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Where do you find the most roi?

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  1. elementis0

    elementis0 Newbie

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    Hey guys,
    Curious on what you guys think of investing on link building vs investing on content writing.
    Where do you usually find the most roi and why do you think that is?
    This is a useful question for me, and you if you haven't thought about it in a while.

    Of course, there is no black and white answer to this.
    There is a spectrum of quality when it comes to content and links.

    Tho if you do usually find a winner between these investments where is it at?

    Would you feel it is more likely to get an roi from investing, let's say, $500 in links then manually writing content or from investing $500 in content and manually building links?

    My opinion:
    Although I have not yet invested in either I imagine link building comes with a risk of getting spamming links that can ultimately get the buyer in trouble with serps or on the other hand, can have quality, relevant links which could drastically boost traffic to your site.

    Content wise,
    The risk is getting shitty spun or repurposed content for cheap that results in very low conversion or non at all or in trouble with ppl u plagarized.
    On the other hand, it can do the opposite and receive praise, help you seem to be a thought leader and most importantly, increase conversion.

    I find it hard to choose between the two, and do not know which may be better.
    I would think that maybe the roi is roughly the same between the two on average and there is no clear winner.

    Both are essential for a website, tho when it comes to investing, there are a variety of trade offs.

    What do you guys think?
    Do you invest more heavily on one or the other, and Why? If you happen to know, how much roi do you typically see from these investments and how much time did it take you to see it? Obviously, this is different for everybody but I imagine there is some general trend.
     
  2. magnus99

    magnus99 Junior Member

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    you get the most return on investments at SUNY Maritime college
     
  3. Jared255

    Jared255 Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If you can't buy both you should write the content and buy the links. Easy to write content manually but not easy to build good links manually. Also if you haven't attended an institution such as SUNY Maritime college you probably won't have much luck either way.
     
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    Either buy cheap articles and then sell them to other Professional Article Site`s, or write the articles on your own and then Buy link building Services or etc!
     
  5. elementis0

    elementis0 Newbie

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    What would you say is harder about link building?
    I did not go to suny maritime college so I think I may be fucked. Mama still tells me she loves me tho.

    In reality, I can afford to invest a lot (xx,xxx over a period of 6 months), tho I don't think I'd want to until I see roi from initial small investments since I'm new
     
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    That's a good idea - navigate the learning curve with a couple hundred to a couple thousand instead of going all in and blowing your bankroll right away.

    Link building is just harder. Content you do some basic research on how to optimize an article for SEO and start tapping away. Link building is different. Easy links like social bookmarks can be done by hand. You can submit to 10 sites instead of buying 10 manually-submitted links for $7. But you can't get PBN links without money, even if you do it manually. Or a press release, or most links really. You either have to spend money, or spend a *ton* of time and effort trying to get the link. Your time investment is more valuable if you choose to write content instead of buy links. It'll make sense once you start getting into it. Best of luck.
     
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    Thanks that makes a lot of sense.
    To link build manually I was going to just go on semush, look at my competitions back links and try to get on the sites they use, along with find sites of my own.
    I need to be careful when linking tho, looking for a site to last long term, so i want legit quality links.
    I think i want to stay away from pbns, because if Google sees a footprint of pbns I fear my site could be deranked

    Will need to do some learning on how to weed out the legit link sellers from the ones that could put me at risk.
     
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