Google's PageRank score is not visible, but it's still a part of the ranking mechanism. To prove that, we took one of the PageRank alternatives and ran an experiment to test the correlation between its scores and search engine positions. Read on to view the results.
Search is very competitive. For each query that a user enters into a search bar, the search engines come up with a huge number of results. This means that unless you sell socks hand-made by Argentinian mountain monks, it's more than likely that there are businesses offering a similar product or service to you. In order to beat the competition, you can't go without competitive analysis.
When done properly, it gives loads of insights into the competitor's strengths and weaknesses that you can both learn from, and take advantage of. However, competitive analysis often seems complicated to those with little SEO experience. Below, I describe it in the form of a simple step-by-step guide, aimed first and foremost at beginners.
Happy to announce we've released the fully revamped Content Editor module in WebSite Auditor. From now on, it’s less than simple to write SEO-friendly content (and create SEO tasks for your copywriters)!
Is there a way to quickly analyze the SEO competitive landscape? How could you look beyond standalone keywords, and see who you compete with across the whole topic or niche? From now on, you can do that with Rank Tracker's new Domain Competitors and Topic Competitors features.