Competitive Keyword Position Distribution Beacon


The Competitive Keyword Position Distribution Beacon displays a website and its competitor's keyword positions in an easy to read format. This Beacon provides a great way to quickly see your overall visibility for a kluster of keywords relative to your chosen competitors.



Follow the Steps below to add the Competitive Keyword Position Distribution Beacon to a Dashboard:

  1. Login to gShift and navigate to the Dashboard you would like to add the Beacon to.
  2. Click the Add Beacon button.
  3. Click the Create and Configure Beacon button.
  4. Select Competitive Keyword Position Distribution from the Beacon list.
  5. Enter a Name (Displayed in the Beacon Library and the Beacon Info Section).
  6. Enter a Title (Displayed in the Dashboard).
  7. Enter a Description (Displayed in the Beacon Library and the Beacon Info Section).
  8. Select a Date Range to report on.
  9. Select a Web Presence to report on.
  10. Select a Website to report on.
  11. Select Competitors you would like to compare visibility with.
  12. Select a Search Engine you would like to report on.
  13. Select a Keyword Kluster you would like to report on.
  14. Optional - Check the Template Box if you would like to make the Beacon a Template for use in other Dashboards. 

Screenshot of Configure Screen:


  • Hover over data points within the graph to get details.
  • Click Data Points within the Legend to hide them.
  • Click on Data to dive in to the details panel.

Now What

  • If your competitors are ranking higher than you click on the data series to drilldown and discover which keywords you need to optimize. 
  • If you are doing well within this kluster of keywords, switch klusters to see if there are other areas you can focus on to continue to improve your visibility online. 
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