By anticipating what words authors might use in books or articles, you'll be able to find relevant sources more quickly. Remember to use the most meaningful nouns related to your topic as search terms--don't use adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and, in most cases, verbs.
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Below is a video on generating keywords!
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