What is KWFinder-Long Tail Keyword Tool Tutorial

KWFinderIt is used to determine the best long-tail keyword tool for high search volume and low competition. It is also a good alternative tool for Google Keyword Planner.

What is KWFinder-Long Tail Keyword Tool Tutorial

KWFinder guide

This KWFinder guide helps you make the most of keyword research, familiarize yourself with the basics of the tool, all important indicators, and recently launched features


Using the KWFinder keyword research tool, you can find hundreds of keywords with lower SEO difficulty.

Since 2014, KWFinder has become one of the most popular keyword tools on the market, known for its ease of use, friendly user interface and accuracy of keyword difficulty.

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Search by keyword

Assuming your website niche is about coffee machines, you can start with the keyword: coffee machines.

Just enter keywords into Search by KeywordIn the search form of, select the location and click the green button Find keywords That's it.

kwfinder landing page
If you are operating a local business or targeting a specific geographic area, you need to specify the location and language. KWFinder can select 50,000 locations and 40 languages. Different geographic locations will have different results, so it’s best to target the geographic location of your website’s audience.

According to one of the following three data sources, you can see up to 700 keyword suggestions:

  1. Related keywords (Related keywords (default option))
  2. Autocomplete
  3. Questions
KWFinder-Search by keyword data source

Related keywords are based on the KWFinder database, while "Autocomplete-Autocomplete" and "Questions-Questions" are based onGoogle Suggested Algorithm The generated keyword ideas.

Search by domain name

If you want to get a competitor’s ranking keywords, use " Search by Domain "Function, you can use this function to see what keywords your competitors are using to bring about website visits.

  1. Switch toSearch by Domain
  2. Enter the competitor’s domain/URL
  3. Choose one of 18 locations
  4. Click the green arrow
KWFinder search by domain name

Enter the domain name you want to query below and see the result:

Switch between natural and paid keywords

Organic keywords are keywords that a website ranks in organic search results, and paid keywords are keywords that a website displays in Google Ads results.

Choose kwfinder natural and paid keywords

Competitor and location recommendations

Based on the entered keywords and geographic location, KWFinder will show possible competitors. Moreover, according to a competitor, KWFinder will find other related competitors.

kwfinder competitor recommendations

Keyword Index

Keyword metrics are shown in the table on the left.

kwfinder keyword indicator

Depending on the type of research (by keyword or domain name), you will see the following indicators:

Trend (Search by keyword) -Search volume trends in the last 12 months.

Pos (Search by domain name) -The highest ranking of the website in the SERP.

Pos (Search by domain name)-The highest ranking of the website in the SERP

Search -Average monthly search volume in the last 12 months (exact match)

EV (Search by domain name) -According to SERP ranking, its estimated CTR and search volume estimated monthly visits

CPC – Estimated average cost-per-click for keywords in PPC ads

PPC – PPC advertising competition level (minimum = 0; maximum = 100)

KD-Keyword difficulty of keywords based on the URL on the first Google SERP and its Link Profile Strength (LPS) (minimum = 0; maximum = 100)

Use in the tooltooltipsYou can view a brief definition of each indicator.

Keyword difficulty

Keyword difficulty or SEO difficulty estimation: The difficulty of ranking on the first SERP when optimizing keywords, ranging from 0 to 100.

How to calculate keyword difficulty:

  1. First, calculate the overall link file strength (LPS) of each URL on the first Google SERP. It is based on the widely used Moz metrics (domain name and page authority) and Majestic metrics (reference flow, trust flow).
  1. After obtaining the LPS value, both the highly authorized URL and the low authorized URL are considered in the first SERP to calculate the Keyword Difficulty (KD). This is because the lower authority can be higher than the others.

Keyword difficulty cache

Get the keyword difficulty by clicking on the keyword row. Generally, data can be cached for up to 30 days.

For keywords that no one clicks within 30 days, the score will be stored for a longer period of time.

Hover the mouse over the KD value to see the exact date of the last update.

kwfinder keyword difficulty value

Enter keywords below to compare with the above:

Keywords with no cached keyword difficulty

You will find many keywords without any KD value, which means that no one has clicked on these keywords. This may be an opportunity because previous KWFinder users have not analyzed them.

Just click the magnifying glass to get the latest KD value.

