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What are the monthly costs of scrapebox

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by SpaFles, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. SpaFles

    SpaFles Registered Member

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    I'm thinking about getting SB and i'm convinced i should get it. So that's not a problem but my question was what are the costs I have to make each month. Im not the technical guy and believe i have to get a vps and proxies (semi private or something). aswell as captcha?

    Could someone make a breakdown of what it costs i have for running SB.

    Indicator for my needs: I got 1 low comp website and 3 low/mid comp websites.


    Thx a lot!
     
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    Don't use for SB for comment spam it is useless now .
    For scraping a vps for 7-10 per month and a public proxies subscription.
     
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    It's like asking how much gas do I need if I buy a car. The answer is YMMV.

    It depends on how you intend to use it. $5 for 5 shared proxies + $5 for captcha is more than enough for a starter.

    If you rarely scrape Google, you don't even need to buy proxies since you're going to run it on VPS.

    Comment spamming with Scrapebox are the thing of the past so don't expect to rank your sites just with the Scrapebox because it's simply not going to work and will most probably get your site penalized if you don't know what you're doing.
     
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    I'm far from an expert, and I'm sure others will give better info but here is my take:

    One-time cost for BHW members is $57 there is no monthly cost for the software. There are a couple premium add-ons but only used the article scraper which is awesome.
    I've run SB on different machines and you probably don't need a VPS if you aren't running crazy amounts of threads.
    As for proxies, you can use the harvester and use not buy privates, but on any long running queries many of those will die and you will get less info. A few private or shared proxies from here would work wonders but they aren't necessary to get started.
    With the sites you mentioned, you would probably want to use it just to find relevant semi-high PR blogs, then use SB to check auto approve or just post readable comments to them manually on the moderated ones.

    If I was you I would check out loopline on youtube and that will answer most all questions you can come up with.
     
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    As noted above by needhelpwithdos (nice username btw, lol)

    $57 for the software

    If you want the plugins they are extra as noted.

    You could run it on a home machine/office machine or pick up a vps. You can get a decent/pretty good vps for $45-$70 per month if you want a vps.

    Proxies you can mostly use shared proxies, its what I use - buyproxies.org starts at $10 per month for 10 proxies. If you want to scrape with only 10 proxies you could and just use a small random delay, or you could scrape for public proxies. Scrapebox 2.0 will have a built in prefiltered public proxy list option when it comes out.

    As for captcha if you want to use fast poster, which can post to blogs, guestbooks, image platforms, a forum, BBS, (and also contact forms are added in 2.0 when it comes out, at least there are 2 contact forms added), then you can use the shared proxies and use Captcha Breaker or Captcha Sniper. Personally I prefer Captcha Breaker (a GSA product), but both are about $100 give or take $20.

    Captcha software and Scrapebox are 1 time purchases, VPS and proxies are monthly.
     
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    Don't have really a clue on what i can do with scrapebox so I don't know yet where i will use it for.
     
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    To use it for backlinking purpose. Then scrape links through SB and then filter out the high pr and low obl links. After that manually comment on all of them. Make sure the comments must be relevant to the site which you're commenting on and not like with such spammy words, "thank you, wow what a great article blah blah".. Also use real name in Name field while commenting instead of using your anchor text. Because most of these high pr sites are set to manual approval, so, you'll get better chances of approval if you'd use your name or any name instead of keywords.
     
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    Well worth it, good things to come you'll see soon enough;)
     
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    Thanks for all the inputs guys. I've learnt a lot from you ppl

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    Is Scrapebox 2 already out?

    K.
     
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    Srapebox v2.0 Beta is available for download now, just go to main site and download
     
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    If you're not scraping much you can get away with using public proxies or maybe no proxy at all. And if you don't mind spending your time manually solving captchas, then your monthly costs would be eliminated. You can always advance/scale up with added services if you really need to.