word showed the same search volume (while in the past we could see different volumes for each). Advertising Continue reading below Then in August there was another big change. AdWords began showing search volume ranges , not specific numbers, for queries in accounts with low AdWords monthly spend. And the ranges were quite large
Most advertisers will see search volume data in Keyword Planner as usual. Advertisers with lower monthly spend may see a limited view of data in the Keyword Planner. For example targeted email list searches column. Additionally, other advertisers may trigger the limited display of data by reaching a limit on the number of searches of search volume data.
The community was far from thrilled with the changes: adwords- community-response Yes, Keyword Planner is for advertisers. And yes, many SEOs rely on data from , but this was a tool that many still referenced. The real problem here is not the fact that we have less access to data. This is how we can adapt and ultimately progress beyond this search volume metric, especially when it may not be the best indicator of opportunity (and it could very well disappear for good in the future).