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Selling links to make extra money

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by after_shox, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. after_shox

    after_shox Newbie

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    So selling links not the most revolutionary idea in SEO but seems like it may be a way to make some extra cash without being held to whims of every google update. I actually got the idea when a few seo agencies asked buy posts on blogs I was trying to rank on G (and failed), I actually made more from guest post sales than I ever did from affiliate traffic.

    So buying domains with PR and adding site/design/content not hard but I think most people look at the other SEO signals like TF from majestic and DA/PA from Moz, total ref domains etc - building these up may be harder. Buying links from other sites/PBNs probably not going to be economical but maybe something like GSA/Standard BH VPS tools could have a positive effect?

    Ideally if I crack the formula for these outside signals plus "maybe" rank for a few small terms in competitive niches I could make $75 a month in links sales per site.

    Any ideas/advice appreciated...
     
  2. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    How about building a PBN and selling links from it instead of building niche sites and hoping that SEO agencies would contact you for link purchases? By the way, if you succeed in ranking one of your failed sites, you will make more than ten times what you've made from link sales and that percentage will only increase as the days go by.
     
  3. after_shox

    after_shox Newbie

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    Youd be surprised how much more the agencies will pay for a link on what we would call an "average blog" in the niche they need, $100+ would not be problem.

    Yes you could sell links here as PBN etc but less money more competition. Still thinking about how to get the main metrics up where I need them, probably need some trail and error - could take a while.

    Thanks A
     
  4. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    How would you only make $75/month if the average link is worth $100?

    At any rate what you're talking about is an "authority site" essentially. Not a CNN huge one, but evidently for your niche a pretty good one. You can sell these just like PBNs, right here on BHW. There are TONS of sellers doing just that. You could just sell one or two of them access to your site. They charge $100 or whatever to the buyer and then they give you half in exchange for the post. You'll make half the $100, but get TONS more sales. Just watch OBL and be sure not to have every article a sold SEO one with links.
     
  5. rankspire

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    I agree with you here, but the only downside is that excessive link selling through BHW or similar forums can put his site in danger, of course that depends on how hard he is pushing it though.