12+ Best Free Online Keyword Research Tools

Free online keyword research tools: post contains list of free keyword research tools to find new and related Google search keywords for new blog post and new YouTube video.

What is importance of keyword research for online content?

Every blogger create new post, or YouTuber create new video to get good rank and more traffic. User comes to your post or video only, if content has information that user actually looking for.

But, how do you know that, what were users search on Google or on YouTube. User query, which they enter in search bar, is a keyword. The more your post or video related to that keyword, the more your content have chance to rank on first page.

So, keyword research before start new post or video is very important. It will increase your content chance to come on first page.

Is a free keyword research tool enough or you need to go with paid tool?

If you are beginner for blogging or YouTube and learning all things, then given free tools are great way to start with.

Once you reach to pro blogging or YouTuber level and having enough ideas about keyword research and SEO tactics, you can go with paid keyword research tool. At that time you are able to select best tool based on your experience and need.

Following is list of free online keyword research tools. Let’s check it out one by one.

1. Google Ads – Keyword Planner

You need to sign up in Google Ads with Google account to use this tool. Keyword Planner gives keyword ideas, average monthly searches in range value, competition, page bid low and high range. Tool suggests keyword ideas related to your entered keyword.

2. Keyword Tool

You can use Keyword Tool absolutely for free, even without creating an account. Keyword suggested based on Google, YouTube, Bing, Amazon, eBay, Play Store, Instagram and Twitter searches.

Keyword Tool search result gives related Keyword Suggestions, Questions, Prepositions and Hashtags for your keyword. Result keywords shown with search volume, trend, CPC and competition detail.

3. Ubersuggest

This tool shows result with list of keyword ideas with trend, search volume, CPC, paid difficulty and SEO difficulty. In result you will filter result by suggestions, related, questions, repositions and comparisons.

Ubersuggest gives very helpful keyword information in free plan. You can do keyword research without sign up. Ubersuggest ask for Sign in with Google when you used tool more than normal frequency.

If you Sign in with Google, Ubersuggest ask for view your verified sites Search Console data permission with Google account login. Sign in is optional and you can cancel sign in or try other Google account, if you not want to share your site Search Console data.

Google Trends is actually not keyword tool, but its Related topics and Related queries list gives useful keywords. You can also get range of statistics for searched keyword. Google Trends can also useful, when you select keyword and want to know its search trend.

5. Answer The Public

Answer The Public gives limited free searches daily bases. It gives your keyword related real questions that people are asking about. You will get result in questions, prepositions, comparisons, alphabetical and related question format.

6. Soovle

Soovle shows useful keyword result based on Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Bing, YouTube, Answers and Wikipedia. You can easily change source engine and find keyword related to that service.

This online tool have keyword search, top search list, saved suggestions and download suggestion features.

7. Seo Review Tools

Seo Review Tools provide free online keyword research functionality. You will search your keyword and get related keywords and statistics.

Keyword suggested based on Google, YouTube, Bing, Amazon, eBay, Wikipedia, Questions, Content ideas.

You will need to pass reCAPTCHA without registration or you can register to access tool without reCAPTCHA. Tool provides helpful keyword suggestions and related data.

8. WordStream

You can discover and export new keywords from WordStream Free Keyword Tool. Enter your keyword, select industry, location and submit. You will get list of keyword in result.

Search result shows keyword, search volume, CPC and level of competition. Tool gives keyword information based on Google Ads and Bing Ads.

9. Keyword Tool Dominator

Keyword Tool Dominator (KTD) is paid tool, but gives daily 2 free search without sign up. Now, you think, 2 searches are not enough for keyword research. Right, but this tool gives helpful keyword ideas. So, you can try even 2 searches to gen best keywords.


SEMSCOOP allows 5 keyword searches and 10 keyword analysis daily in FREE plan. This online tool is not free. But, SEMSCOOP tool gives more benefits in free plan compared to other paid tools.

You can use this tool free to find new keywords and to check keyword difficulties. Here, you will get 50 keyword results per search.

All over this is good tool to try free keyword research.


H-SUPERTOOLS site gives four types of free tools. Keyword research tool, bulk keyword data tool, questions explorer and YouTube keyword tool.

These tools help to find and research SEO keywords. You can get keywords ideas, its competition, CPC and search volume.

All tools given in H-SUPERTOOLS are free to use.

12. Wordtracker

Wordtracker is a keyword and market research tool. You will get 12 free searches (seems daily basis) without sign up, after that you need to sign up to use it additionally. If you like and want to check paid plans, then you will also try Wordtracker free 7-day trial.

In the free search result, you will get 50 keywords in result with search volume, competition, IAAT (In Anchor and Title) detail. You will also get related keywords in suggestions.

You can filter results by “Search with” (Google, Amazon, YouTube, eBay) and “Territory” options.

13. KeySearch

KeySearch does not provide direct access for keyword research. You need to sign up for a 1 month free trial to access this tool. In free trial for 1 month, 5 free searches and analysis allowed on a daily basis.

If you compare KeySearch tool free plan with other direct free tools, then KeySearch provides more keyword related data (Volume, CPC, Backlinks, sites, DS and more).

This is not a free tool, but you can try it for 1 month with a free trial plan and make 150 free keyword researches in a month.

Above listed are some of best free online keyword research tools. Tools listed based on its result output and free access. There are also other free tools available, but here we try to avoid tools which provide mandatory sign up and less free search try.

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If you have any queries regarding listed tools or have suggestion for new tools, it’s always welcome. You can add your query or suggestion in comment section.