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Manual Submissions vs Aggregator Submissions

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by kontentdruid, May 7, 2018.

  1. kontentdruid

    kontentdruid Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've always relied exclusively on manual submissions for local SEO and ranked quite well, but lately seen many aggregator submission sites and offers.

    Are aggregator submissions (like infogroup or neustar) worthwhile or do they provide any real value?

    TIA
     
  2. b1step-ahead

    b1step-ahead Supreme Member

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    I've never used the aggregator's to be honest but the way things are going - it's best to combine them I guess
     
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    Are you getting desired results with manual? BrightLocal (not affiliated) is a good local data aggregator.

    Right now, are costs too high, or is your reach not high enough, or do you just want to experiment?The best one to use (if at all) will depend on your needs.
     
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  4. CarlCrane

    CarlCrane Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Agg's can and do work, but if you're already ranking well with what you're doing I'd keep doing it your way until you plateau and then experiment.
     
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    sherpasean Junior Member

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    Just do both... at the price of submitting your clients to brightlocal (not affiliated) it's more than worth it.
     
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    BrightLocal has a good article explaining the differences and a useful table to decide which you should pick.