Rank Tracker Update – Free Plans & Pricing Revealed

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I'm really glad to be able to share with you some more information about the new Rank Tracker service.

This blog post contains a lot of information, but I wanted to answer as many of your questions as possible about our new service. In particular this blog post will cover:

  1. A recap on the current status of the Rank Tracker module.
  2. A status update of the progress of the new Rank Tracker service.
  3. What's different about the new Rank Tracking service?
  4. Details of our FREE keyword tracking plan – based on our usage data I'm pleased to announce our free offering will satisfy the needs of over 92% of our users.
  5. Details of our pricing plans – and how you can get access to a 50% discount.
  6. How our new Rank Tracker service is different to other services on the market.

There's a lot to cover, so let's get started.

1. Rank Tracker is currently working and functional in Market Samurai

It's important to reiterate that the current Rank Tracker module is currently working and functional.

Efter Google ändrar vår första prioritet var att så snabbt som möjligt återställa kärnfunktioner. snabbt, under en period av flera dagar vi släppt uppdateringar som restaurerade funktionalitet till alla våra kärnmoduler.

Viktigast ÄR Rank Tracker arbetar. Det stora flertalet av våra användare övervaka färre än 50 sökord och vår service ska fungera smidigt för dessa användare.

Om du kollar ett stort antal nyckelord (100 +) kan du bli ombedd att fylla i en captcha för att fortsätta att dra tillbaka ranking data, men du kan fortfarande hämta den fullständiga uppsättningen sökord uppgifter.

2 Vilka framsteg har gjorts på den nya Rank Tracker service och då kommer det att vara redo att använda?

Sedan återupprätta full funktionalitet till marknaden Samurai vi har outtröttligt arbetat för att ge dig den nya "molnet" version av vårt Rank Tracking tjänst.

Här är en snabb uppdatering om hur vi ska:

  • Vi har redan gjort stora framsteg att bygga infrastruktur och tjänster back-end för att leverera den nya Rank Tracking tjänst.
  • Vi har pratat med över ett dussin rang spåra uppgiftslämnare och förhandlat fram en hel del på din räkning för att med säkerhet kunna hantera kraven från vår användarbas - på över 200 miljoner ranking kontroller per månad, är detta en betydande belastning för många av de leverantörer som vi har talat med!
  • Vi har utformat ett lättanvänt gränssnitt för att snabbt och enkelt migrera din befintliga Rank Tracker information till molnet och för att hantera dina online-kampanjer.

Så när kommer detta att vara redo för dig att använda?

Även om vi har gjort stora framsteg hittills, är vår nuvarande bästa uppskattningen att vi kommer att vara i stånd till en stor betatest i ca 2-3 veckor, med en offentlig lansering om 2 veckor efter det. Detta kommer att ge våra betatestare en chans att få några veckors ranking rapporter genom att spola ut eventuella problem innan vi göra den tillgänglig för alla.

Jag inser att detta är längre än vi ursprungligen beräknat, men jag tror att du håller med om att det är viktigare att se till att den nya versionen är så tillförlitlig och stabil som möjligt, och det innebär ett par veckor än vad vi ursprungligen beräknat.

Du kan vara säker på att detta är vår # 1 prioritet och varje tillgänglig resurs på Noble Samurai arbetar för att ge dig den nya Rank Tracking tjänsten så fort som möjligt.

Än en gång, är den befintliga Rank Tracker-modul arbetar och kommer att kunna tjäna de flesta av våra användares ranking krav tills vi är i stånd att rulla ut vår nya tjänst.

3 Så vad är annorlunda om den nya Rank Tracking Service?

Om du har använt Rank Tracker kommer du snabbt att inse dess främsta nackdel - det är långsamt! Det är ett problem att de nuvarande Rank Tracker modul aktier med alla stationära rang kontrollera programvara.

Om du menar allvar med att kontrollera din ranking, måste du brand upp programmet varje vecka, klicka på "Uppdatera Ranking" knappen och sedan vänta upp till en halvtimme eller mer innan alla din ranking data har uppdaterats! Och ju fler sökord som du spårar, desto långsammare blir det!

Och det är för varje Rank Tracker datafil som du har. Många av våra användare har flera webbplatser eller klienter som de behöver för att kontrollera rankingen för, och var och en av dessa i en annan projektfil. Om du har 3 eller 4 filer, kan hela processen ta flera timmar att slutföra, vilket inte är idealiska.

Den nya Rank Tracking service är mycket olika. Istället för att behöva kontrollera dina sökord själv, vi kontrollerar de sökord för din räkning automatiskt, och skickar ett mail varje vecka när dina sökord ranking är klara.

Såhär fungerar:

  1. Först ladda upp dina befintliga Rank Tracking filer till Noble Samurai "molnet" servrar, där dina ranking data lagras.
  2. Välj sedan vilka sökord du vill övervaka en gång i veckan. Du nominera också vilken dag i veckan du vill att dina ranking kontroller uppdateras.
  3. En gång i veckan kommer våra "molnet" servrar kolla din ranking för din räkning (du behöver inte ens behöver din dator vara påslagen! Allt sker automatiskt på våra servrar).
  4. När din ranking har kontrollerats och din ranking rapporter färdig kommer vi att skicka ett e-postmeddelande så att du vet.
  5. Du kan sedan öppna Rank Tracker, och direkt se dina rankingdata.

Eftersom vi gör alla tunga lyft från våra "moln" servrar, spenderar du mindre tid att vänta på resultaten, och kan ägna mer tid åt att tolka dina data!

4 Vilka är detaljerna i FREE Rank Tracking planen för befintliga Market Samurai ägare?

Vår stora förhoppning var att vi skulle kunna erbjuda en gratis rang spårningsplan för befintliga ägare av både marknaden Samurai och artikel Samurai.

Vi har tillbringat de senaste veckorna att analysera användningsmönster hos våra nuvarande kunder, och även aggressivt förhandla med rankning uppgiftslämnare att förstå:

  1. Om en fri plan är ekonomiskt möjligt alls; och
  2. Vilken GRATIS planen skulle innehålla för våra befintliga användare.

Den goda nyheten är att vi kommer att kunna erbjuda en stor GRATIS plan för alla nuvarande ägare av våra produkter.

I en analys av vår ranking användningsdata under det senaste året, avslöjade vi följande användningsmönster för våra nuvarande kunder:

92% spåra mindre än 50 sökord
7% spår mellan 51-500 sökord
1% koll över 500 sökord

Vårt mål var att ge en gratis plan som skulle se till att så många kunder som möjligt skulle vara helt opåverkad av de Rank Tracker ändras.

Jag är glad att kunna meddela att alla befintliga kunder från Market Samurai och artikel Samurai kommer att vara berättigade till en fri 50 Nyckelord plan.

Det innebär att över 92% av våra kunder kommer att få nytta av den förbättrade Rank Tracking tjänst (där vi ser upp din ranking för dig automatiskt varje vecka), och kommer inte att behöva betala ett öre för det!

Det finns några viktiga saker att notera:

1 Medan den fria planen kommer att vara gratis för dig, det är inte gratis för oss - vi kommer att betala tusentals dollar varje månad, å dina vägnar, för att garantera dessa fria planer. Vi har ställt in märket Freeline på en nivå som borde tillfredsställa de allra flesta användare (över 92%), medan inställningen mängden kontanter som vi måste utlägg varje månad för våra kunder till en hållbar nivå.

Var lugn, kommer detta inte att ruinera oss, men det är viktigt att dela det som vi kommer att betala räkningen för dessa gratis konton, var vi tvungna att dra gränsen någonstans, och en 50 sökord planen skapar en balans för att möta de allra flesta av användarnas behov, samt att hantera våra löpande kostnader.

2 Detta erbjudande kommer endast vara tillgänglig för befintliga Market Samurai (och artikel Samurai) ägare eller någon som köper Market Samurai innan 30 april 31 maj 2012 - När våra befintliga kunder och rättegång användare är de som kommer att påverkas mest av förändringarna kommer detta erbjudande endast vara tillgänglig för den befintliga ägarbasen - någon som har en full version av Market Samurai eller artikel Samurai, samt någon pågående rättegången användare som uppgraderar till den fullständiga versionen innan 30 april 31 maj 2012.

3. Efter 30 april 31st 2012 of May, the FREE plan for any NEW customers of Market Samurai will drop to 10 keywords per month - As there is a substantial ongoing cost in providing these FREE plans the 50 keyword free plan is only available to existing owners (and anyone who upgrades to the full version before April 30th May 31st 2012).

With almost 60,000 customers, you can start to understand why providing this FREE plan will cost us thousands of dollars per month.

That's why we can only make this offer available to existing customers. Future customers will be limited to a 10 keyword / month plan.

4. This FREE 50 keyword plan is equivalent to PAID plans that cost up to $22.50 a month - We've done a thorough analysis of the competition in the rank tracking service space. Most rank tracking services fail to provide a FREE plan at all, and have a minimum entry price of $29 to $49 a month just to sign up. This being the case, the actual value to you for a comparable 50 keyword plan is anywhere between $5 to $22.50 per month.

Only existing customers, and those who purchase the full version of Market Samurai before April 30th May 31st 2012, will be entitled to this free 50 keyword plan – which provides up to $22.50 per month of keyword ranking checks, for FREE.

5. Details of our pricing plans

Our ranking usage data analysis shows that our 50 keyword plan will be more than adequate for over 92% of our customers.

However, if you're one of those who are in the 8% of users who track more than 50 keywords, then we want to make sure that we look after you too.

Before I reveal what the pricing plans are, it's important to review the competition and see what the cheapest available options are on the market to track more than 50 keywords on a weekly basis:

Competitor

Ett

B

C

D

Cheapest 50+ keyword plan

$49 / Month

$24 / Month

$19 / Month

$99 / Month

Keywords tracked

250

100

100

1000

Price / Keyword

$0.20

$0.24

$0.19

$0.10

So, if you need to track more than 50 keywords then the cheapest plan from competing services begins at $19 / month, and you can pay as much as $99 / month!

While this might seem like a lot, there are good reasons for the price. There are hard costs to providing an infrastructure to check large numbers of keywords.

When doing our analysis and pricing model we have two definite advantages over our competitors:

  • Most competitor pricing is targeted at SEO agencies – companies with deep pockets. Agencies often charge hundreds or thousands of dollars to their own clients every month, and can therefore afford to pay substantial amounts each month to get their keyword rankings updated for them.

    Agencies manage multiple clients – needing to track hundreds or thousands of keywords each month. The pricing structure of the plans currently offered in the marketplace reflects this need. Unfortunately, this puts it beyond the reach of many small online business owners, particularly if they only need to track a few hundred keywords.
  • Most of our competitors serve a relatively small client base of SEO Agencies - and so are unable to spread their infrastructure costs across tens of thousands of users as we are.

We know who our customers are, and they are very different from the SEO agencies! While we do have some agencies and SEO consultants using our software, most of our users are small online business owners who don't have hundreds of dollars per month to spend on tracking their rankings.

Vi har tagit detta behov i beaktande när man kommer upp med våra egna Rank Tracking planer.

För att säkerställa att befintliga kunder får den bästa möjliga, vi erbjuder två uppsättningar av planer:

  1. Planer för våra befintliga kunder (eller nya kunder som köper före 30 april 31 maj 2012).
  2. Planer för nya kunder som köper efter 30 april 31 maj 2012.

Här är en lista över vad våra planer kommer att vara för Noble Samurai s Rank Tracking service:

Rank Tracker Plan

Special Befintlig
Kund Prissättning

(Registrera dig Före 30 april 31 maj 2012)

Detaljhandel prissättning


(Registrera dig Efter 30 april 31 maj 2012)

White Belt

Nyckelord: 50
Pris / månad: FREE
Pris / Nyckelord: ZERO
Nyckelord: 10
Pris / månad: FREE
Pris / Nyckelord: ZERO

Yellow Belt

Nyckelord: 100
Pris / månad: $ 5
Pris / sökord: $ 0,05
Nyckelord: 100
Pris / månad: 10 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,10

Orange Bälte

Nyckelord: 200
Pris / månad: 10 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,05
Nyckelord: 200
Pris / månad: 20 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,10

Blue Belt

Nyckelord: 500
Pris / månad: 25 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,05
Nyckelord: 500
Pris / månad: 50 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,10

Brown Belt

Nyckelord: 1000
Pris / månad: 40 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,04
Nyckelord: 1000
Pris / månad: 80 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,08

Black Belt

Nyckelord: 2500
Pris / månad: 99 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,04
Nyckelord: 2500
Pris / månad: 198 $
Pris / sökord: $ 0,08

Så, om du är en befintlig kund med 100 sökord, kan du spåra din ranking för endast $ 5 per månad. Det är bara $ 0,05 per sökord - mindre än en fjärdedel av de flesta av våra konkurrenters erbjudanden!

