Track SERPs like a pro, and customize our rank tracker to meet your agency's specific needs
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Add keywords for SERP trackingClick "Add Keywords", choose your rank tracking location, and you're off to the races.
Delete keywords from trackingWhen keywords are no longer needed, quickly and easily delete them from Rank Tracker.
View keyword ranking historyClick any individual keyword to view it's complete ranking history
Add / remove search enginesOpen the settings slider and click to enable/disable Google, Google Local, Bing, and more
Configure rank tracking locationsOur dashboard allows you to specify one or more geo-targeted locations from which your SERP results will be emulated
Work with location-based metrics and filtersToggle the locations column on/off and filter by location for both the dashboards and automated reports
Delete all keywords for a single locationApply a location filter, then delete keywords as normal
Configure URL ScopeURL Scope determines which pages on a site are eligible to be reported in the Rank Tracker module.
Enable or Disable SERP tracking metricsOpen the settings slider and click the check boxes to enable or disable your desired search engines and metrics.
Enable/disable Google 3-pack settingGo to the campaign's settings and navigate to the Advanced tab. Enable or disable Google 3pack under Rank Tracker and click Save.
Track rankings for a Google Business ProfileIntegrating a Google Business Profile (GBP) is vital for accurate Google Local rankings.
Manage tagged keywords in the Rank Tracker integrationFilter by tag to better organize and analyze your keyword data
Apply/remove custom keyword tagsTick the box next to your selected keyword, and click the "tag" button at the top of the keywords column
Add/Remove starred keywordsWe offer the option to "Star" important keywords in order to track your most crucial keywords more effectively.
Manage starred keywords within the Rank Tracker integrationThere are two ways with which you can use the "Star" option to interact with the dashboard.
Configure rank tracking languageWhen adding keywords, select the rank tracking language from the drop down
Work with language-based metrics and filters in the Rank Tracker sectionToggle the language column on/off and filter by language for both the dashboards and automated reports
Interpret the colored ranking chartsThe colored "bar charts" display the number of your tracked keywords which fall into specific ranking ranges
Add new locations to existing keywords for rank trackingUse the "Add Keywords" button, and enter keywords like normal (with a different location)
Select all (or a range) of keywordsTick the box next to your first keyword, hold down "SHIFT", then tick the box next to your last keyword
Find the CID number for a Google Business ProfileThe Google Business Profile (GBP) CID number is typically displayed in either the URL or the GBP page source-code
Get keyword suggestionsGenerate long-tail keyword variants alongside global monthly search data from your choice of data sources.
View SERP competition data for each keywordClick on a keyword in Rank Tracker, then select the SERP tab.
Manually verify SERPsSERPS can be verified in the dashboard for tracked keywords by using our "SERP link", with a screenshot of the most recent SERPs.
Bulk import historical keyword rankings from another providerSelect "Data Import" from the sidebar on your root dashboard, click "Import", then follow the prompts.
SERP feature definitions for Rank TrackerSERP features can be tracked alongside keywords for both Google and Google Mobile searches by turning on these metrics within Rank Tracker.
Understanding SERP features keyword dataSERP features may be returned for any keyword tracked in Rank Tracker.
Inaccurate rankingsRank tracking is as much art as science, and rankings can vary based on location, URL, language and date. Incorrect Rankings? Start here.
Duplicate keywords are shown in my campaignCheck to see if your keywords have different locations or languages by enabling those columns in your Rank Tracker dashboard settings
I received an error message when importing historical rankings dataThis usually results from improper formatting of either a CSV file, or of the folder structure
Advanced keyword ranking settingsTell our Rank Tracker which Google Business Profiles to track, and choose whether your Google rankings include or ignore the Google 3-pack.
What is Google Mobile in the Rank Tracker?The "Google Mobile" data shows how your site is ranking on Google search results from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
What is Google Local in the Rank Tracker?The "Google Local" data in our Rank Tracker shows how your Google Business Profile is ranking on Google Maps
What top level domains (TLDs) do we support for rank tracking?This is a list of top level domains we fetch keyword rankings for.
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
Are search volumes global or local?Search volumes are reported at the national level for the location configured for each keyword
Are the search volumes displayed broad match or exact match?All search volumes reported in our rankings integration are "exact match"
How many positions does AgencyAnalytics monitor for each search engine?Google: 100, Local: 20, Bing: 50, Mobile: 100
How do multi-location SERPs relate to the Google Business Profile?In order to fetch accurate multi-location Google Local SERPs, it's crucial to connect each GBP page that the client maintains
How are keyword/location pairs counted toward my account's keyword limit?Each keyword/location pairing counts toward your limit as a separate keyword
Can I export ranking data?Yes, just use our standard "Export" functionality
Can I import historical keyword tracking data?Yes, just use our import function within your company's administrator account
How often are rankings updated?In order to obtain consistent metrics, rankings are updated once every 24 hours
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
How do the different URL scopes work?Determine which pages on a site will be pulled in for rankings using our 3 URL scope options.
How does AgencyAnalytics fetch rankings?SEO rankings can vary dramatically based on a variety of factors.
Can I allow clients to add their own keywords?With the proper permissions enabled, clients can add their own keywords
Can I set a quota on how many keywords each client can add?This is not possible at this time.
Can I upload keywords using a .csv file?CSV files are not currently supported for adding keywords
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 SERP results.