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To Good To Be True Internet Marketing Offers : Link Building Scams

I recently received an email from a linkbuilding provider in India that offered us a link building package for resale to our clients. I am going to post it, and for the sake of not dealing with legal issues, I will not be obvious about our opinion towards companies that make offers like these. I would just like to point out several things you should be aware of if you are looking for internet marketing and are not that savy. If you are an expert, you can simply enjoy a good laugh. Here is the email I received.

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“Hi,

I got your email address from an advertisement on the CraigsList website.

I am an SEO professional located in India and I offer you two very attractive backlinks-packages, which you can re-sell to your customers at higher prices. The two packages are :

[A] Get 200,000 x PR0 backlinks (permanent) with ?anchor text? on 200,000 different domains & different IP addresses. This package will make your website rank #1 or rank first-page on any keywords on Google or Yahoo search engine result pages (SERP). Price : $200 (You can re-sell this package to your customers at any price over $200).

[B] Get 233 x PR7-PR6-PR5-PR4-PR3-PR2 backlinks (permanent) with ?anchor text? on 126 different domains and different IP addresses. This package will make your website rank #1 or rank first-page on any keywords on Google or Yahoo search engine result pages (SERP) and this package will make your website a permanent PR7 website. Price : $200 (You can re-sell this package to your customers at any price over $200).

If you are interested, then plz reply to this email.

Cheers,

(Name Removed)”

I found this email very amusing because. The reason is because of the unbelievable nature of the claim. Let’s start with the following. Most SEO companies average a link cost average of between $3-$30 depending on the level and size of the company (not all links were created equal). This company claims to be able to do this at .001 per link. Sounds reasonable right? I would highly doubt not only the value of these links, but if they could infact even provide 200,000 non valuable links at that price.

Next is their second offer. This most likely is nothing more than social bookmarks, but they claim for $200 you can have a permanent PR7 website. Most domain sale valuations estimate a PR7 website to be worth well over 6 digits.  If I could produce a PR7 website for $200, I would be rich in a matter of months. The best thing you can do is to focus on value creation. Their are a lot of confusing statements about website design, but you focus on creating value in all your efforts, most will give you excellent gains.

Hi,

I got your email address from an advertisement on the CraigsList website.

I am an SEO professional located in India and I offer you two very attractive backlinks-packages, which you can re-sell to your customers at higher prices. The two packages are :

[A] Get 200,000 x PR0 backlinks (permanent) with ?anchor text? on 200,000 different domains & different IP addresses. This package will make your website rank #1 or rank first-page on any keywords on Google or Yahoo search engine result pages (SERP). Price : $200 (You can re-sell this package to your customers at any price over $200).

[B] Get 233 x PR7-PR6-PR5-PR4-PR3-PR2 backlinks (permanent) with ?anchor text? on 126 different domains and different IP addresses. This package will make your website rank #1 or rank first-page on any keywords on Google or Yahoo search engine result pages (SERP) and this package will make your website a permanent PR7 website. Price : $200 (You can re-sell this package to your customers at any price over $200).

If you are interested, then plz reply to this email.

Cheers,

Sanjay Das

Sun Consultancy

sun.consultancy@gmail.com

+91 98744 33215