Jaaxy Series Part 3: Competitor Analysis, SiteRank, and Backlink Strategies Explained

In Part 3 of our Jaaxy series, we’re turning our attention to competitor analysis and backlink strategies. We’ll dig into the Jaaxy features tailored for these tasks and offer some tips. Whether you’re new to affiliate marketing or have some experience, this post aims to help you leverage Jaaxy for smarter competitor insights and effective backlink planning.

For Those New to the Series:
If you’re just joining us and haven’t read the previous posts, here’s a quick catch-up:

Part 1: An Introduction. We introduced Jaaxy as a versatile tool for affiliate marketing. We covered its key features, user experience, and pricing. We also touched on who can benefit from Jaaxy and discussed its affiliate program. Begin your journey with Part 1.

Part 2: Keyword Research. We began by discussing its importance in affiliate marketing. We then dug into advanced keyword research features in Jaaxy and revealed how Jaaxy can be a hidden gem for local SEO. We concluded with tips and tricks for maximizing your use of Jaaxy for keyword research. Explore Part 2: Unlocking Keyword Research.

Having caught up, let’s shift our focus to the critical role of understanding your competition in affiliate marketing.

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Importance of Competitor Analysis

Understanding your competition is not just a smart business move; it’s a necessity in affiliate marketing. Why? Because knowing what your competitors are up to helps you make informed decisions, from content creation to marketing strategies.

Let’s explore how Jaaxy can assist you in competitor analysis.

Why Competitor Analysis is Important:
  • Find What’s Missing: Knowing what your competitors are good or bad at helps you find opportunities they’ve missed, which you can take advantage of.
  • Make Smarter Plans: Being aware of what your competitors are doing helps you make better plans for your marketing efforts. This way, you’re not just copying others but doing something unique.
  • Use Your Time and Money Wisely: Understanding how you compare to your competitors helps you decide where to put your time and money for the best results.
Jaaxy’s Features for Competitor Analysis:

Jaaxy offers a range of features tailored for competitor analysis:

  • QSR (Quoted Search Results): Tells you how many other websites are trying to rank for the same keyword you’re interested in. A lower number means less competition, which is good for you.
  • SiteRank: Helps you keep an eye on how well your website and competitors’ websites are doing in search engine rankings like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
  • Search Analysis: Gives you a peek at the top websites that show up for a specific keyword. You can see what they’re doing right and get ideas for your site.

These features can give you a competitive edge by allowing you to “spy” on your competition and understand why their websites are ranking where they are.

Now that we understand why competitor analysis is crucial let’s explore how Jaaxy can be a valuable tool in this process.

How to Use Jaaxy for Competitor Analysis:

If you’re looking to get an edge in affiliate marketing, Jaaxy has specific features to help you analyze your competitors.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Log in to Jaaxy:
First, log in to your Jaaxy account. If you’re new, you can start with a free trial.

Step 2: Utilize QSR (Quoted Search Results)
Enter your target keyword in the search bar.

  • Look at the QSR number that appears. This tells you how many websites are competing for this keyword. A lower QSR is generally better.
Step 3: Dive into SiteRank
  • Input your website URL and the keyword you’re focusing on.
  • Jaaxy will show you your website’s ranking for that keyword in Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
Step 4: Conduct a Search Analysis
  • Click on the “Search Analysis” tab.
  • You’ll see a list of the top websites ranking for your keyword. Jaaxy provides metrics like QSR, SEO score, and domain authority for these sites.
Step 5: Make Informed Decisions
Based on the data you’ve gathered, plan your next steps. This could be creating better content, targeting different keywords, or optimizing your site’s SEO.
Step 6: Keep Monitoring
Use Jaaxy’s SiteRank feature to keep track of your website’s ranking over time. Make adjustments to your strategy as needed.

Competitor analysis is just one part of the puzzle. Another is tracking your site’s ranking, which is where Jaaxy’s SiteRank feature comes in.

