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How did this e-commerce website achieve a number rank with hardly any backlinks?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by blackhatbro99, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. blackhatbro99

    blackhatbro99 Newbie

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    This site is ranking on page 1 in Australia in the health niche for a highly competitive keyword. Checking the backlink profile using ahrefs, moz and seospytools the backlink profile looks shitty at best. They are obviously getting their link juice from a PBN that has blocked these backlink scrapers. Can anyone figure out how they have managed to rank so highly? PM me and I will send you the keyword + the website.

    Cheers!
     
  2. terrycody

    terrycody Supreme Member

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    as u said


    use PBN and so you wouldnt be so impressive, and he ranked on AU
     
  3. nakamura

    nakamura Senior Member

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    U gave the answer to urself. Just hide the backlinks. My website also has only 10-20 backlinks on ahrefs, but actually it is much more.
     
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    richardleb Power Member

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    PBN hiding his link, you answered your self as said above :)
     
  5. xjapan

    xjapan Power Member

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    pm me the site, see if i am able to identify something
     
  6. ziy1978

    ziy1978 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    they just use robots.txt that deny access for bots
     
  7. crazy4cs

    crazy4cs Junior Member

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    Maybe try your luck using Google's search operator ("exacturl.com"). Yes, include quotes in searching and see if any pages are linking to that URL other than what's listed on those backlink checkers. That's your only way to find the hidden PBNs.
     
  8. atlasmax

    atlasmax Newbie

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    use other link prospectors spyglass, ranksignals, linkody....
     
  9. shottem

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    I have a friend a with restaurant directory, hes on the top of google search for our local region but he doesn't BLs. he paid thousands in facebook ads.