Ranking with Parasites
You've heard it one too many times. Spam is dead? Right? Wrong. When trying to rank a new domain, spam may not be the first choice, as with the new updates, it's harder to rank a website with spam. However, there are still options, and they're making advanced SEOs, like me, and complete newbies tons of money. How? Parasites.
Parasites are websites that Google sees as trustworthy, and compared to a new domain, rankings on parasites are much quicker and easier to achieve. These sites have a reputation for constantly putting out high quality content, having great link profiles, and going viral. These are generally aged domains, meaning that, even with no links, will outrank your brand new domain, even with thousands of dollars worth of link building. Contrary to a new domain, these sites can take more than a few rounds of spam. I've built millions of links to parasites, and never had a page or subdomain of the "parasite" deindexed or penalized. Also, in the end of the tutorial, there will be a gem for you guys. After reading the article, you can go out and rank without any links. The main goal, when dealing with a parasite, is to obtain an inner page on the website and try to put some content, enough to rank it, and maybe even link back to your own site. To give you a better feel of sites that can be made parasites, check the list below.
Some examples of parasites are:
Amazon Product Pages
Facebook Fan Pages (very high success rate, don't budge at first, but good for long term!)
About.me (insanely quick indexing + ranking)
Imgur (make sure to submit to gallery)
Twitter (PR10 root domain, very good for 2 word niches)
Blog.com (like WordPress/Blogger, but allows for more customization and doesn't remove blogs for spam)
As you can see, this Twitter page with 70,000 links is beating thousands of sites that are using PBN, SAPE and other high quality links. The reason for this is the domain authority, Twitter is the only parasite that has a PR of 10, no other site, even Facebook, can compare.
These are just a few of the sites that can be used for parasite ranking, hold tight, though. There will be a complete list of sites at the end of this post, including my special gem.
Now, let's get started with the parasite creation. We're going to be going with the last parasite listed above, Blog.com - we will be targeting the keyword "how to lose weight". Registering an account on Blog.com is quite easy, click here to create your own account.
Fill out the form like you'd normally do, and then continue onto the next step. Make sure to pay attention, as this step is a deciding factor in your success, or failure.
Although parasites are hosted on domains that carry a lot of authority, on page optimization is important. This means that you should be using an optimized URL and title tags. These are important, and many people who use parasites to rank ignore this. Take a look at the example below, targeting the keyword: "how to lose weight".
After filling in all of the forms, you will be redirected to a page where you choose your plan, pick the basic (free) plan. You should be prompted to verify your email, as soon as you do that, you're good to go.
Now, visit the subdomain that you just created. We are going to be treating this Blog.com subdomain like our own website, the only difference is. we won't need to spend hours ranking it. The CMS that Blog.com uses is WordPress based, so if you have any experience in WordPress at all, you should be set. Select the "posts" and the "pages" options from the sidebar, and delete the sample page and the default "Hello World!" post.
After deleting the default options, go ahead and set a theme. There are many preinstalled themes that you can convert to with the click of a button, this can easily be done from the "Appearance" tab, located on the left sidebar.
When you are done with that, go to the "Pages" tab, and create a new page. Now, we are going to be manipulating Google into thinking that this site is a multi-page authority site (hosted on an authoritative domain!). The first step is to add an "About Me" page. Have no idea what to write? We've got you covered.
You can easily create content like this, with (literally) the click of a button here (I combined 3 generated phrases into one big paragraph):
Spent 2001-2008 investing in crickets for farmers. Prior to my current job I was writing about shaving cream in Los Angeles, CA. Once had a dream of selling terrorism in Bethesda, MD. Spent a weekend marketing cigarettes in Edison, NJ. Won several awards for donating jump ropes in Prescott, AZ. Won several awards for consulting about yard waste in Prescott, AZ. Uniquely-equipped for getting to know gravy for no pay. Spent the better part of the 90's promoting jack-in-the-boxes in Africa. Enthusiastic about getting my feet wet with saliva in Salisbury, MD. Spent two years donating sheep on Wall Street. Earned praised for my work researching basketballs in Gainesville, FL. Had a brief career licensing velcro in Gainesville, FL. Spent high school summers creating marketing channels for cannibalism in Ocean City, NJ. Spent 2002-2008 developing strategies for teddy bears in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Had moderate success training velcro in Edison, NJ. My current pet project is implementing weebles in Gainesville, FL. Had moderate success building g.i. joes in Gainesville, FL. Spoke at an international conference about writing about dogmas in the financial sector.
This content is going to not make any sense at all to a human, but we're going to manipulate Google into believing that your website is popular and has more than just a single page. This also means more indexed pages, and in turn, better rankings. Plus, it's completely unique and ready to be published.
Now, after we've completed that little sneaky trick, we're going to be going on and adding some killer content. Although this is an authority site, and spun content would work, it's better to write unique and authoritative content to make Google think that your site is not an affiliate site. Below is an example of good content, and some spun content.
Here is some good content from WebMD (that is ranking:
Here is a terrible spun article found on a random site (that isn't ranking):
Content can make it or break it, so make sure to churn out some great content for the site and read it over once or twice before publishing. We recommend 500-600 word articles, however, in the end, it is up to you; Google uses content as a base of what your site is, so make sure to include the keyword very frequently, keyword density can be higher, as it is hosted on an aged, authority parasite.
Almost there. Now, to reduce the removal of our parasite page, we're going to have to make it look as legitimate as possible. This means going to the "Settings" tab on the sidebar off to the left and adding some information to make it look like an actual site.
Now, you're ready to start blasting. Whether you have GSA, Scrapebox, Xrumer, SENuke or Ultimate Demon, feel free blast away. If you are not familiar, or do not own any of these tools, check out these Fiverr gigs from Wyatt that can help you rank your website with only $5!
Here is an example of a campaign made in GSA.
All platforms have been selected, this may slow down the LpM, but diversity does play a big role, you're better off with a wide variety of links (even if they aren't the highest quality), than just random blog comments. This is why I chose GSA over other tools, as the ability to build links on various platforms exists in this tool, in contrast to others. Just blast away.
Now, as I promised earlier in the article: huge parasite list, and my secret gem. I promise, I deliver. Let's jump right into this.
Starting off with the huge parasite list, well, think of it like this. You are trying to target large websites, as they have preexisting authority, and you are piggybacking off of it. Now, if only there was a place to conveniently find sites like these. A lot of people skip through this, but here it is. Click me! Simple.
Need to rank for a specific country? Alexa's got you covered.
Need to rank for a specific niche set? She's there for you.
Have fun. Now, let's get to the promised gem. The best for last. Ranking parasites... without backlinks.
Notice that site? Well, let's look here too...
No links. Nothing. Why? Academia.edu is a growing community of 13,697,920+ researchers, actively posting content. The site has tens of millions of indexed pages that have extremely high authority, and we are not just leeching off of that authority. The domain has no limits, barriers or anything - get your own .edu parasite with Academia.
What are you waiting here for? Go out there and get the rankings you deserve!
To your success,
The DripApps Team