För alla befintliga kunder (och för alla som uppgraderar till den fullständiga versionen av Market Samurai innan 30 april 31 maj 2012), får du tillgång till alla våra privat planer, men på en 50% Half-pris rabatt!

Om du studerar planerna ovan ser du att även våra framtida detaljhandeln planer (som sparkar in endast för nya kunder som köper efter 30 april 31 maj 2012) har ett pris per sökord mindre än hälften av de flesta av våra konkurrenters erbjudande. För att få samma pris per sökord från konkurrerande tjänster, skulle du behöva spendera minst $ 99 per månad!

Vi vill gärna kunna erbjuda FRI pågående Rank Tracking till alla våra berörda användare, men av skäl som jag redan omfattas, detta är ekonomiskt bara inte möjligt.

Våra 50 sökord FREE planen, som uppfyller behoven för över 92% av våra kunder, kommer att kosta oss tusentals dollar varje månad för att täcka.

Om du är en av den handfull som spårar över 50 sökord (och du är en befintlig kund), kan vi ge dig specialpris - mindre än en fjärdedel av priset för våra konkurrenter.

Den som köper vår produkt efter 30 april 31 maj 2012 kommer att kunna välja från våra retail planer, som fortfarande stort värde - på mindre än halva priset på de flesta av våra konkurrenter.

Samtliga Rank Tracker planer innehåller veckorapporter. Hur kommer detta arbete, och varför är inte vi möjlighet att erbjuda mer frekventa uppdateringar?

Med bara några få undantag, de flesta av våra konkurrenter ger endast veckovis ranking uppdateringar och av goda skäl:

  1. Om du regelbundet vill övervaka ranking du kommer att märka dagliga fluktuationer i dina resultat. Denna dagliga "brus" förvränger den verkliga bilden av vad som händer med din ranking.

    De allra flesta av SEO proffs kontrollera sin ranking på en vecka eller var fjortonde dag. Det är allmänt accepterat bland SEO cirklar som checkar ranking oftare än detta ger föga värde. Det motsvarar att övervaka aktiepriset på dina aktier på en minut för minut. Det är för granulat att ge några meningsfulla eller angripbara trender.
  2. Det finns en verklig, påtaglig hårt kostnad för att tillhandahålla stora volymer sökord ranking. Det finns en betydande infrastruktur som måste byggas för att leta upp miljontals sökord per månad. Att ge varje vecka ranking innebär fyra kontroller per månad per nyckelord. Tillhandahåller dagliga ranking innebär sju gånger så många sökord uppslagningar, som översätts direkt in sju gånger kostnaden. Tjänster som tillhandahåller dagliga ranking är betydligt dyrare per nyckelord för att spåra - och det med rätta!

För att hålla sökord ranking så tillgänglig och så prisvärd som möjligt för våra kunder har vi valt att initialt ge endast veckovis ranking rapporter. Om det finns tillräcklig efterfrågan kan vi införa dagliga ranking, men dessa planer kommer naturligtvis att bli mycket dyrare att lämna.

6 Vad är unikt med vår Rank Tracker tjänst? Hur fungerar den jämfört med konkurrenterna?

Om du inte har riktigt använt Rank Tracker-modulen innan, eller har inte kollat ​​upp det på ett tag, här är en snabb resumé om några av dess unika egenskaper utöver att bara en fjärdedel av priset i tävlingen.

De säger att "återkoppling är frukosten av mästare", och från början Rank Tracker har utformats för att ge snabb respons på de "effekter" av din SEO länk bygga arbete och SEO-strategi.

  1. Rank Tracker kontrollerar inte bara din ranking i de 3 stora sökmotorerna, men också rapporterar antalet länkar som pekar på var och en av dina ranking sidor - Normalt som din länk bygga arbete ökar, kommer du att se en ökning av antalet Länk, följt av en ökning av din ranking. Det är en ledande indikator för rankingen, och endast Noble Samurai s Rank Tracker erbjuder den här funktionen. (SEO proffs älskar den här funktionen - att det ger belägg för allt det hårda länkbyggande arbete du har gjort)
  2. Rank Tracker visar rankingen för varje webbsida som du styr - Det är vanligt i moderna SEO att använda flera domäner för att rangordna för sökord. De flesta andra Rank Tracking kan bara spåra en domän, och endast talar om den högst rankade du håller. Vi låter dig spåra valfritt antal domäner, samt särskilda URL: er som YouTube-videor. Vi visar dig alla de rankningar som du håller i de 100 resultaten, inte bara den högsta.
  3. Rank Tracker kan du spåra obegränsade domäner för ett enda sökord - De flesta andra rank spårning lösningar på marknaden debiterar sina kunder baserat på ett koncept som kallas "sökord paren". Om du vill spåra dina sökord ranking på ett sökord i 5 olika domäner, skulle du behöva skriva in sökordet i 5 gånger, äta i din månatliga kvot. I Rank Tracker kommer att räknas som ett enda sökord - så din Sökords kvot går mycket längre.
  4. Rank Tracker kan du spåra rankingen på Web 2.0 webbplatser (till exempel YouTube och Squidoo), som du styr, men inte äger! - Många lösningar på marknaden begränsar dig till enbart spårnings sidor på ett enda område, eller tvinga dig att spåra varje Web 2.0-webbplats som en annan "sökord par", äta i din begränsade sökord kvot. Som ni vet, YouTube och Web 2.0 webbplatser omfattar ofta en viktig del av den moderna SEO. Endast Rank Tracker kan du lägga till så många Web 2.0 webbsidor som du vill - när du bara använder en enda sökord för din vecka kvot.
  5. Rank Tracker stöder hela skalan av sökmotorn språk och landskombinationer - Att tala till många rang spårning uppgiftslämnare vi insåg att mycket få stöd hela skalan av språk och land kombinationer tillgängliga i Google och de stora sökmotorerna. Market Samurai har blivit mycket populär för icke-amerikanska, icke-engelskspråkiga kunder eftersom vi har arbetat mycket hårt för att stödja höger till vänster språk som hebreiska och "Unicode" språk som japanska och kinesiska. Uppgiftslämnaren vi har valt är en av de få som kan erbjuda ett komplett utbud av Språk / land kombinationer.
  6. Rank Tracker hanterar frågorna om Google "lokalisering" och "personalisering" - Google tjänar ofta olika ranking sidor som baseras på var du ligger. Google personifierar också dina sökresultat baserat på de webbplatser som du ofta besöker. Denna "lokalisering" och "personalisering" beteende kan göra det mycket svårt att få en objektiv uppsättning allmänna sökresultatet som ett riktmärke för din SEO aktiviteter.

    Som ett resultat, ofta ser man väldigt olika resultat söker Google från din egen webbläsare än vad en rank spårning servicerapporter. Rankingen dataleverantör vi valt gör ett utmärkt jobb med att ta bort dessa fördomar från resultaten.

Sammandrag

Phew! Det är en hel del information att smälta! Här är en snabb resumé om du har ont om tid:

  1. Om du är en befintlig Market Samurai (eller artikel Samurai) kund får du tillgång till en gratis 50 sökord Rank Tracker plan - där våra dataanvändning visar kommer att vara lämpliga för över 92% av våra kunder.
  2. Om du är en del av den handfull kunder som behöver spåra mer än 50 sökord som du kommer att kunna få tillgång till speciella planer som är mindre än en fjärdedel av priset på de flesta av våra konkurrenter.
  3. Vi arbetar hårt för att få den nya Rank Tracking tjänst till dig så fort som möjligt. Vi hoppas att ha en version till Betatest under de närmaste två till tre veckor. Vi skickar ett e-postmeddelande med information om hur du registrerar dig till Beta när den är klar.

Ett stort tack än en gång till den otroliga stöd och uppmuntran som vi har tagit emot från våra kunder!

Om du har några frågor som inte är direkt besvaras i det här inlägget, vänligen be dem i kommentarerna nedan.

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234 Responses to “Rank Tracker Update – Free Plans & Pricing Revealed”

  1. I'm happy to have a paid keyword plan (Similar i guess to using Raven Tools). MS is our #1 research tool and it's nicer to have everything in the one place.

    For an agency, where we may want to track clients keywords and provide reporting, do you intend to provide white label reporting for agencies?

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    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hej Steve,

    Thanks for your question. In future versions we're going to add in PDF email reports on a campaign basis, and for higher keyword plans the ability to whitelabel the PDF reports and email them directly to your clients.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  2. Hey Eugene,

    Thanks for the very thorough and detailed follow up.

    I've often said, in this blog no less, than Market Samurai should be a paid product, and finally it looks like you are getting your just desserts from all your efforts.

    One quick question: In your post, you didn't mention who is your secret sauce data provider?

    Any particular reason? Are you ever going to reveal the name? I would like to be able to do my own diligence and know who this trusted source is for comparison sake.

    Either way, I hate what Google has done to you guys and others in your shoes, but your product is fantastic and I am extremely happy to see you'll be in business for a long time to come.

    Chris

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    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hej Chris,

    Thanks for your question.

    We've negotiated an agreement with Authority Labs which also power tools such as the excellent Raven Tools.

    We spoke to over a dozen data providers all over the world.

    We evaluated them based on a combination of reliability, quality, internal systems to deal with changes, how they deal with localization, and their ability to scale to support the volume of ranking checks that our customers need.

    Suffice to say that we didn't necessarily go with the cheapest provider.

    There were actually about 18 or so criteria points that we used, but it all boils down the points I've mentioned above.

    Thanks for your support and encouragement.

    It hasn't been easy these last few weeks! The awesome support from customers such as yourself has really helped us to push through!

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  3. hi Eugene,

    thanks for the detailed update but what happens to the existing local “slow” ranking check?
    can we still continue using it, or is there only the cloud version in future?

    thanks
    Bruce

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    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Bruce,

    Thanks for your question.

    Med den nya tjänsten som vi inte kommer att stödja befintliga funktioner för att använda din egen dator (eller ombud) för att leta upp ranking (dvs. De "långsamma" ranking kontroller).

    Anledningen är att det kostar mycket tid och pengar för att hålla dig uppdaterad med de ständiga Googles förändringar (förändringar format, universal förändringar, etc).

    En av de viktigaste fördelarna med att gå till en tredje part dataleverantör är att vi kan lägga mindre tid på att jaga Google, och lägga besparingarna mot subventionera både gratis användare och hålla särskild betald planerna så prisvärd som möjligt.

    Således kommer vi inte att stödja det gamla systemet när den nya tjänsten har lanserats.

    Jag hoppas att det är vettigt.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

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    Vince svarade:

    Är resultaten uppgifter ner till vår lokala dator och lagras i de aktuella Samurai projektfiler?

    BTW, jag tror du har fått prissättningen precis lagom. Bra gjort.
    Tack

  4. Jag är en befintlig marknad Samurai kund. Jag faller i kategorin 8% av kunder som använder mer 50 sökord för kontroll rankingen.

    Jag skulle vilja få klarhet i ett par saker:

    1 Kommer det att vara möjligt att uppgradera / nedgradera Rank Tracker planen enligt våra behov?

    2 Kommer det några limites till antalet domäner som skulle tillåtas att läggas enligt Planen Kvot?

    Vänligen ge råd.
    Tack

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    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hi Kalpana,

    Tack för din fråga.

    1 Ja, du kan uppgradera och nedgradera så mycket du behöver (och om du får in innan 30 april kommer du ändå få tillgång till den speciella 50% prissättning).

    2. No. You can add as many domains and URLs as you like.

    Hope that answers your question.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

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    Kalpana Rajagopalan replied:

    Hi Eugene,

    Thanks for your response.

    I have a feature request.

    I saw this feature in another ranking software and I would love MS to have this feature.

    You give the domain name as input to the system and it digs out all keywords (long tail & short tail) that rank for that domain including all inner pages.

    To keep it manageable, you can limit the results returned to, say, all the keywords ranking at the Top 20 or Top 50.

    Along with the ranking, it also returns the Exact Search Volume per month and the competition.

    This funtionality would help in learning about all the keywords that a domain is ranking for and about which we currently may not be aware.

    It will also help in fine tuning the website marketing efforts to all those keywords which have the potential to get lot of traffic due to high search volume / low competition and which we are already ranking, say, at the top 20 and which has the potential to reach the top.

