gShift vs. SEOptimer

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
gShift
Score 7.2 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
gShift is the flagship cloud-based search engine optimization platform from the Canadian company gShift Labs headquartered in Barrie, Ontario, launched in 2009 to simplify and "demystify" organic SEO. Billed as a comprehensive and integrated suite of tools, gShift offers keyword analysis across multiple and international (including Baidu) search engines, backlink checking and insights, content-level analytics and reporting, mobile discoverability and local search analysis, and some more rarely…
$199
SEOptimer
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
SEOptimer is a search engine optimization software solution offered by Seoptimer.com.N/A
Pricing
gShiftSEOptimer
Editions & Modules
kontextURLs
$199
Influencer Marketing module
$299
Brand Professional
$325
Agency Professional
$999
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
gShiftSEOptimer
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsSEO Platform pricing is based on the number of keywords per month. kontextURL pricing is based on the number of clicks registered per month. Influencer Marketing module pricing is based on the number of influencers and/or rosters managed.
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Features
gShiftSEOptimer
SEO
Comparison of SEO features of Product A and Product B
gShift
8.6
1 Ratings
10% above category average
SEOptimer
7.9
2 Ratings
2% above category average
Keyword analysis10.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Backlink management6.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
SERP ranking tracking10.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Page grader9.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Competitive analysis9.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Site audit / diagnostics7.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Site recommendations8.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Task management10.01 Ratings7.02 Ratings
SEO Channels
Comparison of SEO Channels features of Product A and Product B
gShift
8.3
1 Ratings
9% above category average
SEOptimer
8.0
2 Ratings
5% above category average
Local SEO10.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Social SEO9.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Mobile SEO4.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Global SEO10.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
SEO Platform & Account Management
Comparison of SEO Platform & Account Management features of Product A and Product B
gShift
6.0
2 Ratings
34% below category average
SEOptimer
8.0
2 Ratings
5% below category average
Multi-domain support5.01 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Integration with web analytics tools7.02 Ratings8.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
gShiftSEOptimer
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(2 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
gShiftSEOptimer
Likelihood to Recommend
gShift Labs
gShift's pace of development is pretty amazing and they are very responsive to enhancement requests and other feedback on their solutions. gShift is well-suited for an agency environment where multiple clients need the basics in keyword rankings and website analytics and PPC reporting integration. gShift is less suited for a large organizations with multiple properties or web presences that are all integrated but require silos for reporting purposes or any type of parent-child reporting relationship that necessitates reporting at the property level as well as summarized reporting for all properties.
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Seoptimer.com
SEOptimer is well suited for all types of companies, right from the ones that already have a good presence on search engines, to the ones that are new to the SEO space. SEOptimer makes it easier for the newbies to understand SEO, at the same time it is of a great help for the advanced SEO practitioners
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Pros
gShift Labs
  • Bringing most of your applications to one platform.
  • Managing Gmail Accounts.
  • Bringing all your communication channels to one spot.
  • Easy setup and account integration.
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Seoptimer.com
  • SEO optimization: analyzes the key SEO objectives - headers, descriptions, links, keyword density, content, etc.
  • Performance: analyzes load speed (server response, content, page size, and scripts), image optimization,
  • Security: checks for SSL, malware, etc.
  • Social Media: analyzes visibility on social media.
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Cons
gShift Labs
  • Minor bugs and defects are an ongoing issue - for example, PDF export capability for custom dashboards seems to be down frequently. While these type of defects are always resolved in 1-2 weeks, the fact that some of them keep reoccurring is an ongoing frustration.
  • Custom Dashboard functionality is limited to pre-set defaults as far as what data points or "beacons" as gShift calls them, that you could pull.
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Seoptimer.com
  • User interface
  • Competitor analysis, especially for paid search
  • Backlink opportunities
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Alternatives Considered
gShift Labs
They are very different tools can't compare them.
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Seoptimer.com
Does not give the deep dive analysis that these other tools give but sometimes that's too overwhelming for a potential client. We use this tool to whet the appetite of a new potential client. This is a great tool to give them a White Labeled report that outlines the larger issues that will need to be addressed to improve a website.
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Return on Investment
gShift Labs
  • We have been able to identify other keyword ranking opportunities and increase our on-site conversion rate.
  • gShift has helped us prioritize content and discover content that is over-performing, and better optimize that content and use it for remarketing purposes.
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Seoptimer.com
  • Increased seo ranking
  • More traffic on the website
  • More customers
  • More revenue
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ScreenShots

gShift Screenshots

Screenshot of Web Presence Overview Dashboard - collection of data beacons to help focus on analytics, keyword and content performance trends, competitive visibility trends, keyword discovery, content discovery and competitor discovery.Screenshot of An agency level beacon designed to highlight keyword/content, analytics and domain-specific trends across multiple web presences.Screenshot of Keyword Dashboard - a collection of beacons designed to provide keyword visibility and discovery insights.Screenshot of Content Engagement Dashboard - Customizable kurl  dashboard designed to provide insight on content performance.Screenshot of Content Conversion Dashboard - Customizable kurl dashboard designed to provide insight into performance, optimization and ROI of content campaigns.Screenshot of Site Audit Recommendations - prioritized list of website issues based on technical SEO best practices.