quick tips

Quick Tip: Competitive Intellegence on a Subdomain Level

Compete PRO has the ability to show you performance on a subdomain level. A lot of insights can be drawn from companies that use subdomains to organize and divide up their website.  Some examples of insights gleaned from subdomain activity are listed below: Month-over-month and year-over-year changes in Unique Visits can indicate a shift in content strategy and performance. Some business to business companies segment their client lists via subdomain

Quick Tip: Overview of Site Comparisons

You can compare up to 5 sites quickly and easily using a Compete PRO account or compare up to two competitors using our free site analytics tool. The images and steps provided below will outline the process for using Compete PRO’s data to benchmark your competitors. This section allows you to type in any five domains you’re interested in comparing, or you can load an existing saved group if you’ve

Quick Tip: Exporting Referral Analytics Reports

Referral analytics reports can be quickly and easily exported from the Incoming Traffic Tab of the site, in three different views (Grouped Referring Sites, Referring Sites, & Referring Categories). You can can download each report respectively, by selecting each individually and clicking the export to csv button for each. 1. Select the Incoming Traffic Tab 2. Choose one of the views (all three reports are grouped differently) 3. Export to

Quick Tip: Traffic Dashboard – Traffic Insights

Compete has organized a number of pre-configured Traffic Insights to help you identify sources of traffic growth and decline by performance and domain categorization. Top Growing Sites – A list of the top growth domains, or domains with the largest percent growth month over month. Top Declining Sites – A list of the top declining domains, or domains with the largest percent decline in referrals month over month. Long Tail

Quick Tip: Overview of the PRO Referral Analytics Traffic Dashboard

Compete PRO Advanced Referral Analytics tool allows you to track the activity of your competition, industry category, and gives you a head-to-head comparison of referral traffic with your competition. There are two basic parts to Compete’s referral analytics reports on site level and category level referral reports, explained below. The comparison reports show the full referral share comparisons in a Traffic Details interface, only. This article will review the following

Quick Tip: Referral Analytics Traffic Summary Overview

The Traffic Summary gives you an at-a-glance look at traffic trends for the domain’s visits over the last 24 months as well as the change that has happened in the visits levels from the prior month and the changes that happened from the largest site referrers, see the corresponding outline below for the correlations. Two years of trended visits data for the domain you’re running the referral analytics report for.

Quick Tip: PRO Referral Analyics Dashboard Overview of Traffic Insights

Compete PRO Advanced has organized a number of pre-configured Traffic Insights to help you identify sources of traffic growth and decline by performance and domain categorization from within our Referral Analytics tool. Top Growing Sites – A list of the top growth domains, or domains with the largest percent growth month over month. Top Declining Sites – A list of the top declining domains, or domains with the largest percent

Quick Tip: Customizing Ranked Lists

In addition to our Search and Referral analytics tools, Compete PRO offers configurable, exportable, and embeddable Ranked Lists. These lists can be organized in a number of different ways in order to tailor it most closely to your needs. Since this is an introduction to the tool I will review navigating and configuring the lists below. Navigating To The Ranked Lists Tool Up at the top menu bar select Analytics

Quick Tip: Keyword Volume Graph

Compete offers keyword volume information trended over the past two years for its PRO users with Standard and Advance level subscriptions. This helps you understand what the prime marketing season is for your competition. In this example, Amazon.com is greatly influenced by the holiday retail system. One can gather insights by looking at these trends, could be economic, if you look at paid search activity in 2008 it differs slightly

Quick-Tip: Search Analytics Reports 5 Ways

PRO customers all have access to the five basic types of search analytics reports; search referrals by Site, search referrals by Category, search referrals by Comparison, Keyword Destination Broad Match, and Keyword Destination Exact Match. The sections below will describe each in more detail. Search Referral Reports by Site This report allows you to see the last 90-days of keyword activity for a specific url, see the example below. Search

Quick Tip: Content Selection and Exporting

Compete makes it easy to select and export the content you’ve already filtered. For instance, if you’ve selected a 6 month time frame in amazon.com’s site profile with the Visits and Average Time metrics comparison, you’ll only export these two metrics under this time-frame when you export to CSV. Using the image below you can follow the steps to pull these metrics for the past six months. Select Average Stay