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Advice for Buying on the Marketplace?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ChiefBeef, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. ChiefBeef

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    I've started to do a bit of shopping on the BHW marketplace for links and other SEO services for my website.

    There are hundreds of posters advertising their services with tons of reviews from other BHW users so it gets a bit tough deciding which ones are worth spending the money on.

    For someone just starting to dip their feet into buying these services, what should I be looking for? How should I filter good services from the bad? What kind of advice would you give me?
     
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    • See the feedback and seller reputation. Long lived threads tend to be more reputable. If the site is brand new, be conservative with the link building.
     
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    I sometimes click on the profiles of those who purchased services to see if they ever ordered again. After a few checks you'll be able to tell whether or not people return after the first purchase, and if somebody is offering something good they'll likely order again.
     
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    As you mentioned, many of the threads are going to have good reviews & different costs so when it comes to making a purchase decision, I can understand that it makes for a tough choice. However, the decision of purchasing a service needs to be based not just on the price but on the quality of links included which will require you to take in to account the competitiveness of your niche and targeted keywords.

    If you're trying to rank very competitive keywords, you''ll want to stay away from "cheaper" services as these often times include links that aren't going to carry much weight and you don't want to throw your money away. Preferably, you're going to want to purchase links from a PBN with low OBL to really help give your site a boost.
     
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    Just go ahead and inquire on the service, if you are really interested to buy them. We are here to answer your queries. :D
     
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    I ask for samples, and usually ask a question IN the thread. If the seller doesn't answer IN the thread, I discount them.
    I also look for sellers that are in the forums, talking, helping, offering advice, or are you just using BHW as a cash machine?

    Then, I look at reviews: are they from a member I have interacted with, or at least recognize, or just from newbies, with 5 posts. Or from someone that only posts "ordered xxxx"/reviews in 3 different sales threads quarterly(you shouldn't be surprised we have that)

    Finally, if it is something expensive(couple hundred), I'll look for a member I have interacted with, that has ordered the service and ask them. If I can't find a member I know, I will message 4-5 people, asking for a private review of the service. MAN, reviews IN the thread of "good service" turn into BRUTAL honesty in PMs.

    That is my buying guide on BHW, for everything.
     
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    Repeat orders would be the biggest give away especially from established users.
     
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    i agree with those two, repeat order is the most accurate to tell the service is good or not.
     
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    Ask for sample when you can. Most of them will provide and you can see what you can expect for your money.
     
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    just wanted to say, noob here this thread is super helpful thx all
     
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    every new user is not bad
     
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    Read the reviews of all the services in the marketplace. Definitely, you might think that some services are good. Ask those sellers to provide some of their samples, if you can. And, review those samples thoroughly. If you like it and suit your budget, you can grab it.
     
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    One of the best ideas is enquire there buyers who left good reviews on sales thread.