Introducing the SEMrush India

Big Blogging Contest!

What is it?

This is SEMrush’s first ever contest in India for digital marketers, growth hackers, SaaS and e-commerce product owners, and the like. If content marketing runs in your blood, this contest is for you. If you promote your brand like your life depends on it, this contest is for you.
Choose a topic from the ones we’ve provided here.
Publish a post on your blog on that topic.
Promote it like crazy.

And win a Macbook Pro!  👉 👉 👉
Okay, there’s a bit more to it


From 25th of November to 15th of February 2019, agencies, corporates, digital marketers, SEO, PPC or social media specialists, bloggers, or other marketers can choose one of the topics given below and publish an article on it.
Digital Marketing (including SEO, PPC, Social Media, Email Marketing)
Content Strategy, Content Marketing
Branding, PR, Online Reputation Management
Marketing Automation
Analytics & Business Intelligence
Competitive Intelligence
Conversion Rate Optimization
Ecommerce Marketing
Growth Hacking
Customer Acquisition, Customer Retention
B2B Marketing, Product Marketing, SaaS Marketing
AI in Marketing
One topic can be chosen only twice. Since there are only 100 topics in all, we will have 200 posts in all. That said, we’ll see the widest variety of marketing-related coverage, giving full value to the audience. After all, that’s what you want, don’t you?

Once you publish your article, you can get down to promoting it. You have time until 31st January 2019.

Your post will be judged in two phases:
  • By the public, in terms of Tweets & Facebook shares.
  • By our expert judges, on the basis of
    • Content quality
    • Relevance to the topic
    • Usefulness to readers
    • Readability
    • Depth in which you cover the subject
    • Uniqueness of insights, tactics or strategies shared
    • Visibility on digital channels

Who are the judges?

Harsh Agrawal
Blog Scientist & Pro-Blogger
Chad Pollitt
Co-founder of Relevance
Dawn Anderson
Director of Move It Marketing
Craig Campbell
Regular speaker at SEO events
Malhar Barai
Head of Marketing, HiTech Vertical
Nitin Manchanda
Global Head of SEO at Trivago

The winning blog post will be announced on 15th of February 2019 🎉

The Rules

Who can participate
  • The contest is open to organizations registered in India and individuals who are citizens of India.
  • Your website must be getting a minimum of 3,000 visitors a month.
Technical essentials
  • Only posts published on or after 25th November 2018 are eligible to entry. Your post must be in English.
  • The post must be unique, copyrighted, and at least 1,000 words long.
  • Under the headline, you must include the following at the start of the article:
    “This article was written as part of the SEMrush Big Blogging Contest”.
    The link to this page must be intact.
  • You must link to at least one article on the SEMrush blog.
  • 1st Prize: Macbook Pro
  • 2nd Prize: SEMrush Guru Subscription for 12 Months
  • 3rd Prize: SEMrush Guru Subscription for 6 Months
Additional Prizes
  • Free Entry to 3 SEMrush meetups of your choice in any city across India.
  • Honorable mention on SEMrush Content Club India webinar.
For any queries or concerns, please email [email protected].
The decision of SEMrush will be final and binding on any and all participants on any and all aspects of the competition.