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Likelihood to Recommend

Google Search Console

Search console must be integrated with every website as it is crucial to get a thorough keyword analysis of webpages. It helps in improving your click-through rate and fasten the process of your post getting crawled. Its Robots.txt settings is a bit complicated, hence avoid it if you are not a technical person
Ruby Goyal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

Majestic is a really great tool if your company is spending considerable resources on ongoing SEO efforts. In general, Majestic isn't for beginner SEO users, but a more advanced tool to get into deep SEO tactics. I would recommend this for agencies that have a significant investment in SEO. If you're a small team or a small business looking to improve SEO for yourself or company, there are platforms that offer a variety of tools for new to moderate expertise.
Aaron Metzger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Google Search Console
7.4
Majestic SEO
8.0
Keyword analysis
Google Search Console
7.2
Majestic SEO
7.9
Backlink management
Google Search Console
6.8
Majestic SEO
9.0
SERP ranking tracking
Google Search Console
8.0
Majestic SEO
7.7
Page grader
Google Search Console
7.9
Majestic SEO
7.5
Competitive analysis
Google Search Console
5.9
Majestic SEO
9.0
Site audit / diagnostics
Google Search Console
8.8
Majestic SEO
7.5
Site recommendations
Google Search Console
7.3
Majestic SEO
7.9
Task management
Google Search Console
7.1
Majestic SEO
7.5

SEO Channels

Google Search Console
8.0
Majestic SEO
8.3
Local SEO
Google Search Console
7.9
Majestic SEO
8.0
Social SEO
Google Search Console
7.1
Majestic SEO
8.6
Mobile SEO
Google Search Console
8.2
Majestic SEO
8.5
Global SEO
Google Search Console
9.0
Majestic SEO
8.1

SEO Platform & Account Management

Google Search Console
8.9
Majestic SEO
8.1
Multi-domain support
Google Search Console
8.7
Majestic SEO
8.0
Integration with web analytics tools
Google Search Console
9.0
Majestic SEO
8.2

Pros

Google Search Console

  • Provides details on what other sites contain backlinks to your site, along with the page they direct to within your site
  • Displays impressions and click throughs for Google search queries
  • Individual page performance by location and device category as it pertains to generating clicks leading to your site
  • Basic indexing and readability issues within your site
  • The new interface that just rolled out is much easier on the eyes
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

  • I like Majestic's own metrics Trust and Citation flow, that are very representative of the real value of the website and it's potential effect on the rankings of the website it's linking to.
  • Also, theme (topic) of the website is very useful in the backlink report. This allows to easily identify backlinks relevant to your business.
  • The index of number of backlinks that is provided by Majestic is usually a lot bigger than the indexes of their competitors.
  • Lost link tracker is very useful for tracking dropped links of your projects (you can verify and track multiple domains). This allows to keep track on how many of your ads and articles stay live and sometimes we contact publishers to tell them that their changes on the website (i.e. updates) caused our article or link to go down.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Google Search Console

  • It can be a little difficult to navigate
  • More training resources would be an asset. A beginner is given the power to completely destroy a sites search results at the push of a button. Likewise it is a powerful tool to enhance search results also.
  • An option to take care of multiple versions of the same site simultaneously would be helpful. An option to use the same validation script across all versions and administer them simultaneously would be a time save (i.e. non-www, www, http://, and https:// versions of the same site).
Adam Lumley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

  • Its API for developers and big companies sometime don't give the actual data.
  • Rank tracker is not 100% accurate, but you can create a rough estimate by the report.
  • Backlink history is also missing some links, but I found them mostly.
  • Sometimes site explorer does not give the actual report, so you should check manually too.
Shashank Pathak | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Google Search Console

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Majestic SEO

Majestic SEO 10.0
Based on 4 answers
Once you've grown accustomed to the depth and accuracy of Majestic's crawl, it's hard to consider paying for anything else (or settling for free options). SEMRush and MOZ can get you somewhere, but in the right hands, a tool as powerful as Majestic can do a lot for a business's link building strategy.
Mackinley Levine | TrustRadius Reviewer

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.
Stefanie Cash | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Google Search Console

Google Search Console 6.2
Based on 13 answers
As with all Google software, your primary source of help is their forums, their knowledge base articles, or whatever tutorials you can find on the web. Often answers on their forums are not straightforward and may not address the actual issue you're experiencing. The KB articles are typically written like instruction manuals - for better or for worse. Tutorials on the web may vary, but the odds are good someone out there had the same questions as you and was kind enough to document their experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

Majestic SEO 9.0
Based on 4 answers
In started when our team started to use this tool, we had trouble understanding many of its features, so its customer support team was our teacher to understand all its complicated features and also how they are used to get better results. Nowadays we are working very efficiently without any help.
Nisha Saxena | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Google Search Console

We use Google Search Console in tandem with other products like Google Analytics - not in place of it. Search Console definitely provides information about organic search keywords that Google Analytics does not provide, so that's been a very helpful addition. We also use Yoast to help with optimization of pages that might be identified by Search Console. In the past, I've used tools like Moz and Screaming Frog do some similar search/ranking analysis; those do have some more unique features that help to guide next steps, but I don't think they're replacements for what Search Console provides, especially given the crawl/sitemap features.
Ben Rubenstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

Majestic has features that most of their competitors don't. The backlink index is better than SEMRush in my opinion which also lacks being able to look at links from a range of dates. Their metrics are harder to fool when compared to Moz and I would say that AHREF's is a good competitor but each company keeps their own index of links so its good to use more than one tool
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Google Search Console

  • I'd say there is no business in the world that had negative ROI from GSC, since it's completely free, super easy to implement and has a great value for people with a brain. All of the companies I worked for in the last 10 years were using it and all of these companies had positive ROI.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Majestic SEO

  • ROI is difficult to ascertain in healthcare marketing, mostly due to privacy laws. Although, Majestic has improved our insight into our digital content, giving us data to work with on the primary site, which has led to an overall increase in organic search.
Sean Pomory | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Google Search Console

General

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

Google Search Console Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Majestic SEO

General

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

Majestic SEO Editions & Modules

Edition
Lite$49.991
Pro$99.991
Full API$399.991
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Google Search Console
9.2
Majestic SEO
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Google Search Console
Majestic SEO
10.0

Usability

Google Search Console
10.0
Majestic SEO

Support Rating

Google Search Console
6.2
Majestic SEO
9.0

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