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Those buying PBN domains in auctions, what kind of budget do you maintain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by beingink, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    Also any tips? Most of the good domains are going for atleast $75 plus.
     
  2. onlineonly

    onlineonly Power Member

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    I bought one a couple days ago for around $100 at godaddy. Not the highest metrics but a former quality website with 100's of niche relevant links. I would not pay over $500 though for a PBN domain.

    I've backordered a domain also and private auction will start in 2 days. Its a TF20 domain with edu and gov links. Will see how much it will go for. Only 3 bidders but I expect it will go for alot.
     
  3. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

    MyGirlfriendIsaPBN Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    When I was building my network a few months ago, I found Facebook groups to have pretty good deals. Also, a few users here will scrape some domains for you for an alright price. The price comes down to the metrics you want. As of right now I scrape the domains myself which is a pain in the bum but its cost effective as hell.
     
  4. beingink

    beingink Senior Member

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    I just bought a domain for $26 + fees, I won itin auction. it has a lot of backlinks from posts and some hq sites like examiner. Just wondering how do you assess that it will give a good push or not? Also should I just slap wordpress on it and build a blog? It was a restaurant website so I can't rebuild it due to copyright issues.
     
  5. beingink

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    I know I was scraping too but after testing them and seeing how little of a push they give and how most gave negative results I thought of getting into auctions, I will probably need 50 of them to make a dent. If 10 of auction domains can do the same less hassle really.
     
  6. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

    MyGirlfriendIsaPBN Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Im curious, what were the metrics of the domains you were scraping and what was competition like for the keyword?
     
  7. beingink

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    All metrics 10+ RD50+ clean history and quality backlinks. Some worked fine but most are showing negative results.
     
  8. onlineonly

    onlineonly Power Member

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    Well all we can do is make sure its metrics are real and the quality of backlinks and make sure its not spammed or have abusive anchors. If its been a legit website before with quality links it will help you rank for sure. The question is just how many domains you will need.
     
  9. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

    MyGirlfriendIsaPBN Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I see. When I started building my network I was torn between a building a network of 15 high metric domains or 40 low to average metric domains. I chose the 2nd option and the 5 sites im managing are growing (so far). The 2nd option was also cheaper for me.
     
  10. beingink

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    Yea I have a small budget too which is why allocating it to decent domains which I can use again and again. Depends on personal choice to be honest, I dont wannt to spend money/time building a PBN that only pushes an easy keyword (mine) 4-5 spots. Specially since out of 10 that I registered, in tests 6 of them have failed so far.
     
  11. beingink

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    True that, I know PBN's work because my scraped ones did make a difference but I want more clean power. Which is why testing with auctions too.
     
  12. Mobrich24

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    I would say $50 - $100 per domain is a fair price
     
  13. beingink

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    What kind of metrics are you looking for in that price?
     
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    brexitwhatever Newbie

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    Your budget should match with your expectations, but the majority would consider not going beyond $100.
     
  15. Mobrich24

    Mobrich24 Junior Member

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    I would look for atleast 20 refering domains and 20 refering ips from quality links with anchor text mostly branded.

    Thats me anyways I would love to hear what others look for.
     
  16. beingink

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    What kind of results do you get with them usually? 10 spot push? 20?
     
  17. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

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    Are you using your PBN for more than one money site?
     
  18. beingink

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    Right now just one website , I have a journey running for it here.