Ahrefs vs. SO Connect Listings

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Ahrefs
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Ahrefs is an SEO tool providers. Ahrefs Site Explorer provides a suite of tools including a component for backlink & on-page SEO analysis, online brand mentions tracking, and domain comparison tool for competitor analysis, etc. They refer to themselves as “the largest index of live backlinks.”
$99
per month
SO Connect Listings
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
SO Connect's Listing software helps businesses to improve local search visibility on a wide range of platforms. Update listings automatically, from maps to search engines to social media. SO Connect's presently claims consistent listings means Google will likely rank a business higher and move it up the list in Maps. SO Connect Listing also updates and corrects business information such as hours of operation, to ensure visitors don't find themselves standing in front of a closed door!N/A
Pricing
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
Editions & Modules
Lite
$99.00
per month
Standard
$179.00
per month
Advanced
$399.00
per month
Agency
$999.00
per month
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
SEO
Comparison of SEO features of Product A and Product B
Ahrefs
8.0
69 Ratings
3% above category average
SO Connect Listings
7.0
1 Ratings
10% below category average
Keyword analysis9.366 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Backlink management9.067 Ratings8.01 Ratings
SERP ranking tracking8.665 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Page grader7.060 Ratings00 Ratings
Competitive analysis8.667 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Site audit / diagnostics7.262 Ratings00 Ratings
Site recommendations5.859 Ratings00 Ratings
Task management8.031 Ratings7.01 Ratings
SEO Channels
Comparison of SEO Channels features of Product A and Product B
Ahrefs
8.0
61 Ratings
5% above category average
SO Connect Listings
6.7
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Local SEO7.349 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Social SEO7.447 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile SEO7.946 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Global SEO9.255 Ratings9.01 Ratings
SEO Platform & Account Management
Comparison of SEO Platform & Account Management features of Product A and Product B
Ahrefs
8.4
58 Ratings
0% below category average
SO Connect Listings
-
Ratings
Multi-domain support8.555 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with web analytics tools8.429 Ratings00 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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Score 8.2 out of 10
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Score 8.6 out of 10
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User Ratings
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(74 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.8
(14 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AhrefsSO Connect Listings
Likelihood to Recommend
Ahrefs
Ahrefs is a must have in the SEO toolbox. It is one of the leading tools in the industry for serious SEO research. It can do almost everything you need on the non-technical side of SEO. In my opinion, it is not great if you need a detailed technical tool that identifies errors and helps with fix suggestions. In that instance, I think there are better tools on the market. But - for content and keyword related tasks, I think it's must have.
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SO Connect
It is well suited for gathering multiple pieces of information in a single go and having transparency to the customers,But it may have one difficulty which is the standard security in order to comply which puts under the profession and replace the existing security patches in order to make content ready.
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Pros
Ahrefs
  • I have been using this platform in my organization to develop several SEO tools to help to grow our website much.
  • It has all the main features which include competitor research, keyword research, website audit, content research, and rank tracking.
  • I have been using all these functions in the organization for several purposes. It provides complete information and complete performance details of the SEO.
  • It provides us the detailed keyword research with volume, CPC, and other information.
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SO Connect
  • Maintaining traffic in single platform
  • Ease to use
  • Very efficient in listing
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Cons
Ahrefs
  • Can't export graphs: some graphs within the tool would be useful as an export. Unfortunately, exporting them is not an option.
  • No "blanket" reporting options: though Ahrefs is excellent for gathering and exporting intel/data, there are no blanket SEO reports provided. Exporting data is great, but simple report exporting would make it better.
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SO Connect
  • Loosing valuable real estate on google
  • Rare and inefficient integration
  • Loosing control on to the business models
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Likelihood to Renew
Ahrefs
Their index is too vast to ignore when looking at a complete backlink profile. We find links in Ahrefs that do not appear in any other link detection tool. For this reason, it's a must for our agency to use for the foreseeable future. Plus, it's very affordable considering the data you get
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SO Connect
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Usability
Ahrefs
Ahrefs is very easy to use - you can jump right in and understand most of the assets. Overall, the dashboard snapshots give a very good picture of inbound link activity. For deeper analysis of historical trends, the system can become cumbersome, making it hard to do full work without exporting and reformatting the data.
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SO Connect
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Support Rating
Ahrefs
Ahrefs has always been responsive when there's been a technical issue with the site. There are usually very little problems, but if there are, they announce it on their social media accounts which keeps its customers informed. Email support is prompt and the customer service people are very helpful, knowledgable and friendly.
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SO Connect
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Alternatives Considered
Ahrefs
Majestic and Ahrefs are really close in terms of tool. Ahrefs does offer competitive comparison and they do have a more up to date data base. Majestic however has a more comprehensive historical view of sites which is also extremely valuable. Majestic also offers a link velocity chart that is missing on Ahrefs. Ahrefs makes up for this with their links gained/lost calendar which Majestic is missing.
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SO Connect
Cost efficiency is the biggest thing when it comes to comparing it with all others, It has created that kind of business model which is quite useful and beneficial in order to connect with customers as well as to the company's structure it is undoubtedly a great platform to use the profession
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Return on Investment
Ahrefs
  • Ahrefs Site Explorer has helped with any comprehensive backlink analysis and backlink profile management we've had.
  • Ahrefs Site Explorer has helped tremendously in getting manual penalties lifted for certain sites.
  • Aherfs Site Explorer has been helpful in identifying 404 error pages.
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SO Connect
  • Easy to use
  • Gathering multiple information at the same place
  • Lagging issue we might get
  • Easy to convey in a detailed explanation
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ScreenShots

Ahrefs Screenshots

Screenshot of Analyze backlinks and keywords of any website to find opportunities for your organic traffic growthScreenshot of Check your website for 100+ pre-defined SEO issuesScreenshot of Get relevant keyword ideas supported by accurate SEO metricsScreenshot of Find the most shared and linked-to content on any topicScreenshot of Track your and your competitors' search rankings

SO Connect Listings Screenshots

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