After doing the “obvious” keyword research using a tool like KeywordDiscovery, I like to get some out of the box ideas using SEMRush. SEMRush will show you the keyword phrases your competitors are ranking for, and, undoubtedly will reveal some phrases that you hadn’t even though of.
As an example, Hilton Head Vacations and Golf Rentals has several formidable competitors. I use SEMRush to see who their competitors are. I enter their domain name:
Then, I look down to their organic competitors:
Then, I select a competitor and look for some good keywords I didn’t consider in my previous search… here is an example:
SEMRush costs $99 for six months… the free version only gives the top 10 results, which probably won’t be enough for the purposes of finding some new and good keywod phrases.
Read an earlier article about using SEMRush to track your search engine rankings.
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