    Tack

    On
    Rich replied:

    Hi
    Can you add a little more clarification to Kalpana Rajagopalan Question?

    Will it be possible to Upgrade / Downgrade the Rank Tracker Plan as per our needs?

    Yes, you can upgrade and downgrade as much as you need (and if you get in before 30th April you'll still get access to the special 50% pricing).

    My Question: when you say “Get In” do you mean being an existing MS paid user and/or by purchasing MS before the 30th . Or do you mean being a paid subscriber to one of the new plans before the 30th.

    Tack
    Rik

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Rich,

    You have to be a paid user of the software before April 30th, and all you need to do to lock in these lower prices is to open the new Rank Tracker and upload your data, or enable any plan – even the free one – before April 30th.

    -Support

    On
    Kalpana Rajagopalan replied:

    Is the signup option already available?

    I am unable to find it.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Rich,

    The signup option isn't available yet. We'll send out another email with more information when we release it.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  5. Great guys

    I was wondering whether you'd be able to pull it off.

    I have been looking at some providers as well, but I think you have a bit more pull than I :-)

    Tack

    Brian

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Brian,

    We definitely shopped around (we spoke to over 12 different data providers) and used the size of our customer base and volume to negotiate the best deal possible :-)

    We also didn't take the lowest price either. Quality and reliability and scalability were ultimately more important than just going with the lowest price per ranking check.

    Definitely give the 50 free keyword plan a try and see how it works out for you. We've done a pretty thorough review of the competition, and have plans for some more features once we've got the first version into your hands.

    I'd love to hear back from you Brian on how we measure up and if you have any ideas about how we can improve the service.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

    On
    Brian replied:

    I will do. I had a couple of other questions which I sent over seperately

    I hope they don't get lost in the ether when all the US clients wake UP :-)

    On
    Betty Fellows replied:

    Sounds like you've worked wonders!

    Right now the free plan will work for me. I'm hoping my needs will require more keyword tracking soon. If I read the notice correctly, then I should sign up before the April deadline to get the awesome pricing. Is that correcct?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Betty,

    That's correct – to get the special pricing you'll need to sign up before April 30th.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  6. Can you clarify the keyword limitation? So Market Samurai will keep track of the TOTAL keywords that I have across multiple projects? What happens if, let's say, I have 25 keywords in project A and 25 keywords in project B today (assuming I use the free Rank Tracker), and later project A is abandoned and I add more keywords in project B. How will Market Samurai track that?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Battra,

    Thanks for your question.

    The keyword quota is across all projects. You create a Rank Tracker “campaign” which basically represents the keywords associated in a Samurai Project file.

    In the example you mentioned, if you abandon project A, you would “pause” the campaign (so you can retain the historical data), and then those 25 keywords would be free to repurpose in other projects.

    Hope that answers your question.

    Thanks,

    Eugene

    On
    Battra replied:

    Hi Eugene,

    Thanks for the clarification. Sounds good! One more question, can I pause individual keyword or it must be at campaign level?

    I'm glad that you consider providing free level, that helps a lot! So thank you to all MS team!

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Battra,

    Yes, you can pause both individual keywords and keywords (think Google Adwords).

    Thanks for your support.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  7. Thanks for this comprehensive update – and for the absolutely fair way you have worked out the plans.

    Will there still be an option to check keywords the current way – ie set a time lapse between searches and run the search on our own computers?

    Now that I have got used to doing this and just leave the rank tracker search running whilst I am away from the computer, I actually find it works quite well and am pretty happy with this method.

    I know that I have to wait a while for this to run, but the paid method would only run the reports once a week – at least with the 'desktop' way, I have the opportunity of checking a single keyword or a small group of words as and when I want to.

    Also, is the 50 free keywords incorporated in the pricing plan or is this also available to paid members (ie will the user of the paid plan for 200 keywords get 200 or 200 plus the 50 free ones)?

    Finally, a big thank you for the way you have kept us informed throughout the process, it has made a big difference!

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Alison,

    Unfortunately we won't be supporting the existing way of checking ranks. The main reason is that there's a significant cost in keeping up with Google's SERP format changes. Part of the benefit of using a third-party provider is that's part of what we pay them to do, to stay on top of the constant changes, as well as to provide the significant infrastructure to do searches.

    We opted instead to put the effort that we were expending in this area towards higher free keyword plans.

    In terms of being able to get a quick report back, we're currently working on a system where the first set of keywords (up to your quota amount) will be returned back within one to two minutes.

    This should give you the best of both worlds – automated weekly querying, plus being able to pull back the first results really quickly (and much more quickly than the current system).

    At the moment the 50 free keyword plan is not on top of the paid plan. So a 200 keywords plan will get 200 keywords, not 250. The 50 keyword plan may become a standalone paid plan in the future (ie. you're essentially getting a paid 50 keyword plan for free).

    Hope that makes sense!

    Thanks for your question, and thanks for your support Alison!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

    On
    Alison Graham replied:

    Thanks for the super-speedy reply Eugene. I think the thing I like best about Market Samurai support is that absolute transparancy and fairness to customers is always on top of your list of priorities.
    Thanks again.
    Alison

    On
    Josue replied:

    Not being able to check the stats when ever I want is disappointing.

    Like Allison I only do a few keywords at a time. Usually just 3-5.

    I usually check it every other day.

  8. Jag håller med Alison Graham där. Jag gillar skrivbordet Rank Tracker-modul, det är bara så bra att sitta på sittbrunnen och låt Samurai göra jobbet!

    Kommer det fortfarande att fungera? Eller hur ska den nya funktionen ut? Kommer det att vara inbyggd i skrivbordet programvara, istället för att bara ta emot e-post?

    Hur som helst, tack för det bra jobb du gör och för att hålla planerna prisvärd.

    Samurai rocks!

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Emanuele,

    Tack för din fråga.

    Med den nya tjänsten som vi inte kommer att stödja befintliga funktioner för att använda din egen dator (eller ombud) för att leta upp ranking (dvs. De "långsamma" ranking kontroller).

    Anledningen är att det kostar mycket tid och pengar för att hålla dig uppdaterad med de ständiga Googles förändringar (förändringar format, universal förändringar, etc).

    En av de viktigaste fördelarna med att gå till en tredje part dataleverantör är att vi kan lägga mindre tid på att jaga Google, och lägga besparingarna mot subventionera både gratis användare och hålla särskild betald planerna så prisvärd som möjligt.

    Således kommer vi inte att stödja det gamla systemet när den nya tjänsten har lanserats.

    För att ge dig en uppfattning om hur det kommer att fungera, till en början kommer vi att skicka ett mail så att du vet att din ranking har uppdaterats. Du brand sedan upp Rank Tracker modulen antingen Market Samurai och artikel Samurai och sedan visa alla din ranking som vanligt.

    I framtiden kommer vi också att ha möjlighet att skicka PDF-e-postrapporter om ranking UTÖVER att kunna öppna upp ranking rapporter inom app.

    Hoppas som är vettigt.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

    Den
    Josue svarade:

    det bör finnas något gjort om detta för jag är säker på att de allra flesta av dina användare gör som Allison, Emanuelle, och jag själv gör. Bara kolla några sökord i en tid när vi vill.

    Jag kollar oftast detta varannan dag. Jag vill inte vänta en hel vecka bara för att få statistik.

    Har ni tänkt på detta alls?

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hi Josue,

    Jag förstår din oro.

    Vi har även väldigt mycket om den här typen av frågor när du skapar vårt produkterbjudande. Vi har tillbringat många dagar att analysera våra användningsdata för att se hur människor använder vår spännande tjänst.

    Tyvärr, siffrorna visar att människor som kontrollerar deras ranking mer än en gång i veckan är en mycket liten andel av vår kundbas.

    Men om det finns tillräckligt med efterfrågan från våra kunder att vi kan erbjuda en daglig service. Men, eftersom detta kommer att innebära 7 gånger mängden rankning kontroller kommer dessa planer att bli mycket dyrare. Men om efterfrågan är det på denna högre pris kan vi titta på detta.

    Den andra funktionen som kan fungera för dig är våra "uppgraderingar". När du lägger till ett sökord i systemet som ska spåras vi ska dra tillbaka rankingen inom 1-2 minuter. Efterföljande kontroller sker då varje vecka.

    Så, om du bara gör några snabba tillfälliga kontroller av några nya sökord, då denna funktion skulle kunna få dig vad du vill.

    Jag förstår om det kan vara frustrerande att här. Vårt första fokus kommer att ligga på att uppfylla behoven hos den stora majoriteten av våra användare, där en veckoplan och en initial omedelbar uppdateringsfunktion kommer att vara lämpliga för de flesta användningsfall.

    Tack för dina kommentarer, men jag kommer att ta dina kommentarer ombord.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

  9. Har också en fråga om sökords begränsning. Är 50 keword begränsa max för alla mina projekt jag har listat?

    Tack


    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Jim,

    Tack för din fråga.

    Den 50 sökord gräns i FREE planen är i alla de projekt som du vill spåra.

    Om du hade tre befintliga Project-filer, ska du ladda upp dessa i tre distinkta Rank Tracker "moln"-kampanjer. Den 50 kvoten kommer att vara över alla sökord i alla kampanjer.

    Jag hoppas att det är vettigt.

    Cheers,

    Eugene


    Jim svarade:

    Japp, tack. Sen måste jag börja se över mina projekt sökord före april. Rätt?


    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Jim,

    Du kan välja 50 sökord senare, behöver du inte beskära ner dem nu.

    När du är klar att importera dina projekt, som standard, ingen av sökord kommer att spåras. Du väljer sedan vilken delmängd av sökord som du vill spåra.

    Du kan sedan flytta dessa sökord till en annan pausade projekt (så att du behålla någon tidigare historia), eller du kan ta bort dem om du inte vill att belamra dina kampanjer.

    Vi kommer att ha en del utbildning videor närmare release datum som kommer att gå igenom processen i detalj.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  10. Min fråga handlar om landsspecifik.

    Jag har kunder över hela världen, och affiliate kampanjer som jag vill rankas högt i certail länder.

    Jag har märkt, och det är inte en begränsning till din programvara är det bara en av dessa saker, att för sökord forskning och ranking kontroller jag måste använda antingen min egen brittiska IP eller landsspecifik IP: s för att få rätt resultat för de länder jag am försöker rangordna. Bara med hjälp av google.com eller google.com.au räcker inte för riktiga resultat.

    Därför har din leverantör använder lands specifika IP-adresser för att se till att uppgifterna är korrekta? dvs Om de är i staterna och våra projekt visar vi arbetar på google.co.uk de behöver använda en brittisk ip inte deras amerikanska ip.

    Dessutom är jag rätt i att tänka att vid den äldsta punkten kommer rang kontrollera resultaten vara 1 vecka gammal?

    Tack

    Brian

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Brian,

    Tack för din fråga.

    Lokalisering är en mycket svår fråga.

    Det ideala scenariot skulle vara att ha IP-adresser i varje region i världen, vilket naturligtvis inte är praktiskt att göra.

    Vår dataleverantör har räknat ut ett smart sätt att regionala uppgifter som för närvarande fungerar mycket bra. Samtidigt som jag inte kan avslöja exakt hur de gör det, det tycks producera korrekta resultat.

    Vänligen ge den nya Rank Tracker tjänsten ett försök när det släpps och låt mig veta vad du tycker.

    För att svara på din andra fråga, ja, på den äldsta punkten din ranking kontroller skulle vara en vecka gammal.

    Du kan välja vilken dag i veckan som vi gör dessa kontroller, dock, och första gången du lägger till sökord vi hämta det första partiet inom några minuter.

    Jag hoppas som besvarar din fråga.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

    Den
    Vince svarade:

    De har förmodligen ett API till Google Adsense verktyg för förhandsvisning?

  11. Den sista punkten som jag tycker är det viktigaste - det lokaliserings sak. Det är en smärta att logga ut från Google, Yahoo och Bing konton varje gång att göra en manuell sökning. Även då du vet att du ger upp IP-information och platsinformation. Så du ändra din sökning plats och fortfarande inte är säker på att du har dolt din identitet är tillräckligt för att se dina resultat. Jag är glad att den nya rank tracker molnversion gör oss helt anonymt.

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Dr Michael,

    Detta är något som vi grillade våra potentiella uppgiftslämnare om i detalj.

    Leverantören vi använder gör sitt yttersta för att försöka ta bort eventuella personalisering och lokaliseringseffekter. De har till och med göra det möjligt för oss att visa den aktuella sidan från Google att de hämtas så att du kan se vad de såg för att kontrollera riktigheten i resultaten. Vi kommer att integrera det i Rank Tracker kort efter lanseringen så att du kan ha förtroende för att lita resultaten.

