Scott BLV

Jan 28, 2015
Reaction score
Our team was told today by YP support that they are migrating their website and they can no longer create or claim listings. They said YP adsolutions will be going away & updates will have to go through aggregators like dataaxle (Express Update). Just curious if anyone is still working with YP listings manually?


LocalU Faculty
Aug 9, 2012
Reaction score
Hey Scott,

Our team started having problems with YP a couple of months ago, and then on Nov 10th we received a reply saying "We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Unfortunately, we are converting to a new portal and system restrictions do not allow for updating your listings at this time."

Our team keeps trying them, and says it's a bit of hit or miss situation. They definitely do add/update/remove listings when contacting them trough the Thryv portal. However, you can't be sure if they will actually act on your request or not.


Oct 13, 2017
Reaction score
A number of listing management/local seo platforms are now integrated / managing YP, DexKnows and SuperPages (Dex and SP are becoming mirror sites) via (paid) API connection. It's a recent program.

Infogroup / Data Axle's bulk update product does not reliably update YP. We relied on it for years and it failed miserably at keeping the listings up to date and complete on there!
Last edited:
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
Trevor Tynes Dentist on Yellowpages Citations 2
Cordell Crowley Removing an old business from Yellowpages? Citations 3
J Google indexing yellowpages Google My Business & Google Maps 4
C What is the best way to amend Yellowpages and Yelp page NAP data? Citations 5
HurricaneK8 GMB Spam Created by BOT via. Yellowpages Spam on Google 2
HurricaneK8 "Distributed by Yellowpages" -- Google & Yellowpages Partnership Google My Business & Google Maps 6
Chris McCreery Canadian YellowPages 360 Solutions thoughts? Consultant's Corner 2
D Yahoo Local Claimed by ATT/Yellowpages? Local Search 7
Paul Gregory Rebrand for Local Spa - [new_brand].com OR [new_brand] Local Search 7
W Verified GMB has a "" but main website is ".com" Google My Business & Google Maps 2
G Would you consider better than for SEO and why? Local Search 8
L Booking dot com claiming a businesses listing on another directory Local Search 4
L For people handling country TLD domains (or .com owners targeting a specific country) Organic SEO 0
E "Duplicate" Profile That Google Claims We Already Manage? Google Duplicates & Merges 5
Elmer .S How to delete duplicate Claimed listings on Yelp? Citations 5
Colan Nielsen NEW Claim your listing on BrightLocal's Agency Directory: Get in front of relevant customers and win leads LSF News and Announcements 3
jpayne7 Claiming SAB That Has No Visible Claim Option Service Area Businesses 5
W Listing Claiming Issue Google Local 101 6
Steve Wiideman Does anyone have a Google My Business claiming best practice guide? Google My Business & Google Maps 3
P Claiming 100 locations on Google Maps - what's the best approach? Multi-Location Issues 4
Toby 39 Celsius Help - GMB suspends listing, claims dup but there are no dups Help & Support for Google Local 6
Ellen Google Virtual Tour Photographer Claims Boost to Rankings Google My Business & Google Maps 3
FriarTuck00 Merging: One Storefront (Claimed) and One SAB (Unclaimed) Google Duplicates & Merges 3
E BING - Claiming existing listings causes a DUPE? Citations 3
K Claimed a Listing, Went to 404 Then Dropped 5 Dupes in Dash Google My Business & Google Maps 3
J Claiming a Directory Listing For a Client Citations 9
CarrieHill New Feature - Claim This Business (But My Listing Is Already Claimed?) Google My Business & Google Maps 12
EmilyW Yellow Pages: change phone number to claim? Local Search 3
Monica Simpson Claiming a personality Google My Business & Google Maps 5
C How to Claim a GMB listing with a lost Email Google My Business & Google Maps 2
camarchi01 How to Claim a Knowledge Panel Local Search 4
Cordell Crowley Video Verification Prompt When Claiming a Listing Google My Business & Google Maps 1
T Unable to Claim an Unverified Listing Google My Business & Google Maps 2
A Claiming Franchise SABs Service Area Businesses 5
Andy Eads GMB Business Claiming Can't receive mail Google My Business & Google Maps 4
K My company shows twice in search but 1 is not claimed and 1 is not full Google My Business & Google Maps 8
Scott BLV Google My Business Listing Claiming Link Google My Business & Google Maps 2
Grabgooglesgoogles Claiming Public Spaces & Places Help & Support for Google Local 1
Gerry.Foster "Claim this knowledge panel?" Sorry if repost Local Search 1
H Claiming Facebook with a phone call Citations 4
djbaxter Google claims progress on fake business listings on Maps Google My Business & Google Maps 4
M How to Tell if GMB listing is already "Claimed"? Google My Business & Google Maps 2
L Which is easier to rank? Claim existing listing or create new listing? Ranking Puzzles 2
E Noticing lots of real estate listings worldwide now displayed with "manage this listing" rather then "claim this business" Local Search 0
freerunr Verbiage on Unclaimed GMB pages: "Own this business?" (KP) / "Claim this business" (Maps) vs. "Manage this listing" Google My Business & Google Maps 23
L Best Approach to Claiming Yelp for Enterprise Organizations Citations 17
Cordell Crowley Yelp Listings Claimed by "Corporate"? Local Search 3
KymM How to Claim SAB When Address is Unknown? Service Area Businesses 3
Cordell Crowley Issue Claiming Already-Claimed Listings Google My Business & Google Maps 11
Oliver Keates Company GMB listing has been claimed by a third party Google My Business & Google Maps 2

Similar threads

Login / Register

Already a member?   LOG IN
Not a member yet?   REGISTER

Most UpVoted Answers

Trending: Most Viewed

LocalU Podcasts

  Promoted Posts

New advertising option: A review of your product or service posted by a Sterling Sky employee. This will also be shared on the Sterling Sky & LSF Twitter accounts, our Facebook group, LinkedIn, and both newsletters. More...
Google Product Exert

Top Bottom