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When do anchor ratios get penguin risky ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Anonoptimization, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Anyone see any studies or experience on what gets hit or can bypass penguin? How can we safeguard our sites for when they run penguin updates?

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  2. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    lmao The only way to safeguard against penguin is don't build links. 99% of the link building from this place is garbage. There is the 1% that works and it ain't cheap.
     
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  3. HenryHavoc

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    Why do you say that?
     
  4. RishiMathur

    RishiMathur Newbie

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    The vast majority of your backlinks should not have your main keywords as anchors.
     
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  5. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    That's what I was thinking but wondering how to utilize our other backlinks. I understand branded could be good to keep high and maybe LSI keywords otherwise.
     
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    Branded, lsi and some anchor that includes the keyword and keyword variations. The less direct anchor the better I think.
    Im planning to do some experiments on this shortly as well though because I don't really know the answer yet.
     
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  7. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    OP: Nobody can tell you what this next update will hold. We know what happened last time, but that may be useless once the next update hits. If you're worried then go LOWER than you think you need to. Worst case scenario you're bleeding targeting and can increase it slowly after the update. I'm a big fan of raw URL and longtail LSI.
     
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  8. SuperLinks

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    I'd worry less about ratios and more about the sources of your links. As others have mentioned a majority of the link building stuff out there is crap so it's all about choosing wisely.
     
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