SEMrush is a full suite of online marketing tools, all stemming from the web’s #1 keyword database (next to Google). It is easily the best source for large amounts of search engine query data, for multiple sites.


On this page, you will find a variety of ways to utilize SEmrush so that ANYONE CAN BECOME AN EXPERT search engine analyst.

Let me know if you sign up through me ;)


Originally SEMrush was just the best keyword research tool. But they have created so many additional tools over the past decade, that they are now broken up into 4 toolkits:

SEO Toolkit

  • Domain Overview
  • Traffic Analytics
  • Organic Research
  • Keyword Gap
  • Backlink Gap
  • Keyword Overview
  • Keyword Magic Tool
  • Keyword Difficulty
  • Organic Traffic Insights
  • Backlink Analytics
  • Backlink Audit
  • Link Building Tool
  • Position Tracking
  • Sensor
  • Site Audit
  • SEO Content Template
  • On Page SEO Checker

Advertising Toolkit

  • Advertising Research
  • Charts
  • Keyword Overviews
  • Keyword Gap
  • Keyword Magic Tool
  • Ad Builder
  • PLA Research
  • Display Advertising

Content Toolkit

  • Content Audit
  • Post Tracking
  • Topic Research
  • SEO Content Template
  • SEO Writing Assistant
  • Brand Monitoring

Social Media Toolkit

  • Social Media Poster
  • Social Media Tracker

SEO Quake

Another way to access SEMrush’s plethora of data is through their Chrome Extension, SEO Quake. It provides on-the-fly page search engine results page metrics and site analyses.

A very convenient bonus provided by SEMrush.

SEO Quake


Watch videos to help you get up to speed on (almost) everything SEMrush has to offer.

SEMrush's YouTube Channel

Find great search engine marketing videos to help you understand both SEMrush and online marketing. It includes great Playlist including SEO Surgery, Super League Roundtable, Search News Recaps, Live Site Audits, and more!
Be sure to subscribe to SEMrush to really take advantage of all this easily accessible data.

SEMrush 101

Published by SEMrush on Jan 26, 2017
Watch as Customer Success Lead Ryan West walks you through how to use the best Internet Marketing Software in SEMrush. SEMrush strives to educate its users so that you can get the most out of your subscription and receive the highest ROI as soon as possible.

How To Find Long Tail Keywords

Published by SEMrush on May 4, 2017
As a marketer, long tail keywords represent specific intentions, specific pain points, and specific desires of your target audience. When we’re looking for our ideal long tail keywords, we’re looking for a few things:

SEMrush Keyword Magic Tool Tutorial

Published by SEMrush on Feb 21, 2017
The SEO Keyword Magic Tool is a wonderful tool that helps make the world of SEO Keyword Research that much easier. This tool is perfect for exploring topics, finding semantically related subtopics and building a master list of keywords to target with SEO or paid search efforts.:

Content Analyzer with Krista Tidman

Published by SEMrush on Mar 13, 2018
Check the full course on SEMrush’s SEO tools at the SEMrush Academy. Join Krista Tidman from SEMrush and find out how to improve your content to get more social shares, backlinks, and improve your rankings with the help of the Content Analyzer.

Mastering Link Building with SEMrush

Published by SEMrush on Mar 5, 2018
Do you want to be the master of your links or do you want your links to be masters over you? Make the right choice and watch SEMrush webinar! Throughout this webinar, we discussed with live examples the most important aspects of link building from disavowal to creation.

SEMrush New Killer Features Best Practice (Q4 2017)

Published by SEMrush on Mar 5, 2018
New Navigation, SEO Toolkit, Advertising Toolkit, Display Advertising, Filter by Period, PPC Keyword Tool – Local metrics (volume, CPC, Comp.), Ads Builder – Display Ads creation, Social Media Toolkit , Social Media Poster, new social networks, best time to publish, Content Marketing Toolkit, Topic Research Tool – completely new tool, Brand Monitoring, Tracking selected domain, Questions

How to [Partially] Automate Your SEO Agency Using Google Sheets

Published by SEMrush on Jan 26, 2017
Ryan Stewart discusses some of the features you may not be familiar with in Google Sheets. Exploring his own successes as a founder of digital marketing agency Webris, Ryan demonstrates how you can use Google Sheets to automate some of the processes in your marketing efforts and free up time to concentrate on other aspects of your marketing.

If you are looking for a professional marketing consultant to help you truly uncover needle-moving, revenue-generating data from SEMrush (or from any other dataset), you can contact me here. You can also learn more about me here. If you want to chat about ways we can partner and do something awesome with SEMrush and/or data, I’m open to that as well 🙂



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