Paid keywords with advertisements for a given domain

Cost per row: 10.00

This call returns paid keywords associated with advertisements placed for the selected domain.

Paid keyword results are pulled from the first 5 pages of the search engine over the last month.

What do the Paid Keywords show us?

The total amount of paid keywords ranking for a domain in the Searchmetrics database provides us an overview of the domain's advertising coverage. Comparing thematically similar websites or competitors allows users to assess the penetration of the potential in the market.

When analyzed in combination with with organic results, the number of paid keywords provides an interesting insight in to the competitor's SEO strategy and the keywords that the competitor chooses to optimize vs. advertise.

Parameter description


countrycode (required)A two letter country code as specified in ISO 3166-1

Format: US, GB, DE etc.
url (required)Either a domain or subdomain

Format: domain.tld, subdomain.domain.tld
limit (optional)Limit for the number of result rows
Permitted values are 10, 25, 50, 100, 250
Default is 10.

Format: integer
offset (optional)Offset for result set
Must be a multiple of allowed values for the parameter ""limit""
Default is 0.

Format: integer


HTTP Request:

    "keyword": "buell parts",
    "position": 6,
    "page": 1,
    "traffic_monthly": 4,
    "cpc": 0.34,
    "competition": 77,
    "search_volume_monthly": 1540,
    "adbudget_monthly": 1.36

Result Description

keywordKeyword for which the data is returned.
positionKeyword position in Google's paid search
traffic_monthlyEstimation of monthly traffic based on search volume and position
cpcEstimated CPC in AdWords for the specific keyword.
competitionAn indicator for the advertising competition on the keyword. The higher it is the stronger is the competition. Minimum is 0, maximum is 100.
search_volume_monthlyCurrent monthly search volume in Google.
adbudget_monthlyMonthly Google AdWords ad budget that is spent on the keyword.