Changes to MOZ’s DA Metric

On March 5th MOZ will be releasing a big update to their algorithm that calculates Domain Authority (DA). Since we use Domain Authority as one of over a dozen metrics to judge keyword difficulty we wanted to make you (our users) aware of the change. All in all this change should only make our keyword…

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to YouTube SEO

With over 3 billion searches every month, YouTube has surpassed Bing, Amazon, and others to become the 2nd largest search engine in the world. And while this may not be much of a surprise considering Google owns YouTube, the video focused platform is quickly changing the SEO game. With attention spans dwindling, young consumers are…

The Best And Most Affordable Ahrefs Alternative

When we set out to create Keysearch our initial vision was to give everyday bloggers and small businesses a cheaper more affordable alternative to ahrefs. As many of you know ahrefs is considered the gold standard of SEO tools. Their backlink database is second to none and it has driven their entire toolset to become…

6 Incredibly Useful Tools for Blogging

With over 90% of businesses using their blogs to generate inbound leads, you won’t find many people that will argue against the power of blogging and content marketing. And as Millennials continue to gravitate away from traditional forms of advertising, the importance of content marketing will only continue to grow. But, as effective as it…

The 10 Must Have Google Chrome Extensions for SEO

Optimizing websites for search engines can be a difficult and time consuming task. From keyword research and competition analysis to link building and technical SEO, the list of SEO tasks is endless. Fortunately, with the Google Chrome browser, we have access to a variety of extensions that can help make this challenge much more simple…

Real Methods To Get Free Website Content

If you are a blogger, local business or just about anyone who owns a website, you might be struggling to come up with enough content to fill out your site. Here at Keysearch, our selection of keyword tools and blogging tools like content assistant can help speed things up massively but it still can be a grind…

Ungrouping Close Variants

We here at Keysearch are declaring the war on close variants! What are close variants you ask? Close variants are keywords that Google finds similar and has decided to group together, showing one search volume for the entire group. This has caused search volumes to become highly inaccurate for certain keywords and has made SEO trickier than ever.…

Content Assistant Tutorial

For all of you bloggers and article writers out there we are happy to introduce a new tool in our feature set called Content Assistant! Content Assistant is not your typical on-page SEO optimization tool. Most of your usual tools (for example Yoast) are there to help you with things like optimizing meta descriptions, page…

Getting More Visitors Using Website Traffic Analysis

Since introducing our Explorer feature we have consistently been adding additional features that utilize that data in different ways. Tools that find your competitors keywords, our competitor gap tool just to name a few. One thing that we felt could take everything to another level was adding the ability to estimate the google traffic coming in for any ranking…

How to Use Google Trends to Find Trending Keywords

Keyword research tools can come in all shapes and sizes. I’m sure you’ve probably noticed though that most tools follow essentially the same idea. They help you identify keywords that will bring in traffic by showing you niche specific keyword suggestions (search volume usually included). Then they will give you an estimate of how difficult it…