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Using Google Adwords tool

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by cyvex, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. cyvex

    cyvex Regular Member

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    I?m curious to know how true Google adword tool is at predicting traffic if using the exact keyword search result?
    Is this data pretty close to what you can expect?
     
  2. SimoGTR

    SimoGTR Junior Member

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    What ever it shows you on exact match, Half it and that is more realistic.
     
  3. Affiliate-Bot

    Affiliate-Bot Newbie

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    In my experiences the program has actually under predicted the traffic. All my keywords actually brought in roughly 20 percent more.
     
  4. littleg2008

    littleg2008 Senior Member

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    Thats in my experience also, its not that accurate to be honest. But it at least gives you a rough idea compared to which keyword in that niche would be best.

    The competition though i do seem to agree with.
     
  5. m3ownz

    m3ownz Regular Member

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    It seems alot more acurate now than it used to be, but its still a bit hit and miss.

    If you are getting ready to launch a big SEO campaign, be sure to actually run some ads with adwords (costs, but the data is accurate) to get accurate stats.
     
  6. cyvex

    cyvex Regular Member

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    Thanks for your input and opinions guys, much appreciated

    :D
     
  7. oakley56fila

    oakley56fila Junior Member

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    I read a statistic that said you can expect about 43% of the traffic for a term if you hold the #1 spot. That being said, I've never actually looked into this on any of my websites. I may have to do this now.. I'm curious.