SEO Expert Academy, Anyone tried it yet?

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Hey Warriors

Just got an email from Matt Carter (product creator of SEO Expert Academy) and many other marketers offering this product with bonuses. Wanted to know if anyone has a review on this, what the up sales are? I am abit on the fence, dont get me wrong Matt is a great coach/mentor, however i didnt like it the sales page where it was said they got a new site to the first page of google within 5 weeks on a very competitive phrase "make money online" i think (indirectly, promising great things can happen fairly quickly,) but when you scroll to the bottom of the sales page it reads "dont expect quick results within a week". Strange!! :confused:
#academy #expert #seo
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    • Profile picture of the author craftcli
      Originally Posted by John34 View Post

      I bought it without upsell, have checked out few videos and there is really some advanced SEO tips in last module. I will try to post more after watching all the videos.

      Tip for bonus : Most of these bonuses offered by gurus are just PLR videos/ebooks, the site ranking no 1 for keyword "SEO Experts Academy" have some good bonuses.
      Personally I think the site at #1 looks like its giving away more old plr junk with a big price tag that was 100 times too expensive when it was new.

      "oh wow, great an SEO course supplemented with more traffic generating products"

      I think if you are new to this the last thing you need is to be buying a good course and getting another crappy 1 for free to get in your way and take your focus off it.

      There are better bonuses than this around.
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      • Profile picture of the author tresfavian
        I would interested in the bonuses offered by affiliates to this offer. Anyone know which affiliate is best to buy from that the bonus would be most useful ?

        I'm surprised there aren't more reviews since there has been 2 webinars already on seo experts academy.
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        • Profile picture of the author lyricaldeb
          Originally Posted by tresfavian View Post

          I would interested in the bonuses offered by affiliates to this offer. Anyone know which affiliate is best to buy from that the bonus would be most useful ?

          I'm surprised there aren't more reviews since there has been 2 webinars already on seo experts academy.

          Hi Tresfavian,

          I would check out Sara Young.She just did a webinar with Matt,and has ex cellent bonuses.

          Debbie
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          • Profile picture of the author va_mom
            Originally Posted by lyricaldeb View Post

            Hi Tresfavian,

            I would check out Sara Young.She just did a webinar with Matt,and has ex cellent bonuses.

            Debbie
            Hi Debbie,

            I searched for Sara Young's affiliate offer. Do you have a link? I am reviewing offers before i dive into it. :-)

            For now, the best offer i found is Mark Ling's.

            Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author va_mom
    Hi there! I am also in the 'wait and see' stage for SEO Experts Academy. It sounds great, but i am hoping to hear from people who bought it already. :-)
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    • Profile picture of the author Spartacus
      Would be interesting to see a few reviews pop up in here. Also, interested to know what else you need to buy (such as software) to make fully use of all the techniques explained.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matt Poc
    This is, actually the one of the best SEO courses that I've ever bought.

    It's about 90 tutorial videos they cover everything you could need to know about quickly achieving high search engine rankings for whatever kind of site you have.

    No, I don't mean stuff like "What is a meta tag?", or "How do you build a backlink?" either... I mean deep, advanced, cut to the core strategies for claiming the top spots for ANY target keyword.

    I mean stuff like:

    - At least 5 new backlinking methods that we you didn't know about

    - You know how backlinks are considered "votes" for the quality of your site? Now there's a new kind of "vote" that you need to have and most people don't know about it.

    - How to get a slapped or delisted site BACK in to top ranking positions.

    - Comprehensive training on progressively outsourcing your SEO so you can gradually build more sites, do less work and make more money.

    There's also an upsell, but it is completely optional
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    • Profile picture of the author Spartacus
      Originally Posted by Matt Poc View Post

      This is, actually the one of the best SEO courses that I've ever bought.

      It's about 90 tutorial videos they cover everything you could need to know about quickly achieving high search engine rankings for whatever kind of site you have.

      No, I don't mean stuff like "What is a meta tag?", or "How do you build a backlink?" either... I mean deep, advanced, cut to the core strategies for claiming the top spots for ANY target keyword.

      I mean stuff like:

      - At least 5 new backlinking methods that we you didn't know about

      - You know how backlinks are considered "votes" for the quality of your site? Now there's a new kind of "vote" that you need to have and most people don't know about it.

      - How to get a slapped or delisted site BACK in to top ranking positions.

      - Comprehensive training on progressively outsourcing your SEO so you can gradually build more sites, do less work and make more money.

      There's also an upsell, but it is completely optional
      And what about extra investments that should be made to use the full potentional? Such as software to do certain tasks explained in strategies etc.
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      • Profile picture of the author Matt Poc
        Originally Posted by Spartacus View Post

        And what about extra investments that should be made to use the full potentional? Such as software to do certain tasks explained in strategies etc.
        I do not how experienced you are, but I already have some SEO experience and I already use some tools, like Article Marketing Robot, Build My Rank, Socialadr.com and a few more.

        These are not essential, but I would highly recommend that you get Article Marketing Robot and that you become a member of some kind of blog network (Build My Rank is one of the best at the moment).

        Article Marketing Robot is $97 one time and Build My Rank is $59.95 I believe for 5 sites.

        I also already have a full time worker writing and spinning articles using The Best Spinner for me and an article spinner is an essential tool, but there are a few free alternatives.
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  • Profile picture of the author chooch
    It looked pretty good to me. I just don't have the $$$$ right now to get it.

    He did send out an email that gave away a process to get backlinks that I've never seen before. That worked quite well.
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    • Profile picture of the author Matt Poc
      Originally Posted by chooch View Post

      It looked pretty good to me. I just don't have the $$$$ right now to get it.

      He did send out an email that gave away a process to get backlinks that I've never seen before. That worked quite well.
      Well, there's also another very similar course that costs $67 I believe.

      It is not that advanced, but it really covers everything what you need to know about seo and it is called Unstoppable Affiliate by Andrew Hansen.

      The course is really good and they cover a little bit more stuff about keyword research, but a little bit less about backlinking methods.

      I have both courses and I love both of them
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      • Originally Posted by Matt Poc View Post

        Well, there's also another very similar course that costs $67 I believe.

        It is not that advanced, but it really covers everything what you need to know about seo and it is called Unstoppable Affiliate by Andrew Hansen.

        The course is really good and they cover a little bit more stuff about keyword research, but a little bit less about backlinking methods.

        I have both courses and I love both of them
        The two of them are my two favorite courses ever, actually. Between the two of them you really can't go wrong.

        I've been extremely happy with both purchases, unlike most of the other crap courses out there, these guys are the real deal.
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      • Profile picture of the author Anthony
        Originally Posted by Matt Poc View Post

        Well, there's also another very similar course that costs $67 I believe.

