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What are you guys using besides PBNs, 2.0s and citations?

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by jon_xx_x, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've recently gotten into local SEO, doing seo for a company, plus a few of my own sites I started.
    The company I'm doing work for I've broughtt hem from about #120 down to #30. But what's frustrating is that all the businesses in the top 10 have such shady SEO, and I'm trying to avoid it. They have poor quality blog posts that are obviously part of crappy blog networks. I'm tempted to stoop that low but I just know as soon as I do it, I'll get penalized, and I'm trying to keep them at the top long term.

    Any tips besides PBNs, 2.0s and citations?
     
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    By citations you mean social media signals?
     
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    URL shorteners and 301 domain redirects. Build tiers to your already existing links
     
  4. jon_xx_x

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    Local citations like local directories and such with name address phone number, etc.

    301in to the client site? I'm doing my first 301ing on one of my own sites, and was worried about doing it on a client site and setting a red flag for google. I've started osme tiers to my existing links, but to be honest most the links so far are just basic directory links and couple related business sites.
     
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    No 301 to client site should only be done with domain directly related to the niche.

    I'm saying 301 a couple of good expired domains to a couple of your web 2.0 and PBN links.
     
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    buy some serp clicks from @macdonjo3 , it will improve your CTR , and you can geotarget some countries. Clicks are outsourced to real people. They google your keyword and click on your site. I personally used it and it improved my rank. One click costs between 3 and 9 cents. People stay on site for 40 seconds, so it won't count as bounce.
     
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    That's interesting. But I'd be worried about the trail it leaves, even though it's real people.

    Oh okay thanks. I'll definitely look into that. I actually just did it with one PBN, but look to do it more.
     
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    You're paranoid about a footprint, meanwhile you're building out PBNs and other BH SEO. What's your definition of a "trail"?
     
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    A good 301 will help, just make sure you use a clean niche related domain.
     
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    Quality PBN's all the way and quality sape links . I am not talking about TF50+ PBNs , concentrate on how strong links are linking to that PBN domain .

    Even a single quality PBN link can skyrocket your stuck rankings .
     
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    Agree with this.

    I'm assuming that the comp are buying pbn links so you need to replicate that - keep building decent pbn sites and then if it's still not enough power them up with high quality links on tier 2.
     
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    I've been building PBNs but have only sent one link over so far. I was just curious any other safe methods guys are using that I havent' thought of.
    Thanks for the reply.

    You wouldn't be able to tell my PBNs are PBNs. They would pass manual inspection. And it's something I created, so I know the footprint if there is one. While if I hire an outside service, I don't really know if there are any footprints or how it works. That's what I'm saying. I'm trying to be cautious as much as I can.
     
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    Adding more content into your PBN sites , sending some social signals