What Are Private Blog Networks (PBN) in SEO ?
Private Blog Network is a network of many small websites which are focused on any specific subject(also known as Niche). All these small websites linking to Primary large website where you can make money through advertising or sales. These Network may consist of anywhere from 50 to 100’s Of website and each website for PBN can be altered at anytime according to the need of primary website. Private blog network is one of the strongest tool for SEO to rank higher in Search Engines.
Private Blog Network (PBN) consist of free blogs like wordpress.com , tumbler.com , livejournal.com or blogger.com and majority of blogs are self hosted using various hosting platforms and web hosting companies with different IP’s .
Main purpose of PBN is to manipulate Search engine ranking for your primary website or to sell backlinks to other website owner.
How to Setup Or Build Private Blog Network (PBN)
STEP 1: Buy Domain Name: You have two options while buying domain names for your Private blog network. first one is to buy new domains with targeted keywords or related to targeted keywords. Fresh domains have advantage of relevancy and keyword focused which may itself get higher rank in search engines if operated properly. Secondly, You can buy Expired domains. Expired domains have some authority and trustworthy in eyes of search engines as they are less prone to spamming. example : if anyone started a website with registered domain in (Year 2000) and that website was running till 2015 and for some reason that webmaster decided to shut down its website and let expire its domain. Any website which is 5 year+ old will not survive with spamming. During its 15 years tenure 100’s or even 1000’s of backlinks may generated toward that domain. It may also have little traffic as well. Just buy expired domains which are 5+ years old. That may cost you between $15 to $50. You can buy it from auctions at godaddy.com (https://auctions.godaddy.com/) . These kinds of Domain will simply pass SEO Juice to your money site.
Things to consider before Buying any Expired Domain.
- Keyword in URL: It would be great if you can find any expired domain with related keyword in the Expired domain name.
- Domain Age: Domain age must be 5+ years old.
- Pagerank / Site Authority: Check its pagerank at checkpagerank.net and domain authority at http://smallseotools.com/domain-authority-checker/
- Google Search : Check the domain name you are planning to buy is google friendly? make sure its not already banned in google. You can do this by searching domain name in google.
- Domain Registrar: Make sure to use different domain registrars like Godaddy.com, Name.com etc etc
Always check the desired expired domain name with above benchmarks, more score it get , more fruitful to you.
Step 2: Buy Web Hosting: Once you bought the Domain names , Next step is to buy web hosting where you will host your websites. Whenever you buy web hosting service for your private blog network need , make sure to buy web hosting with different companies so that you can get different IP Address.
IP address contain basically four blocks. Example : 184.108.40.206 , 192.168.123.70 i.e AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD . Always buy Web hosting service with different C Block.
You Must create your blog network including free Blog Services available on internet . example: Blogger.com, WordPress.com, Tumblr.com , Livejournal.com , weebly, wix, squarespace.com etc etc.
You can also go with those companies who offer free web hosting services with limited web space. Make sure that they are reputed companies and not blocked by Google.
Why Its important to buy different IP address?
Ans: Its important because To Remove footprints of your private blog network. If you host all blogs from same IP address or same web hosting company then your entire blog network will be treated as link farm and Google will simply ban your website from their search results. Fresh IP for each blog in your network will minimize the Possibility that Google will find your blog network.
Step 3: Content Management System : One Important Factor to consider while creating Private blog network is Content Management system . This part is not discussed openly elsewhere so far. But we will unlock all doors to create perfect Blog network by removing all footprints.
There are many types of Content management system for your website need. Use all of them and make your network perfect. Have some more pain but reward would be big.
List of different CMS
Step 4 : Articles (Managing Content) : Make Sure that each website/Blog have minimum of 10 to 15 articles published on it. All articles must be unique and related to your main focused keyword for your money site.
Step 5 : Backlinking: Once your Network is ready with minimum of 5+ blogs (depend on related keyword) then start building backlinks to those blogs. You can buy backlinking services from Fiverr.com or any other source for just $5 to $20 per domain. I prefer to buy backlink service from different sellers for each blog so that you can get the diversity of backlinks to your network.
Conclusion of Private Blog Network:
PBN is a strong tool for Off-Site SEO and you must utilize it in proper way to boost ranking in search engine for your Money Site. It gives complete control over backlink to your money site as you own all websites which link to your main website. You can edit/Manipulate as much as your need.
Create as much as possible blogs related to your main keyword using Free Blogging Services, Paid Self Hosted Blogs, Free Self Hosted blogs (Hosted on Free Servers) with the help of different Content Management systems like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla , ExpressEngine. Post between 10 to 20 Article on each blog. Use Micro Blogging websites like Twitter and Social media like facebook and Google+ as well to promote your Private blog network and Money Website.
Please Consider to Read Private Blog Network Advantages and Disadvantages