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Trouble doing keyword search in Inventory Overture

ichiban
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Trouble doing keyword search in Inventory Overture

Hey,

Anybody having trouble doing a keyword search in inventory overture :?:

I've been trying all day today and it always give me back no results. I even tried common searches like windows xp and still no hits. Just wondering if it's only me or a wider problem :?:

Ciao for now,

Ajay
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chatyak86
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It is funky like that. Try it like 30 times in a row and you should get a result.

Adrian,
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terryb
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Ajay,

Try these tools:

Google:

http://www.google.com/webhp?complete=1&hl=en

http://www.google.com/trends

Goodkeywords V2 is quite good:

http://www.goodkeywords.com/

but also this which is free too:

http://www.nichebot.com/

and other KW or research tools I’ve picked up from here and there

http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/suggestion/

http://www.webuildpages.com/search/

http://www.marketleap.com/siteindex/default.htm

(broken links removed)

http://www.keywordlizard.com/index.cfm

http://searchenginez.com/keywords.html

http://www.keycompete.com/

also

miss spell tool

http://www.searchspell.com/typo/


I have dicovered for sure that research is the key, most just do inadequate research. Market and kw research is critical so that you can.

identify a hungry market with money to spend
discover exactly what that market is hungry for
find and give it to them ... presenting it in their terms ...

HTH

Terry :)
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Nice list there Terry, long time no see :)
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yeah, had to cut my forum time down in favour of making money from campaigns ... LOL :lol:

nice to dip in now and again but other than keeping an eye on this forum and my ongoing anticipation at WA i have pretty much had to get really focussed as i have very little time to apply to IM, and thus my time has to be very effective ...

it's really coming together though ...

if you haven't dropped by the WA forum in a while you really should - some incredible info to be had, but then i guess from reading your posts you and adrian are going more for SEO as per teachings here and in the master plan which is cool ... it is all about choosing your path and focus ...

my plan is to grow my PPC business to a point that i can reduce my full time business efforts (traditional) AND then get deep into longer term larger sites using the MP and stuff here

hope you guys are keeping well and coming along

Speak soon :)
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TerryB wrote:.. it is all about choosing your path and focus ...


:D

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I know what you mean about focus. Me and PPC just never seemed to click, but I feel I'm getting somewhere with SEO. Once I have a lot more cash I'll probably do some more PPC, but for the moment, most of my time is spent on SEO and building my sites.

Say hi to Kyle and Carson for me though, those two helped me out when I was feeling pretty hopeless about the whole situation.

Hope things keep going well for you Terry,

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Ichiban wrote:Hey,

Anybody having trouble doing a keyword search in inventory overture :?:

I've been trying all day today and it always give me back no results. I even tried common searches like windows xp and still no hits. Just wondering if it's only me or a wider problem :?:

Ciao for now,

Ajay


I thought it was just me and Traffic Travis that were getting the cold shoulder. :?

I tried all the sources fed by Overture and they've all been dead for about a week now. I just found this link, apparently our beloved Overture IS GONE! <looking for the crying emoticon>
Ode to the Yahoo (née Overture) inventory tool Article

Which is going to render all of my keyword tools useless
:evil: :?
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chatyak86
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You can get around this.........

Create a free account with overture.com and log in and then start using the tool.

Or

http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/

Or

https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal

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Doesn't really surprise me that they've got rid of this. There must've been a heap of people using their free tool all the time.
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Thanks Adrian - those free tools will work but I rarely go to the source I generally use one of my keyword tools, Dowser, Keyword Locator, and Traffic Travis and they don't work anymore :cry:

I also have a NicheBot 2 account I guess I'll spend some time learning how to use that. I've just been lazy working from an older keyword list that I saved.

Here's more news on the subject from WebProNews.com
Overture Keyword Tool Still Alive…

…According to YSM. In case you missed it, there were some reports going around that Yahoo nixed the popular Overture keyword tool. Because of the perceived actions on their part, Yahoo was ripped by some bloggers, the most notable being Aaron Wall.

Now, thanks to a post from SearchEngineJournal’s Loren Baker, it appears as if the reports of the Overture keyword tool’s demise were premature. Evidently, the keyword tool has become so popular; the webpage it’s located on is prone to timing out. A quote from Loren’t post reveals more:

Unfortunately, the responsiveness of this free tool is diminished due to the sheer volume of hits it receives each day, therefore browsers may time out and error pages may appear but it doesn’t mean that this tool has been removed.

The YSM team goes on to indicate they plan on keeping the tool active until they can come up with one that outperforms the current installment.


What I gather from that is that there will be no changes until they find a replacement - but still I've been trying and no response.... I guess everyone else is too :roll:
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Maybe they're just hoping that if it becomes hard to use, less people will use it?
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Why do so many people want to use it? It should only be for Affilorama members..... :lol:

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Update: They plan to bring this tool back..... they are redoing it to make it not error out so much.

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It is working great at the moment
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I would not rely too much on the above tool. I have heard that it is no longer going to be supported. I'm not sure if Mark addressed it in his blog but due to the changes in Yahoo Sponsored Search they are saying it is going to be replaced by something with a graphical interface like Google Trends.

Some of the tools referenced in one of the above posts rely on the Overture Tool(I believe Good Keywords is one of them). Other than that I would definitely be moving away from relying on that tool.

I will definitely miss it... :(
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darkphoenix wrote:I would not rely too much on the above tool. I have heard that it is no longer going to be supported. I'm not sure if Mark addressed it in his blog but due to the changes in Yahoo Sponsored Search they are saying it is going to be replaced by something with a graphical interface like Google Trends.

Some of the tools referenced in one of the above posts rely on the Overture Tool(I believe Good Keywords is one of them). Other than that I would definitely be moving away from relying on that tool.

I will definitely miss it... :(


There are no plans to remove the overture keyword tool. They are planning on revamping it.

Adrian,
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