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Top Rated
107 Ratings

Google Search Console

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Score 9.1 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

Google Search Console

Great starting tool for any small to mid-sized business. It provides all internal SEO information that you need, including on-site improvement suggestions and backlink information (on top of the most popular functions like positions and click tracking).
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Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Google Search Console
7.6
Keyword analysis
Google Search Console
8.3
Backlink management
Google Search Console
7.9
SERP ranking tracking
Google Search Console
8.5
Page grader
Google Search Console
6.4
Competitive analysis
Google Search Console
6.8
Site audit / diagnostics
Google Search Console
8.6
Site recommendations
Google Search Console
7.7
Task management
Google Search Console
6.6

SEO Channels

Google Search Console
8.3
Local SEO
Google Search Console
8.2
Social SEO
Google Search Console
7.5
Mobile SEO
Google Search Console
8.5
Global SEO
Google Search Console
8.8

SEO Platform & Account Management

Google Search Console
9.2
Multi-domain support
Google Search Console
9.0
Integration with web analytics tools
Google Search Console
9.4

Pros

Google Search Console

  • 70% of our traffic source is Google and Search Console gives bird eye view of our performance.
  • Keeping track of mishappenings on site related to indexing.
  • Tips and suggestions help improving cross-device visibility.
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Cons

Google Search Console

  • Wish you could do keyword research or competitor research inside the tool
  • Fixing Crawl errors are at times not clear and have to Google what it means
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Usability

Google Search Console

Google Search Console 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Google Search Console is a simple program that allows organizations to get a solid understanding of the way their site functions and how users land on it. It can be used for making critical business decisions regarding marketing budgets and that within itself is why it deserves a 10.
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Alternatives Considered

Google Search Console

Google Search Console does a lot more than most webmaster tools and is easier to navigate than Bing Webmaster Tools. One other tool that we predominately use is SerpCheetah, which provides real-time organic keyword positioning rank in the SERP and can be broken down by device, country, etc. The only problem is that SerpCheetah does not allow to view any page errors, submit a robots.txt file or sitemap.
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Return on Investment

Google Search Console

  • Google incorrectly flagged several of our clients' sites as "hacked". I'm not sure why they did, but they sent me an alert through Search Console and I was able to clear up the manual action. If I didn't have search console, I would have never known why the rank was dropping all of the sudden.
  • A WordPress plugin accidentally created a series of 404 errors on all of our images. Through Search Console, I was able to see an increase in errors that made me look into it & catch the issue faster than others in my field.
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Pricing Details

Google Search Console

General

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

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