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Can This Strategy Beat the Over-optimization Penalty?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by proweb, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. proweb

    proweb Regular Member

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    If Google's over optimization penalty is caused when you are targeting a specific term too heavily...do you think this strategy could beat it or at least save some time?

    Instead of spending time building backlinks with related keywords and fluff keywords like "click here", "yourwebsiteDOTcom", etc. Could you simply purchase expiring domains in a similar niche as yourself and 301 redirect those domains to your money site, thus redirecting their keyword anchor texts as well?

    Lets say you find 5 websites related to your niche that each have 20-100 natural backlinks. If you were to 301 them to your money site would you get 100-500 natural-footprint anchor links to your site?

    If that would work, then you could spend a majority of your time building anchor links towards your money-keyword and then whenever you feel your keyword diversity is becoming unnatural, you could 301 a relevant domain towards your money site.

    Any feedback is appreciated.
     
  2. cristianraiber

    cristianraiber Regular Member

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    Test it and let us know what your findings are :)
     
  3. proweb

    proweb Regular Member

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    I will if no one has tried it.
     
  4. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I don't think there is really an OOP, but I definitely wouldn't expect a 301'd domain with different keywords to help, but I'm very interested in you doing the test. ;)
     
  5. 123again

    123again Registered Member

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    The biggest problem here is that is not possible for you to get so many "related keywords" websites, let alone with good natural backlinks already.
     
  6. Expertpeon

    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    So what do you attribute the drop of ever major SEO'd and non-branded site to?
     
  7. Initial Effort

    Initial Effort Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Most likely if you use natural anchors you'll probably not have to worry about it too much. Take a look at 10 footprints of natural linking sites and this will help you improve your strategy.
     
  8. ShakeThatA55

    ShakeThatA55 Newbie

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    i saw a post yesterday of a guy that bought 50 domains and going to try it. i guess it could work good
     
  9. proweb

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    I see your point, but it really depends on how specific your niche is. I've seen specific-niche domains pop up in auction frequently. But you definitely wouldn't be able to go out and get 5 relevant domains in one day for a very specific niche. Plus, this technique wouldn't necessarily require the domain have a high PR, all you really would need is the domain to have a good backlink profile.

    Well yeah, but I'm wanting to see if this could potentially save time and effort.