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[BLUEPRINT] Full method inc Tools, Paid Services and Costs - 50% WhiteHat 50% BlackHat

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by elvis1973, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. elvis1973

    elvis1973 Power Member

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    This is an overview of my new method, the recent Panda slaps (how many names can we think of for this) has highlighted the fact that you need to consider long term results and consequences for your actions if you build shit pointing to your money site.

    I have decided to go 100% White hat on my money site, I knw this is going to more expensive but I think the long term results of this will be worth it. I dont want to be panicking everytime google rolls out an update, i know that i could still be hit if my tier 2 black hat sites are affected but at least I wont suffer anymore penalties.

    So here is my new method with links to the services I use and the costs associated. I have no affiliation with any of these links and in no way do I profit from promoting them.

    Research and OnPage

    First thing I do is research my keywords and make sure my onpage is good.

    Tools I use for this:

    www.ibacklinkspro.com - various pricing, from $10 for 10 searches
    www.seomoz.org - $99 per month
    www.raventools.com $99 per month

    I start by making a big keyword list of everything associated with my site, I use various tools and methods for doing this.

    • Google related searches
    • Google Suggest
    • Social bookmarking tags
    • yahoo answers
    • Twitter hashtags

    This not only helps me build a keword list but it also tells me about what people are talking about and what the buzz is around these keywords, this also allows me to build up a list of content ideas for articles and also some create linkbait titles, (how to, where can I, top 10 best)

    When I have my master list of keywords I then arrange them into categories and start sorting them by keyword popularity, difficulty rating etc etc.
    I then give this list to my content writer and tell him to go create the content.

    Content Writer Costs - $1200 per month (he is very good and well published)

    Everytime my writer creates a new article for the site, he promotes it through twitter, facebook, google +

    social media service - Syndd - Cost $147 per month.

    The syndd service allows you to generate, tweets, likes, plus's, social news, social bookmarks to your content. this is the best service i have found for this and everything created looks and feels very real. (i know this is technically BH but it looks WH)

    My writer then searches for some relevant blogs and posts real good quality comments that are on topic and highly relevant and links them back to the new content, he then looks for guest posting opportunities and links them back too.

    He then creates a press release and publishes this through some Pr distribution networks, some paid and some free

    PR Cost - up to $199 per month

    This method is repeated weekly for each new content added to the site.

    key points I adhere too:

    • I dont keyword stuff anything
    • link diversity is approx 50% URL, 30% generic (click here etc) and 10% main kw & 10% secondary kw
    • Titles are really well researched, I try to look for what people want to know about this niche and then create an article which answers or helps.
    • I dont over optimise the onpage content, keyword in title and keyword once or twice in body
    • try and include a video on the page, it helps with bounce rate/back to serp metric
    Offsite Black hat stuff

    Create a lot of (upto 100) web 2.0's (see phpbuilt list)

    Fiverr gig for creating web 2.0's - johnmalekin - Cost - $5

    I then start adding content to these, again using my writer, all content is 100% unique but a little less researched than my money site content.
    I then use (or intend to start using) the following paid servces, all pointed to my Tier 1 web 2.0 properties:

    Step 1.

    Blast all web 2.0 with linkpushes for first two weeks - link - Cost $147 for 20 LP's (you can get 10% discount)

    Step 2.

    Add weebly/tumblr service pointing to web 2.0's - link - Cost - $109

    Step 3

    Add 7878 full service seo - link - cost - $167

    Step 4

    Add cash202 SEOblast - link - cost - $199

    Step 5

    Add Hoist up - link - cost - $195

    Step 5

    Add drip feed articles - link - cost - $40

    Step 6

    Add Google Frontier - link - cost - $172

    Step 7

    Add Wiki marks - link - costs - £$49

    Step 8

    Promote everything with Syndd

    I rotate these services across all my campaigns, so in any one month my web 2.0 network will have one of the above services pointing to it, this helps diversity and helps keep things really fresh and diverse.

    All these services affectively create a Tier 2 pointing to my Tier 1 web 2.0s, I have had great results individually from each of these services so combining them in this method should work well.

    This may seem a little expensive but the cost is divided between however many money sites I am working on.

    key points I adhere too:

    • I try to look for services that allow unlimited URL's and Anchors and spread these across all my web 2.0's.
    • Im am never using spun content or low quality paid articles again on my money site or tier 1 web 2.0
    • I only ever have one URL to the money site from the web 2.0, i also include a link to a random competitor (never the same one) and/or authority site.