Search volume and trends

Use KWFinder to find the exact search volume of keywords. Some of them will be different from the data seen in Google Keyword Planner. This is because KWFinder contains closely related variant keywords.

Since Google will continue to aggregate search volume, it may not be feasible in all cases.

Historical search volume and trends

The upper part of the right screen displays 2 trend graphs:

Monthly Search Volumes– Historical search volume since 2015 (depending on keywords).

kwfinder historical search volume

Interest Over Time -Google Trends data from 2004 (depending on keywords)

kwfinder google trends table

SERP indicators

SERP analysis is an essential part of keyword research and is used to determine:

  1. Did you choose the right keywords in terms of search intent
  2. Can you surpass SERP competitors

SERP indicators are located in the lower right part:

kwfinder serp data and indicators

Google SERP-The selected keywords are on the first page of Google search results.

DA (Domain Authority)-Predict the ranking of this domain name in the SERP compared to other domain names. Scale: 0-100 (developed by Moz).

PA (Page Authority)-Predict the ranking of a specific page in the SERP (compared to other pages). Scale: 0-100 (developed by Moz).

CF (Citation Flow)-Predict the influence of URLs based on the number of backlinks. Scale: 0-100 (developed by Majestic).

TF (Trust Flow)-predicts the influence of URLs based on the quality of backlinks. This indicates that backlinks from trustworthy websites will increase trust flow, while backlinks from suspicious websites will lower the score. Scale: 0-100 (developed by Majestic).

Links – The number of external authorized delivery links pointing to the URL.

FB -The number of Facebook shares of the URL.

LPS – It estimates the difficulty of ranking in that particular position. The higher the value, the more difficult it is to compete with the URL (minimum = 0; maximum = 100).

EV -Estimated monthly visits to SERP positions.

For advanced local Google SERP analysis based on more than 45 SEO indicators, useSERPChecker.

SERP data cache

Similar to Keyword Difficulty, SERP data can be cached for up to 30 days.

The exact date when the data was obtained is shown above the SERP table.

You can get new SERP data to get the latest search results.

kwfinder serp data cache

Advanced functions in SERP forms

Click on three dotsButton with:

Advanced functions of kwfinder serp form


Filter the results to narrow the scope of the research to find the most profitable website keywords.

Eliminate low-traffic keywords by setting the minimum search volume and maximum keyword difficulty, so that when searching for long-tail keywords, a batch of keywords with the best combination will be found.

When you click filter, you can use a variety of conditions and combinations to filter.

kwfinder filter results

Keyword list

The keyword list is used to save the terminology of the plan optimization, so that the research is organized.

Create a checklist

Select keywords and click "Add to list" To create a new list or update an existing list.

Create kwfinder keyword list

If there are already keywords in the list, you will see a yellow star next to them.

In the modal window, select Create new list or Add to list , You can also add keywords to the list by clicking the gray asterisk.

Add keyword list in kwfinder

Open list

Click on the left side of the top menu bar Lists Can access all keyword lists.

Click to open the list, download or delete it.

kwfinder keyword list management

Edit list

Open the list, you can perform the following operations:

  1. Delete the keyword by selecting the keyword and then clicking the Remove button.
  2. Export the list of lists to a CSV file.
  3. Rename or delete.
How to edit the keyword list in kwfinder

Import keywords in bulk

You can import your own keyword list into KWFinder in many ways

  • Write keywords as separate tags
  • Upload your TXT or CSV file
  • Drag and drop files
Import keywords in bulk

How many keywords can be imported?

  • Basic plan: Import 200 keywords 100 times a day = 20,000 keywords
  • Premium plan:  Import 700 keywords 500 times a day = 350,000 keywords
  • Agency plan:  Import 700 keywords per day (1200 times per day) = 840,000 keywords

Export results

There are two ways:

  • Suggestions form
  • keyword lists

Export from keyword table

Select keywords, click Export, and then choose one of them:

How to export keywords from kwfinder

Export from keyword list

Open the Keyword lists menu in the list in the navigation bar at the top of the App, find the list list, and click the Export icon. After opening the list, you can also export keywords from the list.


Hold "Shift + /" or click the keyboard icon on the right side of the top menu bar.

kwfinder convenient operation

A model window will appear, which contains all shortcuts and descriptions of their functions, some of which are as follows:

kwfinder convenient operation overview

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