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SEO For Beginners: How To Use Google’s Keyword Planner

By June 2, 2016March 26th, 2024SEO.

Lesson 13

The Keyword Planner is a free Google tool that allows you to see the estimated number of searches for a specific keyword and the level of competition it has.
You can also use the Keyword Planner to find new keywords.


Keyword Planner

1. A google account is required to use the Google Keyword Planner.


Get Search volume Data And Trends

This feature of the Keyword Planner allows you to enter multiple keywords and compare the average amount of searches each keyword receives each month, along with their competition level.
You can also download the data shown in the Keyword Planner as an excel spreadsheet by clicking on the Download button.

Just for your information, Suggested bid is related to Google Ads but because you are using the Keyword Planner to do SEO research, you do not need to worry about it.


Search For New Keywords Using A Phrase, Website Or Category

You can use this feature of the Keyword Planner to find new keyword ideas.
Along with the keyword ideas you can see their average monthly searches and level of competition.

TIP: If you enter your competitors website in Your landing page, you can get keyword ideas directly from their website.

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