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buying relevant links worth it?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by GTRM3, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. GTRM3

    GTRM3 Junior Member

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    I have seen some sites such as hpbacklinks.com and backlinks.com. They sell and buy links and will post on relevant pages for monthly fee. Is this worth it? because for my site, I have some web 2.0's and other backlinking strategies. Now I probably need some high PR links, anyone recommend getting these?

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  2. makemecash

    makemecash Regular Member

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    No, they are basically selling links to site with a fake PR. Any site that gives away a link from the homepage for a PR8 for $150 is absolutely fake.

    I mean, look at wordpress.com for example. You really think that they would sell you a link on their homepage for $150?? yeah right.
     
  3. GTRM3

    GTRM3 Junior Member

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    These are monthly payments, if they sell fake PR that wouldn't that ruin their business? I don't see the point...since they are the middle man and make a profit anyways.
     
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    designsonline Power Member

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    With the way that Google is looking to go from here on, quality links on relevant (related to your niche) sites is going to be very important and may help to buffer you
    when the next black and white animal is unleashed by Google. It seems that they may be set to ignore unrelated links, so it seems to me that getting related links is going to be very important.

    That said, renting links by the month is a dangerous game to play because Google is also looking to quash this, and so will be likely to penalise sites that are paying for links if they find out. And lets be honest how difficult is it to sign up and view a list of the sites that are selling links? If you and I can do it, then so can Google, then they can add them to their black list, and penalise those that have links on these sites.

    We need to find related links, but not rent them.
     
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    Lilacor Regular Member

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    Relevant links are the future of SEO as well as co-citations. They are a sort of similarity measure and are employed in order to find subject similarity that two items have. Google's semantics has become quite good at finding the relevance between two pages, so it's getting more and more important to build only such links. Others will most probably get ignored in time.

    Be careful about buying low quality from link networks, fake PR links as they will harm you for sure.
     
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    Endire Elite Member Premium Member

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    GTRM3,

    I agree with the other members. I don't have any direct experience with the companies you mentioned however there are two things you have to think about here if you care about the longevity of your site. When you end up signing up with one of these companies, you really don't know what they are going to do in terms of building backlinks. The links they build may even appear reputable at the outset only to turn bad down the road. The other thing is that backlinks are one of the most detrimental and hard-to-undo elements of SEO.

    I would spend your money in other ways.

    Here are some good resources on the topic,

    http://searchengineland.com/library/link-building/link-building-paid-links

    Best,

    Shawn
     
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    mathewsassn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    for my option,no worth at all.i try some,but all waste money for my sites.
     
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    rasmusk Senior Member

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    What I found being worth it, is if you can find a 100% related website and buy a footer link/sitewide link. Thats raw power!
     
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    Scritty Elite Member Premium Member

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    Most are not faek PR - and if it is the actual URL you are getting the link from that has PR (rather than the root domain of the site only - where your link is in a random sub folder) then they might be worth it.

    Like most - I don't find creating PR5 or higher links that challenging. 10 minutes at the most maybe?
    Given how much these services cost per month (and the fact that they are part of a link selling network that Google is likely actively hunting to devalue) I'd nearly always just create my own.
    They are ok - they work, I just wouldn't bother with them myself when creating your own on topic, context and content high PR links is so quick and easy (and costs nothing).
    In the last month got links from Huffington Post, Microsoft Communities, CNN, Adobe, Moz and others - none took me more than 2-3 minutes including wriuting a couple of hundred words speech to text content to surround/embed them.
     
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    The SEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Relevant back-links gives you targeted and most legit traffic and niche relevant backlinks containing a huge power and increase your website SERP instantly.
     
  11. GTRM3

    GTRM3 Junior Member

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    Getting links from Huffington Post, Microsoft Communities, CNN, Adobe, Moz and others would require me to sign up with an account with them and do a guest post of something similiar? or how would I get these sort of links from such authority domains?

    Thanks in advance
     
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    I have said it before and I will say it again.

    Relevant links are not needed to rank. I have tested a variety of linkbuilding methods and at the end of the day paying extra for "relevant" links is unnecessary and a waste of a budget.

    The key is high quality links that "stick" and are on pages with actual pagerank. I've been a member of a private link network forever and the sites are all over the place in terms of content, but I still rank for all my main keywords.