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[JV] TALENTED SEO guy needed. Bring a website back from penalty for 70%

Discussion in 'Joint Ventures' started by 2DHades, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. 2DHades

    2DHades Power Member

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    Alright guys,

    I had one of my websites penalized recently. The website was reselling social media services such as YouTube views, subscribers, etc. I already have good and very cheap suppliers.
    I was never good at SEO, and probably this is the reason it got penalized. The penalty was kinda strange. 1 day all of a sudden all keywords went from their position to the same position but 5 pages lower. Which means if a KW was ranked at #3 it went to #53 and started dancing. Now most of the keywords are dead, or ranked at places where nobody will see them. The website is not linked to any webmasters account, or analytics (using yandex metrika)

    Last month before the penalty, the website made around $3k in total revenue, while around $2,3k~ was profit. Note that there was one day with a $1k+ revenue, and plenty in the $100-200 range. The website was not ranked too well or anything, but it was converting like crazy at around 8-9% on average. Note that the average conversion rate for ecommerce with google US traffic is around 2%. A conversion rate of 8-9% means that out of every 100 visitors, there are 9 orders on average, and this is why it might be worth it for you to get the site back, and rank it even better perhaps?

    Here is a graph of December 2013 - July 2014 (I don't remember exactly when the penalty happened, but it was around mid July)

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    Costs for running the website:
    - Hosting (preferebly a good one) - $10-30/m
    - Live chat at zopim (while I was online, conversion rates went to 12-13%+) - $15/m

    Work involved in the process:
    - If live chat is on - depends on you.
    - Once an order is received, all you have to do is put it on a panel. The panel I'm using is rock solid, and is not well known on BHW for some reason... (don't PM me for the panel!)
    - Respond to emails from customers.

    Ok here is the deal:

    • As soon as you take the website we start splitting profits at 70%/30% at your favour. Which means if today we generate $10 profit, you get $7 out of it. (there are still a few orders here and there from loyal clients)
    • You run the hosting, and use YOUR PayPal account in order to make your life easier.
    • The domain remains in my account in case you decide to do funny bussiness at some point.
    • Gudelines and good practices will be explained so you get plenty of repetitive customers (which happens a lot!)
    • You also get a Facebook fanpage with 12k fans, and ~13k followers. All fake, maybe a few real ones
    • An email list of ~353 subscribers. 90%+ of them are buyers. The email list is in mailchimp and there is no cost for sending broadcast emails (you have to pay for autoresponder).
    • Since you will be getting all the payments, I'm ok with weekly payments to me. Costs are also splited at 30/70, but unless I can cover my 30% from the profit, do not expect any further investments from me. This means you will have to cover the initial costs you might have.
    • All articles are 100% unique, most of them written by Natasha Nixon's team. THere are also plenty of unpublished unique content articles. All product images are also unique. Proper onpage SEO have been done (following phpbuilt's guide on the forum).

    Requirements:
    • I understand that guys who are already making money might not be really interested in the offer, so I'm looking for talented and highly ambitious individuals who are not making enough, but believe they have what it takes to get the website back. I know there are plenty of guys around here who are CRAZY about SEO. This is your chance
    • You have enough money to keep paying the hosting, and enough knowledge to make the transfer.
    • Not a requrement, but any previous experience would be nice.
    • Send me a PM with more details about you, and your work. 2-3 liners will be ignored. URL will be provided via PM.

    More Info about the site:


    • CMS: Wordpress - Woocommerce
    • 8-9% average conversion rate. HIGH POTENTIAL!
    • Most of the items on the store have 100%+ ROI. Which means if we sell something for $5, we usually buy it around $2-2,50 or lower.
    • LOTS of repetitive business clients.
    • Most customers are Gamers, general YouTubers, Beauty Vloggers,
    • High potential for exploring markets like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (already have articles for this kind of products)
    • HIGHLY brandable domain, you can sell literally anything with this domain. You can include multiple IM services like design, SEO, etc...
    • The main website was on a subdomain. The plan was to build a different shop for every subdomain. The graph above is from the youtube shop, there is also a twitter shop that is completed, and plenty of articles for the FB and IG shops.
    • Rock solid panel with great support for easier business.

    Ask questions in the thread. URL will only be provided in PM. Please do not contact me regarding this over Skype. I have 35+ people who I have to answer first, so you might want to ask questions in the thread, or via PM.

    I hope I can find somebody talented here, and make some money together! Good luck everybody!

    P.S. Support in marketing will be provided. It is possible to do media buying which holds great potential if done right.
     
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    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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  3. phirex

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    Ok, since your conversion rate is pretty high, did you try a PPC campaign? whats the CPC for the main keywords you are targetting?
     
  4. dandan594594

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    Have you thought about cloning the site and 301'ing, starting seo anew? That would be much more simple and cost effective.
     
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  5. 2DHades

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    The website is selling youtube views and stuff, Adwords is not exactly an option. Also I have plenty of other stuff on my head to deal with the site at this point. Media buying might be possible through FB and some other channels, however, never got the time to deal with that.

    I'm not an SEO guy, also I do believe that for this strategy I will need fresh content? I was always interested in marketing, conversions, paid traffic, etc. This project was a distraction for me.

    Also, I would like to provide a chance for somebody talented in BHW
     
  6. 2DHades

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    BUMP.

    Please note that Google is not the only option for traffic generation. There are other forums than BHW, where you can easily sell all of our inventory to people interested.
     
  7. Xoshua

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    I'm interested. I can give my hand to help for offline marketing advice. Feel free to PM me here or skype.
     
  8. 2DHades

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    At this point I'm only interested to give the site to somebody who can manage it and get 70% out of it.

    I had PLENTY OF CLIENTS on my local gym, so definitely offline/local marketing is also an option. But once again, I don't have the time for this now. Let me know.
     
  9. JournoNick

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    Hey there, I'll add you on skype to discuss further.
     
  10. 2DHades

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    LAST CHANCE TO GET THE SITE AT 75%/25% ---> 75% FOR YOU!

    Soon the hosting will expire, and I will delete the site. Plenty of people contacted me, but nobody showed real interest. If you are knowledgeable about SEO, have enough brain to serve customers, you can easily make $1k++/m if you manage to get it back.
     
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    pxoxrxn Supreme Member

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    You wont necessarily need fresh content. Its worth a try before giving up.

    Is it on shared hosting of VPS? If its on a vps it will take 10 seconds to change the domain name.
     
  12. 2DHades

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    I was working on different projects for a long time, and this was the only project I didn't really enjoy. Im ready to dump it if nobody comes to take it. However, thanks to everybody who came up with an advice (Also thx Skype friends).
     
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    Send me more info mate. Did something similar recently (resurrecting a site), though every site varies.

    Thanks.
     
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    Resurrecting sites is way easier than what it seems.

    Its basically transferring all the juice from the tanked domain to the new domain. In my opinion it can be done with the htaccess 301 redirect as follows:

    Domain.com/a gets redirected to
    NewDomain.com/a

    May seem complicated but its 5-10 lines at most.

    And if the content wasn't the cause of it being penalized, i would use the same without any problem.

    Any way, i can get the job done for you. Sending you a pm.
     
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    Send me all info . Keyword ranking data + how and when site started losing ranks ( rank graphs).

    -=-
     
  16. 2DHades

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    The guy who initially wanted to take the site, and whom I gave 2+ weeks to make a transfer, failed to do so.

    Last chance to take it until I go to sleep for today, which is in about ~12 hours from this moment.