Semrush vs. Ahrefs

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What to expect from a great [software category]

General overview of what a great [software category] should be able to offer your business in [current year]. 3 or 4 paragraphs max here. Paragraphs should cover the core aspects of "jobs to be done".

e.g. If you're comparing SEO software, then a brief overview of which SEO elements a good SEO tool should be able to do well and why.

  • Keyword Research
  • Competitor Analysis
  • On-Page SEO
  • Link Building
  • Internal Linking

What does Ahrefs and Semrush claim to do?

Look at the vendor's website, product positioning/messaging and sum up who they're best for and what they claim their product can do for them.

Semrush claims to...

Ahrefs says it's for...

Check out where they stand on software review websites

Data supplied as of March 15, 2021

This should be a table of the average customer review ratings across software review websites. Ahrefs' vs page has a good version worth looking at. Be sure to update the data once every 3-6 months.

Keyword research should be simple

Conducting keyword research isn’t an easy task. It takes time, effort and reflection on your brand or business. Here are a few steps to getting started though

This is the first step of keyword research and involves finding keywords and phrases that relate closely to your brand or business. When creating this list bear in mind

Content explaining how Tool A approaches its workflow to Product Area 1. Image should be a dashboard/product shot in action.

e.g. If this section focuses on keyword research, then the product image should be the keyword research suite.

Could talk a little bit about how Tool A is superior to Tool B in a specific way. e.g. UX/UI, more finite control.

Content explaining how Tool B approaches its workflow to Product Area 1. Image should be a dashboard/product shot in action.

e.g. If this section focuses on keyword research, then the product image should be the keyword research suite.

Could talk a little bit about how Tool B is superior to Tool A in a specific way. e.g. more results shown per page