“Traffic” That tired old subject everyone takes for granted (while looking for the “secret” to generating a steady flow). You can try this technique, that technique, the latest keyword research software. Or fad. But until you go back to the basics and tweak your…
SEM Rush is a competitive intelligence tool that provides data on keywords, competitors and ads for both organic and paid traffic. It has both a paid side and a free side. Here’s how to use SEM Rush to research keywords and ads. Step 1
SpyFu is a highly advanced online keyword and ad spy system. They build their own database of ads through a search engine spider that regularly crawls and indexes all the ads. They do this several times a month, so you can easily go back and see exactly what ads your competitors are using and what keywords they’re targeting.
Keyword Spy is an online keyword, ad and competitor research tool that has an excellent amount of data you can access for free. Though you still need to pay to access the full array of tools, using just the free information will give you quite a lot to go on.
Here’s how to use Keyword Spy’s various research features.
Doing competitive research is much more about having a good process than having the right tools. Having good tools can help you get the job done faster, but knowing how to use the tools is what’s really important.
Here’s a proven keyword research process for finding keywords that are already working for your competitors. This will give you a serious shortcut in the whole testing curve. You’ll still have to do a bit of testing yourself, but you’ll know for certain that you’re starting with a base keyword list that’s working for other people already.