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Private Blog Network is not working anymore?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by adidam, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. adidam

    adidam Power Member

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    Hello,

    I'm thinking to make one Private Blog Network as I don't read much of the SEO News, I wasn't aware that PBN is banned by Google. Please confirm me, If I should go with PBN or not?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. RoundedPixels

    RoundedPixels BANNED BANNED

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    Do some research on PBNs.
     
  3. tony_d

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    It depends on who you listen to.

    If you listen to people who spew crap about stuff they have no experience with, you'll hear that PBN's are dead.
    If you listen to people who own and operate PBN's, you'll hear that they are still working as well as ever.
     
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  4. ezines

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    It's true there are PBNs banned or deindexed, but certainly...not all. I suggest, if you build one, do a research about it. Even here at BHW, there are threads that talked about building PBN the right way.
     
  5. boombaby7

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    dude they aren't dead breh. My website keeps rising in SERPs
     
  6. Brandboyz

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    I don't think they are dead they are one of the great activities we have to rank any keyword including guestposts as well.But yes people gets away from it because they the pbn links are costly if its from niche related site.
     
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    they not work anymore.
    -=-
     
  8. serpmover2014

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    still works very well from what I can see
     
  9. bizroot

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    There is no absolute... Lots of people lost PBN and still lots of people making new ones... Now if it's not working then why people are making new ones... If you will read more then you will have more idea of topic...

    So go and read about PBN as much as you can before you take any decision... Keep notepad ready and take pointers (pros and cons) both... Once you go through posts you will have fair idea of PBN, other people's experience and then you will have knowledge. You should take decision at that point of time...

    Make your own decision based on knowledge and experience shared by others.
     
  10. Dj Co2

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    PBN's are not working anymore! Do not even try to build one, Google knows what you're doing!

    P.S. If anyone thinks I'm being sarcastic, then no I'm not!
     
  11. rschmitz

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    They are definitely riskier now. Me and several others lost a ton of sites and resources to Google's recent updates. I wouldn't point one towards an authority site unless you know what you are doing and are confident that you won't be found out.
     
  12. Lares

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    Just came back from graveyard. Seems all the PBNs are dead.
     
  13. FutureProofSeo

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    Please just use the search button, this has been re-hashed about 100 times since the "update".

    Summary:

    1. Shit PBN's / PBN's selling links - Got hit.
    2. Real PBN's - Didn't get hit.
     
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  14. psychosimo

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    well if you are talking about the ones selling links, those are no longer PBNs and yes consider them dead, but if you are talking about "real" PBNs then the answer is NO they are not dead !!
     
  15. reallife

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    Yes, they're banned by Google. ANY artificial link building is banned by Google. If you get a friend to link to your site as a favor, that's banned by Google too.
    The reason we're all here is because we don't care what Google wants - we care what WE want: high rankings.
    Well-built PBNs still work. Bad ones will be discovered and deindexed.
    That's the bottom line.
    If you want to simply do things that aren't banned by Google, you're on the wrong forum.
     
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    Thing is people hyped pbns so much and google is bound to react and start fighting pbns..my suggestion would be to just stop talking about them so we can all rank and bank with them
     
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    COME ON - OP!
    If you just would wait up and THINK ON YOUR OWN for one fucking minute!
    All you sheep keep following the fucking forum trends brainlessly.
    How would google instantly make all PBN's "not work"!?!?
    It's not like a PBN is a static property like a forum profile - you can create it in whatever way you want. If you had thought on your own for a minute you'd realize that.

    Seriously these dumbass questions just annoy the shit out of me. (And yes I feel that marking this thread as a "dumb question" is pretty justified.)

    God, these people should stay at McDonalds...
     
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  18. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I know reallife builds these and sells them here on BHW and I am sure they are solid as I know him and his IM strategy and his work.

    I do the same but I only do it for private clients and they work as well.

    Build them right and you have a win, build them poorly and you will get caught and fail.

    Not much more to it.

    If you do not know how to build one correctly, hit up someone like reallife that sets them up for a living and sets them up correctly.
     
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  19. Diplomat

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    If I'd be a dick, I'd say obviously PBN stuff don't work anymore and you shouldn't even try.
    But since I'm not one, and no even my name isn't Dick.. I have to say PBN works and will work forever.

    What most of the noobs/beginners/idiots don't understand if you are able to buy links from a blog network then it's not a Private Blog Network.
    Private is there for a reason. Private means it's private and only you can use it.. And if you are saying that PBN doesn't work anymore, it's like saying that SEO doesn't work or building websites don't work.

    A network of websites that have authority and power will always work. It's impossible for it not to work. Only if G changes it's algo so that powerful backlinks don't mean anything.

    Thank about it little bit more.. Don't start building a network if you even don't know what it means.. otherwise you will be another idiotic case of somebody who will say that PBNs won't work.
    Do more research and try to understand what PBN is and how it works.. then you won't have to worry about it working or not.
     
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  20. madoctopus

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    WTF do people generalize so much?! Stop fucking generalizing! Everything works if you do it properly - link directory links, web 2.0, comments, whatever, unreadable generated content, cloaking. Everything!

    PBN = Private Blog Network

    If is private and is built properly then is impossible to detect or ban. I don't care if google has quantum computers, teleportation devices and android women that give epic BJs... they can't detect a proper PBN because it simply has no footprints and only the owner knows is a PBN, for everybody else they are just some sites on the internet.

    That being said, G won't even detect poor PBN if they have no footprints. In other words PBN with unreadable content and stuff like that will work just fine. Only problem there is if you don't fly under the radar you get detected by competitors and they out you, so then you get banned.