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Where does SEMrush get its data?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by dcuthbert, May 5, 2012.

  1. dcuthbert

    dcuthbert Regular Member

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    I'm curious - does anyone know where SEMrush is getting it's ranking data from?

    The reason I ask is that one of my money sites dropped big time in Google when the Penguin update hit, down from 2nd/3rd to below 100 for the main keyword. However, SEMrush still had it listed as 3rd place. I figured SEMrush's data must just take a few days to update, and carried on using Market Samurai to check rankings. However, today I notice that SEMrush has now changed to show my site is 2nd place for the same keyword, while Market Samurai is showing it in 45th place.

    The site is getting hardly any traffic so I think the MS rankings are correct, but I can't understand why it would be showing 2nd place in SEMrush, anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. ant_des

    ant_des Registered Member

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    Google, with same keyword, change your position according your IP and your language (Google.com, Google.it, Google.co.uk, etc.).
    If you want your position in american SERP, try to use an american IP, by a web proxy, and google.com with your keyword.
     
  3. dcuthbert

    dcuthbert Regular Member

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    already done this, the rank matches the MS rankings. So I'm still wondering where SEMrush calculates it's data from. Pre-penguin it all seemed to be accurate, I can't understand why it would be so far out.
     
  4. kilauea999

    kilauea999 Regular Member

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    SEMRush refreshes roughly once a month. In fact you can see the refresh date right on the homepage in the lower-right (Statistics area).
     
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  5. williamk

    williamk BANNED BANNED

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    You can use hidemyass web proxy to check your rankings, just use the same IP address i.e Chicago 1 or 2 to check your rankings regularly
     
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