Online Word Counter for Text
You can use this online word counter to not just count words but also determine the frequency count of keywords in text content which is good for optimizing your web pages for SEO. You could also use the sentence counter tool which includes word count information alongside the sentence count.
This online counter of words is great for essays, PDFs and just about any kind of document where you can paste the text info into the box below.
The most recent versions of Microsoft Word has this functionality built in: open a Word Doc and choose "Review" from the top menu and the word count button is on the left hand side.
You can also embed this keyword counter tool on your website or blog for free by adding the code at the bottom of this page to the body section of any of your web pages and if you write about a lot of SEO issues then having a word counter frequency tool on your website would be a very helpful tool for your visitors to use.
You might also want to check out my SEO tool that checks the character length of your web page title and meta description and tells you exactly how long they are.
Anther SEO Related Tool on this Website
If you found the word counter handy for your SEO purposes but then you probably also want to use the page title and meta description counter that I recently made.