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363 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Semrush

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Crunchbase

The data is outdated and has significant gaps. It is mostly a replication of what is easily and publicly available, with little value added. Their predatory subscription model includes no notice of renewal and they are very antagonistic towards their customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Semrush

Semrush is the ultimate keyword research tool. It has a "magic tool" that shows metrics for every keyword that is searched, and it can easily be filtered to show exactly what you're looking for, such as questions, or variants with a similar word in it. Easily export keywords from competitors into a spreadsheet or add them to a keyword manager list to stay organized.Semrush helps us create great reports for our clients as it tracks site health and technical issues, keyword positions, search engine visibility, and much more, all easily exportable to a PDF or even a custom report.
Bailey Witt, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Prospecting

Crunchbase
6.7
Semrush
Advanced search
Crunchbase
7.0
Semrush
Identification of new leads
Crunchbase
6.9
Semrush
List quality
Crunchbase
6.8
Semrush
List upload/download
Crunchbase
5.5
Semrush
Ideal customer targeting
Crunchbase
6.3
Semrush
Load time/data access
Crunchbase
8.1
Semrush

Sales Intelligence Data Standards

Crunchbase
7.1
Semrush
Contact information
Crunchbase
6.0
Semrush
Company information
Crunchbase
7.6
Semrush
Industry information
Crunchbase
7.7
Semrush

Data Augmentation & Lead Qualification

Crunchbase
7.7
Semrush
Lead qualification process
Crunchbase
5.7
Semrush
Smart lists and recommendations
Crunchbase
8.0
Semrush
Salesforce integration
Crunchbase
9.6
Semrush
Company/business profiles
Crunchbase
7.6
Semrush
Alerts and reminders
Crunchbase
7.7
Semrush
Data hygiene
Crunchbase
6.7
Semrush
Automatic data refresh
Crunchbase
7.0
Semrush
Tags
Crunchbase
8.8
Semrush
Filters and segmentation
Crunchbase
8.7
Semrush

Sales Intelligence Email Features

Crunchbase
8.2
Semrush
Sales email templates
Crunchbase
8.2
Semrush
Append emails to records
Crunchbase
8.2
Semrush

SEO

Crunchbase
Semrush
8.3
Keyword analysis
Crunchbase
Semrush
9.0
Backlink management
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.0
SERP ranking tracking
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.6
Page grader
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.2
Competitive analysis
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.6
Site audit / diagnostics
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.5
Site recommendations
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.0
Task management
Crunchbase
Semrush
7.2

SEO Channels

Crunchbase
Semrush
8.1
Local SEO
Crunchbase
Semrush
7.8
Social SEO
Crunchbase
Semrush
7.7
Mobile SEO
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.0
Global SEO
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.8

SEO Platform & Account Management

Crunchbase
Semrush
8.4
Multi-domain support
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.4
Integration with web analytics tools
Crunchbase
Semrush
8.5

Pros

Crunchbase

  • Crunchbase has an easy-to-navigate user interface. The bar at the top of the screen that shows the different data points available on companies is particularly helpful for quick navigating.
  • The ability to make and import lists and save searches is helpful for customizing the software to your particular needs.
  • The web and mobile app data that Crunchbase offers is very helpful to gauge trends and interest in companies for diligence purposes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Semrush

  • Competitive organic research. They do a great job of showing you what any website ranks for, what keywords they bid on in PPC, what ads they are showing display-wise, etc.
  • Organic keyword research. You can see related terms to a specific keyword and get estimated volume, historical volume trends, "difficulty" scores, etc.
  • Link analysis. They have a great suite of tools that find links to your website automatically, track links you currently have and measure their "toxicity" levels, traffic volume, etc.
Lee L Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Crunchbase

  • Notifications - Something similar to TweetDeck would be nice, so that when news breaks it could be an immediate fact.
  • Honestly dont add too much because you don't want it to become more of a social tool with cluttered info, keep it straight to the point.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Semrush

  • It would be nice to be able to track a specific URL and have that saved so I can go back and look at specific pages I want to follow, not just highest traffic or top keywords without haveing to go to the next level. Post tracking is limited to 3 at the first level.
  • Pricing is on tiers, so some features just are out of reach for a small company.
  • It has a bit of a learning curve so if you aren't ready to learn it, you might not use it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Crunchbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Semrush

Semrush 9.0
Based on 2 answers
SEMRush has a slight learning curve, but everything is organized really well. Once you learn where everything is, using the software and running reports is incredibly easy. You can easily add new projects, get help for improving on-page SEO, and there are even video tutorials that walk you through the whole system if you still feel uncomfortable with it.
Tim Sleeper | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Crunchbase

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Semrush

Semrush 8.1
Based on 29 answers
This is a great tool that helps you identify the keywords that are common among our competitors. Similar to the keyword gap tool, we also use Backlink Gap tool that help us in determining the backlinks our travel website competitors. It also displays the SERP results list for the specific keyword and with this tool we have already ranked 5 pages on Google's first page
Rahul Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Crunchbase

Crunchbase is the best resource for prospecting startups hands down. TechTarget has a lot of useful info, but I found it to be inaccurate where it mattered most. Crunchbase's data seems more accurate, and is also easier to use. Not the most exact comparison, but they offer similar background information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Semrush

We chose Semrush because of how it integrates multiple services into one subscription. Rather than having one subscription for social media, one for listing management and one for SEO, we're able to get all three of these needs met in one service. The customer service is also very good, and they are always making improvement to their platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Crunchbase

  • The best use we get out of Crunchbase Pro is staying on top of funding, mergers, and acquisitions. This has really helped us to identify key target accounts for our ABM strategy.
Parker O'Very | TrustRadius Reviewer

Semrush

  • ROI for us is proven pretty quickly with SEMrush internally, as when we use it for our clients it supports the agency services that we offer and perform.
  • For our organization, internally, it allows us to better market ourselves, which leads to net new leads and clients.
  • The spend for this tool is minimal compared to the insights it helps us gain, so it's a no-brainer. It's been one of the software we've kept a subscription to for the longest time, and we have no plan on discontinuing it at any point.
Kyle Moloo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Crunchbase

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Crunchbase Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro$29.001
  1. Per Month Per User
Additional Pricing Details

Semrush

General

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

Semrush Editions & Modules

Edition
Pro119.951
Guru229.951
Business449.951
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Crunchbase
7.8
Semrush
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Crunchbase
Semrush
9.1

Usability

Crunchbase
Semrush
9.0

Support Rating

Crunchbase
Semrush
8.1

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