basic way to assess their on-page targeting. So what's wrong with keyword density, and what should you be using instead?