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Agency Analytics

Companies where their website and search engine rankings matter are great users of the tool. If you want to know how to improve your search engine rankings, the first step is to track it. Agency Analytics does a great job accomplishing this with multiple ways to look at the data. If you're wondering how to improve your website for the search engines, the audit tool is super helpful to accomplish this.
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Serpstat

If you are an independent contractor or freelancer, Serpstat might be useful to you for saving on cost. As an industry tool, there are other options that will provide a larger data set with similar cost options. Though Serpstat has the potential to be a great tool, the introductory pricing vs. the value of information leaves a lot to be missed. I recommend checking out other tools before making the decision to purchase Serpstat if you are an agency or inhouse SEO.
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Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Agency Analytics
7.9
Serpstat
7.8
Backlink management
Agency Analytics
8.3
Serpstat
7.3
SERP ranking tracking
Agency Analytics
9.7
Serpstat
7.5
Page grader
Agency Analytics
7.0
Serpstat
8.3
Competitive analysis
Agency Analytics
7.6
Serpstat
7.0
Site audit / diagnostics
Agency Analytics
8.0
Serpstat
8.5
Site recommendations
Agency Analytics
7.0
Serpstat
Keyword analysis
Agency Analytics
Serpstat
8.5

SEO Channels

Agency Analytics
8.5
Serpstat
7.1
Local SEO
Agency Analytics
8.7
Serpstat
7.0
Global SEO
Agency Analytics
8.3
Serpstat
7.8
Social SEO
Agency Analytics
Serpstat
6.5

SEO Platform & Account Management

Agency Analytics
10.0
Serpstat
8.4
Integration with web analytics tools
Agency Analytics
10.0
Serpstat
8.5
Multi-domain support
Agency Analytics
Serpstat
8.3

Pros

  • I love the keyword "pool" system that Agency Analytics uses. We purchase a certain number of keywords (6,000) and then we can spread those across our accounts as we see fit. If we need more keywords for another company, we can remove them from an existing one without losing them. That also means that we can change keywords, add keywords, and remove keywords instantly from reports without waiting 30 days for them to re-run.
  • The customizability of the dashboard is new and awesome. We are able to create dashboard templates to use for our clients that shows exactly what we want it to. It also allows us to add text and links to explain certain aspects that might not be readily understandable to people outside the industry.
  • I also really appreciate the ability to send clients their own logins to the site. We add clients in as users to view their own reports at any time.
  • Agency Analytics runs results all day long and allows you to hover over the result to view more information as well as click to view the result in the SERPs.
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  • Keyword data provided for multiple sites: this is a standard feature in lots of SEO toolsets. It's not the worst, but not the best.
  • Backlink data: the link data is ok, but suffers from the same issue as the keyword data. If you pay for 100 results per report, expect ONLY 100.
  • Rank tracking: the rank tracking is also standard. It does a good job of benchmarking progress.
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Cons

  • More granular control over each module.
  • Ability to limit the number of results in each module. For Facebook results, for example, we get multiple pages of results when I'd prefer to just include top 10 or top 20, etc. Not every single one.
  • Faster report generation.
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  • As a complete product, Serpstat stands with other industry tools. Keyword data is good, but again, as someone who purchased a basic plan to demo the product, limited information really turns me away.
  • Compared to other industry tools, Serpstat is literally right in the middle. There doesn't seem to be any differentiation that makes it stand out against Ahrefs or SEMRush. Perhaps something exclusive to Serpstat would make the product more alluring.
  • Share counting doesn't seem too useful, especially as an SEO tool. The content marketing tools are going in the right path, but do not provide enough information to really be useful.
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Alternatives Considered

We stopped using RavenTools because the report rendering was ridiculously slow.
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Serpstat is up there with the list of industry products, but fails to outshine them. All of the industry tools do the same thing, but each tool has their own features and differentiation that set them apart from one another. Serpstat seems to be the simple or generic version, but is good if you are not looking for sophisticated measurement.
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Return on Investment

  • Very affordable at $99 a month. While we don't charge clients for it we only offer it for our premium, full-service accounts.
  • It makes the work we do "official" and substantiates the work we do.
  • I feel it legitimizes our SEO work.
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  • Serpstat has not provided any ROI or loss from the information provided with their basic paid subscription. The data was too limited to take action on.
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Pricing Details

Agency Analytics

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Agency Analytics Editions & Modules
Agency Analytics
Edition
Freelancer
$49
Agency
$99
Enterprise
$249
Unlimited
$499
Additional Pricing Details

Serpstat

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$19*
1.  per user
Serpstat Editions & Modules
Serpstat
Edition
Plan A
$191
Plan B
$691
Plan C
$1491
Plan D
$2991
Plan E
$4991
Plan F
$9991
Plan G
$1,4991
Plan H
$2,5001
1. per user
Additional Pricing Details
Serpstat provides data for the following databases, regardless of the plan you choose: Google: UA, US, UK, CA, AU, RU, BG, LT, LV, BY, ZA Yandex: MSK, SPB, UA User seats per plan: Plan A - 10 Plan B - 100 Plan C - 500 Plan D - 1000 Plan E - unlimited Plan F - unlimited Plan G - unlimited Plan H - unlimited