Google Keyword Tool

Google Keyword Tool is one of the most popular phrase research tools in the SEO community and many rely on it to understand traffic volumes behind phrases as well as level of competition for individual phrases.


Greg Finn reports [1] the change in the way term competition is displayed. Little “PageRank” style green bar has been replaced by “Low” (under .33), “Medium” (.33-.66) and “High” (over .66).

Google Keyword Tool Update


[1] Finn, G. – Google Tweaks Competition Rank In AdWords Keyword Tool To “Low,” “Medium” or “High” Retrieved from: on 27/10/2011

Dan Petrovic is a well-known Australian SEO and a managing director of Dejan SEO. He has published numerous research articles in the field of search engine optimisation and online marketing. Dan's work is highly regarded by the world-wide SEO community and featured on some of the most reputable websites in the industry.

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