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strategies to hide a PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by collegeguys4, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. collegeguys4

    collegeguys4 Junior Member

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    what are some current best ways to keep a PBN hidden?
     
  2. Dvarmin

    Dvarmin Regular Member

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    You can hide it from ahrefs and other similar tools with robots.txt file. Search bhw for which user agents you need to block.
     
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  3. MariosElGreco

    MariosElGreco Regular Member

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    But you won't hide them from google,bing etc , right ???
    Thanks for asking collegeguys4 , you save my time :)
     
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  5. marshallron

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    You can try search for checklist of hiding pbn.
     
  6. MariosElGreco

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    but if its from tumblr ? no robots or htaccess file . i have a pr 6 from there and i am willing to try it as private blog
     
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    If you hide them from google and bing then they are pointless. What you can do is make the blogs look like they are real sites with users and traffic and you should be ok.
     
  8. patriotnews

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    In plain site.
    I don't hide any of them. My current PBN strategy is to build up sites as real as possible, monetize them with different methods, promote them like I would a money site(automated), and if I get some extra money, I get some extra money.
    I even spend a day a month writing other bloggers in the niche to write guest blogs for my PBNs(usually find niche writers on tumblr, blogger, WordPress, etc...: so the link goes to a nonmonetized site.
    This strategy is easy right now as I have only 5 PBNs.
     
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    This is the best way to go about it. Great share.
     
  10. collegeguys4

    collegeguys4 Junior Member

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    I never considered the plain site angle. thanks
     
  11. kriwil

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    I never hide my PBN to 3rd party crawler like ahrefs etc.
    I just make PBN like moneysite
     
  12. Chihawk

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    As some have said. robot.txt is the way to go.
     
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    This is the strategy I'm looking to do. Is 5 PBNS enough to rank your site? Where do you host your PBNS?
     
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    Easy, peezy.. LEMON SQUEAZY!
     
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    No they didn't. Htaccess block not robots as anyone can see robots
     
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    seogiantking Power Member

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    Just not make too much hide, try to build simple PBN's with different patterns.
     
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    Indeed, it's better to have different small PBN's with different patterns and geo locations.

    Even better is to create PBN sites that are that good that you don't have to hide them ^^
     
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    You can use plugins as well to hide your PBN. Link privacy is one of them.
     
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    Don't tell anyone about your PBN, not even your mom.
     
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  20. patriotnews

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    I host my sites all over, I searched for a list of WordPress hosts and just have been working my way through the cheap ones.
    5 PBNs is enough to rank me for a couple low-med comp keywords. Which will allow me to bank some money and build more PBN sites.
    For every PBN site, I use around 6 super web2.0s, plus a handful of basic ones, plus some other links.
    Remember a PBN is just part of your linking strategy.