As I'm doing keyword research and deciding on which keywords to select for writing posts, how would you rank these categories in order of importance?
1) Monthly Searches (>50)
2) Estimated Traffic
3) QSR (

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ariesight Premium
I never take Estimated Traffic into account.

I see if the keyword has some traffic (that's my first requirement) and if it makes sense and then if the QSR is low.

Then I check the competition. I Google the keyword to see what I have to deal with.

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Hottie0420 Premium
I am new here also, but the way I've been researching keywords is the QSR is the most important, QSR is the number of pages or competition about the keyword, anything under a 100 is the best choice, I actually found a keyword last night that had 795 searches with 124 traffic and only 24 QSR so I'm working on a post with that keyword currently! hope that helps