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Trying to rank a .co.uk domain with Private blog networks

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by seoguy81, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. seoguy81

    seoguy81 Power Member

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    I have a 3 month old emd.co.uk

    In bing the domain is ranking #1 already and in top 5 for some other keywords. When it comes to Google.co.uk, the highest ranking I have is #55.

    I'm planning on doing a private blog network blast. My question is should I particularly look for a private blog network that has .co.uk domain extensions or does the regular .com sites are ok to use?

    Has anyone have any experience in the above? ie. managed to rank a different country level TLD site using just .coms?
     
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    If you want rank in google .co.uk, then make sure your site is either hosted in the UK or has Google Webmasters Tools set to target the UK.

    Links from .uk sites can help. So, if it's a private blog network, including .co.uk and .org.uk sites, these will be a benefit, particularly if the network is UK hosted. You have to also remember that there are many UK sites that don't have a .uk extension, so the TLD is just one factor. Don't just rely on the blog network. Get links from other UK sites as well.
     
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  3. seoguy81

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    That's a very nice tip reg. UK hosted non .co.uk domains.

    I'm looking at some UK based directories at the moment and the .ac.uk domains.. (its kind of tough, not one of them has auto approve so have to wait until the manual comments have been approved).
     
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    A word to the wise... Don't just use Private blog networks... You will get slapped by G really hard after about 2 weeks. Diversify your backlinks.
     
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    Of course!!! Even with the sites, i'm changing the anchor texts quite a bit incl. full URL's as well + posts are manually written. No more spun content and the links.

    After my previous money site got hit hard.. SEO has suddenly become a lot of manual work with my new site, so to speak