    For services that only allow 1 or 2 URLS and KW's I just pick a different property each month and focus on that and then move the service to the next propery the month after.

    EDIT: If you want to keep the cost down for this you can do the following:

    1. Write all your own content
    2. Do all your own social promotion
    3. Just have one paid service active at any one time.

    There you go, hope that helps someone.
     
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  2. conrad

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    Very expensive as you said but if the moneys coming in then you are very safe - with that kinda backlink work on your web2.0s they should be ranking really well also
     
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    this seems very expensive .can u tell us wot is potential earning of sites now ? i mean wot is % of ROI ?
     
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    this is for client sites that pay quite a lot for marketing services.

    At the moment i have 3 x ecom sites in very competitive niche

    1 x finance site in ultra competitive niche.

    I charge from £1500 to £4000 per month

    Each site costs me anything from £500 to £1500 per month in paid services.
     
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    "i also include a link to a random competitor"

    Why?
     
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    Would you go for SocialAdr as opposed to Synnd?
     
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    Good question, JC. I'd think of including links to "unbiased authority" sites like Wikipedia or CNN, but direct competitors - that's never occurred to me.
     
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    geez that's quite pricey on the out goings, but loks like a solid plan.

    cheer s mate

    Graham
     
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    Just because it seems natural, if it was an independent article about the niche then it is fair to assume that there would be links to sites of the same type, so this would include your competitors.
     
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    not looked at SocialAdr yet, but will check it out

    It doesnt need to be, if you write your own content and then just have Syndd and one paid service per month, changing it round each month then the total cost would be maybe $300 per month. Like I said all these services are split between all my clients so the cost is divided by the number of clients I have active..currently 4.
     
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    Why would you link to your competitors? You're doing the hard work and helping them rank better, that's just absurd.
     
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    Im not talking about building hundreds of links im talking 1 link to one random competitor, someone on page 2 even or page 10.
     
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    Yeah, but you're still helping them, and you're also diluting the link value passed to your own site. I haven't read anywhere that this could actually help you. We might need a case study about this, but I think you're just unnecessarily helping the competition.
     
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    http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/7072/Why-You-Should-Link-to-Your-Competitors-A-Lesson-from-Yahoo.aspx


    http://techcrunch.com/2010/07/07/startups-linking-to-your-competition-will-help-you-no-really/
     
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    Looks very expensive. That is one of the main reason I avoid monthly SEO services. I think there are very few services that need to be paid every month. I think the only reason there are services that need to be paid every month is because the providers know how much money it can make.

    Tools like semoz, keyword tracker, etc are the exception.
    However, I'm interested in what you said about synnd, and am going to check it out.
     
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    That's a monster strategy going on! However, as mentioned above, it would seem costly to do them all for someone starting out, but certainly ok for client sites who are paying monthly.


    One question on this, is there a benefit to doing all of the paid services to your Tier 1 Web 2.0's instead of to your money site directly? Seeing as Web 2.0's have the potential to be deleted / removed / down ... that would then break the Tier 2 links rendering them useless. Although you are using quality unique content on them so may be less chances of losing it.
     
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    Elvis1973: if I were to use only one tool between seomoz - $99 per month raventools $99 per month which one you would choose?
     
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    The problem with the paid services is that they use spun articles and I don't want anything spun pointing to my money site.


    That's a tough one because they are both really great and the onsite reports and error reporting with seomoz is fantastic and great for analysis reporting to clients.

    However from an overall features point of view and the fact that you can track more projects for the same cost I would say that raven just pips it
     
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    Good detailed post, but have you done all these services just for one site? And how many of your keywords are at #1 if you did, and they ultra hard keywords? I'd pretty much expect the answer to be yes to the second two questions for this kinda overall price tag! lol
     
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    I have one site that is page one for most of the keywords they gave me, they vary from low to hard difficulty.

    I have another site that was recently slapped by the GWT tools warning, I am now starting to use this method on the site in an attempt to pull it back to page 1, it currently sits on page 6 after getting what appears to be a -50 penalty.

    I have only just starting the finance project so results remain to be seen

    Im am bascially at the early stages of implementing all this.

    This is a brand new method for me, so I intend to report back on how well this works.