16 May, 2017
by The Black Lion
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Black Lions Profit Logo v10BlackLionsProfit.com was launched on 30 November 2012. Created by Euan Strachan, it was intended as a go-to guide for gold making in Guild Wars 2 and also as a direct competitor to the GuildWars2TradingPost blog.

  • Our website is built on the WordPress.org platform using a custom build of the Yoko Theme.
  • We used the following plugins: Mailchimp, Table of Content Plus, Jetpack for WordPress, Tablepress, WPSlimbox2, Ubermenu, Shortcodes Ultimate & W3 Total Cache.
  • Our website is hosted by TSOHOST, who have provided 5 years of reliable webhosting at affordable prices. You can save 10% with discount code ‘Blacklionsprofit

Our website was active between December 2012 and July 2013 but is still used by thousands of players every month! Here are some stats:

  • In our first month we had only 4715 hits, Six months later in May and we had 74,805 hits! In our our first year, we totalled 478,658 hits. 
  • The Guild Wars 2 Gold Guide is our top post with over 300,000 views, followed by our Flipping for Beginners guide at 187,000 views.
  • We directed 142,000 clicks to gw2tp.net, 76,00 clicks to Gold Wars 2 and 18,000 clicks to tpcalc.com.
  • We are the top rated website on Google for ‘Guild wars 2 gold guide’ and ‘Guild Wars 2 flipping’.
  • 24% of our viewers are from the United States of America, 18% are from the United Kingdom and 9% are from the Russian Federation.
  • 56% of our viewers use Firefox as their internet browser, 30% use google chrome and 9% use Internet Explorer.
  • We have had 28,000 hits to our 404 page (oops) and 14,000 hits to our 403 page (oi!)

BlackLionsProfit will remain online as long as it is used, if you have any queries please contact us at Admin@blacklionsprofit.com