The Power of Website Competition Analysis

by Belinda on February 13, 2010

Competitive Analysis

Website Competition Analysis is a very important part of running any type of successful on-line business. Thanks to technology Website Competition Analysis is something you can do quite easily. If some of your biggest competitors are having huge success, then it makes perfect sense to check-out what your competitors are doing right, and in some cases by emulating their success it will help your Internet Marketing Business in many ways.

Continuously keeping an eye on your competition especially in Internet Marketing helps you stay in touch with what your competitors are doing and helps you stay on top of the latest marketing trends. Conducting Competitive Analysis on a business can be very beneficial but it may also be very rewarding following your mentor , by replicating their great idea’s, or strategy’s, which they have spent years perfecting, you can share some of their success’s.  With proven financial and professional success, why wouldn’t you want to follow in their footsteps?

A few ideas’ on how to conduct your Website Competition Analysis are:

• Check what your competition is doing right.
• Check what your competition are doing wrong.
• Keep up to date on industry news.
• Check out what gives other business’s the edge over its competitors.

It’s not like your spying or anything there are plenty of tools on-line to help with Website Competition Analysis, there is nothing wrong with wanting to keep up-to-date on what your competitors are up to. If you have a competitive brand, it is probably a good idea to use a secondary account rather than your brand name, just so you are not obvious, competitors can block you from their sites, especially on social media sites. A little competition is healthy and  keeps us on our toes.

A few ways you can keep up with your completion:

  • Follow them on Twitter.
  • Subscribe to their newsletter.
  • Check out their site stats with on-line tools that analyse other sites.
  • Subscribe to their blog.
  • Check out nay promotions, product launches and new products.
  • Research what keywords they are focusing on for SEO and see it you can come up with keywords that can out rank them using tools such as  Market Samurai.
  • Know their weaknesses and use this to your advantage.

Website Competition Analysis should be important part of your regular routine because keeping your eye on competitors will help your business dramatically. You can learn so much from what your competitors are doing and you can be sure that they are learning from you to.

Of course there are many ways to compete with your competitors, which can be learned from a good internet marketing education through an affiliate online program like Sean Rasmussen’s “Year of the Affiliate” e book. Click the image below which is linked to Sean’s site for more information about how you can stand out from your online competitors.


Year Of The Affiliate

Cheers!

BelindaO

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Market Samurai Fan February 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Market Samurai can help you with SEO (to examine your competition) and to analyze keywords (used by competition or unused yet).

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Cade February 13, 2010 at 10:30 pm

Hi There Market Samurai Fan

Yes it is a great tool, we are avid users, we have also used their monetize function to put affiliate products on our blogs, was so simple. It is a very valuable tool to any on-line business.

Cheers!

Cade & Belinda

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Jan Littlehales February 14, 2010 at 1:47 am

Some fabulous information here Cade. I must admit I don’t do enough of this – must amend my ways! By the way, yout site look great. Loads of stuff on it, but it doesn’t look cluttered and messy. Nice job 🙂 Jan
.-= Jan Littlehales´s last blog ..Raising Great Kids – Reading =-.

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BelindaO February 14, 2010 at 2:53 am

Thanks Jan,
Thats very nice of you to say that. Glad you like it.
Cheers,
Belinda

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Lina Nguyen February 16, 2010 at 3:38 am

Hi Belinda, Hi Cade

Very timely for me to read your blog post because I need to get stuck into competition analysis. Great also to see you guys putting into practice what you preach – and getting fantastic results from it. Well done.

Lina

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Cade Arnel February 18, 2010 at 6:26 am

Hi Lina,

Hope our post helps, you are also going great guns!!

Regards

Belinda & Cade

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