From the time I have started blogging, I am very fascinated with the term “Keyword”. Yes, to rank higher in search engine bloggers need to really work hard to find keywords for their blog.

But, to find keywords involves lot of research like use of long tail keywords, use tools like keyword planner or SEMrush, check for keyword difficult and competition etc.

So, to find a low competitive keyword is really important to increase performance of any blog. Today. I will just share an easy technique about how to do keyword research and target a particular keyword for your blog. So, let us check the whole process.

Simple Method to find keywords using Keyword Planner and Semrush

How to find keywords using Keyword planner?

The best keyword tool which is totally free is Keyword planner by Google. Yes, you can use it freely with your Gmail account to find the keywords for your blog.

But, to find keywords using keyword planner is not easy. Here, you have lot of great features as well to find your targeted keyword. Let us learn with an example.

Always remember below three points which searching your keyword in Keyword planner.

  1. Always look for long tail keywords (they rank high easily in search engine)
  2. Always go for LOW competitive keyword
  3. Search Keywords with Low competition in USA (Adsense users earn more with USA traffic)

I was searching a keyword for one of my blog and I found keyword “CPT code 66984” a medical code, is having less competition in search engine. You can see the search detail in the below screenshot.

Simple Method to find keywords using Keyword Planner and Semrush

As you can see above, as per keyword planner the keyword competition is Low. Just one important tip for everyone, always try to target low competitive keywords if you want your keyword to rank higher in search engine in few  days.

Yes, you can easily bring your blog post on first page of search engine, if your use low competitive keywords and follow on page and off SEO in your blog.
Let us move on, now as we have found a keyword now let us use Semrush tool as well to do more research on the above keyword.

Simple Method to find keywords using Keyword Planner and Semrush

Now, as you can see the above screenshot the keyword research shows the number of volume search is 260 and the number search results is search engine is 12000 (12K).

Having only 12,000 search result is very less for a particular keyword. Hence, it will be easy to rank of search engine.

If you want to verify the above information just type the keyword “CPT code 69984” in google search, you will get the exact search result.

Simple Method to find keywords using Keyword Planner and Semrush

As you can see in the above screenshot there are around 11,600 search results for our keyword. Any keyword below 15,000 search result is very good for targeting. And if the keyword has less the 10,000 search result, you can easily rank higher for that keyword.

You can narrow down the result by searching the exact keyword result by typing “CPT code 66984” in google. Yes, this will show the number of results which are using exact keyword in their blog post.

Simple Method to find keywords using Keyword Planner and Semrush

As you can see there are only 713 results available for our keyword. Now, this keyword can be easily ranked if you target this keyword by following ON page SEO.

Yes, if your write an article of around 500-1000 word around this keyword by using few LSI keywords, you can rank this blog post on the first page of the search engine.

You can use Yoast SEO plugin for On page SEO in WordPress and target your keyword properly in your blog post.

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