    It's easy enough to remove personalization in Google (you can add &pws=0 to the end of your query string), but the localization issue is actually a very tricky problem to solve due to the IP address issue, and it's fair to say that many services out there don't do a great job in this regard. I can't reveal how they're doing it (it's proprietary knowledge), only that over half the data providers what we spoke to didn't handle personalisation as well as we'd like.

    Please give it a try when we release the beta program and let us know what you think.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  12. I will defintively continue to use MS because it is the best thing i purchased 3 years ago to search and rank keywords from Spanish and French markets. My option is not the free plan. Will be surely around Orange belt !
    But
    will you respect our level of prices IF i go to the brown belt (500 kw) after some months ?
    Thanks for your extended explanations !
    Bernardo
    vaima.com

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Bernado,

    Thanks for your kind words!

    To answer your questions, if you sign up to a plan before 30th April and wish to upgrade after 30th April, then you'll still be eligible for the special 50% off rates.

    Hope that makes sense.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  13. Hey Eugene and the team

    Just want to say a big thank you for looking to resolve this issue quickly. What some people don't realize is that things are changing with SEO and “BIG” changes with Google and data is getting harder to provide (Unless you have huge pockets)

    You always seem to amaze me how you pull this off. I use Market Samurai and Article Samurai for our clients and without it I would be lost lol.

    The monthly cost is beyond brilliant, for the data that we get and the time we save I am more than happy.

    Customer for life

    Danny.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Thanks Danny for the support and encouragement!

    I'm really glad that our plans are able to fit your budget and needs.

    Our heart is for the small online business owner who we know doesn't necessarily have deep pockets and unlimited resources – that's why we try to keep things as accessible and affordable to people as possible.

    Thanks again!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  14. Sounds fair to me, i also like the personalisation and localisation that will be taken out of the results!

  15. I have owned Market Sam for a couple of years now and I estimate that rank tracker functioned correctly about only 10% of the time at best. Why would we expect this product to be any better?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Dan,

    Thanks for sharing your concern.

    Keeping up with Google's constant changes is a challenge to us and the industry as a whole.

    Issues such as localization, personalization, universal search results that change on a seemingly daily basis make this a difficult problem to solve.

    The partner that we have chosen specializes only on providing this data. We've talked to them in length about the processes for staying on top of these changes, and dealing with Google's localization and personalization biases. We'll also be able to get from them the actual snapshot of the Google results page so you can verify that the data is correct.

    These guys power some of the largest ranking solution providers on the web, and we're confident they will do a better job than us as it's their sole focus and systems.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  16. Thank you for the comprehensive outline of what's happening and the good news!
    Is the payment plan for existing customers valid after April, or should we settle for a plan before April 30 to take advantage of the low prices?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi,

    Thanks for your question.

    You must sign up to any plan (even the FREE 50 Keyword Whitebelt Plan will count) before 30th April to get access to the special 50% off pricing.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

    On
    Manolo replied:

    Hello, Everything is clear but one thing…
    WHERE do I sign up ???? :-)

    thanks

    Manolo

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Manolo,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  17. 17

    Thanks for this very comprehensive explanation Eugene. You guys are being more than fair and I am looking forward to using the new rank tracker.

    Being limited to 50 keywords will certainly make me hone in on exactly what keywords I want to rank – and that's a good thing!

    Cheers,
    Corinne

  18. please make the ranking data in MS available.

    sending them by emails is no solution, I want to see all of them in my MS interface, check changes and have an overview.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Zambanini,

    The data will be primarily be available within the Market Samurai interface.

    We'll send an email to let you know when it's time to open up Market Samurai.

    In the future we'll also email through PDF ranking reports, but this will be in ADDITION to being able to monitor the rankings from within MS.

    Hope that clears that up.

    Thanks for your question.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

    On
    Codo replied:

    I'm a bit confused by the ranking / link reports being presented in MS format. Would I be able to create an auto generated report about a client's website ranking / links in MS Rank Tracking and then have these reports automatically emailed to the client, which they could then read and decipher even if they don't have (or have never heard of) MS? Tack.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Codo,

    We're planning to auto generate PDF reports on a campaign basis, which can then be automatically emailed to you or your client.

    For higher plans we're also thinking of adding the ability to whitelabel reports.

    Dina kunder behöver inte en kopia av MS / AS för att visa data, bara förmågan att läsa PDF-filer.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

  19. Tack för att ge oss en fri och betalas alternativ, det är vad jag hoppades att du skulle lösa för oss; inte alla har tusentals sökord för att spåra en månad :)

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Austin,

    Jag är glad att den nya planen alternativ uppfyller dina behov! :-)

    När vi utfört vårt användningsanalys upptäckte vi två mönster. Av de 8% av människor som spårade mer än 50 sökord de var antingen:

    1 Tracking för många sökord på grund av brist på en fokuserad SEO-strategi. Övervakning många sökord, speciellt när du börjar ut är inte den ideala strategin. SEO dessa dagar handlar om fokus, snarare än en spray-and-pray strategi som var normen om 5 eller så år sedan.
    2. SEO organ som behövs för att spåra en hel del sökord på uppdrag av sina kunder.

    Vårt fokus har alltid varit att tjäna den lilla online företagets ägare väl, och våra produkter och tjänster är riktade detta kundsegment. Som ett resultat, samtidigt som det finns myndigheter som använder vår produkt, det finns bättre produkter och tjänster på marknaden som tar hänsyn till deras specifika behov (t.ex.. Whitelabeling rapporter och webbplatser, etc.

    Jag hoppas att ni uppskattar den nya tjänsten!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  20. Fortfarande inget sätt att spåra sak utanför topp 100? Används för att vara topp 1000 tror jag.

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hi Ryan,

    Vi gjorde tidigare tillåter topp 1000 Tyvärr bara en av de dussintal leverantörer som vi var i diskussioner med som mer än 1000 resultat.

    Spårning 1000 resultat kräver 10 gånger så många frågor som 100 resultat, och prissättningen från denna leverantör var betydligt högre som följd. Dessutom hade denna leverantör inte uppfyller våra övriga kriterier för tillförlitlighet, skalbarhet och tillvägagångssätt för att hantera Googles lokaliserings fördomar urval.

    Som en del av vår användning analys fann vi att endast cirka 5% av våra kunder att spåra mer än 100 resultat, och i syfte att tillhandahålla en pålitlig och prisvärd produkt som vi valde för att gå med 100 resultat.

    Jag hoppas att du förstår.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

    Den
    Erica Douglass svarade:

    Vi är leverantören som gör att du kan spåra upp till 1000 ranking djupt. MS var i allvarliga samtal med oss, men i slutändan, hur vi gör saker och ting inte stämmer med det sätt de ville göra saker (inga hard feelings från vår sida.)

    Vi har släppt ett nytt alternativ, som i förra veckan, gör att du kan spåra din ranking genom att använda någon postnummer, och vi kommer att mata det postnummer till Google. Så om du söker efter "pizza" och skriv in ett visst postnummer, vi spåra lokala resultat för dig.

    Vi är den enda rank tracker som erbjuder den här funktionen. Vi är också fullt Unicode-kompatibel, stöder alla språk, Google TLD, landskod, etc. och vi spårar dagligen.

    Vår webbadress är kopplad i mitt namn.

    Cheers!
    -Erica

  21. 21
    Den 29 februari 2012 kl 11:16
    Brandon sa:

    Så för att få dagliga rang spårningsuppdateringar jag kommer att behöva hitta ett nytt företag att arbeta med?

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Brandon,

    I detta skede är svaret ja, tyvärr. Om det finns tillräckligt med efterfrågan kan vi erbjuda detta i framtiden, men som jag har kontur på posten, skulle kostnaderna behöva vara ungefär 7 gånger högre.

    Vad vi kommer att ha från dag ett, är uppgraderingar för första gången du anger ett nyckelord. Lägg ett sökord, vänta en eller två minuter, och du ser din ranking på den dagen - och sedan få veckovisa uppdateringar från och med då.

    Jag vet att det antagligen inte vad du vill höra Brandon, men det är det bästa vi kan erbjuda i detta skede.

    Jag är ledsen att vi inte kunde göra mer för dig i detta avseende.

    Varma hälsningar,

    Eugene

    Den
    Brandon Hopkins svarade:

    Eftersom du planen är att ta bort den enda anledningen jag köpte MS, kommer jag ha rätt till en återbetalning om jag väljer den vägen?

    Den
    Greg Morrison svarade:

    MicroSiteMasters.com gör dagligen, de är bra, Jag använder dem, bytte när MS gick ner.

  22. stora nyheter. ser fram emot att få min tredje svart bälte :) betatestare tack.

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Tredje svart bälte?

    En annan anledning att ta väl hand om dina kunder! :-) Jag vill inte bråka med artister som du!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  23. 23
    Den 29 februari 2012 kl 11:22
    Daniel Calleja sa:

    Det kan vara lite av temat, men skulle uppskatta ett svar. Har du några planer på att ta tillbaka PR analysfunktion som en gång gavs?

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hej Daniel,

    SEO-världen är lite orolig för PR.

    1 PR bara uppdateras en gång var 3 eller 4 månader eller så.
    2 Google har tagit bort stödet för Google Verktygsfält i Firefox, och inte har stöd i Chrome. Det enda stället den finns i IE, och det är inte påslagen som standard längre. Vi tror att det kommer att fasas ut inom kort.
    3 PR verkar inte göra skillnad - de flesta topp sökmotoroptimerare är på posten för att säga att det egentligen inte spelar någon roll. Titta på SERPS och du hittar massor av fall där ett lågt PR webbplats ranking över mycket starkare konkurrens.

    Detta leder oss att tro att PR är inte lång för denna värld.

    Den goda nyheten är att vi jobbar på ett bra alternativ som kommer att uppdateras dagligen, och kommer garanterat att vara runt på lång sikt. Jag kan inte säga något om det i det här skedet, men vi tror att detta är en bättre lösning på lång sikt.

    Tack för din fråga.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  24. Återigen Market Samurai kommer till undsättning! Jag är glad att ni är så uppriktiga och ärliga (och rättvis) på det sätt som du kör din verksamhet. Verkligen uppskatta det!

    Den
    Eugene Ware svarade:

    Hi Amin,

    Thanks for your support and encouragement! We're trying really hard to to do the right thing by our customers and what's best for the long term.

    It's not easy, and you can't please everyone, but I hope people see that we do try!

    Thanks again,

    Eugene

  25. 25

    Will existing users be able to upgrade to higher numbers of KWs at current rates?

    On
    Sarah Holt replied:

    Hi Travis,

    Initially, all users will be on a free keyword plan by default, but you'll need to sign up to a paid plan before April 30th to take advantage of the discounted prices.

    If you sign up to a paid plan before April 30th, you're eligible for the discounted prices. If you want to change to any other paid plan after this date, you'll still be eligible for the discounted prices.

    If you sign up to any paid plan after April 30th, you won't be eligible for the discounted prices at all.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer them for you!

    Cheers,
    Sarah

    On
    Luis@Encontrar Pareja replied:

    This is contradictory to what Eugene has bee saying in some comments:

    –”Hi Dennis,
    –Thanks for your question.
    –The good news, is that YES, if you activate your FREE White Belt plan before April 30th, then you'll still receive your 50% discount on our retail plans after April 30th when your keyword needs grow.
    –Warm Regards,
    –Eugene”

    So what is true? Can we still get discounts if we decide later than April 30th that we need a paid pack?

    Tack.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Luis,

    There was some misunderstanding over the subscriptions to the plans, but we've sorted it out now.

    If you're a paid user of the software before April 30th, all you need to do to lock in these lower prices is to open the new Rank Tracker and upload your data, or enable any plan – even the free one – before this date.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  26. Quick question: if have many different projects and each of those projects has less than 50 keywords, it's free? I can't tell from your copy and just want to be sure…

    Thanks in advance!

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Chad,

    The number of keywords you can track is across all projects, not an individual project file.

    If you have 10 projects, each with 30 keywords, then you'll have a total of 300 keywords.

    In this case, you'll need to subscribe to one of the plans.

    If you have 10 projects, each with 5 keywords, then you'll have a total of 50 keywords.

    You won't have to subscribe to a paid plan if you have 50 or fewer keywords across all your projects.

    If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to shoot an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer them!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  27. Great post, thanks for all the due diligence.

    How will you handle changing plans later for those of us growing our SEO portfolio? If I only need 200 keywords now, but outgrow that plan? Will the existing customer pricing apply, or the new customer pricing?

