How to Search Keywords for a Website

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When it comes to blogging or building a website to eventually start making passive income as an affiliate marketer, one of the key factors to succeed is finding the right keywords to rank. In this article I will explain how to search keywords for a website.

How to search keywords for a website

What is a Keyword?

A keyword is any search you enter on the search engines when you are looking for information. This could be just a word ´Thailand´ or phrase ´The best beaches in Thailand´.

When you search for keywords for your website, you need to find the low competition keywords that will enable you to rank on the first page and then people will find you and will click on your site.

There is a simple method of doing this by paying per click PPC, where you are basically paying Google or the search engine to place your ads on the first page. This is an effective way of getting traffic, however, this is not exactly cheap.

In this post I will explain how to search keywords for a website that will bring you traffic organically and without having to pay for advertisements.


Do an initial research online

Once you have an idea of what your next article is about, it is time to search for a good keyword. Start by looking manually for ideas and concepts in one or all the below FREE sites;

  • Google.com
  • answers.yahoo.com
  • ehow.com

In all the above you want to look for information about what the people are searching for in your particular niche or MMO marketing. Find out where people need help in line with the queries they make. Take note of it. See what phrases are most commonly used to request information or advice. You will then do the research and create content that will give the visitor the best and correct solution to their problem.

Google.com

You can enter a phrase in google search and then insert the letters of the alphabet before and after your search to get more ideas. I wrote about this in the article here.

Also, check out the People also ask section usually located after the first ranked article. There is usually a good number of questions that you can consider as good keywords.

answers.yahoo.com

Here you have questions and answers practically on all subjects you can think of from art to beauty to education, environment, health, business, travel, pets, sports, culture and many more. Have a quick look at what curiosities are arising and what people think. Then grab ideas for your niche.

Ehow.com

Ehow is all about learning, creating, fixing and building. If you are struggling with something you go to ehow and seek solutions on ´how´ to anything you need help with.


Insert Your Phrases in a Keyword Tool

Okay, so now that you have collected suggestions, you need to insert those ideas into a good keyword tool, to be able to search for proper keywords for your website.

What are the 3 results you should expect from a good keyword tool?

  1. Keywords that makes sense. First of all it is important that the keywords you select are grammatically correct and make sense.
  2. Keywords with low competition. You know what the competition for that particular keyword is.
  3. Keywords that will draw traffic. What traffic should you expect if your keyword ranks.

Keyword Search Example

use Jaaxy keyword tool. Jaaxy is a powerful tool that has more features than just keyword information, and one of its main features is the keyword search tab.

The Enterprise version of Jaaxy is the highest membership you can get and it is very powerful, ideal for busy people who are after a tool that performs well at a click of a button.Every time you enter a phrase in the search tab you will get 35 search results at a very high speed, with all the information laid out in front of you for analysis. With just one click you can come up with as many keywords as you need for your content creation during the whole week. Then you can create lists and save the keywords for later reference and use.

What Jaaxy does, is extract the respective results from all search engine data base, based on your search.

How to Search keywords for a Website-keyword search screenshot

QSR & Avg explained

Keywords with low competition.
QSR shows the number of competing articles/websites for this exact keyword in Google. For beginners ideally this should be lower than 30 and for advanced users, numbers below 300 are classified as low competition keywords that will rank.

Keywords that will draw traffic. Avg refers to the average number of searches this keyword receives every month. The higher number the better, but at least it should check out search of minimum 30. This reflects the traffic generated for that particular keyword.

When you come to decide which is the best keyword to pick you have to consider the above metrics. For example if you compare the below 2 results:

QSR of 3500 & Avg of 900

QSR of 30 & Avg of 700

The 2nd one is the best option for you as you need a keyword with less competition (QSR) to be able to rank on the first page of Google, Bing & Yahoo.

Get a free trial account at Jaaxy AND DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH. Go ahead and enter your phrase in the box below and click on Find Keywords.

You will have up to 30 free keyword searches on the free starter trial.

How to Search Keywords for a Website-Jaaxy membership options

Jaaxy lite is included for free if you are a Premium member at Wealthy Affiliate.


Conclusion

Keep in mind there are thousands of potential keywords available in any given niche. You are going to target one keyword for every article you publish in your website.

Your goal is to rank on as many keywords as possible and knowing how to go about searching keywords is very important. I hope this article has helped you out. Please leave a comment below if you have any questions.


New to e-commerce? Get more information on how to create a blog and how to start off or step up in affiliate marketing.


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6 thoughts on “How to Search Keywords for a Website”

  1. Thanks for this informational post. Keywords are something really important if you want to be found on the internet and the keyword tools that you have provided are great. I use Jaaxy personally and am more than happy using it. I wonder is there a way to check if the data on Jaaxy is accurate? It is very powerful but even the most powerful tool can make mistakes sometimes so I just want to be sure that what I am targeting is actually a good keyword.

    Thanks again 🙂

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    • Hi and thank you for writing and for your kind words. Yes, Jaaxy is very accurate as it pulls data from all three search engines; Google, Bing and Yahoo so you are getting true traffic data and low competition keywords that rank.
      Rest assured as you have one of the best tools, however when you are doing keyword research it is also good to check what phrases/keywords people are looking for on Google and I usually also have a quick check on aswerthepublic.com

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  2. Hi Marisa
    Thank you so much for this informative article. Jaaxy is an awesome tool, it certainly has worked for me!
    I love that you also shared where to do initial research, thank you so much.
    Blessings always
    Louise

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