Looking around the internet, you can see a plethora of keyword research tools. Some are free, some are paid and some are a combination. But for those new to using these tools, I have to say that simpler is better. That is why we are going to review the benefits of using the Jaaxy Keyword Research Tool to improve your SEO results.
Jaaxy is a paid Keyword Research Tool that comes with 30 free searches. When you are starting to make money with your website, I recommend that you come here and pay for this tool first, as you are getting some solid information about any keyword that you search. Pro membership is $19/month or $199/year (USD). The Enterprise membership is $49/month or $499/year (USD). You can safely go with the Pro version (2x speed increase of results); Enterprise gives faster results (5x speed), and more tabs.
Those of us who are part of the Wealthy Affiliate community
have a perfectly good free keyword tool now have Jaaxy as our keyword tool, and that is built into our program. As well, when you sign up to Wealthy Affiliate, you also get 30 free keyword searches as a free member!
Why is Jaaxy superior?
When researching keywords, you get to see the top 15 searches if you have a free account. 15 is plenty to get you started, and you can look down the column on the right to see “Related” (keywords that are related to your target keyword). Next to that is “Brainstorm”, but we will get to that a bit further down.
Across the top of your search, you will see a few words and acronyms, which I will break down for you:
AVG: The average number of searches that keyword receives in a month.
TRAFFIC: Visits to your webpage if you receive first page rankings in the Search Engines. If this number is high, like 1000, you can assume that competition is high as well. Your keyword may be too broad.
QSR: Quoted Search Results: the number of competing websites ranked in Google for this exact keyword. Aim for under 400 QSR.
KQI: Keyword Quality Indicator. Green is great, Yellow is OK and Red is poor, and just like traffic lights this indicator tells you if you are on the right track.
This is, visually, the very best feature in Jaaxy, as just looking at shows you which keywords are going to be good ones.
SEO: A score based on traffic and competition, the higher the score the more likely you will rank for this keyword on the first page (scale of 1-100 = higher is better).
DOMAINS: Availability of domains that are related to this keyword.
You are getting your money’s worth with this information alone. A quick internet search of some other free keyword tools will show you that you get pretty much what you pay for with free keyword research.
What else can Jaaxy do?
Besides analyzing keywords, you can also do the Alphabet soup technique from a quick link at the top of the page. Alphabet soup is taking your keyword and going through the alphabet starting at the letter “a” and attaching that to your keyword, and using Google to give you ideas. For example, using the keyword KEYWORD, you would then Google search Keyword a…then Keyword b…and then Keyword c… and see what Google gives you for ideas.
The Jaaxy tool comes with this addition built in, and expanded upon. You can have the letters of the alphabet BEFORE your keyword or AFTER or within it somewhere. This is a powerful tool, as this expands your keyword research, and automates a task that would normally take up a lot of your time. It also sorts your results into alphabetized categories, with a slider that helps you jump forward to a specific category.
The SAVED LISTS is where you can save your searches, which is great if you abandon your idea but want to use it later. Then some of your research is already done!
You also have a SEARCH HISTORY, with the date and time that you did the search. You can refer back, as well you can organize your searches in many ways.
Jaaxy Keyword Tool with SEO Help!
You can also use the SITE RANK feature, which allows you to put a keyword in and your sites url and you can see where you are ranked. I was quite shocked to see some of the results, because I thought that most of my traffic was coming for just one of my pages, so this is good information to have.
Another fun feature found within the SEARCH tab, is the SEARCH ANALYSIS sub-heading. Go ahead and type in one of your posts that is not ranking on page 1 of Google. Have a look at who the competition is on page one. Click any of those top ten search results and see all the anlalytics of their webpages; see why they are ranked on page one.
You can reverse engineer the information and see what other affiliates are doing in terms of information that they give. High word count numbers tend to mean that there is a lot of dialogue happening within the comments section. This is good information to have!
Another feature that you will find invaluable, is the BRAINSTORM tab, at the far right in the black bar menu. What is happening here is that Jaaxy is going through these search engines and social media sites to bring you the topics that are currently trending. You can then click on any topic you like and this will add it to your “Brainstorm Queue”.
Now, when you go back to KEYWORDS (far left tab in the black bar menu), all of your saved brainstorm items are in the column next to “Related”. Just click on one and Jaaxy will do a keyword search on that term! A bit of a time saver, along with currently trending topics, which can give you countless ideas for topics.
See the Jaaxy search box for the latest keyword searches from current Jaaxy users!
All of this information can be found in the TRAINING section of the Jaaxy program, as well as Kyle’s Jaaxy blog. Until I did this research, I had no idea that some of these tools existed within Jaaxy. I was only using it as a Keyword Research Tool.
I hope that this post has been helpful to you. If it has, or has not, please leave comments in the comment box below. I am always happy to get comments or critiques!