    Also, will there be a way to monitor less frequently, like monthly?

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Joe,

    If you're a paid user of the software, and subscribe to any of the plans (even the 50kw free plan) before April 30th, you'll still be eligible for the cheaper price if you need to change your plans at a later date.

    At the moment there is no way to monitor less frequently, however if there is sufficient demand out there we will look at introducing these features.

    If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to shoot an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer them!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  28. As an existing market samurai user, I'm very satisfied with this solution.

  29. Eugene, and ALL the OUTSTANDING folks at MS: THANK YOU !!
    You guys and gals are the BEST in the industry.

  30. Hey guys,

    So is the pricing only by KW?
    meaning if I want to track
    “underwater cat juggling” (my favorite)
    and have content on my blog
    at http://www.UnderwaterCatJuggling.com
    and undertwatercatjuggling.blogspot.com
    and underwaterCatJuggling.wordpress.com
    etc.
    and want to track all theses URLs, will it count still at ONE keyword?

    thanks

    yves

    PS: Sorry if I missed this.

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    Yes, the pricing is per keyword so tracking the keyword for a number of domains would count as one keyword

  31. This sounds great!

    I would like to clarify one thing on the pricing for existing customers… Are we grandfathered into the better pricing structure regardless of when we upgrade to a plan. For example, could I get the Orange Belt plan (200 keywords) as soon as it is available and upgrade to a larger plan later at the reduced price or do I need to lock in the price before April 30th?

    On
    steve wyman replied:

    Eugene Has said yes to that in one of the repsonses above

    Once your in your in :-)

    regards

  32. I paid the one time fee, and am interested in staying on as a free member, with the 50 KW per month. Do I need to sign up somewhere, or make it official in some way, or is it assumed that everyone who's already a paid member will by default sign on as a white belt, and only upgrade if specified?

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Roderick,

    All you need to do to lock in your 50kw free plan is to open the new Rank Tracker and upload your data, or enable any plan – even the free one – before this date.

    Cheers,
    - NS Support

  33. I have the same question as Travis. I've been a paid version holder for years, I assume should we need to in the future we can take up one of the paid plans at the discounted rate, after the April 30th cut-off.

    Also, will the new rank tracker service have the ability to specify which google to use? I track several kw's in Google Australia only.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Lucie,

    You'll be eligible for the cheaper plans in the future as long as you sign up to any of the plans (even the 50kw free plan) before April 30th, and you definitely will have the ability to specify location in the new Rank Tracker service.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  34. Hi Eugene,

    I went through the post, thanks for the details. I wanted to clarify:

    This keyword limitation has only to do with Rank Tracker feature, correct? It will have no impact on the number of keywords returned at keyword research step. Also is there still risk in being blocked by Google depending on number of queries or it doesn't apply anymore?

    Tack.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Max.

    The limitation is SOLELY related to the number of keywords tracked in Rank Tracker at any one time.

    The risk of being blocked by Google is still there for doing large amounts of keyword research, but as we will be again taking on the Rank Tracker queries, the risk of being banned due to too many ranking queries will no longer be there.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send a quick email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer them!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  35. I'm really impressed by the bit about tracking the same keyword for different domains – I haven't seen this elsewhere and I was always bothered by it!

    On
    steve wyman replied:

    Hi Luiz

    I also saw that its really a neat idea isnt it :-)

  36. Thanks for the update Eugene. Google always seems to make every ones lives more difficult:)

    Anyways. Two questions. What if we have over 2500 keywords? We have many many clients. Do we just pay for the overage?

    Second. IS it possible that we can add our clients email along with our email to send the PDF reports or mail them a rank report?

    Thanks!

  37. Hi Eugene

    I am sorry, I am still confused. As a Market Samuri owner will I still have to sign up for the ranking program or will I be able to use the ranking program through MS only. I have less than 50 keywords.

    Thanks,

    Dana

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Dana,

    This new Rank Tracker will be integrated into Market Samurai, just like the current one is. There will be some changes to the interface, but it will not be a stand-alone product.

    You'll still be able to use this new Rank Tracker service, but you will have to use the Rank Tracker module before April 30th to be eligible for the 50 free keywords.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send a quick email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer them!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  38. I knew that one way or another you would do it!! This is an amazing deal, once again by an outstanding company! I use both Market Samurai and Article Samurai and cannot get over how god the products are for the cost they were. You guys never cease to amaze me by your generosity. I know you are in this to make money but you give, give give and should be congratulated for that. Tack.

  39. Great work you all!!

    Bravo! For your super customer service.

    Theresa :)

  40. Hi Eugene,

    You said – “Once a week, our “cloud” servers will check your rankings …”. But I (and I guess many of us) need to check my rankings almost everyday. So, I wonder if getting just one email every week is going to be enough. Hopefully, as you said, the Rank Tracking inside MS will also be functional for at least <50 keywords.

    Tack.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Ameet,

    When we release the new Rank Tracker service, we will be discontinuing the old one. This new Rank Tracker will be integrated into Market Samurai, just like the current one is. There will be some changes to the interface, but it will not be a stand-alone product.

    The new Rank Tracker service will take over all ranking checks that you can currently do through Market Samurai.

    Unfortunately, there is no ability to check rankings daily with the new service. To do this would be 7x the cost – if there is sufficient demand at this increased price point, however, we will look into making this option available for users.

    If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  41. Hey Eugene and the team

    Just want to say a big thank you for looking to resolve this issue quickly. What some people don't realize is that things are changing with SEO and “BIG” changes with Google and data is getting harder to provide (Unless you have huge pockets)

    You always seem to amaze me how you pull this off. I use Market Samurai and Article Samurai for our clients and without it I would be lost lol.

    The monthly cost is beyond brilliant, for the data that we get and the time we save I am more than happy.

    Customer for life

    Danny.

  42. Thank you very much for being upfront and very very honest with us. It's the Ozzie way and the right way to do business. I am a very happy customer and really appreciate what you guys have done so far from the very beginning. Keep it up and have a great day.

    Mike Chudej

  43. Excellent work as always.

    Question: Will the special existing customer pricing be available in the future? That is, if I decide to stick with the 50 free keywords for now, or go with the 100 keywords option but end up in 6 months needing to track 500 keywords – will that special pricing still be available?

    thanks,
    Joseph

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Joseph,

    If you've signed up to the 50 free keywords plan before April 30th, you'll be eligible for the cheaper prices in the future if you decide to change your plans.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  44. Will there be a price break for existing users who find that they need to upgrade to a higher level after April?

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Lisa,

    If you've signed up to the 50 free keywords plan before April 30th, you'll be eligible for the cheaper prices in the future if you decide to change your plans.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  45. Will weekly report will be store in market samurai or only email ?

    Past historic report will be keep in history ?

    Thanks for long blog post, and offer seems good

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi there,

    All the data will be stored in Market Samurai, including historic data.

    The emails are designed to supplement the data, and they are there to inform you about when your rankings have been updated and are ready to view.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  46. This is outstanding Eugene!

    You guys did it again :D I'm very happy with the paid plans for “veteran” users you detailed. A big plus point in comparison to other rank tracking services out there. Hope we can see the new MS Rank Tracker soon.

    All the best!

  47. Fair enough. I guess if you're getting up to the level of wanting to track a few hundred keywords you can afford a small amount. But, taking the “blue belt” after April 30 will be $600 a year for some people.

    That add's up. Maybe you should provide the software itself at no charge for people who track large amounts of keywords?

    Just a suggestion.

  48. Looks great, was using another provider which we actually just canned and were about to use another service so will wait and see how this goes.

  49. 49
    On February 29th, 2012 at 12:32 pm
    Greg Morrison said:

    Will you have a plan higher then 2,500 keywords? I need to track between 5,000-7,000 keywords, will there be a plan available for this?

    On
    Greg Morrison replied:

    Oh wow, you're only going to be doing once a week updates? For any serious SEO person this isn't going to fly, not even close!

    You guys are still great for everything else, but for rank tracking, it looks like you guys are definitely going to be lacking. But good luck with everything, I still think MS is one of the best tools for the price.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Greg,

    Thanks for your comment.

    We're initially only going with weekly rankings, and may offer daily ranking updates in the future. It's what the majority of Ranking services provide, and from our data analysis it's what most of our customers do (even internally we don't check more than once a week).

    However, daily rankings are substantially more expensive to provide (7 times more). I'd like to get your feedback, if the retail prices were 7 times the cost for daily updates would this still represent good value for you?

    We've had a few people ask us about this now, I'd like to get some feedback on whether a 7 fold price increase would be worth it to provide the more frequent ranking updates.

    Thanks for your questions though!

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  50. 1. very important, can you create costume reports that i can send my clients?
    2. if i check only twice a month can i get discount?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Tzvi,

    Thanks for your questions.

    In a future version of the service we will add the ability to email PDF reports automatically for each campaign that you create. For higher plans, we may also add the ability to white-label the reports.

    In terms of your other question, unfortunately the system we're building and the user-interface we've designed won't easily be able to move to fortnightly checking. What you could do is alternatively pause each campaign after each week so that you effectively double the number of keywords you are checking for each price-point.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  51. Yep I would have to say the MS chaps have done the work and come up with the goods. An equitable solution to the problem facing MS, especially in relation to the market.

  52. Where do I signup?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Sean,

    Thanks for your question.

    When the Beta program is ready we'll email our customers with a link where they can sign up to the Beta program, and then a few weeks after that we'll roll it out to everyone.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

    On
    steve wyman replied:

    Hi eugene
    So will all customers be allowed into teh beta if they wish to or is there a limit?

    I ask as with my surname starting witha a W im often slow to get emails. Like the one about this blog entry

    Looks like i got it 2-3 hours after others

    regards

    On
    Support replied:

    Hej Steve,

    There will be a limit to the number of people who can sign up to the beta, but we've learned from sending out mass emails that people do miss out.

    This time we'll be sending out an email ahead of time, and making the page live at a specified time.

    This way you should get the email, and not miss out on the limited spots.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to anwer.

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  53. Thanks for all of the hard work you guys put in to keep RT going! And for offering such great pricing options.

    Just thought I'd check if you have anything in the pipelines for tracking local rankings (suburb, city, state etc).

    Although there are lots of 'local' tools coming onto the marketing I'd rather stick with MS, if possible :)

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Michaele,

    Thanks for your question. We have thought about that. It won't be there on day one (our focus is in getting out the first version as quickly as possible), but it may be a possible feature for the future.

    Our data provider doesn't directly support this feature, but this would be easy for them add this in the future. Can't give you a timeline on this at the moment though!

    If you could let me know the names of some of the best Local tools available I'll check them out and see how they've implemented this functionality, and think about how we might change our product to support this in the future.

    Thanks for your support!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  54. If we elect to go with the free plan right now and not buy more keywords, can we upgrade at the existing user price AFTER April 30th? Or do we have to figure out our future needs today in order to lock in the special pricing.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Dennis,

    Thanks for your question.

    The good news, is that YES, if you activate your FREE White Belt plan before April 30th, then you'll still receive your 50% discount on our retail plans after April 30th when your keyword needs grow.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  55. Thanks for adding the ability to track ranking free for existing user.

    However I have to admit I seldom use rank tracking in market samurai. I find it troublesome to track a long list of keywords. I would prefer feature as in semrush which I can just enter the my url and I got all the keywords which my site is currently rank in google.

    If the data provider are able to provide such feature that would be really useful.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Foo,

    Thanks for your question.

    We're not planning on supporting the SEMRush API to “reverse engineer” rankings based on your domain in the near feature.

    But by being able to enter in some keywords and let us do the work it will certainly make the process a lot faster and easier. It's quite slow to do that now, and the new service will make this less of a chore.

    Also, when you initially add in keywords you'll be able to get your initial rankings back in a few minutes, and then get weekly ranking reports each week.

    We've talked internally about interfacing with your Google Analytics account (and possibly SEMRush) to initially suggest keywords for you to track, but this won't be there day one.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  56. Thanks for the Update.

    Do we get those nice features as white label reportings ?

    Best regards, Marko

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Marko,

    Thanks for your question. Features that we'll add after the launch will be PDF email reports for each campaign that you have set up, that can go to you or even client email addresses.

    For higher plans we are also looking at adding whitelabeling so you can get your logo into the reports.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  57. 57
    On February 29th, 2012 at 1:38 pm
    Eddie Teo said:

    Jag är upprörd. Why should a paid user like me be subsidizing a free user?

    If I use my own proxies, would I be penalized as well? If yes, WHY?

