Top SEO Analysis Tools
How to Use It
1. Enter a keyword phrase into the free Top-Ranked Websites by Keyword tool and press Research Keyword. For best results, only enter one keyword phrase at a time (you can run this tool over and over again with as many keyword phrases as you want).
2. The tool will return two lists, one showing the top 10 domains with the most top-25 rankings for that keyword phrase, and a second list showing the top 10 unique URLs that rank highest for the phrase you entered. The lists show Google, Bing and Yahoo! rankings, and show numbers that represent each site’s current (real-time) ranking position. All of the results you are seeing are unbiased results 100% free of local/historical personalization.
In the below example we’re analyzing the phrase “backpacking sleeping bags.” Feel free to enter a keyword phrase in the above tool to see results unique to your keyword list.
What to Do With This Data
1. Make sure you’re in the right space. Are the websites listed your competitors? Would you be happy ranking for this keyword phrase amongst these websites, or would your website make no sense here? If you would fit right in, your keyword phrase is on the right track. If you stick out like a sore thumb this phrase doesn’t mean to the world (and Google) what it means to you. Scratch it off your list.
2. Feel out competition. Is the space too competitive? When performing keyword research you’re looking for phrases that have high a search volume and low competition mix. You will never outrank Amazon or REI for backpacking gear; are all of the top competitors in this space Amazons and REIs? If yes, you may want to scratch this one off your list and seek out a less competitive high-volume phrase. Remember, we want to capitalize on the opportunity to rank on page one — not page four.