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I think Keyword Planner is Amusing

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Diophantus, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Diophantus

    Diophantus Junior Member

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    I know its old news regarding the accuracy of keyword planner and whatnot, but I had to share this:

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    Of course, I was blown away by it because it seemed too good to be true. BUT I checked it with some other keyword resources and as I thought, other competition metrics indicated it as REALLY high competition.

    Thing is, I hear several people swear by the keyword planner. Surely not for competition? Perhaps just for search volume?
     
  2. seocompanymail

    seocompanymail Regular Member

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    Just like you stated. It is mainly used for search volume and long tail keywords.

    Competition is analyzed manually for main keywords or through a software such as longtail. I prefer manually to look at top 20 results and analyze them.

    If the top 10 consist of high authority domains then I stay away from them. I mostly look for that odd website that is listed at top 10 and copy their link structure and build on it.

    Many times I had to double check for accuracy when using keyword planner and that is why I stopped looking at or filtering with competition on the tool.
     
  3. Conor

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