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Setting Up a personal private blog network [How to & Questions]

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Noktop, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Noktop

    Noktop Newbie

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    My next big project is setting up a personal private blog network for my own uses and to use on some of my client's sites that want link building. This is the general structure of what I'm working on now. This has been composed of other BHW world threads (I'm sorry I don't remember who all to give credit to) and ideas that I've gathered from all around.


    The main idea is to set up multiple virtual machines with different personas.

    1. Set up virtual machines with different operating systems
    2 Configure each OS to use a fixed IP proxy
    3. Set up a Persona for each installation. Fake name, fake person, fake social media. That person lives in wherever your proxy is from.
    4. Each persona has their own blog and can "own" 4-5 of the PBN sites.
    5. Set these up either as independent islands or in a sort of silo/ wheel structure or whatever you may like.
    6. It's possible to add G analytics or their other services since they're all "legit" people.

    My main question at the moment is what sort of proxy I'll need. I'm debating what level of strength but It looks like I'll need a dedicated fix IP. I'm not sure which marketplace offers to contact.
     
  2. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Why have servers and proxies? Why not just have SEO hosting, OR cheap web hosting with many different providers.
    either way would be much simpler.
     
  3. tophi

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    I guess for the fake accounts especially for google accounts :} ([email protected], G+ profile, FB )
    Anyway I want to setup also my network but I don't have a full plan so I will follow you @Noktop
     
  4. Noktop

    Noktop Newbie

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    Two main reasons, the first one is what Tohpi pointed out and the second is that I've heard very conflicting stories around BHW about the quality of SEO hosting for PBN in general. I'm open to the idea though.
     
  5. achristopher

    achristopher Registered Member

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    Why would you need to setup VM's for this? You could do this all from one browser using a proxy list. If you're concerned that Google is going to cross reference the IP location of the fictitious user and the IP location of the blog you could simply get dedicated IP's for your blogs that are from the same areas as your fake users. In any case, I think you're going over board with this. I would suggest just using different IP's for the blogs that way they don't look like they are all coming from the same hosting server, and being careful about how you link them together. Create separate social media profiles for each blog as opposed to creating one profile for all them.
     
  6. Jeff Bezos

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    Also get Whois protection on each domain. You shouldn't need the VM, just use proxies.
     
  7. ChrisX

    ChrisX Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    What do you think about this super basic plan?

    1) buy an expired domain with a good link profile
    2) sign up for cheap web hosting (different for each site)
    3) set up wordpress, drupal, joomla or a html template
    4) add a couple of articles to the site
    5) buy some links on bhw.

    rinse & repeat
     
  8. Biznik

    Biznik Regular Member

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    You obviously don't understand what he's trying to do. OP is trying to host all of the sites on the same box, but use proxies to make them appear as if they are in different geographical locations. This is more reliable and cheaper than buying $1/month hosting from a company that could disappear overnight.

    The reason most people don't do this is simply because they don't have the resources to do so.

    OP, you should find some proxies with dedicated IPs. They will probably be a couple bucks each per month.
    One persona/blog is best. It's very easy to use fakenamegenerator & spin a bio. Don't bother going overboard with the 'person lives in where the proxy is' thing.
    Don't interlink. The sites should have enough juice on their own already to rank your sites like crazy. Link wheels are so 2008.
     
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  9. achristopher

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    It's not about not having resources. It's about using resources efficiently. Why would you want to leave a computer running VM's on all the time so that you can run blogs? Not too mention the bandwidth that one would need to run several sites off of their home internet connection. It's much simpler to pay for a cheap host to run sites off of. Your home is not a data center, everything that OP is wanting to do can easily be accomplished with a minimal investment in a web host.
     
  10. farkasb

    farkasb Junior Member

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    OP is not talking about hosting, he is talking about how to manage the network (emails, related socials, updating the blogs etc..). He doesn't have to run his server 24/7, only when he wants to update something.

    You can use private proxies, preferable from the country you target anyway. If that's not possible, try to get some from the neighborhood.
     
  11. cooooookies

    cooooookies Senior Member

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    You are partly on a wrong track: public proxies regardless if elite or whatever won't help. Private proxies as well, since they all serve as forward proxies. You cannot configure them to act as reverse proxy, what you actually need.

    If you are experienced, an easy way is to do the following:

    Buy one machine "M" with some power, acts as your master web server (e.g. use apache2). You can install all your websites there.

    Buy some ultra cheap vps with each one IP assigned. Install REVERSE PROXY on each vps (some different available) and let it point to M.

    Buy your domains. Let them point (A-record) to the different cheap vpses.

    The reverse proxy settings are no footprint, since they are not visible to the outside. Just your cheap VPS knows where to redirect the traffic.







     
  12. Hugh Hrefer

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    You're overcomplicating things with the proxy/VM scheme. Forget about that [hi-bhw-filter!] and focus on the 20% that actually brings in the bacon, AKA building the actual network.
     
  13. noseo

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    Different IP and different whois is important for actually getting the network to show up as separate "votes" in the eyes of Google. Rolling your own solution will be less prone to error than SEO hosting and more reliable than gathering a bunch of separate shared hosting accounts. Good luck with your project -- making it all streamlined will be the difference between positive ROI and just spinning your wheels.