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A Few AMR Questions

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by MetalMan390, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    I just bought AMR today. I have watched all the videos on the AMR site but the videos are using an old version of AMR and I have 1.0.9.2, and I cannot find anything relating to the contextual linking feature. Where is this in 1.0.9.2?

    Also, I am trying to import some different directories, but at least half of them say "complete - failed the template check". What does this mean?
     
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    "complete - failed the template check

    this means they are already added or they are not compatible with AMR...maybe the list you are using it's not that good.

    Anyways....AMR has a default list of 9000 directories, do you really need to add more?
     
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    By the time you do an account creation and then submit an article, you'll be down to 500-700 successful. And these numbers are always dropping unless you constantly add new directories. But add small clean lists; not the massive crap lists from fiverr etc. any list of more than 1.5k directories hasn't been cleaned!

    I've been sent SO many lists that give you 3-5k sign ups, but only a hundred submits. Most are sign ups to Wordpress blogs that will never accept any submission.

    Template check fails just indicate it's not a supported CMS/directory type.

    The contextual linking feature is over-rated. Just embed a single HTML link in one of the mid paragraphs.

    See my AMR thread for more tips:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...75944-amr-results-updated-stats-indexing.html
     
  4. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    Yes, I need more... there may be 9k directories, but when you filter out anything below 10 health, it drops to 2200, and out of all the remaining, you are only left few a few hundred submits, and how many of those will get approved? Not many, so yeah, we need more than the 9k list because many of them are junk.

    Thanks, read your thread before. Good info, but still, I would like to know how to use the contextual linking. I can't remember which thread I was reading, but I was reading somewhere that if you use the contextual linking, you will be able to get a backlink out of a site that does not have the resource box. Seems like a valuable feature to me. I just can't seem to find where to select in my version of AMR.

    I've found a few lists ranging fro 600 to 6,000 directories for AMR, but over 95% of the list were either already in the list that comes with AMR or they failed the template check.
     
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    Contextual linking just drops an HTML encoded link into the content 'body'.

    You can do this manually by just adding an HTML encoded line on the end of a mid paragraph.

    If you read my full guide here:

    http://www.ubertoolz.com/AMRGuidelines.html

    ... You'll see that around 80% of directories accept in-content HTML link code, and the others won't accept in content links of any type.

    All AMR lists generally contain the standard directories that it comes with, as it exports them all as a block. Don't even get me started on how badly Vince needs to create a proper directory management module.... But there you go.

    You're generally lucky to find a list that adds a couple of hundred good directories. There are only a finite supply of them out there at any one time, and they go down quite quickly. If you get to the point where you've got a list that stays steady around 650-750 successful submits, day in, day out, then you're doing OK.

    Also, our AMR .amrx export file converter is here:

    http://www.ubertoolz.com/AMRX2URL.php
     
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    Hey Jasc when you do the in content link do you still include the resource box on the end?
     
  7. MetalMan390

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    Thanks for the explanation, and yeah, I guess I could just insert a contextual link manually. But it still bugs me that all those videos are floating around telling you how to use that feature and my version of AMR doesn't seem to have that feature. At least not that I can find anywhere within the program.

    Another question... regarding categories, I have clicked "detect categories", "download categories", and "update categories", and still, many of the directories only have 2 options when I click the category column... "let AMR decide" and "skip submission". These ones ALWAYS fail, and I don't know what to do about it. Any suggestions?
     
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    Absolutely! I use both boxes of the link coder to create 2 links in the resource box (that's actually WHY there are 2 boxes, as pretty much all submission systems allow a max of 2 links in the bio/resource area.) and I also add the in-content link box to the end of a middle paragraph. This means that 80% of submissions get 3 links total and the last 20% that don't accept HTML in the body text get 2 total links. So you yield around 2k links from 700-750 submissions. And as I explain in the AMR guidelines, I mix up domains so that a single submission hits at least 20 URLs with 100+ different anchors.

    I know, contextual linking has never been explained properly by Vince, and as a developer myself I find this odd. What's the point in providing a feature if you don't explain why and how to use it? And BTW, the contextual linking feature is contained in the edit article page.

    Not sure about the categories.... I ALWAYS use a dedicated set of prebuilt categories/keywords for all my submission sets. I'm told though the new .0.4 version is randomly selecting categories now, and so I haven't upgraded until I get a chance to test this in one of my test environments. (That's crazy if it IS doing that, as you'll end up having whole accounts deleted by the directory admins, because of incorrect posting.) I'm stable and cranking out volume on .0.3 and I don't want to mess with my routine at the moment... Too much to do before Xmas!
     
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    Thanks man you're a wealth of real world, (non-theoretical) knowledge, some of the best posts on this board!
     
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