Rankings

Track SERPs like a pro, and customize our rank tracker to meet your agency's specific needs

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How To

Add keywords for SERP tracking

Click "Add Keywords", choose your rank tracking location, and you're off to the races.
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Delete keywords from tracking

Made a mistake? Need to get back under your keyword limit? Just tick the boxes and click "delete".
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View keyword ranking history

Click any individual keyword to view it's complete ranking history
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Add / remove search engines

Open the settings slider and click to enable/disable Google, Google Local, Bing, and more
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Configure rank tracking locations

Our dashboard allows you to specify one or more geo-targeted locations from which your SERP results will be emulated
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Work with location-based metrics and filters

Toggle the locations column on/off and filter by location for both the dashboards and automated reports
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Delete all keywords for a single location

Apply a location filter, then delete keywords as normal
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Configure Match Types

Match types determine which pages on a site are eligible to be reported in the rankings module.
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Enable/Disable additional SERP tracking metrics

Open the settings slider and click to enable/disable your desired metrics
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Enable/disable Google 3-pack setting

This setting can be toggled to either include or disregard results from the Google 3-Pack for your organic SERPs
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Track rankings for a Google My Business page

Integrating a Google My Business Page (GMB) is vital for accurate Google Local rankings.
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Manage tagged keywords in the rank tracking integration

Filter by tag to better organize an analyze your keyword data
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Apply/remove custom keyword tags

Tick the box next to your selected keyword, and click the "tag" button at the top of the keywords column
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Add/Remove starred keywords

We offer the option to "Star" important keywords in order to track your most crucial keywords more effectively.
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Manage starred keywords within the rank tracking integration

There are two ways with which you can use the "Star" option to interact with the dashboard.
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Configure rank tracking language

When adding keywords, select the rank tracking language from the drop down
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Work with language-based metrics and filters in the Rankings section

Toggle the language column on/off and filter by language for both the dashboards and automated reports
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Interpret the colored ranking charts

The colored "bar charts" display the number of your tracked keywords which fall into specific ranking ranges
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Add additional locations to existing keywords for SERP tracking

Use the "Add Keywords" button, and enter keywords like normal (with a different location)
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Select all (or a range) of keywords

Tick the box next to your first keyword, hold down "SHIFT", then tick the box next to your last keyword
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Find the CID number for a Google My Business Listing

The Google My Business (GMB) CID number is typically displayed in either the URL or the GMB page source-code
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Get keyword suggestions

Generate long-tail keyword variants alongside global monthly search data from your choice of data sources.
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View SERP competition data for each keyword

Click on a keyword in the rank tracker, then select the SERP tab.
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Manually verify SERPs

SERPS can be verified in the dashboard for tracked keywords by using our "SERP link", with a screenshot of the most recent SERPs.
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FAQs

Why is daily ranking data not available after 90 days?

We archive daily ranking data more than 90 days old in order to maintain a reasonable load on our server infrastructure
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Can I purchase additional keywords?

Yes, additional keywords are available for purchase on an ala carte basis.
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Why are some of my SERP changes not reflected on the graph on the main rankings page of the dashboard?

SERPs that drop to "not found" on the last date of the selected time period are excluded from the Google Change metric and graph
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How are results emulated for state/province/national ranking locations?

We fetch these results using the UULE parameter; only Google's search team knows exactly how those results are calculated
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Are search volumes global or local?

Search volumes are reported at the national level for the location configured for each keyword
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Are the search volumes displayed broad match or exact match?

All search volumes reported in our rankings integration are "exact match"
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How many positions does AgencyAnalytics monitor for each search engine?

Google: 100, Local: 20, Bing: 50, Mobile: 100
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How do multi-location SERPs relate to the Google Business Page?

In order to fetch accurate multi-location Google Local SERPs, it's crucial to connect each GMB page that the client maintains
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How are keyword/location pairs counted toward my account's keyword limit?

Each keyword/location pairing counts toward your limit as a separate keyword
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Can I track specific SERP keywords for a competitor?

Yes, but not in the competitors module. You'll need to create a separate campaign.
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Can I export ranking data?

Yes, just use our standard "Export" functionality
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Can I import historical keyword tracking data?

Yes, just use our import function within your company's administrator account
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How often are rankings updated?

In order to obtain consistent metrics, rankings are updated once every 24 hours
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How do I edit the location for an existing keyword?

Keyword/location pairings cannot be modified. Instead, add an additional location, and optionally delete the existing location
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How do the different match types work?

Determine which pages on a site will be pulled in for rankings using our 3 match type options.
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How does AgencyAnalytics fetch rankings?

SEO rankings can vary dramatically based on a variety of factors.
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Can I allow clients to add their own keywords?

With the proper permissions enabled, clients can add their own keywords
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Can I set a quota on how many keywords each client can add?

This is not possible at this time.
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Can I upload keywords using a .csv file?

CSV files are not currently supported for adding keywords
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What does it mean when a keyword is "Not Found"?

Simply put, rankings labeled as "not found" mean your URL was not found in the top 100 SERPs.
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