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KW Research for Adsense Site - Is High or Low Competition Better?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by uncguy4321, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. uncguy4321

    uncguy4321 Regular Member

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    Hey guys, searched this but couldn't find an answer...and this is probably a mundane answer. If I'm making a made-for-adsense site, while doing my KW research am I wanting HIGH competition or LOW competition (at least according to the keyword tool)?

    I understood low competition to be just that -- not as many sites optimized for this keyword and the competition for higher rankings possible. Or does this mean something else? Keep in mind I'm asking, in this case, purely as a potential made-for-adsense site.

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    The competition column what you see in the keyword tool is NOT seo competition. It shows the competition among the adword users who is bidding for that keyword. So if the competition is high, the keyword is profitable for adsense.
     
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    No matter how you monetize your site, the competition should be low for that keyword (the number of pages built for that keyword) and the strength of the competition should be less.

    However the competition column that you have in adwords keyword tool is not the competition among the sites running adsense ads, but the competition among advertisers for that keyword, so that competition should be high. More advertisers are looking to advertise for that keyword, which is naturally good.

    So if you are using google adwords tool to decide on keywords to create new pages/sites, then you should look for higher competition as per google adwords tool.

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    http://adwords.google.com/support/aw/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=25148
     
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    uncguy4321 Regular Member

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    Got it...thanks for the great, quick responses.