Author christopherM
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Remember, the lower your QSR the easier it will be to rank in the search results. There are tons of great keywords out there waiting to be uincovered.

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RobertDoyle Premium
What numbers are we looking for in searches a month, traffic, qsr, etc? I forgot.
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onmyownterms Premium
As high as possible, ideally, however, since you're going to need lots of keywords, the QSR and SEO numbers are much more important.
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Marketboom Premium
I knew from the lessons that QSR should be under 300 for best ranking chance but thanks to your very informative video on it ...I get it now. Thanks a bunch!!
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Commongr26 Premium
Thank you for the clarification!
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cstarz Premium
Very useful! Thanks for the clarification.
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Fleeky Premium
That was really useful! Thank you...

When you have qsr 0 it means there is no competition and
If you have qsr 321 it means you have 320 competitors, right?

How van you then compete wIth the 320 competitors ro be rank one? :-)
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littlemama Premium
You don't, that's why you don't use keywords with QSR at 320.

You should choose keywords with Search > 100 and QSR < 100.
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Fleeky Premium
Great rule!
Sounds better
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SamuelMatte Premium
Thank you for the video, I wasn't 100% sure what "QSR" actually meant. It has helped me understand a lot of what I have read in all the tutorials and listened in the videos.
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Sherard Premium
Very informative
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My-Mate-Bert Premium
Nice & simply explained a difficult concept many have trouble understanding at first.

Thanks, Andre
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glenng44 Premium
what is a good range for the qrs to be when looking for the keywords?
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MB7 Premium
Answered my question straight away, thank you much appreciated
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EFrederick1 Premium
Thanks Chris, This answered all my questions.
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nitazWealthy Premium
answered all my questions. Thank you.
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kv865 Premium
Thanks so much! :)
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amgolf Premium
Thank you so much
You are great! I can find the keyword to write on page/post.
No more guess
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AnamCarra Premium
Excellent video, strait to the point and gave the answer.

Appreciated
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tmartinell Premium
Thanks so much for that training, I just asked this question and someone led me here. Much appreciated!
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Fareahu Premium
QSR stands for Quoted Search Results. You might want to read down below what our WA friends say about this, it's very helpful.
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ArkMusa Premium
Thanks for your help - appreciated :)
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Fareahu Premium
Thank you. Your video was really helpful, especially for a beginner like myself.
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Michael326 Premium
Thanks. I was once confused by the QSR. your video are very helpful.
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beatlebailey Premium
Thanks for this video. You've given me some very beneficial info.
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andrekish Premium
Thanks for the video.

Very well thought out having all the stuff ready. Very useful as well, so thanks again. Have set a follow but don't need response. Most have loads to do.
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KellyCaesar Premium
That was very helpful, thank you!
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JayRCue Premium
Thank you that was quick and to the point. Saved me a ton of research.
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Alisa1 Premium
Brilliant just what I needed to know! Thanks so much Chris
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maulita0113 Premium
Thanks Chris, you made that real simple to understand. I was struggling to figure this out on WA tool. Thanks again.
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Paul108 Premium
Thanks Christopher! Finally I've go the point how to check this QSR thing in WA's Keyword Tool :)
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maryford Premium
When following the steps to get QSR with WA keyword tool. I do not get the QSR at the top of the page but i do see a number at the very buttom of the page" it read in order to show you the most relevant results, we have omitted some entires very similar to the 8 already displayed". Is that number the QSR?
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upsgirl Premium
Hello!
Click the only BLUE LETTERS, View Result. The number will be seen underneath the search.
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upsgirl Premium
Look at these...
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RobMos Premium
Very well explained, Chris! Am starting to get the hang of it.
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dbutler1176 Premium
What is the qsr number you should be lookiing for is it under 300?
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Michelle04 Premium
The QSR number is competing websites for the keyword you might be using. You do want it to be under 300, and the lower the better.
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CTisby Premium
As low under 300 as possible, the lower the better.
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Labman Premium
QSR stands for Quoted Search Results and is a measure of competition. I shoot for QSR under 100 but that usually means that the search volume is also low. This requires additional posts for other terms. The traffic for each post is cumulative on your site.
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dbutler1176 Premium
thank you michelle and labman. does the keyword tool also display the seo ranking I know in jaxxy, I try to stick above 85
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Labman Premium
The keyword tool has PPC power. Not quite the same and a scale of 1-10 but similar idea and can be used the same way.
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AlexStu Premium
Thank you a lot!!!!
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sunnyobee Premium
Great video. Looks like a scary word. QSR. You really explained it well Chris. Thanks for your effrots.
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CShepherd Premium
Thanks, Christopher. I'm new. Haven't tried Jaaxy yet but I know I will want to before long. Great information.
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AliSmith1 Premium
Very useful information thank you !
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ltampke Premium
Isn't this a false assumption considering "ALL" the omitted similar sites?!? Google's own words: "In order to show you the most relevant results, we have omitted some entries very similar to the 249 already displayed. If you like, you can repeat the search with the omitted results included." The result then shows 153,000!
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Labman Premium
No, the similar sites are the ones that contain some or all of the keyword phrase but not in the order of entry. They are not the actual competition for the phrase you are searching.
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CShepherd Premium
Thank you, Labman. That answers one of the many question I was asking myself earlier today.
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Tinnakon Premium
Hi Christopher, may I have you a question please.

