Competition Analysis

Time to watch today’s videos: Approximately 43 minutes

Additional time to complete today’s action steps: Better plan on at least a couple of hours – maybe more if you are having any issues with Google or Market Samurai.

Thirty Day Challenge Transcripts and Training are available below each video.


Day 03 Introduction Video | Thirty Day Challenge


Another great leap in competition research – we’ll learn how to measure, analyze, and how to assess the competition. GuruBob walks us through competition analysis using Market Samurai.


SEO Competition Using Market Samurai


Use Market Samurai’s SEO Competition module to assess the competition.
Pick a keyword that meets the traffic (80 or more), page competition (less than 30,000) and optimization criteria.

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SEO Competition The Old Way


Learn how to use SEO for Firefox – it’s always a good idea to have a plan B…If you’ve gone through the preseason training, you should already have this add-on, if not – here’s the link:

SEO For Firefox

This is an alternative to using Market Samurai for your competition analysis. At the end of this lesson, you should have narrowed it down to a keyword that meets our traffic criteria and our competition factors.

Believe it or not – this is where most people get messed up. I fell in love with a niche once, not quite enough traffic – too much competition, and not much commercial intent. It was a lot of work for very little money. Save yourself the trouble – follow these research steps. If you do, you’re a lot less likely to end up doing a bunch of work for nothing :)

Taking It One Step Further

There’s even more about how to choose a niche on Lynn Terry’s site –



Thirty Day Challenge TV – 2008.08.03 Episode 1

About 43 minutes…

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