Private Blog Networks, popularly known as PBN’s, were the latest target of Google manual penalty. Over the past few days, Google has reportedly penalized a lot of PBN networks that were used by webmasters to manipulate their rankings. These Private Blog Networks were a big hit lately as marketers claim getting good results from using them. But not anymore, since Google started sending hundreds of manual penalty notifications to those participating in these link networks.
Blackhatworld, a popular forum for SEO’s, were discussing heavily the impact of such action from Google. Many sellers from the forum were penalized and recieved Google’s “thin content” penalty.
Did you recieve similar email notification from Google?