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How to Find Google Synonyms to Make Your Copy More Natural

Google synonyms is a new thing. Back in the day, SEOs suggested using your keyword a specific amount of times within a page copy to achieve the best SEO results. Those days are long gone. Now you can (and should) use your keyword as natural as possible. Don’t stuff your copy with your keyword like crazy because you actually harm your search engine rankings with overused keywords. Instead, you may want to use your keyword synonyms because it adds up to the relevancy of your copy and you’re not overusing your keyword at the same time. For starters, you probably want to know how you can find Google synonyms.

Problem is, Google synonyms don’t always coincide with grammatical synonyms. But no panic! There are a bunch of tools that you can use to find Google (aka SEO) synonyms that you can use in your page copy.

Method One: Highlighted Synonyms

You can just go to Google and search for your keyword. I’ll search for “wordpress seo course”. Now note the keywords and key phrases that got highlighted on your search engine results page. These are your Google synonyms.

highlighted-synonyms

Method Two: Searches Related to

Sometimes you can also scroll down to the very bottom of your search results page and find your keywords and key phrases in the “Searches related to” section. I’ve searched for “wordpress” and my Google synonyms are:

google-synonyms-in-searches-related-to

Bummer: No WordPress Google Synonyms Plugin

Unfortunately, at the time of this recording, there were no WordPress plugins that would help you with automatically generating SEO synonyms while creating a WordPress post. So, you’re still supposed to do it the tough way.


Wrap-up

Though the WordPress plugin directory does not provide any Google synonym plugins, you still have a few options to find out what words and phrases can be used in your post as SEO synonyms. You want to make your posts as natural as possible. Since using synonyms is how we talk in every day life, you also want to do the same in your writing activities.

Odds are, you know about other ways to find Google (SEO) synonyms. Would you care to share and explain their benefits?

About The Author

Vitaliy Kolos

Coming from tech support background, Vitaliy Kolos is into tons of web stuffs: WordPress SEO (his forte), web design, web development, inbound marketing and everything in between. Other than that, he's an avid audiobook reader and insatiable digital nomad.