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How I fired my SEO Outsourcers and saw MASSIVE ranking improvements?

Discussion in 'SEO - Link building' started by GangsterProfit, Apr 5, 2012.

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  1. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Get ready to fire your outsourcers and cancel your other SEO subscriptions.

    Oh, and stop worrying about the next Google Slap... This is the ultimate solution to what's recently happened with the major blog networks being de-indexed.

    It's the smartest link building software in the world, personally coded by a Harvard computer science major.

    Fully Panda- & Penguin-Proof and you don't even have to touch it, it's hosted on our servers and runs completely on auto-pilot. Log into your dashboard from anywhere in the world.

    It's called Link Emperor and although it's been public for over a year, we're just now launching to BHW because we know you guys have high standards. So we've worked out the bugs... in fact, we've already built more than 100 MILLION links along the way, and we're just getting started :D


    So, Here's What it Does:

    Link Emperor is a quickly growing, fully automated link building marketplace. Link builders sign up with us and once they're approved, we send them orders from our customers. We currently have over 40 different link building services available for order.

    When you sign up, depending on the size of your plan, you get a ton of credits to allocate towards whichever services you like best. Then you just enter the URLs you want to build links to and the keywords you'd like to target. Depending on the plan, you can enter hundreds or even thousands of keywords to target.

    Link Emperor will help you figure out which of those keywords should have more links built to them, and which should receive less over time. Once everything is set up, it begins to send out link building orders on autopilot.


    ...And Here are the Advantages:

    IP / Domain Diversity: Since we have so many different link building vendors, we're not running you through the same URLs every week like other services. You're getting the benefit of all different link building vendors all doing their own harvesting. This means more domain and IP diversity than any other service could ever offer!

    Link Type Diversity: We categorize our link services into different categories, and vendors compete within those categories. We offer Web 2.0s, Wikis, Article Submissions, Multi-tier / SE-Nuke blasts, Social Bookmarks, Social Signals (+1s, Tweets etc), Blog Comments, Doc Sharing, .Edu / .Govs, Press Releases and more. New types are constantly being released.

    Anchor Diversity: Since we handle hundreds or thousands of keywords (depending on the plan) your anchor text diversity is second to none. There's also an optional setting to throw in random anchor text at whatever percentage you choose, for extra diversity.

    Link Velocity: Every month when your subscription renews, you get more link building credits. Since we spend them evenly over the course of the month, it all looks extremely natural and your link velocity stays quite steady. We also encourage vendors to use smaller link blasts, so your site won't get hammered with everything at once.

    Successful Links Guaranteed: We check and categorize EVERY link that comes through our system. If a vendor hasn't delivered enough SUCCESSFUL links to your sites, we send the order back and make them do it again.

    Link Builders Compete For Your Business: We publicly report the success rates (effective price per link) of all our vendors and if they start to do worse, our algorithm immediately sends them less business. So they actually have to compete for your business through the quality of their links!

    Infinitely Scalable: Our biggest customers have us handling hundreds of thousands of keywords in their accounts. Link Emperor was designed to handle the long tail better than anything that's ever been created, because that's what we needed for our own in-house networks of affiliate sites. If you're operating at that level, send us an email at support@linkemperor.com.

    Panda & Penguin Proof: After the blog networks were targeted, we were there for our customers. The diversity they receive from so many different types of links kept them moving up in the rankings. And when Penguin came out, our anchor text diversification settings protected our customers from that too. We stay further ahead of the curve than anybody out there.

    Transparent Reporting: You can download lists of all the links our vendors build.

    Simple Setup: Most of our customers have no problems setting it up after watching the quick tutorial videos. Once set up, it'll run forever on our servers, completely hands-free.

    Rolling 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee: Even though we have to pay our vendors either way, if you're not happy with the results, we will STILL offer you a 30-day money-back guarantee. Cancel any time, no contracts. Even if you've been using it for a long time, you can request a refund on your final 30 days of service.

    The Best Customer Service in the Industry: Our head customer service agent, Brett, will personally help you achieve the results you need. We'll take a look at your account with you to make sure you're set up right. We'll even look at your SITE and give you on-page suggestions! Just email support@linkemperor.com, or you can even CALL IN to the office during business hours and get Brett on the phone! We treat our customers like gold.


    Not to Mention, Bonus Features:


    Rank Checking: We check the rankings of all your keywords once a week.

    Keyword Research: We have one of the coolest keyword research features you've ever seen. Steal your competitors' long-tail keywords!

    On-Page SEO Audits: Link Emperor automatically crawls your sites and goes down a checklist to see if they have important elements like H1 tags, contact pages, sitemaps, etc. It'll let you know if they're missing. Also, if you're trying to build links to a keyword that isn't on the page, it'll tell you that too (surprisingly useful.)