    I have several clients which I do reports for, and this charging will be telling me to switch over to other products.

    I use Market Samurai primarily for rank tracking, and now it is going to lose its charm, for me at least.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Eddie,

    I'm very sorry that you're upset.

    Our options were either to charge everyone or see if we can bear the cost of supporting a free offering.

    While you might see it as the paid users subsidising the free users – it's more of a case that paid users at our retail pricing (after April 30th) will subsidise both the 50 keyword free plans, and also the discounted paid plans. This might take a while for this to occur, and we will bear the cost in the meantime until the service breaks even.

    With the new service we will not be supporting the existing functionality to use your own computer (or proxies) to look up rankings. It costs a lot of time and money to keep up to date with the constant Google changes (format changes, universal changes, etc). One of the core benefits with going to a third party data provider is that we can spend less time chasing Google, and put the savings towards subsidising both free users and the special paid plans such as yourself.

    Thus, we won't be supporting the old system once the new service has been launched.

    You may wish to try a service like SEO Power Suite which has support for proxies, but be aware that they also have a monthly search engine update fee of up to $20 a month that kicks in after a few months.

    I'm sorry to let you down, we've tried our very best to try look after everyone, and to minimize the costs for everyone effected by these changes.

    At the very least, opt-in for the 50 keyword free plan before 30th April to make sure you lock in your higher quota in case you decide to give Rank Tracker a try again in the future.

    Med vänlig hälsning,

    Eugene

  58. Any chance that you guys will offer a paid version of the rank tracker that allows for daily rank tracking?

    I would be willing to pay for such an option as once a week tracking isn't going to cut it for those who work in the SEO field every day.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Rich,

    Thanks for your question.

    We are considering it in the future if there's enough demand. As noted in my post above, as there are 7 times as many ranking checks for a daily service, the price points would have to be increased in proportion to pay for the increased usage. Would this level of pricing still work for you?

    What we are implementing is the facility to return your first set of results within a few minutes of adding new keywords. Thus you can get initial rankings quickly, and then have your weekly updates come through each week.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

    On
    steve wyman replied:

    Hi eugene

    IM hopeing you will see and respond to this point.

    I see a number of people repeating this question and i think your in avoidance mode. (I say that kindly)

    As an SEO supplier if a client contacts me and says “hows my serps going” and i say Oh well its to expensive to tell you so can you wait 5 days? i think the answer would be No.

    Especially as every other online cloud based service I've seen and use does this!!

    For clarity I currently use or trial
    sescout.com
    serpfox
    positionly

    Now sescout is the best and your going to be much much cheaper so im not knocking you.

    Why do i need daily checking other than for client response?

    One new campaigns whilst i dont care what hapens day to day it can be instructive to see a gradual movement insers (as seen on daily checks rather than say “falling off a cliff” with weekly checks.

    Once a sites establsh weekly is fine.

    So i would like to see an add-on option pack to say track 10, 20 or 50 keywords daily. Its going to be a lot more but thats fine.

    By limiting the keyword checks to justthe current targets we have a balance?

    On
    Rich replied:

    Hello Eugene,

    Thank you for your quick response. I would be willing to pay 7 times the current pricing structure that you have quoted for reliable daily tracking, though I probably fall into the minority. I think you would probably find many SEO professionals though who would be willing to pay that if you could offer the service.

    Anyway thank you for your updates and your hard work! I love market samurai and wish you guys the best!

    Best Regards,
    Rik

  59. Hi Eugene,

    Rank Tranker in MS is really killing my spirit :(
    I am a loyal fan of Market Samurai for years and it is really a pain not to be able to utilize MS to it's full potential in the past few weeks.

    I am just wondering why isn't market samurai able to do what SEO PowerSuite is capable of in terms of fetching ranking data? ( http://www.link-assistant.com/rank-tracker/ )

    That software did quite a nice job for me and provides both localized and global results which i need for some of my clients in local niches and some sites that global in nature

    I have switched over to them for the past weeks to check my ranking and it seems that there are quite ok from my limited experience of using it.

    If Market Samurai were to roll out this new cloud platform for checking Ranking, would we be able to have the option to check both localised and global results?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Johnson,

    Sorry to hear that you're a little disappointed.

    SEO Powersuite is a good product. Just be aware that it's not a fixed price product as their sales letter may suggest. They have a monthly update fee ranging anywhere from $5 – $20 that kicks in after about 6 months I think.

    SEO Powersuite solves the problem by spacing out their queries over a long-period of time amongst a range of other techniques.

    That's currently what we've got implemented (the 30 second delay), but it's not a great user experience because of long ranking update times.

    We believe it is a better experience if we can handle the rank checks on our side. Rate limiting in Google not only affects you, but anyone else sharing your internet connection. Thus it's not really suitable in many circumstances. This also opens up the ability for us to roll out mobile apps in the future as well that can check your ranking reports, and also potentially get push notifications when reports are ready, or you've received a big drop in your rankings. A purely desktop model limits this somewhat.

    The current plans for Rank Tracker include allowing you to specify your region and language for each campaign. We don't currently support the equivalent of “Show only results in Australia”, but we do support being able to search using Google Australia. That's not to say that we wouldn't support it in the future however.

    What I'd really like to add is the ability to specific a city like “New York” and see the results for that city only. As local SEO is more important these days for local business, that would be a great feature to have. Our data provideR doesn't currently support this, but it would be easy for them to add in the future.

    Once again, I'm sorry for the frustration and disappointment that you're feeling.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

    On
    Josue replied:

    Let me quote this: “We believe it is a better experience if we can handle the rank checks on our side.”

    From my experience, things you believe are best for customers are usually not the best thing.

    I think MS should have done some kind of survey to determine what is the best for the customer.

    I been reading a lot of the comments and it seems that a lot are upset at the fact we can't check stats on our own time.

    As I mentioned before, I check it every other day. And I add and delete keywords all the time.

    This is completely taking the user experience out of it.

    I just don't like the fact that we can't check it on our own.

    If I'm going to pay for something, I would like to have full hands on control of it.

    If I wanted someone else to do it for me, I would go to odesk.

  60. I just want to let you know that you guys and girls…ROCK! I think that your transparency and candidness have really shined in your challenging situation. To even offer a FREE version and to “EAT” the costs is admirable and EVERYONE SHOULD BE GRATEFUL!

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Thanks for the encouragement!

    We're in this for the long-term, and we try our best to make the best decisions for our customers in the long-term as well.

    We hope that by looking out for our customers, that as we release new features and products, that people will give them a try because they know we'll take care of them. The world of SEO and Internet Marketing can be a dark place, where people “launch” a product and then stop supporting it 4 weeks later and it stops working. We think that's short term thinking, and represents everything that we hate about the industry!

    Thanks again for your kind words!

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  61. Also, look forward to your reply to @Travis question:

    If we start at the 50 KW plan and upgrade levels in the future, can we lock in these prices as we move up levels?

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Thanks for your question.

    Yes, if you start at the 50 keyword plan (by activating it before April 30th) then we'll honour the special pricing as your keyword needs grow.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  62. Wow, an awesome thing by Noble Samurai.

    It's great to hear about the work and analysis you guys do. Very detail explanations just like I give people. Count me in for life and one of the happiest days of my life will be when you can bill as a Black Belt.

    Your prices are totally sick!

  63. 63
    On February 29th, 2012 at 2:31 pm
    Rob Jones said:

    I'll be honest…I had my doubts before, but your new rank tracking service sounds very good. I'll certainly be signing up! Looking forward to it!

  64. 64
    On February 29th, 2012 at 2:40 pm
    Mark Olson said:

    Good-bye, Market Samurai.

    I've gotten great value over the past 3 years for the original low price (thank you Noble Samurai). But I'm afraid its time has passed. Rank Tracker was the only feature I still used and with these changes….it is time to lay it rest.

    RIP
    gomeifuku o inorimasu

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Mark,

    Sorry to hear that the combination of our 50 keyword free plan, and our discounted prices (which are less than a quarter of the price of most of the competition that we've analysed) is not working out for you.

    We've tried our best to deliver options that would meet most of our user's needs, but it's inevitable that we won't be able to help everybody.

    In any case, please activate your 50 free keyword plan when we we announce it even if you're not planning to initially use it. Once you've activated it, you get to keep the plan forever – Just in case you are unable to find something that meets your requirements.

    I'm sorry we've disappointed you, and wish you the best in your online business success.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  65. 65

    The pricing structure looks to be more than fair considering that there is a lot more to Market Samurai than one module and revisions appear to be constant.

    Hopefully this pricing structure will allow the developers to continue on their path on an equitable basis.

  66. 66

    Hi Eugene and team,

    Well handled as always, I have a lot of respect for how you continue to run your company. While all this was going down, I tried checking 10 keywords in Rank Tracker. I rec'd some kind of notice/warning from Google that I had too many queries, and the rank data even for this small group was way off. However, I wasn't ever really clear about how the Personalization and Localization works in Google until your posts above. Would this account for my Rank Tracker data being so off?

    Also, with regard to backlinks, I've heard from other experts that there is no reliable source for backlinks. They said Majestic SEO is the best, but even it can be way off. They did say that for Competition analysis while the actual numbers of backlinks aren't accurate, the relative distances between the numbers hold up as a gauge (meaning if they a competitor has 10x's the links you do, that is pretty accurate even if the actual numbers aren't).

    Would love to get your input on the above – esp. the first until this new transition gets sorted.

    Thanks again for the great product and customer support,
    Chris

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hej Chris,

    Thanks for your questions. Depending on your connection you can get rate limited by Google.

    As for the accuracy of the data, I'm not aware of any current Rank Tracker accuracy issues. The problem is most likely to be localization / personalization. To check, click the little green arrow next to the Ranking number to see what query we used to pull back these results. There can still be localization issues, but at least personalization should be taken out of the equation. If you keep having issues even after entering the captcha then a short-term work around would be to get access to a proxy server, and plug it into the settings area in Market Samurai to overcome the rate limiting issue. You might want to check out someone like Trusted Proxies and sign up for a trial and see if that fixes the problem. If not, please feel free to contact our help desk who'll be more than happy to help you through any issues that you might be experiencing.

    In any case, staying on top of changing Google result page formats, and reliably dealing with personalization/localization issues is an ongoing challenge. One of the side benefits of going with the data provider we've chosen is that because it's their sole business, they stay on top of these changes as soon as they occur. So you should see more reliable results with the new Rank Tracker service as well.

    It's true what you say about back links. Majestic SEO is the best, but they often don't return data for low authority sites (less than 30 links). Unfortunately there's no easy way around this aside from breaking into Google's data centers and accessing their data.

    It's important that when using Majestic, that you use the “Fresh Index”, and not the historical index for reporting back link numbers. The Historical index shows every single link that has every linked to your site. So if someone linked to you in 2001, that will still show up as link, even if the original link was removed.

    If you're monitoring your own site and have added Google Webmaster Tools, then you may be able to get some additional data points from there. The data is not always that fresh though, but it's another source that you might not be aware of.

    Hope that helps you out.

    Cheers,

    Eugene

  67. hi,
    i am 2 years customer of MS, and i know that you are doing the best for your customer. i am happy to pay you beacause you are the best.

    Amit

  68. I arrived at MS a long time ago because of problems with getting ranking data from some other software I had at the time.

    Internet marketing is my business and tracking my rankings accurately is vital to me. I feel that the costs for your solution to the problem are a fair and necessary business expense that I'm happy to make.

    On top of that, support from MS has always been top-notch, quick and courteous. I'm in.

    George.

  69. Wow what a great service! I would most likely not exceed 50 kw per month but if I did I have no problem with the pricing structure at all, its actually very cheap!

    Nobody has a reason to complain, if you want to run more than 50 keywords then you have to pay..you cannot expect everything for free, we enjoyed the last 3 years but its about time to pay if the service is not available for free…if you want to run your SEO business then Market Samurai team also needs to run their business and keep us happy…at least they came up with a great solution.. as simple as that :)

    Thanks Team

  70. Hi Eugene
    Well done for solving the problem.
    I work with many SMEs who are happy with a monthly rankings report.
    Is it possible to specify a longer time period eg once per month and therefore effectively reduce the cost?
    Kind Regards
    Graham

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Graham,

    It is possible to do this – you'll have the option of tracking and untracking different keywords at any point.

    If you like, you can contact support@noblesamurai.com and we can give you a more detailed answer!

    Cheers,
    -NS Support

  71. Thanks for all your hard work in coming up with a strategy for a fair plan. I appreciate it.

  72. Is tracking 50 keywords limit for one project or all projects in MS?

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Peter,

    The keyword limit is for all project in MS.

