Google Search Console

Google Search Console

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7 out of 10
June 10, 2022
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9 out of 10
May 24, 2021
We utilize Google Search Console to analyze the ongoing performance of our client's websites in the Google Search environment. Each of the …
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  • Multi-domain support (43)
    9.2
    92%
  • Integration with web analytics tools (44)
    8.6
    86%
  • Mobile SEO (44)
    8.2
    82%
  • Keyword analysis (43)
    7.9
    79%

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What is Google Search Console?

Google Search Console is a search engine optimization software solution offered by Google.

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Features Scorecard

SEO

6.9
69%

SEO Channels

8.0
80%

SEO Platform & Account Management

8.9
89%

Product Details

What is Google Search Console?

Google Search Console is a search engine optimization software solution offered by Google.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Google Search Console is a search engine optimization software solution offered by Google.

Reviewers rate Multi-domain support highest, with a score of 9.2.

The most common users of Google Search Console are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Marketing & Advertising industry.

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Score 7 out of 10
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First of all, it is very friendly to new users and you can easily scale up your marketing. Google search console is a smart way to monitor the interaction of your websites with the search engine, at the same time feeding you with valuable SEO insights. As you make adjustments to your websites or implement new strategies, google search console highlights how the peaks of your traffic fairs on.
Score 10 out of 10
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Google Search Console is a very good tool it helps me to find opportunities around already ranked pages, it gives me ideas on which page and which keyword need to target for SERP. It also sends a notification once the page will go on-trend.
Pemba Tshiring Sherpa | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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great for SEO specialists to analyze website organic performance and helps fix issues regarding on-page SEO. It also helps track the performance of website pages and also the details on what keywords are ranking in which countries. The coverage also helps find out what technical issues there are on the web pages.
Junaid Poolayil | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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When we think to start a online website then we should think about the google search console, because now-days without google we cannot do nothing, indexing and ranking is very important to all website owners and developers, google search console needed from the staring from to end, and their service and support is much appreciated
Eric Serdar | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Google Search Console is the foundation for any website that you want to show up on Google. Having this helps you see what links your site is getting, clicks, impressions, keywords you're ranking for, any rich results you're ranking for, and the page experience for users.
Erin Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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I manage eight websites which are implementing the Google Search Console as a tool for keywords, analytics and SEO. Understanding the traffic information that this tool provides, helps me adjust SEO and plan ads.

Some of my websites have many pages so it's great to see how the individual pages appear in search results (ranking). This is important because every site owner wants their pages to appear in that magic number one spot and often don't understand that not everyone can be #1. Being able to see the keywords that people are using to get the results that they do.

For some of my site owners, they get it once they can see the data. Others need more help.
Fernanda Ministerio | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It is a free tool to get valuable information about general information about a website. The Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) is a kind of cockpit – a place where Google helps website owners better understand what's happening on their website and everything around it. More than that, it's an essential tool that can help you create the best possible strategy to promote your website and increase your visitors and traffic. It is appropriate for any company.
Kelly Michael Skelton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Google Search Console is helpful to understand what terms customers search for and click onto your website from. However, it's not helpful if you're looking for deep competitive insight on search terms people are using and how that impacts your website.
Score 10 out of 10
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This is an essential tool for every website owner/manager. It's crucial to understand your site's performance in Google's organic search, and there's no more reliable source than directly from Google itself. Unlike other competing tools which might use estimates, this data is 100% verified. At the very least, you can keep track of your organic rankings, and then take things to the next level and drill down to identify under-performing pages which could result in a significant boost to your traffic with small, simple changes.

There are few cases where this type of tool isn't useful - such as for managers of internal websites and intranets - anywhere where organic search is not a factor.
Andrea Hester | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Google Search console is an essential tool for web developers and SEOs, but it's less useful for individuals without technical knowledge or experience. In general, it's a helpful way for website owners to monitor potential issues on their site, but it's best used in collaboration with your web team so you can enlist help in evaluating errors and remediation.
Score 10 out of 10
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Google Search Console is easy to use & set up. Insight is useful so as to sharpen SEO & SEM.
Great for a small team where decisions to pivot can be made quickly.
Useful as part of the larger Google toolset. E.g. we use Google Search Console together with Google Analytics, Google Ads etc. to guide our work
Score 7 out of 10
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Google Search console is great for analysing the incoming links and search traffic. You can easily find out if your website offers good relevance to the search users. It is not very well suited for app user behaviour or cases where the user is redirected to the app.
Oleksandr Torlo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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When you launch a website and in the first weeks of its life, the Google console should be your best friend with whom you can spend Friday evening catching optimization problems. Of course, there are a ton of other tools, but no one has canceled the basic problems and it is better for you to solve them together with the search system.
Score 9 out of 10
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This free tool from Google lets you get a basic level of insights into how your website is functioning in the organic Google Search environment. You get more information than you might with third-party tools, as all of the information is "straight from the horse's mouth," so to speak.
Lindsay Halsey | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Google Search Console well suited for business owners, marketing managers, and agencies who want to get started with search engine optimization. Google Search Console is free, powerful, and relatively easy to use.
Mike Calabro | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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You need to understand that the Google Search Console is different than Google Analytics and that you really should use both of them together. Google Search Console offers more suggestions on how to improve your SEO. You can't have one without the other. Depending on who hosts your site, the host analytics might be better than what Google Search Console can offer.
Score 7 out of 10
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Google Search Console is useful for gaining some insights into how your website is perceived by Google and interacted with by those using their search engine. You can get an idea of what keywords are being searched, who links to your site, and the pages that are receiving traffic. If you're using Google Analytics, you can connect the two to get more detailed information.
Jerry Janes | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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It is excellent for SMBs as well as large companies. I cannot envision any scenario where it would not be appropriate. Perhaps with Mom and Pop businesses, or individuals' websites, not all the available functionality might be useful, but it certainly can't hurt to have the headroom.
Frank Watson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Given there is very little else that can provide these insights, it is necessary to use what is out there. While the Google Search Console does provide insights - there is nowhere else that can get this much - Bing has a few extra items, but it tracks Bing traffic which is much smaller
Ruby Goyal | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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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.
Celia Fisher | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Great for figuring out why people are coming to your website. You can use this data to improve the content you have and drive more traffic, leading to more conversions. Also, great for analyzing potential blocks that might be preventing Google from crawling your site as effectively.

Not so great for seeing detailed info about WHEN people came to your site and what they did there. Switch to Google Analytics for purposes like this. GSC is more for analyzing the "why" than the "how" or "when" or "where."
Todd Dodge | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Google Search Console help tie Google Analytics and Google Ads together and give you a more complete overall picture of not only your budgeting costs and results from Ads, and the demographic and behavior from Analytics, but also the search engine behavior and trends that neither Ads nor Analytics offers insights to.
Scott Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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To be completely honest, every site owner or digital firm should be monitoring their Google Search Console. As a free service, there's no reason not to monitor it, and the information it provides is pivotal for good SEO and search performance in the modern era. Since most Analytics programs (including Google Analytics) do not provide a full list of keywords, Search Console can offer some additional insight into search performance.
Rohit Langde | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Whether you are targeting search marketing or paid ads, Search Console will help you to be on the right path and align with your goals. It is a must and a few of the first things to do for any webmaster. I do not see any scenario where it is not suited because it is free and doesn't require any special attention. Website performance on the search engine is automatically tracked and reports can be used to optimize it.