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A detailed review of SEMrush VS Long Tail Pro for Keyword Research

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by gorang, May 23, 2016.

  1. gorang

    gorang Elite Member

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    Hi guys, hopefully this is the right section. Mods and senior members let me know if I need to move/change it.

    I recently reviewed these two amazing tools and thought you might be interested in me sharing it with BHW. It is quite a long review but that is simply because I wanted to cover as much ground as possible. And I still don't believe I managed to cover everything I wanted to.

    I score each tool based on a number of criteria in no particular order:

    1. Ease of use
    2. Interesting Features
    3. Reliability
    4. Keyword value metrics
    5. Test Run Results

    Each tool will be given a final score out of five John Muellers(The head honcho and key contact at Google for SEO) which you’ll see on the red ribbons. With each tool I run a small test of choice keywords while recording how long it takes to gather them, how many keywords were gathered and the general experience. The final score will be the sum of the mean(Add up the scores and divide by number of scores).

    I look at each tool from the perspective of a blogger, a small business, an SEO agency and lastly the lone CEO who likes to tinker and do a little research for themselves.

    What do you guys think of SEMrush and Long Tail Pro?

    If you had to pick one, which would it be and why?
     
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    hafis Newbie

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    Started using Semrush like 3 days ago and it is definitely a time saver. Wonder why the guys at Moz charge a hefty amount but appreciate the comparison.
     
  4. gorang

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    Have you tried the new SEO Keyword Magic tool? It is like LTP in that it is really simple and easy to use, the only downside is not being able to save keywords to campaigns, right now it is like a "lite" version.

    I think the best thing about SEMrush compared to LTP apart from having more data t analyse is that you get access to a bunch of other tools int he subscription too, whereas LTP is a standalone keyword tool.
     
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    You gave LTP a 4 out of 5 in keyword value metrics? I would give it a 2. Seriously. Have you tried to rank keywords that LTP told you were easy to rank? And LTP is not touching Semrush as a keyword research tool at all. Not saying I trust Semrush KD score either, but Semrush has more useful features that LTP doesn't have.

    This thread is noob bait to get them to click on that LTP affiliate link.
     
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    Wonder where does this comparison stand after the adword updates??