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Do you test your PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by K114a, Jul 16, 2017.

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    K114a Junior Member

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    Testing a domain before linking it to the money site. Basically, we are linking to someother site and checking whether it moves the needle for that site. Based on the results, if it's working it gets added to the network, if not it gets kicked.

    Your opinion? Waste of time?
     
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    What a waste of time. If you're sure that the domain's history and link profile is clean and aged, there's no need to test like that.
     
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    I just read it here http://diggitymarketing.com/how-to-test-your-pbns/

    But it does makes some sense, right?. Some domains can be toxic for no reason. But that article is like a year old (Before penguin, fred and all shit) He says to link out with exact match anchor, which is a big NO in today's SEO situation as the exact match anchors don't do well or much worse than what it used to be.
     
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    Toxic for no reason? Well there must be a reason. Either you pick spammy domains or didn't check them completely.

    For exact match anchor, it's not recommended not just for PBN but all links. Better go with anchor diversity.
     
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    This entire blog should be forbidden to be shared here. Testing PBNs is an absolute waste of time. If you know how to check them and evaluate them properly, you don't have to test anything. It's true that lately it's better to just let your PBNs age before you link out, but that's about it.
     
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    You can test other methods of SEO like that, but not PBN, because it almost allways make good results. Test public links or tiered links on others sites :)
     
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    you do make sense but what op said is relevant too. you always have 10-20% chance of pbn link not working even when you take complete care to pick the domain. but doing that will surely kill the time. also just because it does nto work on domain can not conclude that it wont work for others too.
     
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    I think it is a good practice if you are building networks regularly. In other words it can be part of your assembly line. and while you can check a domain from top to bottom the available tools for this purpose are never 100%, (probably 50% in my opinion; wayback pages dont always load on the day of the checks, not all links always show on the day of the check, each profile checker like hrefs, majestic etc show often very different results; as an experienced scraper there are definitely a number of flags I have trained myself to watch for that at least 90% of the average people discount from their thoughts) just the nature of the business.
     
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    You don't need to test it. But you should always check your domain's quality and history. Then make sure you have a good quality content. Also, try your best to avoid footprints.