Use the Competitor Suggestion Tool to Improve SEO Efforts

When conducting an SEO campaign, it may be beneficial to find out what SEO tactics your competition used to attain their search engine rankings. SmarterStats' built-in competitor suggestion tool can help webmasters and SEO analysts identify websites that may be competing for search engine traffic. NOTE: To use the competitor suggestion tool, you will need to have a list of keywords or phrases for which you think people are searching to visit your website. The competitor suggestion tool will use these phrases to suggest websites that might be competing for visitors and/or market share.

Follow these steps to use the competitor suggestion tool:

Applies to SmarterStats 8.x-11.x

  1. Log in to SmarterStats as the site administrator.
  2. Click SEO icon.
  3. Select Campaign Details for the SEO in question and click Edit in the content pane toolbar.
  4. Click the Competing Sites tab.
  5. Click Get Suggestions in the actions toolbar.
  6. Select the appropriate suggestion method, and complete the associated fields
  7. Click Next. The list of suggested competitor websites will display in the content pane.

Applies to SmarterStats 6.x - 7.x

  1. Log in to SmarterStats as the site administrator.
  2. Click SEO icon.
  3. Click Competitor Suggestions in the left tree view.
  4. Click Get Suggestions in the actions toolbar.
  5. In the keywords field, type the keywords that you would use to search for your website or a competitor's site.
  6. Click OK. The list of suggested competitor websites will display in the content pane.

 

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