I use WA Keyword Tool to search for "how to rc plane" and it shows 14 result and also displays my website on the first page. However when I go to Google Chrome and search "how to rc plane" it said "the result found are around 9,000,000 items". Do you know why there are so big different between Google searching in WA and normal Google search out there? Here is the link to my question http://www.screencast.com/t/FhVN6S14x

Thank you
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internetange Premium
HI Tinnakon, fact is the keyword tool shows you how many monthly searches are done for your keyword. 5151 per month shows that there is a lot of competition for your niche. Your site is indexed differently within WA as compared to Google. I suggest you use Jaxxy and check out keywords that have a lower monthly search volume better QSR and less monthly search volume. Go here to review the keywords: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/keyword-niche-and-market-research.
Hope that helps you.
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Tinnakon Premium
Hi Internetange, I had used Jaxxy before and I come up with this keyword. The 5151 is an average number of searches such keyword receive per month I think it is good to have people try to search using this keyword. And this is not exactly a competition. The competition indicator must be QSR which is the number of competing website ranked in Google for this exact keyword. My QSR according to Jaxxy is 9 which has low competition website. I have KQI in green color which means it is a keyword with very good quality index and also SEO indicator is 91. I think this all seem to be positive don't you think so?
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internetange Premium
Agreed Tinnakon. I made an assumption and stand corrected
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christopherM Premium
Remember that the WA tool is already scrolled to the last page of the search results. This is how you get the correct number of competing pages.

When you do a search for yourself, you have to put the phrase in quotes ("how to rc plane") and then click through, all the way to the last page.

When you reach the last page you'll see the correct number of competing web pages. WA's tool does this automatically for you.
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christopherM Premium
I'm glad that so many of you are finding this video useful. Feel free to ask me any questions if you need help.
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ChrisTowers Premium
great video .. thanks !!

Chris
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relhuk Premium
Thanks for the clarification. What does the article power mean in WA kw tool?
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bmark Premium
Article Power is a metric that takes into consideration the chances that you will get ranked for that keyword in the search engines, and receive traffic from your rankings. The higher the Article Power, the better.
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prteam Premium
Very helpful when it is demonstrated this way. Thanks!!
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JayRCue Premium
This was very informative. Thank you very much!
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DrRenee Premium
Thanks for the explanation. It looks like Jaaxy is definitely the way to go.
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susanm Premium
Thank you christopherM for the video explaining QSR!
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susanm Premium
What is the major difference between WA's keyword tool and Jaxxy?
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Michelle04 Premium
Hi. Jaaxy is able to give you information on your site ranking that you won't get on the Keyword Tool here. It also keeps a search history and you can put a word or phrase into the Alphabet Soup tab and it gives you all sorts of ideas.

I prefer Jaaxy any day. They have a free trial, and then it is only $19 a month. If that is not an option, the Keyword Tool is still nice.