        It is not that advanced, but it really covers everything what you need to know about seo and it is called Unstoppable Affiliate by Andrew Hansen.

        The course is really good and they cover a little bit more stuff about keyword research, but a little bit less about backlinking methods.

        I have both courses and I love both of them
        I have both courses. Both have taught very good stuff in their course. But if you are looking at SEO, I will suggest you go for the SEO Expert Academy. I doubt anyone really gone through the entire stack of videos (I have not). But you don't need to. You just have to focus a couple of techniques at a time and you can see improvement in your results.

        I am not new to SEO but the academy has given me new ideas. There are some warriors in the thread that feel it is a total waste of money. I beg to differ. Learn the techniques and use it wisely, and apply it to the current Panda context. That is the key thing.
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  • Profile picture of the author va_mom
    Getting more interested now.. :-) If i will not buy the upsell, is it okay or i shall prepare for the $97x2 for the whole course? I just need to know so i can schedule my cash flow if i will purchase the course.

    Thanks a bunch!
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    • Profile picture of the author Matt Poc
      Originally Posted by va_mom View Post

      Getting more interested now.. :-) If i will not buy the upsell, is it okay or i shall prepare for the $97x2 for the whole course? I just need to know so i can schedule my cash flow if i will purchase the course.

      Thanks a bunch!
      Well, there are a few tools that I would really recommend.

      One is The Best Spinner.

      Another is Build My Rank.

      Another one is Article Marketing Robot, but you can pretty much focus on Build My Rank only if you are not that serious about SEO and do not have that much money at the moment.
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  • Profile picture of the author keven brown
    Its just a way to make people fool. Offering SEO courses and charging people for it while there is tons of free information available. It's much better to attend a good SEO conference like SES and SMX.
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    • Profile picture of the author marxwarfor
      Here's a message I read from a person who already bought it and it seems to be a very fair and balanced assessment in my opinion....this post alone even saved me 200 bucks for the course! ..........

      I am not familiar with Matt's work but I am very familiar with Terry's and that in part is why I purchased this course. The bulk of the course as far as link building is concerned is covered by Matt and Terry comes to the fore in such areas as purchasing domains.

      I started at video number one and watched clear through the basic, intermediate and advanced videos and there is certainly a lot of content. However, I found myself waiting for the secret to building a good back linking campaign today and for that 'light bulb moment' - but it never came. There was a lot of "this method doesn't work as well as it used to and we tend to use it only for indexing these days", but not one single "this is a great back linking method right now which will get your page ranking in next to no time".

      In short, there was quite of lot 'what doesn't work' but very little of the all too important 'what does work' and, as a consequence, I'm afraid it does not get my vote.

      The real shame though is that, while I'm sure these guys have the knowledge, they have either simply failed to get it across or have deliberately chosen to keep the real gold to themselves. Either way I'm afraid this course is not worth the investment.
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      • Profile picture of the author milla04
        Dont get me wrong, Matt and Terry are very good marketers. Disclaimers, I have invested into Matt last course. What I have found after working closely with Brian G Johnson, is that SEO hasnt changed that much, that being said it really boils down to 3 things, content-links and time. Matt is a great guy and always provides good content, however from what I have seen in this course if you are a newbie im sure you will find this course very helpful, however paying $97x2 dosent stack up. Just my thoughts, if you are about to buy an SEO course now whether on WSO or clickbank you need to have other things to make it complete or value for money course. for example Brian released a course called 300IM back in April that teaches you to tackle 3 areas to succeed to build a website, then become a super affiliate and then sell your own product within your niche. I just think SEO EA is lacking that extra quality, well for $97x2.
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      • Profile picture of the author Matt Poc
        Originally Posted by marxwarfor View Post

        Here's a message I read from a person who already bought it and it seems to be a very fair and balanced assessment in my opinion....this post alone even saved me 200 bucks for the course! ..........

        I am not familiar with Matt's work but I am very familiar with Terry's and that in part is why I purchased this course. The bulk of the course as far as link building is concerned is covered by Matt and Terry comes to the fore in such areas as purchasing domains.

        I started at video number one and watched clear through the basic, intermediate and advanced videos and there is certainly a lot of content. However, I found myself waiting for the secret to building a good back linking campaign today and for that 'light bulb moment' - but it never came. There was a lot of "this method doesn't work as well as it used to and we tend to use it only for indexing these days", but not one single "this is a great back linking method right now which will get your page ranking in next to no time".

        In short, there was quite of lot 'what doesn't work' but very little of the all too important 'what does work' and, as a consequence, I'm afraid it does not get my vote.

        The real shame though is that, while I'm sure these guys have the knowledge, they have either simply failed to get it across or have deliberately chosen to keep the real gold to themselves. Either way I'm afraid this course is not worth the investment.
        That's a good point, but I am wondering if you know a better SEO course than this

        If yes, please tell me about it.
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      • Profile picture of the author Spartacus
        Originally Posted by marxwarfor View Post

        Here's a message I read from a person who already bought it and it seems to be a very fair and balanced assessment in my opinion....this post alone even saved me 200 bucks for the course! ..........

        I am not familiar with Matt’s work but I am very familiar with Terry’s and that in part is why I purchased this course. The bulk of the course as far as link building is concerned is covered by Matt and Terry comes to the fore in such areas as purchasing domains.

        I started at video number one and watched clear through the basic, intermediate and advanced videos and there is certainly a lot of content. However, I found myself waiting for the secret to building a good back linking campaign today and for that ‘light bulb moment’ – but it never came. There was a lot of “this method doesn’t work as well as it used to and we tend to use it only for indexing these days”, but not one single “this is a great back linking method right now which will get your page ranking in next to no time”.

        In short, there was quite of lot ‘what doesn’t work’ but very little of the all too important ‘what does work’ and, as a consequence, I’m afraid it does not get my vote.

        The real shame though is that, while I’m sure these guys have the knowledge, they have either simply failed to get it across or have deliberately chosen to keep the real gold to themselves. Either way I’m afraid this course is not worth the investment.
        Yeah that's what I'm afraid of, hoping to find that one thing which your not going to find. as with many popular hyped products.

        I'm sure it's a great product for people that just know of seo. Alot of good info in one place.

        Might be better of to buy some extra backlinking tools and read/learn succesfull strategies.
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        • Profile picture of the author tresfavian
          I'm really glad I waited to hear more reviews. Appreciate the bare bones from the last few posts. I too think I will pass on this. It was so tempting to find a good solution to ranking and finding true answers and what is best today.
          Guess I kinda got into the shiny new product syndrome but glad I waited.
          Rethinking I just need to get my strategy down in the basics of SEO. Thanks!
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    • Originally Posted by keven brown View Post

      Its just a way to make people fool. Offering SEO courses and charging people for it while there is tons of free information available. It's much better to attend a good SEO conference like SES and SMX.
      I agree, but this course can cut time and from the webinar I attended I could see the two guys are really good, decent marketers, teaching very well what they know. So if one feels like needing a guidance and cut time, 2x $97 is not too much; I would go for the course. But If you have time for your own research, then you don't need this course as there is plenty of stuff for free through Google. Again, nothing is free, you either spend on money or time...
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  • Profile picture of the author Rainmak3r
    Having purchased this, here's my review...
    This is probably Backlinks Hydra, in video format.

