How To Do Keyword Competition Analysis For SEO Using PageRank

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     Dear reader, in this post we are going to discuss how you can do keyword competition analysis for SEO using Google PageRank metric with free Chrome plugin named “Quick SEO By RankSign”.

  • You know how to do Keyword Research.
  • You know how to evaluate a keyword how much it’s worth if you monetize with Google AdSense.
  • You must install Chrome browser and “Quick SEO By RankSign” plugin.
Why Competition
Analysis Is Important?

     Doing competition analysis for a specific keyword is important because you’ll find out the strengths and weaknesses of your competitors, and that helps you take better decisions for your business. That way you can create a better value for the customers!

How To Install
“Quick SEO By RankSign” Plugin?

Step 1: Install Chrome Browser by clicking here.

Step 2: Install the “Quick SEO By RankSign”plugin by going to the right corner of the browser as shown in Fig. 1

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Step 3: And menu shows up and click the “Settings” option as shown in Fig. 2

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Step 4: Then on the left side of the opened window click the “Extensions” option as shown in Fig. 3

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Step 5: After you have clicked the “Extensions” option, go to the end of the page and click “Get more extensions” as shown in Fig. 4

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Step 6: Search for “Quick SEO” and install it to the chrome as shown in Fig. 5

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Step 7: After the successful installation this is how the icon looks as shown in Fig. 6:

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Congrats, you just have installed the plugin successfully, now let’s see

What Is
Page Rank?

     PageRank shortly PR is a quality metric or a calculation invented by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Is one of the factors which Google use to determine which pages appear in google search results. PR has a criteria from 0 to 10 that Google assigns to any web page on the internet that it has been indexed. See the figure below what the numbers mean:

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How To Do
Keyword Competition Analysis?

     Let’s say you have the a list of 50 keywords and you want to do the competition analysis for those keywords. Let’s say one of the keywords you want to research is “online marketing”

Step 1: Open Google Chrome

Step 2: Enter the Google site by typing “”

Step 3: Type the keyword “online marketing” on the Search Box and see the results as shown in Fig. 8 and Fig. 9

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The sites highlighted with red color are the ones you want to see what’s their PageRank.

Step 4: Right click on the first site and select the option “Open link in new tab” as shown in Fig. 10

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Step 5: Click the SEO PageRank icon on the right corner and see the Page Rank number as shown in Fig. 11

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     As you can see this is a very good number (6) for a page rank. You do the same for the other 3 PageRank links. Note, that as you are starting, you want to find profitable keywords that have page rank 3 or lower. If it’s higher then 3, just ignore that keyword and move to another. Repeat the same process until you find at least 10 keywords that have a PageRank 3 or lower than that.


     If you are good at something, you do keyword research for that niche. Find out how much money each keyword can make per month and select 10 or 15 keywords. Do competition analysis for each keyword as shown above. Write a blog post for each keyword, and you ready to go!

Article Summary:

  • You have learned what is PageRank and numbers from 0 – 10 mean
  • You have learned why it’s important to do competition analysis
  • You have learned how to install “Quick SEO By RankSign”
  • You have learned how to do keyword competition analysis for the keywords you have chosen


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