Following rankings isn’t as obvious as it used to be any longer. So are ranking tools still helpful for SEO?
Are rankings even important anymore?
This has been a seething discussion among people for decades. As the significant web indexes started giving outcomes that fluctuated dependent on what your identity is, SEO experts have contemplated whether the rankings you see are really the rankings you get. And afterward, there’s the ever-changing design of the SERPs.
When you take a gander at a SERP, what do you think about the top outcome?
Is it the Shopping results?
Is it the outcome in the maps?
Shouldn’t something be said about the Knowledge Panel?
The meaning of the top outcome isn’t obvious nowadays. Following rankings isn’t obvious, as a rule. The variety in the SERP design makes it difficult to know what the genuine top position is without investigation.
A significant number of the tools that track rankings have settings to comprehend the pieces of each SERP that show up under a particular question. Yet, that being said, following rankings isn’t as simple as taking a gander at a straightforward outline any longer. Rankings, be that as it may, are as yet critical to follow. Indeed, even with the multiplication of customized results, narratively I can say that the SERPs for most of questions seem static. That implies a great many people are seeing similar outcomes you see when they use a tool for a query. So you can follow rankings in most inquiries.
Rankings should seldom be a key execution pointer for SEO. However, really as often as possible, they are. Numerous clients come to us with stress on rankings. The overarching thought is, on the off chance that I could simply rank for [a keyword], the entirety of my SEO inconveniences will be finished.
But this is not the situation. Truth be told, much of the time, we’ve seen rankings for specific catchphrases acquire futile traffic that never brings results.
Keyword research is very important for tracking rankings. Before, rankings were something that SEO experts indicated their customers in light of the fact that, to be honest, it was simple for them to comprehend and demonstrated the advancement that was being made. Today, showing the importance of ranking a particular keyword is totally pointless without going further and breaking down the traffic that is created by the ranking. It’s hard to track consumer journeys that pour in from a particular keyword.
Nonetheless, by seeing how your organic traffic is pouring over, you can make to some degree exact assessments of how rankings are influencing the business. Ranking tools can’t precisely give information on the conversions that occur from explicit keyword searches.
Your most important SEO tool is your mind, your ability to think, to put yourself in the consumers’ shoes. You should be able to assess how changes in rankings on the SERPs influence your traffic and conversions.
So, going back to our original question, are SEO ranking tools relevant?
Well, to be honest the answer is, YES!
But any tool used without intelligence will not bring results. The most important tool is our brain and if we think logically the main magic happens on the website and not on the SERPs.