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Traffic Travis Difficult stars? Are they accurate?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by greggggg, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. greggggg

    greggggg Regular Member

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    How accurate is the star rating from traffic travis. To me these looks like pretty difficult keywords, but traffic travis says they should be relatively easy. I know we should just ourselves over any tools, but I was just wondering what the consensus was on how accurate TT was or if maybe I'm missing something.

    Yes, the on-site SEO is lacking, but it still looks like a hard niche regardless.

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  2. Chrisss

    Chrisss Senior Member

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    You need to remember that TT is not that accurate. Often it will tell you that H1 is not on a competitors page or in the url etc, even though that these things is at place.

    I only use TT to get a quick overview of the url and no of backlinks and then manually inspect top10 if I like the kw.
     
  3. GoldenGlovez

    GoldenGlovez Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Agreed, I would take TT's difficulty rating system with a grain of salt. Run the same keyword through all different programs "MS, SerpAttacks, TT, etc." and you will see all different "difficulty ratings". It does however give you a general idea about the keyword. You should perform manual inspection of the top 10 competitors after finding the keyword you like.

    Best of luck,
    GoldenGlovez
     
  4. eline

    eline Newbie

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    SerpAttacks is better. You can change formula and get more accurate results in your personal niche. In general SerpAttacks is more accurate IMHO - TT - specially in version 4 is a mistake, not a tool.
     
  5. drakemetal

    drakemetal Newbie

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    Personally, i don't think SERPATT is better but well, i would not trust these figures too much.
     
  6. SweTech

    SweTech Power Member

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    Learn how to analyze the competition manually instead. It is way to important to let automatic tools do it.

    Good luck 2 u :)
     
  7. kez1000

    kez1000 Supreme Member

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    Very true..All of these types of tools are just guides you still have the final word