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How exactly is the competition metric being calculated in the Google Adwords Keyword Planner?

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The Low, Medium and High goes by number of 0.01 - 1, but what is the scale when it changes from low to medium and from medium to high?

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@Uvis U;

This is not a linear scale, and many assume,  but a relative one, and Google does not disclose the distribution model it uses to calculate the level of competition.

So I would say it's more of an indicative metric than a precise value.

 

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@Uvis U;

This is not a linear scale, and many assume,  but a relative one, and Google does not disclose the distribution model it uses to calculate the level of competition.

So I would say it's more of an indicative metric than a precise value.

 

Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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So my research was right.
Thanks @MosheTLV