Discover how Stillio can give you an edge over your competitors
Understanding who your competitors are is necessary for starting and running your business.
Competitor research requires you to constantly monitor competitors’ websites, social media channels, and other aspects of their online presence. However, keeping an eye on them by manually visiting all their digital touchpoints can take up most of your valuable time and be challenging to fit into your business agenda.
That’s where Stillio and Semrush come in. The popular automated website screenshot-capturing tool Stillio partnered with Semrush to offer a comprehensive solution for tracking competitors and staying ahead of the competition.
This article will demonstrate how to use Semrush for competitor research and combine it with Stillio.
Taking the first step in online competitor research can be daunting, especially if you’re doing it yourself. The good news is — that you can use tools like Stillio and Semrush to automate most of these processes, get valuable insights into your competitors’ online presence, and save time to do more important tasks.
Here’s how you can start your journey of online competitors’ research using these two tools:
We can begin by visiting Stillio and setting up automated screenshots of competitors’ websites and social profiles. Why? Having these screenshots directly saved to your account will enable you to keep tabs on changes in real-time without manually checking each competitor’s page and social media feeds.
To start with Stillio, you’ll first need to gather the URLs of competitors’ websites and social profiles you want to track. Then, you can adjust the capture frequency to get updated images as often as you wish.
Once the account is created, Stillio will begin taking screenshots according to your instructions and save them in your account. These screenshots can be accessed anytime from your account dashboard, which will help you know how your competitors have progressed over time.
You can organize your different URLs with tags for easier reference if you have more than one brand to track.
Once you have set up screenshot automation with Stillio, it’s time to dive deep into metrics to complement those screenshots. Semrush’s Trends report would be the perfect fit, as it is specifically designed for competitor research.
Suppose you haven’t had the chance to meet them yet. In that case, Semrush specializes in SEO and online marketing, providing various tools that cover most marketers’ digital needs.
With the. Trends report at your disposal; you can track competitor traffic and get an overview of the market in several different ways:
In addition to its comprehensive suite of tools, Semrush offers a valuable report called EyeOn. This report allows you to know your competitors’ latest activities, such as newly published blog posts, SEM ads, social media interactions, and more. To harness the full potential of this feature, use EyeOn reports with Stillio’s screenshots.
For example, suppose EyeOn notifies you of a competitor’s new blog post, and you’ve set up Stillio to capture screenshots of their blog regularly. You can quickly locate and analyze the post’s content in that case. This powerful combination of Semrush and Stillio lets you stay up-to-date with your competitor’s strategies and adapt your approach accordingly.
Stillio and Semrush are powerful tools for competitor research. Combining automated screenshots with comprehensive competitor analysis allows you to gain invaluable insights into your competitors’ online presence and make informed decisions about your online strategy.
Whether tracking competitor traffic, market metrics, or staying ahead of competitor activity, with Stillio and Semrush, you can get the comprehensive approach to competitor research needed to stay ahead in today’s crowded business landscape. Plus, with Semrush’s 14-day free trial, you can use these powerful tools today and experience the difference.
So why wait? Start your free trial now and take your competitor research to a new level.