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Killer SEO services? Too easy to be true?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LotteryBond, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. LotteryBond

    LotteryBond Registered Member

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    From looking on the services forum on the good reviews the SEO offers are getting, its kind of hard to imagine that ordering 5 x random SEO services wouldn't bring success immediately. It just seems to be easy and it feels like purchasing money with less money.

    What am I missing here?
     
  2. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    You're not missing anything. It really depends on the keyword your targeting. If you're targeting "insurance", a single service is definitely not going to get you on page 1. But for other less competitive keywords, a mix of services can definitely get you up there. Look at it like any business; outsourcing. Why sit there for hours and build links when you can outsource it?

    I don't build any links, myself. All outsourced. Tried doing it myself; just takes too much time.
     
  3. dotcomdesigns

    dotcomdesigns Power Member

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    Yep it does bring success. I've used services on here to get a very competitive term in spot 3 on G. It's cost me in the region of $500 but it's worked so far. And to be honest I would never have been able to do it myself. It won't end there either as I'll be buying these services on a regular basis too.

    If you're after a medium to difficult phrase you're going to have to outsource unless you have a lot of seo tools or a lot of time.
     
  4. SuperLinks

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    It's about setting your expectations correctly and understanding the good ol' adage, "You get what you pay for."

    First, the expectations need to be set. We live in an instantaneous world where we get just about everything we want the second we want it. Want to check your email? Now you've got an iPad, iPhone, and your computer letting you know the latest emails. Want to run a PPC campaign? You can get setup and running in minutes.

    Throw all of that out the window with SEO. It isn't instantaneous and takes time to build your trust with the search engines. If it didn't you'd see a much more convoluted Google, one that people really would hate and not trust.

    Again....

    Give your SEO campaign time AND don't cheap out when purchasing services

    IF you build a solid foundation of links and let those links age a bit, while creating some kick ass content for your niche, you'll dominate the search engines.

    But, if you think throwing some junk spun content, mashed together with poorly designed link wheels and Fiverr gigs will get you to the top, then think again.
     
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  5. SilverQwerty

    SilverQwerty Newbie

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    This. Essentially, you really want to A- Realize that no matter the media, it is no more than a tool while you are the carpenter. You decide how well the tool is used, and the benefits you will reap from how you use it, and B- You need to set proper goals for yourself. Don't try to be an overachiever- Be a realist.
     
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  6. mrpega

    mrpega Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I second that..Patience is really a virtue in the game of SEO..not holding your horses would do more harm than good.

    When I had the temptation to do aggressive backlinking to my new sites, I would divert my attention to other stuff like keyword research or writing content instead. And it works out pretty well especially with the current SEO climate.
     
  7. wokaka

    wokaka Senior Member

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    Totally depends on the competition mate. If you are looking for a highly competitive keyword, you need thousands of dollar before seeing yourself in top 3, and sometimes it just take too long, really..
     
  8. Georgi

    Georgi Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It depends for what you're trying to rank .. but like SuperLinks said it takes time and efforts to rank ..
     
  9. LotteryBond

    LotteryBond Registered Member

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    Effort must be the problem of the SEO guys, since I just order what ever looks the best. Time also doesnt matter, as long as I reach goal and I selected the words that I need and they actually rank well. But it still seems like an easy steal....