🍏SERP Scores

The SERP Difficulty score (SD) makes it easier and faster to discover which keywords to go after.

How is the SD calculated? Factors such as: (i) the number of low-authority websites (below 20)

(ii) the ranking position of these weak websites

(iii) whether websites target the query (query/title matches)

(iv) search volumes

(v) the number and positions of forums (vi) the lowest Domain Authority value, among others, are considered in calculating this score.

Note: The SD score takes into account the Google HCU in September 2023 (forums are not as easily beatable as before). To simplify the process, there are just three score levels: 1: Easy keywords - low-hanging fruit keywords you want to target first. 2: Medium difficulty - more challenging than easy keywords. 3: High difficulty - challenging to rank without link-building efforts or a high DA.

Why get on a subscription? Subscribing saves credits because it grants you access to the number of weak websites and difficulty scores for keywords already analyzed in our tool.

To find low-competition keywords, prioritize analysis and select keywords with a history of low competition.

Currently, we have millions of pre-calculated scores. Note: A majority of these pre-calculated scores, about 85%, are for the US English Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs).

Use the SD filter to sort through the results.

Click on "Columns" and then select "# Weak Websites" to view the number of weak websites in your list of keywords.

Hovering over the data in your list or on the SD score will display the date of its last update.

It's important to note that using credit is required to access the SERP data and to compute the latest SERP difficulty score. SERP data is also necessary for SERP clustering and word counting.

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