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[ahrefs Guest Post #2] Why There Are Little to No SEO Case Studies Out There

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by t0mmy, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. t0mmy

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    After the great success, mountains of shares and amazing feedback my first post got on ahrefs.. they naturally wanted me back for more!

    Again I need to say a big thank you to my readers and the staff here on bhw. I can't say too much but things have been getting very exciting for me since that first ahrefs post, I feel the next few months should be interesting..

    You can check out the article below:

    As always I hope you guys enjoy the read. Any questions or feedback - fire away. Until next time.. Ciao for now ;)
     
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  2. rabbitking

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    One thing I have noticed is how your writing ability has actually improved and so has the formatting. Good article and from my own experience Case Studies sell people on services since they love watching it in action.
     
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  3. Disloyal

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    Awesome post t0mmy. In my opinion, case studies build trust in potential clients as it demonstrates what you and your company are capable of doing. This shows them you just don't talk the talk but also walk the walk.

    This is something, I should do as it will be worthwhile for me and clients. By the way, let us know when your blog is up and running.... I enjoy reading your posts.
     
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  4. Aatrox

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    Holy shit. This is a great read. Keep up the good work man!
     
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    Like always... great post t0mmy, you should create a own blog, would love to read more from you :)
     
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    Great article, very interesting read. Looking forward to the next one.
     
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    Another good post, just bookmarked your ahrefs profile.
     
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  8. t0mmy

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    Cheers man! Yeah my formatting has to be different on ahrefs so that could be part of it lol, but I'll take the credit you're giving either way.

    Yeah exactly they are great for the "trust factor".. I mean you don't have to give every EXACT detail away, but a detailed case study can still be compiled without the need to give away all your sensitive data/secrets.

    I'll be launching the blog soon.. I'll be sure to let everyone here know :)
     
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    Worth reading tommy. :D
     
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    Wow! Great info man, thanks!
     
  11. Ste Fishkin

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    Good job Tommy.
     
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  12. t0mmy

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    Cheers Ste! Old post though.. guy above you has been on a reading spree today it would appear.

    I actually fell out with the ahrefs guy soon after this post, the topic was his idea and I liked it too so I ran with it. However the inbound.org crowd got seriously butthurt and defensive as hell over it (nothing new), threats to abandon ahrefs and all sorts where flying around the comments section rofl.

    The guy at ahrefs couldn't take the heat (funny as that's what he wanted and admired me for in the first place) or his boss the actual ahrefs owner had words with him. Ridiculous imo as they loved the first piece and the second topic was that guys idea in the first place.

    I plan to do a series of posts on my blog about these guys and their rose tinted glasses outlook at things.. talk about cliques and bum bandits!
     
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    Dude, Tommy, THANKS! i f#cking love you!
     
  14. Ste Fishkin

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    I didn't notice the date, but its still relevant shit.

    Sad to see the ahrefs thing break down, but if their captive audience of whiter than white "SEO's" cannot handle it then what can you do...

    I like reading the comments on inbound from time to time, but this whole community and moral ethic code (which stemmed from Rand and filtered down) where if you have ever done blackhat SEO you are a "bad person" makes me roll my fucking eyes.

    They are retards. I can't think of another profession where only learning 50% of what you can learn is acceptable like it seems to be with these whitehat morons.

    Fuck them.
     
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    Sent you a PM T0mmy
     
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  16. t0mmy

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    Exactly Ste.. Hit the nail on the head. Myself and a few others I spoke with believe that was part of their issue, my history here and with bh SEO in general. Having dabbled in both areas gives you a wider scope of vision.. something those sheeple will never understand, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.

    The criticizing of moz in many of my other articles probably didn't go down well either.. have a word with that husband of yours!

    Edit: uncharted I'll get back to you tomorrow when I check my inbox.
     
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    Damn, that's disappointing. It was good to see a real post get out there.
    It's like the Emperor's New Clothes, people are so wrapped up in the regurgitated bullshit that they can't handle it when they see the truth.
     
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