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Check a competitor's SERP history?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by reallife, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. reallife

    reallife Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Is there a free tool that can look at a site and show historical SERP information for it?
     
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    I don't really think that would be possible unless you track them yourself (why would anyone keep records of every sites history).
     
  3. reallife

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    Don't know why anyone would, but then again, why would anyone keep copies of every website in existence (archive.org) ?
     
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    I wondered about this too, would be kind of awesome..
     
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    what exactly do you mean by checking historical information ??

    You can scrape all the details for a competition...
     
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    For example, all of a sudden dogtrainingtips.com shows up one day at #1 for dog training. I'd like to look back and see "where the site came from" - in other words, what rank was it last week, two weeks ago, a month ago?
     
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    Thanks - I'd looked at them, but there doesn't seem to be a way to know if the keyword I'm interested in is on their list - and paying for a month just hoping it's there, in order to check out one site, seemed a bit steep before asking if anyone had other suggestions.
     
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  11. reallife

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    Semrush gives you a decent nit of historical info. So does ahrefs, but both are better with a paid subscription.
     
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    It is for me useful as well , great thread!
     
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    I am also seeking for this type of tool.
     
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    For details and accuracy, I rely upon Market Samurai (because I don't like monthly subscriptions). Sometimes I'll look using SeoQuake for a quick idea.

    SeoQuake is a handy little Firefox plugin that provides an info bar across the top of every website I visit. On a SERP, every result has an abbreviated metrics list. Clicking on Density in the toolbar will provide a basic keyword list. Selecting Page Info will provide a more detailed overview of the site.

    It isn't a replacement for Semrush or Traffic Travis, but is very useful for a free tool. The linked site has several videos you may wish to review. They have just come out with versions for Opera and Safari, but those are currently in beta.
     
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