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stop crawling backlinks

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Geasy, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Geasy

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    If I decide to stop ahrefs, moz, majestic seo bots to crawl my backlinks.

    Will it also stop decreasing my DA (moz) DR (Ahrefs).

    I know that doesn't impact rankings but it's just a third party.
     
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    You will only be able to stop the crawlers from crawling your backlinks if you have access to the sites that you have backlinks from (e.g PBN etc).
    If you're putting code onto your own site (htaccess, robots etc) to block crawlers then this will only block them from accessing your own site - not your backlinks. They will still see sites that are linking in to you.
    You may be aware of this, but just wanted to clarify.
     
  3. Geasy

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    Why many gigs here say that PBN links won't be traceable from ahrefs and other trackers?
     
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    @claysmithpc because they are blocking it on the PBN sites themselves. If you own the sites linking to you then of course you can stop crawlers from seeing which sites you link out to.
    You can't put a code on your own site that will stop crawlers from seeing the sites linking in to you.

    So if you own your own PBN sites, or use a seller who blocks crawlers then you're alright. I just wanted to clarify that you weren't hoping to block crawlers on your own site to prevent them seeing the sites linking in to you.
     
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    Totally agreed
     
  6. Geasy

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    That's what I'm trying to say. Thanks for clarification.

    So the real question.

    If I use a PBN and stop crawlers (that won't show backlinks to my money site from PBN) will it also stop increasing DA?
     
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    I don't directly have experience with this so if someone who 100% knows the answer wants to chime in that might help you.
    My two cents - I don't see how your DA could possibly increase, because in theory the crawlers can't access the PBN site to see the link. So those tools can't attribute additional link authority to your site.
     
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    Your money site wont increase in PA/DA/TF/CF because the links don't exist to the bots.
     
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    DA or Any other metrics are based on the backlinks you website have according to moz/majestic/ahrefs database.

    So, if you are blocking these bots from indexing your backlinks, the metrics will never go up cuz their bot can't see your backlinks.

    You will find many weak websites with no backlinks and less than 10 articles ranking in first page for thousands of keywords ! this is an example of website using Blog Networks and hiding his tracks well
     
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    No, your metrics wont be affected as your outgoing links wont be blocked but your incoming would still be there.
     
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    See this all the time when searching low comp keywords. Sites ranking first with 1 DA/PA ;)
     
  12. Geasy

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    Thanks for the info.

    What would you suggest me?

    To block or not the Pbn to my money site?

    It will have hand written text, related to my niche. Just like a money site.

    However I will give there a site widget link to my money site.

    What do you suggest?

    Are people really reporting sites to google?
     
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    It would be nice if you have the tier1 and tier2 sites like money site, no blocking is needed in my suggestion if you have made such great site.;)

    If you are not blocking the PBN means you have to concentrate on Unique IPs and hosting too.So you will not be any trouble.

    Not most of the people are doing like that.Your sites should be clean with good internal linking and proper navigation for the pages and link they click should be opened the new window.These are some small things but these to care more.