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Submitting to 100's of Directories

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MaxTucker, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. MaxTucker

    MaxTucker Regular Member

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    I have an authority site that gets 8k or so uniques per week. It is also my main moneysite and brings in quite a bit. The problem is I am currently outranked by one of my competitors. The competitor has pretty shoddy SEO he is only ahead because his sites years older than mine and was the first to jump into my niche. Furthemore Yahoo finance links directly to my competitor site.

    I have been using Scrapebox quite a bit to push msyelf up in the rankings and it is working very well. However, I want to rank for some more competitive keywords. Today I saw service here on BHW for directory submission to several thousand directories. If my link suddenly appears in 2k directories could I get trapped in the Google dance and disappear from the front page for a while? Could I get banned entirely?

    Right now I am thinking I am best off getting directory submissions as opposed to xrummer blasts as I rather not taint my moneysite.
     
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    Directory's these days hold as much value for serps as the cheese in my fridge!

    Get a good xrumer blast, with pr sorted and no shit and your job done
     
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  3. MaxTucker

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    Fair enough..... I thought 2k backlinks would help. Anyway you know more than me so I will take your word for it.

    Can't an xrummer blast of my moneysite come back to haunt me though? I maybe get stuck in the Google dance.
     
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    use xrumer .. hehehehe :sgrin:
     
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  5. MaxTucker

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    Ok, thanks.

    More pointedly I should ask.... would an xrummer blast to a authority site which holds on of the top 5 spots in Goolge for a lot of the competitive niche related keywords and gets 8k uniques per week have the possibility of going badly i.e. Google dance and falling off search engines entirely for several weeks? Or does that happen mostly to new sites.

    Also would it be wiser to just go ahead and xrummer blast a buffer web 2.0 site which links directly to my moneysite?
     
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    So you would blast 2k links to directory's but not 2k links with Xrumer?

    Take this scenario :

    You don't focus on link building for three months, then you decide to blast 2k directory's/links = Mr Go-gle thinks hold up a sec that's not natural ill sandbox that naughty webmaster!

    Its not the tools you use, its how you use them!

    Build links and keep doing it, don't go "ill spend the day next week" and then wonder why your hit
     
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  7. MaxTucker

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    Hahaha fair enough, fair enough I am an idiot. I have always had the attitude 'if you want something done throw money at it'

    I totally ignored backlink building but I will start working on it slowly and then ramp it up as time progresses. This way it looks more natural, I will stay away from any xrummer blasts for a few months until I get some natural links built up at a steady rate.

    It is kind of sad, after 4 years online and being an authority site I am lucky if I have 2k backlinks. Thats what happens when you do not bother building backlinks and just let your site grow naturally.

    Thanks again for the tips I was about to buy an xrummer blast or directory submissions and probably get sandboxed.
     
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  8. AquaClean

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    Directory submission are great, but most directories wont accept you for 2-5 months, so the links will be reported slowly and not all at once.

    I just did an xrumer blast, to 5000 successful profiles, and then created a few rss feeds, and then submitted them to aggergators, then social bookmarked them, then pinged them, and while they are being reported, i haven't seen any adverse effects, did this about 2 weeks ago.

    do 1 big directory submission, and dont worry about it again, becasue these take time, then get you a few thousand profile links with xrumer every month, and you will be fine.