Joseph Shih

January 16, 2019
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What Is Keyword Difficulty Or Organic Competition And How To Understand It

Our keyword research tool Twinword Ideas provides a column for keyword statistics called “SEO Competition”. What is it? SEO Competition or Organic Competition (also called Keyword Difficulty) is a score indicating how hard it would be to have your web site rank high on search engine result pages (SERP) for that particular keyword. There […]
January 12, 2019
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How To Sort Range Values In Excel (In Natural Sort Order)

Have you ever downloaded an Excel sheet of keyword ideas from Google AdWords Keyword Planner? Since 2016, Google has change the Search Volume statistics (“Avg. Monthly Searches”) from single whole numbers (ie. “100”) to showing ranges instead (ie. “1K – 10K”).   Sorting Ranges Can Be Difficult As you probably can guess, […]
January 8, 2019
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How To Find YouTube Search Volume Statistics For Free

Knowing what keywords are being searched for can help you better title your precious videos. The worst fear is spending hours on planning, recording, and editing your video, but in the end not having it found by your target audience. Having the most searched keywords on YouTube related with your video will […]
January 5, 2019
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AdWords: Google Search Partners List 2019

When using Google AdWords Keyword Planner, you have probably noticed that in the Targeting settings, you can select either “Google” or “Google and search partners“. Who are these search partners exactly? If you are running a Google Ads (formerly AdWords) keyword campaign or doing keyword research for your SEO campaign, understanding the […]
December 26, 2018
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A Timeline Of Google Search Algorithm Updates [Infographic]

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November 23, 2018
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The Different Types Of User Intent

  Different schools of thought have different ways of grouping and naming them. Some classify them into broader categories. Some narrower. However, the overall categorization of user intent of web search queries tend to follow the same clusters.   What is user intent? User intent or query intent is what the user wanted when he/she […]