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WHY CANT I USE KEYWORD PLANNER WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD

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WHY CANT I USE KEYWORD PLANNER WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD

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August 2016

Re: WHY CANT I USE KEYWORD PLANNER WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD

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keyword-planner is mainly for paid advertising, specific ad-campaign, research.

 

an active advertising account is required -- which includes billing details.

ad-bids, campaign-budget, type of product or service, customer behavior,
overall account performance, and many other factors, may statistically
skew, inhibit, or prevent, actionable keyword-planner results.

keyword-planner offers the following features for paid-advertising research:
- search for keyword or ad-group ideas for use in a paid advertising campaign;
- help select competitive bids and budgets to use with a paid ad-campaign;
- forecast how keywords may perform with respect to a budget/paid ad-campaign.

otherwise, google-trends is available for generic, cursory, general, keyword
research, search-engine-optimization, or related analysis -- and currently

requires no billing, no budget, no credit card, and no account whatsoever:
https://www.google.com/trends/
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=android
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=pokemon
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone%2C%20android&cmpt=q&tz=Etc%2FGMT%2B4
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone%2C%20android%2C%20pokemon&cmpt=q&tz=Etc%2FGMT%2B4
https://support.google.com/trends/#topic=6248052

see also
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2404259
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6127388
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6371305
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/3022575
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119071
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119122
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119101
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119141
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119106
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119130

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August 2016

Re: WHY CANT I USE KEYWORD PLANNER WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD

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keyword-planner is mainly for paid advertising, specific ad-campaign, research.

 

an active advertising account is required -- which includes billing details.

ad-bids, campaign-budget, type of product or service, customer behavior,
overall account performance, and many other factors, may statistically
skew, inhibit, or prevent, actionable keyword-planner results.

keyword-planner offers the following features for paid-advertising research:
- search for keyword or ad-group ideas for use in a paid advertising campaign;
- help select competitive bids and budgets to use with a paid ad-campaign;
- forecast how keywords may perform with respect to a budget/paid ad-campaign.

otherwise, google-trends is available for generic, cursory, general, keyword
research, search-engine-optimization, or related analysis -- and currently

requires no billing, no budget, no credit card, and no account whatsoever:
https://www.google.com/trends/
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=android
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=pokemon
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone%2C%20android&cmpt=q&tz=Etc%2FGMT%2B4
https://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=iphone%2C%20android%2C%20pokemon&cmpt=q&tz=Etc%2FGMT%2B4
https://support.google.com/trends/#topic=6248052

see also
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2404259
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6127388
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/6371305
https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/3022575
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119071
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119122
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119101
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119141
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119106
https://support.google.com/adwords/topic/3119130

Re: WHY CANT I USE KEYWORD PLANNER WITHOUT A CREDIT CARD

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Hello @kelly_G,

It's a "free tool" now. You have to have an active account to use the keyword planner.

Nick