Word Tracker for your Keyword Research
Many times I have heard people
bragging they are number one for some obscure keyword phrase that only
they would ever search for. Is it really that wonderful to be ranking
for "work at home business for online marketing specialist"
when only two people searched for that phrase all last month - and both
those searchers were made by the owner of the site who ranks number one
for that? Not really.
So, how can you find out if
you are chosing a keyword phrase that people are actually searching for?
The best tool on the market is one called WordTracker.
Word Tracker has a free trial,
with limited result options. For example, with the free trial, you only
have access to up to 15 words from AltaVista, while the paid version includes
many more from 30 search engines - including the three most important
- Google, Yahoo & MSN.
Purchasing for a 24-hour one-time
access to WordTracker is quite reasonable - while the paid version easily
leads you to many more keywords you may not have thought of, it makes
sense to have a list of keywords you want to check before hand. Otherwise,
you may realize that your access has ended with a few important keywords
you forgot to check.
WordTracker also offers memberships
weekly, monthly, on a three month membership, as well as per year. This
is one tool that is highly recommended by those wanting to do serious