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Keyword expansion tool?
Any tool that will expand (blue¦red¦yellow) widget[s]

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jtara us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member

Msg#: 1466 posted 11:10 pm on Jan 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

Is there any tool available that will expand keywords using some macro language?


(blue¦red¦yellow) widget[s]

Instead of:

blue widget
blue widgets
red widget
red widgets


I bought tool that will generate permutations, and it does the job, but I have to do a lot of manual column-swapping (there are buttons for this, but I stil l have to hit the buttons) and it's really not that convenient. It sure beats typing all the keywords, though!

The real answer, of course, is for the CPC advertising programs to use late 20'th Century techniques, and support Regular Expressions or some-such, instead of requiring us to enter hundreds of keywords where one clear expression would do.

In the mean time, I'd like something that will take some alternation/permutation grammar, and generate the keywords to upload to these dinosaurs.

Other useful features would be premutations, phrase/exact match generation, and number ranges. Sure I could dream-up some more.

I think the intent of the below should be self-evident:

[match:b,p,e]premute([1990-2005]),(red¦blue¦yellow), widget[s])

This single line would generate several hundred keywords much more easily than using the simple permutation tools.

I realize the TOS won't allow people to reply with the name of a product. So, reply with "yes - there are several, and they are broadly known as "xyz tools" or "I've heard of one" and send me a sticky-mail, or "no, never heard of this, but I want one".

I have two motivations, here. I want one. And if there isn't one, I may write it myself and sell it. Seems to be a need. I don't want to duplicate efforts if the market is already flooded with keyword macro-expanders.

It strikes me that there may be tools intended for other purposes, as well, that might be adapted.



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Msg#: 1466 posted 2:22 am on Jan 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

Heya, jtara. I haven't used a tool like this, but I did search in Google:
- tool to generate permutations seo -
and I found a bunch of results. If none of these are helpful, post back and I'lll try to dig up a better anwser for you : )

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