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Did this proxy service just jack prices 800%??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by PickleYeast, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. PickleYeast

    PickleYeast Registered Member

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    I've recently used this service (rev.proxies.online) and other than the fact that their traffic log is not even close to being correct and that they completely ignore all customer service requests, their system has worked well.

    BUT... you have to buy bandwidth in advance, which I did, then refill it as you use the bandwidth. I just went to refill, and the prices which were $3/GB are now $25/GB! When you go to the payment screen, the you actually see both prices on the screen for the same thing -- it makes no sense at all.

    I see that the account for this company here at BHW has been abandoned, so perhaps someone else has information on this? Is this pricing just another bug, or should we run from these people?
     
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    Simple solution, go for another provider.
     
  3. PickleYeast

    PickleYeast Registered Member

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    Not so simple at all. Still trying to find a provider that works well with Scrapebox for more than a few weeks.
     
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    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    most services work with sbox but to get around the bans u have to use
    1 connection - low thread rate. if your hammering it, thats why it wont last
    google is to strict for blasting sbox anymore
     
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  5. I know SEO

    I know SEO Marketplace Mod Moderator

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    I test every proxy thread I review in scrapebox, the vast majority have no issues at all.

    If you're scraping in volume look at backconnect proxies that rotate every 15 mins or so.
     
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    Yes, I've subscribed to nearly every proxy service advertised here to do testing. Storm proxies did well for 6 weeks with a 99% success rate using their backconnect (1 IP with a proxy change on each call) that maxes out at 700 calls per thread. I'm fine with that, but after 6 weeks the quality began to fall -- and is now between 38% and 48%! Their tech support is useless -- when I wrote them that their proxies are beginning to fail on half of the calls after working great for 6 weeks, they send me a link to basic setup instructions and a Loopline video!! I replied that it has been set up correctly and WORKING for 2 months, but the proxies are getting errors, and now they are ignoring me. They don't seem to want customers.

    I suspect that other customers are hitting their system hard. My use is steady, so I don't think it would suddenly change after 6 weeks of use. I am not scraping Google at all.
     
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    I'm not sure I understand the 1st sentence --- do you have a thread of reviews here?
     
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    I have tried loads and had so many problems specially with speed .

    When advertised with 1gbit but give you 60mbps it sad .

    Not found a good speed proxy service yet , i was with one for years there gone....

    And the price are silly , i was only paying $25 each 50 dedicated proxies
    1gbit fast was grate was happy...

    Seems no deal anywere ...
     
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    Private proxies are hard to find these days. Especially ones that are reliable and quick.
     
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    Update: STILL zero response from 2 support tickets to "JetStarMedia" or "rev.proxies.online", so obviously they do not want to be in business.

    Storm proxies hit a low last weekend with an 82% failure rate on proxie calls to their rotating backconnect proxies, but their price is reasonable so I'll stay with them for now. They did better today, with only a 72% failure rate.

    I am still searching for a good set of proxies for rent that changes by the bandwidth and has a reasonable price (that doesn't raise prices 800% after you pay!)
     
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    There's an ongoing shitlist about his service