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Purchased an SEO package here? Regret it?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by lhd333, Jun 14, 2016.

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Have you ever purchased a heavily promoted SEO package from BHW?

Poll closed Jul 14, 2016.
  1. Yes

    66.7%
  2. No

    33.3%
  1. lhd333

    lhd333 Newbie

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    Hi everyone:

    For the most part, I've been a lurker on BHW but every now and again, I get an email about some SEO promotion that is supposed to rank me quickly and without consequence.

    I just wanted to get a poll from those of you who ever bought one of these big promoted SEO packages (sold here at BHW) and give your honest feedback after the experience ended.

    1. Did your site start tanking when you stopped the service?
    2. Did your site get penalized at some point?
    3. Was there anything about their strategy that you believe is risky?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. ThatSEO

    ThatSEO Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've also been a lurker and tested a few deals from this site and not once have I gone 'wow, this is a goos service'

    Although more time consuming, its better to use tools and your head!

    Some of the tools on this site are pretty decent but the 'SEO' - Nah, sorry but thats just my thoughts, Anything automated that pushes this or pyramids that is tosh really
     
  3. JokerSEO

    JokerSEO Power Member

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    You just gotta do your research. There are a lot of below-par services on here, but also a lot of gems as well. Just got to know what you are looking for and do some research before hitting the "buy" button.
     
  4. mickyfu

    mickyfu Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There is only one person for me to do my SEO, and that is Jennifer.
     
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  5. lhd333

    lhd333 Newbie

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    The problem is that with the forum format, you have to hope people will come back with reviews after some time has passed. It's hard to trust the reviews that are often plastered into the opening post.

    I'm looking for real world reviews after some time has passed. Horror stories if they are warranted.

    I'm unaware of people posting bad reviews.
     
  6. Zevoltai

    Zevoltai Senior Member

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    Purchased two of the most highly reviewed Public Blog Networks on BHW recently, one month after the other. I was stuck at the bottom of page 1 to page 4 for some highly competitive, lucrative keywords. I was at a limit with how far I could push it with citations, 100% hand-written web 2.0s, video/image/audio, and my own niche targeted but low power PBNs.

    Got hit by an unnatural links message in WMT last week after an initial spike in rankings. Not sure which one tripped it, but that REALLY sucked. I worked on that site for a year and had over 350k words of content. It was bringing in $300-600 a month with average main keyword rankings of ~#10-20.
     
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  7. yugejackpots

    yugejackpots BANNED BANNED

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    When BHW sends us their link gigs, they're not sending their brightest. They're sending high TAT's, some low quality domains, and I assume, some that are good.

    For the most part, unfortunately, I don't trust BHW gigs, although I'm sure there are a few good ones. Build your own PBN.
     
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    Who is Jennifer? Does she have an SEO post on here?
     
  9. Dagreyon

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    Search CEOSam here on BHW. She is the #1 SEO Dime Piece SEOer. Oh, she also does stock photography...
    /sarcasm
     
  10. lhd333

    lhd333 Newbie

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    Sorry to hear about this.

    These are the kinds of warnings I'm looking for (and I'm sure a lot of people worry about as well).

    Did you get these WMT alerts after you stopped paying for the service? Did the seller offer a solution or a refund?
     
  11. lhd333

    lhd333 Newbie

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    If I knew how to, I would. But thanks for the feedback.
     
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    If you know exactly what you will be getting for the money you spend on services, it should work for you.
     
  13. MikeyMikey13

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    you was just before the money :( hope it recovers
     
  14. AleeGS

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    I only purchase spam packages (xrumer, gsa, scrapebox, blogposts), if you know what you're doing then you can rank any medium-low (not very high) comp keyword
     
  15. patomica

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    There were some SEO packs that worked for me, and didn't work for me. But mostly the packages i bought worked on my niche
     
  16. xplosiv

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    I bought one of those massive link packages with cool graphics and "diversity" (we've all seen it and its extremely popular). Well the links were ass, completely unrelated websites which is not bad in themselves... BUT they were shite. I even ended up disavowing a bunch of them on top of the links that got deleted by mods shortly after.

    Second time I bought PBN package with soam and extremely high OBLs even when the seller promised obls of 10-20.

    Since then I do my own SEO by hand and use Bhw services for tier 2 only. There needs to he a proper rating system so it doesn't become like WF.
     
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    I've purchased GSA packages from here and Fiverr and always had bad luck with spammed out lists/dead targets.

    Bought GSA and Scrapebox a week ago and couldn't be happier. I love having full control of my link tiers and filter out shitty sites (well do my best at least).
     
  18. Blackatech

    Blackatech Registered Member

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    Well this thread is a bit disheartening, I purchased an SEO service from BHW marketplace, its pretty high rated from other reviews, I still have not received my report its about 5 days past the TAT. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ I would literally be the only one posting something negative in the thread if i mentioned it . I been looking at one of sarkark21 packages... but now i am wondering ..... -.-
     
  19. Michael25

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    Rather hire straight some SEO services than buy those package unless you already know lot of stuffs about how to improve your website
     
  20. JabbaTheHutt

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    I think everything depends on how do you use these SEO packages. Reviews is not something you can relay on. A SEO package might work great for chum & burn site but not for a long term site. You don't see in most reviews they mention for what kind of projects they used it. Also Can't relay on old reviews either. What worked few months ago might not work now. Only way to figure what works for you is testing whatever the service which looks promising for your project

    Another thing is I don't think anyone should use SEO packages for their money sites unless its chum and burn type. It's always better have a buffer site / Web 2.0 for that. A pain in ass but it saves too much trouble in long run. Some sort of risk is always there nothing comes with 100 safety. I never use Link packages for my money sites.

    There are many experienced Service providers here who have created some solid SEO packages. I have seen they get blame unfairly from those who used these services and when got tanked. I think it's fair to say buyer to understand the risk and also when and where to use.

    Even if you have your own tools same rules apply. Few years back I bought GSA and happily did some link blasts to few blogger blogs. With next few months all got slapped with penalties and de-indexed. Not GSA's fault. I used it like an idiot ..