Google Pagerank and "Class-C Addresses"

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Mon Sep 21 20:26:49 UTC 2009

We used to have a lot of people buying IP's in bulk for SEO. They
would all cancel within one or two months citing that they couldn't
afford it or the project failed, etc. Guess they realized that the
whole thing is a myth.


On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 4:09 PM, david raistrick <drais at> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Sep 2009, David Hubbard wrote:
>> We've had customers leave and go elsewhere after refusing to give them
>> IP's they didn't need because they were convinced by some SEO 'expert' that
>> they need a bunch of doorway sites on a variety of /24's.  If someone is
>> willing to leave their host over that, there are certainly going to be hosts
>> willing to dish up IP's for SEO reasons, and the waste of addresses
>> continues.
> I'll take that one further:
> I got -fired- my first day after explaining why using proxy servers spread
> across the world to "present" websites from different IP addresses a) did
> nothing to help their search result rankings and b) was a complete waste of
> resources.....
> Some people just don't want to know.
> --
> david raistrick
> drais at   

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