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what is keyword difficulty..?

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what is keyword difficulty..?

Keyword Difficulty is a handy metric which helps you understand how hard it would be to rank for a particular search query.
People who are new to SEO may confuse ‘Keyword Difficulty’ with ‘Competition’ in the Google Keyword Planner. ‘Competition’ only refers to paid search results while ‘Keyword Difficulty’ applies to organic search results.
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christophercurrie
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Keyword difficulty is a critical metric when doing keyword research. The higher the value, the harder is to compete with others using that keyword.
A keyword difficulty rating is used to help you choose SEO keywords with confidence, based on which ones are easy enough for your site to compete for. It is a super important part of the keyword research process. Along with monthly search volume and other factors, keyword difficulty helps you choose the best keywords for SEO.
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kathleenrowan
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Hello

Keyword difficulty (or “competition”) is a metric used to determine how difficult it is to rank for a keyword. Assessing keyword difficulty can help you determine whether or not it's worth your time and money to either: 1. Optimize an organic page for that keyword, or 2. Bid on that keyword in a Google Ads campaign.
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Most SEO professionals judge the “ranking difficulty” of a keyword by analyzing the pages that already rank in Google.
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Keyword difficulty is a critical metric when doing keyword research. Keyword difficulty essentially means how much competition there is for that particular keyword. It measures how difficult it is for you to rank.
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neelseowork
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Keyword Difficulty plays important role in keyword selection!
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sarahboyer
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Hello

Keyword difficulty essentially means how much competition there is for that particular keyword.
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bracknelson
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The keyword difficulty is a method of estimating how difficult it is to rank in Google for a specific term. A keyword’s difficulty is based on several different factors, including domain authority, page authority, and content quality.
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neelseowork
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Keyword difficulty is a critical metric when doing keyword research. It's aka keyword competition, The higher the value, the harder is to compete with others!
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kathleenrowan
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sarahboyer wrote:Hello

Keyword difficulty essentially means how much competition there is for that particular keyword.


Simple answer but right.
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Keyword difficulty gives you information on how hard you need to compete with others to rank those keywords. KD high means a lot of high domain authority website already ranks those keywords on top 10 positions on Google first page. vice versa with KD low means you will have a chance to rank your keywords on the first page of Google because there is a low domain authority website you can beat.
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Keyword difficulty (also known as SEO difficulty or keyword competition) is an SEO metric that calculates how difficult it is for a keyword to rank.

The higher the difficulty of the keyword, the more difficult it is to appear on the 1st SERP due to the ranking websites' high competition.
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Keyword difficulty is a critical metric when doing keyword research. The higher the metric is, the harder is to compete with others using that keyword. A keyword difficulty metric is used to help you choose SEO keywords correctly, based on which ones are easy enough for your site to compete for.
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The difficulty (or "competition") of keywords is a metric used to assess how hard a keyword is to rank. Evaluating the difficulty of keywords will help you decide whether or not it's worth your time and resources.
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Keyword difficulty is a metric used to determine how difficult it is to rank for a keyword.
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Keyword difficulty (or “competition”) is a metric used to determine how difficult it is rank for a keyword. Assessing keyword difficulty can help you determine whether or not it's worth your time and money to either: 1. Optimize an organic page for that keyword, or 2. Bid on that keyword in a Google Ads campaign.
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Keyword Difficulty is named as a significant measurement for any site content.

Keyword difficulty (KD) - it is a metric that assists you with deciding your chances to rank for a specific keyword at the top of the search engine.
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