- how many "competing pages" are too many?
- What an acceptable "allintitle"/"allinurl" competition value is?
- What the maximum "page-rank" of your competition on page 1 should be?
- etc, etc, etc?
I was going to put a post in here to debunk some of the myths and misconceptions around this, but it ended up a 28page report with plenty of pictures, case-studies etc. So, I made it a free, downloadable PDF:
if you're doing keyword and competition research, and you're looking for answers to the questions above, then check it out here:
allintitle, allinurl, allinwhatever … the RIGHT way to do competition research
and if you've got great examples, success/failure stories to share, feel free to share here so we can all learn from it