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My journey to PBN & CPA (Targeting French)

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Frogserv, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. Frogserv

    Frogserv Regular Member

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    I want to prove myself than PBN are effective.
    I?m targeting a french keyword (2 words) and derivated.

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    5,25? = $7 USD


    I resell the leads to some broker ~7?/lead.

    I have bought a domain early July whith Private Whois. The domain has a ThemeForest flat design and it?s a form (2-steps).
    I haven?t done anything on the domain (just GWT integration).

    Right now, the website is nowhere?

    My competition :
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    My plan :

    • Finding dropped domain names with Authority Backlinks to integrate them in a PBN (I have already some of them); registration with private whois. First set of 5 domains.
    • Setting up the domain with a .htaccess file to block the bots from ahrefs, majesticseo & co. Search engine bots will be the only one to see my PBN websites.
    • Putting a unique piece of content 1,000 words handwritten, in french with a contextual backlink to the money site.
    • Adding 1 PBN website every week
    • Add Optimizely to A/B test once I have some traffic to increase my conversion rate.
    • I will try to update regularly; it will help me stay focused on this project and not try lot of them.

     
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  2. Pawepek

    Pawepek Registered Member

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    Very interesting project! I will definitely follow you on your journey.
     
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  3. GoGetRanked

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    Good luck OP
    very good plan
    go slow with the links and make sure to watch the logs

    regards
    ToG
     
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    Are you using .fr and French hosting for your money site? Good luck with your journey, subbed!
     
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  5. Nedie

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    Really interested in your journey OP especially on google france.
     
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  6. Frogserv

    Frogserv Regular Member

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    • 1 domain bought with backlinks from TechCrunch / WashingtonPost - Not the best I have in stock but probably worst the money with the auth backlinks.
      • DA/PA : 10/20
    • Scrapped old content from Wayback Machine
    • Will put the piece of content tonight & .htaccess file
     
  7. Frogserv

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    Money site is .com.
    French hosting on french IP.
     
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    All the very best. This should be an interesting experiment.

    Just a piece of advice - if your rankings do not move, don't loose hope and abandon the plan. In my experience, it takes at least 6 months to see any SERP movements due to PBN links.
     
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    What?

    Sounds like your PBN is made up of brand new domains or something...
     
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    Nopes. PBN made of expired domains with good back links. (brand new money site)
     
  11. Valkurm

    Valkurm Power Member

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    Are you looking for .fr when you buy domains for your PBN ?
     
  12. Frogserv

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    I'm not looking specifically for .fr domain name but if I see one with good data, I will buy it.
     
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  13. Frogserv

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    Update 20/08/2014
    • I made a mistake with the first domain of my PBN. I have put it on the same hosting of the money site...
      • I have to find another one for the PBN
      • The previous domain which is already crawled by Googlebot (after 1 day!!) will be used on another project.
    • I have scraped more than 2,400 dropped domain names available with backlinks from Authority and Gov websites (not sure if it matters because my money site is in french). Now, I have to check them all and register the great ones without doing the same mistake :D
    • The developper who have integrated the webservice in the money site has made some mistakes and all the required fields are not mandatory. He has to recheck his code...
    • The money site is indexed but not ranked
     
  14. Frogserv

    Frogserv Regular Member

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    Domain Registrar Privacy Host Cost (Yearly) Comments
    Money site B Yes B $22.46 Domain + Design (no hosting fees)
    PBN 01 E Yes D $24.24 Domain price + Hosting fees

    I bought a new domain (DA/PA 20/27) with authority backlinks (Old startup).
    I will need a little design for this one page website.
    Once it's online, I will try to check in how many days GoogleBot discovers him.
     
  15. Frogserv

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    Website PBN 01 up :
    • DNS changed to host
    • Free HTML template online
    • 1,000 words of french content on homepage
    • 1 contextual backlink to money site
    • .htaccess to block SEO bots uploaded

    My actual .HTACCESS file
    Code:
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*rogerbot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*exabot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*mj12bot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*dotbot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*gigabot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*ahrefsbot.* bad_bot
    SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent .*sitebot.* bad_bot
    <Limit GET POST HEAD>
    Order Allow,Deny
    Allow from all
    Deny from env=bad_bot
    </Limit>
    Test with Screaming frog

    screaming-user-agent.gif

    Result
    exclusion.jpg

    Next step, another pbn site :)
     
  16. Laravel

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    Best of luck with your journey mate
     
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  17. Frogserv

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    Within 24h after registration of my PBN domain, the bots are already trying to crawl it (green boxes).

    I have add 2 bots in the .htaccess file :
    • Xenu - I don't want to be crawled by competitors
    • CareerBot - some job search engine bot

    What I don't understand is why one user-agent is blank and one has a mistake. Both seem to be fake user-agents and I will probably add a rule to forbid some IPs as well.

    I have add basic robots.txt file allowing the bots to do what they want :D
    I think disallowing bots in robots.txt is a big footprint that your are doing SEO.

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  18. Ecophobia

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    French and Spanish market are still gold mine
    Good luck with your journey
     
  19. HelloInsomnia

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    I saw a domain the other day with some nice French backlinks; if I see another I'll shoot it your way, best of luck.
     
  20. francis1017

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    Looking forward for your journey! Goodluck!Btw what PBN hosting do you use? And how do you block some ahref or majestic SEO crawlers?Are you using wordpress for your PBN?I am planning to start my PBN next month.