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The Best Alternatives to Answer the Public in 2023

Answer the Public is a solid tool but it's very pricey at $99/mo, especially considering that it only provides some of the longtail keywords, not all of them. Luckily there are several free alternatives, including ones that provide the full list of longtail keywords and questions for any given topic so you can effectively gain insight into what your target audience is searching for online. Google Trends Supercharged Google Trends Supercharged is the top free alternative to Answer the Public.

Google Trends FAQ

What does “interest over time” mean in Google Trends? Interest over time in Google Trends just means searches over time. Google calls it interest over time rather than searches over time because technically the graph data is normalized from 0 to 100, so it shows relative interest over time. What does "breakout" mean in Google Trends? Breakout in Google Trends means infinite growth. For example, if a keyword's search volume goes from 0 in May to 10,000 monthly searches in June, the search ter

How to See Absolute Search Volume in Google Trends

Google Trends, by default, doesn’t show absolute search volume. Below we cover why they don’t, how you can still get it, and other common questions about Google Trends search volume. How to see the number of searches in Google Trends To see the actual search volume for any keyword in Google Trends, you’ll need to install the Google Trends Supercharged Chrome extension. The extension adds a y-axis with absolute search volume numbers, rather than just normalized 0-100 values. It also shows the

The Top 8 Google Trends Alternatives in 2023

Google Trends is great but it often isn't enough. Here are 8 free alternatives to Google Trends that we use on a daily basis. When compiling this list of alternatives to Google Trends, we considered everything from data accuracy and coverage, to usability and price. We also took into account user reviews and have included the tools voted as the best overall Google Trends alternatives, including Google Ngram, Semrush, Pinterest Trends, SimilarWeb, and more. 1. Google Trends Supercharged We bui

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