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Advanced Web Ranking

8 Ratings
Score 6.7 out of 101

seoClarity

4 Ratings
Score 8.2 out of 101

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Advanced Web Ranking

My business works with clients from a variety of outlets, with budgets ranging from six figures down to triple digits (not kidding). There's a TON of analytical software out there, so speaking as a guy who has worked with them all (or at least quite a few) if your client is on a budget – particularly a startup – AWR is a great program to use. They've been around for a while, the desktop version is pretty bug-free and updates in real-time, and it's budget conscious.
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seoClarity

Well suited for large sites with many pages and a large pool of relevant keywords.For online businesses with less than a couple thousand keywords driving significant volume and revenue it's almost certainly overkill.
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Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Advanced Web Ranking
6.5
seoClarity
7.0
Keyword analysis
Advanced Web Ranking
5.0
seoClarity
6.0
Backlink management
Advanced Web Ranking
7.0
seoClarity
7.0
SERP ranking tracking
Advanced Web Ranking
7.5
seoClarity
9.0
Page grader
Advanced Web Ranking
7.0
seoClarity
6.0
Competitive analysis
Advanced Web Ranking
6.5
seoClarity
8.0
Site audit / diagnostics
Advanced Web Ranking
7.0
seoClarity
8.0
Site recommendations
Advanced Web Ranking
6.0
seoClarity
7.0
Task management
Advanced Web Ranking
6.0
seoClarity
5.0

SEO Channels

Advanced Web Ranking
7.0
seoClarity
7.5
Local SEO
Advanced Web Ranking
7.0
seoClarity
8.0
Social SEO
Advanced Web Ranking
6.5
seoClarity
6.0
Mobile SEO
Advanced Web Ranking
8.0
seoClarity
8.0
Global SEO
Advanced Web Ranking
6.5
seoClarity
8.0

SEO Platform & Account Management

Advanced Web Ranking
7.7
seoClarity
9.0
Multi-domain support
Advanced Web Ranking
8.0
seoClarity
10.0
Integration with web analytics tools
Advanced Web Ranking
7.5
seoClarity
8.0

Pros

  • It only costs $49/month, which is great for clients that are working with limited budgets (they're cost-conscious!)
  • Its ease of use – I've worked with plenty of cloud-based rank tracking programs before, and AWR was by far one of the cleanest and easiest to navigate. I could use it on my iPad and the user-touch interface was pretty seamless.
  • The info is updated in real-time. We were able to show our clients their live data while in meetings. It made us look good, and it made our clients feel better about the service they were paying for.
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  • Daily organic rank tracking across desktop and mobile, capturing details for top 100 results each keyword
  • CSV import and export
  • Custom enterprise solutions for large scale SEO teams
  • Account management via live chat, email, phone and in person educational events
  • Page level and keyword level grouping and aggregation
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Cons

  • The ability of the program to produce dashboards in web page format. While it can do this, it saves them out as HTML files on your hard drive or cloud server, which makes it super hard to share with others.
  • The cloud version is a bit more expensive, which offers the same tools as the desktop, which I found a little troublesome and it didn't make sense to me.
  • Their customer service was a little lacking. I had a couple of general questions and I was on hold for about 15 minutes...which isn't good when you're in the middle of a busy workday.
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  • The interface, while providing very rich and granular information, is a bit clunky compared to other solutions.
  • Non-core functionality like content suggestions and site crawlers are just not as strong as dedicated solutions
  • Adding or removing keywords periodically will skew your charts in some views and makes analysis a bit challenging.
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Alternatives Considered

There's a ton of competition for AWR but in all honesty, if you're on a budget, I'd advise going with this one. It gets you pretty accurate results, updates their info in real time, and all for about $49/month base price. It's pretty good software for the money that you're paying
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All solutions in this category tend to be more similar than different. Competitors tend to be larger organizations, have a bit more polish to the interface but also are a bit more obtuse when it comes to pricing.
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Return on Investment

  • It stayed within our client's allotted budget (which drives more business our way down the road!)
  • Updated information in real-time assures our clients that they get the most accurate information possible, as quickly as possible.
  • It's been only slightly detrimental to my workflow (which is one little drawback of the program) sometimes I have to enlist the help of a keyword generator (because i find the one with the program a bit lacking)
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  • Helpful in tracking efforts
  • Helpful in monitoring and reacting to algorithm updates
  • Helpful in gathering competitive insight at a large scale
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Pricing Details

Advanced Web Ranking

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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seoClarity

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
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