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are these fiverr backlinks any good?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by tony20, Feb 13, 2017.

  1. tony20

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    Hi guys

    I wanted to start getting some backlinks to a site that's lost a bit of traffic recently as I have neglected it as of late.

    About a month a go I started updating it on a regular and started see the slight increase in traffic. So was thinking of boasting it a bit with some link juice.

    I was scrolling around on fiverr a few months ago and noticed guys offering to write blog posts on large authority site like Patch, instructables, Techinasia, Blogher, huffetington post etc etc. They claim to be approved writers for these sites and their gig seem to have a lot of good reviews.

    They are not your usual fiverr gig as they cost more. Some of the links are ******** but most are nofollow.

    I won't post any links as I don't want to seem that I am promoting anyone, but if you do a search on fiverr you can easily find them.

    My question is, are they worth a punt? has anyone tried those gigs and seen any serp improvements?

    I understand that this alone won't rank a hard keyword but I have quite a diverse link profile just not done any link building in a long time and all the links I do have are all low ball crap ones lol. However the site is 4 years old so I have gained some good natural links in that time.

    cheers
     
  2. MatthewGraham

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    What are they charging?

    There a number of sites like that where anyone can make free posts. Some are noindex and nofollow (useless / worth $0). Can be worth a small sum depending on the site. Hard to tell without seeing the sites.

    It is possible that the links are legit, although using Fiverr is like playing Russian Roulette with five bullets in your revolver. In general wouldn't trust anything from fiver directly to a money site. Mostly useful for blasts to certain tiers or parasites.
     
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    Anything from $30 to over $100. If you go on fiverr and search "guest post", and scroll though you'll see the links I am talking about. Some of them are too small personal blogs/sites, but some are to big sites like Huffington and Lifehack
     
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    Just think, people in BHW services are charging $200+ for some of those links and probably just buying them through Fiverr.
    I don't think they have a ton of value since no one is really linking to them. As I mentioned in the other post, I would probably use for tier 2 imo, but I like to keep things extra safe.
     
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    It depends on sellers individual performance. It is not like some charging you more can give the better result.
    This is why choosing the SEO service provider & backlinks provider is a major factor.
    It is tough to judge the service until they are trying out. So better you can go with it. But make sure as @jon_xx_x suggested you have to concentrate and put extra effort to these links. Not recommended to get it for tier1 links to try out these signals.From my experience, more than 90% Fiverr backlinks just a waste of time and money
     
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    You can`t be serious. If you build links costing $100 for tier 2, then you must have a really sick budget. The links are worth it if you know what you buy. Fiverr isn't a good choice in terms of seller quality, but I can tell you that a guest post on a website that cost me $200 got me a hell lot of pick ups on other decent websites and it surpassed the value of some SEO packages for sure. If you know what to buy, a professionally built guest post on an authority website can be of great service to your website's authority.
     
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    If someone buys a link here for $200 and finds out it was sourced for $5 from fiverr, I'd recommend ripping their balls off.
     
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    I think I need to explain a few things. I am in no way a seller here or on fiverr, it`s only my personal experience when talking. A link sold here for $200 is usually around $50-100 on fiverr, not 5:) And for most links, differences are noticeable especially in article quality. A badly written article guest posted by some third world guy that has nothing in common with the English language will be taken a lot easier down from the authority website than an entertaining article with great shearable content. Fiverr usually has just that. People working for cheap, but not all that professional, while on BHW you will find some respected fellas that build professional articles. Still, you could reduce the costs if instead of paying $200 for a professional article, you buy one from a native English speaker and then pay $60-100 on fiverr to get it posted :)
     
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    I was in your position a few months ago. I tried those types of gigs (bought 20+ of them). If you check ratings carefully and communicate them to clarify possible issues, I think you can use them safely.

    Did I get good results from them? Unfortunately, no. My guess is that you should not start building backlinks using many guest posts for a website that is staying still for a long time in terms of backlinks. I guess starting with many guest posts is not a good signal for google. You can try guest posts after a press release.

    My suggestion is to use one of few press release services here ($ 60-70). But SEO is mostly trial and error. I don't have much experience. But according to my experience buying many guest posts for a site like that is waste of money. This is my 2 cents.

    If you still try this, let us know results.
     
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    Firstable, these guys are not journalists but only contributors to some authority sites like Huffington Post, Tech.co, LifeHack...
    On most of them you can create your own blog and start publishing free of charge. So is it worth it? Depends on the price. If someone asking you $200/per such post I will say - NO.
     
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    Yep, I have paid up to $500 on a link from huffpost, and it was just a few days too late to request a refund through PayPal. The CUNT (who still sells here I believe), claimed he was legit editorial staff and not just a contributor. A month or 2 later these links were devalued to noindex/nofollow which means I got fucked over. In the mean time, it did fuck all for my rankings. Also, there are people still charging $200+ for a link from blogher.com, which is also now noindex and nofollow.

    Won't be long before Lifehack is full of spam and they take all those writers to the cleaners, so paying $50 for one might only last you another few weeks or months as they now have guest accounts posting all kinds of rubbish on the site.

    As for getting them off fiverr... well, half the time the articles are so fucking shitty they get deleted days later. I have had several links from Patch which all got removed sooner or later, so I only go with mom and pops (which you can find through there) with decent metrics and they don't know how good their website is LOL.
     
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    Not $100, but I would spend up to $50 for a decent link to my tier 1. I try to make my tier1s legit and increase power to them. So a somewhat grey link like these ones where I wouldn't put to my money site, I would put to tier1. Risk vs rewards.

    Go look in there, they are there, I specifically remember someone recently starting a service that had the exact Fiverr ones in there.
     
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    Are they reselling here on BHW with a 40x premium?
     
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    Did you not buy through a credit card via Paypal ?
    To be honest I'm that pissed off with shitty sellers, anything over £100 I buy that way, then if needed I can do a charge back through the c/c.

    Op
    Fiver is okay for graphics and stuff, but never seo your main sites through there.
     
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    It's amazing the kind of graphic work you can buy for $5 on fiverr.
     
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    most of them are crap but there is also some gig which is good, you just need to find it and always ask the sample links before order, so you can check the quality of it.
     
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