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Looks like they are pushing even more towards forcing you to be a paying advertiser by requiring an advertiser login to use the traffic estimator. I guess the keyword groups feature adds a little more functionality.
I just used it without incident. What's the problem, exactly?
Instead of the long, happy list; it's now doing groups. I suppose I will learn to love it in time...
You can still get the long list, just click on the tab located to the left of the groups tab.
The Traffic Estimator will now be available only to advertisers logged into their AdWords accounts, because it will begin using each account’s performance history to come up with its traffic estimates. The standalone Traffic Estimator is being retired.
This is what bothers me. Please suggest another traffic estimator The above information is from a post about changes.
I found the grouping function useful and I like that I can save my keywords.
Adwords is the only one I've ever used. However, I am signed up with adwords, but I don't use adwords, and I can still work the keyword tool effectively. I do not like the way they list the results now, tho.
by Haunty7 years ago
Can someone explain to me in plain English what competition means with regard to us?It says there that it gives an indication of how many advertisers are bidding for a keyword. But what does that mean?I always thought...
by schoolgirlforreal7 years ago
Please help me find it!
by StormsHalted15 months ago
Hello hubbers, recommend a keyword tool other then google keyword tool that you have used and it is free.
by Gous Ahmed8 years ago
I've read a lot of hubs on the Google Keyword Tool, and the problem i have is trying to understand how to use it. Now, when i upload the site i type in the words to add as tags for my hubs, which is very helpful.The...
by aoiffe3798 years ago
I have a topic that I researched in Google keyword tool.There were thre columns- Competition,Global Search and Local Search. WhatI realize from reading other hubbers is that traffic and clicks depend on 'evergreen'...
by EmpressFelicity8 years ago
...guess what? It seems that unless I'm missing something, you now need to have an AdWords account to get the keyword tool to show the estimated average CPC for a keyword/phrase. If you don't have an AdWords...
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