As you are going to make money on the Internet following Searching Engines Optimization methods and writing articles there are some issues you have to think about. Particularly when you want your article to be on the first page on Google you have to see some factors before.
So it is good your keyword to has more than 1000 searches because this means there is an interesting about this keyword. But you have to identify the strength of competition too. This means that if the competition is very high it is not make sense to make an article with this keyword.
Also if the competition is low you have to check the number of back links of the first ten web pages of Google. And you have to check only the first ten web pages because only ten web pages included on the first search page results of Google. In order your article to be on first page on Google it has to be one of ten web pages of Google. The number of the back links to your article has to be bigger than at least one of these web pages.
Doing all these changes to your article to achieve a position on the first page of Google you have to take care your article to be unique. Also the back links to your article and the external links from your article are important.
At all factors specified above there is not only the number of back links or the external links from your article that counts. Relevance of all these web ages connected regards your keyword is very important too.
There are some programs to help you save your time working this procedure. Many of them working the process underground and you are doing something else until they will be ready to show you the results. Also they check the availability of these keywords to be used as web sites domains.