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Is it worth building my own PBN? Advice me on my next move.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by rickolajten, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. rickolajten

    rickolajten Newbie

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    Hi guys, i'm pretty new to SEO in general but i try to pick as much up as i can while i build my very first websites.

    So far i have built two websites and i'm starting to rank pretty good for several keywords with my older website, to aid me in this i bought GSA & GSA CB to build tiers for my FCS Networker web 2.0's i got.
    I'm thinking its not enough though, i've heard lots of great stuff about owning a private PBN and i know how to get it, the only thing that concerns me is the cost of having one..

    Basically im asking if it has been worth investing the time/money to get your private PBN for YOU? Did you get better results? Give me a small motivation or tell me your PBN-related history and i'd gladly read it.

    Thanks to anyone who responds!

    (We're just assuming i have perfect on-page SEO in this case)
     
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  2. jak19

    jak19 Elite Member

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    check the thread how i built a pbn for $275
     
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  3. rickolajten

    rickolajten Newbie

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    Hey, yeah i've read it several times and i have been considering building one myself for a long time. Nonetheless that doesn't really answer my question. :)
     
  4. AutoSeoPro

    AutoSeoPro Regular Member

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    You may try to purchase some really quality PBN links and see your results and then you'll have a decision what to do.
     
  5. DannyZhang

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    I've been doing more of Web 2.0 and GSA recently. But building a PBN was the first step I took in SEO.

    I was able to get my site to page 1 just using a couple of PR links from PBN alone. Of all the links I've built, the PBN links are the most expensive but the most effective.

    Currently I'm just using web 2.0s to diversify my anchor text.
     
  6. irdeto

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    Building a PBN properly is of course a great option - but keep in mind it takes a lot of effort. Yes you can build it for under $300 as per a post in this forum but the time and content to create it will cost you a significant amount of dollars.

    If you do it properly I'm sure you will reap the benefits.

    Personally I have given up on my own PBN. I just can't be bothered.

    It's not something you can set and forget. You need to keep creating content.

    And the biggest risk is you are not future proofed. Don't be fooled into thinking you are untouchable. Eventually an algorithm will be rolled out that can wipe out the majority of PBN's (not all). Spending thousands of dollars on a pbn that can be erased overnight is something you need to take into consideration.

    I continue to buy links and let others worry about keeping the network of links healthy. It has worked for me for the last 2 years. Although my link strategy has evolved, i still find buying links is the most cost effective method for a no guarantee future.
     
  7. Wolston

    Wolston Regular Member

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    I would like to know the strategy that you follow for links for the current state of SEO that we are at. Thank you in advance.

     
  8. stringerbell87

    stringerbell87 Newbie

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    Yes, you absolutely should build a PBN. I think for the time invested, learning curve, and money spent...it's the best bang for the buck. It's been my most effective SEO technique.
     
  9. ricardo78

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    what are the best practices to make your money-site niche relevant contextual backlinks on all your pbn blogs, which blogs I imagine actually cover all sorts of niches? would it be better if all the pbn blogs have the same niche? (i know that sounds stupid, but with different/unique articles on each I can imagine that working)

    another question, and sorry for my ignorance, but i never seen this whole thing in movement before, so basically on your pbn blogs, you put the backlinks in a comment or in the article? and what does anchor keyword whatever mean that I read everywhere, like it is some special thing, anchor normally means just simply a link, no?

    and my last question is:
    is there any way to utilize this pbn system (with English articles) with the same effect to providing backlinking for foreign language site(s)? or is it essential to hire article writers for the given language, and basically for each language one should make another pbn?
     
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  10. Saviour

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    Well it all depends upon your niche and ROi
    You have to gauge your roi against expense
    Nowadays a domain with pr 2 and pa da of 20+ easily goes at 60$ in auctions
    But boy pbns do make wonders and give ur sites the final boost it needs
     
  11. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Nope, just Senuke, scrapebox, and GSA for us blackhatters... ;') Honestly it makes me wonder why people keep asking this same question... read the forums.
     
  12. SEO Power

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    Depends on the number of sites you have. That's what makes a PBN worth it aside from it's effectiveness. For example, if you build a PBN to rank just one site, your ROI won't be that high. By the way, PBNs aren't so expensive because you don't need to start with a 50-site PBN. You can start with just 5 expired domains and cheap $1 hosts.
     
  13. rickolajten

    rickolajten Newbie

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    Thanks for the great answer as always SEO Power. Do you know of any smooth way to handle these PB's? Like some kind of software to handle the posting, save logins etc?
     
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    I am a newbie too tbh but learn plenty much about SEO :) you just gotta use that search button :D
     
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    Creating a quality pbn is the way to go. I'd say ideally you'd want to create a bunch of authority sites around your niche and link them that way.
     
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    Don't. If you post or manage everything from one IP address it will be found by G. Use many IP addresses and identities to manage and post.
     
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    If you don't know how, then you will waste your money for nothing.
     
  18. ludicrousspeed

    ludicrousspeed Newbie

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    Really? I'm building one out right now and it's kind of tedious, but I wouldn't say it takes a massive effort. I'm not cutting corners either. The most time consuming part is finding decent domains, but I don't mind that so much.