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How to use SEMRush for Keyword Research

There are 4 primary methods to use SEMrush to do Keyword Research:

  • Query SEMRush’s keyword database
    • See search phrases, volumes, and estimated CPC
    • See Questions
    • View broad, phrase, and exact match
  • Competitor Research
    • What organic keywords do your competitors rank for
    • What paid keywords are they buying

How Big Is the SEMRush Database?

In 2019, the Semrush database contained over:

  • 142 geographic databases
  • 21,1 Billion keyphrases
  • 808 million websites and domains
  • 500 TB of raw website traffic data for 190 countries and regions
  • Over 43 trillion backlinks
  • And 1 billion Google Ads