Here goes, when you look at at words, do you look for (when finding for good keyword):
1. The most competition or the least?
2. Most number of search or the least?
I think I am getting a little mixed up here. Hope can get it clear
Do you mean google adsense?
When using the google keyword tool you should ignore the "competition" bar because that's for advertisers - not for people who display adverts.
I'd say go for words that have between 5000-15000 hits a month. And remember to hit "exact" not broad.
To check your competition click the word and a google search will show many people are writing on that precise topic.
That is a great tip , i just used it !! Thank you WryLilt !!
Great! Glad you are also using it. Really works but it takes a couple of days (if lucky) to see the effect. Normally it takes a week tor eally see the big effect
Some can take months to take off - most hubs need 6-9 months to get serious traffic.
Thank you for clearing that for me
Good thing you point out to use the exact part. I been using broad for sometime now!
I always start by looking at the ones with the highest number of searches, and then look at how hard I think it's going to be to rank for them (by actually doing the search and looking at all the sites on the first page) and if I don't think I can do it then I work my way down the list to lower traffic terms until I find one I like the look of.
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