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I get questions all the time, how come my Jaaxy QSR or my WA "View Result" does not match up with the my search that I do in Google.

There are many reasons for this, but the fact of the matter is that Google no longer provides you with accurate competition data and in this video I am going to show you why and I am going to reveal the power of Jaaxy and how you can capture real, accurate competition data instantly.

I am going to show you how to find the real competition in Google. If you have this data, you have the upper hand on your competition and you will know exactly how many pages you are competing with in respect to SEO.

This should answer all of your "quoted search results" questions once and for all, but if you do have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out.

PS. If you haven't already created your FREE Jaaxy Account, you can do so here...

http://www.jaaxy.com/createaccount/

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kiss68 Premium
Not impressed , The course says to use keyword tool if it represents false numbers why use it. Yes I signed up for jaaxy and used my allotted searches. Kyle and his patner run JAAXY !
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cramervod Premium
it doesn't. Every page you write isn't gonna rank for all variations of a keyword phrase. So knowing what the actual competition is for that phrase will let you know what you're up against.
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Mikepawlik Premium
The only way to find true competition is to install MozBar (free) for Google Chrome and target keywords that fall under the following 2 categories:

- Monthly searches of course at least over 10/20
- QSR - FORGET IT! It's useless.
- Install Moz, insert target keyword into Google, make sure you only target keywords where at LEAST TWO WEBSITES in the SERPs have under 20 PA + DA.

This is the only way.

You can check out my training for further clarification. This is a simple concept that many overlook and Jay also has a very important webinar on the matter.

MY TRAINING: JAY'S SERP ANALYSIS WEBINAR:
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Aaronk19 Premium
hey kyle great video just one quick question the lower the qsr the better?
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cramervod Premium
yeah typically under 300 is ok to use.
under 200 better.
anything under 100 best as long as you look at the authority sites you'll be competing against. If they have all the top spots taken might want to try another keyword phrase.
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PhilipC1 Premium
Well, that clears that up beautifully. Thank you very much Kyle!! Confusion = 0. Understanding 1000+++!!
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Kyle Premium
Awesome, glad it offered you some clarity here. It is confusing for folks at first until Google and how what they "display" to people is explained.

The QSR metric is 100% accurate within both Jaaxy and Wealthy Affiliate.
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PhilipC1 Premium
Hi Kyle,

Yeah, my poor sponsor! He has been great also. "Quote" keywords in Google, go to last page, see competition, make it a grammatical sensible title out of it like 'how to = keyword '- IF competition is low.

Please tell me I got it now? lol. surelly.

Thanks Kyle.

Regards,

Philip.
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MrKent Premium
and now Ive been told the unquoted search result instead of the quoted search result is how you find your true competition.
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NeBro Premium
Kyle, this is an awesome tutorial, have been looking for something like this to refer folks to, and as usual, you come up a gold nugget...

Best wishes

Neil
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ruthrobinson Premium
Kyle, thank you. Ever since Iopened my WordPress websites I have been contacted by people who say they work for WP of Google an are always trying to get me to buy some kind of expensive service from them.
I've even been threatened that Google is going to shut me down.
The way you explain things encourages me to just keep moving forward.
Thanks again I now understand QSR
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Labman Premium
Make sure you have whois privacy. These are scammers that have gotten your number probably because you don't have the privacy in place.
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Alan-C Premium
Wow the power of Jaaxy!
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Thanks Kyle for the training
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Just returned from Jaaxy ... wow! ... quick and smooth ... way less than 10 seconds for my keyword search ...
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Kyle Premium
Awesome, glad you liked and yeah, it is very efficient at capturing the data you need.
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PaulBoudreau Premium
very clear description of QSR Kyle ... thanks!
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LeonardGo Premium
Right to the point of my interest..food blenders:).
Very important if you want live healthy:)

Thanks kyle
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Good one Leonard ...
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Thomist70 Premium
I found a keyword with obscenely high results, well over 150k, and traffic of well over 26k. But the QSR was suprisingly low for such high numbers: 200. I went to Jaaxy, and Jaaxy rates the keyword quality as Yellow, OK. When I search in Google for the exact keyword in quotes, it says there are well over 68 million results. Now I know, having checked on "best food blenders" myself right after I saw the video on this page, that Google exaggerates the number of results. (77 results is initially exaggerated to 1,440 now, three and a half years after you made the video). But when I click on omited search results for the keyword I was researching, they seem to go on and on, for page after page.

