Do You Filter Directories When Analysing a SERP

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I'm trying to structure this question so it doesn't look like I'm shilling a piece of software. But say you want to take a look at the first few pages of the SERPs and find the commonalities that google is favoring.

Locally, Yelp and other directories are turning up more and more, recently and my inclination would be to exclude these domains from analysis but to be aware of how many and which ones are turning up where.

What's your take?
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When I see a SERP which consists of a couple of directories, couple of listicles and commercial sites, I analyze only commercial sites. But at the same time I understand that I will only be able to compete for the positions taken by commercial sites, and not by directories/listicles.