Values & Definitions: Competition

What is the significance of the Orange Bars (Competition Top 1-10, 1-3, etc.)?
The orange bars are an indication of how difficult it is to rank for a keyword. The more orange in the bar, the more difficult it will be to get your site l...
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 at 11:57 AM
Why is the Competition Value Higher than 100 in Exported SECockpit Data?
The graphical bars represent values between 0 and 100, but for some of the metrics, the "real" value can go beyond 100. In terms of competiti...
Wed, 8 Apr, 2015 at 8:05 AM
Why is the competition lower in spots 1-3 than in spots 4-7 or 8-10?
The results can sometimes be skewed by "exceptions" that Google tends to make in it's rankings. A common example is that almost all the top t...
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014 at 8:23 PM
Just as a guideline, what are the competition level ranges for Rank 1-10. In a case study Sam said he wanted a competition of 30 for Easy competition. Would this be reasonable as a guideline for starters?
The values we have worked out are as follows: 30% or less = easy  40% or less = moderate 50% or less = doable 60%+ = need an excellent site ...
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014 at 8:25 PM
How potent in the ranking are the number of Juice Links vs Authority? If the page or domain authority is high but the number of links are low, does that indicate the authority sites are not much competition?
Page and Domain Authority are usually more important because they include a lot of data, including juice links. By comparison a new page on an Authority si...
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014 at 7:55 PM
Why is our main competitor's website in the top position when our site scores higher in every category; MOZ Rank, Page Authority, Domain Authority, Links. Everything is higher than this competitor yet they rank above our site—why?
The factors in the Top Ten Websites view are all off-page factors. On-page optimization factors like; title, headlines, content with keywords, ALT tags for ...
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014 at 8:24 PM
What do MozRank, Page Authority and Domain Authority mean?
Follow the link below to an awesome blog post explaining what the figures from Moz mean and how you can best interpret and apply them to your own competitio...
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014 at 4:14 AM