Last Updated on August 21, 2021 by Sarwar
Are you also following SEO Tools to the date? There are thousands of SEO tools on the internet claiming the best data based on keywords and competition research. In this article, we are going to talk about What is SEO keyword difficulty? Does it really matter for new bloggers?
At last, I will also suggest some best tools that I personally use for better research in comparison with paid tools.
I am personally using a tool named Ubersuggest for the past 2 years on my different blogs. But, Depending on a tool is a really bad practice for a new blogger. I only use Ubersuggest for getting new ideas and suggestions for keywords.
Important Note: A tool can never provide the real volume or competition for a keyword, It always gives a rough figure based on the data present and articles uploaded on the provided search term.
What is SEO keyword difficulty?
SEO keyword difficulty is a rough estimation of the competition on a search term, Normally it is measured on a scale of 1-100 and 0.1-1.0 based on different tools. The more the numerical value will increase the more it will be difficult for you to rank (According to the tool) as they are proportional to each other.
Check image 1.0 to get a detailed idea about the SEO difficulty.
Does SEO keyword difficulty really matter for new bloggers?
Talking straightly, No, Keyword difficulty doesn’t matter for new and old bloggers both, Because It tools always keeps your innovation and ideas in a packed box and doesn’t let it open.
Frankly speaking, Nobody on this entire internet read SEO except blogger people come to your blog to gain information the more you’ll provide the double you’ll get, and It’s my personal experience in blogging.
Recently, I was working on one of my sites for an informational keyword. I’ve checked the volume and difficulty for that keyword from one of my paid tools and It was showing an average monthly search of 100 with 56 KD (keyword difficulty).
But, After ranking in the fourth position, I was literally getting about 800-900 traffic per month from that specific keyword. And, that keyword has really given me lots of conversions through affiliate marketing.
Few Tools that I personally use for keyword and competitor research
These all tools are completely free to use and highly effective in comparison with paid tools. All you have to use these properly.
- Google Trends: To check trend of a topic and get related queries
- Quora: Generate New and Unqiue ideas for blog
- Reddit: Learn something new about your niche daily
- Google Auto-suggest: Best tool for keyword and competition research
- Google Dorks: Best way for in-depth competitor research for SEO
- AnswerthePublic: Get the most searchable questions on internet
- GSC (Google Search Console): The best place to find working keyword for your site.
At last, I would like to say that don’t pack your innovation and ideas in your mind explode them in your blog for the best results. Make sure that people always like Hot and Trending rather than the old content. I hope so you got a good idea about SEO keyword difficulty from this article.
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I am a blogger by the day and an affiliate marketer at the night. Basically, I love this profession currently, I am handling 7 blogs and most of them are getting consistent international traffic with good revenue…