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Any ideas about this seller?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by JLeons, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. JLeons

    JLeons Registered Member

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    Hello,

    I was checking out this seller on flippa and wonder if it's possible that all sites get that much traffic from search engines. I don't doubt the adsense income, just wonder where all the traffic comes from. The text on the sites is hardly compelling and many keywords in the attached SEMRush keyword reports include "tumblr".

    Any thoughts?
     
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  3. JLeons

    JLeons Registered Member

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    Am not planning on buying a site ;)
    Just want to know where the traffic would come from, and if used a bot which one, any ideas?
     
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    So you want to do like him and sell sites with fake traffic? Appears that way. Buy fake traffic on fiverr.
     
  5. JLeons

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    No i don't want to sell sites with fake traffic. I want to know if he uses bot to drive real traffic to the sites (maybe tumblr bot as i saw that keyword in the SEMrush report). To be honest i don't think he photoshopped the adsense income for hundreds of sites, there's no way only few buyer's would write bad reviews if there were no clicks the first weeks, so clearly the sites get real traffic and clicks...

    So again, how do you think he drives (real) traffic to the sites? If using a bot, which one you think?
     
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    Ok i did somemore research and now got an idea how this seller operates. basically they have a whole team (from Indonesia) who create similar sites, do basic keyword research and rank pictures in google images. If you check google images for many of the keywords they target they indeed rank very high and you can see a lot of similar sites pop up (which will be sold later).
     
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    Oh so he's the average flippa seller then ;)
     
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    What this guy said, he knows his shit.

    Most sites on Flippa are made for flipping and aren't all that legitimate. I question whether or not I'd EVER invest in a Flippa site (unless I had a ton of money and a competent staff to make it worth my time). Do whatever you want doggy dog, buy it or don't, it's your money at the end of the day hehehehe
     
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    Not exactly, the average flippa seller doesn't make 400K ;)
     
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    For your info, i'm not at all planning on buying a site from that guy...Just wonder how he operates and how he can sell this amount of dollars with his sites. And now i know the answer, that guy isn't building these sites, other people do. It's actually a company (of which i won't mention the name here) from Indonesia which build sites in mass amounts and when they get some income get listed on flippa...
     
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    I wonder if his account is showing linked to 10 accounts banned and spammers, why flippa allows such scammers to do business. And i also wonder, if these sites do get traffic after they are sold out.
     
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    Flippa turn a blind eye as they make commission on every fraudulent sale....
     
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    Deana uses a very poor bot and even the old Chrome traffic trick. I analysed her traffic almost a year ago when she popped up on BHW saying how legit she was. Her traffic is completely fake and easy to pick off by a trained eye.

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...48016-flippa-seller-question.html#post5391655

    Deana is quite resourceful and old school. She has a network (check the backlinks) and she fishes for auction domains with SEMrush keywords and traffic typically. She also has some SEO skills with some high PR blogs and Web 2.0s so she can push low hanging kws in the serps.

    Once the sites sell she keeps the traffic running until PP dispute period expires. Then she not only stops the traffic but removes the high PR links to use for another project. Typically her sites used to run 2-3 mos in the making. From the time she purchased the auction domain until she listed it. Most of her accounts have been banned and brought back several times on Flippa. I think even Deana was banned once and reinstated.

    Most of her stuff is just fake and poorly masked. Not really any mystery.