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Go for authority site or MNS?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Retraction, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. Retraction

    Retraction Junior Member

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    Okay, I have 2 projects going atm and I decided I can add another project. I tried making an MNS for experience, but I realized I sucked at designing websites. Here it is for reference of my ability (I know the content is shit)
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    http://www.pistolcrossbow.net
    I have a designated a budget of $250 for this additional project. I can either buy 1 authority site or 20 MNS sites. Minimum search volumes for the MNS are 30,000 (for all 20) while the authority is 10,000.

    I have googled a lot and there are pros and cons to both situation. I will do all the SEO manually (100 high PR social bookmarks) for the MNS and for the authority I might buy a service.

    Which one can dish out more cash at the end of two months? I have a lot of time now (summer!) so I think I can manage 20 sites. Thoughts?
     
  2. slipperflip

    slipperflip Registered Member

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    Hi there,

    Just so happens that I am getting into crossbows myself as a hobby. I decided the niche was fairly saturated already for my work-time pursuits. It's a sexy thing so that's not usually a profitable niche if you come late in the game - IMHO.

    I'd be very careful about posting links.

    I think for that $250 you could get some very good articles written, or ----what???----write them yourself! I know it sounds crazy, but you are obviously a native English speaker and well, that's half the battle in finding a good writer. Add a fiverr for logo, FB cover, etc. and you're still under budget.

    Managing 20 crapo-sites might not be as fun as a real authority site in an area that you love.

    Two cents from someone you don't know. :)
     
  3. Laubster

    Laubster Senior Member Premium Member

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    Thin niche sites are hard to rank after Panda 4.0, always go authority these days for a new site.
     
  4. Retraction

    Retraction Junior Member

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    Thanks for the answers. The problem with authority sites is that I have to keep adding articles or it will go down in flames.
     
  5. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    But, Retraction, if you do keep adding content your income will go up and up.
     
  6. SEO Power

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    To add to this, you have the option of drip feeding the articles slowly instead of posting all of them within a short time frame. For example, if you had a budget for 16 articles, you could post 2 articles per week and have enough articles for regular publishing in the course of 2 full months.
     
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