Episode #701
Here’s What Happens When You Buy Links 
July 02, 2018

In episode #701, Eric and Neil discuss what happens when you buy links. Tune in to hear why this isn’t the best practice.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Here’s What Happens When You Buy Links
  • [00:35] When Eric was first doing SEO, he would peruse black hat forums.
  • [00:47] Wicked Fire has a lot of offers for paid tools.
  • [01:01] Eric would buy links for sites and his sites would shoot up in the rankings.
  • [01:15] He was using cheap content brokers and they would blast a bunch of links, his rankings would increase, but then go back down after a couple days.
  • [01:45] Neil tried this with sponsoring an online poker contest.
  • [02:05] Sometimes these things work, but more often than not: you get burned.
  • [02:27] It’s cheaper and smarter to build your own site with quality content.
  • [02:41] Your rankings will maintain when you build your own site.
  • [03:26] Always play the long game.
  • [03:40] Build an audience.
  • [03:50] Investors are burned from buying high-ranking SEO sites.
  • [04:00] Sites that are built just to get to the top never last.
  • [04:54] Don’t waste your time buying links.
  • [05:02] That’s it for today!
  • [05:06] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway!

Leave some feedback:

  • What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below.
  • Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review.

Connect with us:

Discover Latest Episodes

Episode
Mastering Influencer Marketing: Tips and Tactics #2352
January 27, 2023

In episode #2352, the focus is on tips and tactics for mastering influencer marketing. Neil and Eric discuss the do’s and don’ts of influencer marketing and share some valuable tools that you can ...

Episode
How To Get More Newsletter Subscribers In 2023 #2351
January 26, 2023

In episode #2351, you’ll hear top tips for how to get more newsletter subscribers in 2023. If you think that email is dead, think again because email marketing is one of the most effective ways to g...

Episode
5 Evergreen SEO Tactics That Just Work #2350
January 25, 2023

In episode #2350, Neil and Eric delve into 5 evergreen SEO tactics that just work! If you want to improve your SEO rankings, this episode covers 5 tactics (plus a bonus one right at the end) that will...