How to compare keyword rankings



After you get your rankings report, you'll probably want to manage and analyze it. On the Ranks page you my compare your keyword rankings by search engine and location, or set your and your competition's rankings side by side and compare them in manageable reports. By default, a report in the compare mode contains keyword ranking data harvested on two dates: the first and the last ranking updates in the chosen time period. However, you may set to display one or two dates in the compare mode.

One-date compare mode


One-date mode picked in the Calendar
One-date mode picked in the Calendar
Compare with competition in one-date mode

Two-dates compare mode


Two-dates mode picked in the Calendar
Two-dates mode picked in the Calendar
Compare with competition in two-date mode

How do I compare rankings by location?


To compare keyword rankings by location, follow the below instruction:

  1. Move to the Ranks page.
  2. Pick Compare by location in the drop-down list of locations.
  3. To get back to the original table view, pick any location in the drop-down-list.


Compare rankings by location
The below picture illustrates how a keyword ranking report looks like in the Compare by location mode:

Location compare mode

How do I compare rankings by search engine?


To compare keyword rankings by search engine, follow the below instruction:

  1. Move to the Ranks page.
  2. Pick Compare by search engine in the drop-down list of search engines.
  3. To get back to the original table view, pick any search engine in the drop-down-list.

The below picture illustrates how a keyword ranking report looks like in the Compare by search engine mode:

Compare rankings by search engine

How do I compare my rankings with my competition?


To compare keyword rankings with your competition, follow the below instruction:

  1. Move to the Ranks page.
  2. Press near the last competitor's name.
  3. To get back to the original table view, pick your or a competitor's site.

The below picture illustrates how a keyword ranking report looks like in the Compare with competition mode:

Compare your and your competitor's rankings