Understanding Jaaxy’s SiteRank: A Simple Guide

Here’s what it does in simple terms:

  • See Your Website’s Rank: Type in a keyword you think people use to find your website. SiteRank will quickly tell you where your site appears in search results.
  • Automatic Updates: SiteRank can notify you when your website reaches certain ranks in Google, Yahoo, or Bing. You’ll know right away if you’re moving up or down.
  • Check on Your Competitors: Want to know how well other websites are doing? SiteRank can show you where they stand in search results, too.
  • Test What Works: You can use SiteRank to see if changes you make to your website help it show up higher in search results.
  • Track Over Time: SiteRank keeps a history so you can see if your website is moving up or down in search results over time.
Why SiteRank is Your Go-To Tool for Rankings:

SiteRank is a feature exclusive to Jaaxy.

  • Monitor and Track: ANY rankings in Google, Yahoo, or Bing for ANY website!
  • Set Up Alerts: Jaaxy will automatically notify you about ranking changes.
  • Who It’s For: Essential for affiliate marketers, blog owners, local businesses, and more.

SiteRank gives you valuable insights, but another key aspect to consider is your backlink strategy.

Importance of Backlink Strategies
What Are Backlinks?

Backlinks are links from other websites that point to your website.

Why Are Backlinks Important?
  • Improve Rankings: Backlinks help improve your site’s search engine rankings.
  • Increase Traffic: They can also bring more visitors to your site.
  • Add Credibility: Quality backlinks from reputable sites make your site look more trustworthy.
How Jaaxy Can Help:

Jaaxy doesn’t directly analyze backlinks, but it helps in other ways:

  • Keyword Research: Find the right keywords to target, which can attract backlinks.
  • Competitor Analysis: See what keywords your competitors are ranking for, giving you ideas for your backlink strategy.
Importance of Backlink Strategies:
The Role of Backlinks in SEO and Affiliate Marketing:

Backlinks serve as endorsements from other websites, signaling to search engines that your content is valuable and trustworthy. This is crucial for anyone in affiliate marketing for a few reasons:

  • SEO Boost: Quality backlinks can significantly improve your search engine rankings, making your site more visible to potential customers.
  • Traffic Increase: More visibility means more traffic, and in affiliate marketing, traffic is potential revenue.
  • Credibility: Backlinks from reputable sites can enhance your site’s credibility, which can be especially beneficial in the affiliate marketing space where trust is key.

We’ve discussed the importance of backlinks; now, let’s see how Jaaxy can help you strategize.

How to Use Jaaxy for Backlink Strategies:

Step 1: Keyword Research

  • Use Jaaxy to identify high-traffic, low-competition keywords you can target in your content. Quality content attracts backlinks.
Step 2: Competitor Analysis
  • Use Jaaxy’s competitor analysis features to see what keywords your competitors are ranking for. This can give you ideas for content that could attract backlinks.
Step 3: Monitor Rankings
  • Use Jaaxy’s SiteRank feature to track how your site ranks for specific keywords. Improving rankings can make your site more attractive for backlinks.
Step 4: Adapt and Refine
  • As you gather more data, refine your keyword and content strategies to continue attracting quality backlinks.

Using Jaaxy in these ways, you can indirectly build a strong backlink profile that boosts your site’s SEO and drives more traffic.

You’ve got the basics down; now, let’s elevate your strategy with some additional tips.

Tips and Tricks: Maximize Jaaxy for Competitor Analysis and Backlink Strategies
For Competitor Analysis:
  • Regular Monitoring: Use Jaaxy’s SiteRank feature to regularly monitor not just your site but also your competitors’. This will give you a real-time understanding of how you’re performing in comparison.
  • Keyword Spying: Look for keywords that your competitors are ranking for, but you aren’t. Consider creating content around these keywords to compete more effectively.
  • Use Search Analysis: Jaaxy’s Search Analysis can show you the top-ranking websites for a particular keyword. Study these sites to understand what they’re doing right and how you can emulate or outperform them.
For Backlink Strategies:
  • Target High-Quality Sites: Use Jaaxy’s keyword research tool to identify high-ranking keywords in your niche. Then, look for reputable sites that rank for these keywords and consider reaching out for backlink opportunities.
  • Monitor Your Progress: After you’ve gained some backlinks, use SiteRank to monitor how these are affecting your rankings for specific keywords.
  • Analyze and Adapt: If you notice that your rankings have improved after gaining backlinks from a particular site, consider similar sites for future backlink opportunities.

