Searching for keywords
The keyword manager has a keyword suggestion feature built in.
Follow these steps to perform a search:
- Enter a search term in the Search Term field. The search terms can be in the following languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch and Italian.
- Select the database to query from the drop down menu
Data is obtained from keyword discovery. Up to 1000 top search phrases per keyword can be displayed. Full 12 months of search data, which enables you to track seasonal search variations. For more information about keyword discovery, please visit http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/support.html
Data from the past 12 months, obtained via a global user panel. User panel data is free of skew from automated agents such as ranking scripts and programs.
Data from June 2005 onwards, obtained via a number of sources such as internet service provider and search engine logs.
Regional Databases: (Australia, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and UK)
Contains searches performed by users in that region, and searches on engines in that region. eg. The UK database contains searches made by UK users, and searches on UK search engines by users in ANY region.
Specialty Databases: (Google, Yahoo, eBay, Shopping and News)
(Google, Yahoo and Ebay) Includes all searches made to the relevant site and regional portal.
For example, Google database includes all queries made to google.com and regional portals such as google.fr.
Shopping contains searches to popular shopping sites such as Amazon, Buy, Bizrate, Froogle, Yahoo shopping and many others.
News includes searches to popular news portals such as google news.
Further details can be viewed at
A spell search will find keywords that are common misspellings of the keyword. For example, entering the keyword calendar and clicking the Spell button returns:
- Select the number of results to return from the drop down menu
Note: A keyword discovery subscription is required to access more than 100 results
- Search Options:
Click on Search to begin a query.
Keep the current results in the list and merge the next search with the current set.
This option opens a selection window, where advanced options can be selected.
Excludes words from the list of results.
Performs a broad match search, which only returns the keyword phrases that match the order of the keywords provided. For example: a phrase match search for free hosting will return only the keyword phrases that match the order of the keywords. The keyword free web hosting would not be included in the results. The phrase match search can selected by ticking the 'Phrase Match' checkbox.
Includes plurals of the keyword in the search results. For example: a search for the keyword cookie will also include results containing the keyword cookies. The plurals search can selected by ticking the 'Include Plurals' checkbox. Note: This function is not available on the Historical Global database.
Keyword discovery spelling tool (returns commonly misspelt variations of the keyword).
- The Keyword manager will retrieve a list of suggested keywords. Top bids and competitor information can be obtained by selecting the keywords and clicking on the Analyze button. See the "Displaying competitor information" manual page for more details. The words column indicates the word size of the phrase. The searches column displays the number of searches for the keyword from the database queried. Additional columns are displayed when a merge query is used. In this example, "printers" was originally queried in global premium with the google results added by using the merge option.