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1. What are Serpstat credits and what are the credit types
The measurement units of received data in Serpstat are called credits. Depending on the type of data requested by the user, the concept of a credit may include the following meanings:

- For Serpstat analytics sections: 1 query = 1 credit.
At the same time, the scheme for writing off credits will be different for different modules. You can read more about this below in paragraph 3. Features of spending credits in Serpstat modules
- For API: 1 line with result = 1 credit.
For example: for the Top by keyword report, ≤ 100 credits will be written off as the report displays the top 100 keywords.

2. How credits are charging
Credits are charged to your account once every 30 days (for recurring payments), or immediately after paying for the subscription. After the end of the subscription month, the number of credits is updated, not summing up with the rest of the credits from the previous month. The number of credits depends on your pricing plan. You can learn more about the number of credits depending on the subscription here. If necessary, you can buy additional credits for individual modules, more about this in paragraph 6. If there are not enough credits: how to buy more credits?
You can check the remaining credits on your account in the My Profile section: only the number of remaining credits is displayed. For example, if it is indicated that the credits for the Rank tracker module are 60/100, this means that there are 60 credits left out of 100.

3. Peculiarities of spending credits in Serpstat modules
Here is a summary of the credit write-off formulas. You can read more about this in the article.

For the Search analytics module (Domain analysis, URL analysis, Keyword analysis, Backlink analysis) — credits are charged daily, their number depends on the pricing plan. At the same time, in Batch analysis, 5 credits are written off for each selected database.
- For the Rank tracker module, credits are charged monthly, depending on the date of subscription payment. Credits are written off for each keyword update and for each analyzed region. For example: 10 keywords in 2 regions = 20 credits.
- For the Site audit module, credits are charged once a month, depending on the date of subscription payment. For 1 scanned page, 1 credit is charged. For example: audit 1000 pages = 1000 credits
- For Tools (Domain batch analysis, Keyword batch analysis, Clustering and Text analytics) — the credits are general and are charged for 1 month from the moment of payment. Algorithm for writing off credits on tools:

Domain batch analysis
Number of domains * Number of metrics * Number of search databases = Number of credits
For example: 3 domains by 2 metrics by 1 database = 6 credits

Keyword batch analysis
Number of keywords * Number of databases * 2 = Number of credits
For example: 5 keywords over 3 databases * 2 = 30 credits

Clustering and Text analytics
Number of keywords * 5 = Number of credits
For example: 30 keywords * 5 = 150 credits

4. Peculiarities of spending credits for API
When working with the API, there are two types of credits: the number of queries per second and the number of rows.
- The number of concurrent API threads per second is called the number of requests.
- The number of results in the returned query response is called the number of rows.
For 1 request, 1 credit is written off, in the Summary report — 5 credits. For each line or block of the response, 1 credit is written off. You can read more about the algorithm for writing off credits for API in the help. There is a restriction on the number of API results: up to 60,000, and to get more results, you need to use data export.

5. Serpstat subscriptions and credits
Depending on the subscription, you get a certain number of credits for each module. Here is a summary of the number of credits for subscriptions, more detailed information can be found on the Pricing page.

Lite plan:
Queries per day — 4000
Results per report (Search analytics) — 10,000
Results per report (Backlink analysis) — 10,000
Export rows per month — 1,000,000
API requests per month — 100,000
Position checks per month — 15,000
Pages to Audit — 150,000
Tools credits — 15,000

Subscription Standard:
Queries per day — 5000
Results per report (Search analytics) — 30,000
Results per report (Backlink analysis) — 10,000
Export rows per month — 5,000,000
API requests per month — 500,000
Position checks per month — 60,000
Pages to Audit — 400,000
Tools credits — 60,000

Subscription Advanced:
Queries per day — 8000
Results per report (Search analytics) — 50,000
Results per report (Backlink analysis) — 10,000
Export rows per month — 15,000,000
API requests per month — 1,000,000
Position checks per month — 150,000
Pages to Audit — 1,250,000
Tools credits — 150,000

Subscription Enterprise:
Queries per day — 12,000
Results per report (Search analytics) — 75,000
Results per report (Backlink analysis) — 10,000
Export rows per month — 25,000,000
API requests per month — 2,000,000
Position checks per month — 300,000
Pages to Audit — 2,500,000
Tools credits — 300,000

6. How to buy additional credits for a specific module
If the credits for a certain module are running out, and you do not want to wait for a new billing month, buy additional credits.
Go to My Profile and click the Add button next to the module you are interested in. A support chat will open, there you can get additional credits.

In addition, you can buy more credits by clicking on the Buy additional credits section in the left sidebar of the tool.

You can read more about how to buy credits in the Serpstat Credits FAQ article.
If you have any questions about credits and subscriptions, please write to the support chat.

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