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How to use GSA properly, need help

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by virtuwebhost, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. virtuwebhost

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    Hi,

    I am fairly new to SEO. I have a new domain that I want to rank which is recently indexed. Now I am creating web 2.0 as well as article submission. To the best of knowledge we shouad not use GSA directly on main website. So shouad I do GSA blast on back links (web 2.0 + article sites)? How many back links do I need? Any help / suggestion please . . .


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  2. W9go

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    i just let GSA run 24/7 ....... you can't really put a total of links you want in there. you can just limit how many a day.
     
  3. Ding Dong

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    Hi Mate,

    There is no definition of how many links are safe!

    Concentrate on social media as an initial step for link building.

    How many backlinks is not important, you have to think about the quality of the links.

    You can use GSA blast for tier2 and tier3 link building, for tier 2 you can blast with some wikis, profiles and web2.0, for tier 3 blast with blog comments and guestbooks.

    Case Study : ranking a website using GSA
     
  4. issorc

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    This Case Study is already 2 years old now, would be far more interesting to see something which is more up to date.
     
  5. virtuwebhost

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    What I am asking is how many Tier 1 link I need in general before I run GSA on it. I mean approx 100 or 1000 or something else.
     
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    Sometimes you can rank with just 1 link, or no links.

    Before you start working on the external SEO (links, social media) make sure the site ranks to lower pages without any links. You might hit page 3 or so, but you then have a measure to compare once you start building links.
     
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  7. casperl

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    Why don't we use blog comments in tier 1? And why don't we use profiles and web2.0 for tier 2? So why do you put those specifically into one tier instead of using them for both tiers?
     
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    You have to understand the difference between, you can use & you should use.

    I have faced manual actions by using GSA blast for tier1.

     
  9. Jason Bradbury

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    Use gsa blasts on tier two or brlow
     
  10. casperl

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    Sorry if I am misunderstood.
    So you suggest using wikis, profiles and web2.0 for tier 2 because you think that they are less riskier than blog comments and guestbooks.
     
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    IMO better to avoid auto tool for SEO, particularly after the update from last November.
     
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    A broad sweeping statement on one of the most complex tools out there.....always helpful......

    Could you link me to any evidence that social media helps?

    I still think the tool can be used on Tier one but just not for ranking purposes, if you need to diversify anchor texts then it has its uses.

    Exactly this. Or maybe even work backwards to make sure your keywords and on page are on point as they are steps one and two. Too many people jump right in to backlinks and thats step three in my oppinion.

    In my opinion there is no point in using blog comments or guestbooks anymore, they are far too risky to use on your T1 and they don't help with indexing much anymore as I explain in my case study here.

    Pretty sure Penguin 4 was September/October but SER defo took a big hit from it, the method I used to use is gone completely.

    As said, there is no exact count for the number of backlinks required, how are you making the web 2.0s? If it is with SER then you are wasting your time as I explain in my case study here. It might also be an idea to read my ultimate guide to SER here to help understand the tool better along with some of the SER guides on my blog.
     
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    I am sorry to ruin anyones party, but you are a bit late with the GSA to be honest. Like 2 years late basically.

    GSA links won't do crap for you. They are nice for some tier 2 diversity and all, but that's the best they can do. Most of them won't even get indexed and the ones that do get indexed will not provide almost any linkjuice. Considering the benefit that GSA brings nowadays, it's absolutely not worth the costs. Licenses, VPS, proxies, content spinner, premium list etc etc. Definitely not worth the bother. For those money you are better off ordering some cheaper PBN posts as tier 2.
     
  14. redrays

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    OP, of the replies you've received so far this is the one to focus on.

    A chunk of the costs you mention are one-time fees (licenses, content spinner maybe), and the rest add up to ~$200 / mo for a good setup. I've been running tests on minisites / parasites for the past month, and I'm able to rank somewhat competitive long tail keywords. These links are probably about as juicy as cheap pbn posts - how do you think those are being powered up anyway? :) - at a much lower cost.

    Edit: just to clarify, when I say rank I'm talking in the 30s-40s so far. No idea if it's possible to actually *get meaningful traffic* using SER on T1, and if Shaun can't do it then probably not, but these kind of results do suggest the links have some juice and are valuable on T2.
     
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  15. traditionz

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    Build a good amount of tier 1 links and index them first, mostly contextuals. Then see how you rank before building tier 2s.
     
  16. Nargil

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    I had been using GSA ever since it came out. I alone have 3 licenses, so please, don't patronize me. :)

    Also, "ranking" longtail keyword on 30th - 40th position is no ranking at all. And for $200 a month, which is a considerable price for a newbie like OP, you are better off with bought links for the tier 2. And I can assure you, that unless you are buying super massive shit links, then they are not powered by GSA.

    Yeh and you can get a GSA blast for what, $10, $20 tops here? For $200 a month which you would spend on it, you can rather get 10-20 outsourced blasts and don't even have to put in work to do it correctly. Makes absolutely no sense to spend money on doing the GSA link building yourself. Whether effect or cost wise.
     
  17. casperl

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    What about using social bookmarking and similar features of GSA in drip feed mode for a forum? If I build one social bookmark per URL per day, I assume that I can see long term positive effects. I did not try this. Just asking.

    I would like to mention one disadvantage of buying PBN links from marketplace. As far as I see, they won't last much. I guess those PBN blogs are replaced in a year due to deindexing (because they are easy targets for G after selling links)
     
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    Mate, all of that is so 2013 :)

    And do you expect your GSA links to last longer than those marketplace links?
     
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    I think you are right about buying GSA but the problem is I already have it. I bought it in 2012/2013 and never used it :) I am trying to find a safe way to utilize it now...

    And the problem with those services is that they don't support drip feeding properly (any service that can give me 1-2 unique bookmarks per day?)