Local SEO Monthly Search Volume Metrics
Low Volume: 0 – 50
This is typically the easier keyword category to rank for because its typically less competitive, but not always! In some cases, we see good results within in 90 days when targeting for this category for our clients.
Medium Volume: 51 – 100
A more competitive category, that at times can be just as hard to rank for as the large volume local keywords below depending on your market and the competition.
Large Volume: 101 – 300
This is what most people are looking for, they’re keywords with higher volume and a more competitive market. Large volume keywords should be the focus of your long-term ranking strategy.
Meglodon Volume: 301+
This kind of keyword search volume is hard to find for Local SEO, and is almost only found in the larger markets or very competitive markets like Real Estate.
Depending on your budget and current ranking position this may not be the best choice to focus on right out the gates, but when you do find one make sure it’s added to your things to rank for list.
The higher the monthly search volume the more competitive the market and the harder it is to rank your website,
Different strategies are needed to rank for different volumes and sometimes that just means…drum-roll…… more content and more backlinks.