Semrush kw difficulty score

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  1. kontentdruid

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    Anyone else use this?

    semrush is such a great tool yet their kw difficulty score tool seems to be very lacking, at least compared to kwfinder and co. it just spits out a score with little other info.

    anyways, the numbers/scores that they give to keywords seem very arbitrary. curious if anyone else agrees/has insight here.

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  2. faithjhung

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    I always go with manual search after checking with semrush. Nothing beats manual search, especially when you get the hang of it.
     
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    Most people use KWrevealer for KD.
     
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    of course i do manual search
    but prefer to save the heavy lifting for the keywords that get a low score on kwfinder/semrush
     
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    I understand. I get seed keyword ideas from semrush, but haven't tried kwfinder so I can't say anything about it.
     
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    Yes some keywords score seem very arbitrary..
    What i do is,
    first of all i check the keyword difficulty from KW difficulty tool then i go with the manual search in google (DA/PA)
    if i found some strong competition with that keyword then i try to eliminate it or go with the long tails.

    I think it can help you...!!!
     
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    I don't use Semrush for keyword score. Only to check the competitors and founding new KW's. I use KWfinder and keyword revealer for the keyword score.
     
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    sadly ive used up my kw revealer credits and kwfinder is limited to 3 a day
     
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    Brah, it's $9.
     
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