    When I first saw the promotional videos, especially the one promoting tumblr (there's a WSO on the warrior for automating that by the way), I thought this would be a monthly service where you receive a video showing you how and where to create backlinks on Hi PR sites, you know, like Angela's and Paul's backlinking service, but in video format.

    This is what appealed to me initially.

    (Thinking WSO on this strategy anyone???!)

    However, having purchased the course... I don't see much difference between this course and the multitude of pdf courses offered on this forum.

    Only difference is, (you guessed it), there's video involved.

    But video alone without actually showing you tumblr like strategies... is time wasted watching advanced SEO methods.

    I have almost all backlinks software you can think of (as do most warriors) but, post Panda, I really couldn't be bothered spending the time to fire up these apps in the hope of getting high rankings... I'd rather PAY someone to do the time for me...

    If you're looking for point and click or done for you strategies to get those backlinks, this course isn't it.


    Next wso please...
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  • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
    Here's a message I read from a person who already bought it and it seems to be a very fair and balanced assessment in my opinion....this post alone even saved me 200 bucks for the course! ..........

    I am not familiar with Matt’s work but I am very familiar with Terry’s and that in part is why I purchased this course. The bulk of the course as far as link building is concerned is covered by Matt and Terry comes to the fore in such areas as purchasing domains.

    I started at video number one and watched clear through the basic, intermediate and advanced videos and there is certainly a lot of content. However, I found myself waiting for the secret to building a good back linking campaign today and for that ‘light bulb moment’ – but it never came. There was a lot of “this method doesn’t work as well as it used to and we tend to use it only for indexing these days”, but not one single “this is a great back linking method right now which will get your page ranking in next to no time”.

    In short, there was quite of lot ‘what doesn’t work’ but very little of the all too important ‘what does work’ and, as a consequence, I’m afraid it does not get my vote.

    The real shame though is that, while I’m sure these guys have the knowledge, they have either simply failed to get it across or have deliberately chosen to keep the real gold to themselves. Either way I’m afraid this course is not worth the investment.
    After 30 days when the price goes up they are apparently holding a webinar to reveal a fantastic new backlinking technique.

    The 30 days wait is most likely a strategy to ensure they get the second $97 from people.

    Either way, maybe this is the method you're looking for.

    I have bought the course but after watching some of the first videos I'm a bit disappointed, however I'll reserve judgement until I've finished the course.

    I previously bought Rapid Profit Formula which teaches methods that are now getting hit by panda. Even Matt's showcase site has pages which have been hit and he's now tweaking them, trying to get them ranking again.

    I think the fact is, no one really knows what's working at the moment so this course along with others 'might' be teaching old techniques which no longer work that well.
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    • Profile picture of the author marxwarfor
      I'll be looking forward to hear your thoughts Neil, as I'm really wondering about this one...

      I just found it odd though, that on their sales page, they allude to the fact that they 'hate upsells and downsells' and all of that Jazz, however, I wonder if their 'optional package' that they offer when going to buy their main product, is just a very subtle way of basically acknowledging that it is indeed an upsell? It was just a thought....

      Anyway, I'd be curious as to why you're disappointed with the first few videos you watched - you've piqued my interest!
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  • Profile picture of the author savyeman
    Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY - NOT WORTH IT-

    My name is Claude. I hardly ever post on the warrior forum but I'm a member and I read other people's post often.

    I had to post about this SEO product. I have been reading SEOMOZ and other good SEO websites searchengineland and others.

    I bought the course and I have gone through it. I learn nothing really new. I'm going to ask for a refund.

    Don' t buy the course. I completely agree with some of the post on here it's not worth it.

    The strategies are what we all know, old and outdated, really don't work that well anymore, your sites will not last in the serps, if you manage to rank for a good volume keyword guess what you will lose your site.

    -Google has human reviewers all they have to do is say your site is Spam and your gone immediately

    SEO Expert Academy talks about strategies like:

    Blog networks - (Some are dead like Linkvana and others are on their way, like Build my Rank, AMA, SEOLinkvine, Unique Article Wizzard, Traffic Kaboom just to name a few. These sites are crap, garbage no good, as in don't waste your time or your money)
    Blog Comments - (Common this is as good as dead)
    Forum Links (Wow your site will not last, maybe not at first but eventually)
    Article Marketing (Put articles on Ezines and Go articles, we all know article marketing sites are good as gone - not worth the effort maybe for branding that's about it)
    Press Releases - (Free press releases are not valuable links - You need paid press releases and they are not cheap)
    Software Directory (They have been devalued)
    Directory Submission (We all know They have been devalued - only paid ones are worth the effort but it will cost you)

    Matt and Terry luck out they were able to make a lot of money but really SEO in Google is not the same. Google knows what's going on, obviously

    If your strategy is to do SEO on your sites affiliate marketing, this strategy is as good as dead, don't waste your time SEO takes to long.

    I'm not trying to discourage anyone. I know from experience because I have done it. I'm trying to be honest and help someone out.

    SEO and affiliate marketing post panda is DEAD, DEAD I tell you (Well, there's ways around anything but it's not a good strategy anymore)

    Any strategy that were done post panda no longer work well, if they do work they will not last. I guarantee you.

    Ask me how I know?

    Haven't you heard of marketers whose businesses died over night since Panda. I have.

    We need to do SEO like SEOMOZ teaches it, get your links naturally over time and know that it may take a couple years to rank your site.

    Find ways to get people to link to you and what ever keyword you go for make sure you offer what that keyword is talking about.


    We need to start thinking about having sites that offer what the searcher is looking for instead of being an affiliate for a physical product

    What don't you be a physical product store e-commerce and build your links naturally like SEOMOZ talks about, use offer widgets on your site, find other creative ways, do a give away to build links and there are many other things you can do. Read SEOMOZ

    and focus on keywords that relate to your e-commerce store and offer reviews on your site

    And instead of being an affiliate for an ebook write your own ebook, become a service site offering real services.

    You need to think in terms of a real business you can offer people a service online they really need and will market itself online if you're part of the right forums, or where your customers can help you build links.

    Man this is the way to go.

    The days of trying to game Google are dead and honestly not worth the time. I don't know about you my time is worth something. I can't afford to waste it.

    Don't waste your time with these marketers who are trying to game Google.

