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Post Penguin... Are Micro Niche Sites Still Worth it?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by MetalMan390, May 24, 2012.

  1. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    Like many people, Penguin tanked a few of my sites. I was in the process of building many more micro niche sites and was going to run adsense on them. Now, I don't see the point if they aren't going to rank. I've been away from the forum for about 2 weeks on vacation, but before I left it seemed there was no definitive answer to getting sites to rank post Penguin. Has anything changed, and do you think MNS are still worth it?
     
  2. donnybluejeans

    donnybluejeans Regular Member

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    As long as you are offering quality in every regard, nothing will ever be dead.
     
  3. KygnosJaz

    KygnosJaz Newbie

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    Try to look at it as an advantage. Many sites have fallen because of the google penguin update and with the proper link building and quality content you can easily outrank your competition.
     
  4. Danny1111

    Danny1111 Elite Member

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    Things run in cycles of course.... But over the last week my earnings from my simple autoblogs are rising .. From $20-30 to $50-$60 a day.

    WP and a few plugins and some products .. How long it lasts can't tell you.

    But I think in this business diversify/never put eggs in one basket .... and in the long run if you do it well you will profit.
     
  5. DaRiTo

    DaRiTo Regular Member

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    +1!
    The latest update can help to rank on keywords that I never dreamed to rank!
     
  6. metalan1

    metalan1 BANNED BANNED

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    The days of mass producing such sites is over.
     
  7. catonkeyboard

    catonkeyboard Regular Member

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    MNS were profitable in 2008.. they require more work and backlinking. no such thing as putting up a 2 page site with spam links. Bigger authority sites are the future.
     
  8. MetalMan390

    MetalMan390 Regular Member

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    Thanks for the input. For my MNS, I try to add new content every month or two, just so that it's updated. Some of the content was spun though, and I got penalized. I'm not giving up yet.
     
  9. MrBeastsOnToast

    MrBeastsOnToast Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    depend on what you mean by MNS - if you can be bothered to add 20-30 pages and go after some long tails then yeah they can be worth it. But 2 page sites are going nowhere fast.
     
  10. ibmethatswhoib

    ibmethatswhoib Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I think MNS plus Adsense is a bad idea, putting all your eggs in G is asking for salmonella.
     
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    nano_bay BANNED BANNED

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    Good Content/ Quality Backlinks will make your site as the best..am also having MNS sites but not even a single site of mine was not affected...YOU should go with regular content adding and manual quality backlink building on a regular time period, then their will not be problem with Panda or Penguin or any other future update by Google

    Thanks
    ICoolfeathers
     
  12. azguru

    azguru Elite Member

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    It may be off topic, but I think that authority sites are always the way to go.

    The reason being, you can encompass tons of keywords within one site and provide more content. One keyword may act as an LSI for another and they all begin working together.

    Why build 10 sites with 10 different keywords when you could build 1 site with 10? Not to mention, the profits from authority sites are usually way higher - atleast from my experience.
     
  13. Ubunga

    Ubunga Newbie

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    Make a big site instead of many small ones.
     
  14. cgpa2.17

    cgpa2.17 Regular Member

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    What plug in u use to avoid duplicated content? autoblog make that much, I clap for u!
     
  15. shoaibahmad9999

    shoaibahmad9999 Power Member

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    MNS is profitable. Have 5-10 unique and quality articles.
    What I do is, I write/hire/etc 10 filler articles and upload them on my MNS that way my website does not look thin and thus looks content rich.
    I send some links to my inner pages.
    I rank homepage on all the keywords I want to rank for.
     
  16. Kasiano

    Kasiano Registered Member

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    Hey man, I tried to send you a PM but your inbox is full. I'm just starting MNS and was wondering if you can give me a little help please. Thanks
     
  17. maddy_i5

    maddy_i5 Junior Member

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    MNS is good if you have quality. Monetizing it with adsense or anything is your option.