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Anything to not do when setting up an 'autoblog?'

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by boozie, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. boozie

    boozie Power Member

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    I love autoblogs, they rule. I have a few succesful autoblogs set up. The only thing I need to worry about is creating backlinks to increase traffic, piece of cake. But I have always paid for the initial autoblog setup service. Now, I would like to start creating them on my own. But before I do, I need to know if there is anything that I should avoid when setting up an autoblog, things to definitely avoid. For example, is it safe to use the G webmaster tools and ananlytics to avoid getting banned by G? etc etc. Anything to avoid?
     
  2. tacopalypse

    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    afaik, you only risk getting banned if your content looks like garbage. if it's readable by humans you should be ok with google.

    the biggest problem i see people having is forgetting to set their blog to public, since they're set to private by default, and then they never get indexed and they don't find out why till several months down the line

    lol
     
  3. DPatel304

    DPatel304 Regular Member

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    Wow, I feel dumb. I am one of these people. I was totally unaware of this setting. Luckily I literally just set up these blogs a few weeks ago, so not too much damage done.

    Thank you so much, man. That could have been a really stupid problem for me.
     
  4. SirCaptain

    SirCaptain Newbie

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    boozie - it will probably take you a few setups to get into your rhythm. If you're using Wordpress, there are a bunch of useful guides on these forums. I built my first couple in WP, but then built my own static-website system which makes it a lot easier to roll new sites out.

    Worth looking into static, IMO, as they load a lot quicker for the user and use much less bandwidth for you.
     
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    The latest WP update resolves this I believe and now the default is public again. I imagine they were receiving a lot of complaints!! :p
     
  6. WebStarr

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    Actually every IMer loves Autoblogs except google but if you do good seo and slowly add useful contents are useful then you are good to go.
     
  7. boozie

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    Thanks for the replies. Luckily, I caught that 'public' mistake when making my autoblogs. But I was really wondering if anything would raise the red flag with G, with regards to settings. Anything that would not only bury the site but run the risk of getting your ad sense acct suspended?
     
  8. gregstereo

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    In my opinion, no you will not get your @dense accounts suspended unless you violate the @dsense TOS or otherwise really try to get suspended. And by violation, a lot of it is common sense - no sites that contain content Big G despises (hate, porn, illegal stuff - I don't care what others say, they don't seem to HATE autoblogs as long as they look like helpful content); no trickery or playing with their code blocks very much; and no click fraud. If they make $, their advertisers make $, and you make $. Everyone is happy.

    For example - You can blend your ad blocks, but don't try anything too tricky (e.g. hiding ad code behind or in an image, or putting text like "Click here" above your ads; common sense stuff really). A real common sense thing - don't even waste time trying to figure out how to trick the Big G - invest that time more wisely in learning how @dsense works, and learning other topics like psychology, social engineering, and certain aspects of marketing - that's a far better time investment than any "click exchange", or other crap like that the noobs sometimes post about.

    So far I've been warned once about one specific domain name, I made the changes requested, and other than that no problems. That's in running @dsense for > 1 year on > let's say tens of autoblogs and ten or so non-auto blogs. Yeah, let's go with those numbers rather than get too specific.

    Also you might want to read this thread if you haven't seen it:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blogging/173146-can-you-get-banned-adsense-using-autoblogs.html
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2010
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    qft !
     
  10. janexus

    janexus Registered Member

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    LOL, :congrats:Classic