IBP (iBusiness Promoter) is a German company that has been around
since 1997. It is a well-known company with a positive reputation and a
solid guarantee to all its customers. Indeed, they offer a money back
guarantee to any customer if they don’t end up in Google’s top 10. On
their website they claim to have clients like Canon, eBay and Siemens
using their SEO Software.
Link Building & Management
is able to identify great linking partners and the matches returned are
good and current. All features you could require are offered, including
email templates, link exchange locator, backlink checker, active link
verification, customized reports and link analysis. A real standout
feature is the social bookmark submission. It is very easy to use and
the software does all the work, saving a lot of time.
IBP also offers effective competitor analysis. The tool look at keywords and websites of competitors, as well as comparing their rankings and reports. Unfortunately, it is not possible to customize these.
Keyword Research & Analysis
A lot of tools are offered for keyword research and analysis. These are based on real time data, so results are always current. The keyword tool they use is KeywordIndex.com, owned by Axandra, the parent company of IBP. The tool operates in 13 different languages, although it focuses mainly on English and German. Additionally, it uses suggestions from Amazon, YouTube and Google. Furthermore, it links into Google AdWords so that users can have the right keywords for their pay per click advertisements.
Search engine submission or even directory submissions are old school methods of building rank or notifying search engines about your website. We don’t know why these tool even exists in modern SEO tools like this but since they offer it, we decided to mention it.
IBP do offer some standard submission tools, they do not have article submissions, submission tips or a submission website locator. On the other hand, the tools they do offer are really user friendly and they have a Scheduler to automate most tasks.
Not many other SEO software do as well as IBP in terms of performance reporting. Their reports include graphs, charts, ROI calculators, ranking checkers, visitor analysis, traffic statistics, automated reporting and performance trends. They could improve even further, however, by including report export, index checker and alert reporting. The data they offer is really good, with very nice visual depictions.
Help & Support
offers email and ticket support, as well as a comprehensive FAQ
section, they do not offer any telephone support. Although, They have
made a promise to their customers that they answer any questions within
24 hours. On the other hand, IBP is the only company in the industry
that offers a one year money back guarantee if customers are not in
Google’s top 10.
IBP is a a good tool
for SEO purposes, particularly in terms of link building and keyword
analysis. Their competitor analysis is also strong, and their money back
guarantee is unique in the world of SEO programs. Their performance
reporting could be improved upon, but the visuals within their reports