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Which Keyword Tool Is Correct SEOmoz Difficulty Or Google!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cpacashman, Feb 15, 2012.

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  1. cpacashman

    cpacashman Junior Member

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    I'm doing keyword research using SEOmoz's tool for how hard it would
    be to rank for a keyword using the difficulty score.

    The keyword i just checked is showing a rating of 46 which is suppose
    to be a moderately competitive keyword.

    Here's some info on the Keyword Difficulty Scores.

    76%-100% - Extremely Competitive:

    51%-75% - Highly Competitive:

    26-50% - Moderately Competitive:

    0-25% - Non-Competitive:

    I just did a intitle: and inurl: search in Google for the keyword phrase
    & Googles showing 8 results for my competitors here's how I searched.

    inurl:"keyword search" intitle:"keyword search"

    Which one is correct Google or seomoz tool.
     
  2. clyde

    clyde Elite Member

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    This is the main confusion a lot of newbies face, the best way to gauge comeptition is by analyzing the sites ranking Top 10, which SEOmoz does.

    inurl:"keyword search" intitle:"keyword search" doesn't show the competitiveness of the keyword. Just think, why would Google give us that data? It's better that they hide it so we don't game Google.

    inurl only shows how many sites have "keyword search" in the URL and are indexed by Google, it doesn't show how strong those sites are. Same goes for intitle, and results with or without quotes.
     
  3. cpacashman

    cpacashman Junior Member

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    I'll rely on what seomoz says then, to bad they don't let you import
    400 keywords at once instead of only 5 at a time.
     
  4. clyde

    clyde Elite Member

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    Yeah, I agree. You're on PRO?
     
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    MAC-11 Junior Member

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    Is there a seomoz alternative out there?
     
  6. cpacashman

    cpacashman Junior Member

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    Clyde's Ultimate Niche Finder looks pretty good & has plenty of good reviews.
     
  7. kyaw2x

    kyaw2x Regular Member

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    Here is a new post (Feb 14) by Randfish that would be helpful in the topic

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    http://www.seomoz.org/blog/be-careful-using-adwords-for-keyword-research