It was late 2011 – I was young and hungry, and looking to start on the next big project. At the time, micro-niche sites was one of the the hottest trends in SEO and everybody wanted to get take their shot at it.
I wanted more, I craved more – something bigger; so I decided for my first micro-niche project, I decided to purchase 100 domains and set up a blog on each domain in hopes to pursue my big dream. After spending weeks setting everything up from the WordPress platform it was on, to all the content on the website, I realized there was one problem: I didn’t have a way to track my rankings.
Me tracking my micro-niche sites in SerpBook’s first version of the rank tracker in 2011
Back in 2011 there were not a lot of options in the market – many tools required users to setup complex software on their own servers/computers with proxies. Out of the little selection that offered automated features in the market, they were extremely expensive.
I decided to create my own rank tracker tool to track all of my websites that I was trying to rank for, and from there, SerpBook was created. It was a blast sharing it with the public, users really needed a tool like this to help them with their everyday rank tracking, as well as agencies using it to send out reports. With the creation of SerpBook, users were able to add in and setup ranking reports within minutes.
Fast forward to today in 2018 – there are dozens of rank trackers in the market. SerpBook is always accepting new user feedback and suggestions and growing in a way that really assists users day to day. People coming to SEO is always growing and people are always looking for the best tools.