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I plan to build a very small PBN for myself do I still need to eliminate the footprint?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jessilove, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. jessilove

    jessilove Junior Member

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    It will be just 10-15 domains. I don't have the time to build and maintain a large network. And I don't feel safe to buy from others. If it's strictly just for me, and the network size is small. Do I still have to do all the complicated things to eliminate the footprint?
     
  2. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    Yes, google still uses the same methods to find PBNs so if your 5 site - 5k site PBN trips their system your toast.
     
  3. DearSanta

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    You actually build the PBN for tricking Google. Doesn't matter if you will use it just for your own purposes. Therefore, the footprint has to be eliminated.
     
  4. myopic1

    myopic1 Regular Member

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    One of the biggest footprints that people rarely talk about is the 'N' in PBN.

    You seem to have grasped the importance of the 'P' already but if you take the 'network' aspect out too as well as addressing all of the obvious footprint types such as using different themes/platforms/hosting/whois, Google really have very little to go on. The network part is where the same blog sites point to the same money sites, if you have the time/money to build separate 'pods' of PBN sites, what you have is a collection of private blogs, almost untraceable.
     
  5. thisismymp3

    thisismymp3 Power Member

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    i think make every site private, make every site under a different ip/host and make every site unique will do the job, you're not tricking anyone, you're doing the right thing. now you got the P B N down pat, just make sure the contents unique, you're not linking the same anchors to the same sites with the same wrap around texts and you will be smooth gravy, mmmmm gravy, goes well with toast.
     
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    whiteblackseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Obviously, YES. Google doesn't like PBN's, they'll do anything to eliminate them.
     
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    antonjones Regular Member

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    If all of your 15 sites have the same footprints you may as well set your money on fire. Re-build from archive.org.
     
  8. fc-dh

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    I would never rebuild the content from archive.com, i always build my PBN's as real sites, i use HTML/Wordpress and a custom CMS and because i always build my PBN's only for 2/3 money sites there isn't much need for updates so it is easy to maintain.

    This my personal checklist of things i always do.

    1) Create a fresh template/theme, especially when i am building a small PBN with only wordpress, i get some free themes and makes some adjustments like CSS files, removing footer links, make sure your theme is clean, i love to use the Weaver II theme, you can really change that up in many different themes, it has a old html look that i like and it is free

    2) Register the domains with different whois (i use namecheap and namesilo for that namesile has free whois protection) make sure that every domain has his own nameserver

    3) I use a mixture of cloud hosting, SEO hosting and shared hosting (like hostgator) i am not using those one dollar hostings as they are as unreliable as shit

    4) My content is always readable and add something to the user, most my sites are build like niche sites of local contractor sites (get a lot of phonecalls from my PBN's) i start out with 10/15 articles from 200 to a 1000 words, i ad images and youtube videos that i make myself, i don't like to use other peoples videos and creating them in proshow producer is as easy as pie 1/2 videos is more then enough

    5) Like i sad before my PBN's look like legit money sites so when the is a manual reviewer he/she will not know by browsing the site that it is a part of a bigger network, that is how people get caught, because their PBN's look like Build My Rank sites (if you remember that service) spun content of 300/500 words with at best one image and three outgoing links per post, that is how you get caught, my PBN's never get caught.

    6) low outbound links, i do not like to link to authority sites like wikipedia imho that is a dead give away imho, your sites should take up that roll.

    7) my money sites are NOT on the same server, so if i have 3 money sites that i am pushing they will all be on a different server as this is one of the biggest giveaway that people overlook

    8) some of my sites have monetization (NO ADSENSE!!!!) some have CB ads in a iframe (to prevent footprints) most of them have a phone number for my Pay par Call campaigns, all my sites have all the private policies and fake TOS as well as a fake address.

    9) All my PBN's have social media facebookpage/twitter accounts and that was a real pain in the but to set that up but i think it is worth it.

    If you build your PBN like that and you add some content to it once in a while you will be under the radar until the day Google does away with backlinks.

    Good luck with your PBN.
     
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  9. Weblycos

    Weblycos Senior Member

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    @fc-dh - some excellent information here mate. Thank you. But i heard if your enable "WHOIS PROTECTION" with each and every domain of your PBN, you will get caught . Does it true? Please clarify me
     
  10. fc-dh

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    No that is bullshit, you know what happens if you don't turn on your WHOIS (especially in the niches you wanna go for) you competitors will seek your shit out and report it to google, always turn on WHOIS and/or use fake WHOIS
     
  11. Welcome2TheU

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    Fake name generator is good for this.
     
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