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Understanding Proxies

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Beeks, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. Beeks

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    Tried to search for the answer here in the forum, though its mainly proxies for sale. While trying to establish a small PBN network for my companies websites, this info has been needed, but cant seem to find info that correlates with SEO. Would love some info on what they are and why they are so valuable. Thanks.
     
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    Can you please let us know how did you made a correlation of proxies and PBN? These two had nothing to do one with other.
     
  3. Beeks

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    when dealing with sites that help search for URL's for purchase, some of the criteria to input is proxies. I have been using PBN Lab as it did not ask for them, but similar sites did.
     
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    You are actually trying to find PBN domains that you will use for PBN network setup if I've got it right?
     
  5. Beeks

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    not exactly, i have found sites like this, just trying to understand what proxies are, and how they are useful/implemented when it comes to SEO
     
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    I see no correlation at all between SEO/PBN and proxies, unless you are spamming some sites out and that is something that you are not trying to achieve from what I can tell. I think that much more about proxies you can learn from @proxygo I'm not sure how further I can help you out.
     
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    np thanks, i could very well be incorrect in my assumption that proxies and seo correlates, though still trying to understand why they are valuable, what they are used for, and why they would be for sale on this forum. Thanks
     
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    First and foremost, BHW is not a SEO only forum, it covers pretty much every aspect of internet marketing and if you take a look at the Proxies for Sale section, the purpose of the proxies is often stated either already in the thread title or in the thread opening post.

    Proxies can be used for very different purposes such as:
    - scraping urls or content, this can be a SEO related purpose
    - social media, account creation and management
    - general account creation and management on any website, where you want to have more than one account and don't want them to be linked, these can be classified sites, free email providers etc.
    - email marketing, SMTP proxies
    - sneaker proxies to purchase limited release sneakers
    etc.

    If you want proxies for a specific task, you need to purchase them according to that, because often they cannot be used for everything. Certain tasks can require specific proxies, like the sneaker proxies for instance or some social media sites can have specific needs too, just to mention two areas, where you need specific proxies.
     
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    hi i would have replied but getting ready for some hospital treatment tomorrow
     
  10. Beeks

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    thanks for the reply, i just read some info to kinda help clear up what they actually are, which is a type of server that directs information? Either way ill continue to educate and maybe this will be something that is useful for us in future. Thanks
     
  11. HoNeYBiRD

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    Well, if you want the definition or a quick rundown, Wikipedia is a better help than searching for such basic info here. :)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxy_server