Rio SEO vs. AuthorityLabs, by Traject

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Rio SEO
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
Rio SEO is recognized as a leading SaaS search engine optimization platform, and includes many SEO automation and reporting features, including weekly SEO site and page-level reporting updates and competitor page-level tracking alerts and analysis, keyword analysis and management, auto deployment of SEO content with optimization of SEO-critical elements (e.g. URLs, titles, etc.), and also mobile and local SEO capabilities. Covario, Inc owned and supported Rio SEO until its acquisition by Dentsu…N/A
AuthorityLabs
Score 9.9 out of 10
N/A
AuthorityLabs is an SEO tool providing keyword analysis, from Traject.N/A
Pricing
Rio SEOAuthorityLabs, by Traject
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Rio SEOAuthorityLabs
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
Rio SEOAuthorityLabs, by Traject
SEO
Comparison of SEO features of Product A and Product B
Rio SEO
10.0
1 Ratings
AuthorityLabs, by Traject
7.3
4 Ratings
SERP ranking tracking10.01 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Keyword analysis00 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Page grader00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Competitive analysis00 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Site audit / diagnostics00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Site recommendations00 Ratings5.02 Ratings
Task management00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
SEO Channels
Comparison of SEO Channels features of Product A and Product B
Rio SEO
10.0
1 Ratings
AuthorityLabs, by Traject
7.5
3 Ratings
Local SEO10.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Social SEO10.01 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Mobile SEO10.01 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Global SEO10.01 Ratings5.03 Ratings
SEO Platform & Account Management
Comparison of SEO Platform & Account Management features of Product A and Product B
Rio SEO
10.0
1 Ratings
AuthorityLabs, by Traject
6.5
4 Ratings
Integration with web analytics tools10.01 Ratings3.02 Ratings
Multi-domain support00 Ratings10.04 Ratings
User Ratings
Rio SEOAuthorityLabs, by Traject
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Rio SEOAuthorityLabs, by Traject
Likelihood to Recommend
Rio SEO
If you have a business with more than 20 locally serving locations you know how important local searches are. RIO SEO will help syndicate your information and their robust toolkit will help those types of businesses be successful online. Their all in one dashboard lets the user control every location without having to log in to multiple dashboards to make a change in Google, then Bing, then Yelp, etc.
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Traject
It's best used for small to mid-sized businesses that need to track a modest number of keyword phrases - perhaps 100 to 500 - across multiple search engines, in a limited number of geographies, against three or fewer competitors. It's less useful for large enterprises or small businesses that need multiple SEO functions handled by a single tool.
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Pros
Rio SEO
  • Their software is really amazing and does the job well and in a routine manner.
  • Their support staff is beyond amazing, hands down the best support I've gotten from any company in any industry.
  • The proactively find issues and bring them to our attention so we can work with our clients on getting results.
  • The renewal process is painless and they help us with reporting to build a case for renewal and retaining the client.
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Traject
  • Keyword tracking (large volumes)
  • Keyword insights
  • Competitor Keyword tracking
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Cons
Rio SEO
  • The dashboard could be a bit more user-friendly. It takes some training to get used to.
  • Keys/legends in the sidebar and in exports to help explain what different sections are for the "laymen" that aren't in this industry 24/7.
  • Having a "suggested changes" like what Moz.com/local has in their backend for photos/additional categories. Something that can help the user be more proactive rather than "here's where you're at" a "here's what you can do to improve" would help.
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Traject
  • The interface is very rudimentary, it is not an interface that we would be comfortable adding clients the ability to access.
  • All results must be pulled into other programs for inclusion in monitoring reports.
  • Adding separate keyword targets for mobile and non-mobile is cumbersome and results must be tracked separately.
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Support Rating
Rio SEO
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Traject
This is an area where AuthorityLabs really shines. It's one of the few Martech or SEO tools vendors about whom I can honestly say I've never had a complaint about their customer support. The team there consistently responds to any questions I've had or issues I've encountered quickly, helpfully, and in a way that feels personal.
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Alternatives Considered
Rio SEO
RIO SEO is heads, shoulders, the entire body, ahead of Local Market Launch. We used Local Market Launch before RIO and it was one of the worst years of my life. The support was non-existent, their syndication was lackluster and they messed up our contracts enough times to frustrate us and the clients. I cannot express in enough words my disdain for that service and how much of a refreshing change it was to work with a company like RIO that cared as much about our client success as we did.
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Traject
Very comparative as far as price [goes]. Some of the competitors have different features but you get trade-offs depending on who you are comfortable using.
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Return on Investment
Rio SEO
  • They have helped us retain several big clients over the years which in turn has helped bring in several other clients.
  • Their tools allow us, a small boutique agency, to operate like a big agency.
  • Our local listing clients have been much happier with our switch to RIO which has allowed us to focus on other areas for them instead of just the syndication.
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Traject
  • We did not any process in terms of reporting on ROI in regards to SEO, but we only paid a very small monthly charge so it was a no-brainer to use it. It definitely helped our business.
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