How is the QSR calculated? Is 200 the number of times that text string appears, the number of sites it appears on, or the number of SERPs with links? If there really are only 200 other sites ranking for that keyword (not very likely, but more plausible than over 68 million), shouldn't that keyword with that many searches and traffic and that little competition be a DREAM niche? Or is 200 a very HIGH QSR and thus hard to rank for no natter how good the traffic numbers?

I just wish I understood the competition stats a little better.
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Good "digging" Thomist ...`
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DDormaier Premium
What occurs if there are 2 keywords? ie: heart attack. Heart has a QSR of 327 and 483,343 Searches with 82,169 for Traffic. What is the meaning of the 2 columns: Searches and Traffic. Which parameter is used with the QSR? How does the program determine the difference between "heart" and "heart attack"?
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Good point Doyle ...
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Steve1958 Premium
Thank you for this...very helpful!
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TheMulcahys Premium
The keyword tool here at WA also gives me a QSR figure, is it different to Jaaxy? I'm still learning so don't really understand why Jaaxy is better.
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Labman Premium
Jaaxy has additional features and does searches a bit more efficiently but the numbers are the same
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TheMulcahys Premium
Thanks Craig. I guess I'll carry on with the tool here until I understand a bit more, then I'll move up to Jaaxy.
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PaulBoudreau Premium
Thanks Labman ...
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dlibreros Premium
Wow. Okay, this helps out a lot Kyle. Thank you so much.
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Rooferpaul Premium
kyle this video did clear things up for me thankyou. also how old is the bonus download keyword list please
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Rooferpaul Premium
Prior to jaxxy I really enjoyed keyword research could do it all day . But with jaxxy man this an excellent tool . Absolutely love it.
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ChrisGooden Premium
Jaaxy rocks. Glad you found it so too.
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Rooferpaul Premium
Yes chris when you find a keyword and there a lot of traffic but zero ranking sites and seo 80 would this be an error
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ChrisGooden Premium
I have no opinion on "SEO value", or anything else that's not in the WA training.
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robabl Premium
Exactly what I needed to know! :)
I was wondering why the keyword tool would give me like 200 results and when I typed it manually, I'd get like 300 000 haha.
Good stuff!
Thanks and keep being awesome!
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andrekish Premium
Jaaxy seems pretty cool - used it to test a keyword, used the keyword & soon was on page 2. Not a bad start. Time to be even more selective.
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VitaliyG Premium
Good start indeed Andre! But keep in mind keyword rankings move up and down with new sites and become higher ranked overtime.
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ChrisGooden Premium
I'm totally in love with Jaaxy. Look at what it just told me.
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stacyl Premium
My google search doesn't show me any type of pages, I can keep hitting next forever... Anyone else see this differently than how he showed it in the video?
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Labman Premium
What do you mean by type of pages? I see similar results to what he sees in the video.
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stacyl Premium
What I mean is when he searches in Google it'll say for example 306 pages or 40,000 webs website pages on that topic that you search for. When I searching Google there are no numbers whatsoever it just has a next button, but no numbers on the top or bottom of Google.
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Labman Premium
Above the first listing you should see a number that says some number of results for X number of pages. This appears on all my Google searches, I don't know why you wouldn't see them.
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stacyl Premium
I think it's because I'm on iPad mini...
I need to see if in options or something
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ChrisGooden Premium
Ah! Tablets do not show you all the stuff you can see on full screen PC or Mac.
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SteveMac Premium
Great information. Thanks Kyle.
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justbobw Premium
Jaaxy is truely a great resource.
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Lanikai Premium
very impressed this video!!
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Kimk1 Premium
I really liked the video and it did clear the up some confusion...but my question is that the average person typing stuff into google does not put quotes around it...so I found a keyword that has a ton of searches but the QSR is only 8 total pages!!....I thought super good right...but if I act like a normal person just typing my keyword into google then there are a million pages that come up and not one page that was listed, when I used quotes around the keyword, was even close to the front page. So i am a little confused how to make this work if the average person won't use the quotes to search? do I not use that great keyword I found after all??
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Labman Premium
When your page is more relevant to what the person is looking to find, it will show up in their search. Often people will search multiple times for something and Google will refine their results each time as it understands what they are trying to find.
If your page is relevant to their search it will display. Don't worry about how it gets in front of them. Be confident that Google will show them the most relevant stuff. You just need to be that.
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Emunot Premium
I'm impressed by your reply here Lambman.
Thanks I've been help.
:)
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I'm really impressed Kyle! This google exact search business has been really confusing me. Great work (a while back, I know).
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Papi Premium
I found the video very helpful. I can't afford Jaaxy at the present time. With the method you show I am much more at ease:) Once I do have the funds I do plan on using Jaaxy as I realize what an amazing tool it is. Thanks Kyle!
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BobsResource Premium
Having a challenge creating an account on jaaxy, what am seeing is Sorry, account sign-up has been restricted due to multiple accounts.
What's this all about please? I need a help.
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Pauric Premium
Did you open a Jaaxy account before or did someone else open an account using your laptop.Also if you are using google chrome it might help to go into settings a d clear the cache.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Have you had the free trial before on the e mail addy you are using? Or another e mail addy from that IP address?
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Bill67 Premium
try typing qsr in the search bar you will find some good information there
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MRice Premium
I was wondering what does it mean when nothing comes up under QSR not even a 0? There's some keywords that have thousands of monthly searches but nothing under QSR.
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judebanks Premium
I would do that again after waiting a little while. If you have done a few searches, be sure to clear out your temporary cache before trying again. ~ Jude
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Marc5 Premium
@Labman I want to trust QSR but when I look at the 1st results the competition is cnet, gizmodo, tech crunch etc with a low low QSR.
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Labman Premium
Don't worry about the competition. Do the best you can with what is taught here, you may be surprised at the results.
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Marc5 Premium
@Labman I understand that. But is is significant if the keyword isn't exact and/or in exact order?
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Labman Premium
The search volume will change as the word order changes. Is it significant, depends on the keyword.
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Marc5 Premium
@Labman I'm referring to blogdogs's comment about search results. Let's say the search results don't have the title URL etc in the exact order as my keyword?
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Labman Premium
Then the search results would probably be different than the one you are searching.