    Client Management: Client-serving SEOs love our software because they can create campaigns for each client and even give clients a custom login to their campaign for checking rankings etc. It's set it and forget it for client SEO.

    Link Purchasing API: If you'd like to resell our link building through a product of your own, we offer a link purchasing API that makes it dead simple. Contact us for details!

    Lifetime 15% Recurring Affiliate Program: Refer customers and get paid 15% of their subscription cost every month for the lifetime of their subscription!


    View of the Dashboard:

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    BlackHatWorld Special Offer:


    • 15% off ANY Package for life
    • Special access to a discounted "Starter" plan at $297/mo
    PM us for access to the special offer!



    And don't forget, there's a...​

    30-Day 100% Money-Back Rolling Return Policy

    If at any time you decide that you're not 100% THRILLED with the service, (even if you just have a tiny little pang of doubt as to whether you're getting a mindblowing value here), we'll refund your prior 30 days' worth of service immediately, without question or hesitation.

    It's like a continuous 30-day refund policy! And you can keep the backlinks we've already built!


    >>Click to View Pricing & Sign Up<<
    >>Then, Send Us A PM To Get the BHW Special Offer!<<

     
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  2. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP

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  3. sbw27

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    I was lucky enough to score a review of this service, here it is.

    Review:
    What should be obvious to anyone serious about SEO in the world with Panda updates hitting every 30 days, is that link diversity is Absolutely Essential....even more so now with penguin. If you rely too much on one type of link, be it private blog networks, forum profiles or anything, you stand to have your sites hit.

    What Link Emperor does is gives you access to a huge variety of link types in an easily accessible, simple, and manageable format. It would take hours of your time to go through and order and evaluate all the link sources, lots of emails, payments, following up, checking that things have been delivered. etc. It's a huge job if you are doing it right. Link Emperor does all this for you, and it does a bloody good job at it. It also does much more for you too.

    Great framework

    It can only get better as they get more link providers, and bring in more link types. You can use their suggested providers, or select your own. You can also customize the amount of links that use anchors for keywords you are targeting.

    Rankings

    Before service I was targeting 3 main keywords:

    Rankings were:
    KW1:9
    KW2:15
    KW3: Unranked

    After using this service for 2 months, with no other links....and lasting though the penguin update....

    KW1:1
    KW2:11
    KW3: 9

    All 3 are in the hosting niche and are very competitive, and profitable. The site is an EMD for KW1.

    On top of this, the system also found me a heap of other profitbale keywords, and is ranking some of them in the top 10 now too.

    Bottom line

    This service is awesome. It's really next generation stuff. It will save you a heap of time, and build you a huge diversity of links. It's really easy to use....and you can forgot about captchas, VPS's, dealing with providers directly etc.... It's that good...
     
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  4. FuryKyle

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    The term revolutionary comes to mind when using this service. This package offers great diversity and allows you fine tune and control your SEO campaigns closely. You can choose different link types from different vendors and then track their progress over a period of time. While there are some overpriced providers, most of them get the job done right. If you want diversity, make sure you have this package in mind.
     
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  5. theindiaphile

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    Was lucky enough to get a review. Well, hard to put it into words... Quite simply the best SEO service out there, soon to be THE standard by which all other services are measured. These guys are thinking very hard about how to offer the very best service they can and, get this, the genius is they themselves are outsourcing. Link Emperor brings together all the best SEO specialists under one roof, and due to the fact everyone's competing the weak will be weeded out! This is awe inspiring - no one can rest on their laurels, and so diversity, link quality, and timely delivery will always be factored in. Only one word.. WOW. Oh, and in case I forgot to mention customer service is AWESOME!
     
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    Around 40 days passed since I started using Link Emperor, and till now I have used it with two sites.
    My first site was mid competitive and it moved in rankings for a few keywords. I was on the second page and now I'm on the first page, somewhere between the #5 and #8, it's still dancing. My second site had low competition, and it went up for several keywords after a few blasts with Link Emperor. Most of the keywords are now in Top 3.

    Overall I think that LE is a great tool, and it's the best tool out there if you have several clients, several businesscity sites or any other types of site which ask for automation in bulk. But it also has some cons which I would like to include in my review.


    Pros:
    > Once you learn how to use it, it's fully automated and all what you need to do is sit back and look at your rankings going up
    > Includes several sources of backlinks, from .edu links, high pr comments, blog networks to bookmarking and other, high quality, services.
    > You can personalize your campaign - which is good.
    > It's perfect if you are handling several clients and want minimal work from your end
    > It gives good results for sites which are in the mid and low competition

    Cons:
    > Above I mentioned "Once you learn how to use it", well, that's the problem. It's not user friendly, at least not for me and my two VA's which handled it after me. You have to watch the tutorial several times to get the most out of this tool. It does not take more then a few days, but I would personally make it more user friendly.
    > I would pump up the customer support. The usual respond rate is within 72h, I would pump it up to 30h.

