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301 redirect or PBN site?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by WeWontBeAlone, May 26, 2017.

  1. WeWontBeAlone

    WeWontBeAlone Regular Member

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    Ok, so let me explain this in the most simple way..

    I had a website in 2013 and it ranked very very well, was making me about $2500 a month from ads.
    Let's call this domain, Domain A.

    In 2015, the website got removed from google's index for DMCA complaint.

    Back in 2015, I could just buy a new domain, 301 redirect the old site to the new domain, and I would keep my rankings. Doing this, I managed to build another website and have some good authority, rankings, etc. Let's call this Domain B

    This worked until december of 2016, when Domain B also got removed for DMCA complaint.

    I tried to 301 redirect Domain B to a new domain, let's call this one Domain C.

    To my surprise, 301 redirects doesn't work like that anymore, and Domain C was ranking horribly. For months I built backlinks to Domain C but still to no avail, I tried a new method which my competitors were using.

    I took Domain B and created a subdomain called www1, and 301 redirected everything to that website. With some luck, it started to rank fairly well, not perfect by any means but on some days I would get very good traffic but it often gets removed for DMCA and I need to start over with a new subdomain and 301 redirects.

    The question I have for this is, would it be more beneficial to turn Domain A and Domain C into PBN sites and backlink from them? Domain A is aged 4 years, I would need to use a subdomain like news.mysite.com or something then 301 redirect the mysite.com to the subdomain, and for Domain C it hasn't been DMCA'ed yet so I could use the full URL.

    The question I'm asking is, will I get more benefit from 301 redirecting these sites, or making them real sites and backlinking to my site with them?
     
  2. Nargil

    Nargil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    PBN. Always. Period.
     
  3. yesman75

    yesman75 Newbie

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    you have nothing to lose as those thing don't affect a lot of people you have to try

    have you try to do a 301 without notify that to search console. (without Change of address tool)
     
  4. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

    MyGirlfriendIsaPBN Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I also place PBN's over 301's any day of the week.
     
  5. mbreezy

    mbreezy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    PBN all day. The last redirect I did was worthless.
     
  6. JustCash

    JustCash Marketplace seller Marketplace seller Premium Member

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    If the sites are truly penalized, then you don't want to use them to 301 or as PBNs - once they are penalized, they are dead and can pass the penalty along via 301 or outbound links. Best to start fresh.
     
  7. djp371

    djp371 Elite Member

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    Just turn them to PBN. That's the better option than 301.
     
  8. KZX

    KZX Newbie

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    My question is, how did you get all those DMCA complaints ? What happened?
     
  9. darks_virus

    darks_virus Newbie

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    PBN site would be better