Ex. headsets reviews vs. headset reviews. or productname review vs. review productname
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Marc5 Premium
@ blog dog does the keyword have to be in exact order in title URL etc?
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Labman Premium
Yes but you can enhance the content with variation on the keyword. This is called LSI or Latent Semantic Indexing. Synonyms.
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Marc5 Premium
@Kyle that's not my question/issue. What I posted was when the authority sites in my niche have relevance to my keyword with a QSR 22?
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blogdog Premium
What type of relevance - are these competitors putting the identical keyword as yours in their "Title" , "URL", "H1 tag" , "Meta Desc" etc...
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Marc5 Premium
@RichFar what about the competitors on the 1st page? In my case my QSR is 22 BUT the 1st page is full of authority sites in my niche.

Are you saying that's irrelevant?
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Kyle Premium
Never worry about the "authority" sites. It may seem counterintiutive, but these are not necessarily your competition. Google has to "rank something" for everything and if there are no good options under a keyword, they will naturally lift a somewhat relevant authority site to the top.

When you capture low hanging fruit like this, you are honestly going to be able to get a lot of first page rankings and a lot of first overall rankings as you move forward.
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Marc5 Premium
@ Jude DomW commented that a QSR under a 100 is almost a guarantee to rank. And even the training has expressed that. Now I know it's not a guarantee to rank and as marketers we are trying to increase our chances.

DomW also commented on the strength of the competition. As I said for my keyword there are authority sites within my niche.

The low hanging fruit is suppose to bring us traffic although the search volumes aren't large like 50 searches/month right? Again my keyword is a low hanging fruit keyword and the 1st page results are authority sites within my niche even thought the QSR is 22 and monthly searches is 50. Jaaxy gives me a green light and a of QSR 22 is certainly EXCELLENT right?
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bothewebguy Premium
You should be able to easily rank for a qsr of 22, with only 50 searches a month, you may not see a lot of traffic from this phrase, but if you don't have anything ranking yet... this target may be a good start.

Remember the phrase is important too. Some are just not worth wasting your time... being number 4 or 5 for a search term that number 1 or 2 is obviously what the person is looking for could be a waste as well.
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Marc5 Premium
DomW said "under 300 is rankable for a site, I would say for SA, anything under 100 is almost guaranteed page 1. Higher can still rank, but depends more on strength of competition"

Can you elaborate on strength of the competition? Jaaxy shows us QSR and you said under 100 is an almost guarantee however should we also be looking at the strength of the competition besides QSR?

If so how do we analyze the strength of the competition?

My keyword is a QSR 22 however the page 1 results without quotes has some well known authority sites within my niche.
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RichFar Premium
Hi,

Kyle does indicate that overall a QSR closer to 0 is the prize for initial ranking. Traffic numbers may be low, however low volume is greater than no volume.

When starting out, I was searching KW's with QSR's under 300. Those still have not got me ranked within the first 20 pages of Google.

I then sought QSR's under 100 and am yet to attain a searchable ranking with those.

So...then I dove on down and went for QSR of less than 30 and 'Bang!' within three days I was on page one under three variations of my chosen Keyword.

