Position Tracking Tool
Check the search rankings of your website over time, compare it to your competitors, and discover new opportunities to get into Google’s top results.Start Position Tracking
What You Can Monitor with Position Tracking
Use this report to see and compare side-by-side your and your competitors’ rankings in Google’s organic top 3, 10, 20, and 100, as well as the ranking in the top paid results from Google Ads.
Here you can monitor keyword rankings for your website or a competitor and track any movements. The report also shows rankings on a SERP and enables you to filter down the results to see what keywords activate SERP features.
This tab helps you identify the top-performing landing page of a particular domain and analyze the metrics of the keywords correlating with that page. You can also monitor the pages that started or stopped performing for a particular query, be it the pages of your website or the ones of your competitor.
Here you can spot the domains competing with yours for traffic and track their performance on a dedicated Competition Map. Large circles on a graph will show you to what extent the domain from Google’s top 3-100 competes with your website for keywords and traffic.
Devices and Locations
Monitor how a website performs across different locations and devices such as desktop, smartphone or tablet. You can also compare the search volume from different regions to one another.
Discover your opportunities to appear on Google’s SERP with the Featured Snippets section. Set up a project to check SERP features-triggering keywords with search trends. With this info, you get a clear picture of what keywords your website lacks for getting to SERP.
How to Use Position Tracking
Get a Quick Overview
The main tab shows you all the key figures for your project. Here you can see detailed graphs of visibility, estimated traffic, and average position for the keywords set.
Here you can get a quick progress review of the campaign you’re running and track the success of your competitors. You get a sneak peek of all tool metrics, which are sorted by customizable date.
Your ultimate tool for evaluating SEO efforts
Track your positions for any keyword
Daily updated data shows you how your optimization efforts help your keyword ranking progress in paid and organic search over time. Keep track of competitors’ keyword rankings with side-by-side comparison to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. You can also create multilingual tracking campaigns for any location you need and filter down to location-specific data.
Discover local competitors
While creating a search engine position tracking campaign with Semrush, you can add up to ten competing domains. Based on the location that you choose for your tracking campaign, the Competitors Discovery feature will show you which local competitors are ranking in Google’s top 100 results for the same keywords that you are targeting.
Group keywords with tags
With the keyword grouping feature in Position Tracking, you can effortlessly manage thousands of search terms. You can group them by specific words or brand names. You can also add the same keyword to different groups – each keyword can have up to five tags.
Target different devices
With the Semrush Position Tracking tool, you can select whether statistics will be collected from desktops, tablets, or smartphones. You’ll also be able to view and compare your own positions in desktop and mobile index on the same graph.
Create visual reports
Make your reporting easy with Position Tracking. Schedule standard reports to be sent to you, or use Report Builder to create custom templates, or add detailed annotations or additional images to your PDFs. You can integrate the data into Google Data Studio and create custom reports and dashboards.