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Can You Hide Your PA/DA

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by InsanelySane, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. InsanelySane

    InsanelySane Power Member

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    I know ahrefs doesnt typically honor blocking their crawlers, although I am pretty sure you can block MOZ.

    If a site was blocking MOZ wouldn't that cause their PA/DA to show up significantly lower that what it actually is? And if say all or most of the sites in the top 10 position in google blocked MOZ; wouldn't this completely fuck up keyword research analysis?

    As PA/DA is now one of the prime metrics in determining competition.
     
  2. DamageX

    DamageX Elite Member

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    No. Your PA/DA are calculated based in links towards you, so it doesn't matter what you block on your own site.

    I sure as fuck hope you're fucking with us...
     
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    Scritty Elite Member Premium Member

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    You can block Moz. Their crawler has a signature that you can ban from inside most hosts Cpanel but that wont affect those ratings.
    As for would you want to?

    My money is on Google to buy MOZ in the next 2-3 years and these metrics to become industry standard - replacing the soon to be obsolete (patent about to expire) Page rank.

    That will make the prime snake oil seller Horny Codbrother (sorry "Rand Fishkin") even more of a smug profiteering b&st&rd than he is already.

    Scritty
     
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  4. DamageX

    DamageX Elite Member

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    No offense, but why would they even consider doing something THAT retarded? Surely a multi-billion global company like Google can come up with better metrics of their own, don't you think? :)
     
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    InsanelySane Power Member

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    So then whats the deal with the sites I see ranking 1st, 2nd or 3rd in competitive niches with a PA/DA of 1, and 0 backlinks; when the site is 7 months old?
     
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    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    Redirects I imagine. 301 redirects are back with a vengeance as Google's war on white hat sites continues.
     
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    InsanelySane Power Member

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    I was under the impression that 301's pass DA/PA when the next monthly MOZ update rolls around.
     
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    PA/DA is a 3rd party metric and has pretty much zero to do with how Google ranks sites. They're merely an indication of the amount of backlinks pointing to a site, which is only a one piece of the puzzle.
     
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    JournoNick Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It's all about the D and P with all them A's. Yeah, that wasn't funny. Pressing post anyway!
     
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    prab1996 Elite Member

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    lol they are not even correct indication of amount of links.
    ahrefs is much better then ose .
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