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Having Multiple Websites within One Industry

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seogurus, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. seogurus

    seogurus Newbie

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    What going on?

    I just read where Matt Cutts said:

    Having multiple sites targeting subsections of a particular niche can be indicative of spam - Cutts mentioned that "having multiple sites for different areas of the same industry can be a red flag to Google." This is clear indication that Google is capable of scrutinizing not only an individual site, but all of the sites owned by a particular registrant/entity/person.

    So, I guess a person working within an industry let's say Golf can't have 10 or more websites that focus on specific subjects with no duplicate content.
    Like a websites called: Golf Drivers, Golf Irons, Golf Putters, Golf Training Aids, Golf Bags, Golf Balls, etc.

    What's wrong with a single person owning and operating sites with no duplicate content within the same niche but different with lazer targetting focus websites?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. saasy

    saasy Junior Member

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    You have to understand that Google is also one of the largest registrars in the world..

    So in order to get around this you need to cloak yourself.. :)

    In other words, have different companies or differnet names that own those domains... you should not have a problem..

    That being said, you can't fault google for killing these types of networks.. at the end of the day they serve no value for the searcher...
     
  3. stressfree

    stressfree Senior Member

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    what next? If you go to the toilet more than 3 times a day Gogle will lable you as a bum and ban you? Google says jump... "how high Big G"
     
  4. seogurus

    seogurus Newbie

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    I guess that begs the question, if the domains have privacy does that help?

    And what if you make now and create separate accounts with different names, etc and then transfer them. Won't that send up a red flag?

    Lastly, why is this not exceptable. Rather than serving up one huge website you break it down in many small ones but with no one product being duplicate on other websites. So how is that no serving the better good. You create tightly focused websites for search to find what they want rather than a huge broad website with everything.

    ????help, please?????

    Thanks!
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  5. ghettogong

    ghettogong Regular Member

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    Multiple hosters is the solution.

    Also, people will not find any broad supply of golf balls ans will try to bing or yahoo it. Google is killing itself.
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  6. Yukinari84

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    I do this all the time.

    Just be sure you use different hosting sites, different names, etc and you should be fine.
     
  7. d3t0x

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    This is an easy thing to bypass. Just make sure every site is hosted on a different C class IP and don't interlink them.
     
  8. 6000RWHP

    6000RWHP Regular Member

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    When I check the backlinks of competition, Google gives huge link juice to backlinks between sites owned by the same company (ie, a link between a car dealership website and the website of its body shop down the street).
     
  9. promotom

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    same here i am not sure what causes the red flag but trust me for large sites and/or large affiliates this is working very well for them

    if you have 100 sites each selling 100 of your products all pointing back to your site.. well thats a lot of links. :)
     
  10. Haze_

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    Just another scare tactic I hope
     
  11. MarketerMac

    MarketerMac Regular Member

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    that's all matt's blog is. a giant scare tactic.

    honestly, if google is trying to beat the people trying to beat the serps, it makes zero sense for them to publish what they are doing.

    now, if google is unable to beat the people who are beating the SERPs (as in what is going on today) it makes perfect sense for them to get a PR guy to come along and try and scare all these people back into line so that their algo. works exactly like they want it to work.

    i'd even go so far as to suggest that the things good old matt suggests will be detremental to your website are things that google cannot detect and or beat if you use your head a bit. sooo do the opposit of what he says and make a few bucks with the rest of us. (disclaimer: i in no way regularly read matt's blog, and personally think he can go fuck himself, im just going off of this post and a handful of others i have read or read about..)

    that and domains are so cheap i don't mind burning a few of them finding out if one big site or ten little sites is what works best. if you wanna make a lot of money on the net just like in real life you have to think for yourself and draw your own conclusions.


    test, test, and test again and i promise you'll make money.
     
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