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What are the must-have tools for a new SEO business?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by f30d0r, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. f30d0r

    f30d0r Newbie

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    This is my list so far from the info I've gathered from the site:

    Scrapebox
    SEO Powersuite
    SENUkeX
    Bookmarking Demon
    Linkpushing
    RankTracker (for sending reports)

    Are all of these needed? Could someone possibly take the time to explain what the difference is between each one?

    I'm ready to start my business and know all the fundamentals for on-site SEO, but let me ask you this: Is it true that the only trick to off-site SEO is to gain backlinks by whatever means (spamming etc)? Or is there more to it?

    Thanks!
     
  2. SweTech

    SweTech Power Member

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    Seriously mate.. if you feel you have to ask those questions, then you´re not ready to start a SEO-company. Read and learn before you try to steal clients money - it won´t work in the long run.
     
  3. f30d0r

    f30d0r Newbie

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    There is nothing hard about learning how to use these tools. Scrapebox essentially locates vulnerable blogs where you could spam your links that will lead to your client's website.

    Gaining backlinks the whitehat way is not difficult, just more time consuming and requires you to contact websites and pay them to list your url.

    On-site SEO is easy, and I've been doing it personally for my own websites for years. I'm just not educated in any of these blackhat tools other than scrapebox, and was wondering whether or not they're all necessary as I hear white hat SEOs survive just fine without any black hat methods...
     
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    pietpatat Regular Member

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    Spam backlinks: Scrapebox and/or xrumer
    Article backlinks: Article marketing robot
    Bookmark backlinks: Bookmarking demon or autopligg
    Web 2.0 / blog backlinks: Manually or outsource. I would recommand paying $160 (?) a month for senuke just so it can create 10 blogs for you automatically, rather do it yourself or outsource it to someone from the Philippines. And you won't use the other modules since you have more powerfull programs for this ( see above ). You can try out magic submitter, I have heard great things about it but haven't checked it out myself.
     
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    Bookmark as in sites like del.icio.us, digg, stumble etc?
     
  6. MiLiTARYiV

    MiLiTARYiV Senior Member

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    senuke is a must have along with scrapebox
     
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  7. f30d0r

    f30d0r Newbie

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    Ah yeah, I see.

    Any more information would be appreciated. Don't get me wrong, I know what I'm doing. I've just never dabbled in any blackhat tools but have read and watched enough videos to understand the basic concept: Find quality blogs/websites that allow you to easily submit content/posts and then spam them wisely.
     
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    f30d0r Newbie

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    And could someone also give a no-bs explanation of Link Pushing? What exactly does this service do?

    Also, SEO Powersuite - Worth it or no?
     
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    I would have to agree if you have to ask then you might not be ready.

    Most SEO company have custom tools built to meet their wants and needs.

    Then most of the tool that are on the market are spin offs of those.
     
  10. SweTech

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    U kidding me?

    It´s a buggy overpriced software which is slow as hell due to the fact that it´s browserbased. Noobs tend to like it just because it got a wizard mode with a cute little cartoon telling u what to do.

    Buy a socket based tool like VSEO instead with built in ocr and security question cloud.
     
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    You can get SEO powersuite for free here, so of course its worth it. For spyglass alone.
     
  12. lathm

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    I would have a look at SEO Link Robot instead of SENuke...cheaper and gives you much of the same features (though not all the same)... but if you're looking mainly to create Web 2.0 sites to post to, can't go wrong with it....
     
  13. earnpak

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    MS, SB and senuke are the must haves.
     
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    dragonrage01 Power Member

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    Doesn't really matter. A lot of the SEO companies are from third world countries that don't know what they are doing and just doing SEO to make money.

    Well to rephrase, most of the SEO companies in this world will be very crappy anyway.
     
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    AMR, Scrapebox, and XRumer.
     
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    to be fair, they are actually switching over to socket based as we speak, the article directory got socket based yesterday. And recapatcha recognition got added, not activated yet though.
     
  17. MiLiTARYiV

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    senuke helps me good money every week 4 figures so why change? for little over 2 hours a day work.

    and if its so slow and buugy why do they have thousands of subscribers who are happy with the product?
     
  18. MiLiTARYiV

    MiLiTARYiV Senior Member

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    yea they are. I spoke with owner and he also said this as well as OCR is coming as well.


    Im pretty sure he has been following VSEO and counter reacting to stay atop
     
  19. YouToober

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    I could say that you must have Scrapebox and a lot of backlinks ;)
     
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    For an SEO company, this is what I do. I use Market Samurai (huge software that helps with assessing competition, like $100 definitely worth it), and RankTracker, mainly for checking ranks and creating reports. I had trouble with the free version in the DL section, but the $250 for the professional version is worth it as well.

    Before buying all those tools, learn more.

    Personally, I don't know how to use those tools, and I don't plan on learning. Learn how off page SEO works, both White Hat and Black Hat, especially if you're an SEO company. If you don't know what you're doing, you could get your clients sites de-indexed or sandboxed. No one wins in that case.

    Learn to outsource as well. You can find people who can build links for you, and use those tools as well. Odesk, elance, or the BHW marketplace; let those people worry about the tools, and you can focus on the bigger picture.

    Once you know what you're doing, you can take care of the on page SEO, develop the plan, and then have a team take care of all the "dirty work."

    It's exactly my method.


    PS> If it wasn't made clear above, there is a ton more that goes into it than just links. Look around the forum.
     
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