Michelle
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Kimk1 Premium
Thank you ...this answered a ton of questions!!
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WTsurumi Premium
Thanks Christopher. Free information highly appreciated.
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iamJasmine Premium
Thanks Christopher
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Eagleone1 Premium
Christopher you we're great. Thanks a lot for your very useful tutorial!
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Rawiri Premium
Thanks Christopher, this has been very useful.
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lbunton Premium
Thank you so much!! It was an ah-ha moment.
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SSimpson Premium
Thank you for making that so simple. I appreciate your time. :O)
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christopherM Premium
Glad to help :)
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cena1975 Premium
Great stuff! You explain it simple and easy less than 3min. Thanks bro!
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EricBarrett Premium
Hi Chris -
following up on this I've made some keyword lists with the Keyword Tool.
Can you explain this:
- keyword chosen: best affiliate marketing opportunites

In Keyword Tool it's QSR is 47
In Goole search as "best affiliate marketing opportunities" it's 1,390,000

Am I doing something wrong here?

Cheers
Eric
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poiboy1964 Premium
No, you are doing everything right! The 1,390,000 is not really an accurate number. If you dig deeper to page 6, you will see that there are only 57 relevant results. Along will good keywords, you also need good content. Google will recognize this so good keywords + good content = a high Google page ranking ;-)
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EricBarrett Premium
Thank you - very much appreciated
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christopherM Premium
Eric, I just tried it in google and came back with 45, so we're pretty close. Of course, there's always going to be some difference due to new competitors coming online, and Google removing some of the old ones.

Now, your result that showed 1,390,000 is probably because you didn't scroll all the way to the last page.

Pop your keyword in google, in quotes, then scroll all the way to the last page. There might be hundreds of pages for some keywords, but for this one, there's only a few.

Watch the video again, starting from about one minute in. You'll see what I'm doing to get the 45 QSR, or in your case, 47.

Let me know if you're still having trouble.
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EricBarrett Premium
OK thanks Chris - will try that out.
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DrBrad Premium
Thanks man, you made it very clear.
Cheers.
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EricBarrett Premium
Just what I needed to know - thanks Chris. In your opinion how many different keywords should I have in the pages my website? Is there an ideal number?
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judebanks Premium
Use a different but relevant keyword in each post and page of your website -- one keyword or one phrase only. You add it in the title and in the first few lines of the content.

The keyword should read naturally in the text. That's it. ~ Jude
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christopherM Premium
Yep, Judebanks pretty much summed it all up. I don't think I could've said it any better. Thanks Jude. Let me know if you have any other question Eric.
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Peaceonly Premium
Thanks for your information. But how about search in other search engines such as yahoo, bing, acesse, etc?
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christopherM Premium
I'm not really sure about the rest of them. I think you can do the same thing with Bing, and possibly Yahoo. To be honest though, when I'm doing competitive research I don't worry too much about the other search engines.

Google is the most popular, so I figure if I can beat the competition there, I can beat it on the others too. I'm not saying you should completely ignore the others in your marketing strategy. But when you're talking about keyword competition, Google should be your main focus.
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Peaceonly Premium
Sure thanks.
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Pauric Premium
Jaaxy keyword toll data is based on all the search engines. Not just google
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Cmc12b Premium
Thanks a lot
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AnnieB Premium
Clear explanation Chris and I learned something - thanks!
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christopherM Premium
That's great, I'm glad I could help
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LCoates Premium
Thanks Chris... great explanation! :D
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caylynn Premium
Excellent explanation. Thank you, Chris.^_~
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seesy62 Premium
very good job
sam
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MichelleWA Premium
Great tutorial Christopher! Good job!
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CoachEd Premium
Thanks Chris---Many did not know that !!!

Coach Ed
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christopherM Premium
Yeah, Alan was asking about it so I thought it'd be easier to make a video. I always learn better from video.
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don1923 Premium
Nice. I always use WA keyword first then move to jaaxy with that info. Good training Chris.
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christopherM Premium
Cool, thanks
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Trialynn Premium
Thanks for the explanation!
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christopherM Premium
No problem, hope it helped.
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