SEMrush SEO Writing Assistant

Description

The SEMrush SEO Writing Assistant provides instant recommendations for content optimization based on the qualities of Google’s top 10-ranking pages for your given keywords in a given location. Content professionals, bloggers and marketing experts can check if their texts or the texts of external writers meet various content-quality requirements in just a few clicks.

Features

  • Overall score – checks the article’s general quality calculated according to metrics such as readability, text length, and target keywords.
  • Readability score – evaluates your text’s difficulty based on the recommended Flesch-Kincaid reading-ease score. You will get recommendations for sentences and words that need improvement.
  • Target keywords – shows recommendations regarding the given keywords, their volume and their difficulty.
  • Recommended keywords – shows semantically related keywords, that should also be added to your text.
  • Plagiarism – validate that your writer has submitted original content.
  • Linking – check your links for possible errors and problems.

How it works?

  1. Connect or register a SEMrush account for free.
  2. Set your target keywords to get recommendations for your content.
  3. Select a target location and device (desktop or mobile).
  4. Create an SEO content template.

Is it free?

In order to run the SEO Writing Assistant, you will need a SEMrush account to create an SEO content template. With a free account, you can create one template. Paid accounts have different keyword budgets depending on the subscription plan.

Also, if someone (e.g., your Content Manager) has already created SEO content template and connected it to a post, anyone who has access to the post will be able to see the SEO Writing Assistant interface.

Technical details

Please be aware that the plugin uses a third-party code provided by the SEMrush SEO Writing Assistant tool that is not reviewed by the WordPress team. To analyze your text, the plugin will send it to SEMrush API where texts can also be stored for statistical analysis. To improve user experience, telemetry data is collected by Google Analytics.

See also

SEMrush Privacy Policy
SEMrush Terms and Conditions

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Installation

  1. Upload semrush-seo-writing-assistant to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

Reviews

Useful, simple and powerful

I've been working on the Web for many years. Making SEO has never been easy. Since I use SEMrush, analyze, create strategies and, in general, work, it has become much simpler, faster because it is a powerful, professional and necessary tool. Highly recommended!

I like it

This plugin integrates with my own SEMrush account, and provides some different information than what's available with the Yoast SEO plugin. Pretty good!

Great tool

I use it in addition to Yoast. Plagiarism check and suggested keywords are awesome.

Excellent plugin

Big semrush fan, even if their pricing plan is sky high 🙂 Excellent plugin, very nice onsite help. Thanks

Works Great

If you're familiar with SEMrush's SEO Content Template, then this should be very familiar. Gotta have an account though, but if you're doing any sort of serious SEO, and SEMrush account is a must!

Works well, but must connect to your SEMrush account

This took me about 2 minutes to set up, but it does need to connect to your SEMrush account. I have a free account with them, and it worked quickly and easily for me. The overall score, readability, and words, I can get from other places (like Yoast), but I do specifically like the "Recommended Keywords" section. It's not going to help you if you don't know how to set keywords, but if you do, I think this tool can be helpful.
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