    The truth is you can't game Google ANYMORE and it's users people are aware what's going on. If you do manage to game Google, guess what it won't be for long.

    People are annoyed by affiliates who have pages ranking for something that has nothing to do with their search.

    So in conclusion do what I suggested:

    Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY save your money for a business plan

    Come up with real idea and a real business online and you will succeed.

    Affiliate marketing SEO is DEAD
    Affiliate marketing paid traffic is not DEAD
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    • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
      Not sure I agree with you Claude. SEO and AM is not dead. Google changed the goal posts and we have to change to survive.

      I just finished watching the on page SEO vid in the first section by Terry. I thought it was very good. Goes against some of what Matt Carter said in his Rapid Profit Formula course and it makes sense. Talks about Post Panda and the importance of not over optimising the on page stuff. Will report back later once I've watched some more vids.
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    • Profile picture of the author craftcli
      Originally Posted by savyeman View Post

      Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY - NOT WORTH IT-

      My name is Claude. I hardly ever post on the warrior forum but I'm a member and I read other people's post often.

      I had to post about this SEO product. I have been reading SEOMOZ and other good SEO websites searchengineland and others.

      I bought the course and I have gone through it. I learn nothing really new. I'm going to ask for a refund.

      Don' t buy the course. I completely agree with some of the post on here it's not worth it.

      The strategies are what we all know, old and outdated, really don't work that well anymore, your sites will not last in the serps, if you manage to rank for a good volume keyword guess what you will lose your site.

      -Google has human reviewers all they have to do is say your site is Spam and your gone immediately

      SEO Expert Academy talks about strategies like:

      Blog networks - (Some are dead like Linkvana and others are on their way, like Build my Rank, AMA, SEOLinkvine, Unique Article Wizzard, Traffic Kaboom just to name a few. These sites are crap, garbage no good, as in don't waste your time or your money)
      Blog Comments - (Common this is as good as dead)
      Forum Links (Wow your site will not last, maybe not at first but eventually)
      Article Marketing (Put articles on Ezines and Go articles, we all know article marketing sites are good as gone - not worth the effort maybe for branding that's about it)
      Press Releases - (Free press releases are not valuable links - You need paid press releases and they are not cheap)
      Software Directory (They have been devalued)
      Directory Submission (We all know They have been devalued - only paid ones are worth the effort but it will cost you)

      Matt and Terry luck out they were able to make a lot of money but really SEO in Google is not the same. Google knows what's going on, obviously

      If your strategy is to do SEO on your sites affiliate marketing, this strategy is as good as dead, don't waste your time SEO takes to long.

      I'm not trying to discourage anyone. I know from experience because I have done it. I'm trying to be honest and help someone out.

      SEO and affiliate marketing post panda is DEAD, DEAD I tell you (Well, there's ways around anything but it's not a good strategy anymore)

      Any strategy that were done post panda no longer work well, if they do work they will not last. I guarantee you.

      Ask me how I know?

      Haven't you heard of marketers whose businesses died over night since Panda. I have.

      We need to do SEO like SEOMOZ teaches it, get your links naturally over time and know that it may take a couple years to rank your site.

      Find ways to get people to link to you and what ever keyword you go for make sure you offer what that keyword is talking about.


      We need to start thinking about having sites that offer what the searcher is looking for instead of being an affiliate for a physical product

      What don't you be a physical product store e-commerce and build your links naturally like SEOMOZ talks about, use offer widgets on your site, find other creative ways, do a give away to build links and there are many other things you can do. Read SEOMOZ

      and focus on keywords that relate to your e-commerce store and offer reviews on your site

      And instead of being an affiliate for an ebook write your own ebook, become a service site offering real services.

      You need to think in terms of a real business you can offer people a service online they really need and will market itself online if you're part of the right forums, or where your customers can help you build links.

      Man this is the way to go.

      The days of trying to game Google are dead and honestly not worth the time. I don't know about you my time is worth something. I can't afford to waste it.

      Don't waste your time with these marketers who are trying to game Google.

      The truth is you can't game Google ANYMORE and it's users people are aware what's going on. If you do manage to game Google, guess what it won't be for long.

      People are annoyed by affiliates who have pages ranking for something that has nothing to do with their search.

      So in conclusion do what I suggested:

      Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY save your money for a business plan

      Come up with real idea and a real business online and you will succeed.

      Affiliate marketing SEO is DEAD
      Affiliate marketing paid traffic is not DEAD

      I have got to disagree with a lot you have said here!

      Firstly SEO is by no means dead and by saying this it just shows how little you know on the subject.

      If you are chasing around get rich schemes or ways to make money then correct SEO is not for you as it takes effort. (just like setting up any other business).

      If you already know SEO and are successful in it then you shouldn't be buying SEO products. If you are new to SEO and you are stuck on backlinks and getting bogged down in backlinking information then this course would be great for you.

      It gives a clear action plan that works and is super easy to follow.

      SEO doesn't really change much for the guys who are doing it rite.

      It has however changed as in it is not as easy now to build a thousand links and watch your site rocket up the SERPS.

      Google does not have a team of human viewers going around checking what every website is doing. It would be impossible! I believe your website can get put for human review but the chances of that are way out there.

      Play it smart and look at it as a career not a way to get rich quick and you will succeed in it.


      My opinion is this course is very well set out and it would help people just starting out no end. Of course all of the info is already out there around forums and the like but it is in all of these courses these products just put it in 1 place for you to follow and this one does a great job of it.
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    • Profile picture of the author squeezecpa
      Originally Posted by savyeman View Post

      Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY - NOT WORTH IT-

      My name is Claude. I hardly ever post on the warrior forum but I'm a member and I read other people's post often.

      I had to post about this SEO product. I have been reading SEOMOZ and other good SEO websites searchengineland and others.

      I bought the course and I have gone through it. I learn nothing really new. I'm going to ask for a refund.

      Don' t buy the course. I completely agree with some of the post on here it's not worth it.

      The strategies are what we all know, old and outdated, really don't work that well anymore, your sites will not last in the serps, if you manage to rank for a good volume keyword guess what you will lose your site.

      -Google has human reviewers all they have to do is say your site is Spam and your gone immediately

      SEO Expert Academy talks about strategies like:

      Blog networks - (Some are dead like Linkvana and others are on their way, like Build my Rank, AMA, SEOLinkvine, Unique Article Wizzard, Traffic Kaboom just to name a few. These sites are crap, garbage no good, as in don't waste your time or your money)
      Blog Comments - (Common this is as good as dead)
      Forum Links (Wow your site will not last, maybe not at first but eventually)
      Article Marketing (Put articles on Ezines and Go articles, we all know article marketing sites are good as gone - not worth the effort maybe for branding that's about it)
      Press Releases - (Free press releases are not valuable links - You need paid press releases and they are not cheap)
      Software Directory (They have been devalued)
      Directory Submission (We all know They have been devalued - only paid ones are worth the effort but it will cost you)

      Matt and Terry luck out they were able to make a lot of money but really SEO in Google is not the same. Google knows what's going on, obviously

      If your strategy is to do SEO on your sites affiliate marketing, this strategy is as good as dead, don't waste your time SEO takes to long.

