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Guaranteed DMOZ, anyone try it?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Dresden14, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Dresden14

    Dresden14 BANNED BANNED

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    thebacklinkbooster (DOT) com (I think by saying it this way wont be detectable by the owners or bots... Anyhow, they want $150 up front $150 on completion and claim to guarantee dmoz. Anyone try em, or have other recommendations?

    Im in the finance niche...

    ive been triyng for a good year now.
     
  2. ExtraWinner

    ExtraWinner BANNED BANNED

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    Why do you care?

    Buy 50-100 .gov and .edu profile links, and you will get 10 times better results for same price.
     
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  3. Dexograph

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    No. Think about it.

    They get 30 people to buy this service.

    Now, let's say out of those 30, only 2 got accepted into DMOZ (because of their own site's awesomeness, not because of anything special that company did).

    Now, the company makes $300 * 2 = $600.

    They gladly refund the money back to the others who purchased the service.

    They make money just by regularly submitting people's websites into DMOZ.

    An example would be someone saying, "Ok, I'll roll this dice for you. If it turns out to be 3, you pay me $30. If not, I'll refund the money back!"

    So save your money, and try to get it in on your own - don't give them money just for submitting a URL and a few sentences of text.
     
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    Not so easy. I've been waiting 4 years to be accepted. :D
     
  5. raidel21

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    What if you partnered with or are a DMOZ author?

    Don't you think he will be able to offer that service?

    They have the ability to add who they want.
     
  6. Dexograph

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    Hard if they actually guaranteed DMOZ acceptance.
    But what they're offering is a refund if you don't get into DMOZ.

    So all they have to do is naturally submit your site. If you get in, then they make money for not doing much. If you don't, it's no loss to them because DMOZ submissions are easy (getting approved isn't).
     
  7. Kelsen

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    hmm i dont know..
     
  8. lacy1978

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    Also, it can take for freaking ever to get approved, so I'm sure lots of companies/people will forget about the payment they made 3+ months ago and never ask for their money back. I highly doubt the company will send the money back out of their own volition.
     
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    yeah well im trying it tomorrow, ill let you guys know how it works out given your interested... As for post # 2, I agree - but I have the money to spend on both that and this so ya. I have been trying, and as you can see so many have been triyng for years. Maybe they have a special hookup, idk - I even cross analyzed the other sites in my niche and submtted based on a similar pattern, nothing. Anyhow, ill keep ya posted
     
  10. seoguy81

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    I came across those guys via search and was interested in their DMOZ service. Have you had any luck?

    Interesting enough, I came across an active thread in DP where some guy asked a question about DMOZ listing and wonder of wonders the same niche/category DMOZ editor replied citing reasons why his site wasn't approved and what he should do to get it approved, which eventually happened (Less than a week). Lucky SOB I must say.
     
  11. verdox

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    Oh my god :) It is so simple to get listed! Just apply to become an editor. I have done it twice now. I might make an Ebook on how to do it and flog it for $$$ or something, there is a knack to getting accepted, but I can apply and be accepted within a couple of weeks and list my own site. There is a rejection pattern you follow and as long as you respond back in the right ways you get accepted.
     
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  12. littleg2008

    littleg2008 Senior Member

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    Thanks Verdox for saying this, i was gradually getting more enraged that no one seemed to know this by now.

    Best tip for becoming an editor is choose a very uncommon niche.

    I am editor and can accept all my sites. Like Verdox said, shouldnt take many weeks.
     
  13. seoguy81

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    Awaiting to see your ebook in the "Freebie" section ;)

    On a serious note, isn't there a limit on the number of editors for a category? Just checked on a category of interest. There is no damn 'Become an Editor' button or link on the specified category.
     
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    But can editors from one category edit/approve listings from another category? If this was the case, there would have been a WSO on this long time ago ;)

    Care to elaborate please?
     
  15. verdox

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    Even highly popular niches have sub categories that have no editors, it is childs play to become an editor and list your own site. Research it, you have to apply in a very specific way and handle 3 or 4 rejections that you then respond to in a specific manner, it is not hard.
     
  16. verdox

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    No but the trick is to find deep nested niche categories, for example i had a highly popular keyword so I found I had to dig down to that keyword but then a regional listing. The category was so buried I even had to build backlinks to it to get it picked up lol.

    I will write an eBook on this when I get home later, I am decided :) If you follow an easy to follow pattern and use a template I will create you will get accepted as an editor.
     
  17. seoguy81

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    Just submitted to a deep nested niche. Tried to be as authentic as possible. Now comes the waiting phase.. an editor will review your application... hope it doesn't take ages!

    P.S: I think I know what you mean. Did a bit of digging around and noticed a few sites that shouldn't be in a category being listed. I guess it works on the same principles of getting Wikipedia links to get stuck.
     
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  18. verdox

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    arghhh read what I wrote, that wont help, you wont get listed that way. Apply as an editor to that deep nested category :) I will write a full guide later when I get home, 8 mile bike ride first! Forget the Ebook I will post a full guide in this forum.
     
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    Here's some cool thoughts on DMOZ.

     
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    Never tried them but you can accomplish the same results by purchasing backlinks