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Found a new way of selling my SEO services, need advice

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by SyZygy, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. SyZygy

    SyZygy Senior Member

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    [FONT=&quot]Hi guys,

    today I sold a SEO service and made money with a method that was not quite moral/ethical. I figured
    out that I could make much more money from it, but I feel bad by doing it on regular base lol. So I just
    want to share it with you guys and see what do you think about it.

    So to cut it short, in my example I found a company that had bad press articles on the web, and a few
    of theme that are well indexed with their business name as the keyword. So i made 9 new press releases
    for them on different web sites, with positive reviews, and ranked them on the google top 10. In other
    words - i got them rid of the bad press releases that were on Google. I sold my service for quite a good
    sum of money, and figured out a new way of income.

    The new way would be something like this:

    1.) Use Google KeyWord tool and find a company that has a lot of people searching for it on Google.
    You should try and find companys that have a lot of customers.

    2.) Try to find bad press releases that are connected to the company. Articles, blog posts, forum posts,
    whatever. If you can not find many, make them.

    3.) Rank the bad articles on Google with the company's name as the keyword, so that they should be
    in the top 10.

    4.) Contact the company and tell them that there are 10.000 users searching for their brand every month
    (show them the google keyword doc) and tell them that there is a lot of bad PR on the internet connected
    to their company, which means that every one of their "online clients" get's an eye on the bad PR.

    Then, tell them that you can:
    Fix the problem by managing their online identity
    Get rid of the bad PR
    Get them new, fresh and positive press articles and rank them on Google
    Get them new clients with a good SEO plan

    After you make the entrance and sell them the service, wait for one-two months just to gain their trust and
    start adding new services for them, like new keywords, more facebook fans, tweeter followers or whatever.


    So, this is just my idea of a service that someone could offer, I sold that to a company that already had bad
    PR on the web, but after I sold the service I figured out that you can make more out of it...

    What dou you guys think and has someone any suggestions?
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  2. kez1000

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    [FONT=&quot]I just thought I would help you out with the formatting
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    Hi guys,

    today I sold a SEO service and made money with a method that was not quite moral/ethical. I figured
    out that I could make much more money from it, but I feel bad by doing it on regular base lol. So I just
    want to share it with you guys and see what do you think about it.

    So to cut it short, in my example I found a company that had bad press articles on the web, and a few
    of theme that are well indexed with their business name as the keyword. So i made 9 new press releases
    for them on different web sites, with positive reviews, and ranked them on the google top 10. In other
    words - i got them rid of the bad press releases that were on Google. I sold my service for quite a good
    sum of money, and figured out a new way of income.

    The new way would be something like this:

    1.) Use Google KeyWord tool and find a company that has a lot of people searching for it on Google.
    You should try and find companys that have a lot of customers.

    2.) Try to find bad press releases that are connected to the company. Articles, blog posts, forum posts,
    whatever. If you can not find many, make them.

    3.) Rank the bad articles on Google with the company's name as the keyword, so that they should be
    in the top 10.

    4.) Contact the company and tell them that there are 10.000 users searching for their brand every month
    (show them the google keyword doc) and tell them that there is a lot of bad PR on the internet connected
    to their company, which means that every one of their "online clients" get's an eye on the bad PR.

    Then, tell them that you can:
    Fix the problem by managing their online identity
    Get rid of the bad PR
    Get them new, fresh and positive press articles and rank them on Google
    Get them new clients with a good SEO plan

    After you make the entrance and sell them the service, wait for one-two months just to gain their trust and
    start adding new services for them, like new keywords, more facebook fans, tweeter followers or whatever.


    So, this is just my idea of a service that someone could offer, I sold that to a company that already had bad
    PR on the web, but after I sold the service I figured out that you can make more out of it...

    What dou you guys think and has someone any suggestions?





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  3. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I didn't see the part where you said you would make them... that is not something I would endorse.

    There are a zillion companies out there that do have bad reviews on page 1 of Google, it would
    be easier to just contact them instead of doing the double work of making the bad reviews.

    That is actually working harder than yo have to work.
     
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  4. souljaboy

    souljaboy Newbie

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    Damn dude this right here is gold ! cuz i've been wanting some seo clients after i got all the seo software that i invested in ! good ways of getting clients thax a lot
     
  5. SyZygy

    SyZygy Senior Member

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    Tnx for the feedback, will try to improve it and then post the full version :)
     
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    However I don't consider this part as ethical at all. --> "If you can not find many, make them."

    Its like first creating a trouble for the brand first and then coming up with a solution.
     
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    This could also be used in reverse effect.

    To enhance a marketing campaign by creating relevant sites with unique content that are ranking then linking them to the main site :)

    You can usually find out if a site's rep has been damaged by typing this into google: site name + scam = ebay scam (For example)

    :)
     
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    I know its evil but damn I love it. Its Next Gen Mafia style, like getting paid for "protection" in the old days. Absolutely unethical but totally fucking cool.

    Disclaimer: the above statement is only the opinion of the author of this comment (me) and should not in any way be taken as advice on whether or not to use this method yourself. Let your conscience be the guide (I have none).
     
  9. angelas111

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    Boatsy, i think you missed what he said. he said he was going to make bad reviews as a sort of sabotage and then try to sell his services.
     
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  10. BassTrackerBoats

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    You are right, I did miss that part... you would think that spending 4500 on Lasik would have helped.
     
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    hey this idea rocks if you tweak it.my bad i know but i'm tweaking this just fine
     
  12. SyZygy

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    I will try to tweak it and will make a better "how to", also got some cool ideas without the "making" part :)

    Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it
     
  13. nanotechno

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    Yeah it's pretty shady...

    But to just to play devil's advocate it's similar to someone who hacks a companies network to exploit vulnerabilities and then selling them your "network securities" services.

    Still tho...if you're exposed you'd be liable for slander and possibly extortion, at least if you were in the US, so lawyer up buddy!
     
  14. zx123

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    this is the principal system that every SEO companies use ;)