Are Proxies Needed for Long Tail Pro?

I have received lots of questions about Long Tail Pro in regards to whether or not proxy IPs are needed to run the software.  The answer is that it depends.  I personally do not need proxies, but let me explain why.

Without proxies, you will generally be able to:

  • generate multiple keywords at once
  • pull keywords from Google Hot Trends
  • Get top keywords from Spyfu
  • Automatically check for Exact Match Domains
  • Filter keyword results
  • Do a full competitor analysis on the top 10 Google results
  • Use the Rank Checker to see where your website ranks in Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

The one function that really should be done with proxies is the “Auto Keyword Analysis”. This function checks:

  • Number of Google Results
  • All in Anchor
  • Number of All in Title competition
  • All in URL

So, if you absolutely MUST see this analysis, please be aware that you should be using proxy IPs.  However, to be honest, I NEVER look at this type of analysis because I believe the data does not really tell you if a keyword is worth targeting.

So, if you truly want to see the All in Title numbers, etc AND you don’t have proxy IPs to use; then maybe this software is not for you.  However, I am here to tell you that I have NEVER looked at the All in Title, Google competition, etc to determine whether or not to pursue a keyword.  That may not mean anything to you, but I am making more from my niche websites now than I have ever made at any job in my entire life.

So what do I look at to choose a keyword?  Well, if you have been following my blog you will know!  You can check out my archives to see what I look at.  In particular, you can check out this post where I show step by step how I analyze the competition.

Some of the factors I discussed in that post to look at when judging the top 10 competitors in Google is this:

  • Pagerank (only important to a certain extent)
  • Number of backlinks to site and the resulting page
  • Keywords in the Title
  • Keywords in the domain
  • Root domain or sub-directory page (root domain is stronger)

In a nutshell, looking at the top 10 competitors is the single most important thing you can do to determine whether or not to go after a keyword.  All the other data is just noise, and I recommend you not to look at it.  Long Tail Pro has a “Competitor Analysis” tab that is specifically tailored to help you look at the factors that actually matter.  You don’t need proxies to use this.

In conclusion, proxies are only required if you use the “keyword analysis” functions.  Everything else in Long Tail Pro does not require the use of Proxies.

Finally, I am offering Long Tail Pro at the initial release price for only another 24 hours.  So, if you want to get in at this price – you can get Long Tail Pro right here.

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2 Responses to “Are Proxies Needed for Long Tail Pro?”

  1. I check the “all in title” after I’ve filtered all the child keywords. Then I don’t have so many keywords to have to go through.