    -Support

  73. Hi Eugene

    This is good news and as a heavy user I will no doubt subscribe to one of the plans which do seem reasonable.

    However, there is still IMHO a far more important issue on MS that is not yet resolved : when will you go back to using Google data for SEOC and SEOLC ?

    For me, the tool cannot and does not fulfill its main objective (keyword analysis and identification of opportunities) while using SEOT from Google but SEOC and SEOLC from Bing.

    I know that a large number of users (myself included) have been asking this question since the start of your issues.

    Can you please give us an update on this burning issue ?

    Many thanks

    Paul

  74. We don't use MS for ranktracking but already found a good alternative. We value other MS features to be more of use for our daily work as SEO advisors. We believe MS is the best tool for SEO competition research and for keyword analysis.

  75. Hi Eugene,

    Hats off to the team at Noble Samurai, and well done to the management team for taking the time to do the analysis properly, and deliver a coherent message.

    It never ceases to amaze me the professionalism that NS have, and the lack of professionalism and transparency in what is an extremely competitive market.

    If you want to know how to deliver to your customers, in terms of value, message, and marketing, Noble Samurai are an excellent example of the right way to do it.

    Thanks to all involved for continuing to exceed my expectations!

    Best,
    Guy

  76. Free plan in Rank Tracker is greta news, yhank you! Do you plan to develop more functions in seo competition like sorting or other?

  77. You guys are missing what you can now show to the client.

    A client ranks outside the 1000 rank. As I work to bring them to the first page (at which point they call me Mr. Incredible!), they want to see how their ranking is improving, which is code word to see if I am doing my job.

    If MS only offers the top 100, it could be weeks or months before the clients website shows up in the top 100, if ever!

    How will I show the client a track record of them moving from ### (outside 1000) to ### (outside 1000) to 999 to 800 to 650 to 421 to 274 to 121 to 93 to 63 to 47 to 23 to 14 to 3?

    If each number in my example above took one month to get to, the rankings won't show up in your new Ranking Tracker for 9 months (73)! Every one of my clients would be furious and would fire me within 3 months because I can't show them their ranking improvements until Christmas of this year!

    Interested in what other SEO guru's think as well.

    Tack,
    Eric The Man (just a man, not THE Man)

  78. Thanks for the detailed post Eugene and it looks like you guys have managed to come up with a great solution that should suit the vast majority – a tricky thing to do in adverse conditions!

    As a new user to MS I've been hungrily digesting all the video tutorials that you have in the dojo but Rank Tracker seems to be one area that I haven't seen anything on – are there any videos around as an intro or will the new interface be so different that it's best to wait till that comes out?

    As a follow on from the above I have to say I'm really impressed with the depth of MS – when I bought it I'd only seen the keyword side but the number and scope of other modules has been a great surprise (as is the amount of video training available for free!)

    Will certainly be signing up for the new Rank Tracker as I'm building a lot of trust and confidence in you guys based on your last few blog posts and the way you've bounced back.

    Keep up the good work,

    Cheers

    Andrew

  79. If we have both Article and Market Samurai, do we have 2 sign ups, and 2 50 words in each? It should be right because there are two different products with different uses.

    Hälsningar,

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Abel,

    You're correct – you'll have 50 free keywords per product.

    -Support

  80. Hey guys, you've only missed one thing . . . I need a button to sign up for the Blue Belt!

    Onwards and upwards everyone — and a special “G'day” to young Ben!

    Cheers

    John

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi John,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  81. Hi,

    This looks cool. I like the way you can gradually upgrade your membership depending on your needs rather than just go to an expensive membership from no where.

    The automatic checking should help me avoid the bad habit of obsessively checking my rankings far too frequently as well!

    But sometimes it is pretty useful to run the system there and then and get a answer to a keyword question. Waiting a week for the answer may not be ideal when you are looking to fix a problem or make a decision.

    Will it be possible to still run the software mannually, on the paid options, to get an immediate answer? (perhaps with a limited number of keywords/searches – or even buy credits to do it) Is it the case that I can do this upto 50 keywords or from my own computers location ie not your servers?

    Andrew

  82. Thanks guys for working so hard to get this sorted.

    It's great you have managed to keep a free option available for existing customers and the pricing for existing customers looks very fair to me too.

    Hälsningar
    Mike

  83. Hi guys – great job fixing it all up and am really pleased to see you have come up with a great way to keep almost everyone happy. The 'old' service was slow and a bit clunky so I am really looking forward to the new version.

  84. Thanks for addressing this in a way which should suit a huge number of users – sure, it wont work for some maybe which is a shame, but for most it strikes me as a good deal.

    If it stands up like you hope it will after the beta, then it looks like you'll have turned a (big) problem into an opportunity to update the service and effectively too…

    One Q – if you already have a licence for MS and/or AS do you need to do anything at all before April 30th, or will you automatically be on the White Belt plan – and will you then be able to upgrade to higher plans at the lower cost at any time in the future.

  85. Hi Eugene & team,

    I am amazed!

    You have created a more than great solution at an awesome pricepoint. Can hardly believe that you are bearing the considerable cost for your users. Don't think there are many who woulf do that!!!

    Well, I am definitely in and looking forward to the cloud based service with automatic weekly reports. That makes things easier and smoother for me.

    THANKS

  86. Not very happy about that! I have the paid version and you change the deal…

  87. Hey Eugene,

    While I can understand the need to cut down costs (or make more money; depends how you look at it), 50 keywords is really not much to begin with, especially if you're just starting to work on a website.

    Majority of new sites needs to be checked across hundreds of keywords to pinpoint the best possible ones, BEFORE you start optimizing and tracking the “best ones”.

    Also, as a software developer, I don't see what's the big deal with maintaining the local tracker… yes – it defeats the purpose of the cloud for 92% of the users, but it works, and it works well! why change something that works well?

    SUGGESTION:
    Keep the local Rank Tracker and add the cloud service as an paid add-on for those who really need it.

    - OR -

    Allow FREE users to check UNLIMITED number of keywords ONCE per month (once per keyword/month) AND track up to 50 keywords (50 keywords/week).

  88. Hi Guys!

    Wow, fantastic! Being an existing PAID customer of both Market and Article Samurai, this is music to my ears! I have to say, I have been using raventools.com for past 30 days on a free trial and now it's going to be $99/month, so kinda glad you nearly at testing phase!

    Two important question that I had in mind, and that is:

    1. “Can one upgrade from any price plan at any stage?”

    2. “Will one subscription to a price plan allow me to use the ranktracker on both Market and Article Samurai?”

    Please advise.

    I very much look forward to your reply.

    Many thanks in advance and thanks for the post!

    Best,

    Leo

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Leo,

    I'm glad you approve :-)

    To answer your questions:

    1. Yes, you can upgrade from any plan at any stage.

    2. Yes, if both your MS and AS registration details are at the same email address, then you'll be able to use either to access your Rank Tracker cloud service data. If not, contact support and we'll help merge the two accounts together.

    Hope that answers your questions.

    Thanks for your support!

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

  89. Hi Eugene,

    That I will be be signing up for one of the amazing plans you offered goes without saying, but everytime you post I get a lesson in customer service and how to build raving fans.

    Thanks for the education!

    Rich Casamento

  90. Hi MS team,

    I have a question.

    You talk about a “slow way” of rank tracking, which is actually what's happening now.

    Will this option still be available for free in the future?

    I mean: I don't care for a slow ranktracking job running in the background.

    regards,
    James

  91. Well we all have to think why we are using these SEO tools.
    As we can't do anything with the tools that we can't do by hand the answer must be that we want to save time.
    This new pagerang solution is a good solution as it saves time, much time. I do have other pagerang tools, but as the present MS tool slooow.
    Fortsätt med det goda arbetet!

  92. You guys are awesome, top quality customer service, 20/10

  93. Awesomeness! When do we get to buy our plans? I can't wait! :)

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Hilary,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  94. Thanks for the update and also finding a solution that meets all our needs, and a fair one at that :)

    One thing I wanted to clarify here.

    As I grow my business and as an existing user of MS, would one still qualify for the discounted package if they purchsed the rank tracker a little later on, or would I have to purchase it now, even though I am not yet at the stage of hitting 50+ searches?

    Just wanted to know if this pricing would be locked in for existing members or if they too would have to pay the higher price if they purchased the extra's later on.

    Tack

    Gio

  95. We are in the 1%. When do we need to sign up. 99 per month is OK with us.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Kim,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  96. I think this is a fair solution. I have other services that track ranking and they are all paid. Glad to see you all landed on your feet with the Google Changes.

  97. I've always tracked about 30 keywords and I've been a customer since the beginning so for me this is all good.

    Great job!

  98. 98

    Wow. I'm not getting it. A service included in the cost of the product is converted to a subscription and people are happy?

    I'm wondering if this is the first step in moving more included services to a paid version. First RT; what's next?

    How long will it take before MS is at Article Samurai pricing levels?

  99. thanks for the much awaited update Eugene. looking forward to utilizing the paid plans. you definitely have the cost advantage over the competition, and based on having used MS for the past couple years I have no doubts the quality will also be amazing. thank you for doing what you do.

  100. Great, comprehensive update Eugene. Thank you for coming up with a wonderful solution – although I am not surprised at all. You continue to over deliver and I know you know that it is very much appreciated. I am looking forward to the modified rank tracker module, as well as some of the advanced packages.

  101. Hia Eugene,

    I have a few doubts:

    1) The 1000 keywords for the brown belt are in total for all the projects right? not for the the maximun in a project? If I have 3 projects of 250 keywords, 1 of 200 keywords, and 2 of 100 keywords, I would have 1150 for which I need more than 1000 keywords.

    2) I see that the price for keyword is 0,04 for the 1000 keywords plan and also 0,04 for the 2500 keyword plan. It's more than the double volume of keywords (x2,5)… wouldn't it bee normal to reduce a bit the price for keyword as the volume is much more to 0'03 or at least 0'035? I feel that the ones that are in the 1% in which I'm surely included have to assume the big cost for all the rest of the users.
    I think is normal that if we pay a for a huge volume of keywords, we should have a “special offer” in the price per keyword, isn't it?. The way you set it it's more rentable for people like me to pay 2 brown belts (1000 keyword plans = 40$x2) than 1 black belt (2500 keyword plan = 100$), is more cheaper and I would have acces to Market Samurai from the double of PC's…

    3) Will I be able to have a bill monthly for my accountancy?

    Tack

  102. 102

    Hi Eugene. Thanks for keeping us up to date with the status of MS. This may have been asked already, and if so I apologize for the redundancy. I use MS primarily for doing keyword research, and occasionally (monthly at the most) I'll run a ranking report for a few of my clients. If I keep every campaign/project as inactive, and only activate and run the rank tracker monthly to get these reports, and keep the number of keywords per project at 50 or less, does this qualify for the free version? Ie, I don't have a need for the ranking information to be up to date except for once a month.

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Tom,

    In this case you'd still qualify for the free plan.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  103. Hey MS gang how's it going.

    First let me say that I love ya guys. Really I do. Always on top of things.

    But this new rank tracker thig an how it's going to work is not a good thing in my honest opinion.

    Here's an example.

    If my client walks in today and wants results. What am I to say, that he needs to wait a week?

    Not cool.

    As for me, if I'm going to pay for this, then I would like a little more control of it.

    Weekly stats just won't be enough for me and as I can see by the comments left all ready, I'm not the only one that feels this way.

    I totally understand the whole deal behind it, I do.

    It just doesn't seem like an actual fix.

    The discount is cool and even the full price is good. But in my opinion, your competition charging more is a better deal just because we can actually do more with it.

    Anyway, I'm still using it for research. However, I will miss the rank tracker so much.

    Guess I'll have to do some sole searching for another tracking feature. Sorry but the way you guys have it now is just not good enough.

    Just hope this doesn't kill MS for good.

    Cheers,
    Joey

  104. Excellent solution at a more than fair price. What impresses me most is that you took the time to analyse existing usage patterns and didn't just guess. Thanks again.

  105. 105

    Hi Folks

    First I'd like to add my thanks to all the others. You consistently define what customer service is all about.

    Quick question, which you may have answered but I got tired of reading all the comments.

    When you say “sign up for …” are you referring to signing up for MS or do you mean the new rank-tracker program?

    I am a MS-paid owner but will be satisfied with the 50-free program for now. Will I still qualify for the 50% discount rates for the rank-tracker if I need to upgrade after April 30?