      I'm not trying to discourage anyone. I know from experience because I have done it. I'm trying to be honest and help someone out.

      SEO and affiliate marketing post panda is DEAD, DEAD I tell you (Well, there's ways around anything but it's not a good strategy anymore)

      Any strategy that were done post panda no longer work well, if they do work they will not last. I guarantee you.

      Ask me how I know?

      Haven't you heard of marketers whose businesses died over night since Panda. I have.

      We need to do SEO like SEOMOZ teaches it, get your links naturally over time and know that it may take a couple years to rank your site.

      Find ways to get people to link to you and what ever keyword you go for make sure you offer what that keyword is talking about.


      We need to start thinking about having sites that offer what the searcher is looking for instead of being an affiliate for a physical product

      What don't you be a physical product store e-commerce and build your links naturally like SEOMOZ talks about, use offer widgets on your site, find other creative ways, do a give away to build links and there are many other things you can do. Read SEOMOZ

      and focus on keywords that relate to your e-commerce store and offer reviews on your site

      And instead of being an affiliate for an ebook write your own ebook, become a service site offering real services.

      You need to think in terms of a real business you can offer people a service online they really need and will market itself online if you're part of the right forums, or where your customers can help you build links.

      Man this is the way to go.

      The days of trying to game Google are dead and honestly not worth the time. I don't know about you my time is worth something. I can't afford to waste it.

      Don't waste your time with these marketers who are trying to game Google.

      The truth is you can't game Google ANYMORE and it's users people are aware what's going on. If you do manage to game Google, guess what it won't be for long.

      People are annoyed by affiliates who have pages ranking for something that has nothing to do with their search.

      So in conclusion do what I suggested:

      Don't buy SEO EXPERT ACADEMY save your money for a business plan

      Come up with real idea and a real business online and you will succeed.

      Affiliate marketing SEO is DEAD
      Affiliate marketing paid traffic is not DEAD

      YAWN!!!!!

      Recite the following lines and soon you will believe it to be true.

      Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead! Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead!

      You havent stated anything new... We all know building links should be done naturally with quality in mind...., Marketers should think strategically...

      I think you need to be more responsible with your posts. You've just dismissed a whole bunch of traditional link building methods in one post.

      Some of those methods work for me, post panda...

      If affiliate marketing and seo is dead then why am I seeing affiliate sites ranking highly post panda in various niches i operate in?

      Making dramatic statements like, Affiliate Marketing is dead is just plain irresponsible, unhelpful and most importantly: UNTRUE!.

      How many people on this forum make their income by driving traffic via the search engines? I am sure I can count them on more than one hand.

      Claude, you cannot guarantee anything.

      I hope people don't take heed to what this guy talks about and come to more evidenced conclusions instead.
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      • Profile picture of the author Clint Butler
        Originally Posted by squeezecpa View Post

        YAWN!!!!!

        Recite the following lines and soon you will believe it to be true.

        Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead! Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead!

        You havent stated anything new... We all know building links should be done naturally with quality in mind...., Marketers should think strategically...

        I think you need to be more responsible with your posts. You've just dismissed a whole bunch of traditional link building methods in one post.

        Some of those methods work for me, post panda...

        If affiliate marketing and seo is dead then why am I seeing affiliate sites ranking highly post panda in various niches i operate in?

        Making dramatic statements like, Affiliate Marketing is dead is just plain irresponsible, unhelpful and most importantly: UNTRUE!.

        How many people on this forum make their income by driving traffic via the search engines? I am sure I can count them on more than one hand.

        Claude, you cannot guarantee anything.

        I hope people don't take heed to what this guy talks about and come to more evidenced conclusions instead.
        Quit telling him that his statements are untrue. The more people that believe it, the easier it is for us that know better to make good money doing it.

        Regards,
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    • Profile picture of the author JackPowers
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      We need to do SEO like SEOMOZ teaches it, get your links naturally over time and know that it may take a couple years to rank your site.[/QUOTE]

      Rand Fishkin is all talk and little action. His SEO agency was on the verge of going bankrupt before he began blogging and selling software. He doesn't even do any SEO for clients anymore.

      The methods they generally advocate are just poor ways of doing linkbuilding. You won't get anywhere with 'create good content and they will come'. Everyone knows that high level SEO is all about how big your linkbuying budget is, that is the harsh truth. Online casinos shell out millions buying links.

      Linkbuilding is not that different post-Panda, vary your anchor text, don't use spam links directly, in content links, keep the links in place, but most importantly build your next affiliate sites for usability and low bounce rates.
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  • Profile picture of the author savyeman
    Hi neil,

    Don't get me wrong? I'm not saying that you can't make money with affiliate marketing and artificially link building, you can and can rank using these methods, right now.

    The reasons I say affiliate marketing and SEO is dead is no one knows how much longer our sites have in the search engines when we do rank. We are at Google's mercy and this risk factor makes it a bad idea.

    I guess you can take an out going all out approach make as much money as you can while you can. But don't depend on this for a consistent sustainable business.

    Because of the risk factor of not knowing when or if another Google update is going to affect my site makes it not worth the effort.

    I think there is still some time left. But not much longer.
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    • Profile picture of the author djbory
      Originally Posted by savyeman View Post

      Hi neil,



      The reasons I say affiliate marketing and SEO is dead is no one knows how much longer our sites have in the search engines when we do rank. We are at Google's mercy and this risk factor makes it a bad idea.

      I guess you can take an out going all out approach make as much money as you can while you can. But don't depend on this for a consistent sustainable business.

      Because of the risk factor of not knowing when or if another Google update is going to affect my site makes it not worth the effort.

      I think there is still some time left. But not much longer.

      I don't know you and I have nothing to do with Terry, but guys like you are the reason so many people can't make money online! You obviously are NOT making money on SEO/Affiliate but that doesn't mean no one else is making money or that SEO/IM is dead... Jesus, what load of c$%&!!!

      People like you are the reason it is so much easier to make money on the Search Engines now, I have over 30 #1 Sites on Google and I don't know any special magic trick or anything...

      The facts: If you do it right, now I find it is easier than ever to make money on SEO, it requires about 25% of the efforts it used to require. If you do it right, it is easy to get and stay #1 on Google...

      Don't listen to negative people like this person, get a good SEO/Affiliate Course, like some one mention before "Andew Hansen - Unstoppable Affiliate" is very good... Use, a lot and unique content in your sites, go slow on Spam-poor quality backlinks, get quality backlinks from diversify sources and use diversify anchor text and you will make money, period!