    The good thing is that OP is offering a 100% refund if you are not satisfied, so go for the first package, try out the tool, see if it will impress you and keep using it if you like it.

    In the meantime, I'm going to renew my subscription with OP ;)
     
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  7. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Thank you guys for the reviews, they're highly appreciated!

    We take Link Emperor extremely seriously and are constantly improving it. It's our baby. So we want to use this thread as an opportunity to get feedback and offer the best customer service you've ever received in the SEO industry.

    We'll take both of these into consideration. We're planning on doing some webinars and probably re-doing the training videos soon to reflect some of the newer features that have come out since they were initially recorded. Since we're always rolling out new changes on the programming side, sometimes they can get outdated but we are working on that.

    Regarding customer service response times, usually it is slower on the weekends since our customer support guy Brett has off those days, but during the week we always give our best effort to send personal responses (not cookie cutter etc) within 24h.

    Finally, Kevin and myself (the owners of the company) will be reading this thread regularly, so feel free to reach out to us with anything at all. We really appreciate the feedback from BHW, because you guys know more about competitive SEO than pretty much anybody out there.

    Thanks again for the kind reviews so far :D

    Bobby
    Co-Founder, LinkEmperor.com
     
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  8. theindiaphile

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    I guess my biggest question/query about the service is How much? I mean I've got three sites up there now multiple kw's and just have no way of know if my current package is enough, or if the next one up would be too much. I would really appreciate some guidance on this...
     
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    REVIEW

    My review from: 04-15-2012, 12:03 PM
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...review-package-linkemperor-2.html#post4129435

    Since then I got hit with the Penguin update.

    Current site rankings:

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    Overall it looks like I had some improvement with yahoo and bing during that time but even with the diverse use of anchors I still got hit by penguin. My ranks were even worse last week. The latest penguin update popped me back up a little bit. I was 500+ for a while.
     
  10. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Hey there! This is always something that I would suggest you send me a support ticket on. I am more than happy to review accounts and make suggestions based on your exact set up. I can be reached Monday - Friday at support@linkemperor.com


    Yours in Service,


    Brett Phillips
    Customer Support Specialist
     
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    Honest Review:

    I was one of the guys who received a free review of this service, I think it was in an amount of $300 of credits or something like that.

    Positives:
    - Very well organized working environment
    - Good keyword analysis tools and tips
    - One of a kind self-driven solutions based service (imagine linkpushing, just with so many more types of back-links)
    - Very easy to setup SEO campaigns and manage them
    - Probably the most time effective SEO solution out there

    Negatives
    - It's very easy to burn out the credits "for nothing" if you do not watch the tutorials closely and try to target too many long tail keywords.
    - Service providers do not risk their own reputation - just the reputation of the provider - LinkEmperor. That's why the level of service providers is very, very low... (Such as you get 300 microbloging backlinks, and all the URLs and the Titles are exactly the same, or you get 100 bookmarks with exactly the same title, description and anchor text...). Not to mention, the spinning quality is very low at all the providers I tried for my credits.

    Conclusion:
    This LinkEmperor is a great concept, which if it worked as provides most likely imagine could be among the prime players on the whole SEO market. However, it's very hard from my point of view to ensure the quality of the services in this concept, as well as to ensure that the credits will be automatically (or even manually) allocated the right way...

    Anyway, the providers are very nice guys from a point of view of a communication and I believe that one day this will become what it can become (the potential is there definitely) and then I'll be a buyer for sure.
     
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  12. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Kikerinka,

    Thanks for the detailed review. I'd just like to make a few things clear in response to the negatives you mentioned:

    I'm not sure what you mean "for nothing", but if you're unsure about the way you've set it up, just send an email to support@linkemperor.com before you go live and ask for a review to see if you've set things up optimally. Brett will take a look at your account and give you feedback. It can take some experimentation to get things set up the way you'd like, but once it is set up, it's a great feeling to be hands-free.

    Also, I remember there was some kind of a bug with the free trials building links too quickly last month, but we fixed that as soon as we got support tickets on it, so it shouldn't happen again. Sorry about that.

    There's really no way to properly answer this without going into detail, so I'm going to do my best to lay it all out here.

    First off, the spinning itself is done on our end, not by the providers, and we send the order out to them with spintax prepared. If you had an issue with a blast that came back improperly spun, let us know about it and we'll be happy to refund you the blast(s) in addition to our contacting the link building provider to see what the problem was. But if there is some kind of a categorical issue you have with the way we're spinning things, this is something that we'd like to know about, and would be easy to fix on our end.

