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Buying guest posts from here - they contacted clients of mine

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ThatSEO, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. ThatSEO

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    I'm wondering if anyone else has brought guest post deals from here, to then find the client/site owner has been contacted to say that they'll provided the posts and will do it cheaper, directly.

    Needless to say, I'm a bit pissed about it.

    I run a marketing company which is 40% SEO. We sometimes will use services to kick start link building etc.

    I am the client, not the website as such.

    Thankfully the clients (two) thought it was spam and they don't know my username on here so we laughed about it etc.

    Has anyone else had this?

    I won't say the name of the one I can pin it on. They emailed clients with the posts I brought and emailed from another website but it was easy enough to track thanks to the headers in the emails sent aka IP.

    I know this is blackhatworld but so far, I've dealt with some professional and far from business, client stealing idiots.

    Needless to say, they've lost a few orders.

    I just think this isn't good business practice, am I wrong? considering we even spoke on Skype about it etc. I stopped ordering due to the seller not finding fresh sites etc although the odd ones were clearly PBNs, not guest posts but they held up so ignored
     
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  2. elavmunretea

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  3. ThatSEO

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    Nah I won't name and shame. I'm just getting feedback and will then message a mod for instructions
     
  4. jazzc

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    Open a shitlist, this is definitely not allowed. We can handle your proof documents via PM in this case, mention it there for the mod who will take it on to know.
     
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  5. ThatSEO

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    So it's not me just being a dick then, it's kinda naughty isn't it
     
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    Yes that is bad. If it happened to me I would be pissed. Definitely shitlist
     
  7. I know SEO

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    I'm more than happy to help with this.

    This is not the kind of behaviour we expect of our sellers.

    If you can prove who it was and that it was actually the seller I'll be more than happy to take action.
     
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    It`s a very bad practice, it`s something you can and should report.. Many of us buy from the marketplace and some of us resell the services .. you could help a lot of dudes..
     
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    I've got a PM from iknowseo

    I'll action tomorrow when on my Mac as have it alll saved and emails from client etc.

    Ill let them take the next course of action. It's no real skin off my nose but as you may expect, it was kinda embarrassing when a clients asks how spammers know about the posts blah
     
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    I don't get why the seller would do such thing, because as ThatSeo said, he is the client and the seller is getting paid for it. It is a dishonest move from the seller but I don't understand what he'd gain from doing such things.
     
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    remember fool me once shame on you - never twice
    only way to keep bhw semi decent is if it smells like sht
    pass it to the guys up stairs - once sellers cant be trusted
    they deserve all they get if there being a dick - i say cut it off.
     
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    Let's make sure the mod team has all their ducks in a row before they start chopping dicks off
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Personally, I never chop dicks off without having my ducks standing in a nice row. First duck that looks away from the operation, becomes dinner.
     
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    i wanna laugh but it hurts, lols
     
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    Dude, that is shitty af. Someone actually recommended I do this to someone else. I said no. That's just scummy.

    I'm happy with the work I get. I know my stuff gets resold at a higher price. I don't care. As long as I get paid, that's all that matters.
     
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