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PBNs Not Working, 2nd Dud, I Dont Get It

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Codliver, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. Codliver

    Codliver Registered Member

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    I've got a site that I made thats ranking #11 with no links. Ive made plenty like this before, and from my experience with competition this low it should rank 1-4# with 1 pbn link.

    So I created a pbn and shot a link at it -- no effect at all after 2 weeks. Figuring it was just a dud pbn I created another and tried again -- same thing, no effect after 3 days now.

    I've gotten duds in the past but never two in a row like this. The only thing ive been doing different is being a bit more lax on the google paranoa. In other words, I'll have chrome open listening to a movie while working on the pbn in firefox, and might not even bother clearing ff cookies first.

    Is that a possible reason for why the pbn didn't work? We're all careful about security but could they really associate a pbn to your ip that way and divow any power to your money sites -- or is this just paranoa?

    Both of these pbn sites had content I personally wrote and everything gets indexed in under 12 hrs. So I don't get it. Again this has happened before but never twice in a row.
     
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    xD

    being serious now , give it some time , are the links indexed on webmaster tools ? if yes still fine , sit back and work on your site , add some content and give it some social love
     
  3. SimpleSiteSolutions

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    It hurts my brain when I see someone call 1 website a 'PBN'
     
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    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    You may have gotten lucky many times before, but generally one link is not enough to rank a site in top 3 unless it's a very powerful link from an authority site. Also pbN (N as in Network) is a network of links, not just one. :p
     
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    What kind of competition do you consider "low"? How many exacts per month on the kwd? What's the TF of PBN link(s)?
     
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    Think he meant PBS.
     
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  7. goldnote

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    I'd bet the link hasn't been indexed yet.
     
  8. Codliver

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    I used the term improperly because we all know what it means. Otherwise i'd have to say "an expired domain to point at a money site". Im lazy I guess.

    Ok, well, it hasn't gotten any movement at all. That is the point of thread. And this term is low enough in comp that even a bad pbn (which this isnt) should have given some movement.

    Dunno what this means.

    The post is indexed. The first one was over a week ago. Usually ill see serp movement in 24hrs.
     
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    ItsBlinkHere Regular Member

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    Just reporting so you don't keep doing this.
     
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    Suppose its possible to rank 1-4 using a domain with really good metrics but i would suggest using at least 5 domains for the PBN.

    You checked the domain hasn't got any penalties yeah? And backlink profile that isn't spammy
     
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    Wilmolnar Newbie

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    has it self corrected or do you still need help?
     
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    Not sure whether it's indexed or not, so not going into that. OP, you might want to build a network of sites hosted on handpicked domains. Link from one site with no footfall, google bot included, will not help you in your cause.
     
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    Be patient and give it more time.

    In general, nowadays, Google is slower to respond.