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Do Parasites still work?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by klesl, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. klesl

    klesl Registered Member

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    I read a post about parasites a few years ago, but haven't heard about them recently. Do they still work?

    Would building a quality PBN to a parasite (FB,YT, etc) work?
     
  2. Lunaaa

    Lunaaa Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I think reddit is a good one. Also I don't think the pbn has to be high quality
     
  3. risefromtheashes

    risefromtheashes Regular Member

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    Yeah parasites are still relevant if they are good, most of the time they rank higher than competitors' sites
     
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    LatteGrande Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes they do. But I'd rather pointing PBN to moneysite than to parasites.
     
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    owen2012 Registered Member

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    I don't think the pbn has to be high, and I think pinterest is a good one.
     
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    Yeah it still work you need to find new ones, FB is still working good.
     
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    bigbrothers Regular Member

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    Yes, they are still works. Try to create parasites with more random properties as Google learned how to easily spot them.

    Best Wishes - BB
     
  8. Divination

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    Yeah ignore subdomain ones though. Use ones that leverage ranking power of the domain, like Facebook or Pinterest or Reddit.
     
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    Banditoseo Regular Member

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    If you're making a quality PBN, don't waste it on the parasite, use it on the money site.

    Parasites work, but you get out of them what you put into them, like a PBN. The better and more content you put, the more it helps. Same with links and social sharing.

    Benefit of parasite is that you can hit them hard with links, including links of dubious quality. Drawback is that they don't carry the same weight as a standalone domain.
     
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    erdogannn Newbie

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    Parasites still work if you pick the right ones.
     
  11. Poker Rakeback Mafia

    Poker Rakeback Mafia Regular Member

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    What do you mean by, "don't carry the same weight"?
    Surely the fact that the parasite domain is a high trust domain means that they carry more weight with google?
    Or do you mean that they are less likely to convert customers?
     
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