    Cheers,
    Ric

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    We mean signing up for the Rank Tracker 50 keywords free plan. Once it is launched you can do this from within Rank Tracker or the accounts system. So long as you have done this you will be eligible for the discounted plans if you need them in the future

  106. 106

    At first I was a bit pissed this was happening and wrote a response to the original post concerning it… I'm glad I took my own advice about emails/posts, don't do it in anger.

    I've been with MS since its initial launch through 30DC and have never regretted it, even now. You guys have done a great job for a long time and the solution you've come up with more than satisfactory, it's genius.

    Now that I've explained what a dooch I almost made of myself, and how terrific you guys are, I have a question.

    I too am confused about the whole “existing customer” signup for a plan. I've read the posts here and still can't figure it out, especially since there seems to be a contradiction between two MS posters.

    Eugene said: “You must sign up to any plan (even the FREE 50 Keyword Whitebelt Plan will count) before 30th April to get access to the special 50% off pricing.”

    BUT
    Sarah said: “Initially, all users will be on a free keyword plan by default, but you'll need to sign up to a paid plan before April 30th to take advantage of the discounted prices.”

    So, Eugene says signing up for FREE plan is ok, but Sarah says a PAID plan. Which is it? Free plan by default and locked in pricing discounts, OR, purchase a PAID plan ( even if it's the cheapest $5.00/mo)?

    Thanks Guys/Gals

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    Sorry about the confusion! It stems from the fact that we were all a little confused. We changed how we were going to manage the discounted plans based on feedback on the blog so there was a contradiction in the comments for a period of time.

    In order to be eligible for the discounted plans (once they are launched) you need to either:
    * Visit the Rank Tracker product page in the accounts system
    * Click 'Change Plan' in Rank Tracker (within Market Samurai)
    * Create a campaign in Rank Tracker
    * Upload a project to a campaign in Rank Tracker

    Provided this is done by the 30th April you will get access to the 50 keyword free plan and be eligible for the discounted paid plans if/when you need to upgrade in the future.

    I hope this clarifies things!
    Miriam

  107. 107
    On March 1st, 2012 at 5:33 am
    Venice said:

    Hi. I have market samurai and a monthly subscription to article samurai. Does that mean I will get 50 free keywords for each? If not, how will it work? Tack.

  108. 108

    Hi Eugene,

    First let me say that MS is by far my favorite tool to use when it comes to Keyword and Rank Tracking. I also think it's a wise decision to move to the system you're moving to.

    I know this has been asked, but I just want to make sure I'm understanding the new pricing structure for existing customers correctly.

    Say I sign up for the 50 Keyword Free Rank Checker before April 30. If I need to upgrade to the 100 word plan 6 months later, would I get it at the 50% off rate or would I be paying the retail rate?

    If it's at the 50% rate, would that hold true if at a later date I needed to upgrade to the 1000 word plan? Or when I went to the additional upgrade would I then be paying the retail rate?

    In essence, is the plan to allow current customers (those that sign up for at least the “white belt” plan by April 30) to have access to higher level plans at the 50% rate going forward, or will there be a cutoff where they'll be paying the “retail” rates if they choose to upgrade or downgrade their plan?

    Again, I think you guys have come up with a wonderful solution to the problems Google's changes caused. I also think the new way will be much more efficient, which is always a good thing.

    Thanks,

    Josh

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    Provided you have signed up for the 50 keyword free plan before April 30 you will be eligible for the paid plans at the discounted rate

  109. So, let me get this straight…. Google made a huge change to how your service works. Instead of using them as the scapegoat, you guys found a way to continue to service 92% of your customers for free even though it will come at a moderate cost to you?

    Hats off to MS! Thank you for all of your hard work and research. This no undoubtedly has taken uncountable hours of your time. Every MS user should feel so blessed and “treated” that you guys have been working so hard for us.

  110. Well done!

    You have found a great solution… although it will not fit my requirements I am still a very happy customer and could not be without MS… I have many smaller projects and I have 20 – 30 keywords for each project… however I have found another solution to Rank Tracking.

    As far as I am concerned even without RT MS is very good value for money…

    Question: I use RT not only for rank tracking but also for tracking the development in Backlinks. This is especially true for Article Samurai, but also for MS…

    Will you consider adding a Backlink Tracking Module instead of RT to fill this gap?

    Thanks a million for your extraordinary effort!!

  111. Eugene,

    Thanks for the update.

    Just in case I have missed it, who are you going to use to source the data? The reason I ask is that I also use SEO Powersuite and I have found the Rank Tracker module is quicker than many of the competitors (not comparing against MS or AS I hasten to add) and more reliable results. Therefore, I don't want to pay for MS if it is the same source.

    Tack

    Simon

    On
    Anders Vinther replied:

    Hi Simon,

    The name of the provider is further up the thread…

    SEO Powersuite runs on your computer… this solution runs on cloud servers, so is not the same source…

    Cheers,
    Anders

  112. 112

    Will it do top 1000 or only top 100 like current workaround?

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    The data returned will be for the top 100 positions

  113. 113

    Many thanks for your efforts in reaching a fair solution to the problems posed by the Google changes.

    I do have a couple of questions:

    Would it be possible to set up two groups of 50 keywords, then alternate the group that is live, so effectively getting data on 100 keywords once a fortnight?

    When we upload our keywords to the new scheme, will the existing data be carried forward?

    Can you clarify the question many are confused on, regarding moving up the tiers in future, and the price applicable. If you are an existing member now, and you start with the 50 free keywords under the new scheme, but later need to upgrade to 100, will you still get the discount.

    In answer to one question, it was suggested that the 50 keyword free plan may become a paid for plan (Answer to Comment 7)
    “At the moment the 50 free keyword plan is not on top of the paid plan. So a 200 keywords plan will get 200 keywords, not 250. The 50 keyword plan may become a standalone paid plan in the future”
    Can you clarify this – are you suggesting that even those existing users who will qualify for the free 50 keywords, may have to pay for the free 50 keywords in the future?

    Many thanks.

    On
    Eugene Ware replied:

    Hi Eddie,

    Thanks for your questions.

    1. Yes, you can alternate your keyword groups and effectively get 100 free keywords. But you'll have to do this manually (pause/unpause each week).

    2. Yes, when you upload your data we'll save all past historical data.

    3. Yes, if you sign up to the free 50 keyword plan before April 30th, and then want to upgrade in the future after the cut-off date, you will still get access to the special 50% off pricing.

    4. To clarify my statement, if you have a 50 keyword free plan then you get to keep access to this forever. You won't have to pay for it in the future.

    Hope that clears things up.

    Warm Regards,

    Eugene

    On
    Pete replied:

    Just to clarify points 3 / as I understand current members / users of MS will not be auto included but will need to register ? and at current we can not do that but you will send another email when this option is available to register, is this correct ?

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Pete,

    This is correct!

    -Support

  114. Amazing. If 10% of the US companies provided this level of service, value and communication our economy would pull out of the doldrums much more quickly. Thank you Noble Team

  115. Hi Eugene

    Thanks for the update.I'm satisfied with the solution.

    Mildred

  116. Hi Eugene,

    I read the post and most of the comments but I am still not clear on one thing that I would like to know about. Pardon me if this has already been answered but I just couldn't read hundreds of comments. My question is below;

    I am a paid customer of MS and I use Rank Track regularly. My current usage is below 50 keywords so I don't have to buy any subscription as it will be useless. But what happens when I grow and add more keywords for more websites.. I mean will I get the same discounted price of being an existing customer when I subsscribe to a Paid Plan in 6 months from now?

    Also, this 50 keywords is based on per campaign, per website or per client? Or is it just 50 keywords and no matter how many domains/URLs, how many campaigns and how many clients I have?

    I am sorry but I haven't used any other paid service as yet and thus don't know how it works. And I can proudly say I never felt like any other service because what I needed was available in MS.

    Thanks for the great software and I support the paid plans. When I feel a need, I'll upgrade to paid plans happily.

    Usman Latif

    On
    Miriam Parkinson replied:

    If you sign up for the 50 keyword free plan before the 30th you will be able to get paid plans when you need them at the discounted rate.

    The 50 keywords is per account so it is shared between all the websites, projects etc. It doesn't matter how many campaigns or websites there are.

  117. So pleased you were able to work things out after the Google mess I am very new here the google problem happened about a week after I made the purchase lol. I am still trying to work out what it all means but I will get there and I have a forum that helps thanks everyone
    Ray

  118. 118
    On March 1st, 2012 at 11:28 am
    Christopher Oliver said:

    If I sign up for 1000 keywords..
    does that mean 1000 per month..
    So, if stop using some keywords can new ones be substituted in the next month?

    WHEN CAN I SIGN UP? I am ready now!

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Christopher,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    And you're partially correct about the keywords – you will have your 1000 keywords, but you can allocate these however you wish at any time. You won't be able to track more than 1000 keywords at any time, but you will be able to reallocate which keywords are tracked whenever you'd like.

    If you have any more questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer!

    Cheers,
    Stöd

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    could you please answer my question?

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    Anders Vinther replied:

    Hi James,

    I think your question is if the current way of Rank Tracking will still be available… if that's the case then the question has been answered elsewhere in this thread… and the answer is no…

    Cheers,

    Anders

  120. Thanks for working so hard for your customers, I know I appreciate your efforts.

    One question that was asked that I didn't see an aswer for was: (something like this)As existing customers, what will we need to do to get all of this? Will we need to reactivate our accounts or???

    And Thanks Again to the Noble Samurai Crew for all you do.

    Shane @ Comeback Marketing LLC

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    On March 2nd, 2012 at 5:24 am
    michaels said:

    A big thanks to everyone at Noble Samurai!

    This “rank tracker” issue was a big deal to me, and you've found a solution that is VERY equitable to everyone.

    You've even enhanced it's features so it's now the best! (imho)

    Awesome work.

    Thanks again!

  122. Hey guys,

    Glad you are getting this worked out. I am not sure if you addressed this or not but those of us that purchased Market Samurai and we are monthly subscribers to Article Samurai do we get more than 50 keywords per month? Or are 50 keywords included for both?

    Tack,

    James

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    On March 3rd, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    Paul Dorridge said:

    Well, I prefer traffic travis as I can track 1000s of keywords and there is no monthly fee. Any reason why I should suddenly be paying a monthly fee for rank tracking through MS?

  124. Hi

    Thanks for the update – I was starting to worry and look for alternatives but this post has put a stop to that. Where can we sign up for the plans (or is this only available when the beta is ready?)

    Tack

    Paul

    On
    Support replied:

    Hi Paul,

    We haven't actually released the sign up pages yet!

    Once we release the new Rank Tracker service, we'll open the signup pages.

    We'll send out an email with some more information closer to the release date.

    Cheers,
    Stöd

  125. As a MS and AS customer with about 80% common keywords across both systems will one RT subscription cover both products?

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    Support replied:

    Hi Bob,

    Your Rank Tracker plan will be held at the account level, so you will be able to use the same plan for both Market and Article Samurai.

    If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to send an email to support@noblesamurai.com and we'll do our best to answer.

    Cheers,
    -Support

  126. Hi,

    first of all, very good pricing plans! I have been checking out lots of companies the last few months, and all are way more expensive (and now you have given an insight in why this is). And I really appreciate the fact that you give the discount to current AND future customers (till 30 April). That is customer service at it's best!

    What I would like to know if you are thinking about a simple read-only iPhone/Android app. Since you already got the data in the cloud instead of on a local computer, it might be easy to push this info to an app as well. What I like is preparing my fixed computer work on my iPhone, so selecting projects first before starting things up. Having the Rank Tracker data on my iPhone means I can start up faster, OR use this data when working on a computer which hasn't got my MS installation (for excample, I currently have my leg broken and mostly work from my laptop, while my MS is installed on my fixed computer).

    Thank you for reading,

    Jacco

  127. An off-the-topic question.

    Which translation plugin / software are you using?

    Yours is neat on the sidebar. I tried several but couldn't find the right one.

  128. Effectively, I'm new in internet marketing. I am utilizing plr articles however they aren't cheap. Currently I'm in search of a plr article membership site which can allow me to download plr articles at a month-to-month fee. Please help.

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    What happens to the keywords we have been tracking do we lose this or will you be able to upload this?

  130. 130

    Hy Yah

    As one of the original testers of MS and a NobleFanatic to the point of a invisible belt color, Im glad, relieved, excited to hear Diamyo's at MarketSamuri answered the call.

    Question when is the Beta invite going out? (also the sign up)

    Waiting patiently with my Yoroi on and a glass of IWantRankTracker sake in hand :)

    BTW: A Samuri leader is called a Diamyo