Only 0.0008% of keywords get over 100,000 monthly searches. DesignRush introduces essential SEO keyword research strategies to help businesses stand out online in 2023.


Ahrefs reveals that only 0.0008% of keywords garner over 100,000 monthly searches, while 94.74% receive only 10 or fewer. This underscores the critical importance of thorough keyword research before creating content or launching any marketing campaign.

DesignRush, a B2B marketplace connecting businesses with agencies, shares the latest tips for finding high-value SEO keywords that can make any content stand out in 2023:

  • Generate and refine your keyword ideas using online tools and platforms
  • Consider important keyword metrics beyond just search volume
  • Learn how to place your keywords within your content strategically
  • Avoid common keyword mistakes that can negatively impact your SEO

Read the full guide here.

DesignRush also released a list of the top SEO companies to help businesses employ effective keyword research to increase their website traffic and online visibility.

The top SEO agencies in February are:

1. Confluence Local Marketing -
Expertise: SEO, Social Media Marketing, Reputation Management and more

2. Danco Vision -
Expertise: Web Design, SEO, Performance Marketing and more

3. Vazoola -
Expertise: Link Building, SEO, Analytics & Reporting and more

4. Prolific Zone -
Expertise: Amazon PPC, Branding & Strategy, SEO and more

5. Vision Cue Media -
Expertise: Web Design, SEO, Content Marketing and more

6. Websites 4 Small Business -
Expertise: SEO, Website Audit, Web Design and more

7. Lingows Media -
Expertise: Digital Marketing, Web Design, SEO and more

8. Logicsofts -
Expertise: Graphic Design, SEO, Digital Marketing and more

9. S&G Studios -
Expertise: SEO, Branding, Web Design and more

10. Digital Broiler -
Expertise: Social Media Management, Web Design, SEO and more

11. Ernst Media -
Expertise: PPC, SEO, Social Media Marketing and more

12. 1UP Digital Marketing -
Expertise: Digital Marketing, Email Marketing, SEO and more

13. Attrock -
Expertise: Content Marketing, SEO, Influencer Marketing and more

14. The Write Difference -
Expertise: SEO, Blog Strategy, Article Writing and more

15. Killer Copywriting -
Expertise: Blog Writing, Email Marketing, SEO and more

16. Standard American Web -
Expertise: Web Design, SEO, Branding and more

17. Rankwisely -
Expertise: SEO, Keyword Research, Link Building and more

18. WebX Branding -
Expertise: Branding, SEO, Web Design and more

19. Cubic IT Consulting -
Expertise: PPC, Web Development, SEO and more

20. Techweb Solutions -
Expertise: Web Development, SEO, Digital Marketing and more

21. Optimized Marketing -
Expertise: SEO, PPC, Web Design and more

22. Ireland Online -
Expertise: Web Design, SEO, Web Maintenance and more

23. Digital Velocity -
Expertise: SEO, Social Media Marketing, Web Design and more

24. Saluda Digital -
Expertise: Digital Marketing, PPC, SEO and more

25. Chris Yates Web Design -
Expertise: SEO, Web Design, Google Ads and more

26. Propelled It -
Expertise: Brand Strategy, SEO, Web Design and more

27. Social Dental Now -
Expertise: Dental SEO, Google Ads, Local Dental Digital Marketing and more

28. Best Fit Digital -
Expertise: SEO, PPC, Social Media Marketing and more

29. CrawlxMedia -
Expertise: Content Marketing, SEO, Email Marketing and more

30. Seonza -
Expertise: SEO, Email Marketing, Content Marketing and more

31. Smallwave Marketing -
Expertise: Copywriting, Graphic Design, SEO and more

32. JRJ Consulting -
Expertise: SEO, Web Design, Digital Strategy and more

Brands can explore the top SEO agencies by location, size, average hourly rate and portfolio on DesignRush.

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