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Why is GSA cheap ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by loveghost003, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. loveghost003

    loveghost003 Regular Member

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    Very powerful software like that is just for $100 life time payment?
    Comparing with Daemon and SEnuke, GSA is doing really good. But why is it cheap? Is it has any cons?
    Some say that GSA is not good for tier 1, but i think that if i write the content with hand and spin it manually, then i could have very good tier 1 quality links. What do you thing guys in GSA cuz I'm planing to purchase it?
     
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  2. Untouchable

    Untouchable Supreme Member

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    I have GSA and it rocks!
     
  3. futurestunner

    futurestunner BANNED BANNED

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    have you looked at ADD on's?
     
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    kingtana Regular Member

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    The contributions made by Sven are greatly appreciated, more expensive doesnt always mean better, this is a great tool to have in your arsenal.
     
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    RisingMoon Registered Member

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    I have both UltimateDemon and GSA and I think the same...if you spend long enough spinning your article in principle GSA should be good enough to do your tier 1 work. I am not really experienced enough yet but I would like to hear other peoples opinions on this.

    Think I got done by very good affiliate marketing. Was probably worth it though so far.
     
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    0_00_0 Senior Member

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    It's a pricing strategy that is low price high volume. It is probably one of the best selling pieces of SEO software aside from scrapebox. They make a lot of money and provide incredibly frequent updates and impeccable support. The same question could be asked for scrapebox. Both are worth much more than they cost and are no brainers if your considering purchasing them. If they raised the price they wouldn't sell as many licenses.
     
  7. FatSteve

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    The only con I have in mind is that, compared to similar products, GSA has bit steeper learning curve to master it. But then again, there are tons of video's available so it is just matter of time and effort.

    Other than that, hands down, worth it. And yes, if you carefully create your projects, you can use it for tier one as well.

    And yes, sometimes you get two updates per day. If you ask why only 100$ one time payment - answer is this thread - how many people recommended you to buy it? Including me...
     
  8. loveghost003

    loveghost003 Regular Member

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    Wow amazing replies, Thank u guys i was hesitated a little bed but know i will surely purchase it :)
     
  9. ComputerEngineer

    ComputerEngineer Senior Member

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    it is cheap because 1 person developing - less cost
    not much customer support - less cost
    still worths 100$

    cons are :
    randomization functions are not working properly or say lack of. and if you tell the developer he bans you from his forum
    also a bit hard to learn
     
  10. trustedfire9

    trustedfire9 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    because it's long term successful business strategy , if there's product A with monthly subscription $50
    and 1000 subscribers , and product B comes to market as a competitor to product A with lifetime price $100
    first month 10 customers of product A will try product B , if B is good , they will say positive reviews and encourage
    another 50+ customers of A to buy B and leave A ... and so till the product B is stander product in that
    field , and anyone new to that field will go to product B without thinking .... so in the end if A generated $50 *1000
    subscribers monthly , expect B to generate $100*1500 buyers monthly
     
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  11. Future

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    But the thing you are missing with your example is that Product-B will not generate $100*1500 Every month. It will peak for a few months then that 1500 will fall lower and lower each month while the cost to maintain the software keeps increasing with every customer. Where with Product-A The number of users are likely to increase if your product is good and you price your monthly right.

    For these types of SEO software that have to be updated constantly, having a low one time fee is a successful business strategy when you are just launching but it is NOT a LONG TERM one, especially for a single developer.

    The reason is sales die. SEO Software is a niche market once you you sell to a certain number of people and hit that peak your profit margins will only fall from there. Then you have a ton of customers that you have to provide support for but your profits are falling rapidly. It eventually gets to a point where it is no longer profitable to keep supporting the software. That is why most One-Time Fee SEO tools don't last long.

    Some offset this by coming out with a different product every year. But then that gets worse, because now you have to support both products even though you are hardly seeing any profit from your first product. Others charge a Update Fee or a Addon Fee.

    Mark my words, once everyone and their mom buys GSA, Sven is going to have to do something to keep his income up, especially since he is the only developer. So you better buy it cheap while you can and that goes for Captcha Breaker also. For his sake I wished he would have put some kind of low monthly fee $25-35 on it just to keep money in his pocket. The program is worth way more that that.
     
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  12. Ozzmannor

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    you should also consider that some customers have bought 5+ licenses already and GSA will develop and sell software that is complementary to SER as well (like CB or the indexer) plus all their non-SEO software they've developed and selling. so there is always money flowing around when people knowing that they get quality software.
    another factor is that GSA is a small company with just 2 developers (i believe) and that they don't invest into any aggressive marketing campaigns. their marketing is basically quality products which are advertised through buzz marketing.
     
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    seems like GSA is having some good positive reviews~
     
  14. Future

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    That is what I was saying Ozz, But out of all the GSA Products, I am pretty sure no product in their roster has sold as much and the SEO related software Search Engine Ranker, Captcha Breaker, Indexer and in such a short period of time. I am pretty sure Most of his time is spent on the SEO Related software now. He has a huge buzz right now as these software's are in the prime stage. They didn't even have a forum at first, they added one mostly for Search Engine Ranker.

    The IM Community can be pretty harsh and I think Sven is starting to see that, he's dealing with a whole different customer base now compared to his other products. People who expect the world for $80 Bucks even thought the program is worth much more. I don't care how calm/cool you are. When your profits began to drop and you have to deal with people like that everyday it starts to get to you and it only gets worse the more people you get.

    Just by looking at the forum I can see things are starting to get to him by the tone of some of his answers And lets not forget the people blaming him for the twitter Captcha even though that wasn't his fault. All these problems plus profits dropping can really take a toll and only time will tell.
     
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  15. flymethod

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    GSA is a great piece of software, and the price is phenomenal.

    If your spun article would pass human moderation then sure you could use it for tier one.
     
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  16. Ozzmannor

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    no doubt about that. its not hard to imagine that the SEO tools are their best selling products.

    i see what you mean, but "unpleasent" people were at the forum right from the start. i know what i'm talking about as i was a moderator for some time and had to deal with hilarious acting people day in day out. but all in all i see the development of the forum very positive as people started to help each other out, created some usefull tools around SER with an active user base.
    it is important though that it stays like that and the active and helpful users don't get too bored by the behaviour of few. only time will tell...
     
  17. darulez

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    I use it.. And there is a trial
     
  18. seo-addict

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    GSA is the best tool besides xrumer -_-.... You don't need anything else -_-... I almost hate when people ask about it because its so good I don't want more ppl buying it.

    luckily the newbs never use it right :) --- and ya I use it for tier 1 all the newbs saying unique content I just lulz and keep scraping + blasting.
     
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    Because the people behind it are brilliant. :)
     
  20. UPto90dotBIZ

    UPto90dotBIZ Newbie

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    Despite being a newbie here, I'm not new to IM. I'm familiar with most of seo tools... senuke, UD,Evo,MS,RankB, SLR ,SERobot - you name it...:)
    I will say GSA SER is the beast and the best tool after taking into account some factors. all u got to do is to figure out the settings properly and understand what each setting is for.

    P/S If I were the dev. I would make GSA SER as a low monthly subscription !
     
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