A Nifty Keyword Cleaning Tool
Managing keywords is a daunting task, and while there are a
number of places from which you can pull keyword lists, whittling that list
down to specific targets of value is often nonplussing and discouraging.
Luckily, there are some philanthropic souls out there
willing to help out. Recently, Aaron Wall, author of SEObook.com, created and
made available a “Keyword List Cleaner Tool” that helps organize
those vision-blurring lists.
“Some keyword sources provide data that is in a format
that is hard to use,” writes Wall. “The goal of this tool is to make
it easy to grab a list of keywords from just about any public source, clean it
up, and sort it in order of which terms have the greatest potential
What sounds especially useful from Aaron’s description:
“Imagine that you use a tool like KeyCompete, and it
returns some results that are related to your marketplace, but off topic to
your niche site. This will trim out any keyword phrases that are far off topic.
For example, if you wanted to remove wallpaper triggers from showing your
The source code for the tool is also embeddable to a website