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Should I spend $25,000 to buy 6500 backlinks?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by newbieseo123, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. newbieseo123

    newbieseo123 Newbie

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    I currently have a domain that is in the pet vertical that gets 450,000 Google visitors a month. It is a blog.

    I sell a pet ebook, which is how I make all of my money which is on the homepage of my domain.

    My main blog page is domain.com/blog/ and on that page I link to 750 blog posts that I have wrote over the last 3 years.

    My domain has a bit more than 5000 backlinks all natural. My main blog page has around 400 backlinks.

    I have an option to buy out one of my competitors for $25,000 and they only get 4000 Google visitors a month. They used to get over 100,000 visitors years ago, but their content is shit. Short 300 word articles. Their domain is over 10 years old and has 6500 backlinks. Their DA is a bit higher than mine (mine is in the low 60s and theirs is in the mid 60s).

    Because most of my search traffic comes from my blog posts, I am thinking of taking my competitors domain and 301 redirecting it to my /blog page as their main site is just a blog. This would cause my blog page to get 6500 extra links.

    Do you think my traffic would go up a lot? If you had to take a guess what would you say? And how long would it take to see results?

    Is it worth buying the site and even redirecting?
     
  2. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Would rather pay someone to do SEO for me, especially for such a high quantity of money.
     
  3. peterhuko

    peterhuko Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I am no expert but I agree with spectrejoe. Spend that money on promoting your own site, you can achieve more with it.
     
  4. BigLeague

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    Don't jump to conclusion - you could corner the pet e-book market.

    Dog whisperer did the same thing back in the day. You could do same with your elephants.
     
  5. knowing25

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    Not worth if you buy it only to redirect to your links, there is better way to spent $25k to grow your main website.
     
  6. newbieseo123

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    To clarify I rank on page 1 (middle and bottom) for a lot of my terms as well as page 2 and page 3. I don't have tons of number 1 rankings, but I have a lot of top 10 and top 20 rankings.
     
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    If it was me I would not do it. A lot better things you could spend your money on.
     
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    301 from a site with 4000 traffic? You would be lucky to get 2000 traffic from it after redirecting every page to a new page on your site.
     
  9. jacker818

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    Has 2 posts and claims hes gonna drop 25k on backlinks.. Yeah Sure buddy wakeup.
     
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    Hi,

    Everyone has to start somewhere. Don't judge someone's wallet by the number of posts here. In the past, when I used to write content regularly for bhw members, I encountered lot of good clients (will less than 10 posts ) who used to overpay me. I was amazed by how well they were doing with their websites.
     
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  11. newbieseo123

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    Never said they have 2 posts. They have thousands, they are just short and low quality.
     
  12. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That member was actually referring to your post (message) count.
     
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    jacker818 Power Member

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    I'm talking about your account on BHW buddy.
     
  14. KraftyKyle

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    Depending on how much you're making, I'd do it. Did he make you that offer or did you make him that offer? It could probably be negotiated to less. If you get it I wouldn't redirect it, I would run his site while adding quality content and run two "brands" side by side.
     
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    Yes bro you have to spend $25k. On serious note you can buy 30 links from top authority sites with that budget, you will get worldwide exposure and traffic. I am talking about forbes etc.