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Likelihood to Recommend

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

RavenTools

If you are looking for a one-stop shop for MOST things related to digital marketing, RavenTools is a great solution. You will be able to monitor social media, Google tools, email campaigns, and much more from one spot. It really cuts down on time spent moving from account to account. If you are looking for clean and easy to read reports for clients, RavenTools is perfect for that as well. It provides tools and reports that can be used by internal and external teams alike.
Lakita Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

SEO

Majestic SEO
8.0
RavenTools
7.4
Keyword analysis
Majestic SEO
7.7
RavenTools
7.0
Backlink management
Majestic SEO
9.2
RavenTools
8.5
SERP ranking tracking
Majestic SEO
8.1
RavenTools
7.1
Page grader
Majestic SEO
7.6
RavenTools
6.8
Competitive analysis
Majestic SEO
8.9
RavenTools
8.0
Site audit / diagnostics
Majestic SEO
7.4
RavenTools
7.5
Site recommendations
Majestic SEO
7.5
RavenTools
6.5
Task management
Majestic SEO
7.6
RavenTools
8.0

SEO Channels

Majestic SEO
8.5
RavenTools
6.9
Local SEO
Majestic SEO
8.1
RavenTools
7.7
Social SEO
Majestic SEO
8.7
RavenTools
8.1
Mobile SEO
Majestic SEO
8.3
RavenTools
5.0
Global SEO
Majestic SEO
8.8
RavenTools
7.0

SEO Platform & Account Management

Majestic SEO
8.4
RavenTools
8.8
Multi-domain support
Majestic SEO
8.2
RavenTools
8.2
Integration with web analytics tools
Majestic SEO
8.6
RavenTools
9.3

Pros

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

RavenTools

  • RavenTools has teamed up with SEO services like Moz and Magestic SEO to provide detailed data about the SEO health of your own websites as well as how they compare to your competitors' websites. I can directly compare number of backlinks, page speed, domain authority, integration of Google Analytics, presence of robots.txt files, on-site social media engagement, and home page load time. This a great way to get an idea of how your site stacks up against others and what can be done to improve it.
  • RavenTools' automated reports are mostly great (I'll cover the negatives later). You can create reports with as much data as you would like and schedule them to arrive as often as you would like. I have SEO, social media, and site performance reports delivered to my team and me every Monday covering the last 10 days, and a broader quarterly report arrives in the inboxes of a few executives once a quarter.
  • RavenTools' graphs are often easier to read and decipher than graphs found in Google Analytics. Part of the reason is the graph height. Google Analytics graphs are fairly short, so it's difficult to see smaller variations in the data. Those variations are more pronounced within RavenTools using the data.
Laren Helms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

RavenTools

  • The data it gets from Webmaster Tools and Analytics is great and reporting on it is easy - however, when you're looking at the charts for keyword placement on screen the graphic can be hard to read and often I find myself just checking GWT and BWT separately for easier information if no report needs to be generated.
  • RavenTools comes with an iPhone app so you can check on your campaigns and clients when you're not at your desk, however, the app crashes quite a bit when you get to the Google Analytics portion of the screen.
Steve Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

RavenTools

RavenTools 9.0
Based on 16 answers
A year ago or so, Raven abandoned many of their organic rank reporting tools in an attempt to favor some Adwords intelligence. The market rebelled, as did I; in our desperation to find an alternative to Raven, none could be found and a great majority of users didn't want/need Adwords data. Months later, Raven reverted. I'd renew with Raven not just because nothing else cuts it, but because they are both trying to innovate, and listening to customers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Majestic SEO

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

RavenTools

RavenTools 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Certain areas, Social Media scheduling, could stand to undergo a complete overhaul. However, most of the RavenTools interface is easy to use. You will not have any issues getting up and running and should there be an issue, the customer service is really good. They also continue to preform updates that make the usability even better
Lakita Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Majestic SEO

Majestic SEO 9.0
Based on 3 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

RavenTools

RavenTools 9.0
Based on 2 answers
RavenTools has some of the best Customer Support I have ever received. They are quick to respond and will keep you posted on the progress of your issue. You truly feel as if you are getting customized service. No human is perfect and I have had one situation in which I had to reach out multiple times, but overall I fully trust and approve of their process
Lakita Marshall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

RavenTools

I don't have a lot of experience with other tools although we have had a lot of demos of other products. We have often found that by utilizing features in Raven that we didn't know about we could have the same functionality without using another reporting tool. This allows us to continue using one integrated reporting tool.
Amy Odhner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

RavenTools

  • RavenTools has been invaluable in helping us improve ranking through website audits. The ease with which we can correct issues once they arise has resulted in approximately 35% increased productivity from our audit team.
  • It would be helpful if the reports were nice enough that they could be customer-facing. We have to put the data into our own reporting forms for customer presentation.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Majestic SEO

General

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

RavenTools

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Majestic SEO
8.8
RavenTools
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Majestic SEO
10.0
RavenTools
9.0

Usability

Majestic SEO
RavenTools
7.0

Reliability and Availability

Majestic SEO
RavenTools
8.0

Support Rating

Majestic SEO
9.0
RavenTools
9.0

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