Market Samurai Review
Market Samurai is one of the most popular and longest running tools in the SEO community. Despite its’ sometimes buggy and incomplete data, Market Samurai is one of the best marketing tools you can find online.
Market Samurai Features
Market Samurai has several features, which are constantly being updated and improved by the developers. Right now, these are the features available on Market Samurai:
Rank Tracker: Want to track your ranks in the serps? Market Samurai has you covered. You can track an unlimited number of domains and keywords up to 1,000 results per keyword (100 pages). The data for you selected url and keyword is set up in a very simple table and historical data is available in chart form.
In addition, the rank tracker also helps estimate SEO traffic, SEO and PPC competition, SEO Value, and it enables you to filter keywords through these settings.
SEO Competition: Analyzing the top results for a specific search result is a vital part of SEO. Market Samurai analyzes the top ten results for a specific result and displays data like: domain age, page rank, backlinks to the page, backlinks to the domain, number of edu/gov link, and several other on-page factors.
This data can help you replicate the backlinking strategy of the sites on the front page to hopefully help you join them at the top.
Domain: This feature enables you to find new, expiring, or dropped domain names. Pretty simple and clear-cut…
Monetization: Have a site ranking but don’t know how to monetize it? Market Samurai can help you find products from Amazon, Clickbank, Commission Junction, or PayDotCom affiliate network.
Find Content: Type in a keyword in this section and you’ll find content in the largest article directories, blogs, and news sites on the Internet. Every page result will have the page’s PR, backlinks, keyword density, and date published.
Publish Content: This is a feature not many people use but essentially this feature integrates Market Samurai to WordPress so you can post content you have found.
Promotion: Finally, the promotion feature helps users find backlinking opportunities on web 2.0 properties, blogs, forums, and other sites. Each link that Market Samurai finds also will show data like whether the page is no-follow, the age of the page, and the backlinks.
Pros and Cons Of Market Samurai
Market Samurai is a useful marketing tool although it is not as powerful as it once was. Still, the pros outweigh the cons and Market Samurai is worth buying.
- Provides excellent data on competitor’s backlinks/site
- Rank tracker is very accurate
- Has a powerful keyword tool to find undiscovered/easy niches
- Is organized and provides data in a simple, easy to understand way.
- Is constantly updated
- Tends to get very buggy/slow every so often
- Could organize each individual project better
- Monetization tool could use a revamp
Overall, Market Samurai is a tool worth buying and for a one time free of only $149, it’s well worth buying. Overall, it’s a solid 9/10 tool that will benefit your SEO efforts as soon as you start using it.