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Score 8.1 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

DeepCrawl

DeepCrawl is organized very well for a full technical audit of a site. The menu on the left side is very easy to navigate, and you don't have to surf around too much to get an idea of what is plaguing a site. For a larger audit, DeepCrawl rules. Smaller audits can be tricky if you just want to know one quick thing because the crawl time can be unpredictable and difficult to project.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

SEMRush is a great tool for any SEO campaign, especially if you are doing a lot of continued research on new keywords to target, if you have competitors to beat, links to acquire or monitor, etc. You can have multiple projects at one time, so it's great for a small to medium size agency that is managing multiple clients. There is a bit of a learning curve with it, but if you get in there and use it frequently, it provides a lot of value.
Lee L Kennedy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

DeepCrawl
6.6
SEMRush
8.2
Keyword analysis
DeepCrawl
3.7
SEMRush
9.3
Backlink management
DeepCrawl
8.9
SEMRush
7.9
SERP ranking tracking
DeepCrawl
3.8
SEMRush
8.8
Page grader
DeepCrawl
5.0
SEMRush
8.0
Competitive analysis
DeepCrawl
8.7
SEMRush
8.7
Site audit / diagnostics
DeepCrawl
7.8
SEMRush
8.3
Site recommendations
DeepCrawl
7.3
SEMRush
7.8
Task management
DeepCrawl
7.7
SEMRush
7.2

SEO Channels

DeepCrawl
6.9
SEMRush
8.1
Local SEO
DeepCrawl
5.0
SEMRush
7.8
Social SEO
DeepCrawl
6.0
SEMRush
7.9
Mobile SEO
DeepCrawl
7.1
SEMRush
8.3
Global SEO
DeepCrawl
9.6
SEMRush
8.5

SEO Platform & Account Management

DeepCrawl
7.5
SEMRush
8.1
Multi-domain support
DeepCrawl
7.3
SEMRush
8.0
Integration with web analytics tools
DeepCrawl
7.8
SEMRush
8.2

Pros

DeepCrawl

  • GUI, when you run a crawl, the response is epic. It isn't just results, the results are very easy to understand.
  • Again, as pertaining to the explanation above. If you use other crawl software, it can be difficult to get insights, whereas DeepCrawl makes it easy. You can get proper insights.
  • It is so easy to put your stamp on things. DeepCrawl gives you an option as a consultant that you might not have had before, it is your backup.
James Egan | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

  • Site audits: This feature quickly identifies issues and deficiencies found on our client's websites so that we implement fixes to correct the issue(s).
  • Keyword tracking: This feature is great for letting us know what keywords are and aren't performing well for our client's site(s) vs. the competition.
  • Reporting: Reports are quick and easy to pull, and simple for the client to read and understand even if they have limited technical knowledge.
Joseph Lesho | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DeepCrawl

  • Sitemap generating time often takes a few hours depending on how large your site is
  • I would like to have more suggestions to guide optimization efforts
  • Some of the initial setup for crawlers does take time
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

  • I'd like to see better, more customizable dashboard widgets.
  • Pricing based on how many keywords are being tracked is not a great model.
  • I'd like to see reports take into account both mobile and desktop collectively, instead of keeping them separate.
Kyle Moloo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

DeepCrawl

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

DeepCrawl

DeepCrawl 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I liked the platform overall. It is a good crawler. I no longer use because it's duplicate of what I get with seoClarity. I did not give it 10/10 because sometimes I had a hard time isolating site areas that I wanted and didn't get much technical support from Conductor on how to use the tool
Katie Goh | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

SEMRush 7.7
Based on 14 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

DeepCrawl

They have a technical component to their software, but DeepCrawl is more detailed.
Jane Phelps | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

I have not used another product like SEMRush. Although I do not have anything to compare it to, I think this platform is the total package! Even if you are only using the Keyword Magic Tool or using Domain Overview to look at competitor metrics, this platform with provide you with more insight, clarity, and information you need to create your best campaign / marketing strategy
Whitney Slothower | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DeepCrawl

  • The price of the tool compared to the amount of time it saves me is a staggering number.
  • With DeepCrawl I can leave no stone unturned, which helps establish Agency credibility with clients.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SEMRush

  • SEMRush has allowed for our marketing team to have a better focus on what keywords make sense for our pages to rank for, giving us data-backed decisions and saving us time.
  • We have also been able to easily track the changes in our organic traffic month to month, especially by keyword. Having the ability to see which keywords are providing the most value has influenced our content strategy as well as our backlink pursuits
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

DeepCrawl

General

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

SEMRush

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DeepCrawl
6.8
SEMRush
8.7

Usability

DeepCrawl
SEMRush
9.0

Support Rating

DeepCrawl
7.0
SEMRush
7.7

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