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Outsourcing backlinks

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by poppahorse, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. poppahorse

    poppahorse Newbie

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    Hi all, first post :) So I work for a company that specialises in web development. We don't usually have the time to devote to backlinking campaigns and as such usually outsource it.

    One of the companies we use outsources it as well, and there we thought the chain ended, but we have recently found out that they outsource it too, and this got me interested. Having found a lot of the backlinks in question, english is obviously not their first language, so chances are its being outsourced multiple times, probably ending up with some dude in India being paid 2 pence a link.

    Now the company we use don't come cheap, and they claim all their links are high relevancy and quality trusted sources etc (as all SEO people seem to claim). But again, having found a bunch of the links, some were actually on no follow blog comments (useless), and the majority were on random sites / blogs / forums with absolutely zero relevancy to our campaigns, and lost amongst 2000 odd other similar 'blatant backlink comments'

    Now my question is, are there any genuine SEO companies out there that do it themselves and strive for quality results? Because SEO isn't quantifiable, and results are generally held behind a curtain of mystery, I feel like a lot of supposed SEO 'experts' can get away with saying / charging anything. Does virtually the entire backlinking demand in the world end up on some 'cheap as chips' SEO monkey's desk? If you pay for quality that's what you expect, if this doesn't seem to exist then should we just just cut out all the middle men and go direct to these people on the cheap?

    As previously stated, we usually outsource this service genuinely because we don't have the time to do it ourselves. Though don't you expect dedicated SEO companies to actually get their hands dirty and do it themselves?

    This forum is obviously set up for people that want to be intuitive and get results, and from experience I know such communities are an absolute wealth of knowledge, hence me joining up and asking this question. So BHW, what say you? :D
     
  2. poppahorse

    poppahorse Newbie

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    thanks for all the PM's trying to sell me your services, was more looking for a bunch of replies to restore my faith and say 'No! We do it all ourselves, quality is the key' etc :p

    can a handful of quality, crafted, relevant links do the job and more of the masses of links I could buy for $50-100?

    anyone?
     
  3. xthoms

    xthoms Regular Member

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    Hi,

    I suggest you go to the BST section and look for high PR link sales threads. It is more costly, but also more effective than just masses and masses of low quality links. There you can also ask them for certain things like niche, or PR above 1/2/3 and they will of course provide you with a report. Otherwise you'll need to contact some of the members that are already earning a lot with their own sites and make them do the backlinking/link wheels or whatever works.
     
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  4. halfpoint

    halfpoint Regular Member

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    It depends.

    The very best link you could get would be a PR9 contextual home page link on a page that was super relevant to your keyword with no other outbound links.

    Now, obviously you're going to have a hard time getting such a link but if you try and get as close to that as possible (Look for high PR links, look for contextual links etc.) you're going to be heading in the right direction.
     
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    There are a lot of providers on here that offer SEO services and are hands on... some of those guys are outstanding... rummage through the services section and read some of the threads to get a fee for the kind of guy/company you are looking to work with and I am sure you'll find someone that fits the bill.
     
  6. pirondi

    pirondi Power Member

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    When you try to outsource something that you dont understand what is,you are playng with your luck.

    The first step for outsource,is understand what you want to outsource ?

    It is not like i will pay $ for some guy make links...this is not so simply,there is type of links,power of links,etc.

    If you dont know this,you will need to have luck.

    It is not hard to understand the basic of link building,read some books like backlinks hydra.

    Understand what is Forum profiles,Blog spam,Blog networks,Home page backlinks,bookmarks,Directory links..

    What is the best method ? forum profiles is good but you will need pr1+ sites to have some value..and you will need at least 1k links for results in low keywords... etc..

    Blog networks ? How much blogs they have ? What is the page rank of the domains ? What is the index rate ? etc..

    This kind of knowledge will make you to have sucess or not...