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Is HideMyAss a complete waste of time ...

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by slybear, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. slybear

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    ... or does it have some value in some less than critical applications.
     
  2. pro007

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    It VPN services , you can use anyother country IPs with this software .
     
  3. innozemec

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    it does great job for certain types of activities, but for fb/google/youtube.. it is useless as all its IPs are overused at those services..
     
  4. SEO_Alchemy

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    Good for scraping article directories. Also works great for certain submission softwares. I use it as a backup for anytime my other proxy services might have issues. It's cheap enough to just always have on hand. But you can forget about using for Facebook/Twitter/YouTube/Google .... and quite honestly, that's not what the service is for.
     
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    You wont be able to create working PPC accounts using HMA at either Adwords, Bing, Facebook, since most of their IP's are spammed to death.
     
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    HideMyAss is not so bad, it makes you very slow sometimes but overall 70/100 marks to HMA
     
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    Any alternatives to HMA that have many ip from different location in USA? You need many different location to avoid detection from FB. It is getting harder nowadays
     
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    those proxies are just milked dry
     
  9. slybear

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    Thamks guys. Tells me all I need to know. As the Brits would say "horses for courses" ... works well for what is suited to and not at all for the rest.
     
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    I have been using Hide My Ass for a while (also xRumer purposes), but I do digg this software as vpn. I got caught once I used it to submit links to websites.
    So you can use the HMA for personal use...
     
  11. PieRated_GFX

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    IMHO, HMA is totally worthless -_- But so are maximum VPN/Proxys. Which is why it is always awesome to have a paid VPN :)
     
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    I like using HMA for jumping on different linkedin accounts for spamming ;)
     
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    its good for article directories and article submitters. however it wont work with the google, facebook and other social networking sites. Also honestly its not whats its designed for.
     
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    VPN is not always safe and good for BlackHat SEO activities. You need to buy Dedicated Elite Premium Proxies for the best results.
     
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    i use HMA for checking CPA offer landingpages that only show in specific countries.
     
  16. Free Man

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    You can use Tor browser as a free option to get random IP, depending on what you need it could work. I'm using HMA all the time, mostly for youtube, not seeing issues for what i do (mass uploading)
     
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    eventhough it takes too much time to load a webpage using HMA, but it never fail to open blocked site on my office.
     
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    Works great for anything but marketing. Just my opinion. I use it when I want to surf the web in public locations like coffee shops.