Keyword Research is the most important topic in blogging. Every blogger must do the keyword research for the blog before writing a blog post. We have to find out the right keywords for our content. Basically, we select low competition and high volume keywords because it is easy to rank in Google.
There are different free/paid tools available to find out the Keywords. SEMRush, KWFinder, Ahref, Google Keyword Planner, Ubersuggest, etc.
Sometimes, when we write the blog post and optimize it for one keyword there might be possibilities that other keywords will also rank. In that case, we have to find out which keyword is performing well. We can find out all the organic keywords in a particular blog post using SEMRush as well.
I have written a post about how you can add keywords smartly in your post to drive more organic search traffic.
MonsterInsights is the popular WordPress plugin to track the website traffic. I have discussed the configuration of Google Analytics using MonsterInsights.
Also, MonsterInsights is very useful plugin for the WooCommerce sites to track the sales and performance right from the WordPress dashboard. You can check out how we can track the performance of WooCommerce sites using MonsterInsights.
Here, I am going to tell you how we can check all the keywords used to find our website, this is a very exciting feature of MonsterInsights.
Below are the three tools we can use to find out keywords
- Google Analytics
- Google Search Console
Check keywords using MonsterInsights
To find out the keywords, we have to install the MonsterInsights WordPress plugin and activate it. This plugin is helpful to track the website traffic right from your WordPress dashboard.
Next step is to connect MonsterInsights to Google Analytics. You can refer below guide.
To check the organic keywords you have at least plus plan of MonsterInsights if not you can easily purchase it from here.
Go to Insights >> Reports from your WordPress dashboard. Here, you can see the site traffic and monitor the performance. Go to the Search Console section there you can see the top 50 keywords used to find out your site.
As you can see the above snapshot, you can see the number of clicks, impressions, CTR and the keyword position in Google search results.
You can see only top 50 keywords in WordPress dashboard if you want to see all the keywords you have to click on the link View Full Queries Report. This will redirect to your Google Analytics account. Refer to the below snapshot.
In Google Analytics, you can see all the keywords used to reach out to your blog. Also, you can check all the reports inside Analytics.
Using Google Search Console
We can also check the organic keywords using Google Search Console. You have to configure the Google search console for your website. Please refer this guide
Once you configure the Google search console go to the Performance section and you will see all the keywords used to search your blog.
Google search console also show you all the data related to each keyword like impression and clicks, if you want more data like monthly volume, CPC and competition of keywords then install the Keywords Everywhere chrome extension.
In this way, we can see all the keywords used to search for our website and monitor the performance of keywords.
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