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Competitor Analysis

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by PeaceLoveSubmission1, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    I need to do some in depth competitor Analysis for a client so I would like to ask you guys some questions.

    What do you guys do for competitor analysis?
    Is there any specific tools or services you use?
    Any other tips, thoughts or suggestions?

    Really appreciate it guys :D
     
  2. katona44

    katona44 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I really like Market Samurai, you can easily analyze competition with it :)
     
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  3. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Is Market samurai able to to analyse the backlinks including anchor text?
     
  4. Gozpy

    Gozpy Regular Member

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    SEMRush
     
  5. affarmy

    affarmy Regular Member

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    I like to manually look at the competition with some assistance from tools- phase one: onpage content and structure et al, then phase two with backlink profiles. With tools such as MS and ahrefs, they are just TOOLS to help process info- but unless you trust ahrefs or MS as being adept as google (I don't), you need to look at what GOOGLE shows you..ie the links, links to THOSE links, etc. Example: ahrefs doesn't show most web 2.0 sites..just regular domains/sites. Do you think yelp, insider pages, reddit etc can help with rankings? I do too..
    Link profiles, anchors, ip diversity, all play and are huge when you look at what your serp is about.

    Many serps are very different (examine make money online versus auto insurance, weight loss etc), and now with google using machine learning you are going to find seo harder and harder, as we all need to mimic the natural progression of linking more efficiently.
     
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  6. nivonuke

    nivonuke Junior Member

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    SEOMoz for their Link Analysis
    SEMRush for the keywords
    Hootesuite to analyze all of their social networking flow (does anyone have anything else for social media competition analysis?)
     
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  7. eterna

    eterna Registered Member

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    A tool I'm using searchmetrics.com/en/essentials
     
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  8. markhenry121

    markhenry121 Elite Member

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    Market Samurai is good one but i will suggest check manual using SEO quake Tool then check top10 website.
     
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  9. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Thanks for the replys will give all of those a try
     
  10. Th3T3chGuy

    Th3T3chGuy Senior Member

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  11. bellaswan

    bellaswan Newbie

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    I like manually analysis for this and the best tool for the competitor analysis opensiteexplorer .org, you can also follow this for the analysis of any site.
     
  12. seomax

    seomax Newbie

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    For link analysis Majestic seo or Seo spyglass. There is a program called seo decompiler that is software like spyglass but allows you to analyze up to 10 sites at a time.
     
  13. jinsandy

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    this is a long shot:
    anyone has competitor tools for display ads by how much $$ they spend?
     
  14. ssd1234

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    SEmRush..If you cant afford it go to Fiverr and buy it. Its totally worth it
     
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