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Do you block Alexa bot from crawling your PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Sizus, Mar 21, 2016.

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  1. Sizus

    Sizus Registered Member

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    Hi guys,

    I'm not sure if I block Alexa bot from crawling my PBN sites can that show some red alerts to Google so it can suspect it's a PBN?

    I plan to block it with htaccess file within other bots which are blocked.

    I've noticed when you check websites on Alexa it shows from where backlinks come from so that's why I'm planning to block it.

    Do you block Alexa as well for your PBN?

    EDIT: Do you block Archive.Org's WayBackMachine bot too? If I block these, does this get some red flags to Google so it can suspect it's a PBN?

    Thanks in advance,
    Sizus
     
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  2. diemou

    diemou Power Member

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    I can tell you. You can block all bots. But google bot will tell you everything if you dig enough :D
     
  3. Sizus

    Sizus Registered Member

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    That's true haha. But I'm not sure if I block these bots can Google detect it I block them and suspect I do it because it's a PBN?
     
  4. patriotnews

    patriotnews Senior Member

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    Under a manual review, blocked bots would be a footprint.
    Google bots do not read non-relevant code to send smoke signals to google concerning code oddities.

    I am building my 2nd PBN site right now, and like the first it blocks no bots, BUT my niche isn't super competitive or cut throat, so I have no worries about another webmaster or SEO coming after me.
     
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