Therefore, for now, I shall be sticking to LHF with QSR's below 30 for the most part. Go with what is working :-)

Blessings Be,

- Rich
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Marc5 Premium
Got a question. According to Jaaxy my keyword is a go with a QSR 22, 50 searches a month. However when I go to the 1st page of google for my keyword it's filled with authority sites in my niche.

How can one rank even though there is a low QSR but the SERPS are all authority sites within my niche?
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judebanks Premium
You will need to build authority for your site, and that takes time.

Don't forget that at this stage you are probably trying to rank a single post or page, not your entire site. It is possible to outrank even an established authority site for a particular post or page, even if the overall rank for your entire site is nowhere to be seen yet.

Get quality backlinks (I mean to authority sites, if possible) Increase social signals and traffic. Use internal links to connect your site content.

In other words, don't expect to beat an authority site until your own site has authority.

With keywords, it is not about focusing on any ONE keyword or phrase to get traffic. It is about the bigger overall strategy that Kyle explains here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/kyle/blog/you-want-online-success-it-starts-with-brute-force

In addition, you will need to be creative with keywords. For example, "iphone cases" is too broad and competitive. Try something like 'quality boutique iphone covers' or 'snazzy mobile accessories' - you get the idea. ~ Jude
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MRescoldo Premium
Most people do not search with quotes, at least not initially. Most people do not go beyond the second page of results. We use keywords to drive traffic to our site. That is my starting point.

If I use the keyword "physical benefits of cycling" there are 97 results and I am #12. If I go to an unquoted search for the same string and compare the QSR results only the first 3 sites are on the first two pages of results. To me that means if I am not one of these 3 sites the probability of my site getting clicked are pretty slim. So why expend the time since it doesn't seem very efficient.

I am not trying to be combatant. For me I just need to understand it to manipulate it.

Thanks - Brian
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Vasques Premium
So when you search unquoted for - physical benefits of cycling - you might see results for - cycling is one of the best physical activities - or something like that right?
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mlsmith45 Premium
Does the "competition" link in the WA keyword tool do this as well?
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autumn56 Premium
yeah the information from jaaxy matches up pretty well in most cases with the WA keyword tool. it is just displayed a little differently, so if you click competition look for the number of quoted search results and that is the number of competing pages you would be dealing with for that keyword. so the competition number in WA keyword is equivalent to the QSR in jaaxy.
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mikesdesk Premium
Learning the tricks of the trade, WA is the place to come, great video.
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Kyle Premium
Glad you enjoyed it Mike! :)
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pbar47 Premium
Eggggselent!!!! Cleared up all my confusion
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marilynmsk Premium
Hi Kyle, thanks for the video, it is great to have options.
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choppydo Premium
I still don`t understand how QRS rankings relate to actual rankings. For example, my website makeyourinternetmoney.com is the number 1 QSR for "make your internet money" but is nowhere to be found in the unquoted google results. What have I gained from being at the top of the QSR heap?

Actually while I`m at it, how long did your site waystoavoidscamsonline.com take to get to the top of your exact match keyword? I ask because we have similar first page competition.
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Kyle Premium
QSR is to get competition numbers. People don't actually search in quotes. You want QSR because you want to know what your competition is under a particular keyword, as in how many pages in Google have this exact search phrase on it.

Once you know this then you can determine the viability of YOU getting ranked under this term. It has nothing to do with how one searches.
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caylynn Premium
Doing SERP and it is totally mind blowing how Jaaxy can do this so quickly. Found mine on the first page and haven't even finished the site, so really wondering what to do next. Am reviewing to find out. Thank you, Kyle. This is all your fault. lol. ^_~0206/6/21
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akwb77 Premium
A great little reference for those starting out.
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Crayon it Premium
@Kyle - I'm talking about the monthly search volume difference, not the QSR number.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, the monthly search traffic is current data and unlike most other tools we pull data from the "top 3" search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing) and run it through our own algorithm to try to reflect the most accurate traffic data possible.

