How to build a semantic core quickly?

Build a complete semantic core from scratch or enhance an existing one. Crawl your competitors' semantic core and analyze keywords by 5 parameters to select the most relevant ones in a few clicks.

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Collect the basic semantic core

Achieve this by analyzing competitor domains and selecting the most effective keywords from their semantic cores. Enter a competitor's domain in the keywords section or select keywords based on marker keywords.

Get a list of keywords with difficulty, rank, frequency, traffic, cost, PPC competition, and number of SERPs.

Find related search queries

Expand the list of keywords for the semantic core by selecting related keywords for the main types of products or services on your site. Serpstat's unique Related keywords tool allows you to collect all search queries that are semantically related to the desired keyword.
Analyze the resulting list of related keywords in terms of difficulty, frequency, PPC competition, cost, and link strength, selecting relevant to your project.
Enter a keyword in Serpstat's search bar and click search.
Go to the SEO Analysis - Related Keywords section in the toolbar on the left.

Add search suggestions

Expand the semantic core by adding Search suggestions: these are the suggestions the search engine shows when you start entering the keyword.

Serpstat collects the keywords for this report in real time, so you can always get up-to-date data on audience search queries in your niche.

In addition, you can add Search questions to the semantic core (keywords in the interrogative form that users search).

Compare site semantic core with closest competitors

In addition, you can check the competitors' unique semantic core in order to select usable keywords.
Find a semantic core that your competitors are using effectively. Go to the Domain vs Domain section, enter the domains.
In the Euler circles graph, click on the part where the competitors' sites intersect. Find out what your site is missing in terms of keywords and topics.
In the list, you can navigate the competitors' semantic core and identify terms that your site still lacks. Analyze it in terms of frequency, rank, PPC competition and cost to select effective keywords.

Tasks that can be solved by building a semantic core with Serpstat

Collection of related search queries, search suggestions and search questions, as well as the identification of keyword variations to expand the semantic core
Search for the most relevant competitors and top pages by number of keywords in the Google top-100 to determine the best-selling competitors' products and services
Analysis of your site's semantic core efficiency, as well as of your competitors'
Compare two or three domains for common and unique semantic core in order to incorporate the missing semantics into your project
Evaluation of the keywords efficiency in terms of cost, visibility, traffic and competition
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Evaluate the site's existing semantic core for effectiveness, collect competitors' semantic core, and expand it with search suggestions and search questions. Bring your site to the top SERPs by adding popular keywords to the semantic core.

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Collect the semantic core of the site quickly

FAQ. Common questions about collecting a semantic core

1. How to create a semantic core?

To create a semantic core online, you should use a specialized SEO tool, for example, Serpstat. Follow these 4 methods:

Method 1. Compile a semantic core based on the semantics of competitors.

This method will be useful if you still don’t have any semantics at all and want to use your competitors as an example, or if you need to expand the semantics with additional keywords.

  • Enter your domain or a competitor's domain into Serpstat's search bar, click Search, then switch to the SEO analysis tool.
  • Go to the Competitors section and click on each domain from the list to view its semantics.
  • Analyze the missing search terms in terms of rank, frequency, cost, competition in PPC.

Choose only effective keywords and integrate them into your project.

Method 2. Collect a semantic core based on search suggestions, questions, and related keywords.

This method will be useful if the project you are working on is an online store, you have the main categories of products and services, and the task is to expand the core based on them.

You will receive detailed lists of keywords that are semantically related to the search query. Choose the most relevant ones from the lists based on difficulty, frequency, cost and competition.

Method 3. Semantic core based on keywords from competitors’ PPC.

This method is suitable for finding highly relevant keywords and launching PPC campaigns.

  • Enter a keyword in the search bar, run the search, then switch to the Keyword Analysis section.
  • Select the PPC Analysis — Keywords section, analyze keywords by difficulty, rank, frequency, cost, competition, number of ads and number of pages to choose for your project.

Method 4. Order a semantic core in an agency or on a freelance exchange.

This method is suitable if it is not possible to collect the semantic core on your own. Look for a freelancer on freelancehunt or kwork platform.

2. How to collect a semantic core quickly?

Quick creation of the site’s semantic core is possible with the Serpstat SEO tool. The easiest way is based on the semantic core of competitors.

  • Enter the competitor's domain in the search bar and run the search.
  • In the summary report, switch to the Keywords for SEO section, filter by cost, frequency, traffic, and others, then upload keywords in your preferred format.

The whole process will take no more than 3-5 minutes.

3. What online tool to use to create a semantic core?

There are a large number of tools for collecting the semantic core. Serpstat allows you to solve most SEO and PPC tasks and in particular, collecting a semantic core can be done in just a few minutes. You can try the tool for free after signing up. Access to advanced features is only $69 per month.

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