    But one of the biggest values that comes with Link Emperor is our ability to check the quality of the blasts you're receiving. We've worked with a massive amount of link building providers (we've ordered over 100 million links this year!), and quality can vary wildly even among established services like many of the guys who advertise on this forum.

    That fact caused us to spend a ridiculous amount of time creating an algorithm that rates the quality of a link building provider, in order to give us the ability to order more from better providers and less from worse. When our customers don't get results, we get cancellations. So that's our #1 priority.

    If a provider's quality drops too low, we'll automatically reject their submissions and if this happens too often, we delete their service entirely. In the past month we actually cleaned house and got rid of a bunch of services that were causing us issues, which has really improved the overall stats.

    Here are the major factors that currently go into the algorithm:
    - Average delivery time
    - Cost per *successfully delivered* link in an absolute sense (we scrape all links and don't count failures in our metrics)
    - Anchor text diversity (how many anchor texts can they accept per blast, more is always better)
    - # of duplicate URLs (mainly for comment-type blasts, i.e. how often do they re-use the same URLs)
    - # of duplicate domains (how much are they harvesting new sites, how big is their list if you keep ordering from them)
    - # of duplicate IPs
    - how many of their links come back un-anchored or as a partial failure if they're ordered as anchored

    This all builds up to an adjusted cost per link, which determines how much business they receive, and it makes quite a difference in their weekly paycheck. So to say that their reputation is not on the line, in our opinion, is a non-entity. Their paycheck is on the line, and after building so many links this year, we can confidently say that we do have a high link quality in the factors that matter.

    We are also constantly improving these metrics. Right now we're working on incorporating the mozrank of each link, which will really shake things up :)

    So anyway, if you've ever done a large amount of link building yourself, you'll realize that new sites have to be harvested constantly or your lists begin to go stale. This causes weekly changes in list quality, and our providers will often go from being #1 to #4 and back again over the course of a few weeks, which means their paycheck goes from being very nice to very small if they can't keep up.

    When we were working with some of the larger providers, we had no way to guarantee the quality of their blasts, which is why we now only work with providers that are willing to compete over quality on our terms. They like it because they don't have to do any marketing or customer service, they just have to be extremely good at providing a quality product. This keeps their costs low.

    By the way, if anybody reading this is interested in making money building links with us, here's the quick application: http://www.linkemperor.com/link-building-partner-program

    I hope that helps explain things from our side. If you ever have any issues at all with link quality, managing your credits or anything, just submit a ticket and we'll do our best to solve the issue.

    Bobby
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    Customer Support - 10/10
    Link Diversity - 9.5/10

    Amazing service & VERY Reasonably priced. Hassle Free and Definitely recommended for All Serious IM'ers.

    I must mention that this is the first time, that all your SEO efforts are just actually to minimum .
    Very Easy to Follow Guides and The Services Saves Me a TON of time.

    Set up your campaigns, order blasts, schedule stuff, get reports before promised dates and track your Analytics. Link Emperor possibly takes us one step Closer to the FUTURE OF SEO.

    I very much use it myself and would recommend you to as well, unless you want to waste your time, ordering different services from different places, asking them for delivery, checking reports, WHEN you should actually be working on content and making strategies to make your sites/business bigger.
     
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    Link Emperor service is the best one i have ever used until now. It is only recommended for people that know what they do with their SEO cause this is so powerful that you can do harm instead.

    For example I did not do everything exactly as the tutorials said and I ended up spending 90k credits to a single keyword and a bad article I had for testing... Well mistakes can happen! you have to be careful with some toys.

    Congrats to the OP though for this excellent service.
     
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    Sent You Pm Regarding more Info about Link Purchasing API
     
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    This is very innovative service, can someone share the results or actual differences after using this?
     
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    Hey @iSynergy Media,

    Thanks for your message and sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I have been out for the Memorial Day weekend and am trying to get through tickets as fast as possible. I sent you a link to the page on the site that includes the details for the Link Building API. If there are any other specific questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail me or PM me through the system.

    Thanks for your interest and hope I can answer all your questions!


    Yours in Service,


    Brett Phillips
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  18. GangsterProfit

    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Hey @royalreturns,

    Thanks for your message. I think there are some great reviews from actual customers above. I find that most people are very protective of their sites and their ranking data. I would highly encourage you to check out the reviews and send any questions you might have in to our support desk and I can answer them.

    Brett :)
     
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    You should consider offering review packages
     
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    GangsterProfit Junior Member

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    Hey @Taktical,

    Thanks for your post. We actually ran a different thread which gave away 10 review packages. You can see a lot of their feedback and reviews above in this thread.

    Brett :)
     
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