We don't rely on Google data solely because it is very inaccurate (what we have found over the years)...and this is one of the big reasons we pushed to create Jaaxy.
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Crayon it Premium
@theshoppbox - It means the monthly searches for a keyword are downloaded and then giving to you later in time when you search for a keyword -vs- current data being given when you search for a keyword thus giving you current & up to date search results.
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theshoppbox Premium
Sorry for my ignorance but was is meant by download base for keywords?
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Crayon it Premium
@Kyle - I just tried Jaaxy and it shows 252 monthly searches for the KW "SC Fire" VS WA KW tool of 210 & google's shows over 33,000 monthly local searches. I'm not trying to sound negitive but just trying to understand why their is such a big difference in the number of searches.
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Kyle Premium
QSR was shifting because Google's results were shifting. It has settled now at around 328 and I have verified in all 3 searches that they are all about the same.
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Crayon it Premium
thanks Kyle, for responding back so quickly.
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Crayon it Premium
@Kyle - Does Jaaxy use current data or also download based? Thanks for your help in explaining this.
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Kyle Premium
Uses real time data, 100% current and it is web based. There are no downloads and you can use it from any device (including mobile and tablets). :)
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rajan61 Premium
Hi kyle.. I don't know if I'm right in asking this question here. What have you to say of Market Samuarai?
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Kyle Premium
They are download based, so they do not work with current data in the search engines.
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rajan61 Premium
Great Video Kyle. Why go the longer route of clicking to the end of Google search result when you have your good old Jaaxy to do it?
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Kyle Premium
Absolutely.
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VitaliyG Premium
Great video Kyle! I remember a time when less than 10,000 QSR (on Google) was the method to utilize article marketing. But with this change, I would like to know, what would you say the actual QSR for Google (And Jaaxy) is when it comes to keywords if I wanted to write an article on street articles with hopes it would reach the first page?
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DomW Premium
under 300 is rankable for a site, I would say for SA, anything under 100 is almost guaranteed page 1. Higher can still rank, but depends more on strength of competition
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Crayon it Premium
Question; When I tried WA's kw tool for a keyword like: "sc fire" it shows 210 searches, but in Google's Adwords KW tool it shows 33,100 local searches. This is my first time using WA's KW tool, so I want to make sure I'm reading it correctly. Anyway any help in explaining this to me would be great!
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AdamsOnLine Premium
Do we have any training videos for setting up the general settings on SEO. They've just updated again.
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Kyle Premium
I will be updating this soon as they just recently change. You can just leave everything as the defaults but just add your own page "title", "description" and keywords. The others can be left the same.
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jhoecannon Premium
Thanks for this excellent info...certainly speaks a lot about Jaaxy!
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Kyle Premium
No problem and yeah, Jaaxy saves hours of time in research with every search that is performed.
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Jackiex4 Premium
Thanks Kyle, your timing is impeccable. I was asking about this only yesterday. x
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, was getting a ton of questions about this so I decided that I would create a video about it. :)
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AdamsOnLine Premium
When I do a search in google,there are no numbers of the search results posted.
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Kyle Premium
Every single search I have ever done has shown me a results? Every. I have done 100,000's as well. Can you send me a screenshot and let me know what you are referring to.
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AdamsOnLine Premium
KYLE . . it appears that the problem is because I was working on my iPad at the time. For some reason the numbers do not show up in the iPad searches. However they are on my iMac, so I am sorry to have troubled you,
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Kyle Premium
Thought it was a little strange lol. Glad to hear that you got it sorted and if you need a hand with anything going forward, do let me know.
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djlv Premium
thx for that simple clarification. ~)
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Kyle Premium
No problem.
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Jaaxy is really Sweet to use! Quick and Clean! I love being able to get ALL of the Results out into Excel so that I can Sort to look at different aspects! Love It
Sherry M
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Kyle Premium
Awesome Sherry, thanks for your feedback and I am glad you are loving Jaaxy. We have some awesome feature updates coming in the next couple of weeks here as well, stay tuned!
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Hey Kyle, Thanks for the great tools, all the way around... Jaaxy, Street Articles and WA. Looking forward to playing with the new updates. Sometimes I am so blown away by the results it is hard to shut it down for the night!. :-) Sherry M
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Patricia R Premium
Thanks again.
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Aviator Mike Premium
Thanks Kyle, that was pretty helpful and informative. Question though. How does the WA Keyword tool stack up to the Jaaxy and Google method, when I click the "View Result" link under the Competition column in the WA keyword search tool?

Does the WA tool automatically go to the last page of google for the correct competition result?
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Labman Premium
Yes, the WA tool does the hard work for you. The view results will provide the last page data for you. Jaaxy gives you a similar result but has much more information available for the keyword search.
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Aviator Mike Premium
Thanks Labman.... That's good news! It helps a lot since I'll be using the WA keyword tool until I'm ready to spend the bucks for Jaaxy.
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Kyle Premium
Make sure you look at the "results" not the "pages" within the View Result here at WA. This is the true number of competing pages you are up against in Google.
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Aviator Mike Premium
Kyle... when I look at the "results" when the google page pops up, I see the following:

"Page 31 of 302 results"

I'm focusing on the number 302. Correct?
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Kyle Premium
You got it!
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