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Using fake TrustPilot reviews to boost sales, hits, and maybe higher ranking

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by blacktop1, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. blacktop1

    blacktop1 Newbie

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    We're using TrustPilot to boost sales, clicks and we think page ranking too. After about 30 reviews Google picks up the review score and puts stars next to the domain name in search results . We see an increase in clicks and conversions. Of course it's easy to give oneself fake reviews to achieve the 30 reviews needed (using proxies, fake FB account, browser emulators etc) and giving fake negative reviews to competition so they show a low score -> more sales for yourself. It's easy enough to write scripts that post dozens of fake reviews a day.

    Enjoy.
     
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  2. knockoutlocal

    knockoutlocal Junior Member

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    Do you have a paid account? I signed up before but they wanted $200. And I was unsure of paying without knowing the results ahead of time.
     
  3. smartalex

    smartalex Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I don't know what the intention behind this post. OP just registered and talked about Trustpilot on his first post?
     
  4. nonai

    nonai Power Member

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    I built more than 30 five star reviews, but the stars failed to show up in SERPS. its been over 6 months and they never showed up.
    It's easy to give yourself fake 5 star reviews, but almost impossible to give your competitors reviews, they require proof of purchase and fake negative reviews WILL get removed.
     
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    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    One post from OP and it's touting a service. Take this with a grain of salt. Fake reviews are valuable... but how do we know this posting isn't one itself lol?
     
  6. blacktop1

    blacktop1 Newbie

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    lol. Yea, I work for TrustPilot and I'm telling you to spam our service. Good one.
     
  7. blacktop1

    blacktop1 Newbie

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    And no, we didn't pay them the $200. The stars just started showing... but we do use Google shopping (or however it's called today) and adwords. It shows on our adwords too.
     
  8. YelpMyAss

    YelpMyAss Newbie

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    I posted a few on trust pilot but never been asked to pay $200.