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Someone That has had Success with 301 and Penguin

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nordajgt, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Nordajgt

    Nordajgt Regular Member Premium Member

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    Hello,


    I want to try this 301 on my site out but before i do i want to talk to someone that's had success doing such. I'll pay you for your time to just answer some questions about the process. I've tried 100 thousand things and my site isn't budging. Tried the JV side of the forum first but no takers.

    If this is somehow categorized wrong i apologize ahead of time please do what you need to do.


    Thanks! PM me
     
  2. RocketFuel

    RocketFuel Newbie

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    It depends if you have been manually penalized or just affected by the algorithm update
     
  3. Valkhyria

    Valkhyria Newbie

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    301 worked fine for me
     
  4. Nordajgt

    Nordajgt Regular Member Premium Member

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    I assume it was algorithm update i'm still ranking for some KW'S
     
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    I'm bumping because I'm in the same position as OP and I want to know if a 301 is needed.
     
  6. Vic Sage

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    Yes. Penguinized sites can regain their lost rankings through 301ing! I have had great success with it and I do believe that it will be useful for them who are suffering.

    The strategy is simple -
    • Buy a 8+ years old, PR1+ domain. It doesn't have to be relevant to your niche!
    • Create a site on it with everything relevant to your niche. Setup plug-ins and all that.
    • Post a 100% unique 1000 words article on the site.
    • After getting the site and the content indexed, 301 it by adding the following code to the .htaccess file -
    Hope that helps :)
     
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  7. sitecontact

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    Doesn't the new site get penalized, too? I ve heard that this is what happens after 301, in about a week or two? Any longer term success?
     
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    No. The new site/domain used for 301 won't get penalized. If you 301 a penalized domain to your money site, then your money site will be penalized! But, if you 301 a domain that is not penalized to your penalized money site, then your penalized money site can get out of penalty.

    Always make sure to buy a domain that is not penalized or de-indexed.
     
  9. Nato1

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    i thought the trick was to move the content from your penalized site to a new site and 301 your old domain to the new one. that is actualy what i am about to do.
    why would it help your penguin hit site to 301 an aged domain to it?
     
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    The intent of a 301 "Moved Permanently" is to identify when site content moved from one URL to another. The penalty is attached to the content located at your current URL. If you indicate with a 301 that the content (which is penalized) is now located at a new URL, it makes sense that the penalty would follow. Don't do that.

    It's great that @crusher said 301-ing an aged domain to your money site works. I guess the reason is the aged domain probably has decent PR and a ton of okay-ish backlinks. And no content on it to attract attention or earn a penalty. So you add some nice pretty content, get it indexed and then point all the goodness to your penalized site. Maybe that's enough to counter the bad links that have you in penalty. Because Penguin is primarily about issues like having your keyword as anchor text and site-wide links more than normal.

    I'd consider removing the bad links first before doing the 301, if you're sure it's a Penguin penalty. It wouldn't hurt.
     
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