      DJBory

      P.S.

      Please, please, please!!! Don't listen to these people:


      Quote:
      "This is why I've abandoned SEO. One minute you're at the top of Google, next you've been bashed to page 50!
      Google doesn't like us and they're getting better at weeding us out by the day. Me personally I wouldn't like to build my business around that."

      If you use quality/unique content you will stay there even if you get manual review. Once I get to the #1 spot, I outsource constant-updated-great quality content and my sites stay there; crappy/low quality content sites may drop, but if you get to #1, it means you are making some money and can spend on outsourcing good quality content, that's all.
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      Ranking Just Got A Lot Easier
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      • Profile picture of the author savyeman
        Originally Posted by djbory View Post

        I don't know you and I have nothing to do with Terry, but guys like you are the reason so many people can't make money online! You obviously are NOT making money on SEO/Affiliate but that doesn't mean no one else is making money or that SEO/IM is dead... Jesus, what load of c$%&!!!

        People like you are the reason it is so much easier to make money on the Search Engines now, I have over 30 #1 Sites on Google and I don't know any special magic trick or anything...

        The facts: If you do it right, now I find it is easier than ever to make money on SEO, it requires about 25% of the efforts it used to require. If you do it right, it is easy to get and stay #1 on Google...

        Don't listen to negative people like this person, get a good SEO/Affiliate Course, like some one mention before "Andew Hansen - Unstoppable Affiliate" is very good... Use, a lot and unique content in your sites, go slow on Spam-poor quality backlinks, get quality backlinks from diversify sources and use diversify anchor text and you will make money, period!

        DJBory

        P.S.

        Please, please, please!!! Don't listen to these people:


        Quote:
        "This is why I've abandoned SEO. One minute you're at the top of Google, next you've been bashed to page 50!
        Google doesn't like us and they're getting better at weeding us out by the day. Me personally I wouldn't like to build my business around that."

        If you use quality/unique content you will stay there even if you get manual review. Once I get to the #1 spot, I outsource constant-updated-great quality content and my sites stay there; crappy/low quality content sites may drop, but if you get to #1, it means you are making some money and can spend on outsourcing good quality content, that's all.
        DJBory,

        You do not have to revert to cursing and become almost angry at the comment stated above. It's the truth.

        I'm just being honest and also trying to help people to think strategically instead of doing whatever some guru tells them to do.

        You got it all wrong. I'm not trying to discourage anyone or be negative. I'm a very positive person.

        The reason I know these things is because I'm well informed. I do have sites that I've made money from doing SEO.

        As an entrepreneur we must be forward thinking and expect the best when pursuing a business venture and never ever put all your eggs in one basket. There are more rules, just a few to live by...

        However, we can't keep running West looking for a sun set when the sun sets in the East.

        The internet is starting to mature the ways of making money is starting to mature. You can't keep ignoring that SEO is changing it can't continue to be done the same way.

        We need to think about where things are going, so we can take advantage of it.

        This is where I'm coming from. I'm not saying all SEO is dead. I'm just saying artificially link building is just about DEAD. We need to look at SEO from a different angle.

        Matt and Terry are not offering that in their course, that's why I said do not buy it.

        You can get some excellent information from SEOMOZ.org, distilled.net and Inboundmarketing.com.

        I mean excellent information that is worth more than seoexpertacademy.com 5X times over.

        What we should be asking ourselves is how can we give Google what it wants, help people and still make a great living online.

        That's what we should be asking ourselves and instead running with these shady and unpredictable tactics that leaves us unable to truly predict what will happen.

        As an entrepreneur this is a bad strategy you will not be in business for a long time.

        I don't know about you I want to continue building businesses that are going to be around 5 years from now. Not some fly by night thing that I don't know will be around.

        I don't want to do that to my wife or my kids. I don't to plan my life around a business that I truly can't count on, that would be plain stupid of me to do.

        SEO as evolve, Matt and Terry obviously don't know how to deal with it.

        Their tactics is nothing new and Matt and Terry are not stupid, they will make a few million from this product and laugh all the way to the bank because they are taking advantage of the market.

        They know people are looking for a way out of the SEO dilemma.....

        I will take advantage of where SEO and the internet is going not some outdated non sense where I'm gambling. I don't do business that way.

        I have had enough failures to know how to be a successful entrepreneur.

        Take it from me if you don't build links naturally find ways to get links from your customers or from building relationships with people through social media.

        You sites will suffer eventually, if not already....

        Stop trying to skin a fat cat like Google, just walk along with it give Google what it wants in another words.

        Did you know that Google associates even your hosting accounts to your sites? So, if you have an account that have sites with links that come from spam links sites your site will be consider spam and guess what you will drop from the rankings eventually and other sites that you build from that hosting account even before you start building links will be considered spam sites and will have a hard time ranking or at least sticking on top.

        Sites like Unique article wizard, Build my rank, AMA, Traffic kaboom are nothing more than spam sites. They have all these links on them. If these sites haven't been penalized they will be, take my word for it, don't say someone didn't tell you so.

        Why do you think you always have to continue to build backlinks to stay on top of the search engines?

        There is a reason. Because your links are from spam sites and they are crappy links.

        I'm not someone who doesn't know what he's talking about. I do SEO like I said above. I have made money from it.

        You also need to watch where your links come from don't get them from blog networks go against the crowd get them from real legitimate sites by asking site owners for the links and make sure those sites themselves do not have links from spam sites.

        It's not difficult to do and doesn't take a lot of time.
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    • Originally Posted by savyeman View Post

      Hi neil,

      Don't get me wrong? I'm not saying that you can't make money with affiliate marketing and artificially link building, you can and can rank using these methods, right now.

      The reasons I say affiliate marketing and SEO is dead is no one knows how much longer our sites have in the search engines when we do rank. We are at Google's mercy and this risk factor makes it a bad idea.

      I guess you can take an out going all out approach make as much money as you can while you can. But don't depend on this for a consistent sustainable business.

      Because of the risk factor of not knowing when or if another Google update is going to affect my site makes it not worth the effort.

      I think there is still some time left. But not much longer.
      I tend to agree with you. I can't say I am really an expert in SEO, but I have been following the topic for quite a bit now and guess what, the more I see how Google is changing the more I surprise myself thinking that, hey, SEO isn't necessary anymore, simply write something really from your own thinking, something useful and original and there you are, Google will love your site. This is what Google is trying to do: find decent sites it can point to. Now, probably some SEO is still useful. How, for instance, can people searching for "weight loss tips" find your site if you use, as an extreme, non-English words. But probably, right now Google has gone so far that you don't need to use "weight loss tips" 5 times in a 800 words articles and probably not even once neither. You can simply write some good text, add a video or two, add an image or two, link to another good site, in short, write a decent article on how to loose weight and you have done your day. Which means, it will now take some time, months probably, until you get some honest traffic while you keep up your good, diligent work.
      Anybody can confirm that SEO is till good for A LONG span of time? I would love to hear the feedback of more experienced marketers. A year ago, I read of a guy who started to write about Photoshop tips (a very difficult keyword) WITHOUT thinking of SEO at all, and who ranked very well in the first page after twelve months....He simply wrote what he was REALLY interested about....
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      • Profile picture of the author David Lamb
        The price has gone up to $297. That's ridiculous.

