In the articles below we will explain how to use our Keyword Explorer tool in order to find the most relevant and profitable keywords for your business. Please follow these steps to start using our Keyword Explorer tool. Let’s get started:

  1. Open this URL (

  2. Go to the Keyword Explorer page ( ) or just simply tap on the "Sign In" button on the home page if you already have an account, then pick the "Keyword Explorer" option in the main dashboard of the app.

    This is a home screen of seobase to login.

  3. Enter a keyword in the Search by Keyword tab or domain in the Search by Domain tab, and select your country and language.

  4. Click on the "Explore" button or hit the "Enter" button on your keyboard to see the results of the keywords analysis. It might take up to 5 minutes to see the overview page results.

  5. When the report is done, the "Overview Page" will be opened automatically.

  6. Select the analysis according to your preference by choosing from the drop-down list and the “subdomains” checkbox, on the overview page.

This is an overview screen of seobase Keyword Explorer.

Overview of Keyword Explorer Results

The Keyword Explorer results overview page will display the results of the keyword analysis for the specific keyword. You will see the following information:

  • List of keywords related to the main keyword you’ve chosen to perform keyword research for;

  • Volume Trend that shows search trend for the specific keyword for the past 12 months;

  • Average search volume that shows monthly average search volume for the past 12 months;

  • Cost per click (CPC) is an average cost per click that advertisers pay in Google Ads results;

  • Pay per click (PPC) is an estimated value of competition in paid search, the higher the value is the more competitive the keyword is;

  • Keyword Difficulty (KD) is an estimated value of competition in organic search results in Google. The higher the value is the more difficult it is to rank for this keyword in SERP.

Showing Different Search Results

In order to see more keyword results based on a different search intent you can switch between Related Keywords, Ideas, and Suggestions that will show various related keyword phrases:

  • Related keywords - these are the keyword ideas related to the main keywords sorted by their relevance.

  • Ideas - these are the search queries relevant to the product or service categories of your keyword.

  • Suggestions - these are search queries that contain your keyword.

This image shows different options to generate keywords.

Export Your Keywords

If you want to export your keyword(s) to a CSV file, simply check the keywords of your choice or click on a checkbox next to the All Keywords column and then tap on the Export CSV button at the bottom of the screen. This will download the file with selected keywords.

This screen shows how to export your keywords in seobase Keyword Explorer.

Add Keywords to the List

If you would like to add another keyword(s) to the keywords list to further usage simply select desired keywords and press the button Add to List.

This screen shows how to add keywords to the list in seobase Keyword Explorer.

Once you tap on the Add to List button a new pop-up will appear where you can either add your selected keywords to an existing list or create a new one.

Displaying Keyword Difficulty

The Keyword Difficulty section shows you in detail how difficult it is to rank for a specific keyword in organic Google SERP results. It also shows you a detailed breakdown of scores so that you can better understand our score scales.

Search Volume and Trends

The Search Volume feature of Keyword Explorer shows you the average monthly searches for a selected keyword for the past 12 months. The Trends tab shows the relative popularity of the keywords according to Google Trends data for the past 12 months.

SERP Checker and SERP Analysis

In the SERP Checker feature of the Keyword Explorer tool, you can see the top Google SERP results for a selected keyword. If you press the Refresh button those results will be refreshed to reflect the latest data. Press Load more results if you want to see more SERP results for the selected keyword.

This screen shows the top SERP results for a selected keywords.

If you tap on the Analyse SERPs button, it will open a new tab in your browser displaying detailed SERP results in the SERP Checker window.

This screen shows overview of SERP results for a selected keyword.

Displaying History Items

If you click on the clock icon next to the explore button it will open up a new popup window with all the History items of your keyword research.

Select a specific item in the list you wish to view the history of keyword research for. If you press the Clear History button it will erase all of your past data, so use it sparingly.

This screen shows history items in SERPs.

What’s Included In Your seobase Plan

Purchase the seobase yearly plan instead of the monthly plan and save up to 2 months.

You can cancel your plan anytime you want. Seobase offers you 3 main SEO plans & pricing as follows:


Premium (Best Value)


Standard package for multiple sites, including basic customer support.

Advanced tools with higher volumes and prioritized customer support.

Our full suite of features for up to 300 sites and premium customer support.

5 tracked websites

50 tracked keywords

100 SERPs / 24 hrs

100 keyword lookups / 24 hrs

25 results per lookup

25 results per domain-lookup

10 site Audits/month

200 pages crawled per audit

5 saved audits in history

2 users


50 tracked websites

500 tracked keywords

500 SERPs / 24 hrs

500 keyword lookups / 24 hrs

50 results per lookup

50 results per domain-lookup

30 site Audits/month

800 pages crawled per audit

30 saved audits in history

5 users


Premium Support

300 tracked websites

3000 tracked keywords

1200 SERPs / 24 hrs

1000 keyword lookups / 24 hrs

100 results per lookup

100 results per domain-lookup

50 site Audits/month

1000 pages crawled per audit

100 saved audits in history

30 users


Premium Support

You can get a 10-day free trial with access for seobase SEO tools to try the entire seobase SEO toolset. Cancel anytime. For more information; check the pricing page:

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