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I’m back after a long summer break and I find that my favorite keyword tool is getting a sizable makeover. I’ve tried many keyword tools over the years and most have either not done a good job, the developer has disappeared so the tool isn’t maintained or the product is simply poor.

I settled on using Market Samurai as my go-to keyword research tool because it was cheap (relatively) at $149, but this was a one-time payment and upgrades are free. Other keyword tools were online tools that required ongoing subscriptions, and some of these were inordinately expensive (like $70 per month).

Then I happened across Keyword Canine 2.0. It was an …