SEMrush: Advanced Keyword and Competitive Research Tool [giveaway]

Just like anything else, doing SEO requires not only knowledge of the best practices and techniques, but also effort and hard work. Yes, effort and hard work is a “standard” requirement with just about anything you do online to succeed. One of the things you need to have, when providing SEO services, or doing it your own, is a set of tools that will help you achieve a specific objective.

Before the privacy issue and other unknown reasons, there were a lot of free tools out there that helped you conduct your keyword and competition researches, without any problems. While there are still some great SEO tools available, sadly, most of them, in one way or another have some limitations.

Enter SEMrush. An advanced keyword and competitive research tool, from the makers of the popular SEOquake.

What is SEMrush?

In a nutshell, SEMrush is a professional software developed for search and marketing professionals, SEO enthusiasts, practitioners, and aspiring SEO Consultants. It provides the user with important SEO data, like how your site is doing in search engine rankings, discovering in the process keywords that you are ranking for and perhaps don’t even know about, and most importantly, it allows you to “spy” on your competitors, on a lot of factors, and on different search engines. Must have on your SEO tool arsenal.

SEMrush SEO Metrics

SEMRush is constantly updating its database. As of their last update (1 November 2012), they now account with 293K+ users, 95million+ keywords,  43million+ domains, on 11 different databases. So in case you are wondering, that’s quite a lot of data that helps provide pretty accurate results.

Here’s a snapshot of what you can do with the tool:

  • See your competitors organic position (and keywords)
  • See your competitors ads text (great if you run a PPC campaign)
  • Find good long-tail keywords
  • Compare various SEO metrics from different domains
  • Research keywords and related
  • Research the CPC of keywords
  • Check search volumes of keywords
  • Find the % of traffic a keyword is bringing to you or your competitors site
  • Find out the cost % of potential traffic per keyword
  • and a lot more…


Now, here’s a great opportunity for readers. SEMrush has been kind enough to provide two lucky people with a one full year of SEMrush PRO account membership. That’s a $1.600 value ($800 each).

All you have to do is provided below. The more you you participate and share, the more your chances of winning. Now if you are in a hurry and want to go ahead and take it for a spin, the free trial will give you a good feel of what you expect from this SEO tool. Who knows, you may win, and all is needed then is to upgrade your account to PRO for one whole year.

Good luck!


DiTesco is a Business and Inbound Marketing Consultant, and founder of iBlogzone's main objective is to help startups and small business owners achieve success in their online ventures. | More About Me and my Digital Marketing Services in SP Brazil.

34 thoughts on “SEMrush: Advanced Keyword and Competitive Research Tool [giveaway]

  • wow wow wow!!!! This is amazing… By the far the best give away anyone can give… Good luck to everyone.

    • Good luck to you Fred…

  • Hi DiTesco! What an awesome giveaway!

    This will be a nice one to win so that I can brush up on my SEO Skills. Thanks for the opportunity.

    • Welcome Ileane. SEMrush is really a great tool to help you “brush” up your skills. Let’s you discover some things that you may not even know about 🙂 Good luck!

  • Fingers crossed for this! Sure could use it to help with my SEO efforts!

    • I have no doubt that this will help you with your SEO efforts Ashley. Good luck!

  • Hi Francisco,

    I’ve read good stuff about this research tool, so I’m in with the giveaway!
    For SEO, everybody needs clear data 🙂
    I really like the Facebook page, full of useful information.

    All the best,


    • Good to know you are in Gera. Hope all is well with you. Good luck!

  • I’ve heard a lot about this amazing tool, that not only spy your competitors keywords but lets you know which your own keywords are ranking… even though you don’t have idea about them. Looking forward to win this contest.

  • Thanks for the wonderful opportunity Fran. Love it. I’m in.

  • I have used some of your resources to learn and teach my clients as well. You are an invaluable assett to the web community. I really enjoyed this overiew and will link to it on my web site for my users to enjoy and prosper from as well.

  • SEMRush makes a very good bunch of tools but I prefer to usethe OSEuntilIcan afford a paid solution

  • This is an awesome giveaway. Checked out the SEMRush FB Page. Besides the disturbing logo (Fox with boobs really?) its a great page!

  • surely great post, for competitor and site analysis SEMRush always always best instead of other services.

  • I am Looking forward to this giveaway. I can’t wait

  • Would love to get this, I am going into some big projects in 2013 🙂

    • Good luck, buddy! Who knows, Santa may be nice to you this year 🙂

  • Hi DiTesco,

    Great giveaway, I’m very excited about the outcome of this one. Keyword tools are very important for webmasters and I know that the SEMrush tool is one of the top tools available.

    Enjoy your week mate, all the best.


    • SEMrush is a great tool indeed and I have been using it quite frequently lately 🙂 Thanks for participating and good luck!

  • I have one tried semrush free trail and its amazing would like to win. it will help me in increasing me seo knowledge

    • My Entry name is Guppu Boss 🙂 When the winner will be announced?

      • Hi. Compiling the entries and moderating. Soon…

  • I wish i could win!!!! I love both semrush and iblogzone!!!

  • The SEOQuake Team Facebook page seems vibrant, with good user enagagement. I just “liked” it and look forward to staying up-to-date with SEOQuake news. However, like Jason I don’t get what’s up with the fox. If she is supposed to be female there are better ways to convey that than sticking breasts on her front.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win SEMrush access. It will be a great assistance in my plans to teach myself SEO and keyword research in the coming year.

  • SEMRush is a great tool. The free account also provide valuable information. Good luck to all who enter!

  • great giveaway! fingers crossed but i never win these things! 🙂

  • Their Facebook page provides a lot of info with some humor added in. I like their promos, but that logo has to go!

  • I am an SEO and just starting now. So I can’t afford to buy softwares or premium accounts if i can get this premium it would be very helpful for me.

  • Participated and want to have it. Love it your blog and semrush give away.

    • Idrees Bro You missed it almost :-p I was completing entries daily 🙂

  • Wow I can not believe I won this prize. I am so glad I participated. Still can not believe this. YEHHHH!!!! lol

    • You are a lucky man Fred. Congrats for winning and may SEMrush be a good companion for you on 2013 🙂 Thanks!

  • Semrush is an awesome tool! Is there any way i could get a free trial ??

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