        You can outsource a lot of unique, quality content for that price and be much farther ahead.
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  • Profile picture of the author xxxJamesxxx
    Hi neil,

    Don't get me wrong? I'm not saying that you can't make money with affiliate marketing and artificially link building, you can and can rank using these methods, right now.

    The reasons I say affiliate marketing and SEO is dead is no one knows how much longer our sites have in the search engines when we do rank. We are at Google's mercy and this risk factor makes it a bad idea.

    I guess you can take an out going all out approach make as much money as you can while you can. But don't depend on this for a consistent sustainable business.

    Because of the risk factor of not knowing when or if another Google update is going to affect my site makes it not worth the effort.

    I think there is still some time left. But not much longer.
    This is why I've abandoned SEO. One minute you're at the top of Google, next you've been bashed to page 50!

    Google doesn't like us and they're getting better at weeding us out by the day. Me personally I wouldn't like to build my business around that.

    ...Just sayin'

    James Scholes
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  • Profile picture of the author kevsites
    While the videos may be nice to watch and the information may be new to you. The real test of the product comes when you actually implement what he says. I have not seen SEO Expert Academy but I have gone through his SEO course on his other products. I find using his methods most of my time is spent trying to find places to put backlinks on or writing articles. He also did not reveal how he managed to find some of the high pr blog page as opposed to domain to comment on.

    You have to remember he has a team of people to do backlinking for him so his methods is easy for him to implement.
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    • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
      While the videos may be nice to watch and the information may be new to you. The real test of the product comes when you actually implement what he says. I have not seen SEO Expert Academy but I have gone through his SEO course on his other products. I find using his methods most of my time is spent trying to find places to put backlinks on or writing articles. He also did not reveal how he managed to find some of the high pr blog page as opposed to domain to comment on.

      You have to remember he has a team of people to do backlinking for him so his methods is easy for him to implement.
      Who's 'He' ? The course is the product of TWO people ??
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      • Profile picture of the author kevsites
        Originally Posted by neil_patmore View Post

        Who's 'He' ? The course is the product of TWO people ??
        I am referring to Matt Carter. Terry had an influence on Matt so the course I went through is still the product of two people even though it is not explicitly mentioned that Terry had a part.
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    • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
      Google does not have a team of human viewers going around checking what every website is doing. It would be impossible! I believe your website can get put for human review but the chances of that are way out there.
      If you rank #1 for a given keyword you stand a real chance of a manual review. The 'what Google wants video' was a good watch and made perfect sense.
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      • Profile picture of the author craftcli
        Originally Posted by neil_patmore View Post

        If you rank #1 for a given keyword you stand a real chance of a manual review. The 'what Google wants video' was a good watch and made perfect sense.
        Ok then, well if my sites that are at number 1 are getting manually reviewed then I am doing nothing wrong and Google loves me at the moment.

        I am not saying they always will and that they won't change stuff but that is when you change with the times like with any business.

        As long as you aren't making a spammy site then even if you are getting manually reviewed which I still believe is very hard there will be no problem.

        SEO is far from dead!
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        • Profile picture of the author Seth Stewart
          I find this "SEO is dead!" - "SEO is NOT dead" banter very interesting. I came to this thread to read reviews about the SEOExpertAcademy course and decide whether it offered anything truly new. I already know & do proper natural-link-building SEO at an intermediate level, and based on the reviews here, I'm not going to find anything in Matt's course that rockets me into an advanced level, so I'll pass.

          But I'm glad I visited because of the ongoing discussion about SEO being dead. James, you said you have abandoned SEO, but you didn't say what you've replaced it with...I'd be curious.

          And savyeman, I agree with you that, if you have the time and don't need quick income influx, you should study SEOMOZ-type methods and go for the long natural authority-site builds where it might take 1-2 years before you see any real income from your online endeavors. Most people getting into Internet Marketing can't imagine waiting that long, either because it sounds like too much long work and wait, or because they need a new income NOW and see IM as an opportunity to generate a decent monthly income quickly.

          I built autoblog sites throughout my first year, that Google hates and, sure enough, they eventually got deranked to the bottom of the SERPS. But before they did, they generated over 50K in my first year, and that immediate, steady income influx is what allowed me the financial freedom to stick around and learn the "better" ways of building lasting websites. Most people need something like that, or they'll be gone in a few months. They simply can't afford to slowly build sites that may or may not pay off in 2013.

          But savyeman may be right, building sites with the old SEO methods may no longer get your sites to the top, or at least not get them to stay at the top for very long. We all know Google is working harder every day to crush our phony affiliate backlink build up strategies.

          Many affiliate marketers will say, "Well if your sites only stay high-ranked and profitable for 3-6 months, just keep building more and keep rotating them, for a steady income," and I'm sure many of the super-affiliates are doing just that.

          But a usual, the strong conflicting opinions in this thread show that no one has the definitive answer.
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  • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
    Been watching some more vids and reading the discussions where both Matt and Terry are actively engaging with everyone. I'm starting to like this product .... alot!

    The emphasis has very much shifted towards the now, as apposed to what used to work. I'm sure Niether Matt or Terry really know what's working 100% now, but I bet they'll figure it out before most of us, and it's a safe bet where they'll be sharing that info first.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikeavery10
    Wow! There is lot of experienced guys and lot of useful tips. I am really benefited with this sharing. Thanks everybody.
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  • Profile picture of the author jon poland
    Is SEO really is dead? Not hardly. When Google and other search engines disappear off the face of Mother Earth, then you may be able to make the case that SEO is dead.
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  • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
    I can no longer see the video comments. Either they've had second thoughts about interacting with everyone or I've said something to upset them?? Can anyone else see the comments?
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  • Profile picture of the author jabro
    Wow. I don't know what kool-aid you've been drinking but it must have been good if you believe all that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeff Lenney
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    Honestly guys, this is a LEGIT course by Matt Carter and Terry Kyle. If you're struggling to make money online with SEO, THIS is the course you should check out

    Both VERY legit guys and marketers and they practice what they preach day after day.

    I did get affiliate access, yes, BUT I would not recommend this publicly if it sucked ass.

    This gets my 2 thumbs up.

    Jeff Lenney
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  • Profile picture of the author RalphealJackson2
    I think this course is pretty cool, especially the advance tactics, very surpise that many people don't like this course.

