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Keyword Tool Planner Exact Search - CONFUSED!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by SEO1337, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. SEO1337

    SEO1337 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi guys,

    I am confused. When I use the keyword tool planner and type my keyword in [], it comes up with the same number of searches as a broad search.

    For example, I put a keyword in speech marks and one in those square brackets and they both give the same monthly searches.

    What gives?
     
  2. TrailBlazer

    TrailBlazer Junior Member

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    It's been this way ever since keyword planner rolled out. It's the same for everyone not just you.
     
  3. lucasbraydon

    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    The keyword planner shows exact match anyway so you don't need to use the brackets.
     
  4. seocrab

    seocrab Senior Member

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    The new Keyword Tool only gives exact searches, the old broad function is gone.
     
  5. SEO1337

    SEO1337 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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  6. PaperToy

    PaperToy Regular Member

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    The keyword tool is like 50% accurate from my own experience, so you cannot rely on it too much. If the broad and exact are the same, then the keyword should relatively receive 50-75% of that amount.