By implementing these tips and tricks, you can make the most out of Jaaxy for both competitor analysis and backlink strategies.

Now that we’ve armed you with some actionable tips and tricks, let’s wrap things up and give you a sneak peek at what’s coming next in our Jaaxy series.


In Part 3 of our Jaaxy series, we’ve covered the essentials of competitor analysis and backlink strategies. We’ve looked at how Jaaxy’s features, like QSR, SiteRank, and Search Analysis, can help you stay ahead in the game. We’ve also touched on the importance of knowing your competition and how backlinks can boost your SEO and affiliate marketing efforts. Plus, we’ve offered some practical tips to maximize your use of Jaaxy for these tasks.

Further Reading:
  • Jaaxy Series Part 1: Your All-in-One Platform for Keyword Research, Niche Discovery, and More – An Introduction.
    • We introduced Introduced Jaaxy as a versatile tool for affiliate marketing. We covered its key features, user experience, and pricing. We also touched on who can benefit from Jaaxy and discussed its affiliate program. Begin your journey with Part 1.
  • Jaaxy Series Part 2: Unlocking the Power of Keyword Research.
What’s Next?

Don’t miss Part 4, where we’ll discuss how to optimize your content for SEO using Jaaxy. Whether you’re just starting or have been in affiliate marketing for a while, the next post is geared to provide you with valuable insights and tips.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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Q1: Can Jaaxy help me find out exactly how my competitors are ranking?
A1: Yes, Jaaxy’s SiteRank feature allows you to track your competitors’ rankings on Google, Yahoo, and Bing, giving you insights into their SEO performance.

Q2: Do I need to be an SEO expert to use Jaaxy for competitor analysis?
A2: Not at all. Jaaxy is designed with a user-friendly interface that beginners can navigate easily. Plus, with the step-by-step guide provided, even those new to SEO can start analyzing their competition.

Q3: How often should I check my SiteRank on Jaaxy?
A3: It depends on how aggressive your SEO strategy is. If you’re actively making changes and want to see their impact, checking weekly or bi-weekly could be beneficial. Otherwise, a monthly check-in is a good practice.

Q4: Will Jaaxy tell me which backlinks are helping my SEO?
A4: While Jaaxy doesn’t analyze backlinks directly, it helps you understand which keywords are driving your rankings and which strong backlinks can influence.

Q5: Is there a way to automate tracking with Jaaxy?
A5: Yes, you can set up alerts in Jaaxy’s SiteRank to notify you of ranking changes, so you’re always informed about your site’s performance.

Q6: How can I use Jaaxy to improve my backlink strategy?
A6: By identifying high-traffic, low-competition keywords and analyzing top-ranking content, you can create content that’s more likely to attract quality backlinks.

Q7: What kind of training does Jaaxy provide?
A7: The “Help” tab in Jaaxy includes video training that covers various topics such as keyword research, understanding your competition, and tracking your rankings. There are three bonuses and tutorials on Jaaxy Keyword Research & Management, Jaaxy Website Research and Analysis, Niche Research Refinement, and The Affiliate Program Walkthrough.

Q8: Is there a way to test Jaaxy before committing to it?
A8: Absolutely. Jaaxy offers 30 free searches with no credit card required, allowing you to try out its features.
~ Additionally, Jaaxy is included with Wealthy Affiliate membership, which you can check out with a 7-day free trial and no credit card required.

Until Next Time, Kerri

Founder of  Marketing with Kerri 

Email:  kerri.o@marketingwithkerri.com

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