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DIY SEO or Should I Buy SEO?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by NeoPat, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. NeoPat

    NeoPat Power Member

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    Hello, me again, just completely confuzzled by SEO right now. Ok i want to rank #1 for a pretty competitive keyword. Although, i can see that the website who currently ranks #1 has:
    Just over 9k backlinks
    Majority of links have the keyword as anchor text
    It looks like they are on a sitewide blogroll, which covers a majority of their backlinks

    And i think thats it, really, hmm so do i need advanced seo, if there is such a thing? I have looked at fiverr and seen a few gigs which:
    sitewide blogroll on a pr1 site with around 6000 indexed pages, and 90,000 UV every month
    A linkwheel with 6 high pr blogs and 3000 backlinks across those 6 sites
    Article submission 60% unique, submitted to 1200 directories
    A backlink pyramid, with first layer 250 high pr sites with anchor text and on the second layer its 2750 profiles, all linked i assume

    Furthermore, i am getting a 10k link blast from Paper Boy, thank you!
    But, should i go ahead with what i have just detailed and found on fiverr?
    Or should i do my own backlink work? Am just confuzzled, need some direction and hopefully you guys can shed some light on how i can reach #1!!
    My site now ranks for the keyword, is 3-4weeks old, and is changing from avg position 100-110
    Any help, advice would be very much appreciated thank you beforehand!!
     
  2. Lecca

    Lecca Junior Member

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    If you have the time and know how I don't see why you shouldn't backlink the site yourself on top of the services you've ordered (or are about to). Anyway, you're off to a pretty aggressive start for such a new site and if it climbs up in the serps it won't stick there for too long unless you keep the momentum going.
     
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  3. MrDoru

    MrDoru Regular Member

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    i recommend you do it yourself and when you master it start outsourcing.
    if you don't know how things work and what gives results and what doesn't you would be a bad SEO investor, and might buy crap services.

    just my 2c.
     
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  4. NeoPat

    NeoPat Power Member

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    Yup thats what im scared of getting it wrong but i hardly have the time to invest in terms of the backlinks needed, although i am looking at getting on a few blogrolls low number of pages however pretty good and quality sites. Yup i know abit hasty but i want to get to the top quick, but i would have to maintain it? As in buying or backlinking ontop of what i have? Wouldnt that be the issue long term as well?
     
  5. Malofie

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    A few factors to take into consideration, and if you're able to do like Lecca said, keep the momentum going.

    When it comes to link velocity, you have to take into consideration all the backlinking methods you want to use, how much of your time it's going to take to implement those methods, and then be able to keep up that momentum.

    For me personally, SEO is something I prefer to outsource. There's a lot of great services here by people who specialise in SEO, and they're dedicated to deliver results. So by outsourcing the SEO, I look at my budget, link diversity via various service threads, and consistently using those services (momentum/link velocity).

    I have a few of my own backlinking tools I can throw into the mix. But SEO is time consuming, needs to be done properly, and I would rather spend my time concentrating on other things.
     
  6. NeoPat

    NeoPat Power Member

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    I am on the same page Malofie if you can give me a heads up on the services you use and the response id very much appreciate it!!
     
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    I think this depends on budget, time and the amount of sites. I just purchased most of the tools to do it myself since that is the most cost efficient way to do it for me
     
  8. Malofie

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    PM'd you mate.
     
  9. NeoPat

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    Thanks alot malofie for the links and advice appreciate it only one problem and fad3r mentioned it was budget. They are brilliant services just out of my price bracket although i will be seeking similar services and i might come back to use the services if my site is to hit it off