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Effectiveness of Moz's keyword competititon tool

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Standartuye, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Standartuye

    Standartuye Junior Member

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    Hey guys
    Is this tool's result reliable? or i should go and check the keyword competition manually?

    what are your criterias looking for a low competition keyword?

    allintitle must be less than 10 k

    and average PR of the first page websites should be less than 3

    are these correct?
     
  2. pisnami

    pisnami Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hey, buddy

    A friendly advice from me - do not rely that much on tools. They're just tools that give you an answer depending on the way it's coded. Sure it looks much easy with the tools, but if you learn not to depend that much on tools you'll have less headaches.

    So basically yes - go and check it manually.
     
  3. tiiberius

    tiiberius Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I never rely on tools. I sued to do it in the past and they failed me many times. I doubt things have changed much since then.

    Brain and instinct are your main tools imo.

    1. Look at the top 5 sites dominating your search terms.

    2. Open their websites and source codes and analyze their on-page.

    3. Use backlink analyzing tools with huge backlink databases (Moz, Majestic, Ahrefs etc.) to analyze their backlink profile.
    - Look at their anchor text ratio to check how aggressively they're going after the keyword.
    - Look at their backlinks to see if you're able to do the same + slightly more/better
    - Always assume at least 10% of referring domains is hidden PBN that's checkers can't see
    - Always assume backlinks checkers only show you only 80% backlinks max

    4. Make a correlation between on-page and off-page. Are they ranking randomly or purposefully?

    5. What's ranking? Homepage or inner page? Is the inner page part of huge authority site? (Wikipedia, Amazon, Adobe..)
     
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  4. Standartuye

    Standartuye Junior Member

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    Thank you

    can you give me some solid info about the criterias?

    how am i going to understand the keyword has low competition?
     
  5. Furiousman Is Back

    Furiousman Is Back Newbie

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    Compare to Moz's keyword competititon tool,SEMrush and Google Keyword Planner is the best choice
     
  6. Devil Rider

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    Additionally this clever tool enables you to check the position of your competitors and compare their results with yours
     
  7. pisnami

    pisnami Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hey, buddy

    There are a lot of articles about that topic on the Internet. Try searching in Google or in Youtube "keyword research", "competition analysis" or related terms. Also maybe there is a solid guide here in BHW (I cannot recall one in my mind though).

     
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    Don't put too much trust in tools, they are just tools. Do your own due diligence