    I'll come back a little laer and share a more indepth review, but so far I think it's an exceptional course.
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  • Profile picture of the author Clint Butler
    There are a few people in here saying "this isn't new" or "I have seen all this before" and that's great. I can honestly say that I went through the whole thing and there are a lot of concepts and methods that I already knew about. What made the purchase price worth it to me were the three or four things I didn't know about it.

    Always learn something from everything you buy, a new twist on an old concept or even a way that doesn't work which could save you time down the road. If you just buying stuff and complaining its not new, perhaps its a sign you should be buying less stuff in the first place.

    Regards,
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    • Profile picture of the author imlogic
      The dude has a point regarding the"death" of seo. Just like the "death" of adwords organic listings is headed towards the same fate.

      Now when I say death I dont mean you cant make money anymore, because obviously you can still make money with adwords.. but the game changed.

      The same thing is happening with SEO. Google doesnt want affiliates... and the organic listings will be purged just like adwords was of affiliates.

      Google prefers only 2 types of sites: Pure Ecommerce product/service sites or Pure Informational sites (monetized with ad blocks only). And this is where everything is headed.

      Depending on the type of search term either site takes precedence in the ranking.
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  • Profile picture of the author milla04
    Everyone who has given thumbs up for Matt, I agree with that. Unfortunately this review is not based on Matt, it is a product review section. I personally feel n believe anyone can get the materials within this course much cheaper or spend more and get more information. So, based on that and "price" I wouldn't recommend this. I personally find it tough nowadays to see honest reviews. "just thinking out loud."
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    • Profile picture of the author James Hussey
      Originally Posted by squeezecpa View Post

      YAWN!!!!!

      Recite the following lines and soon you will believe it to be true.

      Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead! Seo is dead! Affiliate Marketing is dead!

      You havent stated anything new... We all know building links should be done naturally with quality in mind...., Marketers should think strategically...

      I think you need to be more responsible with your posts. You've just dismissed a whole bunch of traditional link building methods in one post.

      Some of those methods work for me, post panda...

      If affiliate marketing and seo is dead then why am I seeing affiliate sites ranking highly post panda in various niches i operate in?
      Yeah, it's pretty funny...someone earlier said they'd like someone more experienced to confirm SEO still works post-Panda...

      er...

      It works.

      A lot of these funny discussions would actually get some place if more people quit "wondering" about SEO and other traffic-gen and simply put their money where their mouth is.

      I don't mean, "Buy this or that course," I mean quit reading theories in the forums and start taking some action.

      All this "SEO is dead post-Panda" mumbo-jumbo is as helpful as shooting your partner's foot in a 3-legged footrace.

      Test it already - and for the record: Google may not "love" the way people sling links, but their algorithm doesn't seem to mind...

      Just sayin'.
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      • Profile picture of the author Royce Space
        Originally Posted by JamestheJust on Elance View Post

        Yeah, it's pretty funny...someone earlier said they'd like someone more experienced to confirm SEO still works post-Panda...

        er...

        It works.

        A lot of these funny discussions would actually get some place if more people quit "wondering" about SEO and other traffic-gen and simply put their money where their mouth is.

        I don't mean, "Buy this or that course," I mean quit reading theories in the forums and start taking some action.

        All this "SEO is dead post-Panda" mumbo-jumbo is as helpful as shooting your partner's foot in a 3-legged footrace.

        Test it already - and for the record: Google may not "love" the way people sling links, but their algorithm doesn't seem to mind...

        Just sayin'.
        Exactly! I really hate people flood wrong information in the forum. Instead of helping people, they will pull you down. Seriously, crab mentality in this forum do happen.
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  • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
    It is not that advanced, but it really covers everything what you need to know about seo and it is called Unstoppable Affiliate by Andrew Hansen.

    The course is really good and they cover a little bit more stuff about keyword research, but a little bit less about backlinking methods.
    That would be because SEO Academy is an SEO course, whereas Unstoppable Affiliate is an Affiliate course. The clues are in the titles! :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author joeho
    i bought the course is great.Worth every cents! It really teach you from newbie to expert level seo.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nazbir.Bd
    As few have been saying SEO is dead, I do not agree. Saying "SEO is dead" is like saying "Grapes are sour".
    IMO SEO Expert Academy is a decent course for those who are comparatively new in SEO, but the price is quite high as for the content of the course.

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    • Profile picture of the author neil_patmore
      The prelaunch tumblr trick went no follow shortly after the video. Not really worth the effort now!
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  • Profile picture of the author smilika
    I seen it with a friend. It does not really deliver all that I expected from it, but it is still a nice all around look at link building that did give me a few extra ideas.

    I wouldn't spend that much money on it though.
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    • Profile picture of the author seanybyrne
      hi guys..

      Do you have to pay 97 x 2... or is this a recurring payment each month now???

      Does anyone have experience with that?

      Thanks

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  • Profile picture of the author tylerjaysen
    Yes I bought it and love the program. Over 90 videos and there is a ton of stuff that they talk about that goes above and beyond the typical SEO onpage offpage, meta tags bs. There is a sample video...a thread already on here....about getting a pr 7 link via tumblr....might be done to death by now...but nontheless very cool stuff that is not spammy.

    The guys who developed the course are very legit in the SEO world and have a ton of experience. The tricks they teach you are all white hat and will not get your punished by google. It's a little pricey for a newbie...but well worth the money.

    Bottom line is that if you listen to what they teach you in the course,,,then your sites will be better of than most of the other junk that is out in the online space. Essentially they show you how to set up your pages the right way from the outset.
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  • Profile picture of the author 808glass
    @Jack... I hear you. It's 2 different models of SEO you're comparing, one is against google's policy and one isn't. Rand caters to the vast majority of businesses who want to play by the rules or are required to corporate legal departments, it's the darker hat SEO's on these forums and the thousands you've never heard of that work at the actual fringes of the Search Engine universe. I think the optimum position for a successful SEO career is somewhere in the middle. Go hang out with Google during the day, but stay up partying all night with your black hat on.
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  • Profile picture of the author kfinney1
    I bought the course as well when it came out and I must say it is quite comprehensive! If you go through all the videos there are HOURS and HOURS worth of them so it may take you some time. I think it's a worth while investment because they offer not only different strategies for link building but they also offer a step by step action plan to setup your site and start link building on a week by week basis. It is truly a SEO filled course! Not only that but since i've joined they've added new videos and they have also updated the plan due to one of the software programs mentioned in it changing the way they work! Yes, they mention buying software to help you but you don't have to pay for it if you don't want to. Also, they tend to focus on programs that have a one time charge rather than those you have to pay for monthly. There is a lot of information in there and you are bound to learn something new or a new spin on an old technique.
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