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ResearchOrganicGetListCompetitors

Competitor domains in the organic search



Cost per row: 10.00

This call returns the competitors in the organic search. A competitor is defined as a domain that shows up in the organic search results for a keyword for which the original domain has a ranking as well.



Parameter description

GET

ParameterDescription
countrycode (required)A two letter country code as specified in ISO 3166-1

Format: US, GB, DE etc.
url (required)Either a domain or subdomain

Format: domain.ltd, subdomain.domain.ltd
currency (optional)Currency code as specified in ISO 4217. Default is "EUR".

Format: EUR, USD etc.
limit (optional)Limit for the number of result rows
Permitted values are 10, 25, 50, 100, 250
Default is 10.

Format: integer
offset (optional)Offset for result set
Must be a multiple of allowed values for the parameter "limit"
Default is 0.

Format: integer


Example

HTTP Request:
http://api.searchmetrics.com/v3/ResearchOrganicGetListCompetitors.json?url=searchmetrics.com&countrycode=us&access_token=xxxxx

Response:
[{
    "domain": "wikipedia.org",
    "avg_position_1": "10.462105751038",
    "avg_position_2": "4.56875705719",
    "common_keywords": "100899",
    "traffic_1": "5809858",
    "traffic_2": "23036448",
    "costs": "458543.5625",
    "total_kw_count": "4209614",
    "diff_keywords": "4108715"
},{
    "domain": "yahoo.com",
    "avg_position_1": "10.283534049988",
    "avg_position_2": "8.555222511292",
    "common_keywords": "64077",
    "traffic_1": "2734957.75",
    "traffic_2": "16170596",
    "costs": "166572.359375",
    "total_kw_count": "4422964",
    "diff_keywords": "4358887"
}]


Result Description

KeyDescription
domainCompetitor domain
avg_position_1Average Position:
The average position of the given domain with the shared keywords with the respective competitor domain.
avg_position_2Competitor Position:
The average position of the respective competitor domain with the shared keywords with the given domain.
common_keywordsCompetitive keywords:
Number of shared keywords of the competitor with the given domain.
traffic_1Traffic Index:
Organic traffic index of the given domain via the shared keywords with the respective competitor domain.
traffic_2Competitor Traffic Index:
Organic traffic index of the competitor domain via the shared keywords with the given domain.
costsTraffic Value:
Value of the Competitor Traffic Index if it was bought via AdWords. Currency is (if not specified otherwise) EUR.
total_kw_countTotal number of keyword rankings of the competitor domain in the organic search.
diff_keywordsNumber of keyword rankings of the competitor domain in the organic search that are not shared with the given domain.