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    Confusion in checking Keyword ranking ?


    I check ranking of the keywords manually and I also tried keyword ranking checker tool...
    So I want to clear my confusion which one is the right way to find the correct ranking of keywords

    and free keywords ranking checker tools shows correct result or not ?

    Please share your opinions

    Thanks
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    Typically when you perform a search on Google....

    Your IP address plays a part in search results returned, so ideally you would want to test the search from different locations

    Your past history of searches is also factored it, especially if you are logged into a Google Account

    Your search query also plays a part in the results returned, for instance "restaurants near me" will return very localized results.

    Tools generally do not log in to a Google account, have a mechanism for searching from different IP locations.

    This is especially true for Google. Google can be told to return results from approximately 100,000 locations from across the globe. Most folks do not understand how to craft such search queries, but tools are very adapt at it.

    With a tool I can get results for 100 keywords from 9 different search engines in under 20 minutes, and they are extremely accurate !

    I have better things to do with my time than to manually scrape Google and the other SE's for ranking results.

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    Thank you for the wonderful reply... Its really helpful..
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    No, It doesn't show correctly! you should check each and every keyword separately.
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    I think though you check keyword ranking with a tool. You should check it manually from different locations and without login in Google. Though keyword ranking checker tools work best but at least one-time manual check after the specific duration is more preferable.
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    I am going to share a tactic so those that don't have access to rank tracking tools can get accurate results for no cost.

    This only works from the aspect that it provides mobile results only, but then we are in a mobile first situation with Google to begin with.

    Step 1
    Install Bluestacks on your computer. Now Bluestacks is not an easy app to run. It is an Android Emulator and takes some horsepower to run. If you have problems with Bluestacks go to their tech support to get help.
    (you will need a fairly good computer with a min of 10 Gigs of memory, just my rule of thumb recommendation.)

    Step 2
    Install the Chrome App for Android in Bluestacks. Test it make sure you got it working.

    Step 3
    Install Fake GPS App for Android. Make sure you turn off your location in Chrome.

    Now you can run Fake GPS and pin your location anywhere in the world that has Cell Phone Towers. This will be the IP that is sent to Google when you do a search. I actually learned this trick a few years ago from my good friend Kazuma's children. They would change their IP address to find new pokemongo monsters. It's amazing what you can learn from kids today.

    Hope this post helps some of you overcome your search limitations.
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    The correct way to check the ranking is manual i.e. search one by one keyword. But one thing is important "Should use IP switcher when you check your ranking" Must check in private window.
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    if you have some projects then you should check ranking of the keywords manually but if you have many projects then you have use rank checking tools.
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    There are free tools (like websites or excel forms) that can check for any language or any location a few or even hundred kws at the same time.
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    Checking manually is the best way to find out keyword ranking.

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    Thank you all of you, for your valuable feedback.
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    there are many best tool for checking keywords rank, you should choose tool carefully, also use manually you can check different results from both.
    check keyword ranking checker tool mention below.


    ahrefs.com
    antranks.com
    authoritylabs.com
    cognitiveseo.com
    getstat.com
    relgrowth.com
    semrush.com
    seranking.com
    serpstat.com
    spyserp.com
    moz.com
    webceo.com
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    There lots of tools.
    Some are paid one, and some are free.
    But they all lack one significant factor, and that is they do not update keyword raking daily.
    So I use only Google webmaster to check the keyword ranking.
    It is 100% accurate and always shows the real-time data.


    To check the keywords ranking simply go to the webmaster.
    And sort through the latest date to check keyword ranking of that date and then click on position option.
    BOOM, Now you can see your latest rankings.

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    Originally Posted by vimalc98
    To check the keywords ranking simply go to the webmaster.
    And sort through the latest date to check keyword ranking of that date and then click on position option.
    BOOM, Now you can see your latest rankings.
    No you are mistaken, it is not as accurate as you think.
    Google Search Console is an average of your rankings from across all platforms of Google.
    The data is always 48 hrs behind.
    Last edited by KnowOneSpecial; Nov 1st, 2018 at 09:49 AM.
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    In my opinion, Manual checking process is only good, if we take few precautions first, like changing IP, remove cache, logout gmail account etc but paid tools like ahref, semrush, moz etc are awesome. They provide more accurate, reliable and quick results.

    The best part of these tools are that they are fast, If you have several sites, these tools will provide you updated ranking within 5 minutes.

    In case of free tools, only few tools are reliable and accurate. “Smallseotools” is reliable tool.
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