I use the keyword tool probably 4 times a week. Today I logged on to find the entire tool has changed over to the new Google Keyword Planner which combines the keyword research and adwords traffic tools into one. It is a little difficult to use at first so if you haven't been there in a while, I suggest you log on as soon as possible to get your bearings.
Sorry for all those hubbers who painstakingly created awesome Google Keyword tutorials using the old tool. Those hubs are now permanently outdated so if you have one, you know what you have to do.
Hmmmm...mines still the same.
Must be a gradual roll out.
It's not the same URL. If you go to the regular adwords URL and Keyword Tool, you'll see a small message at the top of the box for the Keyword Planner.
I read that there is going to be a full roll out in July and that select Adword accounts were getting first looks. I guess I was selected. I should start reading those Google alerts I receive...
The navigation of the Keyword Planner is different but works like a wizard of sorts. It's geared more towards advertiser instead of publishers and content marketers.
The above images are pretty small, but on the landing page you can search for keywords or ad groups or upload keywords to see how they will perform at certain PPC levels.
Searching for keywords, you can select a phrase or a competitors website to see what they are targeting (something that has always been available but under used)
Once you select a phrase, you can then select between ad groups or related keywords.
livewithrichard, thanks for the heads up. I gave it a shot and it came back with "No ideas were returned for your query". Not an auspicious start...
http://searchengineland.com/how-to-use- … rds-157123 This gives the info you need on how to use the new version of the tool. The link did not take, but you can still copy and paste it into the search window. The big question is this: Is it any more accurate than the older version?
by Aya Katz7 years ago
I thought I might try to monetize a very old hub of mine, which is a short story (The Punky Wunkies). Currently, the keywords I am using are:"arts, Israel, short story, musicals, circumcision, freedom of religion,...
by Susannah Birch2 years ago
I think my last try was over a year ago. I honestly have never had success with it EVER, even with third party tools, bar ONE title about three years back. If you're freaked out by it, don't stress. You don't HAVE to do...
by Jonathan Wylie3 years ago
What are your strategies for finding good keywords for articles, and what factors do you associate with a good keyword or keyword phrase?
by Eric Dockett3 years ago
I was a little bummed when I found out the Google Keyword Tool was going away this month. I've been using the Keyword Planner, but I can't say I like it as much. It's functional, I guess, sort of, and I...
by Catherine Giordano2 years ago
CPM, as I understand it. is the amount an advertiser pays per 1000 impressions from your hub. I have noticed that the number of impressions that show in the earnings tabs is lower than the number of views. I am guessing...
by Susan Holland4 years ago
Hi All,I wrote this hub in 2011. I used Google Adwords and thought it would be a great evergreen hub. WRONG! I have revised the hub and changed my title several times. Please tell me what you...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.