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Are PBNs REALLY dead?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Michlap, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Michlap

    Michlap Regular Member

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    Hi guys

    After the recent PBN penalty that was given out there were a lot of blog posts about people quitting using PBNs and moving on to authority sites and strictly building them with white hat SEO techniques.

    What do you guys think? Are PBNs dead?
     
  2. mqsss

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    Most sites use PBN links. Answer is no.
     
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    Yeah everything is dead.
     
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    never mind

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  5. Michlap

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    what????????????
     
  6. Michlap

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    Why did a lot of bloggers go on about how awful they were then?
     
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    Don't embarrass yourself by asking these sort of question.

    For your future queries


    SEO isn't dead
    Web 2.0s aren't dead
    Blog comment works (If you know what you're doing)


    Cheers
     
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  8. PrinceVisi

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    Did you learn anything at all since you joined BHW?

    Anything?
     
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    A PBN isn't really a PBN if anyone other than the owner knows about them. Yes they still work.
     
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  10. misteryou.

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    people say you, it's dead but they forgot to tell you, they didn't do it properly.
    and they must find a culpit. as everyone is innocent, they prefer say PBN is dead :D
     
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  11. bdang727

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    PBN's are not dead. You just have to use them correctly and set them up correctly. There is no way Google can find every single PBN and deindex them. When you set them up make sure you use different hosting accounts (don't use seo hosting) instead find 1 dollar hosts and host 3-4 sites per host. When you setup the sites make sure you use unique themes (paid is best) and mix up the platforms (wordpress, drupal, joomla, and regular html). Make sure you have logos uploaded and that there is content on your sites that have no external links. Mix up your linking strategies (link differently everytime from each site). Rotate your anchor text with longtails, brand, url, and randoms. Then you should hire one of these services on BHW (I use seopez) and buy their manual created link packages for 20 dollars (use brand, url, and random with their service and hard anchors with your PBN).

    Make sure you post content to your PBN regularly and within your posts use images, videos and etc. You can schedule them or hire a VA to do it for you.

    If you follow this advice you will be safe and your rankings will be solid.

    Binh
     
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  12. Michlap

    Michlap Regular Member

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    I only joined in Aug of this year and I'm not 1700 something posts in like you.
     
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    PBNs will be dead the day google starts to devalue quality links.

    And that's not gonna happen.
     
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  15. PrinceVisi

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    With this kind of mentality, believe me you wont go too far.

    If you just take a 5 minute look at the market place, you would see that 3 services out of 4 are offering PBN links. Now do the math if they work or not.
     
  16. Michlap

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    Thank you!

    I have one question

    When you say "content on your sites that have no external links"

    What do you mean by this? As in have certain blog posts that don't have outbound links?
     
  17. Michlap

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    WOW

    please go get your **** ****** as you are not a nice person right now don't comment if you don't want to help.

    Others are happy to help
     
  18. mickyfu

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  19. Capo Dei Capi

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    PBN's have to look natural like the webrings of the web 1.0 era. But isn't 3-4 per hosts going to hurt the strength of it due to having too similar IP's and too soon of a setup?
     
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    As long as Google is using backlinks as one of the criteria to rank websites, PBNs, really build as PBNs, taking care of all potential footsteps and avoiding such, can't be dead, otherwise SEO is dead...

    Cheers
    Dan
    :drinking2
     
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